It’s been quite a while since the server of Gotgem Deus Ex Machina was shut down.
The swords and police forces of various countries go through countless tedious procedures, and only after going through the Dem Universe
company was confiscated and searched.
As a result, the situation in which illegal human experiments called ‘closed betas’ were conducted was caught and several senior executives involved were arrested.
However, William Ringt Wilson, who was the total number of the Dem Universe, was not arrested.
The reason he wasn’t caught in the law was because he wasn’t guilty.
it was you
When investigators searched and confiscated the dome-shaped building in the deepest part of the Dem Universe headquarters, they found nothing.
William Ringt Wilson was wanted around the world on the charge of fleeing, but no one was able to find him.
He seems to have been away for a long time, but some have even raised conspiracy theories such as ‘who has been running the server during that time?’, ‘the sword of several countries and the police are hiding Wilson’s whereabouts’.
However, the investigators who were the subject of such conspiracy theories expressed their position that they were unfair.
Wilson in Dem Universe
Inside the dome leading to the residence
When the investigation was conducted, there was already nothing there.
However, deep inside the dome, there was a large barrel of unknown purpose, and there was only a single brain that was not known who was lying around.
empty barrel. Bottom-up solution. A lump of dried gray matter.
And there was only one word floating on the monitor connected to the other end of the wires wrapped around the brain.
‘Met Hap (合丿).’
In the end, no one knew what this meant.
… … whatever anyway
Wilson is so forgotten by everyone
I wanted to lose.
The stock price of Dem Universe plummeted, but it was slowly returning to normal as some significant developers who had been laid off returned to make Deus Ex Machina 2.
The new executives said
[All data from around the world are recorded in the Hall of Fame. Heroes are the characters they raised before when they returned to the new world.
You will receive a stat bonus in proportion to them.]
[The achievements of the heroes have not faded. It will come alive forever in the monuments of villages around the world, murals in dungeons, and song lyrics of wandering bards.”
[Please look forward to Deus Ex Machina 2!]
Here, the planners to make a new version of Deus Ex Machina 2 are gathering and discussing.
An old developer spoke up.
“Isn’t it right to take the exact matching system, which was the core system structure of the previous server?”
Then the young developer nodded.
“Yes. It was very interesting. Is the reality we live in now a simulation? I reproduced the fundamental question as it is here.”
Even young developers have a fair say.
“I was particularly impressed with the phoenix’s suspicions. Perhaps, as the world in virtual reality that we have created continues to develop rapidly, a new virtual reality may arise within it. That
Another virtual reality within, another virtual reality within, another virtual reality within… …
The female developer admired it.
“It’s like an endless matryoshka doll! This experiment will give us an idea of how our ancestors lived.”
The male developer trembled as if he was thrilled.
“Maybe we can see the future. More advanced than our reality.”
The fat developer shook his head.
“With Professor James Gates, the chief scientific and technological adviser to former President Obama, the faculty at MIT, and prominent scientists such as Elon Musk and Nick Bostrom, DeGrace Tyson and Brain, Daniel Whiteson and Jonathan Cham. They decided to add this virtual reality
He showed great interest in cosmology.”
A skinny developer looks like he is thinking about something with his arms crossed.
“… … The NPCs in the simulation will also make scientific progress someday and create a simulation in the simulation, and this will be repeated. If that is the case, I am afraid that we are also beings in a simulation created by some people.”
The black developer grinned.
“Actually, it’s a bit difficult to talk in this atmosphere, but… … Mr. Wilson, the former head of state, was an ardent believer in this theory.”
When the atmosphere suddenly became cold, said a white developer.
“Well, it is actually true. When we think of things like quantum entanglement and the observer effect, we can see which higher-order beings are
I can’t help but think that it is one of many simulations made with
The yellow developer also agreed.
“The universe is no different from a computer made of bits. Coded according to a very sophisticated and delicate mathematical formula. In fact, this is a very old proposition, which has been dealt with since the days of Plato.”
1. As civilization develops, civilization
Build a small virtual world in it.
2. There are countless such small virtual worlds.
3. The beings in the virtual world believe that they live in ‘reality’.
“If that’s true, there’s probably code to get us out of virtual reality. Like ‘Do a Barrel Roll’. Ha ha ha
“Really, we are natural rebels.
“Ouch, really. We should talk about game development. But, there are too many similar virtual reality games these days, so we have to hurry.”
When many planners are talking about this.
There was a hand knocking on the table.
Nam Sena. She became the new head of the game management department.
“I don’t have time to chat right now.”
Everyone nodded at that.
Currently, the world of Deus Ex Machina 2 has already been completed.
The map design has been completed and the actual implementation has also been completed.
This process wasn’t really that difficult, because the world of Deus Ex Machina 1 is based on the flat earth theory.
‘Looking at the starry sky, the road that can and must go
How happy were the times when you could read maps?’
-Georg Lukacs (1885~1971) 『The Epic Age』-
The real earth is round.
But long ago, people in the world thought that the earth was flat.
So, they believed that if you go to the end of the world, there is a big cliff and a cliff without a bottom.
The world view of Deus Ex Machina 1 was created based on that old world view.
Romance and romance that do not exist now. A world dominated by theories of the distant past.
Those who are planning Deus Ex Machina 2 just overturned this well-planned board in 1.
