I enjoyed it well enough, but would ask a friend to buy unless it was a daily deal. The characters didn't grow through the whole book. The lead was kind of dislikable and author relied on falling objects too much in the beginning.
The premise was the most interesting
Yes his voice was a little nasal but character were easy to tell apart.
Maybe a TV movie or mini-series
It was a fun ride just wish lead zombie would have more clearly grown.
Well written and very well performed, I would recommend this to anyone that has played an online role play game like WoW or Everquest. There were many laugh out loud moments for me.
The reader did a great job with the voices and had a wonderful range. The content was fun and on occasion exciting and some of the characters were one of a kind.
There is nothing I can really say to describe the book without giving away the story except to say the book was hilarious! The humor is so dry and the timing of the narrator so spot on you keep needing to go back in your head and see if you heard things correctly. Cruel yet funny, sad but hilarious, and such a dumbfounded jacka** for a main character that you just want to beat him over the head the entire book. Oh and when you do want to beat this not real yet ever so irritating character just remember that he keeps telling people that he is not and never wanted to be a hero! This book goes many places most will not expect but it really is pretty funny and original. I recommend it to anyone that will enjoy both dry and dirty humor and likes a mostly monotone (intentional; not put to sleep horrible and non-emotional) yet spot on delivery of jokes and general antics.
Very fascinating story line. I wish that the programmers were included more often in the story. This is a quirky hurmor that people either love or hate! Not as good as Disc World, but the characters were great. In fact, I think that I enjoyed it more that I thought as I was reading it. I find myself laughing thinking back at some of the crazy events.
The story is original. The protagonist is the stereotypical unwilling Brit who wants nothing more than a bit of a lay down (Arthur Dent meets Carl Pilkington), but I tend to like that type of character. I really did like the story but I think it needs to be said that the production quality is terrible. Little things like smacking lips noises, deep breath intakes during normal speech, and mouth noises between pauses drives me crazy. These are especially evident with headphones on when there's no background noises to drown them out. I see the author was also the narrator. His inexperience is a bit obvious. He became more comfortable as the story went on and his character voices got a little better but I still think it took away from the story. I think I would have rather read this than listen to the audio version. My bad for not listening to the sample beforehand. I did like the story though! Definitely read it in some form.
I'm a big Z Punc fan. When I heard Yahtzee had done a narration of his book I had to have it. I finished it in a couple of days. If you enjoy Terry Pratchett, John Scalzi, or enjoyed Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, chances are you will enjoy Mogworld. If you are also a fan of Crowshaw's reviews you'll appreciate the additional level of humor.
This was a great book that I thoroughly enjoyed. I have played MMORPGs and RPGs in the past so it was pretty funny and curiously disconcerting to see the 'adventurer' from an NPCs perspective. The characters' tone of voice makes even the most bizarre situation funny. I was doubly impressed when I came back here and noticed that the writer was also the narrator. He did an excellent job and it is cool knowing that you are hearing all of the emphasis that was intended. I would listen to him narrate other stories for sure.
Say something about yourself!
The story was great, and Yahtzee did a great performance.
I dont think i can make a comparising to another book.
I haven't listisning to other books like this. but I have been playing MMO games.
He did an amazing narrating, i think. Like many others i know him from zero punctuation, i its was nice to hear him with punctuation. He also change his voice as he spoke as the different characters, making the story come more to live.
During the book, I the did laugh many time.
There was quite a bit of humor in a fantasy world.
Meryle was my favorite character. The way she was narrated made me think of the female characters of Doctor Who.
As stated in the title. There were technical issues. Specifically, the first major few hours of the book seemed to be of too low quality of recording and there was a fair amount of audio artifacts. I could still understand the narrator, but that weird background noise was distracting at time. The other thing was that early on in the book a truck backup noise could be heard clearly in the background. "BEEP, BEEP, BEEP, BEEP, BEEP, BEEP, BEEP, BEEP" kind of dissolved the world for me until it stopped. Other than these issues, the book was a treat and I recommend to anyone who likes fantasy.
The overall voice acting, combined with how the narrator expresses the characters emotions during the story. Keeps you hanging on the story to see it all the way to the end.
Not many that keeps you this attached to a story or adds a good dose of comedy to a story without sacrificing the overall experience.
The main character Jim, off course. Although he does a great job with the other characters as well. Mainly because the performer has written the story too, he can perfectly express the exact emotions the characters are feelings in their voices. Keeping you attach to them and also wanting to follow them to see what is coming at them next.
An adventure that will keep you at your edge of your seat laughing while begging for more.
Not many stories are both written and narrated by the same author. So this audiobook would be a perfect start for anyone who wants to try an audiobook. Reading the book while listening will add the bonus of being more immersed in the story.