As narrator of this offbeat, futuristic adventure, Wil Wheaton must evoke a teen's naïveté and cynicism about real life and incorporate this veteran gaming geek's expertise of ‘80s culture. With nods to Willy Wonka, William Gibson, and Neal Stephenson, a cross-genre plot involves gaming jousts as the hero attempts to win top score on his quest to inherit a dead billionaire's control of an interactive universe of cyber-worlds. Wheaton is up to the task, presenting an engaging treasure hunt while also dramatizing the hero’s enthusiasm at playing classic games like Pac-Man. Also a twist on PILGRIM’S PROGRESS, this novel has something for everyone. J.L. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2011]
Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2011
CD ISBN 9780307913142 $40.00 Thirteen CDs
DD ISBN 9780307913159 $22.50
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2011
CD ISBN 9780307970060 $40.00 Thirteen CDs
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