The Summoner is Going


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I went into rehabilitation.

Would you skip the tutorial when playing a new game?

I had a strong inclination to do so.

After the Beta test phase ended, the main character joined the MMORPG during its Public Release.

He likes to go with the flow and enjoy playing the game. This is a story of his adventures.

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Summoner-san ga Iku
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Fluffums rated it
February 12, 2019
Status: c109
(at chapter 5) The protagonist is offensively stupid.

He picked the first class he saw. Then he decided to focus on melee when he was playing a spell caster and strength was his worst stat. He found a teacher for his class, but decides to pick his skills before getting any input whatsoever, even though up to that point he wanted to wait for suggestions before picking skills. It isn't on the level of being a bad player anymore... There's got to be some mental damage somewhere. And he's gotten... more>> worse every chapter.

The reason it's so annoying to me is, this is the kind of novel where you know the protagonist's dumb decisions will turn out to be amazing because the author gives him the right equipment at the right time and has sprinkled hidden skills and quests throughout the story that just happen to make the dumb decisions turn out all right. And then everyone will praise him because of how good he is.

Rant aside, the translation's good enough. It's slice of life, so there's no story to judge. The characters aside from the protagonist so far aren't bad, but aren't great either. The setting (game only) is okay, though there's nothing that sets it apart from other VRMMO games. If it weren't for the protagonist being hell-bent on making the worst choices possible, I'd probably rate it a 3 and call it a forgettable novel that's good for wasting time if you like slice of life VRMMOs. As it is, I'd only recommend it for people desperate for the genre somehow, or bored out of their minds.

Edit as of chapter 109: I got bored out of my mind and saw an update here, so I got to reading. And I must say, my mind hasn't changed. There's still no storyline, that's expected. The setting's still OK though the more I learn about the skill system the less I like it in general, not just how the protagonist uses it. The protagonist getting a high level NPC to baby sit him for a long time makes things more boring than usual slice of life VRMMO game novels, and he continues to be offensively stupid. My rating and recommendation to avoid it stands, and I won't be coming back even if I get bored. <<less
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Jazteer rated it
January 28, 2019
Status: c330
First of all, this is one of those novels that either you will like it or you won't like it, so if you don't end up like the novel it's ok, just be aware that it doesn't mean that the novel itself is bad.

Now to my review, reading this reminds me a lot to my times playing MMORPGs. There is no end goal (so far) for the game, and there is a lot of freedom to do what players can do in the game so the story is mostly about... more>> what the MC does during his gameplay (there are no scenes that happen in the real life, just the game), what makes the story interesting is that it will leave you wondering what will happen next like what will he summon next, what kind of map will he explore next, what kind of bosses will appear, how will the summoned monster change, etc. The bulletin board chapters are also quite funny and it really feels like a game forum with everyone saying whatever is on their mind.

Regarding the MC, he is the player that will just what interest him at his own pace (which is the equivalent of a hardcore gamer lol) so all his actions are dictated with what he would like to do next, also he is not "OP" in the unfair meaning, since it's technically possible for everyone to be as strong as him, it is just that it almost impossible to be able to match him considering that his average playtime is of 18h daily (no, it's no a joke), so as the story progres the gap between him and the rest of the players will become bigger, but even for him there will be battles and events that will be impossible for him to solo so he will still pair up with players from time to time. He also doesn't have plot armor that makes him win every battle since even him will die sometimes due to some mistakes like any other player.

Something to note is the MC has no experience playing MMO in the past, so he doesn't know about a lot of MMO terms and will also from time to time take actions that will leave you thinking "Why would you do that!?" or "No!, don't do that!" for example but when you stop for a moment to think about it, these are the kind of mistakes a first-timer of MMO would make.

And finally for those wondering, there is no romance so far from what I have read, which makes sence since it would be weird to have romance in a online game even if it is a VRMMO, but if anything happen I will edit my review (I doubt it though). <<less
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Dante7555 rated it
January 14, 2019
Status: c10
Can already tell it’s gonna be one of those, weak willed MC forced to do whatever the female character says routine.

Was pretty interesting too until they randomly and suddenly introduce 5 attractive female character at once.
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