‘Do a barrel roll’
The upside-down continent reveals another vast world.
Here too there was the sea and the forest
and deserts, valleys and mountain ranges.
Dem 1’s world and Dem 2’s world were so ambivalently parallel to each other.
There was no big problem in opening the server of dem 2 as it was enough to send the data as it is.
… … If there’s only one problem, it’s the absence of mainstream.
There was no sun in the newly created world of dem 2.
A world covered in complete darkness.
The being that should be the new sun here is the phoenix.
“The plot of President Wilson himself to become a vassal and destroy the world was pretty good story-wise.”
“Now people go through the underworld to the other side of the continent.
It’s a new life.”
“But I don’t know how long it will take for the phoenix to get over there.”
Before the server of dam 1 was shut down, Phoenix set out on a very long voyage into the world of dam 2.
And those left behind were just waiting impatiently.
When will a being who has left for a new world give a reply?
The being who went with the phoenix who left to become the sun of the new world.
When can he reach the new continent of dem 2? So when can I send you a reply?
That was the problem.
All the developers agreed to infer the current location of Eojin.
He must be going through the ‘Heart of Darkness’.”
“Are we passing near the radius of a black hole?”
“He may have already sent a message to us. However, since we live in a world where all the concepts of light, time, and quantum are crumbling, the message has not reached us yet.”
“Because there are still many unexplored areas of brain science.”
Oumuamua. ‘Messenger from afar’, or ‘the first reconnaissance team reached’.
It may take a thousand years, or maybe even a second, for a message sent by Yi-jin to reach them.
His reply may not come for decades to come.
And a reply may come in a few seconds right now.
That is the journey of Omuamua.
“… … Let’s wait for the hero’s answer for now.”
Everyone nodded at Nam Sena’s words.
Soon, hundreds of developers sitting in the conference room got up from their seats and looked out the window.
Outside the window, you can see a plaza where children play.
This square, where many citizens come and go, is called ‘Heroes’ Square’.
And in the center there is a monument where a huge number of tourists still come to give flowers.
All kinds of flowers, bills, coins, letters, post-it notes and gifts
A monument that looks like a mountain.
A large life support device was attached to the top of the monument.
He is asleep in a capsule.
* * *
news comes out
[…] … Thus, the hero who solved all these situations, Mr. Lee Jin, is in a vegetative state in reality, and his consciousness is swimming in a faraway place that modern humans cannot dare to reach. It is said that his journey could end in a second, or it could take a minute, an hour, a day, a month, a year, 10 years, 100 years. Perhaps he has already reached the world of God beyond our common sense… … ]
The screen turned off with a beep sound.
“Looks like an idiot.”
Woman muttering under the hat.
Then the tall man next to him panics.
“Sister, if you say something like that here, you will be stoned.”
“Don’t say you’re stupid because you’re stupid. You bastard.”
The woman mutters while holding her hat tight.
A few people in suits, who were offering wreaths in a reverent manner, frowned and passed by.
And the hero stuffed in the center.
The woman’s eyes were dyed red for some reason.
“I told you to wait at the top… … Is this normal? Anyone can see it.”
“Sister. That normal is not that normal. Study a little…
The man could not finish his speech. Because the woman hit his stomach with her fist.
A man holding a boat and trembling.
The woman presses her hat down again and raises her head to look at the capsule containing the hero.
A hero sleeping without a single movement.
The woman cries with a slurred pronunciation.
“I also made a new song for you to listen to. This new song by Himminche is also very good… … I made a song, but why can’t I hear it!”
She stood there for a long time and bowed her head toward the floor.
A few drops of rain fell along the way, and soon the snow began to fall and pile up, but she continued to stand there.
It was late and the many worshipers who were passing by were all there until they disappeared.
How many hours have you been standing there like that?
The woman’s lips fell heavily.
“… … I will come again.”
How often did you come? She placed another flower where she always put it. It is a bouquet that has already been piled up in a pile.
Before I even turn around and walk a few steps
Her cell phone started ringing.
Familiar music plays.
[Didn’t you get enough sleep?]
This song was written and composed by herself and is now a worldwide hit.
The woman takes out her cell phone and is set to ring at a set time.
I checked the notification.
Time to go. The woman was trying to turn off the notification sound, but suddenly her finger stopped.
[Are you going to spend this precious moment lying down?]
For some reason, I wanted to listen to this song a little more now.
Hero’s Square. an old song playing.
[Get up and run!]
When a woman closes her eyes for a moment intoxicated by the scent of the past.
“… … uh?”
A groan is heard from behind her.
The man looked over the monument and had a blank expression on his face.
Soon, he raises his trembling hand and taps the arm of the woman who is drunk on the music and closes her eyes.
But the woman ignored it as if she did not want to be disturbed.
[With the collapse of the Interstellar, all that changed! Log Out Out Out Out Out Out!]
But. The man who normally would have just skipped over it continues to tap the woman’s arm, no, now he starts hitting her at all.
The woman who was disturbed by the memory recall turned her head nervously as if what was going on.
Then the man raised his trembling index finger and pointed to the capsule above the monument.
[take my hand!]
And he opened his mouth blankly.
“… … sister. Brother, are you smiling?”
< Worn-out Newbie>