Life Mission

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Life Mission – a game that has become reality.

What started out as a virtual reality game, after being suspended out of the blue, has turned into a reality. The perks are amazing and real – where points can be used to buy precious metals and cures for terminal illnesses. But so are the consequences. Death in this new reality game…is just as real.

Our MC was one of the best players of the virtual reality game. But will he be able to become the best in this new version?

Who will die and who will survive?

Resident Evil-esque later in the story

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라이프 미션
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Arena (3)
Master Hunter K (2)
The Tutorial Is Too Hard (2)
Reincarnator (1)

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03/31/19 Myoniyoni Translations c277-279
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Attolis
Attolis rated it
May 26, 2016
Status: c74
It seems to be an interesting story though I can't seem to be able to get into it for some reason.

Edit: I've read it. It's actually quite good. For some reason I didn't like the beginning of "Field of meat" (I think) but after I got past that it became one of my favorites.
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Blisfulloblivion
Blisfulloblivion rated it
June 13, 2016
Status: --
This story has a similar vibe as Evolution Theory Of A Hunter and GANTZ. The style and characters are closer to EToaH but the setting is more like GANTZ. The first chapter is a bit confusing and the following three chapters set up the story and MC. By chapter 5 the story picks up, this is when the MC enters the 'reality' version of the game. I would suggest readers hold off until then to make their decision concerning the story. The protagonist is a famous Gamer who has just... more>> completed a previously undefeated boss mission just before giving up gaming. Not long after, the games servers are suddenly suspended and a new 'reality' version of the game is released. Unconcerned, the MC logs on so that he can finish selling all of his gear before he permanently quits. But once logged in he is suddenly in a life or death scenario featuring the now real monsters from the game! And he is not alone, gamers all over the world are now able take deadly missions in this new reality game and while the rewards are great the dangers are immense. To die in the game is to die in real life. Follow our protagonist as he strives to stay ahead of the pack and reap the rewards for fighting in this new reality.

The reality game in the story is similar to Resident Evil in that an A-virus created mutated monsters that can evolve. Gameplay is like XCOM in that individual missions are taken and reward points are given upon completion that can be spent to upgrade gear. The horror aspect is light as the story is narrated in a detached manner from the MC. This could change as the story progresses. (Edit: as of chapter 25 the horror aspect ramps up.)

Loving the story so far. Could be considered sci-fi survival horror rather than gamer. Really curious about where the plot is going. The way things have been set up there is obviously a lot more going on in the background. So glad the updates are daily. <<less
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kari
kari rated it
July 28, 2016
Status: v2c45
Damn... this is a good read! I wish there were many more chapters but I'm hoping the awesome Translator will finish it sooner or later :p

The reasons why I love this novel:
1. People are more realistic. They do not feel or act scripted! well done author Mong Yeon!
2. hello!? gaming affecting reality in bad-ass \\ (^^) // Story's great!
3. many novels get annoying cuz the MC wants to be a hero or dumb sh*t they do cuz of some girl... our MC here is definitely more likable
4. NO HAREM!!!! NO ROMANCE!!! NO HAREM!!! wait I think I said harem already... hehehe

Anyways... bottom line is that this... more>> novel is definitely good. Worth a 4 to 5 star no matter what! <<less
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Varno
Varno rated it
August 16, 2017
Status: c15
This story suffers from execution. The writing is sloppy, even though the characters are believable. The writer always seems to get in his own way; in a situation where it would be appropriate to describe the environment he's busy describing emotions, so we'll get an enemy walking from behind a wall, we didn't know existed.

There are so many ill timed info dumps in this story it ruins any tension that could be built up. Let me give an example. During fights we get descriptions of equipment, instead of a first... more>> hand look of a fight for life. This is a huge mistake in a action novel. Action should always come first, I want know his foot placement, which hand he's swinging. I want to know where they're fighting, because these things make it easier to picture the situation and if the story executes these things essential to their genre wrongly or in the wronge order and in even in a disruptive manner then this story cannot be anything more then mediocre.

