How to Avoid Death on a Daily Basis

by mooderino

Original ONGOING Comedy Fantasy Anti-Hero Lead LitRPG Magic Male Lead Slice of Life Summoned Hero
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What if you were transported to a fantasy world with no special abilities, no OP weapons and no status screen to boost your stats? Never mind finding the dragon’s treasure or defeating the Demon Lord, you only need to worry about one thing—how to stay alive.

A group of young Brits wake up in a strange, fantastical land with creatures from myth and legend. They are given archaic weapons they don't know how to use and told to do their best.

Convinced it has to be some kind of virtual reality RPG, all the people summoned form parties and set off on their adventures, leaving behind the people nobody wants in their group.

Story of my life, thinks Colin.

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BOOK 9: Welcome to Fairyland starts September 17th.

Chapters released three days a week, Monday-Wednesday-Friday.

Early Access chapters available on Patreon.

 Mobile-friendly chapters can be found on  MoodyLit.com 

 

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For those wishing to support the author, Books 1-7 are now available to buy on kindle and epub:
Book One|Book Two|Book Three |Book Four |Book Five |Book Six 

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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
1. Where Are We? ago
2. Breathe ago
3. Welcoming Committee ago
4. Fight or Fight ago
5. Player One Ready? ago
6. FAQ ago
7. Equip Weapon ago
8. Dressed To Impress ago
9. Party Up ago
10. Welcome To Probet ago
11. Taking Stock ago
12. Let's Eat ago
13. Room For One More? ago
14. Game Plan ago
15. Walk On The Wild Side ago
16. Let's Make A Deal ago
17. Not Excalibur ago
18. Lock And Load ago
19. A Hunting We Will Go ago
20. Kill The Wabbit ago
21. May I Take Your Coat? ago
22. A Gift From Prometheus ago
23. Then There Were Three ago
24. Good Hunting ago
25. Let's Get Salty ago
26. Equipment Upgrade ago
27. Shrek 2 ago
28. Choose Your Own Adventure ago
29. Into The Woods ago
30. Got To Catch 'Em All ago
31. A New Challenger Has Appeared ago
32. Prepare To Fight ago
33. Monster Hunter 1.0 ago
34. Teach Me, Master ago
35. Monster Hunter 2.0 ago
36. Loot Roll ago
37. Behind The Curtain ago
38. Farewell To Probet ago
A Word From The Author ago
39. Journey To The West ago
40. Needs Must ago
41. The Farmer's Wife ago
42. There's No Such Thing ago
43. When You Got To Go ago
44. Then A Hero Comes Along ago
45. Sword Art Offline ago
46. Rogue Ogre ago
47. The Goodbye Girls ago
48. Fengarad City Limits ago
49. The Commander And The Princess ago
50. Welcome To Fengarad ago
51. The Emporium Of Needs And Desires ago
52. Man On A Mission ago
53. Frog Capture Plan ago
54. Win Lose Draw ago
55. It's Nice To Be Wanted ago
56. Wait For It ago
57. By Royal Appointment ago
58. A Wild Princess Appears ago
59. Book Smarts ago
60. Sword Smarts ago
61. Last One Out ago
62. Save The Frog ago
63. Gone Fishin' ago
64. Let's Talk About Sex, Baby ago
65. Dudley Done Right ago
66. Together Again ago
67. Meet The Family ago
68. Waiting For A Star To Fall ago
69. Trial By Fire ago
70. Tin Man ago
