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LitRPG book with the main character "trapped" in VR MMO world, manages to re-invent tobacco as a crafting recipe, serves a "dark" god

I read this as an eBook in the last two years, so I'll see if I can find it in my book history, but the setting is somewhere in the nearish future where full-body virtual reality (VR) is possible, and ...
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Manga with an expelled heir with no skills who gains a skill from the worm children of a bee monster

I once read a manga about a guy who I think was the heir to some Japanese sort of a clan on an island. He was expelled by his father for not being able to get any skills, so he came to the mainland ...
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LitRPG story with a troubled youth put into a VR simulation where he is a goblin or kobold paladin

I think I read this last year (2019) on the Kindle. I originally thought it was a Kindle Unlimited (they gave me a free trial) book, but I'm not seeing it on the list of books I checked out. The ...
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Is the tier-based Cultivation system due to modern, possibly LitRPG, influence, or does it come from earlier sources?

How much of the tier-based Cultivation system is a modern creation? As that link says: Ranks / Levels / Layers (级 jí) (层 céng) – a common way to quantify martial power or the progress made in ...
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Where did "Dungeon Breaks", a.k.a monsters flooding out of a dungeon, come from?

Where did "Dungeon Breaks", a.k.a monsters flooding out of a dungeon, come from? We know where the term for monster-zone "dungeons" came from, since that was my question... But &...
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2009 Naruto fanfic featuring some girl that previously had a power of 'XP counter and allocation'?

Someone told me about a ~2009 Naruto fanfic from Fanfiction.net that featured some likely American girl. The girl, who from birth or so, secretly used a power of 'XP counter and allocation' to be ...
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