While I can't say that I'd hope any book to go on forever, as that would ruin a good story, I've certainly had some I've been really bummed about ending. Most recently The Quantum Thief-trilogy, which came to a close this July. Its rich world might have room for hundreds of more stories, but it ended in a manner… » 8/28/14 3:59pm Yesterday 3:59pm

I've read a more detailed story of the White Sea-Baltic Sea Canal, and it was a truly miserable project. The prisoners were dumped in the wilderness with literally nothing. They had to start the project by making all the tools needed out of what they had at the site. They pretty much completed a real-life Minecraft… » 8/28/14 10:37am Yesterday 10:37am

Because it would require a group of friends dedicate hours upon hours to the cooperative gameplay, rather than sit down and have fun whenever. Also, it would either reduce most players to mere onlookers of the story, or create a huge mess where everybody votes for the story decisions. Neither is a good option for a… » 8/26/14 5:09pm Tuesday 5:09pm

There's only ever been one of those, and even that only comes from written records. The guy who made it was supposedly its first victim. Out of all these things, it wouldn't actually been in the worst end of the list; the searing heat would have resulted in unconsciousness and suffocation in mere minutes. » 8/26/14 10:08am Tuesday 10:08am