Sad and hilarious, all at once. Actually, the last panel could serve for pretty much 80% of mainstream American movies right now. And the whole comic handily depicts how technology has influenced the art of personal conversation in the last 100 years, based on results.
there isn’t really a good real life example of this, I can’t think of any game adaptations off of books that weren’t too much of a stretch from the source material, Movies do this way more (World War Z). Plus, Eddie Izzard already did a bit on this.