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If you’re a video game player, the crescendo of anticipation over nine years for CD Projekt Red’s CYBERPUNK 2077 was inescapable. From the tantalizing trailer featuring a cyborg hailed by gunfire, to production delays that resulted in hysterical death threats against the developers and leading up to the launch crashing into a Reddit-fueled crater of outrage when console players discovered the game riddled with unplayable bugs, you might say it’s the marquee title of 2020 — a year with its surfeit of calamities.

I pre-ordered for PC, as did thousands of other devotees of CD Projekt Red’s monumental Witcher series…

C.W. Gortner

C.W. Gortner is an internationally bestselling author of historical fiction. His novels are available in 28 languages. Visit him at:

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