Ready Player One

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly • San Francisco Chronicle • Village Voice • Chicago Sun-Times • iO9 • The AV Club “Delightful . . . the grown-up’s Harry Potter.”—HuffPost “An addictive ...

Author: Ernest Cline

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0307887456

Category: Fiction

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. “Enchanting . . . Willy Wonka meets The Matrix.”—USA Today • “As one adventure leads expertly to the next, time simply evaporates.”—Entertainment Weekly A world at stake. A quest for the ultimate prize. Are you ready? In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the OASIS, a vast virtual world where most of humanity spends their days. When the eccentric creator of the OASIS dies, he leaves behind a series of fiendish puzzles, based on his obsession with the pop culture of decades past. Whoever is first to solve them will inherit his vast fortune—and control of the OASIS itself. Then Wade cracks the first clue. Suddenly he’s beset by rivals who’ll kill to take this prize. The race is on—and the only way to survive is to win. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly • San Francisco Chronicle • Village Voice • Chicago Sun-Times • iO9 • The AV Club “Delightful . . . the grown-up’s Harry Potter.”—HuffPost “An addictive read . . . part intergalactic scavenger hunt, part romance, and all heart.”—CNN “A most excellent ride . . . Cline stuffs his novel with a cornucopia of pop culture, as if to wink to the reader.”—Boston Globe “Ridiculously fun and large-hearted . . . Cline is that rare writer who can translate his own dorky enthusiasms into prose that’s both hilarious and compassionate.”—NPR “[A] fantastic page-turner . . . starts out like a simple bit of fun and winds up feeling like a rich and plausible picture of future friendships in a world not too distant from our own.”—iO9

Ready Player Two

A wild ride. Make this into a movie now.' The Times 'Ernest Cline takes Ready Player One, gives it a software update, adds some more nostalgia and delivers sheer joy in Ready Player Two.

Author: Ernest Cline

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473539757

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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_____________________ AN UNEXPECTED QUEST. TWO WORLDS AT STAKE. ARE YOU READY? Days after winning OASIS founder James Halliday's contest, Wade Watts makes a discovery that changes everything. Hidden within Halliday's vaults, waiting for his heir to find it, lies a technological advancement that will once again change the world and make the OASIS a thousand times more wondrous - and addictive - than even Wade dreamed possible. With it comes a new riddle, and a new quest: a last Easter egg from Halliday, hinting at a mysterious prize. And an unexpected, impossibly powerful, and dangerous new rival awaits, one who'll kill millions to get what he wants. Wade's life and the future of the OASIS are again at stake, but this time the fate of humanity also hangs in the balance. Lovingly nostalgic and wildly original as only Ernest Cline could conceive it, Ready Player Two takes us on another imaginative, fun, action-packed adventure through his beloved virtual universe, and jolts us thrillingly into the future once again. _____________________ 'Delving back into the universe of OASIS is a nostalgic delight... fans will love returning to Cline's virtual world.' Press Association 'Living up to the smash hit Ready Player One - turned into a film by Steven Spielberg - was never going to be easy, but Ernest Cline's wry and savage sequel shows how it should be done... A wild ride. Make this into a movie now.' The Times 'Ernest Cline takes Ready Player One, gives it a software update, adds some more nostalgia and delivers sheer joy in Ready Player Two.' Phil Williams, Times Radio 'A stunning, futuristic thrill-ride, full of nostalgia and wonderful set-pieces. Ready Player Two improves on everything from its predecessor.' Daily Express _____________________ Praise for Ready Player One: 'Enchanting . . . Willy Wonka meets The Matrix.' USA Today 'An addictive read . . . part intergalactic scavenger hunt, part romance, and all heart.' CNN 'Delightful . . . the grown-up's Harry Potter.' HuffPost 'As one adventure leads expertly to the next, time simply evaporates.' Entertainment Weekly 'Gorgeously geeky, superbly entertaining, [and] spectacularly successful.' Daily Mail 'A smart, funny thriller that both celebrates and critiques online culture.' San Francisco Chronicle 'A geek fantasia, '80s culture memoir and commentary on the future of online behavior all at once.' Austin American-Statesman

Ready Player One

Book is inspired by Steven Spielberg film 2018 This book is perfect gift for kids and teens Each illustration is printed on a separate sheet (8.5'' x 11'') to avoid bleed through

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High quality exclusive images with premium quality, everyone will be happy with it! Book is inspired by Steven Spielberg film 2018 This book is perfect gift for kids and teens Each illustration is printed on a separate sheet (8.5'' x 11'') to avoid bleed through

Ready Player One

Warning: This is an independent addition to Ready Player One, meant to enhance your experience of the original book.

