Reborn on a Systemless Earth... With a System

by Thedude3445

Original ONGOING Action Adventure Contemporary Fantasy Dungeon GameLit LitRPG Magic Male Lead Portal Fantasy / Isekai Reincarnation Slice of Life Strong Lead Super Heroes Supernatural

[participant in the Royal Road Writathon challenge]

The system can be accepted by anyone who decides to Class Up using the world’s various Sorting Scepters. From then on, leveling up will be possible, but it could come at the cost of one's life. All actions one takes, from combat to breathing, take from their pool of LP (Life Points). Run out, and so too will they perish. The only way to replenish one's LP is to level up and learn new skills.

Eryk Solbourne chooses the [Adventurer] class, destined to explore great worlds, fight magnificent beasts, and inspire others. Now he is a D-Rank hero, but he will forge a powerful destiny for himself... and he will do so in a new world, after The Goddess reincarnates him in a brand-new Earth that is in desperate need of his abilities.

Reborn on a Systemless Earth... With a System is the story of a young man on a journey to become a legendary S-Rank hero in a world where ranks don't even exist.

Cover art by Joi Massat.

Author's Note: This story is an experiment for me because it's the first story I will be writing with no backlog whatsoever. Because of that, reader comments are highly encouraged if you would like to influence the direction of the story. There will be 3-4 updates per week, but there could be more depending on my schedule.

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
Chapter 1: Against a Necromancer ago
Chapter 2: My Life After Death ago
Chapter 3: I'm in a New World... What Is This Place? ago
Chapter 4: Pink Hair, Just Like Me ago
Chapter 5: A Field of Low-Level Enemies, and Farming Destiny Points ago
Chapter 6: My Fight for Destiny Points ago
Chapter 7: Vending Machines Are Confusing ago
Chapter 8: Guiding Me Around, Giving Me Info ago
Chapter 9: Chased Out of a Con ago
Chapter 10: Through the Fire and Flames ago
Chapter 11: Finally, Some Explanations Around Here ago
Chapter 12: I Call This Hamburger... Excellence Incarnate ago
Chapter 13: A Situation Moves Forward ago
Chapter 14: Life, and... Keeping It ago
Chapter 15: Assessing the Situation and How I Can Be a Hero, Even Here ago
Chapter 16: Big Bout with Buddy ago
Chapter 17: The Longest Ride ago
Chapter 18: Delta Momma Blues ago
Chapter 19: Finally, Another Set of People to Meet and Experiences to Have ago
Chapter 20: A Plan to Push Power to the Plimit ago
Chapter 21: Streaming ago
Special: Royals of Foreign Lands ago
Chapter 22: Haunting ago
Chapter 23: Breakfast & Classes & Parents ago
Chapter 24: Driving Out of Town + Convenience Store ago
Chapter 25: The Great Test (Part One) ago
Special: The Class System and a Japanese-Fusion Diner ago
Chapter 26: The Great Test (Part Two) ago
Chapter 27: The Great Test (Part Three) ago
Chapter 28: The Great Test (Part Four) ago
Chapter 29: Three Scenes and Some Thoughts About Various Subjects ago
New Bonus Chapter Poll + Update ago
Chapter 30: Mystifying ago
Special: Delta's Life at the Office ago
Chapter 31: My Next Day For Destiny ago
Chapter 32: Foresight and My Destiny Revealed ago
Chapter 33: I'm Going to Learn Something Known as Boxing ago
Special: The Adventurer's Guild ago
Chapter 34: A Very Dangerous Proposition... For Them ago
Chapter 35: My Brawl Barely Begins ago
Chapter 36: Boy, is This a Battle! ...Is This a Battle? ago
Chapter 37: When Bad Bros Bounce ago
Chapter 38: I Never Knew What Guns Were Until Today ago
Chapter 39: An Aftermath and an Appellation ago
Chapter 40: Level Up! It Only Took Three Extremely Long Days To Accomplish It! ago
Special: Eryk's First Adventure on Mystix ago
Chapter 41: Good/Not Really ago
Chapter 42: Backlash ago
Chapter 43: Remnants of a Forgotten Dream ago
Chapter 44: How is Everyone Doing? ago
Chapter 45: War in the Pocket ago
Chapter 46: Time Well Spent ago
Chapter 47: Station-ary ago
Chapter 48: Amtrak, Earbuds, and Little Debbies ago
Chapter 49: I Do Not Know What Sweethearts Are, But I Am Probably Not One ago
Chapter 50: Secretive Agency ago
Chapter 51: Arrival in the Land of Grapes ago
Chapter 52: Pablo Rosas of Paso Robles ago
Chapter 53: A Destiny Point Gauntlet and a Sudden Non Sequitur Cliffhanger ago
Chapter 54: A Not-so-Anticlimactic Resolution ago
Special: Francis and the Phone Call ago
Chapter 55: Hotel Fun ago
Chapter 56: A Memory and a Rest ago
Chapter 57: I Think We Will Decide To Exit Stealthily ago
Another Bonus Chapter Poll ago
Chapter 58: I Ponder My Worries; Delta's Secret is Revealed ago

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Lewisdsr
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I stopped at chapter 30. I tried to keep reading but it was not my cup of tea. 

It's well written and has some funny parts, but over all it's kind of boring in my opinion. 

There's just no driving story to it I guess. Its slice of weird life. Still worthy of 4 stars because of how well it's written but doesnt have anything to capture my attention. 

hi&hello
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Not entirely sure how to rate this story; it's funny, it does what it sets out to do, but I also got pretty annoyed while reading it. I think that stem largely from the main source of humour being misunderstandings and those misunderstandings at least seeming easily avoidable. I'm waiting for the characters to stop for a moment and properly sort out the situation except I have no hope of that happening. I would say that kind of humour gets old except I still kept reading and laughing each chapter. 

