There is no Epic Loot here, Only Puns.

by stewart92

Original ONGOING Adventure Comedy Fantasy Female Lead LitRPG Magic

She became a dungeon core.

Everything pointed Delta to murdering her way to success. People were just mana farms, right?

No, that was wrong. Delta refused. Then everything became odd.

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
1: Smashing Start ago
2: Take off! ago
3: Mushroom Farming ago
4: The Piggy in the Middle ago
5: The Human Touch ago
6: The Capped Limit ago
7: innocence and Gobs ago
8: What Wicked Web We Weave ago
9: Quissing the Dungeon ago
10: Hole in the Ground ago
11: Fishing for Compliments ago
12: The Nature of Give and Take ago
13: Hook, Line, Sinker ago
14: Conviction ago
15: Delta Ducks ago
16: Duck for Traps ago
17: Along Came A Spider ago
18: I am DEO! ago
19: DEO! and friends! ago
20: A Boary End ago
21: Flaws and Thorns ago
22: The Greenhouse Effect ago
23: Nature vs Nurture ago
24: Unruli ago
25: Slimers ago
26: Special ago
27: Levelling Down ago
28: Guilty Roots ago
29: The Jungle Room ago
30: A Gentleman ago
31: Japing about ago
32: Catch and Mist ago
33: The Curious Container ago
34: The Flower in a Pot ago
35: Rulis and Termis ago
36: Challenge Accepted ago
37: The Nuance of Dungeon Building ago
38: Big Showdown in little Dungeon ago
39: Lost in Translation ago
40: Seeing the Mushroom for the Forest ago
41: Busy Little Bee ago
42: The Little Things ago
43: Raleish the thought ago
44: Mime the Gap ago
Interlude: Cheesecake ago
45: Nu point of view ago
46: Ballad of the Great ago
47: Delta Does Danger ago
48: Equal-system ago
49: Witching Hour ago
50: Evolution of the First Floor ago
51: Happy Accidents ago
52: Griminology ago
Interlude: Crumbling Hearth ago
Artwork! ago
53: Devine Bobbing ago
54: Pic-Nic ago
Maestro ago
55: Heart of the Jungle ago
56: Birds, Mushrooms, and Taxes ago
57: The Musical Trap ago
58: Thorn in The Side ago
59: DEOLICIOUS ago
60: The Star of the Show ago
Map updates. ago
61: This Dungeon Belongs to Noland ago
Update ago
Interlude: Popping the Question ago
62: Holly Water ago
63: Wyin or lose ago
64: The Tree of 'Wisdom' ago
65: The Key to her Heart! ago
66: Tending the Moon ago
Side Story: The Village of Woodedly ago
67: Keys and Doors ago
68: World Wide Web ago
69: New Blood ago
70: Gather your Party ago
Floor maps udated! ago
Interlude: The King's Fortune ago
71: Truth Seeker ago
72: Inferno at the Grove ago
73: Lord of Mushrooms ago
Interlude: Spoiled for Choice ago
74: Blind Truth ago
75: Heart to Heart ago
76: Jungle Fever ago
77: Flower Power ago
78: Maze of Life ago
79: Delta's Dungeon Defence ago
80: Mother vs Mother ago
81: Long may she rain ago
82: Jack and Delta go down a tunnel ago
Interlude: The Imp of no Importance ago
83: The Fortress of Silence ago
84: For Whom the Dungeon Trolls ago
Edit upon a new day. ago
85: Silent Knight ago
86: Oh Holy Knight ago
87: Grotesque Puns ago
Floor 2 update! ago
88: Xanatos Gambit? No, this is a Delta Gamble! ago
89: Split Opinions on Banned Books ago
90: The Dungeon and her Village ago
91: Nina a Hand? ago
92: Fresh Breath of Seth ago
93: A King's Grudge ago
Interlude: Dungeon Education ago
94:Guard Goyles ago
95: All Action, No Talk ago
96: Door to Door ago
97:Bubbling to the Surface ago
Interlude: Death Pips In ago
98: The Madness of Sanity ago
99: Beta to the Punch ago
100: Delta ago
101: How to be a Dungeon ago
102: The Dance of the Dead and Fabulous ago
103: Pop goes the Slime ago
104: Spring of the Soul ago
105: Delta's Day Off ago
106: Delta the Darkest Dungeon ago
107: Love ago
108: Al Far will he go? ago
109: Quickies and Squidies ago
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KoboldPatrol
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lovely story about a pacifist dungeon

(as of chapter 67)

'There is no Epic Loot here, Only Puns' tells the story of Delta, a young Dungeon Core (that was a human gamer girl before and retained some RPG-related memories). Instead of doing what every dungeon core does (lure in people to kill and feed on them), she is a pacifist. So Delta creates a peaceful dungeon with friendly monsters and places for people to relax, also befriending the people from the strange village outside (which is full of powerful retired adventurers). And she likes puns, horrible horrible puns, infectious puns...

Style: Told in third-person internal style from multiple points-of-view (Delta, the Dungeon-Menu-turned-sentient-entity, some of the monsters and people). Often there are multiple scenes in one chapter. The flow of the words is fine with much variety.

