Original HIATUS Action Adventure Fantasy Sci-fi Virtual Reality
The Earth is changing. Aliens invaded, bringing with them social upheaval, advanced technology and an armada of peacekeeping robots. But Alan, a college student pursuing a now-useless degree, cares little about all of this. He has only one thing on his mind: the Game. A fully immersive virtual reality, the Game appears to be a major part of the invading civilization. And Alan can't wait to play. Soon though, he realizes the Game is anything but simple, and the stakes are higher than he ever imagined.

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
Start: Enter the Game ago
Tutorial? What Tutorial? ago
The Tutorial Starts! Or does it? ago
Is this the tutorial? ago
Tutorial, Start! ago
The First Step of Survival ago
Barely Surviving ago
The Key to Survival: Upgrades ago
Risk Management ago
Mistakes ago
Revelations ago
New Beginnings ago
Arc 2 Start! Back to Reality ago
The City ago
Finding the Undercity ago
The Labyrinth ago
Guild Assessments Day One ago
Basic Combat Assessment ago
A Surprising Assessment ago
Final Assessment? ago
Old Hangouts ago
Progress ago
Moving 3.1 ago
Introductions 3.2 ago
Running in Circles 3.3 ago
Not a Chapter (Hiatus) ago
Hacking? 3.4 ago
New Challenges 3.5 ago
News 3.6 ago
The Gam3: Opening Moves Official Release! ago
A Hacking Good Time 3.7 ago
Announcing thegam3.com! New chapter can be found there. ago
The Academy 3.8 ago
The Academy 3.9 ago
The Academy 3.10 ago
The Academy 3.11 ago
The Academy 3.12 ago
The Academy 3.13 ago
The War 4.1 ago
The War 4.2 ago
The War 4.3 ago
The War 4.4 ago
The War 4.5 ago
The War 4.6 ago
The War 4.7 ago
The War 4.8 ago
The War 4.9 ago
The War 4.10 ago
The War 4.11 ago
The Abyss 5.1 ago
The Abyss 5.2 ago
The Abyss 5.3 ago
The Abyss 5.4 ago
The Abyss 5.5 ago
The Abyss 5.6 ago
The Abyss 5.7 ago
The Abyss 5.8 ago
The Abyss 5.9 ago
The Abyss 5.10 ago
The Abyss 5.11 and Earth’s Gambit Release! ago
The Abyss 5.12 ago
The Abyss 5.13 ago
The Abyss 5.14 ago
The Empire 6.1 ago
The Empire 6.2 ago
The Empire 6.3 ago
The Empire 6.4 ago
The Empire 6.5 ago
The Empire 6.6 ago
The Empire 6.7 ago
The Empire 6.8 ago
The Empire 6.9 ago
The Empire 6.10 ago
The Empire 6.11 ago
The Empire 6.12 ago
Epilogue ago
Sacrificial Pieces is now out on Amazon! ago

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Really interesting premise, with the right mix of classic ideas and new themes.

Definitely a must read for any sci-fi fan

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This is a well written story.  The grammar is good and it seems very well put together.  I expect great things for this story.  I bet it hits the top 50 before the next 10 chapters come out.

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The Best Sci Fi on this site

The Gam3 is currently the best sci-fi on this site.


The universe  described in the story is truly unique and has a lot of potential. 

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Absolutely Fantastic SciFi

This is a very imaginative story.  It has an enjoyable storyline with realistic characters.  The world building is wonderful and very vivid.  I am really looking forward to more.  The way the story is set up leaves so many options.  It is absolutely massive with limitless potential.  It wonderfully blends magic, scifi, VRMMO, aliens, and more!  This story is among the top on this site and one of the top 2 scifis.  


I am so happy that there are increasingly higher quality stories with original and diverse backgrounds.  With the way things are going, the potential is very high.

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By the power of The Empire! Read this!

This story is very good and very different from your normal VR-story. The setting, the world, the people  and how you play the game, everything is different from the norm - and I love it.

the story is sat in a form of futuristic style, where alien life is found and interacted with, and the game itself is important in this newly found intergalactic setting. In there, there are none of thatfantasy, middleaged setting but a sci-fi style with modern and  ingenious out ofspace styled weapons. 

The MC himslef seems to a total nutcase  and needs constant attention unless you want pure dissaster!

so this story is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to read! (At least twice!)



all Hail the Penguin Empire!

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Got my brain blown away

Original at the point of blowing my mind in expectation of more. I just can’t wait to have more of a glimpse of this world the autor created… Fun fact, I’m considering to start a bit of  AI of my own…. I’m sure tho I will keep checking every day now and there if any new chapter is out.


Thanks for the amazing writing.

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Great story truly enjoyed it. Only thing I could want more is faster releases since I’m now addicted

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 Although at first it might seem like another repetition of the so well-known plotltines..In all actuality it is pretty good.The style is pretty likeable(to me atleast :) ):Personally i feel like the authot does an actual effort to keep us entertained and in the plotline,which he is rather succesfull at.The battles are quite epic in a way.Grammar is good enough to not get in the way in any way. The characters are still being modelled as it feels like the author has yet to bring out many of the cast to us.Lastly id like to say that this review is based off my own view,seen throw my "vision" and i have started reading the fic literally a few hours ago so its based of my excitedness to reading the next chapter!


P.S. Congrats to anyone who had the endurance to read this review and greetings to all who just read my P.S.

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Other fics about VR usualy put ourselves into the future and how some genius made an AI or something like that and then the game was born, sometings arround those lines. Your idea is just veeery refreshing...


I find the MC very interesting, but then again, I put Alan and his AI in the same boat(as MC), (we just don't read about the AI thinking and stuff) so I find that it is pretty good. But otherwise (Alan) alone it isn't as interesting... he feels more likea pawn where the AI is the true player sometimes. About him growing too much I think that it is just a boost that he has to get in the beggining (bc of his AI). Also in the game there may be people level ?? so rushing to level 100 looks like is not a big of a deal, but we readers usually read about games where the MC gets to level 100 only after a lot of time, so maybe  you can make it more clear? (I don't know how to really but some people seem to be complaining).

Anyways, THANK YOU for this great fiction and for uploading it :D I got a few hours of fun reading it.

Great fiction! 

ps: My english skills are not very good so sorry for using much of the same words or anything of the sort.

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Find myself wanting more

Well written, good detail, good story, very interesting plot.

When I read this, I found myself waiting to see what happens next. Pace seems good to me but some may find it slow.

It could do with some table/windows being a game in all but some people aren't that good with em or have no interest. Maybe eventually this author will provide them.

Hope to keep reading this for a while.