Genres: Fantasy, Modern Sci-Fi, Science Fiction
Cast of Wonders 537: More Real Than Real
More Real Than Real
by Greta Hayer
The marketing team’s representative met us at a tavern in-game. Or his avatar did, wearing a drab grey suit that stuck out in the high fantasy virtual world. He held a laptop and typed furiously as he walked toward KeeperX, Ovid, and me.
“Our team has put together your first promo video as sponsored players,” he said and set the laptop on the bar table. Without ceremony, he pressed a key, and it began.
In the promo video, KeeperX was wearing his best armor, all glint and gold in the sunlight. He’d been filmed for the advertisement at that perfect golden hour, and he looked like a hero.
I couldn’t help but laugh, elbowing the KeeperX standing by my side. (Continue Reading…)