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Every Video Game in 'Ready Player One' Explained By Author Ernest Cline | WIRED

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Ernest Cline, author of the best-selling novel 'Ready Player One,' and one of the screenwriters behind the upcoming film, deep dives into his book and explains the stories behind every video game referenced in 'Ready Player One.' From Yars' Revenge to Asteroids to Quake, Ernest goes into the history of each game and reveals why he included it in the book.



Video games featured:



Dungeons of Daggorath

Zork

Pac-Man

Ms. Pac-Man

Black Tiger

Tempest

Adventure

Sword Quest series

Joust

Akalabeth: World of Doom

ULTIMA series

Dig Dug

Galaga

EverQuest

Tennis For Two

Spacewar!

The Colossal Cave

Combat

Space Invaders

Star Raiders

Asteroids

Centipede

Battlezone

Astro Smash

Defender

Madness and the Minotaur

Raaka-tu

Bedlam

Pyramid

Gorf

Donkey Kong

Burger Time

The Empire Strikes Back

Pitfall

Starmaster

Q*bert

Robotron: 2084

Yars’ Revenge

Zaxxon

Time Pilot

E.T.

Contra

Heavy Barrel

Kaboom!

Vigilante

Crime Fighters

Golden Axe

Smash TV

Street Fighter II

Quake

Doom
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