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
A vacation theme park in which the visitors participated fully in the different environments.

Gravity Whip - zero g on a budget
A roller coaster designe to provide riders with a 'zero G' experience.

International Fantasy Gaming Society (IFGS) - the fictional basis for the real one
A group dedicated to playing live action role-playing games.

Mattress Sleep Sensor - foolproof anti-sleep
Sleep problems? Make sure you get your body out of bed each day.

Sensory Skinsuit
A form-fitting garment with sensory connections.

Sleeve Watch - multipurpose clothing
Temporary watch imprinted on the sleeve of a chosen garment.

Underground MagLev Train
Magnetic levitation train that travels through a tunnel; a vacuum reduces drag.

 

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