Just submitted a poster version of this to a thing, but I’ve got a feeling I didn’t format the files correctly, so here you go tumblr, some more recycled Chicago pixel art.
"empathy is first of all an act of imagination"
Descriptions of James Halliday’s childhood bedroom:
"And there on the battered wooden desk in the corner was James Halliday’s first computer."
"The carpet was a horrendous mustard color. So was the wallpaper. But the walls were almost entirely covered with movie and rock band posters: Real Genius, WarGames, Tron, Pink Floyd, Devo, Rush." ~Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, Chapter 0010.
This is one possible view of what the corner desk might have looked like…
Beethoven’s 5 Secrets - OneRepublic (Cello/Orchestral Cover) - ThePianoGuys
In the absence of human relationships I formed bonds with paper characters. I lived love and loss through stories threaded in history; I experienced adolescence by association. My world is one interwoven web of words, stringing limb to limb, bone to sinew, thoughts and images all together. I am a being comprised of letters, a character created by sentences, a figment of imagination formed through fiction.
Wow. I needed this.