Press Start to Play by John Joseph Adams, Daniel H. Wilson

528 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction science fiction short stories challenging fast-paced
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Video games are a multi-billion dollar a year industry that has outpaced movies and books combined. The humble, pixelated games of the ‘70s and ‘80s have evolved into the vivid, realistic, and immersive form of entertainment that now rivals all ot...

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adventurous 100%
dark 80%
emotional 80%
funny 80%
mysterious 80%
lighthearted 40%
tense 40%
challenging 20%
hopeful 20%
informative 20%
inspiring 20%
reflective 20%
relaxing 20%
sad 20%


medium 85%
fast 14%

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Strong character development?

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Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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