Desert Runner (Puatera Online #1)

Desert Runner (Puatera Online #1) An NPC Story With Her Pain Potions In Short Supply, Maddie Accepts A Deadly Run, Pick Up A Package In Trox City And Cross The Desert Plains To Port Troli, The Only Issues An Unwanted Passenger And Tromoal Breeding Season. Desert Runner.Wow, this caught me completely off guard In the sea of LitRPG novel these days I m yet to find a really bad one Most are good, and a few were just excellent.Still, they all follow the same premise,or less.You are a real person For a variety of different reasons, someone grabs tricks you and you end up immersed in the virtual world.The most important rule is the same if your in game character dies, your real body dies with it I suppose nobody thought they came up with a g Desert Runner.Wow, this caught me completely off guard In the sea of LitRPG novel these days I m yet to find a really bad one Most are good, and a few were just excellent.Still, they all follow the same premise,or less.You are a real person For a variety of different reasons, someone grabs tricks you and you end up immersed in the virtual world.The most important rule is the same if your in game character dies, your real body dies with it I suppose nobody thought they came up with a good respawn resurrect mechanics, so they haven t even tried to put it out there Simply you die, that s it.If anyone runs into a good LitRPG which does allow you to die, please let me know I want to see how the author made this happen.But Desert Runner it s different First time I m seeing the MMO RPG world through the eyes of an NPC Oh, and it s fun They all have their programming, with the dose of free will Like a good little robot with some space for deviat
What is it like to be an NPC in an MMORPG Honestly, it s a life which pretty much sucks as you re forced to give away quests, get murdered, and generally be threatened by horrible monsters your entire life It s something which has been touched a few times in various novels including NPCs by Drew Hayes or HBO s WESTWORLD This is a bit closer to the latter as Maggie is an NPC in what appears to be a Mad Max themed video game where she has an entire inner life of her own but it is in the servi What is it like to be an NPC in an MMORPG Honestly, it s a life which pretty much sucks as you re forc
Loved this story I listened to it on audiobook and it was really good Loved the narration The story was full of action, suspense, mystery and dangers It was truly unexpected to see a mythical creature in this that shouldn t exist in such a post apocalyptic place This world is futuristic yet falli
I wasn t sure if I was going to like this or not, I wasn t sure what to expect I was thinking maybe female Mad Max with Dragons.Now that I ve read it, I can honestly say I thought it was bloody great Having played thousands of hours in rpgs and mmorpgs and games in general I really enjoyed that aspect of the story Dawn had me hooked at HEALTH 65% which was on the second page, and I was even having flashbacks to some of my own experiences from some of my most beloved games.Overall I thought I wasn t sure if I was going to like this or not, I wasn t sure what to expect I was thinking mayb
Maddie could have mad max s daughterMaybe I am wrong,but this seems to be what would be considered post apocalyptic type fiction I very much enjoy novels which deal with subject matter such as this All who enjoy James Adler s death land series will find they enjoy this a
I have no idea what the point of this story is It s only long enough for the most cursory world building and some limited story telling The problem is, Chapman seems to want to be telling a farcomplex story than the len
FACEBOOK LINK this review contains a few minor spoilers The coolest thing about this book was, most definitely, the world building I am not a gamer, never have been, but I thought the world inside a video game aspect was absolutely brilliant The interactions were great and I loved the self awareness of the characters especially with things like finding the term NPC to be offensive It made the world seem real and I loved the main character, FACEBOOK LINK this review contains a few minor spoilers The coolest thing about this book was, most definitely, the world building I am not a gamer, never have been, but I thought the world inside a video game aspect was absolutely brilliant The interactions were great and I loved the self awareness of the characters especially with things like finding the term NPC to be offensive It made the world seem real and I loved the main character, Maddie.For such a short book, I thought the world building and such was incredible, however, there was a part here or there that I found myself skimming and, therefore, missing a few things I think I was so fascinated with Maddie s character and the action going on around her that I skimmed most things that seemed somewhat trivial I would say that, out of everything, I was most in tune with besides the world building itself Maddie s relationship with Alex The book was short s
Desert Runner by Dawn Chapman was my first excursion into LitRPG as a genre unless you count Heir Apparent by Vivian Vande Velde , and I m glad I got a chance to read it I picked the ebook up when it was free on , and I hope to get a chance to read the next book in the series view spoiler mostly because I want to know what s going on with Alex I would have been frustrated that Maddie seemed so quick to think that she might not find him again, but then I wondered if that s part of he Desert Runner by Dawn Chapman was my first excursion into LitRPG as a genre unless you count Heir Apparent by Vivian Vande Velde , and I m glad I got a chance to read it I picked the ebook up when it was free on , and I hope to get a chance to read the next book in the series view spoiler mostly because I want to know what s going on with Alex I would have been frustrated that Maddie seemed so quick t
Are You Up For A Quest I won t lie when I featured this in my New and Notable post a few weeks back I did so because the cover really caught my eye Both the color and the content I wasn t sure if this was going to be for me I ve read some LitRPG s before but never an NPC one So, I wasn t sure what I was in for.What I was in for was a great ride The hog was an awesome machine and the story drove right along with it The length actually worked for me I probably would have pushed this furth Are You Up For A Quest I won t lie when I featured this in my New and Notable post a few weeks back I did so because the cover really caught my eye Both the color and the content I wasn t sure if this was going to be for me I ve read some LitRPG s before but never an NPC one So, I wasn t sure what I was in for.What I was in for was a great ride The hog was an awesome machine and the story drove right along with it The length actually worked for me I probably would have pushed this further into my queue had it been double the length 7 or so hours But being 3 ish made this super approachable The
Imagine if you lived in an MMORPGI glanced at my health bar HEALTH 65% Due to my past injuries, it had been steadily dropping over the last week Maddie lives in a pre programmed world where she needs to complete quests to get the means to survive But she knows what she is and fights against it She is one of the elite of her kind as she has Hog a vehicle that can outrun any horse, so she gets the best quests.Maddie is really desperate when she is offered a run across the desert at the Imagine if you lived in an MMORPGI glanced at my health bar HEALTH 65% Due to my past injuries, it had been steadily dropping over the last week Maddie lives in a pre programmed world where she needs to complete quests to get the means to survive But she knows what she is and fights against it She is one of the elite of her kind as she has Hog a vehicle that can outrun any horse, so she gets the best quests.Maddie is really desperate when she is offered a run across the desert at the worst time of year But when she finds it involves a visitor those who