DCO- Dungeon Core Online

by Glyax

Original ONGOING Adventure Comedy Fantasy Sci-fi Dungeon GameLit LitRPG Magic Male Lead Portal Fantasy / Isekai Reader interactive School Life Secret Identity Strategy Virtual Reality

James hates his real life. He spends his days being bullied in school, and at home he simply reads and plays games. The only thing he has to look forward to is immersion. When he is immersed in the virtual world he can be whatever, whoever, he wants: He can escape the world that has thrown him away.

As such, when a new game, Dungeon Core Online, comes out, James is excited to play. He immerses himself as soon as he can, but when he is set to create his character he is instead offered a different choice. Now, James is the Dungeon Core and he suddenly finds himself wielding more power, with more options, than he's ever had before. The only downside... there are people in the real world who do anything, even kill, to gain the power of a Dungeon Core in the virtual world.

 

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Gramis
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New Bad guy ruins the story

I loved it right up until the new twist with a new bad guy. It was entertaining as is and would have loved to see where it could have gone but the new bad guy totally ruins the entire story.

Talon788
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Excellent take on the Dungeon Core concept

Found this story and this website after reading the Author's excellent Bone Dungeon book. I am loving it. I started reading it less than a week ago and haven't been able to stop. 90 chapters later and I regret nothing. 

The genius of setting his dungeon instance to just his town means that the real world shenanigans overlapping with the game world stuff makes perfect sense. 

Can't wait to read more, and if I get to a place where I can spare a few bucks to back the author on Patreon I certainly will be doing so.

Alistair
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Got to say was not expecting to laugh so much but exploding sheep just hit me really hard for some reason. Great story so far and a have no qualms recommending it to others.

whoever
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Nice start, beware of change of genre later.

Story starts as a very nice dungeon building story with many nice unique ideas. A very nice and enjoyable read.

Until it suddenly is no longer about dungeon building but about conspiracies, the MC being completely and utterly at someone else's mercy and it being a totally different genre (for people liking that genre it might be nice, no idea. I do not like (and if it started as that kind of genre just would not have read or rated it) and I defnitely do not like the inconsistency of genre of suddenly ending in that genre after so many chapters...).

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This book is really good, the main character is fun to read, the system is good, the plot might be a little slow but i like books that do that the right way like this one did. But the fairy "Rue" makes me want to immediately swat her with the nearest boot or anything, seriously she is the most annoying dungeon helper I have ever seen, and i've seen a lot. Even when the story progressed I tried to keep going and ignore her, but no, she sucks and drags the whole story down. Honestly if she was changed than this story woul be at least 4 stars but as of now she drags everything down

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Hate pixie companions

I hate when a story is centered around a week willed main character that has an  abusive companion. The pixie isn’t funny to me she’s a b and shouldn’t be in the story. Most dungeon story’s end up this way when they have a girl companion. The mc loses all  semblance of control over there choices.

Kurama97
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Updated review and all I can say is wow

I made a previous review about this at about ch 8 or so and I'm making this at 52 and all I have to say is wow. It's just amazing what you've done here with all the different mechanics and I love the feedback he gets. One of the best things ever is having an epic boss intro and adventurers just shitting themselves. I legit evil laughed at the secret boss. 5 stars my friend. You done good.

EleMentalPhoenix
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Heya. 

Style: Its good but nothing exceptional.

Story: Its a fairly common theme. With fairly common Concept. But its funny and entertaining enough.

Grammar: Im not a native speaker and didnt see any errors so yeah..

Character: Well how to say this.. The MC is a standard Nerd and the other characters are like a clone of real people.. but hey, it works.

I would recommend it

Keep up the good work laughing

 

Aspartame
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"Skip Dialogue" button is jammed

Ever rapidly hit the skip/next button, hoping to be un-slaved from a strict and "single option only" tutorial? Only for it to never fully go away? I thought that was what was going on until chapter 12. Then it dawned on me, this IS the story. The MC is actually pushing all player decisions onto the PC. Then pretends the remaining not-really-an-option "options" are important. The natural evolution of this is idle mode, followed by offline idle mode. I've decided to take the author's lesson to heart and drop this story, even though there's 28 more chapters to read. Someone else can read them for me, form their own opinions of them for me, and I might or (most likely) might not throw in an edit later acknowledging or denying said opinions. 

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Great puns

Great dungeon building

And an annoying fairy.... Don't let me get started.

And the real life development is seriously lacking, but as I haven't read past chap 30, I will update that part of my review later.

Overall Score 3.5/5
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Okay, I'm Chapter 63 caught up and.......

Okay, chap 30 and before is like prelude and after it everything starts to mix together real nice, the Real life and the Virtual one...

It's hard to discribe, but suddenly we get this information of the real world, and boy do things start to get crazy (in a good way :P). I'll first explain his nature.

James represents the gamer nature in all of us, the gamer hero in us, the greedy one, the obsessed one. He's like that group of gamers who stopped an armed robber who tried to rob the net cafe they were playing at.

And so, things start to get crazy... As the dark plot hidden in both the real and virtual life finds its way into James life... A gamer in his core... He will show you that this crazy adventure is just his playground and he will show it through actions.

The fairy is less annoying.

Grammar is still meh, but it does not take from the story. So I'll give it a 4 stars from the previous 3, but please take some time and proofread.

everything else is prfeeect! :)

The short version/conclusion for bored people.

One of the greatest Dungeon building stories out there, and even if you aren't into that, it's still worth reading and trust me, you won't be disappointed.