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Extreme Paranoia Game history

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Imagine a world designed by Kafka, Stalin, Orwell, Huxley, Sartre and the Marx Brothers …

We’re talking about a virtual reality of course. A Role Playing Game.

The game is set in Alpha Complex, an immense and futuristic domed or underground city controlled by The Computer. The Computer runs everything within Alpha Complex. The Computer sees everything within Alpha Complex ~ at least, that’s what It would like you to believe. Everybody within Alpha Complex works for The Computer, serves The Computer, protects The Computer and if need be, dies for The Computer. The Computer has made happiness mandatory.

Failure to be happy is punishable by execution …

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