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
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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The name of this story kinda kept me away for a long time. I saw the name and thought: Thats for a rainny day. I am happy i kept away though. Read all 88 chapters in one go.

Style: Even though this story tends be long and drawn out at times, it manages to keep a good flow to it, reading the story isn't a challenge, its comes almost naturally. No problems come to mind reviewing it, but it can be better.

Grammar: Wasn't paying attention.

Story: Honestly, a lot of unexpected plot twists. When you think of a dungeon story, you tend to think core create, lure npc, kill npc, reap loot. But that isn't the case here, This story manages to subvert your expectations, it takes a trope and messes with it. It also tends to somehow mae sense. You read the story and are like: this is totally how it should be. Even if it makes no sense at times. No problem, but you could do better. The town next to dungeon is a bit anoying. How can a place have a two opposite purposes? But other than that, ok story.

Characters: The characters are really my biggest problem. 1k pages in and there hasn't been much development. I understand that the story has really only started to get interesting, but we still know almost nothing about the main character, i mean her history, and almost every character hasn't developed or changed much. They also opperate on very simple reasons. Almost every character we have met has been good. No chaotic neutral, no bad guys, no spies. Yes, most of them manage to have their own quirks and peevs, but their reasoning doesn't make sense at times.

As for the internal fight going on in the MC, that by itself was masterfully created, just for the amazing way it was drawn I have to give this story a 5.0. But even there, WHY would anyone fight so hard? There are reasons to the things we do. I don't see her reason. A lot of religous folks do the things they do because morals. The fact that the main hero will not kill lets her live outside of the influence of people. Easily. The conviction that the main hero posesses is beautiful. 

Honestly, I've been trying to get away from the internet, get away from things that i know erode my mind. A lot of stories on this cite are written by people who have broken and simply don't know what to do. This story isn't one of those. This is written by someone who is a natural author. Hell, I'm jealous. But this is beautiful. Great Story. Keep up the good work.

Druzilla Kay
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Amazing and unique story

A complete and utter madhouse, i love it it's like the dungeon version of the addams family. Delta and Drama Nina will get along they shriek over everything.

Steffen Gustafsson
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short and to the point review

there are times when i read a book and think, damn this is a good book.

then i click some links to give it 5/5 stars, only to find out that i already did it.

this is one of the books where i wish could give 5/5 stars twice, just because its soo good.

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Read it as fast as I could. Blast of a story. Very punny!


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I love this. I love how cute and loving it is; with the relationships and characters being well thought out and meaningful. I love how funny and hopeful it is; with the story being humorous but having a proper plotline. I love how well written it is, and how well the foreshadowing and character growth are done. I could keep going on and on, really. 

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Pungeons for the win!

Love what you've done with this story! Can't wait to read more. 

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A PUNtastic dungeon story

This is one of the most unique dungeon stories on royalroad.

And thats because it defies ALL the tropes, and adds comedy, puns, and weirdness in the mix.

Nothing is what it seems to be, theres always more behind the characters and the world.

Be  warned, many laughs inbound. And please give more mushrooms to Delta (tell her it was your own idea)

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All hail our glorious duck overlords

Hilarious and different take on the whole dungeon core theme. Give it a shot, it's worth it.

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This is probably the most whimsical story on RRL. Everything is weird, and the world is magical in more than just one sense.

When I've first encountered the story, I judged it by its title, thinking: "ah.. another reincarnation as a dungeon. bah!"

I started reading it when I had nothing better to do, to be honest. Just thought I'd give it a chance, because why not. The grammar didn't seem as bad as other dungeon stories, after all.


I don't regret starting it for a second, and as of now, I've read it twice.

Spark in The Dark
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Great jokes and good friends await in this one of a kind story. It's different and that's what makes it great when it isn't the same as a dozen other dungeon stories. Great character and mysteries make this something I think more people should read.