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The Gamer  
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Han Jee-Han, a normal high school student, suddenly develops a special power where his entire world is shifted into a game-like setting. He can see the power levels of people, look at the stats of a seemingly normal item, get abilities, and even level up! Follow Han Jee-Han as he discovers how to use this power, and maybe even where it came from.

Description from Line Webtoon:
What if your life is just like playing a game? What if you can upgrade your status and gain more levels? A fantasy world is coming right at you!

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Additional info about the universe in a novel "The Gamer - Orgin" (더 게이머 오리진)


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Associated Names
더 게이머
THE 게이머

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Latest Release(s)
v.3 c.38 by LINE Webtoon (3d ago)
v.3 c.37 by LINE Webtoon (10d ago)
v.3 c.36 by LINE Webtoon (17d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
Total of 162 Chapters (Ongoing)

Season 1: 86 Chapters [ 1 - 86] (Complete)
Season 2: 37 Chapters [ 87 - 123] (Complete)
Season 3: 39 Chapters [124 - 162] (Ongoing)

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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (1282 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.35 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 8th 2017, 4:03am PST



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Naver Webtoon (Naver)

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #134 increased(+5)
Monthly Pos #83 decreased(-8)
3 Month Pos #77 decreased(-20)
6 Month Pos #34 decreased(-26)

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Can we add the harem tag now? 248 days, 3 hours, 14 minutes ago
Add official translation to description? 359 days, 6 hours, 27 minutes ago
"Clever Protagonist" tag?? really? 777 days, 7 hours, 47 minutes ago
Novel? 884 days, 21 hours, 24 minutes ago
Harem tag 956 days, 19 hours, 32 minutes ago

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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by TundraDweller
December 8th, 2013, 12:53pm
This webtoon is definitely one of my top 5 finds of the year 2013. It is also very close to my inner self, and somehow very precious because of that. If you like RPGs, this is a must-read. Heck, even if you hate RPGs, as a manhwa this is worth every minute you spend on it. The author is very skilled, cuz he doesn't bore you and keeps the story moving while not making it seem rushed or anything.
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very interesting   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by xeno01
November 24th, 2013, 8:15pm
this has alot of potential with a very unique and original idea. based on the name i originality thought this was one of those stories where the mc was a gamer geek which he is but instead of magically transporting into the game or being stuck in one his "real" everyday life is a game. u know that running gag of how real life has the best graphics but shitty gameplay well this would be a case where the real life has just updated its gameplay and features. well story was as u can tell is very promising art is pretty good as well but what really got me hook with this story was the curiosity of how strong the mc would get like he has abilities coming out of his wazoo left and right just from the most trivial of things. make me wonder what other powers he gets n how he gets it. its a pretty good read.
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I don't really play video games..   
Rating: N/A
by JapanRocks
November 11th, 2013, 9:21am
But I always thought that if I had to build my character I'd learn as much skills as possible instead of focusing on a couple specific skills. The more skills the more fun you know? It looks like as of chapter 10 he might be gaining that ability and that gets me really excited biggrin

I quite like this webtoon. It's informative but not boring, there's action but also plot and the MC is funny. Read it if anything game related intrigues you.
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Potentially the best ability ever!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by L3zl13
November 8th, 2013, 8:01am
The story seems to head towards a generic shounen action, but the MCs ability is a very original one. His ability is the same time super awesome and constant cause of comedy.
I don't expect anything really unique story-wise, but I'm really interested what the writer can get out of this ability later on.

... Last updated on November 8th, 2013, 8:02am
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Educated guess.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Akiradesu
October 27th, 2013, 5:24am
This one might turn in to something big just because it caters to the hidden desire to become a game characters, that a lot of people have.
Curious how the author will play this good hand he has been dealt.
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Unique and Orignial   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Loryogi
October 19th, 2013, 9:41am
This series has immediately grabbed my attention from the description, and I wondered how the author going to play around with this interesting idea.

From the first chapters that I've read, I can tell you that we are up for something amazing and different, I already love the main character of this series, he feels realistic and smart.

This series already has couple of foreshadowing from the first couple chapters, and the pacing just feels perfect.

The art is good and you will find yourself not caring about it since how good the monologue is.

All in all, if your looking for an original story with Shonen elements, then check The Gamer right now.

I'm very excited to read more of The Gamer, it definitely has the potential to be one the best Manhwa ever.

... Last updated on October 19th, 2013, 9:47am
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Love it!   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by anjy93
October 18th, 2013, 3:24pm
I love this series so far. It started out a little slow, but most do. It has great potential, and is setting up to become something much bigger than it is now. I look forward to seeing where this story will go.
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Has Potential   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by bull3thole
September 29th, 2013, 12:14am
It seems like it has potential so far. The story seems really unique with the world suddenly turning into a video game. There's not much to look at yet because the story is still in its introduction phase of the manhwa.

I'll give this a 8/10 for now.
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