The God Game by Danny Tobey

The God Game by Danny Tobey

You are invited! Come inside and play with G.O.D. Bring your friends! It’s fun! But remember the rules. Win and ALL YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE.™ Lose, you die!

With those words, Charlie and his friends enter the G.O.D. Game, a video game run by underground hackers and controlled by a mysterious AI that believes it’s God. Through their phone-screens and high-tech glasses, the teens’ realities blur with a virtual world of creeping vines, smoldering torches, runes, glyphs, gods, and mythical creatures. When they accomplish a mission, the game rewards them with expensive tech, revenge on high-school tormentors, and cash flowing from ATMs. Slaying a hydra and drawing a bloody pentagram as payment to a Greek god seem harmless at first. Fun even… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings:

  • Ableism & ableist language
  • Fatmisia & body shaming
  • Misogyny
  • Homomisia & homomisic slurs
  • Parental abuse
  • Depression
  • Attempted suicide & suicidal ideation
  • Self-harm
  • Drug abuse
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Death of a family member
  • Blackmail