Another Word From The Author ago
A Little News ago
71. Lizard Blizzard ago
72. The Mandy Project ago
73. Night Of The Living Zombers ago
74. Zomber, Please ago
75. Hope Versus Expectation ago
76. Tunnels & Trolls ago
77. Breakout ago
78. Troll-In-Chief ago
79. Dungeons & Divas ago
80. Gutted ago
81. Sunny Side Up ago
82. Welcome To Dargot ago
83. Dinner With The Devil ago
84. No Deal Or Deal ago
85. A Word Of Warning ago
86. Trouble In The City ago
87. Kizwat's Silver Hammer ago
88. The Flossie Show ago
89. Locked In ago
90. Assault On Pickled Gherkin ago
91. The Doctor Is In ago
92. The Waiting Game ago
93. Stone Cold ago
94. Back To Mine ago
95. The Tao Of Colin ago
96. Blind Man's Bluff ago
97. The Word Of God ago
98. Walking Through Walls ago
99. She Afraid ago
100. Diplomatic Immunity ago
More words from the author ago
Book 4 Starts Tomorrow ago
101. Colin of the F.O. ago
102. Chain Gang ago
103. Tripping ago
104. Grief Encounters ago
105. A Bridge Too Near ago
106. Washed Up ago
107. Brassed Off ago
108. Welcome To Monsterland ago
109. Beware The Jabberwock ago
110. The Worm Turns ago
111. Heroes Of Myth And Legend ago
112. Dog Day Afternoons ago
113. Man Vs Wild ago
114. Get Lucky ago
115. Enola Gay ago
A Week Off ago
116. Follow The Leader ago
117. Blast Off ago
118. Dragon Ball F ago
119. The King Is Dead, Long Live The King ago
120. King Worm ago
121. Castle In The Air ago
122. Sympathy For The Archfiend ago
123. My Dinner With Angry ago
124. Way Of The Beast ago
125. Face To Face ago
126. Room For Truth ago
127. Mask ago
128. Welcome Back ago
129. Revelations ago
130. Here Comes The Bride ago
131. The Only Girl In The World ago
End of Book 4 Wrap Up ago
HTADDB Schedule Update ago
132. All At Sea ago
133. A Drop In The Ocean ago
134. One Up ago
135. Jester Of Your Dreams ago
136. Lay Of The Land ago
137. Death From Above ago
138. Head In The Clouds ago
139. Sorcerers Vs Warlocks ago
140. Time Of Your Life ago
141. Born To Run ago
142. All You Need Is Phil ago
143. How To Make Fiends And Influence People ago
144. Plan Of Attack ago
145. The Disorient Express ago
146. Yuqi Yuqi Yuqi ago
147. Back Once Again For The Renegade Master ago
148. Come Here Often? ago
149. Forever? Forever, Ever? ago
150. Destiny Calling ago
Short Break ago
151. Revolution Road ago
152. Say Hello To My Little Friend ago
153. Claire Knows It All ago
154. Democracy Inaction ago
155. Manual Override ago
156. Collision Course ago
157. Galvanise ago
158. In It To Win It ago
159. Face Your Demons ago
160. A New Hope ago
161. Welcome To Nekromel ago
162. Saviour Of The Universe ago
163. Walls Have Ears ago
164. Treasured ago
165. Block Rocking Beats ago
166. A Bad Feeling ago
167. Square Peg ago
168. Sweep The Leg ago
169. Dad Talk ago
170. Free your Mind ago
171. A Winning Plan ago
172. In The Huddle ago
173. Martyr Dome ago
174. Betray You, Betray Me ago
175. The Long Way Home ago
176. Roguelike ago
No chapter today ago
177. Better The Devil You Know ago
178. Out Of The Box ago
179. Yuqi In The Sky With Diamonds ago
180. Don't Talk To Me Or My Son Ever Again ago
Book 5 Wrap-up Post ago
Book 6 coming soon ago
Nearly There ago
181. One Man Party ago
182. Dragon and Off Again ago
183. Welcome to Requbar ago
184. Escort Service ago
