Recommendations Novels where protagonist is smart

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  1. Laconix

    Laconix Well-Known Member

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    I guess strategist genre and world building falls under this too...

    Basically I've been reading:
    Dungeon Defense
    Overlord
    Altina the Sword Princess
    Nejimaki Seirei Senki – Tenkyou no Alderamin (also known as Alderamin on the Sky)

    I just finished "The World Online" although that is leaning more towards isekai...but I guess the protagonist is kinda smart so I'll include it too

    But novels with characters that are smart would be good. I'm open to suggestions
     
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    Tale of the Mismarca Kingdom
     
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    Genjitsugisha no Oukakuzenki
     
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    Female General And Eldest Princess Smart Protagonist, war, action, strategist
     
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    Ok bye bye sleep

    Thanks for recommendations guys
     
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    Ratatoskr [Aruruu's proud dad] [The False Gentleman]

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    Is the translation any good?

    EDIT: I saw the reviews, the translation is crap. I knew the name sounded familiar.
    Thanks anyway
     
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    Ratatoskr [Aruruu's proud dad] [The False Gentleman]

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    Its ok overall. The early part was quality translation, everyone was hooked. Then the sudden drop of quality to worse, but we need the fix because the plot was good before, then it got to bearable quality. Its like the drug dealer scheme. You've tasted the good stuff you can't stop.
     
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    Any chance they will get someone to retranslate it or is that a bit too insulting?
     
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    Ratatoskr [Aruruu's proud dad] [The False Gentleman]

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    Probably not. Change of translator maybe, but then had to deal with change in the term used like the name of place and skills. Like how an american would get confused when they are presented with british 'crisps' and 'chips'.
     
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    Do different translators find it difficult to keep the same terms used?
     
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    https://www.royalroad.com/fiction/21220/mother-of-learning
    MC finds himself stuck in a time loop. It starts with him about to enter the Magic Academy and always ends with a demonic cultists invasion where upon he is usually killed. After he comes to grips with his situation, he starts taking different classes, gets training from different people, and trying different things, different scenarios.[/SPOILERS]
     
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    Silver Overlord (Note: has paywall)
    MC is transmigrated into (possibly) ancient China with cultivation. Note: while there is some, this story doesn't focus on the cultivation or combat. The MC has his cultivation cheat, practices it and gets some skills, but is only considered above average. This story loosely feels more like a mystery because of the political intrigue and things happening beyond the MC's awareness.
    Note: Just when the story starts ramping up, the MC dies. Yes, horribly killed while surrounded by many witnesses. His body is recovered and cremated by friends.

    After he gets better...

    The MC discovers he has another cheat that allows him to live 2 different and possibly, parallel, but offset time lines. He introduces some low key modern ideas to improve his life and those of his friends, but later has to go big, even though he doesn't want to stand out, after he discovers a pending calamity.
     
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    @akhdanp1234 Can you post a link for translations or raws. I really liked the summary for this one
     
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