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The action is truly nonstop and interesting. There is some violence, but no sex scenes or innuendos, which is surprising today. I really like the way this guy writes. The book was free at the time I got it and I will be reading more of this author in the future, free or not! Pet Peeve: why do people have to curse using someone's deity? I often wonder if they intentionally mean to ostracize a certain group of people who could possibly be stable customers? Mabe they don't think at all.
Exciting throughout and with a good ending which opens up the possibilities of a follow on book
I never wanted to play games, But if they become this interactive, I might end becoming an addict.
This book was an amazing one sitting read for mr ... YES, Believe me my eyes are watering & my back tired from continuously sitting to finish reading and guess what, I got CONTINUE ? at 11 pm.
Cheatcode is a great read for lovers of cyberpunk and MMO's. It's well written and well paced. It will draw you in from the beginning.
Although it's a stand alone novel, it will leave you ready to read more from the very same Mikey Campling Universe. Enjoy!
The book is well-written and it had me captivated until the end. I wanted to find out what happened, and I loved some of the writing devices and descriptive portions used to fill in the spaces between action.
That said, here are a few things that are bugging me about the book:
The rules of the "game" are not well-defined from the start, so as the story progresses the main character's exploits and touted problem-solving skills feel more like the author cheating and introducing new mechanics simply to help the protagonist.
I was really looking forward to seeing the Father and Son reunited, and I anticipated a drawn-out, comedic scene where both are shocked to find the other and are even more shocked to find out what they have been up to. The time comes, and... the reunion falls flat. It's way too short, and they both seem to act out of character for it. They have a touching moment according to the author, but I couldn't see it personally.
Lastly... the "final confrontation" with Will (the antagonist) consists of them insulting him and then running away. He doesn't even try to stop them. When the "good guys" try to find him and stop him later, it is revealed that he could escape all along, and he is long gone. This begs the question: why in the world didn't Will (or whatever his other form's name was) just steal the key himself? He was locked up (but with the ability to escape at any time) only a short distance from the room where it was held.
This author attaches the reader firmly to Hank, the young gamer who gets dragged through astounding experiences with upgrades by both his own and a "frenemy's" manipulations. Not being a gamer but definitely interested in a computer's workings, I found this book to be mesmerizing. Hank's home life sent him searching for some respite and control--but he got far more action and distraction than he wanted. And he learned far more than he expected. The surprises at the end left me smiling, eager to read the next book(s).
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