185. The Good Dungeon Guide ago
186. A Terrible Rebel ago
187. Two's Company ago
188. Girl Interrupted ago
189. Run Rat Run ago
190. Sonny With A Chance of Power ago
191. Heart of Dimness ago
192. Mr Sabotage ago
193. Escapology ago
194. Duck Hunt ago
195. Ratopolis Now ago
196. King Killer Confessionals ago
197. Re: Slime ago
198. Ghosting ago
199. Notes from the Underground ago
200. Never Go Back ago
201. Girl Man and Rat Boy ago
202. The Back Stabbers ago
203. Path of Most Resistance ago
204. Can't Make an Omelette ago
205. Choosing Sides ago
206. Fantastic Four and a Half ago
207. Together Again for the First Time ago
208. Newkie State of Mind ago
209. Down the Local ago
210. Working Girl ago
211. Head Start ago
212. Remember the Name ago
213. The Easy Way Out ago
214. Let Sleeping Dragons Lie ago
215. When Two Girls Go to War ago
216. The Naked Ape ago
217. Dudley Wa Hooo! ago
218. The Pursuit of Happiness ago
219. Love's Labour Lost ago
220. Battle of Five Armies (Part 1) ago
221. Beat the Retreat ago
222. Colin Ascendant ago
223. Rated, Baited, Delegated ago
224. Silent But Dudley (Side Story) ago
225. Requbar Revival ago
226. Gatekeeper ago
227. Killer Queen ago
228. Faithless ago
229. Resistance Is Fruitful ago
230. Elfen Lied ago
231. Sonny Days, Laney Nights ago
232. Bone to Pick ago
233. The Hard Carry ago
234. The Frenemy of My Frenemy ago
235. Gathering of the Clouds ago
236. Diamond in the Rough ago
237. From a Great Height ago
238. Dargot After Dark ago
239. Enemy Lines ago
240. Head Counsel ago
241. Dark Side of the Brain ago
242. Blow by Blow ago
243. Beware My Power ago
244. Hanging by a Thread ago
245. Battle of Five Armies (Part 2) ago
246. Eye on the Prize ago
Book 6 Wrap Up Post ago
HTADDB Book 7 update ago
Chapter 247. On the Hook ago
Chapter 248. The Hero's Jenny ago
Chapter 249. Pest Control ago
Chapter 250. Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner ago
Chapter 251. Chinny Chin Chin ago
Chapter 252. The Touchables ago
Chapter 253. Tilted ago
Chapter 254. Guardians of the Greenery ago
Chapter 255. Flags Flying High ago
Chapter 256. Procrastination Agent ago
Chapter 257. Attention Please ago
Chapter 258. Party to a Lie ago
259. There Was an Attempt ago
260. Too Few To Mention ago
261. Grotto Life ago
262. Cash Me Outside ago
263. Childish Colino ago
264. Colin-Fu is Leaking ago
265. Land of the Setting Sun ago
266. God Tier ago
267. Welcome to Gorgoth ago
268. These Aren't the Druids You're Looking For ago
269. Chilling ago
270. WWJD? ago
271. Underdog Now, Overlord Later ago
272. I Have the Power ago
273. Pope Idol ago
274. Bad Sensei ago
275. Never on a First Date ago
276. Born Again ago
277. Every Cult Has a Silver Lining ago
278. A Man of Substance ago
279. Watching the Defectives ago
HTADDB Week off ago
280. Feel the Fear and Druid Anyway ago
281. Burnt Salad ago
282. Church of Me ago
283. No Refunds ago
284. Fear of Flailing ago
285. Dead Men Walking ago
286. The Unprincipled Certainty ago
287. Show Before Tell ago
288. Till Death Don't Us Part ago
289. Dead Gods and Englishmen ago
290. Vines of Communication ago
291. Don't Hate the Player ago
292. Losing My Edge ago
293. Freedom for All ago
294. God of Wut? ago
295. Hold the Moan ago
296. Be Nice to People on the Way Up ago
