Discussion I hate this in Ln's

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  1. RealReviews

    RealReviews Well-Known Member

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    So you just reached chapter 400, the MC's the most powerful cultivator known and everything seems great, BUT WAIT THERES MORE!!! Introducing bad writing: All of a sudden a brand new realm, or continent or world or whatever is introduced and guess what? The MC's USELESS

    This aggravates me to no end, especially when we get blind sided by it, it was never mentioned it was probably hinted it like "there's a legend of a land across the sea" or something like that. Whenever this happens its like resetting the mc's progress as 9/10 times he won't look back and everything that you've read till now is useless.

    Its like a video game dropping a new dlc with no warning that resets everything. I wouldn't mind if the author told us about the world before hand so we'd be ready, and getting blind sided by it once isn't terrible but let's take mga as the perfect example. Literally every 300 chapters some new shit is introduced and the mc is pathetic again (why i stopped reading mga)

    Thoughts?
     
  2. otaku31

    otaku31 Well-Known Member

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    Rinse and repeat is part and parcel of cultivation novels. How else do you think authors get to 1000s of chs at the rate of (usually) a couple chs a day?
     
  3. RealReviews

    RealReviews Well-Known Member

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    quantity doesn't mean quality why can't they understand that
     
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  4. Fluffy Jellyfish

    Fluffy Jellyfish 『Number 1 Lolicon under Heaven』

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    What? then don't read about cultivation novel with different plane or realm

    Novel like Coiling Dragon actually mention how you need to ascend to higher plane in order to reach higher realm of cultivation as the energy or essence in the lower realm is already not enough to enchance their realm further because its purity is not high enough
     
  5. RealReviews

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    Well if you read what I said, I mentioned how letting us know before hand is perfectly fine and doing it once I don't mind, its just the constant wiping that I hate.
     
  6. Bias

    Bias Well-Known Member

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    Ya know, cultivation is just like mmo. They have level up formula from lvl 1 to 100 and job change. After that area hunting spot change. Then you complete some plot quest and you move up to higher level area. And like mmo toon,cultivator have zero social skill. :D
     
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  7. I Eat Monsanto

    I Eat Monsanto He who courts death

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    You know what I hate? You reach chapter 400 and the author decides to have 2 people rape teacher to rush another love interest
     
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    Luruxi Well-Known Member

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    Because most authors get paid by quantity and not by quality.
     
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    Beer_Kitty Just a very very drunk kitty that likes beer

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    Then dont read cultivation.

    Its bothersome to read a few hundred chapters just to "reset" the MC again.
    We all know how DragonBall is since it is the very well known anime version of cultivation.
     
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    InvincibleDespair Well-Known Member

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    That's what cultivation novels are like.
     
  11. canaria23

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    Its the same with JRPG's ya'know
    Go with sci-fi, there's no reset there
     
  12. oblueknighto

    oblueknighto Blue Person

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    Yea you can usually assume that any novel with 1000+ chapters is going to reset the MC's power at some point.
    I'm not sure how you got blind sided in MGA though.
     
  13. RealReviews

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    I didn't get blind sided I just invested too much time into that piece of shit lol
     
  14. Nisaea

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    It's not that they don't understand it, but it's not their focus. You have the wrong expectations for the genre. Sure, there might be some really well-written cultivation web novels out there, but those are the exception.
    Web novel authors depend on numbers and consistent releases to maintain their income and readership. They lack the time needed to fully flesh-out how the story will go.

    edit: Your title says light novels, but you're talking about web novels. They're completely different terms.
     
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    Bachingchung Well-Known Member

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    You could either pick a new novel and start over again, learning new names, techniques, cultivation levels or you could just go on and read ch. 401 -2899.



    Logically it's more efficient to choose the latter.
     

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    They do understand that, but what they understand even more is "Quantity brings more money'.
     
  17. Ram5

    Ram5 [Noodle Stealer]

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    Because they screw up with the power leveling or made MC very strong so soon that they had to create a whole brand new realm to nerve the MC