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Warning: This is an independent addition to Ready Player One, meant to enhance your experience of the original book. If you have not yet bought the original copy, make sure to purchase it before buying this unofficial summary from aBookaDay. In the world Wade Watts was born to, human civilization is on the brink of collapse. Famine, war, and the consequences of climate change loom large. The only escape is OASIS, an immersive computer program in which anyone can be anything, and any world imaginable can be coded into the system. When the man who created OASIS dies, he leaves behind an immense fortune, and no heirs, with a will that names his successor the person who can find the Easter egg he left behind in the game. The world scrambles to decipher his clues. Wade is just a high school student, but when he becomes the first person to solver a major clue, he discovers that fame and fortune come with danger, and the powerful will do anything to get their hands on the prize. Read more....Download your copy today!Available on PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. (c) 2015 All Rights Reserved

Summary of Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

The setting of the novel is a dystopian Earth in 2044/2045. The planet, which became a globalized civilization, is facing a global energy crisis, climate change and several other issues.

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The setting of the novel is a dystopian Earth in 2044/2045. The planet, which became a globalized civilization, is facing a global energy crisis, climate change and several other issues. Most of the people spend their time in a virtual space/reality known as the OASIS. The designer of the OASIS left a treasure game, the Hunt, to play within the OASIS. The winner of the Easter egg hidden by the designer will get his fortune. The protagonist Wade Watts and his friends compete for the game, while also fighting an evil corporate entity. The film adaptation of the novel, produced and directed by Steven Spielberg, will release in March 2018.

The Art of Ready Player One

The book also features exclusive interviews and commentary from the creative team, forming the perfect companion to one of the most exciting films of 2018.

Author: Gina McIntyre

Publisher: Insight Editions

ISBN: 9781683832096

Category: Performing Arts

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Discover the captivating art of Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One. Our dystopian world lies on the brink of chaos and collapse, but the people have found their salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday. When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune in the form of a digital Easter egg hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. Wade Watts, an unlikely young hero, decides to join the contest and embarks on a reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical world of action, danger, and mystery. Directed by Steven Spielberg and based on author Ernest Cline’s internationally best-selling book, Ready Player One is a hugely imaginative sci-fi adventure set in a rich virtual world. The Art of Ready Player One explores the creation of the incredible design work for this much-anticipated film, showcasing a wealth of concept art, sketches, storyboards, and other stunning visuals. The book also features exclusive interviews and commentary from the creative team, forming the perfect companion to one of the most exciting films of 2018.

Ready Player One

In 2045, people seek to escape from reality through the virtual reality entertainment universe called the OASIS (Ontologically Anthropocentric Sensory Immersive Simulation), created by James Halliday and Ogden Morrow of Gregarious Games.

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In 2045, people seek to escape from reality through the virtual reality entertainment universe called the OASIS (Ontologically Anthropocentric Sensory Immersive Simulation), created by James Halliday and Ogden Morrow of Gregarious Games. After Halliday's death, a pre-recorded message left by his avatar Anorak announces a game, granting ownership of the OASIS to the first to find the golden Easter egg within it, which gets locked behind a gate requiring three keys which players can obtain by accomplishing three challenges. The contest has lured several "Gunters", or egg hunters, and the interest of Nolan Sorrento, the CEO of Innovative Online Industries (IOI) who seeks to control the OASIS himself by inserting intrusive online advertising. IOI uses an army of indentured servants, and employees called "Sixers" to find the egg.

Ready Player One

The film was noted to have significant differences from the book, with some critics calling the film's plot an improvement over the source material.

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Ready Player One is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film produced and directed by Steven Spielberg, and written by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline, based on Cline's 2011 novel of the same name. The film stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg, and Mark Rylance.The film takes place in the year 2045, when much of humanity uses the virtual reality software OASIS to escape the desolation of the real world. Orphaned teenager Wade Watts (Sheridan) discovers clues to a hidden game within the program that promises the winner full ownership of the OASIS, and joins several allies to try to complete the game before a large company run by businessman Nolan Sorrento (Mendelsohn) can do so.Ready Player One premiered at South by Southwest on March 11, 2018, was theatrically released by Warner Bros. Pictures in the United States on March 29, 2018, in 2D, Real D 3D, IMAX and IMAX 3D. It has grossed $581 million worldwide, making it the sixth-highest-grossing film of 2018. The film received generally positive reviews, with critics praising its visuals, brisk pacing, and Rylance's performance. The film was noted to have significant differences from the book, with some critics calling the film's plot an improvement over the source material.