3/5.

Edit: update. I've read up to chapter 42, I wanted to know if it got better, it didn't. But I did notice more problems. The story isn't focused on the main character enough, I've read so many chapters and the impression I have of him is he's a decent person, so not Chinese.

This would be a great story, but the writer is bad at telling it. It's like listening to someone tell a joke with a stutter; the prose in this story is so f**ked up it'll probably leave you confused or with a headache. This story is recommended to anyone who reads mtl, maybe they can decifer to enjoy it. 2/5 <<less
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askrack
askrack rated it
June 21, 2016
Status: --
ok, I usually look for game elements as my main tag in any novel, but a sprinkle of brutality? All the better.

Here is why I will recommend this novel to others, it shows a realistic side of the humans in a non-realistic world and that is from my own 10 years of experience in gaming, for example :
-young people can be better than old people in games, same in every game, yet they get looked down on
-you care about yourself first before you care about others, unless they... more>> are your team
-best players hate losing more than anything
-snobs who think they are the best WILL ALWAYS RUIN IT FOR OTHERS
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-how the others would go for the last shot to kill steal just for points ?

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I think this is enough to prove that the author is realistic, aside from that there is the most refreshing trait of the novel, THE MONSTERS CAN THINK AND DEVELOP, aaaaaaaaaah finally not 1 dimensional monsters which dies every time after saying "KAAAAH" or some understood language. One more thing is that even though the MC is a bit forgiving, he isn't fighter of justice or "helper of the ones in need".

Overall, there are so many refreshing aspects of this story, totally worth the read, especially since the translators are doing a neat job, you won't wrinkle your brain trying to understand it. <<less
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8Psycho
8Psycho rated it
June 21, 2016
Status: v1c150
Pretty good story. Session shooter game turned real. Opportunity of joining life-threatening missions for rich rewards is open before humanity. MC is likable? Okay

There quite was few times I felt author about to make really boring plot twist, but almost always my expectations were 'disappointed'.

Minus one star because of 'Human factor' as always. Humans acting stupid as if they have no Self-preservation instincts. All important personas, who was famous in the game are nobles, rich dudes, royals, mafia children; all women are beauties, of course. Come on, where such people... more>> have time to play? <<less
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sobimask
sobimask rated it
June 23, 2016
Status: v2c34
This novel is pretty good. May be its because of the VR version the MC doesn't seem to be so repulsed by death.. human death in the reality version. overall its a very good read.. its very much like gantz.. except yo can choose missions... the the MC is way cooler
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Cultivation Gremlin
Cultivation Gremlin rated it
November 22, 2017
Status: v2c57
The premise of this story is very interesting and the characters seem to have some amount of personality (as far as I managed to read anyways). In fact, the only reason this novel didn't get one star from me is because the overall plot and characters were fairly interesting. My two main problems with this novel, however, are its terrible execution and writing.

When talking about execution, the plot and scenarios are all over the place. One moment the characters can be speaking to each other, and in another moment there... more>> is a monster attacking. That doesn't seem like such a strange or abrupt scene change, right? It usually wouldn't be if the author has any control over the flow of their writing. Unfortunately, this author clearly does not. These scene changes are so abrupt and jarring that it simply leaves readers more confused than anything else.

As for writing, I'm not sure if it's an issue with the translator or the author themselves, but it's just terrible. Tenses are all over the place and a lot of sentences are just plain choppy. Honestly, it feels like reading a slightly better version of a mtl. I even skipped way ahead to the latest chapter posted (which is chapter 175 at this time), and the writing hasn't seemed to improve at all.

