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Press start to play
Title:
Press start to play
ISBN:
9781101873304
Physical Description:
xix, 507 pages ; 21 cm
Contents:
God mode / Daniel H. Wilson -- NPC / Charles Yu -- Respawn / Hiroshi Sakurazaka -- Desert walk / S.R. Mastrantone -- Rat catcher's yellows / Charlie Jane Anders -- 1UP / Holly Black -- Survival horror / Seanan McGuire -- Real / Django Wexler -- Outliers / Nicole Feldringer -- end game / Chris Avellone -- Save me plz / David Barr Kirtley -- Relive box / T.C. Boyle -- Roguelike / Marc Laidlaw -- All of the people in your party have died / Robin Wasserman -- Recoil / Micky Neilson -- Anda's game / Cory Doctorow -- Coma kings / Jessica Barber -- Stats / Marguerite K. Bennett -- Please continue / Chris Kluwe -- Creation screen / Rhianna Pratchett -- Fresh prince of gamma world / Austin Grossman -- Gamer's end / Yoon Ha Lee -- Clockwork soldier / Ken Liu -- Killswitch / Catherynne M. Valente -- Twarrior / Andy Weir -- Select character / Hugh Howey.
Abstract:
A groundbreaking anthology of short stories from award-winning writers and game-industry titans who have embarked on a quest to explore what happens when video games and science fiction collide. From text-based adventures to first-person shooters, dungeon crawlers to horror games, these twenty-six stories play with our notion of what video games can be-and what they can become-in smart and singular ways.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC, 2015.
General Note:
"A Vintage Original"

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