Ready Player One

StorylineIn the year 2045, the real world is a harsh place.

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StorylineIn the year 2045, the real world is a harsh place. The only time Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) truly feels alive is when he escapes to the OASIS, an immersive virtual universe where most of humanity spends their days. In the OASIS, you can go anywhere, do anything, be anyone-the only limits are your own imagination. The OASIS was created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday (Mark Rylance), who left his immense fortune and total control of the Oasis to the winner of a three-part contest he designed to find a worthy heir. When Wade conquers the first challenge of the reality-bending treasure hunt, he and his friends-aka the High Five-are hurled into a fantastical universe of discovery and danger to save the OASIS.

Armada

At once reinventing and paying homage to science-fiction classics as only Ernest Cline can, Armada is a rollicking, surprising thriller, a coming-of-age adventure, and an alien invasion tale like nothing you've ever read before.

Author: Ernest Cline

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0804137269

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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From the author of Ready Player One, a rollicking alien invasion thriller that embraces and subverts science-fiction conventions as only Ernest Cline could. Zack Lightman has never much cared for reality. He vastly prefers the countless science-fiction movies, books, and videogames he's spent his life consuming. And too often, he catches himself wishing that some fantastic, impossible, world-altering event could arrive to whisk him off on a grand spacefaring adventure. So when he sees the flying saucer, he's sure his years of escapism have finally tipped over into madness. Especially because the alien ship he's staring at is straight out of his favorite videogame, a flight simulator callled Armada--in which gamers just happen to be protecting Earth from alien invaders. As impossible as it seems, what Zack's seeing is all too real. And it's just the first in a blur of revlations that will force him to question everything he thought he knew about Earth's history, its future, even his own life--and to play the hero for real, with humanity's life in the balance. But even through the terror and exhilaration, he can't help thinking: Doesn't something about this scenario feel a little bit like...well...fiction? At once reinventing and paying homage to science-fiction classics as only Ernest Cline can, Armada is a rollicking, surprising thriller, a coming-of-age adventure, and an alien invasion tale like nothing you've ever read before.

STUDY GUIDE FOR ERNEST CLINE S READY PLAYER ONE

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Ready Player One

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Deziree , a behemoth of script and storyboards. These definitive, vibrant film blueprints published on the heels of the final film's closely guarded release are destined to be enshrined on every fan's bedside table, studied in universities, and emulated by filmmakers.

Ready Player One A Novel by Ernest Cline Trivia On Books

John Scalzi, the renowned sci-fi writer, referred to Ready Player One as "nerdgasm". You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are.

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Trivia-on-Book: Ready Player One: A Novel by Ernest Cline Take the challenge yourself and share it with friends and family for a time of fun! Author Ernest Cline takes his readers on an adventurous and entertaining ride to the not-so-distant future. He touches the right chords by injecting the 1980's into the plot with a fast-paced and engrossing storyline that forces the reader to toy with the idea of a virtual world's clash with the real. John Scalzi, the renowned sci-fi writer, referred to Ready Player One as "nerdgasm". You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently curated trivia quiz on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're looking for new materials to the book or would like to take the challenge yourself and share it with your friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach to Ready Player One by Ernest Cline that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Promising quality and value, come play your trivia of a favorite book!

Summary of Ready Player One by Ernest Cline Finish Entire Novel in 15 Minutes

Here's a sample of what you'll see in this book: Summary of Ready Player One The novel starts with Wade Watts, the narrator and central character of the book, remembering the death of James Halliday, designer of the videogame OASIS.

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"Wanna Read But Not Enough Time? Then, grab a SpeedyReads of Ready Player One by Ernest Cline now! Here's a sample of what you'll see in this book: Summary of Ready Player One The novel starts with Wade Watts, the narrator and central character of the book, remembering the death of James Halliday, designer of the videogame OASIS. In his parting message, Anorak's Invitation, Halliday left a game for the world to play, called The Hunt, and indicated that whoever solved the game would get his fortune. The game focused on finding an Easter egg hidden by Halliday. His book, Anorak's Almanac, is a really important text to gain insight into Halliday's mind and assist with the game. During the first year after Halliday's death, people were obsessed with the game but the fever eventually died since no one was able to find anything for a long time. After five years, in February 2045, the Copper Key (a really important key in the Hunt) was found by then 18-year-old Wade. *this is an unofficial summary of Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. It is not endorsed, affiliated by Ready Player One or Ernest Cline. It is not the full book. Download And Start Reading Now - Even if it's 3 AM! Hurry, Limited Quantities Available! *Bonus Section Included* 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed or your money back!"