297. Lead Me Not into Temptation ago
HTADDB break for holidays ago
298. Never Prosper ago
299. Planning for the Future ago
300. Indignation Remix ago
301. Cockblocula ago
302. There's No You in Team ago
303. Shame on You ago
304. Sisters of No Mercy ago
305. Further Beyond ago
306. Paywall ago
307. The Older Woman ago
308. Wizard Bitch ago
309. Don't Forget to Breathe ago
HTADDB Update ago
HTADDB 8 Update ago
310: What a Time to Be Alive! ago
311: Death by Water Pistol ago
312: Another Fish Mess ago
313. The Stupid Fat Face of Adversity ago
314: World's Greatest Solo Player ago
315: A Good Quest Is Hard to Find ago
316: Twisted Firestarter ago
317: Personal Allowance ago
318: Second Prize in a Beauty Contest ago
319: Boss of This Gym ago
320: Pacifist Run ago
321: Unexpected Item in the Bagging Area ago
322: Expect the Unexpectable ago
323: Half-Life 3 Confirmed ago
324: Captain, My Captain ago
325: Welcome to Shrine Island ago
326: Marry in Haste, Repent at Leisure ago
327: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner ago
328: Voulez-Vous Trébuchet Avec Moi? ago
329: Meat Is Murder ago
330: Plenty More Fish in the Sea ago
331: New Model Army ago
332: The Popular Vote ago
333: On the Stump ago
334: Adapt. Absorb. Assimilate. ago
335: Compartmentalise. Compartwomentalise and Compartchildrentalise, Too ago
336: Woke AF ago
337: Not All Heroes Wear Capes ago
338: You Do That Hoodoo ago
339: Nothing Holding Me Back ago
340: How Was It for You? ago
341: I Am What I Am ago
342: Happy Endings ago
343: But Can You Do This? ago
344: Don't Smash It ago
345: Two Girls, One Ship ago
346: Out of Harem's Way ago
347: Here Be Monsters ago
348: Skin in the Game ago
349: Chopping Onions ago
350: Mother Knows Best ago
351: The Benefit of Doubt ago
352: Stepping Up ago
353: The Iceman Comet ago
354: The Reeducation of Maurice ago
355: Asking for a Friend ago
356: Brown Bread ago
357: Dearly Departed ago
358: Island Life ago
359: Tank Top ago
360: What Becomes of the Dragonhearted? ago
361: Backdoor Action ago
362: Planet Nerd ago
363: Horrible Good ago
364: Gone But Not Forgotten ago
365: Gravy Boat ago
366: The More the Merrier ago
367: Next to Nothing ago
368: Riding the Dragon ago
369: Wings of an Angel ago
370: Flight of the Phoenix ago
371: Drop the Pilot ago
372: Trust Fund ago
373: Offers and Promotions ago
374: The Ego Has Landed ago
375: Rise and Fall ago
376: Consorting with the Enemy ago
377: Lead by Example ago
378: A Lasting Legacy ago
379: Player Unknown ago
380: FQ Blues ago
381: Schemes of Mice ago
382: Charm Offensive ago
383: Fun Guy ago
384: Good for Nothing ago
385: Not on My Watch ago
386: Cloaked Ambition ago
387: A Way with the Fairies ago
388: Lust for Power ago
389: Triumph of the Won't ago
390: God Hand ago
391: All Fired Up ago
392: Technical Difficulties ago
393: Carnal Leakage ago
Short Break ago
394: Camelots ago
395: Growth ago
396: Clark Can't ago
397: The Truth Will Set You Back ago
398: Hello from the Other Side ago
399: Missile Command ago
400: Choking Hazard ago
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mataaitai
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At the time of this review, I have read through chapter 38 (which marks the end of volume 1).

