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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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
110: Hungry Python ago
111: Jack be nimble... jack be... oh no. ago
112: Low-hanging fruit ago
113: Miserable Pile of Mushrooms! ago

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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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This dungeon slice of life kind of story is the fresh air I needed to break a little from the ultra complicated evergrowing plots, the hundred characters stories, op mcs in new settings with old tricks and mostly from fantasy slaughters, gore and the more dark themes.

It's light, nice, flows very well and I love the characters, can't wait for new povs in the dungeon and more 'rooms. Personally I'm hoping for a reaction from a "normal" group adventurers or people there by mistake, and a whole carnaval / circus themed floor.

Read it all in one night, but I'm so glad you have further material ready for quick updates, I'll be checking every day for a new piece of Delta. It reminds me emotionally of Isekai Shokudou, it has the same feeling of relaxed laidback joyous atmosphere so far, but I'm sure the things will be getting more and more spiced up in the future. Thank you and keep up the awesome writing.

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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. 

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The best dungeon fiction I have found on this site. I really hope it continues for a long time. It might not be for you if you prefer deadly dungeons slaughtering adventurers.

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This is a fun, lighthearted take on a Dungeon Core story, the author has done a great job bringing to life some really fun and quirky characters.

I wholeheartedly hope that the author will continue to write this story because it has some incredible potential, and believe if they decide to publish it will be very well received as a book series (after some editing).

In regards to grammar and writing, it is well written and you seldomly find typos or mistakes.

Thank you for the amazing story author-san. Please keep writing!

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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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This is a wonderful story. I've read some chapters to a nephew as a bed time story and now my brother's kid is nagging him for "more delta story". Keep up the bad puns.

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In the first few chapter I just wanted to beat the MC. Non I'm roling on the floor from laughing. 

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Once again, stew pulls off an amazing and fun to read adventure. One of my favorite stories of all time.

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Subjective Enjoyment: Makes me smile.  The jokes and humor are bad, and that's how I like it.

Morals:  Similar to Discworld.  This world is TRYING to be a crapsack world, but it has one too many pesky GOOD people causing chaos.  This story doesn't pretend that the world is a nice place, but it won't make you depressed either.

Memorability:  I don't think the author knows how to make characters that aren't memorable.  Once again, I have to compare this WN to Discworld.

Updates: So far the author has kept writing despite IRL setbacks, so I doubt anything can stop the author now.  Even if it does go on hiatus someday, this work of love would still be worth reading.

Objective Quality:  I would never accuse this story of being *quality* fiction, but then again I don't remember the last time "quality" fiction made me smile.  Jones would give it an A+.