What this means for me is that unless the story changes in some way, I can't really se a future for the story as something I would keep reading. That doesn't mean this story is straight up someone elses ally and it's probably read better spaced out over several days rather than read all at once the way I did. 

Besides that it's well written with a constant style and a lack of any typos that I could see

morderick
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It's my first review here on rr, and english isn't my native language, but for the chance of creating a card in the story here i am.

Most of the chapters are short but the story dont feel rushed, it keeps a good balance of narrative development, the isekai aspect is explored in his own way, while the characters also progress in a unique way, Eryk keeps the protagonist status because the system but he still feel so much human, his interactions with the others characters and Earth is a good way to enjoy the story, to laugh and think about the world we live while still enjoying a good story.

Sharkerbob
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Systemless is a silly and amusing yarn that solidly flips the usual isekai story on its head, bringing a fantasy LitRPG hero to mundane Earth, while retaining his ability to use his video game like powers. While perhaps not the most original twist on the idea, TheDude3445 manages to do it right.

While there is plenty of situational humor just from the expected clash of cultures you'd normally see in a "fantasy warrior shows up on modern Earth" premise, the fact that his RPG power system carries over, and it's very nature incentivises him to keep trying to be an adventurer in a world that doesn't particularly want or need one, forces Eryk to adapt to Earth while still being forced to work with his game system. It makes for an interesting dynamic that I haven't seen done in stories like these; usually the "fantasy warrior on Earth" gimmick has the heroes also battling enemies from their world that likewise made the trip over, giving them an external threat to face. Systemless presents the hero with an internal challenge he can't just stab away.

This review is being written as of Chapter 20, and the chapters are nice and short for quick catching up. So far, the characters are solid, but we're still in the earlier stages of getting to know them. Overall, though, it's a fun, quick read, and I recommend it for fans of the lighter side of the isekai genre.

BinLox
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So, characters are great, although the possible romance isn't my cup of tea it's still great enough to ignore it. Little to no grammatical or spelling errors. Definitely a potential top 5 trending story!

CoCop
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The Dark Fish Out of Water Comedy LitRPG You Didn't Know You Needed!

Reviewed at: Special: Royals of Foreign Lands

Summary: Systemless is a great fish out of water comedy with LitRPG elements.  I.e. it feels more slice of life than action/adventure.  There isn't really a lot of combat, instead more of a focus on exploration and learning (think Pillars of Eternity) and it works very well.  That said, if you are coming here to read about a powerful combat oriented protagonist this probably isn't the story you should want.

Style
The story is fast paced with short paragrahs.  That makes it a simple/easy read but from time to time it can be a bit too quick and distracting.

Grammar
What mistakes there were seem to have been fixed before I finished my read through.  Nothing to complain about.

Story
It's more slice of life, so the plot isn't the focus but the worldbuilding is top notch.  The story has done a good job so far of exploring the characters and how they interact with each other.  The system serves as both an interesting plot element as well as a ticking time bomb that drives the plot forward, keeping things from becoming too stagnant in the Slice of Life Elements.

Characters
All of the characters feel fleshed out and real.  The MC's fish out of water act is starting to wear a little thin, but at the same time he's learning.  I'm most interested right now in how some of the secondary characters develop.

Aki1red
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 I dislike the characters I tried but couldn't get over how they're portrayed. That being said I give 4 starts in character because they're well done. I mean sure I don't like them but they're well done and fleshed out. Credit where credit is due. The Grammer is great the style is unique and I read a lot of it just for the smooth story. It's nice to read something professional level from time to time. Anyway everyone should give it a chance I'm dropping it but it took me 30chapters to realize it's not my cup of tea.

Zasilisk
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Unique. While some stories are about someone from our world reincarnating in a world with a system, this is the opposite. Really liked this.

Empty
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Seeing the title, i thought— Well that is stupid but consider me surprise.

This story rocks.

I'm a lazy reader and I prefer short paragraphs than long ones. And this novel is to my taste.

Short paragraphs with content. Characters are lovable and awesome.

Plot is not original bu the author makes it more interesting than others.

I hope you try this and loved it as much as I do.

 

YAK Edge
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In the wide sea of Isekais and LitRPGs that are flooding this site, Systemless certainly shines thanks to its unique premise.

Story 4/5

The premise is simple. Your standard LitRPG protagonist dies and instead of this super awesome world gets reincarnated into our world. Right in the middle of a convention. And hijinks ensue. After ten chapters, he can include illegal weapon possession, property damage, public harassment and arson to his list.

Especially interesting is the reincarnation system that is tied to the overall cosmology. There is certainly some potential there.

Characters 3/5

Eryk is your standard LitRPG protagonist. You have probably met many others like him before. What makes him unique is the situation where he finds himself him. As such, he gets bonus points for developing into an atypical direction. Not to mention that his typical way of thinking just won't work in a systemless wok. 

As such, after chapter ten, he is neither too bad not too good. He is likable enough that one can follow him and there is a lot of potential that he will develop into a truly unique protagonist.

The other characters are okay as well. They aren't too developed for now, as the main focus is on Eryk. But they are nice enough that one enjoys reading about them.

 

Grammar 4/5

The grammar is at a high-enough standard. It is not perfect but there aren't any major issues and it won't diminish the reading experience.

 

Style 3,5/5

In the beginning, the author uses what I like to call "Light-Novel-Prose". The ration of showing vs telling is skewed towards the telling side and descriptions and atmospheric writing is sparse. That being said, there is some noticeable improvement within the first ten chapters already.

Overall verdict

A fun little story. Fans of LitRPGs and Isekais who like a fresh breeze in the stale land of these two genres will enjoy this story.