Pwned

Pwned Professional gamer Sean Boxer is headed to South Korea to play the biggest Starcraft tournament in the world His arch rival Norman MacArthur wants to make sure Sean never makes it to the first rou

  • Title: Pwned
  • Author: Erika Mitchell
  • ISBN: 9780615508269
  • Page: 184
  • Format: Paperback
  • Professional gamer Sean Boxer is headed to South Korea to play the biggest Starcraft 2 tournament in the world His arch rival, Norman MacArthur, wants to make sure Sean never makes it to the first round Norman uses his job at the NSA to set Sean up as the subject of a government investigation, leaving Sean facing the grim prospect of prison time When Sean finds out NormProfessional gamer Sean Boxer is headed to South Korea to play the biggest Starcraft 2 tournament in the world His arch rival, Norman MacArthur, wants to make sure Sean never makes it to the first round Norman uses his job at the NSA to set Sean up as the subject of a government investigation, leaving Sean facing the grim prospect of prison time When Sean finds out Norman is behind his newfound legal troubles, he has a big decision to make Stay home Or fight back.Find out what happens when this gamer decides to stop playing nice.

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    1. Pwned comes as a pleasant surprise. Stories about gamers tend to go one of two ways. The first is the Hollywood version that is clearly thought up by people who have no idea what gamers are actually like. The other borders on bad fan fiction. First time novelist Erika Mitchell fills her pages with believable characters, situations and motivations. These are true gamers. People who play the game because they have a passion for it. It is a part of their lives and only one part.There are some first [...]

    2. I was excited to read PWNED for a while, but I knew that I had to carefully time it in my order of “to read” books. It came with me on the honeymoon, where I got bogged down in that draggy piece of poo whose title rhymes with “The Kelp.” I “cleansed my mental palate”, so to speak, with “The Night Circus,” at which time I was immediately ready for something light and fun to help me gradually breakaway from the dreamy world of the Circus.Enter PWNED. A Thriller, about an author/gam [...]

    3. I won a copy on First Reads.Sean Boxer is a professional gamer and is heading to the biggest Starcraft 2 tournament in the world.His main rival,Norman MacArthur, wants to keep him from even making the opening round.Norman will use his job at the NSA to set Sean up as the subject of a government investigation.Sean has to decide whether to play it safe or take some huge gambles to reach his dream.I am not that familiar with Starcraft 2, so I figured I would be lost at times in the story. Fortunat [...]

    4. I won this book as - first readsI was pleasantly surprised by this story of gamers. As a non-gamer I was concerned that the jargon may be hard to follow, but fear not, Erika Mitchell made this easy to understand.Sean Boxer, a writer and professional gamer, is heading to the biggest Starcraft 2 tournament in the world. His arch rival/nemesis, Norman MacArthur is desperate to win and will even use his position at the NSA to set Sean up .With well fleshed out character it is easy to empathize and [...]

    5. If you are a gamer or someone who loves a good suspense novel, this book has it all. Erika writes with a formal style that adds a level of depth to each character. I loved the subtle romance that simmers beneath the story's surface. This is a good book to pick up when you have plenty of quiet time to devote to it. After chapter five, you will have a hard time putting it down.

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