All in all, the most I can give this novel is 2/5 stars. It's entertaining enough to waste some time, but I wouldn't recommend it to anyone looking for a serious read. <<less
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Urthallux
Urthallux rated it
August 19, 2017
Status: c160
The story in the beginning is kinda all over the place but after a while when the story gets more and more complicated it is quite interesting to read. Oh yeah in the novel "Battleshoot" is Battlesuit... It took me 80 or so chapters to figure out how stuff works... lol

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It's interesting to see that there is 3 of him in this world and all of them walks a different path but they are kinda helping eachother in the shadows. I am looking forward what happened to his companions and what the hybrid (half mutant/half human) him will do.

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sleed
sleed rated it
October 30, 2017
Status: c180
Initially, I didn't start this novel with the expectations I have after so many chapters but bit was fine the missions sometimes changed dramatically but it went enough the MC didn't really moved or semed interested in what we happening to the world it looked like it was just going to be about level grinding.

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All of this changed dramatically and exponentially when he received a notebook from a demon.

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The story soared to the skies.

I have it a second chance because I was sick and tired of the novels so passively mediocre. What happened was like something was created. Really it become story interesting from chapter 45 onwards, I didn't belived it could really happen but it did.

This is the first time a novel becomes super interesting super fast.

Not a submissive good guy (who has trouble and freezes thinking outside conventional values obcesed of the way other people looks at him, nor a cynical worn. Neither a convectional middle of the roader.

He is not super independat hero but the novel it's really what I was expecting it to be I just had to read it a little more.

If you want to have a novel that binds your mind to movement of the feet and

This is not a novel for the concrete bound mentality. If you want to understand were the conflict is, in a particular situation you have to keep thinking rationally; what are the things that could happen, why that is and what do you know and how do you know it. If you take the passage of time uncritically as the given, human action as just happen to have "happened"​ you are not going to enjoy this novel. If you're​ seeking to read a novel that shows everything like the ones you have read before this is not for you. If you take the end result of a long sequence of though as the given, then regard it as self-evident or as an irreducible primary while negating is preconditions the Novel it's not for you.

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forces you think outside simple feet movement, mentalities were it's the only they can think or they don't care to see past feet movement you won't enjoy the experience.

This Novel is not a large series of monologues but you are expected to keep the context at hand

What the novel is focused on is the management of information in real time action; of what do you know and how do you know it. The particular state of the hands and feet on each attack are largely omited unless substantial to a battle abstraction.

The structure focuses on facing new dangers while retaining past battle abstractionss in mind, wich are Challenged​ when and were appropriate and in the most rational conceptual level; it's not going to teach you to fight mutants but shows you and some times describe the fight but what counts it's the experience of the fight and integrate into the current state of the plot-theme.

This is not a concrete bound novel.

I don't like the novels that fail to understand what's what really matters in the fight, they take the fight as a irreductible primary and can't get past concrete movements of hands or feet.

it's like their mind can't hold one battle abstraction, like if it were shackled to physical movements.

Such novels end up being a tome of physical movements, overly lengthy descriptions of the environment and​ an avalanche of specific hits and description of sound waves. Easily forgetting that I'm here for the plot. What is most fustrating it's the fact that they describe the entire fight even with the most vain of the fights. Such novels fail to exercise the two basic requirements for a conceptual mentality; focus and selective attention.

they only understand what's in front of them and don't have the capacity of independant imagination/metaphysical recreation; so they want to be spoon feed.

This does not happen here. Maybe in the very first chapters but after the start generally battles are conscise, and your can skip some parts without losing much substance.

This novel is about the journey/exploration AND it's destination, reacting thoughtfully to unexpected situations. NOT about the concrete rocks they happen to pass. This requires a long range mentality.

At the start however the author presents lots of information but we are given little incentive to care, looking back it's worth, it's going to be useful to know. Still I agree it's not an optional way to present but it's worth it.

I was disappointed initially; because it looked like the story was going to go in a really cliche manner, but, I was plenty times surprised as in the Novel actually was doing things I forgot could be done and basically to events to be meaningfully progressed and presented.

MC is the most close of what I have seen​ about common sense rationality in Asian novels; he won't be a disappointment.

