Ready Player One: A Novel Setting & Symbolism

Ernest Cline
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Keys

In order to find Halliday's keys, gunters must first find three keys. They are the copper key, the jade key, and the crystal key. Each key opens a specific gate.

Gates

In order to find Halliday's keys, gunters must pass a test hidden behind a special gate. Each gate has its own test. The first gate forces the holder of the copper key to play the Matthew Broderick role in the movie War Games. In the second gate, the holder of the jade key must play the videogame Black Tiger. In the third gate, the holder of the crystal key must play the videogame Tempest.

Gunter

A gunter is a person who hunts for Halliday's egg. Gunter is a truncated nickname of egg hunter.

Sixers

Sixers is the nickname given to employees of IOI whose job is to hunt for Halliday's egg. They are called Sixers because...

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