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[book] Ready Player One

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by lue03, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. lue03

    lue03 Contributing Member

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    Anyone read this book? I just finished it and i think it was a really good book.
     
  2. Blake

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    Yes, I read it a few months ago. Enjoyed it. I hear they are making a movie based on it.
     
  3. lue03

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    I think Warner Brothers bought the rights to it a few years back
     
  4. bobmarley

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    Fun read. You will like it if you like any 80's movies, video games, or music.
     
  5. lue03

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    yeah I’m actually about to watch War Games and Monty Python and the Holy Grail again later on today.
     
  6. bobmarley

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    I thought how he beat Pac-man perfectly was pretty awesome.
     
  7. lue03

    lue03 Contributing Member

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    I can't even get pass level 3.
     
  8. MoonDogg

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    I read it awhile back....give it a thumbs up.
     
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    I'm a huge fan of that book. I loved it. It was a really fun read.
     
  10. VesceySux

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    Brilliant book.
     
  11. EddieWasSnubbed

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    I'm reading this now. About halfway done and I love it. The fact that they gave away a DeLaurean through an Easter egg in the book is genius and makes me like it that much more.


    I hope Warner Brothers hurries with the movie.
     
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    Ahh man, can we get this in the What are you reading thread! I use that thread as my "what to read next..." spot.
     
  13. finalsbound

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    I'm about halfway done. Brilliant, addicting read.
     
  14. RMGEEGEE

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    Finished the book recently as well. I also liked it a lot. Usually the girlfriend and I will share books after we finish, but I was thinking she probably wouldn't be into it as much as I was.

    To understand some of the terminology and what's going on, I feel like ya either gotta be born in/before the 80's or be a gamer.

    Isn't this his first book?

    Also... I'm not so sure this will be a good movie... I can't imagine them creating a movie under 2 hours with so much going on in the book. Also, what about the licensing (right word?) for all of the old movies/games/books?
     
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    Yeah the whole time I was wondering how they could possibly make a movie with all the rights they would need to collect. Really fun read though.
     
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    I downloaded it to listen to, but haven't had the chance yet. I've been told it was really good though.
     
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    I enjoyed this book a lot! It was very fun having all the retro games integrated into book. :)
     
  18. EddieWasSnubbed

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    Me too. I hope they can.


    His next book, which nobody is really sure what the subject is - except that he says it's going to be every videogamer's ultimate fantasy - has already sold movie rights to Universal, and there is already a production company attached. The book itself isn't out yet.
     
  19. lue03

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    a funny moment was when Aech reveals who he really is.
     
  20. bobmarley

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    ooh! tell me more! haha
     

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