Code Hero (Champion is Playing Book #2) LitRPG Series


Dan’s first tournament may have ended, but life goes on. His luck is still with him in his regular life as well, and it seems to be endless. However, he is surrounded by very smart people, and surely one of them is going to start doubting his talents, at least a bit?

Especially now, with a new game about to start. The latest foes are even more dangerous than the last and the rules are still unfamiliar to him. Dan wonders how reasonable the rules are in the first place. Is it really possible to take a competition that lasts a couple of hours at most seriously? A competition in which you are supposed to work together with simple monsters in order to destroy the enemy base?

And so, the story of an ordinary Russian guy who suddenly found himself in the future continues, and another battle between his luck and the rest of the world is about to start. Who will come out on top?

My Opinion: 344 pages, $3.99, Available on Kindle Unlimited

If you liked book 1, you’ll likely enjoy book 2 since many of the same qualities run through it.

In book 2, the main character (MC) continues to be a lucky guy, winning many of his MOBA style matches by luck as much as strategy. The same multi perspective narrative is here with the reader seeing events not only from the MC view but from his enemies and allies. It’s fun to see their views of events and how they think he’s a genius and that’s still this running gag. However, there’s a late story twist that loses me a bit. Not enough to ruin the story but enough that I didn’t enjoy this one as much as book 1 in the series. Part of that is also that I’m just not as big a fan of MOBAs as I am RTS, which is what book 1 used.

Score: 7.1 out of 10

Code Hero (Champion is Playing Book #2) LitRPG Series