I want to start by saying that I evaluate stories in the context of their genre. As far as amateur fish out of water stories in fantasy worlds, this one is great!

 

Style:

The story is told from the first person perspective, and thus we have access to all the thoughts and observations of the protagonist. Very engaging, and written in a very natural voice. The flow was so nice that I honestly read the entire story in a single day.

 

Story:

The set up is familiar: a group of modern day 20 somethings end up in a fantasy world. However, the execution is where it really shines. The author has done a wonderful job with pacing, never forcing the story along and allowing situations and transitions to unfold realistically. It's also nice to see things like hunting monsters, skinning them, eating them, and raiding their homes presented in a less-than-flattering fashion. Nice challenging of the genre.

 

Grammar:

Very good. No glaring mistakes with grammar I can think of. I think I only noticed 3 spelling mistakes in the entire 38 chapters.

 

Characters:

At the beginning of this story, all the characters, including the MC, are generally unlikable. However, I ask that you don't let this turn you off, as they are written to be this way. Interesting, as the story carries on and personalities start to get fleshed out, the MC's party members become generally likable.

However, the main character makes much less progress in that department, as he is extremely manipulative. Once again, this shouldn't turn you off to reading this story. An unlikable character is perfectly acceptable if they are interesting. The MC's polarizing personality really sets up a lot of possibilities for drama with any new people they might meet in coming chapters, as well as potential in-group fighting.

The reason why I only gave 4  stars here was because I felt that there could have been more done with Jenny. She's the first character the MC interacts with, but there really aren't many interactions between them afterward. Likely, this is something that will be explored in later chapters. The MC is also very concerned with himself, and since he's paired with four people that aren't particularly socially adept, I was left wanting a little more character interaction as well. 

 

All in all, I highly recommend HTADOADB (Whoa, that's a long acronym). If you're looking for a very well planned "transported to fantasy world" story,  and if you're a little sick of when the main characters adapt too quickly to these kinds of situations, then this is the story for you!

Daniel Vickerman
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The author goes far, but not far enough.

It’s refreshing to see a main character that isn’t totally pussy whipped or weak like it seems every character on this site is. He speaks his mind and does what he thinks is right, no matter what others say which is also different from pretty much every other character on this site. But the author doesn’t go far enough. Every time Colin says something even remotely “offensive” the author says no I’m not racist, sexist, etc. The fear is palpable, like he is afraid the social justice warriors will all come out of the woodwork and leave bad reviews or something. Have some confidence, don’t let the thought police control your story!  Please don’t hold yourself back for fear of offending those with a thin skin. With that said let’s get on with the review.

 

Style and Grammar: Not much to say, it isn’t at a professional level but it is much better than the train wrecks that certain other people pump out. English is obviously the author’s native language and he is fairly well versed in writing.

 

Story: The story follows the old trope of random kids being inexplicably transported to another world. Except this time the author tries to throw in some realism. The girls all fall in under the protection of  the alpha males. Most people are worse than useless and can’t handle the new world and everyone is flawed, greatly flawed.

 

That said this is not a realistic story. Sure the combat and arguments and stuff can all pass as realistic on first glance but the plot is built in such a way that it’s impossible to be realistic at it’s core. The author writes what amuses him, not what the characters would do or what would really happen. This means that no one can ever catch a break and everything goes bad, always. It’s exhausting to read when you know everything will always go bad for the main character. People will always dislike him and be burdens, he will always hate himself, everyone is always out to get him and there can never be a second of peace.

 

Really it makes the story predictable when everything always goes wrong. If the world was so harsh humans would have been wiped out a long time ago, but everything goes wrong for Colin and his crew and it’s always Colin that’s blamed for other people’s mistakes. Which brings me to characters.

 

Characters: This story might as well be named Colin considering how important he is to the story, he is the lifeblood without him the story is just a corpse. Colin’s an asshole and I mean that as a great compliment. Everything we hold dear from freedom of speech to the iPhone is the result of assholes willing to challenge the status quo. People get bitter and malicious assholes and those who really don’t care what other people think confused. Colin is the latter type and boy does he get stuff done.

 

From the very beginning to the currently updated chapter Colin has been the driving force of this story.  Always leading by example, doing all the dirty work, making all the correct (and sometimes incorrect) decisions. He’s more force of nature than man considering how much he’s achieved and learned in such a short time. He’s led his group of useless losers from one dangerous situation to another always coming out mostly unharmed on the other side. After all this does Colin start to have a little self  respect? Does his group appreciate all he’s done and sacrificed for them? Hell no. This is where the unrealism starts and where my major gripes with the story come into play.

