Currently Reading: Ready Player One

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One might say that Ready Player One is a remix of Neal Stephenson’s 1992ย Snow Crash. Both novels are set in an ugly future where greedy, money slave corporations have taken over the world so people constantly look for refugeย in virtual reality. In RPO’s case, that virtual reality is called OASIS, a fitting name. While both novels seem in every way similar – nerdย utopias, ass-kicking female characters, sarcasm, sticking it to the man… the main difference is that RPO is more like a treasure hunt perpetrated by a sort of Bill Gates character while SC is a cyberpunkย detective story. Continue reading “Currently Reading: Ready Player One”

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