The only issue I have regarding the Novel in itself is that at the start the protagonist really just cares about points and that's largely why I dropped it until chp 30 long time ago. But the story changes really fast from chapter 45 onwards I think, I don't remember really but the event happens Maximum at chapter 80. And the story simply becomes so worth the reading from chp 45 onwards.

Reading this is like putting on a space helmet, zipping on the suit and be in for a good interesting adventure, but suddenly getting off the ship and getting fully expecting some real events always with interesting repercussions that are interconnected and full of strong and conscise challenges, only the strongest and bravest of men can succeed.

The conflict is real and build ups are good and more intricate at each stage ; very very good dramatizations and exelent characterizations​.

Cross the dark space and expect really unexpected and fun events, this universe is totally an end in itself.

Leaving the Earth's orbit you'll see shadows moving in the craters of a moon, but not for pure terror anf the feeling of emptiness or hopelessness ; a brave interconnected adventure in the name of profit Wich turns into an explosive exploration of reality.

Definitely an accomplished novel. It had all the elements most novels with big premises lacks/drop and excels in how it combines them.

It's interconnected, it has a complete structure and dynamic plot.

It evolves and each step gets better.

I was disappointed in the start because the MC didn't have any clear conflict or convictions but as the novel progressed he started to look for the 'why' and 'what for' he is doing what he is doing and the nature of the missions.

The delivery of expectations it's always top noch.

The plot ability it's like s*x. He doesn't save it till he's old like Japanese not he gets trapped in the same abstraction as the bast majority of the Chinese.

Each mission it's interconnected and adds to the whole of the story.

Really past chapter 45 it's where things did leveled up.

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Buffelephant
Buffelephant rated it
August 30, 2016
Status: c28
Apocalyptic and video games mixed into one. If you liked terror infinity, arena, and the evolution theory of the hunter; than life mission will probably be something you will enjoy. The characters have a lot more freedom than the characters in terror infinity.
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ZhaWarudo
ZhaWarudo rated it
August 30, 2016
Status: v3c84
The other reviews already tell you this is similar to other popular novels which started with Terror Infinity.

I find it most similar to Virtual Shooting Online! Don't know it? No wonder, because it's an old fanfic on RR which the author is ashamed of for some reason (to me it's awesome and the name is intentionally lame). Now for the story, it's about a life and death virtual game which somehow mixes with reality. People are not forced to play it but it becomes a kind of law of the... more>> jungle world so they have no choice. So... they buy awesome weapons and new technologies to kill monsters, upgrade themselves to become cyborgs - not yet but it seems that's where it's heading and good news, characters are not 2D! <<less
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FiltyIncognito
FiltyIncognito rated it
September 4, 2018
Status: c218
Although the story is interesting, the translation work is nearly incomprehensible in parts and the plot armor is as thicc as the disability-cart riding fatties of the USA. Although the tone of the story isn't as childish as the usual worst abusers of plot armor, it derails from realism just as badly. The author is frustratingly frequently inconsistent from one part to the next, and has a poor grasp on science and combat despite the heavy sci-fi and combat theme. And that's separate from the plot-armor issue or fictional gratuity... more>> of the sci-fi theme.

This novel just feels like a teen sci-fi/fantasy author making an attempt to enter the more mature market but failing due to incompetence and an insufficient level of education. <<less
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ballster147
ballster147 rated it
October 17, 2016
Status: c108
Good novel with good pacing although the theme is sci-fi post apocalyptic world and modern world running in parallel the explanation is not tedious unlike other novels that takes up the whole chapter and the following to explain things. As of now there's no unnecessary introduction of useless characters that makes the novel more enjoyable although there's a little amount of minor characters showing up the author still use them later on which is better than inserting another worthless name. The pace of story is good if not a little... more>> bit fast where story arc or current mission only takes few chapters.

