Audiobook Review

Armada

By
Ernest Cline
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Performance
Overall
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Excellent, Unforgettable, Best of the nest

Very good, thoroughly enjoyed, 

Good, Solid, Enjoyed many aspects

STAR RATINGS GUIDE

Not Quite RP1, But Still Great

THE BIRDICT

🧡 This has all the nerdy, gameplay sci-fi elements of Ready Player One, but not quite as much fun. I’d call this more bittersweet.

💚 There’s a bit too much flight sequence description. Maybe it just doesn’t translate to audio, but I zoned out.

SQUAWKING THE TALK

🎧 A good escapist listen and brilliantly delivered by the one and only Wil Wheaton.

BIRDS OF A FEATHER: SIMILAR AUDIOBOOKS

No spoilers for this one. Maybe next time!
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Armada

THE BLURB

Zack Lightman is a dreamer. He fills his days with wishful thoughts of life on other planets and spends hours playing videogames, neither of which have helped him make friends or find a girlfriend. His refuge from the daily disappointments of life is Armada - an online space-fighter simulator based on defending Earth from an alien invasion. It’s when he’s playing that he feels closest to his father, a champion gamer who died when Zack was a baby. He rises up the ranks until there’s only one other player who can challenge his worldwide supremacy. As he closes in on his ultimate enemy, the game suspiciously shuts down, leading Zack to investigate the many urban legends and myths that surround Armada. What he finds will take him beyond his wildest dreams. The game was just the beginning....