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  • Spending My Retirement In A Game

    Spending My Retirement In A Game

    Video Games Game Elements Crafting

    4.8

    Follow Benjamin Joyce, an elderly man with a passion for blacksmithing who spent his life travelling the world and learning new things. Now, after helping out the developers of the first ever real VRMMO game, he gets the chance to play said game earlier than the majority of other people. Taking this chance to do what he loves now that his real body is slowly giving in to his old age and the profession he lives for is no longer as important as it used to be, he starts his journey to become this new world's greatest Craftsman! ----- Join the discord! https://discord.gg/uFRQvTe ----- Editor: Bret Hendren Cover by: Belk (belkbelkbelk on Instagram)

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slackr: This is the one and only story I'll buy priveledged chapters for. 100% worth it.

And I just want to say, Author, wonderful job. And I'm sure I can speak for everyone when I say, this story is wonderfully written and an absolute joy to read. Thank you for all your hard work.

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galalijan: The bird is a chocobo and you know it!

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Zorrosan: Maybe because they were made in his image and that help with their skills? Or the enchantment

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Nykooo: Great mind... sometime they think alike (adopting a very humble tone). You are doing very well keep it coming and I pledge my time as a reader to you. Thank you for making it so enjoyable.

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That was actually my thought exactly when I was trying to come up with a concept for the novel. I've really always loved crafting novels (Who'd have thought), but the thing that always annoyed me is that for some reason, the MC is always suddenly an expert on everything despite being like 16 or something. So, I was thinking "What would make it possible for someone to learn so many things?"
Answer: Make him old.
And I just went from there View More

Nykooo: It's hard to imagine a 21st Century human being that would manage to become an Omni-Craftmaster. The volume of knowledge, the time needed to practice each craft. At least it's fiction and MC is an older gentleman any novel that try to make a 20 years and sometime as knowledgeable would be bull****ing even more.

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I know what you're referring to with the first stuff, (Like level up faster, learn skills faster, and master skills faster), but that's something that ALL players have, not only the originals.
And their skills aren't better than normal, any player can get the same abilities if they work hard enough, it's just going to be a bit harder because they probably won't have the same amount of expertise as any of the originals View More

Niinka: They level up faster, learn skill faster, master skills faster, they can teach skills, they have lore friendly friends and helpers, easier acess to quests and npcs, their skills and habilities are better then normal
To normal players ifncompared It is like they are cheating
They are already game breaking
If you doubt that Just think what would have happened to him If he is not the "one who peaked"

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Sheriff_K: Yeah, this novel is above and beyond others.

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Not on purpose, actually... Next chapter coming out on the 27th View More

Toronel: 2 chapters in one day.... Awsome!!! Thanks Author 😃

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Bluebubblz: love you work, keep em coming!! =D

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He's still a demon, not an angel. Angels are completely different entities. But Demons aren't inherently bad in the game, and Angels aren't inherently good View More

Sheriff_K: He’s all fancy and golden now, no longer a demon, yet slightly not angelic! (A Nephilim??)

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TheBananaMan: Eisen is a true neutral.
Or maybe a chaotic neutral?

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Well, each of his dimensions is increased by 50%, View More

Maddawg1808: Not a major issue but you should change the skills description their is nothing wrong with the skill itself but you said in the skill 50% increase in size and he went from 2 meters to 3 meters but if his proportions are the same but now 3 meters he isn’t just 50% bigger but over 3 times his original size so saying he grows 50% taller is more accurate. Also I really enjoy the story this just something that happened to stick out to me.

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Hello back to you, dude! View More

Grizzlykin: Well hello from France neighbourg! o/

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mega44: That's cheating

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I'm in Germany... time zone GMT+2. used to publish the chapters at 1:30 am for me View More

Grizzlykin: Asleep? Where the heck do you live? (I am asleep when the chapter do go out aswell).

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Yep View More

Upsatebug4: Meaning midnight (GMT+8)
Right?

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Well, the chapters usually used to come out while I was asleep, so I could never do that 😂 View More

Grizzlykin: The author trolling us with the first comment... That gotta my first time witnessing that. (if you did it in other chapter my apologies, didn't see :P)

Well I feel like the "game" world and everything in it is going to sleep away from the hands of the developer soon enough... This is one well though plot line anyway. I'm expecting great things coming from this meeting.

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First View More
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Dragun: All these frikkin crybabys with their "mimimi premium is bad"

Like wtf do u expect from the author?
He wants to earn money aswell for his work.
Or do you guys work every day just to earn nothing?