The only thing that lacks is the MCs relationship development which is pretty much dull or uninteresting due to little amount of conversation which is mostly consist of him and his pda

The novel is a mystery and adventure where you want to know how and what really happen to the world by following the adventure of tom sawyer lol this novel MC and a little bit gore. <<less
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sakirol
sakirol rated it
October 25, 2017
Status: v2c61
The novel is enjoyable. It's a generic 'survival game' type of novel with good pacing and decent variety of adrenaline pumping survival missions thrown your way. It has few descriptions. The majority of the writing is simple dialogue or action, making it feel like a 'junk food' type of novel. I like junk food. :) The downside is that the logic that the characters use is downright moronic, and you're left with nothing but eyerolls. Examples below:

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    • MC personally wanted to scout teammates for the 'rank up' mission from Lvl E to D because it was a risky mission... but then decides to join a group of random players without having talked to them before.
    • Person's sister is in a mission where they could die at any mission and need urgent help. MC decides to take over 2 hours to make a decision...
    • MC knows super OP people, but doesn't ask for their help on embarking in life-threatening missions
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All in all, it's a fun read though it has some execution issues.
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Guymaioh
Guymaioh rated it
August 12, 2016
Status: v3c70
I'm really enjoying this novel. The premise is simple, and the backdrop is easily grasped and the story has a good tempo. I think the only issue I have it with the link back to reality as I feel it falls short of what is happening in the virtual world turned reality. However, I'm thoroughly enjoying this. If you enjoy stories that include survival, human nature, body modification, upgrading and strategy - this is for you.
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FDlown
FDlown
May 15, 2019
Status: c279
Read the whole thing. Enjoyable read but...

The characters are bland, including the protagonist and supporting characters.

The antagonists are bland. There's nothing to feel attached to, they're mostly quest a, quest b, target a, target b

The thing I liked is the story's setting. Honestly, nothing made about the characters interest me and I feel the story could have continued even if they die or replaced with others including the MC. What kept me reading is that I want to know what will happen to the worlds they're in and to the... more>> mission. Satisfactory ending even though the final fight for the climax didn't move me in anyway.

Wanna know what happend?
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Unicorns.

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Emraldfire
Emraldfire rated it
April 3, 2019
Status: Completed
I'm not one to write reviews but no one has a review on the completed story. I feel the same as most of the other reviews in that the story is 5/5, but in the last 30 chapters it really degrades as the ending feels really rushed and its seems the quality of the story feels worse as a result. It's still not worst thing I've read and is still worth a 4/5

So if you wondering if its worth a read now that its finished, I would say that it... more>> is. <<less
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Think Positive
Think Positive rated it
April 1, 2018
Status: c130
The story is original, interesting and coherent. There is progression, which works works well/ is not broken and is fun to read about. The world-building is fantastic. Characters are diverse. The monsters are scary! Full-on action. No fluff or filler
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Camalao
Camalao rated it
May 14, 2019
Status: Completed
Life Mission is this kind of story that are overall pretty good but has a lot of little issues along the way. I would honestly grade it 3.5.

Like all stories it has its up and downs. First let's talk about the story itself and its beginning.

Our main character is Cha Jun Sung. He is considered the best in the Virtual Version of Life Mission, a virtual game where the main goal is to hunt Mutants infected by what is known as A Virus through the help of futuristic weapons /... more>> armors (called BattleSuit). Why is he the best ? First, because he is considered as the strongest for various reasons revealed later in the story.
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He is the only one to have succeeded in the 10th body upgrade, which deletes your characters if it fails, where all others rankers stopped at 9th. And he is also the only one to have succeeded in remodeling his BattleSuit with 10 combinations, where there again, all the others rankers only did 9 combinations.

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Secondly, because as the story starts he succeeds in hunting a level 9 Mutant (Max Level), which makes him the only one to have hunted one of the 6 level 9 Mutants existing in the game.

