Due to a freak electrical outage that apparently knocked out auxiliary power too, Keina, a totally disabled, hospitalized girl, perishes when her life support systems go down. She wakes up / reincarnates in a fantasy world as the elf Cayna, her game avatar in the VRMMORPG she played. There are some wrinkles, though. A couple… Read More First Impression: In the Land of Leadale
Yo! In my admittedly limited experience, Sword Art Online seems to be one the most polarizing anime around. People are either “We hates it, Precious!” or “It’s awesome!” Nobody ever says “Sword Art Online? What’s that?” Well, after the original light novel became a series (one which is up to twenty-two volumes now), author Reki… Read More Light Novel Club Chapter 34: Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 1
I once beat an old-school, combat-heavy, indie RPG called Geneforge 3 as a technical pacifist, never once performing an attack. There were combat-focused zones I couldn’t clear of course, but in terms of finishing the main storyline, there were always alternatives to fighting. I’ve also played through a couple of Pokemon games with type-themed teams.… Read More Review: Redefining the META at VRMMO Academy, Vol. 1
Welcome to the next installment of Beneath the Tangles Light Novel Club! I will be leading the discussion this time around for a series that quickly caught my interest once I started reading it: Infinite Dendrogram! Available digitally from J-Novel Club, this is one of several light novel series about a VRMMO (a Virtual Reality Massive Multiplayer… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 5: Infinite Dendrogram Vol. 1
Infinite Dendrogram, our current light novel club selection, begins with a current state of affairs in that world and the fictional chronicling of how VRMMO (Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online) games and in particular, the titular VRMMO, developed: July 15, 2043. On this date, the VRMMO Infinite Dendrogram was released around the world. It had… Read More Light Novel Kindling: Is a VRMMO Future a Good Thing?