People like you piss me off, for real. Especially because you can still read the novel for free if you handle your ss well.

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ikka: Ty for The info♥️.. And yes already reading rise of the undead legion..

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The "Sophia had a girlfriend" is meant to be further in the past, as in "she had a girflriend before" View More

Tetractys: Hello, author!

Quick question. Back in chapter 79, it said that Sophia had a girlfriend. Is this still true, or did she really just go through with kissing another girl while drunk?

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3 weeks ago
Nope, nothing needs to be recharged View More

gsm1r: Does he have to recharge the mana Cristal or how is it going to get recharged?

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Thanks! And don't worry, I don't have any plans of dropping this novel before I bring it to the end I intend :D View More

ikka: Not there yet, but migth drop by😀.. Yh it wasent Hard at All to like your story and support it😉.. I would do it again Any time of Day! And Hope we get to read it to The end😄 because it superb! ♥️♥️♥️

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Well, if you have health problems then I definitely hope you'll get better soon! Are you on the discord yet? I remember you being one of the first people that really supported my story at the start here, so it'd be dope to have you there for sure🤔
I'll add a link in the next chapter again, so go ahead and join if you feel like it View More

ikka: I do drop by from time to time, but have had some health problems combined with me lovning to Binds reading and forgetting to comment because you story is to good.. So here i am just poping up again😉.. But congrats mate on one hell of a Nice story so far, and a really good beginning😉.. Sorry about Any misspelling but typing with one hand, had an miner problem with a kniv this evning.. 😑..

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Oh damn, long time no see! Just kinda stopped commenting at some point 🤔 View More

ikka: I kind of need the next chapter ty.. Need the know the after math..

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Noan: Reminds me of a scary old redneck Hunter dude I came across when I was around 6 at a Wildlife reserve. I went there for my Asian side of the family, family reunion. My sister, myself, and two of my cousins were heading up to our hotel room when he came down the hallway and started cussing us out, calling us “japs”, and pointing his finger at us with spit flying from his bearded lips.

Apparently one of the adults from my family who was in the hallway heard his screaming and came out to herd us into a safe room. It was surreal, I didn’t understand what was going on at the time but now that I’m older I’m just glad it didn’t go any further than that.

These situations can seem forced but that’s because it is forced by whatever reasonings come from the minds of people who chose to hate others for things that can’t be controlled.

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Nykooo: I see a divorce in Melody future. At the latest straight after Sophia comes out of the closet. There is nothing forced in that writing. Family relationship can turn nasty so fast. It would not surprise me if Sophia choose a College far away from home. Benjamin is doing his best to live with his daughter choice. The man is and will be, the father of some of the grandchilds. It's hard on everyone, I am sure Melody would like her husband to have a better relationship with her family, that's not happening unless Micheal change and no signs were given that it was possible yet.

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Nope, that would be the cult then View More

Sheriff_K: I wonder.. what if their guild town has a church of the 5 that peaked? 🤔

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4 weeks ago
Benjamin could only hand out one more recommendation View More

Sheriff_K: Hmm, there’s one more alpha slot, no? Should give to Tony, or Alexander, maybe? 🤔

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Yup dude, you got it! There's complex issues that a lot of people just don't think about, and as I said before, it's not like good people don't sometimes marry very bad people. But what you said is 100% correct and accurate
Well, except that I have beef with religious people, I really don't View More

RuthlessFairy22: "Sorry its so long i was in the zone."
😶🙄🤗
It's possible if you can imagine the character's as real people then start asking questions. Do this while thinking about their mental states. I figure Melody met her husband at her lowest point in life after her mothers death or maybe before that but they somehow connected after that. She might have always felt her family was weird or had other potential friends say so often , and/or she might have hated herself for not being "normal" as she was of mixed race. Any one of these reasons and more could lead her to seek solace in the presences of someone who she deemed completely normal.
Now Michael more than likely he was raised in, yes, a strongly religious family. But there is probably something a little deeper that made him so passive aggressive and verbally abusive. Maybe his father verbally abused his mother often. Always mocking her for her weight, lack of education, or for simply being a woman. And in his mother's desperate need for affection she showvgwtmered love on her son. Her son was an perfect genius angel who could do no wrong. His father allowed this with very few scathing remarks, and slight praise for his wife because he was somewhat proud of his son. Wich in turn made her intensify her actions. This turned Michael into a narcissist. Sure maybe the author has a beef with a few religious people he'd like to vent out , well..... it seems he found the perfect medium. We can guess for forever as to the why and how of the character's actions. Or why the Authors writes every word the way he does, but me ......I'd rather enjoy the story.

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