If Westworld were real, we’d all be fucked.
That much was clear when I attended New York Comic Con’s Westworld: The Experience, an immersive activation that makes guests feel like they’re visiting the fictitious park that encourages you to “live without limits.”
In part of the experience set up to look like the Mariposa Saloon, a “host” asked one of my fellow attendees what they planned to do first in Westworld.
“Shoot someone,” this person said.
It was a joke, and the spectacularly poor timing didn’t strike me until later, given the recent events in Las Vegas and all over the country in the past few years. In that saloon, it really felt like we were part of Westworld, and the marginally better reality outside didn’t exist. Here we have our rules, our codes of conduct, and still we struggle. So perhaps only a taste of Westworld is safer for now. Read more…
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Source: Mashable | New York Comic Con's 'Westworld' activation is too real yet not real enough