Vaporware by Richard Dansky

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Video game projects get shut down all the time, but when the one Ryan Colter and his team have poured their hearts into gets cut, something different happens: the game refuses to go away. Now Blue Lightning is alive, and it wants something from Ryan - something only he can give it.

And everybody knows how addictive video games can be…
 

About Richard Dansky

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Writer, game designer and cad, Richard Dansky was named one of the Top 20 videogame writers in the world in 2009 by Gamasutra. His work includes bestselling games such as TOM CLANCY’S SPLINTER CELL: CONVICTION, FAR CRY, TOM CLANCY’S RAINBOW SIX: 3, OUTLAND, and the upcoming SPLINTER CELL: BLACKLIST. His writing has appeared in magazines ranging from The Escapist to Lovecraft Studies, as well as numerous anthologies. The author of the critically acclaimed novel FIREFLY RAIN, he was a major contributor to White Wolf’s World of Darkness setting with credits on over a hundred RPG supplements. Richard lives in North Carolina with his wife, statistician and blogger Melinda Thielbar, and their amorphously large collections of books and single malt whiskeys.
 
Published May 17, 2013 by JournalStone. 346 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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In this engaging yet leisurely thriller, PW reviewer and longtime gaming insider Dansky (Snowbird Gothic) explores technology gone awry. Ryan Colter, creative director for Horseshoe Games, is heartbro

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Blue Lightning, a video game intended to take the gaming experience up several notches, has captured Ryan Colter's complete attention, to the detriment of his personal life. As he and his team work furiously against deadlines and interoffice politics, other forces are at play. The word comes down...

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Blue Lightning, a video game intended to take the gaming experience up several notches, has captured Ryan Colter's complete attention, to the detriment of his personal life. As he and his team work furiously against deadlines and interoffice politics, other forces are at play. The word comes down...

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