 

As part of Colin’s band of losers we have useless nerd black kid.  Super bitchy can never do anything right Claire. Head in the clouds but somehow a miraculously good archer Dudley. And fat but nice and down to earth Flossie. Later joined by cock tease useless Jenny and the most hated character of all ultra mega bitch useless Mandy. Take a look at this unlikable and useless band of characters, not one of them would be able to survive on their own unless they took up whoring as a job. I’d cheer if anyone but Flossie or Dudley died.

 

Then we have Colin. Assholish, smart and very rarely brave Colin. Since the start Colin has been stuck with his band of losers and only through dedication, smarts and lots of risk on his part have they managed to navigate their way through this dangerous world. Yet despite all his successes Colin has not changed as a character, he is still the anti-social self hating man we started with.

 

His group is much worse, despite everything he’s done for them he is constantly called names, disrespected and basically spit upon for everything he’s done. There is no trust, no respect, no admiration or much of anything really other than disgust that he’s such an asshole. Ha! Let me tell you something, every military leader, or even just leader, that’s ever succeeded has been a raging asshole. And more importantly people know this. Women fall for bad guys and assholes because they tend to succeed, men can respect them because they have courage and fortitude where they do not. Yet somehow the follow-the-smart-asshole-that-has-proven-himself instinct that is part of our species is magically absent in this group of misfits. They antagonize him even at the risk of them finally alienating Colin and being left to die.

 

It’s  a plot contrivance that Colin isn’t accepted and respected by now. It’s also a plot contrivance that Colin hasn’t gotten fed up and simply left, snapped  or demanded respect by now. It’s not all for plot reasons (Colin has two fatal flaws: A lack of charisma and an inner self hatred) but a lot of it is. I feel horrible just reading all the garbage that is thrown at Colin, anyone would have lashed out by now if they were in Colin’s shoes.

 

Maybe the Hitler intelligence guy that was recently introduced will shake things up. Show him to respect himself and show Colin’s team what it’s like without him around to babysit them. It’s a possibility, but at this point I don’t expect it. If Colin and his team start to change for the better then great, it took long enough. If not then I’m afraid I can’t read this story anymore. I like Colin too much as a character to see him keep getting verbally beat up and shunned like he has been this entire story. It’s like reading about a wife that get’s brutally abused but keeps coming back for more over and over. At some point you have to stop and say where is this going?

 

That’s the question I have for you mooderino, where is this going? Is it going to be the same old cycle of bad things always happening over and over or is something going to change?

kingasas33
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Finally not a stupid OP stories or insane or sexual or "weak" but not so weak MC.

Its nice to finally able to read normal story where the MC not someone who OP or "weak" but gain "unexpected" power. The story flow is nice, the pace is nice, and overall its relatable and realistic. This is a great story with a good writing. Thanks for the story and please continue writing. You got me hooked up on the story.

Xazero2
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I have read up to chapter 55 and I'm somehow not bored yet. The author has managed to put a pretty original spin on the tried and true  alternate world concept. 

 

The world actually feels alive, and the characters that exist in it feel like real people with real motivations outside of the MC.  Even the 'evil' creatures just seem like they're trying to survive the same as everybody else.

 

The MCs are typical introverts, so dont expect any badass moments right out the gate. They get a few good moments, but these 'heroes' are not the type to stand up to an ogre sword in hand with the confidence of a bull elephant. They would leg it like Usain Bolt, and hope that they're faster than the fat guy in the group.

 

Overall, this story is very well written. The humor is great, the characters are very believable, and the author updates EVERY DAY. I wholeheartedly recommend it.

