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
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j03man
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A beautiful, fun, well written story that delivers on its promises in surprising and delightful ways.

The world building is unique and deep but is introduced through characters you know and love (or are at least interested in) in bite sized chunks. So you have a reason to care about the world beyond just the cool concepts the world contains and you never feel overwhelmed by details despite its depth.

ronrironin
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It is a fun read and things are looking like they are heating up. Can't say I agree with the total pacifism the MC has going - leading me to roll my eyes more than once - but it is different. In a saturated genre filled with too much of the same, Puns manages to bring some fresh ideas to the bunch.

mystic_musique
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Best dungeon story out there

Stories about dungeon cores are a dime in a dozen. But this is definitely the best I've read. Delta, the dungeon core, is adorable and horribly punny, and just so nice, she is a welcome breather from the blood-thirsty dungeon cores that are so common. Another thing that makes this story so special are the side characters, from Delta's UI Nu to the citizens of the nearby town. Each of them is so in-depth and interesting, they're not really side characters anymore. Also: maps! Dungeon maps! (Please author, we need more!)

 

P.S. for people who like this: Check out The Dungeon Calls for a Sage, it is somewhat similar and shows promise, altough (sadly) atm it has fewer chapters out there.

Svarog
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Great story but not for me

TLDR: Very fun story if you are looking for light and funny reading. Not really worth it if you are into more "serious" stories. 

 WARNING: I tried to be as general as possible not to have any spoilers.

Let me be very blunt. I didn't like the story. It is not really my type of the narrative and even after reading 60 chapters I was struggling to keep myself engaged. But at the same time, I truly believe that this is an excellent story that fully deserves the praise that it gets. It is just not my cup of tea I guess. But let me elaborate:

 

I think the story title describes it perfectly. If you are here for an epic adventure full of heroic acts, intrigues and complex machinations - you are on the wrong webpage. This is a tale about people. A charming narrative that explores character interactions and is one of those refreshing slice-of-life tales, that leaves you smiling after every chapter. It is funny, it is fairly unique and the story at times gets quite complex and engaging. All of the characters are well developed and as story progresses we learn more and more about them in very organic way. At the same time for people like me, who read the stories for the thrill of challenge, wanting to experience main characters doing badass things in a badass ways, or alternatively enjoy joining MCs as they struggle for the survival in the cruel and unforgiving world, this story is not really for you. Characters do face struggles here, but the struggles they face are more personal rather than external. And the overall tone drifts much closer to the "friendship is magic" narrative, rather than fantastic realism that personally I prefer in my tales.

 

In the end I have nothing but compliments for author. I find it honestly unfortunate that I won’t be able to accompany you till the end of this fantastic story, but even though I can appreciate the quality of the tale, I can’t really relate with it. I wish author the best and see you all around on the RoyalRoad.

Aselo
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Overall

So this is a dungeon story, cliche I know; however, this one is different and much better than many others. 5/5

Style

So this story is the common trope of someone turning into a dungeon, but there are twists. This dungeon doesn't suddenly want to murder everyone and their grandmother after becoming a dungeon. The POV changes are done very well and contribute greatly to our knowledge and they go with the story well. Currently feels sort of slice-of-life as of chapter 23 (may be subject to change). Unique and well-done. Did I mention at the end of the chapter there is a map of the dungeon as it appears so far? It is also labeled and very easily understood +.5 stars 4.5/5 Sorry your story is great, author, but I can't justify giving another dungeon story 5 stars for style no matter how good it is. It just isn't original anymore. Keep up the great work with your story though.

Grammar

The grammar is good and there are no major errors. The story flows well and is easily readable. There are no minor errors like missing commas, apostrophes, colons, etc. either that I can remember while writing this review. 6/5 Because most grammar on RRL is crap.

Story

great world-building so far. We are slowly learning more about how dungeons are viewed and treated in this world as well as how they work. Other than that go read the story yourself I can't put much here without being vague or giving spoilers. 5/5

Characters

One of this novels strong points all the characters so far are great. The village nearby the dungeon seems like gathering place of DLC endgame content. Everybody, there is overpowered as hell but has some reason they live out here in the middle of nowhere. So far we have a confirmed dragonslayer, ex-archdruid, holy saint, and other miscellaneous powerhouses. The POV of different "villagers" is done splendidly. The menu has started developing a personality as well as of the latest chapters I have read. Amazing characters that aren't flat at all. Showers Author with gold stars 100/5

Sassnad
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More then meets the eye

With every chapter I read the story makes me happier. I was slow to take it up - the synopsis and title invoked the wrong impression in me. One of bad comedy ontop of a poorly thought out story which stems from too many instances of that happening on this site. Instead, what I got when I started reading was a story that is impactful with humor that naturaly springs from the setting instead of being a sperate disruptive presence it so often seems to be.
Every viewpoint we get  has meaning. We learn something new with every chapter. Even if it is just how the outside views something different than how it might be intended by it's creator.

The quality of grammar and language, are as far as I can tell, keeping in mind that english is not my first language, on the upper end. 

The diverse cast are more then paper cutouts. They are distinct from each other with consistent motivations and character traits. 

And last the story itself. We get a gradual growing dungeon that has no clue of the world she is in at the beginning while slowly but surely we get more and more hints of greater threats to come. It isn't frontloaded with poorly thought out villain reveals or forced foreshadowing, instead we get hints of what is to come by learning of through the interactions of the various characters living in Durence. 

So you get the most amount of stars I feel is right to give an unfinished  story.

argusthecat
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If Pratchett Wrote Dungeon Fic

As I was writing this, I noticed that two other people have already compared your work to that of the late great Sir Terry Pratchett.  And who am I to go against my esteemed peers?  Because they're totally right.

It's got abtruse coincidences, convoluted puns, one-note characters that reveal secret symphonies, and just downright clever and interesting dungeon ideas.  It's great.  If you're not reading it already, maybe get started.

bichnguy1998
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Why is there no comedy tag. Delta deserve a comedy tag. Her whole dungeon deserve a comedy tag. Hell, this whole novel is one big comedy tag

shadespike
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I really do love this story.  The idea is fun. The characers are varied and engaging. I realy can directly relate to a few of them. Please, please, please, keep up the amazing work. 

John Christianson
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Xanth + Diskworld + I was reincarnated as a Magic Academy! = this is a glorious perfect story

I have read up to chapter 71 and I can't help but give full marks across the board. If you love a world filled with over the top secretly OP characters, non violent dungeon building, and puns this is the story for you.