Story: Delta's pacifist-to-a-fault attitude can be a bit difficult to relate to when an experienced dungeon story reader thinks about the murderhobos that might lurk around the corner just waiting to burn everything down, but it is a refreshing and very cute story. The inhabitants of the dungeon are supported in their dreams by their loving creator-mother and the positive results that develop from that warm my cold and disillusioned heart. There is a large focus on the living but the tiny details of their surroundings aren't neglected either. The puns, well, either you love puns or you hate puns depending on your personality, but they are high quality (that water in my eyes is, um, just the rain. Really!).

Grammar: A few times per chapter there are slight oversights like a missing word in a sentence, a typo or a clause-change mid-sentence. Sometimes the wording is a bit unhandy. Nothing that couldn't be rectified by a strict proofreading though.

Characters: Wow, just wow! Everybody has their own personality and quirks, from the monarchist spiders in the first room to the dungeon notification system to the friendly simple-minded child of overpowered village inhabitants. Some of them are very strange but they fit the story well. The characters feel really alive and are believable.

In total, a very recommendable story with a light and friendly tone and an unusual take on the dungeon core theme. And with puns, I think I didn't mention them before. Extra points for the map!

RyubosJ
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Hey, you know all those dungeon stories where the dungeon proceeds to murder without regret? Well in this story the dungeon puns and makes friends instead.

 

Stewart mixes together Pratchett and modern Isekai to produce something special in this wonderful story.

Zirkonia
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I have to be honest, when I read the synopsis of this story did I expect it to be the mainstream dungeon story that appear very frequently on this website.

I am glad that the author proved me wrong.

I am now at the latest chapter, 19, and I can honestly say that every chapter is entertaining and written in a way that draws you in.

It's impossible to stop reading and I look foward to future chapters.

The_GrandMage
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I like dungeon stories, but I've always felt they tend to jump straight into being an adventurer from the other direction. Straight into killing people for resources. It's really nice to see a new angle. That said, it's still very classically dungeon-y. Monsters, traps, the usual.

Still, there's a lot of potential here. Our Main Dungeon does want to seem to spice things up, and I'm hopeful as things develop the formula will get more of a shake-up, and we'll get even more puns.

Squeaky
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FINALLY!!! A MAP!!!

Now I'm no good at review's personally but I just have to give this story one even if it is Short.

 

MAP!!!!!! THERES A DUNGEON STORY WITH AN ACTUAL UNDERSTANDABLE DUNGEON FUCKING MAP!!! HALLELUJAH!!

 

P.S enjoying this story keep up the good work.

Alchemyst
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I have just finished catching up to where the book is currently at chapter 27. I really enjoyed this book because it has a steady and realistic progression of the main characters abilities and dungeon. Also as was mentioned in another review it has an understandable map and not long list of stats and stuff. But the part I like most about this story is that is one of the few books on the site that makes me laugh out loud as opposed to just finding something funny. the characters are lovable and there are a lot of things I want to hear more about like the town and her goblins  lives . It is definitely worth a read so why don't you try it!

Bezarius
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Just Shut Up And Take My Heart

 

I am writing this advance review after reading till chapter 36(44 and the omake and interlude).

Style:

The way you write is AWESOME.

Story:

The story is amazing wheter it is the overall plot or the drama and backstory of the character, the comedy and the pun that can make the spiders cringe, or even the slice of life days.

Grammar:

There are a few grammatical error in the story but that's probably typo or you were tired. Overall there aren't any error that broke the immersion of the story.

Character:

The character... Oh the character the way you write them makes them so realistic and full of life. They are not some cookie cutter serve only to make the MC looks good they give meaningful interaction, awesome backstory, and many more.

 

All in all this is a story that I will recommend to people to read because it turn a classic story about dungeon into something so much more. Give it a try will you.

Scipio231
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Good to see this here - Love it!

I've been watching this story develop for months on Spacebattles, and it just keeps getting better. Varied and interesting characters, an intriguing and colorful world, and foreshadowing of potential plots to be. Honestly one of my favorite dungeon stories right now and a pure pleasure to read.

Griff
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A breath of fresh air

I love how much fun this story is. The town full of retired S+ adventurers causing minor trouble, the amazingly well fleshed out characters, and the sheer whimsy of this story had me laughing nearly every chapter. I will eagerly await each new chapter!

Aihnman
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It's a bit more involved than the title seems to imply, but not so much as to stop being a primarily light-hearted read so far. It's actually a fair bit of fun without being mindlessly frivolous.

It is less than perfect, though. In the very begining, she immediately refused the trade, calling it out as a trap. Yet here she is, as a dungeon anyway. And shouldn't she be mentioning this to the proven friends that she has? Just a little "Hey I used to be a person and some creepy dude trapped me here"? She excitedly mentions early on that she's determined to "break the system", but she spends 0 time actually studying the mechanics in an attempt to do so. She's just bumbling around like a helpless child. She's cute and endearing, but she seems to be getting more and more childish as the story goes on.

Edit as of 66:
The supporting cast has grown and oh my has it grown well. I swear one can't go two paragraphs through this story without bumping in to someone interesting. Still fairly light on the plot, but the supporting characters are 100% strong enough to carry well past the point the story would have gotten stale if it only followed Deltas antics and her lack of real growth. Not that she's been stagnant, but that I think she was regressing earlier in the story, and that her "growth" as a person so far has just got her back up to the level she started at.