Our MC start the reality version of this game that start just after he killed a level 9 inside the virtual one, where for the first time he has to kill a living being (even though its a level 1 Mutant) and, like for the majority of people nowadays, for the first times feels a threat to his life.

At first he feels like he will never go back to a mission after his initial one, but in the end he goes back to one (thankfully or the story would end there). The question is, why ? Why would someone "normal" would want to risk his life through multiple "missions" where his goal is to kill mutants ?
Well, the reasons varies, obviously you have fanatics or crazy people. Then you have some that understand that they can become crazy rich through this "game". Then you have the ones that wants to keep going as to become super-human through the body modifications like in the virtual version (body upgrades that goes through 1st to 10th stage, that makes you live longer, can also make you younger if you're past your prime, etc...).
For our MC, this super-human is only a little part of why he keeps "playing". The main reason is his pride. Pride because he was the best virtual player and wants to be the best in the reality version too. He wants to become as strong as he was in the virtual version. And as the story progress, he also grow a desire to understand the purpose of Life Mission, and he feels like that he will not know it except if he reach the last level of the game and kill a level 9 Mutant. This is where I first felt like something wasn't right, would people really risk there life so much just for Pride ?

Our MC then starts to go through multiples missions starting from Level E missions (lowest level) to earn points to buy stuff and upgrades his body, to then do an advancement mission to unlock the upper level of missions and store (levels D, C, B, A, S). Along the way he will start gaining allies to form a team as solo-ing everything becomes harder and harder. So will we follow him through those missions until he reach level S and beat a level 9 Mutant ? That's the idea but thankfully not exactly.

First, thankfully the author understand that reading the same thing again and again is boring, so he skips a lot of useless grinding (Did I say that the first level of body modification is 100 000 points when he only earns like 500-1000 Points for missions in level E ?), the author will keep doing that through the story and have a lof of time skips through those grindings, only leaving the important missions, or a few little ones.

This can be considered the first part of the story. I'll not go into details for the rest of the story, but the story then focus a little bit more on the reason of existence of Life Mission with a few hints overall that will not be revealed until the last few chapters. In my opinion, the reason is kinda meh, but that's a personal opinion. Partial huge spoilers (i.e end spoilers) here for the reason:
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Future earth people had to leave earth to go through space and wants to colonize some new planet with strong monsters. But they can't decide how to fight those monsters, so they start an experiment through Life Mission. I won't say more but that's the idea.

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Anyway, the first part of the story can be considered pretty nice if you like the genre. And when you get a bit used to it, the author makes a good job of hitting you with something new every time in the second part of the story. Which makes for an enjoyable story. The end as others have said, feels rushed for the last 30-40 chapters, and will end with a few things not concluded sadly, but no major stuff.

Now about the characters... Oh god... Honestly ? They sucks. Our MC is still mostly ok, he thinks of saving himself before saving others, which is reasonable, but where he fails is that his main reason to keep playing initially was his pride, then he often acts like a shy guy through the story, I don't really know, but in my mind it feels contradictory for someone who wants to stand above all.

But that's not the worst part about characters, no that's actually the best one... While side-characters at first feels to have importance alongside our MC, they become less and less relevant as the story progress. They even becomes not mentioned at all through whole fights sometimes. And yes that stands for his teammates too sadly, even though the plot explains that. It's at a point that at the end of the story, outside of his teammates who are mentioned just a little bit more, I have almost no idea if some characters are alive or not.

And then again, even in his teammates, some could be invisible and that wouldn't change anything after a while.
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Funny thing, at one point, a ranker nicknamed "Invisible" join their team. Well that's about the impact he had on the story, nothing, he was invisible through all the chapters for me.