Ready Player One

Great Coloring Book inspired by 2018 science film Ready Player One is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film produced and directed by Steven Spielberg Wonderful characters are waiting for you inside this book Each illustration is ...

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Great Coloring Book inspired by 2018 science film Ready Player One is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film produced and directed by Steven Spielberg Wonderful characters are waiting for you inside this book Each illustration is printed on a separate sheet (8.5'' x 11'') to avoid bleed through

A Parent s Guide to Ready Player One

Ready. Player. One. “Being human totally sucks most of the time. Video games
are the only thing that make life bearable.” 3 4 ... Ready. for. Ready. Player. One?
Imagine a future not too far removed from our own in which a brilliant computer ...

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This bestselling novel and film appeals to gamers, sci-fi enthusiasts, and kids of the 1980s alike, giving families a chance for common enjoyment and deep conversations. If your teens love RPO, this guide can help make sense of the good and the bad and offers lots of discussion questions. Parent Guides are your one-stop shop for biblical guidance on teen culture, trends, and struggles. In 15 pages or fewer, each guide tackles issues your teens are facing right now—things like doubts, the latest apps and video games, mental health, technological pitfalls, and more. Using Scripture as their backbone, these Parent Guides offer compassionate insight to teens’ world, thoughts, and feelings, as well as discussion questions and practical advice for impactful discipleship.

Ready Player One Coloring Book

Ready Player One Coloring Book - Ready Player One Movie Adult Coloring Book Welcome to the world of Ready Player One Coloring Book - Ready Player One Coloring Book with illustrative background.

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Ready Player One Coloring Book - Ready Player One Movie Adult Coloring Book Welcome to the world of Ready Player One Coloring Book - Ready Player One Coloring Book with illustrative background. Enjoy a good coloring of Ready Player One movie with illustration. A perfect coloring pattern combination for therapeutic and stress relief.

Teacher Guide and Novel Unit for Ready Player One

This series is designed to provide ready-to-use resources for novel study and includes key vocabulary, student organizer pages, and assessments.

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This series is designed to provide ready-to-use resources for novel study and includes key vocabulary, student organizer pages, and assessments.

Summary of Armada

Summary of Armada: A novel by the author of Ready Player One by Ernest Cline: Trivia/Quiz for Fans Features You'll Discover Inside: - A comprehensive guide to aid in discussion and discovery - 30 multiple choice questions on the book, plots ...

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Summary of Armada: A novel by the author of Ready Player One by Ernest Cline: Trivia/Quiz for Fans Features You'll Discover Inside: - A comprehensive guide to aid in discussion and discovery - 30 multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters, and author - Insightful resource for teachers, groups, or individuals - Keep track of scores with results to determine "fan status" - Share with other book fans and readers for mutual enjoyment Disclaimer: This is an unofficial summary, analysis and trivia book to enhance a reader's experience to books they already love and appreciate. We encourage our readers to purchase the original book first before downloading this companion book for your enjoyment.

Summary of Ready Player One A Novel Trivia Quiz for Fans

Features You'll Discover Inside: - A comprehensive guide to aid in discussion and discovery - 30 multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters, and author - Insightful resource for teachers, groups, or individuals - Keep track of ...

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Summary of Ready Player One: A Novel by Ernest Cline: Trivia/Quiz for Fans Join Wade Watts, aka Parzival, on a virtual quest to escape his real life and find fortune and power in this dystopian sci-fi novel written by Ernest Cline. Wade is competing in an epic battle with other OASIS users to find the "ticket" to Halliday's fortune and power. Wade must "win" to survive. Along the way, Wade is forced to decide between the virtual world and the real world. Should he forsake his perfect virtual world for the real life he so desperately wanted to escape? Features You'll Discover Inside: - A comprehensive guide to aid in discussion and discovery - 30 multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters, and author - Insightful resource for teachers, groups, or individuals - Keep track of scores with results to determine "fan status" - Share with other book fans and readers for mutual enjoyment Disclaimer: This is an unofficial summary, analysis and trivia book to enhance a reader's experience to books they already love and appreciate. We encourage our readers to purchase the original book first before downloading this companion book for your enjoyment.