Ready Player One meets Mr Robot In the future, all computers simultaneously brick--except, as it turns out, those from the 80s. Society retools around retro tech. Max Root, a refugee in a tent camp, starts seeing 8-bit visions, ultimately leading up to playable game levels. What's at the end of the level, though, is of intense interest to the greedy CEO of the LevelUP corporation, and the fate of the all technology hangs in the balance. Have you ever had your heart race as you typed 'take sword'? Have you ever lined up quarters on an arcade machine? Have you ever been disappointed that your princess was in another castle? Have you ever joyfully exclaimed 'unexplored territory!' as you uncovered a hidden passageway? Have you ever spotted sly Star Wars references in a novel you were reading? Have you ever been eaten by a grue? Then this is the book for you! Something delightful on every page. Escape to a simpler time inside the pages of LevelUP.