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About that, I need to talk about a role that made me facepalm a lot about the uselessness of it. Medic. First, let me tell you that they can heal everything as long they finish the missions and pay the points needed for it (as introduced very early in the story).
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Then, after a while, the author introduce to us to some Lifers who decided to specialize in the Medic role, they prioritize buying medic tools to heal injuries of other Lifers during missions. That sounds good and useful right ? I mean, they could save life or restore battle force for case where people gets injured during the mission without having to wait the end of it, right ? Wrong. They are just deadweight for their team, 99% of the time. Let's be honest, through the whole story, the role of Medic was used 3-4 whole times. And 2 times, the mission was actually already over, so they just saved a bit of points when their stuff costs as much as weapons to buy.
That would be ok if they were just fighter that also bought the medical stuff, but no, they are people that just heals and have a very low fire power. I could still accept it if it was only that... But then when the characters start to specialize / customize their battlesuit, the author actually say that Medics specialize it for healing ? Like, seriously ? It's called a "BattleSuit", not a "HealingSuit"... And there is no explanation of the usefulness of it compared to normal healing stuff... Nobody would do that in real life I think.

Obviously, our MC has such a Medic in his team, which makes even less sense as they are a low member team with very high fighting power for each member in theory, and because they are one of the best team around, they don't really get hurt so much. What's even funny, is that other teams take as much as 10% of the whole raids in the final missions.

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Anyway, this whole medic stuff is very minor thing that made me sigh a lot. What's way worse and stupid from the author though is the whole PK thing.

Like in most games, the virtual version of the game had PK loving players (Players Killers if you don't know, which I doubt). That makes sense, what doesn't makes sense however is that now that the game is real, all of those PK loving players became PK in real life too. Yes ALL. So all of them actually became murderers. They even form a group called "Bloody Kingdom" and wear the symbol of it as a tattoo (funny when you remember that early in the story they are introduced as being people that needs to stay discreet so they can kill people). You could wonder why they do that ? Explanations being, some of them are psycho of course, but the main reason is
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that they gain 10% of the points their victims have currently on them. Yes currently, so if I spent 10 millions points in total for my stuff and have 100 points on me and someone kills me, they will earn 10 points. Could they loot my stuff ? Nope, hardly, most of it will be inside my locked personal bag, the only thing they could loot would be my armor and weapon that would probably be destroyed after we fought anyway.

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Those things are just plain stupidity from the author. They are so numerous that they are the 2nd strongest force in the whole story. Plus as the story progress, the missions needs so much people inside of it that they actually just group together just like a regular guild would do to complete the missions, so would they kill each others ? Then how are they progressing as much as the 1st force that aren't murderers and that is well known for being stronger...?

Anyway, the last thing that I need to talk about is the writing. Overall it's ok, but a few chapter are just difficult to understand, sometimes it may be because of the translation but that's still good, and I feel like that most of it comes from the author writing style. Like someone said, the points earned through missions and mutants killing becomes very inconsistent near the end of the story (sometimes talking in Billions, other in Trillions...).

The worst part in my opinion is the 16th chapter of the story. If you start reading the story and arrive at this chapter where you start reading it and understand absolutely nothing because of the cut from last chapter, here is a little explanation of what's happening:
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After Jun Sung had his talk with Zephyrus, this last one left the mission to return to reality, while Jun Sung stay around a little longer for no reason, and that's when the chapter start. It starts with the birth of a powerful monster in the zone around where they were hunting monsters. The monster being born is actually the king of all the Level 1 that they have been killing and all the others level 3-5 monsters around the scene where he is being born (Level 3 are called Evil Blood-Suckers while level 5 are called Demon Blood-Suckers for this species of mutants). This scene is here just to show that linked-missions are possible, i.e some missions give informations about new ones or can unlock new ones, and this one gave informations about a possible future level A mission.

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In conclusion, the story is overall pretty good. The characters are not so good. The writing is sometimes pretty meh. The total makes something enjoyable if you like a good story without too much depth and can accept some little plot hole / stupidity (i obviously didn't talk about everything that made me sigh).

As I know that some people enjoy that, i'll just add that there is absolutely no sub romance plot for our MC, his goal will stay from start to finish to understand the world he is in. <<less
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