LCD The Legendary Mechanic

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  1. Netto Azure

    Netto Azure Well-Known Member

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    The Legendary Mechanic (Heads up, it's a QI novel)

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    Wow, I was looking for something like this for quite some time and is actually actively being published.

    Like it has the things I wanted, a former player being transmigrated into an NPC while having players pop up later on. And on top of that is the time travel aspect. While The Amber Sword already fulfills most of that for the fantasy setting, it did lack the appearance of other players later on plus this is on a sci-fi setting. Anyway, can't wait for more chapters to show how the MC will interact with future updates.
     
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    Shame. It could have been good.
     
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    It's a good (and a fairly unique twist to the "transmigrated into a game" trope) novel and it's kinda cool that the Author is supposedly also one of the translators, but eh from what I've seen the novel's translation is pretty shit.

    For example, there's lots of jokes and puns flying over the TL's head.
     
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    After the past decade I still blame the proliferation of the donation system (i.e. make my hands move) within the WN/LN translation community in incentivising the profit motive over community entertainment hence bringing in the Chinese monopolists to cash in.
     
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    It gets real good with the MC using the players as his minions later on.

    P.s. There's no romance or harem (though there are girls around), so far (though it could change since the novel is still ongoing), it's good/bad depending on preference but it's worth mentioning either way since it can be a dealbreaker for some.
     
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    I'm just happy to be able to read it in the end since there are probably cultural references that would require footnotes. Plus if I get into it I'll probably have the worse option, running it through GT LMAO

    Nice. It's this concept that fascinates me in these game transmigrating stories.

    Not really into harems myself since they just lead to how actual harems turn out. Not enough attention to every person within them. I'd rather have a mixed gender party tbh
     
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    Do hope some romance is added. Not a deal breaker to me. But I always appreciate it. Harem or solo is fine. Tho so far think solo be best. He doesn't seem to fit harem type tho that could change. Only read 16 chapters.
     
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    Hey thanks for info.
    I was bored all day
     
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    It’s actually good. Thanks
     
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    No GM so far show up?
     
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    Why didn't he try to trade his info for the info he needs to level up? Sure, it'd be a hard sell, but if he could get past level 20, it would make life a lot easier for him.

    I wonder if Germinal had anyone good enough to reverse engineer the arm. I assume Hilda could, but there's still a chance someone else screwed it up first.
     
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    I don't know if they have anything on the planet that's advanced enough to count. We'll see.

    Was it ever said that Hilda was a mechanic?
     
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    it was stated that there was, but it was top secret.

    Not sure.
     
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    Correct me if I'm wrong but, wasn't the cost of gambling supposed to go up each time? Why was it 10k both times?

    I like the fact that she has zero interest in him as anything other than cheap labor. It makes for a nice change. It's just unfortunate that he's a sexist pig that thinks women who aren't virgins aren't worth considering. Well, assuming I understood his melon comment correctly anyway.
     
  15. Raneday

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    sorry to hijack the thread but was this a good read?
     
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    I think it goes up if you're mixing the same talents. He's grabbing from different bags here. Chinese stories are awful at explaining how systems work in my experience.

    Hmmm. I don't think that's what it means. There's no way they wouldn't be pissed hearing that and they still think he likes her. I think it may be something like it's no fun if she's just handed over o
     
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    yes but I suggest you to stack chapters first. Each chapters are short and the update is once a day only.
     
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    The first time he combined [Basic Weaponry + Basic Assembly] and the second time [Basic Weaponry + Basic Material Composition] which each cost 10k xp, but if he combined the [Basic Weaponry + Basic Assembly] again that's where the xp cost would increase.

    The xp cost will just increase if he use the similar set of combination the 2nd time (and so on...)
     
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    Ah. Okay.
     
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    Why didn't they install monitoring equipment when they built his workshop? And why didn't he even consider that they might do so?