Dream Park by Larry Niven (w/S. Barnes):
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Fascinating Niven yarn set in a remarkable place that is a combination of dungeons and dragons (with dungeonmaster) and themepark. Real wish fulfillment for the people who love those games. Select an invention:

Dream Park - theme park ancestor

Gravity Whip - zero g on a budget

International Fantasy Gaming Society (IFGS) - the fictional basis for the real one

Mattress Sleep Sensor - foolproof anti-sleep

Sensory Skinsuit

Sleeve Watch - multipurpose clothing

Underground MagLev Train

 

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