 

 

Yukimura
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Like those beans from harry potter that can taste like anything

I really started out loving the story, the mc was somewhat out of the ordinary and the story has quite a few very nice twists and turns which makes it stand out and not seem cliche. The problem for me really  arose around the 100th chapter or something. The mc had been kind off an asshole throughout the story, and that is something i liked a lot about him. He was cold and rational and he could stand his ground. After a while it feels like he has become a pushover. He has since the beginning threatened to leave the rest of the party, and the I actually though he was capable of doing it if he had to, in the end though, he has become someone who has reverted to the stereotypical cold hero type. He says he wont put himself in danger or do stuff that is basically suicide from his perspective, yet he always does it anyway. I have come to expect him to fold under pressure, and i hate it. He was so cool as an mc, then he just gets pushed around by anyone and everyone. Though i understand that making things go the way the mc want them to doesn't make a good story, it has become routine to see the mc say something, and then do what others expect him to. He was already a weak mc physically and he had a lot of flaws that would make him lose in a fight, but he had this relentlessness to not do what others tell him to that just disappeared. It has become a tedium to read on in the hopes that maybe he will do something to not be steered around and take some control himself. Yet it is nowhere in sight. I thank the author for writing the story, as it is a good read and has given me quite a few hours of entertainment, but it is beginning to feel like i am watching a movie franchise that was so good, but is slowly sinking. It has just degenerated into the traditional: "the hero gets pushed into situations against his will, and he just accepts it and solves the problems thrust at him and no longer even tries to say "fuck you" back"

Wolfsnow
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Great story hindered by character interaction(slight spoilers up to ch 125)

I don't really have that much to add here, everything about your story,style and grammar are good stuff and I love how you conduct the story for the most part. Your characters on the other hand start out as really good and fun to be around, but as the story goes on they're becoming more and more irritating.

 

Only thing I really want to touch on like Lunitan did in his review is your characters. Simply put can we do something about the relationship between the characters?  I'm at chapter 113 and the development of the party is getting quite stale. Colin is constantly in a battle to retain any respect from his party, even though he has led them to success this entire time. But instead his party mocks him at points, and outright ignores or leaves him behind. Like that's all fine and dandy for awhile, but at this point it's making it hard for me to read the story as you largely make the reader identify with Colin, who is mistreated pretty hard.

 

You make it a warring battle between his self-depreciation, and their helpfulness towards him as he doesn't really treat them that well because he fears it will be for nothing. He fears they will toss him aside, and for the most part you could say they don't. Yet there are certain parts throughout the story that validate his fear as they openly show contempt or distrust of his methods, which then only sets his character back even further. In fact the only reason I make this review is because in chapter 110, his party just straight up leaves him behind. Now I assume your going to go into more detail and make this a conflict of sorts, but either way this still really irks me because atm I really can't see a way they can justify doing this. Jenny was sharing a tent with him, and it seems that the party left in the morning so they had plenty of time to find and take him with them, but instead he was ditched while they went to the capital and had fun. Jenny is supposed to be the person that is the relief of his depression, and make him open up, but instead she is serving at this point as another downer for him.

 

I'm going to keep reading the story ofc as it's still really good, but I really hope you fix the character development between the party because it's getting quite stale and actually aggravating to me at least. It really hurts my enjoyment of the series to see Colin get shafted so hard constantly, there needs to be a relief to this constant depreciation which the story is sorely lacking at this point. Can we please see Colin and his party develop to have some sense of camaraderie, as the only people that even seem to remotely care about Colin is Jenny and Maurice, but they kind of just shit on this as well in the latest chapters. I will update this when I see something change.

 

EDIT: Party is back, and Jenny spills the beans on why they left him behind. Pretty shitty on their part, but kind of understandable? I like that Jenny and him have finally taken the step forward, but it feels kinda forced? I think their needs to be more depth on why she actually likes him to make it more natural. Not much has changed in dynamics towards party health but it's only been 2 chapters. Bumped character to 3.5, overall to 4.5.

 

EDIT: Ch.125, characters are coming into their own usefulness, and getting back into the stride of being a funny group while also maintaining their adventuring status. Character bumped to 4/5. Keep up the good work. 

