publication date: Thursday, July 7, 2016 (part of Summer 2016)

category: Literature

clue: Hollywood is more than ready to adapt his popular novels about video games.

explanation: Cline's books Ready Player One and Armada were already being turned into films before he had finished his third. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, and Matthew Preston


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