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Love it!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-09-2016

Recently watched the documentary Atari: Game Over I'd highly recommend checking out before listening to this to give you some indirect background.

I would recommend this to anyone who likes video games.

Highly entertaining all round and Wil Wheaton did a great job with narration. He was well suited to this book as the main voice.

I loved all the references, the book really struck a cord with me overall

I also don't get it

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-07-2015

I got this book with the view to read the series as it appears on some recommended book lists I follow.
Looking more closely at the reviews on here it appears people fall into two camps either loving or hating it.
After listening to more than half the book I have to admit I just could not get into it.
I'm distracted by the narrator and poor voice acting in my opinion, bad writing, poorly developed characters, story that jumps all over the place and is difficult to follow.
Personally I just put it down to the fact that it was written in the 80s and we've moved on.
The just pales in comparison the the Joe Abercrombie books I just finished listening to.
I just can't recommend this.

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Amazing Narrator

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-01-2015

Another entertaining installment of the Witcher saga.
I was impressed by the narrator's performance, it's so easy to forget that it's just one person voicing all the characters!

3 people found this helpful