 

EDIT: Book 4 ending, characters are really fun again gotta say, bumping characters back to 5, and I'm really enjoying the wildness of the story now again

F.Dj
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Highly Recommended, Let's Bring This Awesome Story To The Top Charts

I  bebelieve I owe you a review, so here we go lets roll with this one. I hope it turn out satisfying enough. 

Style> 3,5 cookies 

~ the story goes on the mc POV only so far. But it still enjoyable to read because the story flow was well kept and well written. So it doesn't get confusing, disturbing or make the readers questioning. The reason I give it 3,5 is because it is lack of a bit creativity. But overall there's no complaint. 

 

Story> 5 cookies

~ you bet this is one of the best story in RR? You're damn right! The story was written in a realistically comical, it's hilarious and bitter at the same time. You won't find any like this one in RR, this is one of those fresh original story and you might feel the same vibe like Coeus when reading it. In short it is a great one you don't want to miss. 

~ overall the story is well planned and well scripted. I paid attention to what I read and always digging around for any mistake or lose screw. Cause I like to sprinkle some salt to the author eyes but fortunately I hardly found any, it's a well done job.

~ the story goes around a bunch of looser noob nerd, an outcast among their society in both worlds. Stranded in a fantasy world after getting summoned/transported in the most unexpected way. Instead feeling desperate, they are trying to survive with their own ways and embark on their own adventure. Though it kind of comical but the whole thing was so realistically pictured. When you immerse in it you'll find your emotions get swayed left and right. The story also packed with a good twist and plots, you'll never see the coming surprise. So it's always enjoyable reading every new chapter because you can always expect to find a new things. Have you ever kidnap an elderly frogmen while they're shitting? You bet you'll find it here, oops sorry for the spoiler. 

Grammar> 5 cookies

~ he's a brit so I believe he can talk and write Spanish fluently so no complaint here. But if you have to go by the book like all grammar nazi do, then you might want to burn him alive. You might as well don't read novels but an oxford dictionary instead. 

Characters> 4 cookies

~ the characters was well build, each of them had their own distinct characteristics, consistent and quite realistic. That's a rare quality you hardly found in RR which is flooded with a poorly builds characters. But apart from the 5 main characters, others seems lightly developed and need more creativity. But if we had to talk about it frankly, overall the whole thing still above average quality. As a reader I'm quite pleased and satisfied. 

Conclusion> 5 divine cookies

This is definitely one of those great quality story in RR which is currently didn't get a deserving attention like it should be. If you already satisfied with those mundane quality works or poorly written story. Then you'll definitely find this one exceptionally excellent. Trust me, I highly recommend it for you, this is a good work. 

~ another thing to add for the author, Mood you might want to work on your writing style. A bit more creativity here might lift up the quality and the immersion. But don't forced it or making it like a jumping POV left and right, that would be downright screwing your story quality. And a bit more longer chapter if you could, that one is my own selfish wish. 

 

Whelp, this is the first time I'm writing a rather proper review. Lucky for you I didn't get side tracked while doing it. Otherwise it will be written in a rather different 'pronunciation', lol. 

Isignis
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Kinda feels like "Hai to Gensou no Grimgar"

It has a dark mood, but not too dark... It gives me the same feeling as grimgar but I actually enjoy this story more. the characters seem real and act like one would in real life... I really liked the idea of the group having social issues I really got me into it

give this story a try! good grammar by the way!

SpartanLoki
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Enjoyable! Love the Struggle.

This is a nice story with a quick pace, coming out daily. The chapters can be a little short but that isn't much of a problem for me in the end.  The characters are random, slightly eccentric but overall some nice people that try to survive in a world that isn't nice meant for the weak. The MC is a pretty nice guy but knows how to get a situation in his favor but isn't mean spirited about it. This is a good story and deserves more views but it doesn't fit the over-powered or harem genres and so doesn't get the attention that it should. Mooderino thanks for writing a realistic and enjoyable story.

Dieid69
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PLEASE NEVER STOP WRITING THIS (unless there is an absolute end)

This story is literally my catnip and i'm so happy this is being written. Please continue to make my day by writing these chapters <3