Sufficiently Advanced Magic

, #1

paperback, 623 pages

Published April 23, 2017 by Independently published.

ISBN:
978-1-5211-1876-4
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4 stars (29 reviews)

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Review of 'Sufficiently Advanced Magic' on 'Goodreads'

4 stars

I don't think I have read any LitRPG before. From this one sample it looks like this genre works for me!

Yes, it's very much like someone is playing a video game. More than half the book is about how much mana they have, how far they are from reaching the next level, what spells they can cast, what equipment they are carrying, monsters, secret doors, dungeon puzzles, traps, color-coded keys...

But then the main character has more freedom than you do in a video game. And they make constant use of that. What if I make a lasso from my rope? What if I bottle up some water from the magical fountain? What if I try chatting with the monster?

I know you can do all that in a tabletop RPG too. And I think the book is based on an actual RPG campaign. But it has a few …

Review of 'Sufficiently Advanced Magic' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

You know what, this came totally out of left Field. I was expecting this to be another easy to read LitRPG, with maybe a passable story.

Actually thoroughly enjoyed it. Not a LitRPG but has one or two elements (though nothing that's overpowering). Story is fast paced fun with magic system that doesn't just supercharge everything.

Well worth the read.

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