Alpha Complex

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Written by Dan Curtis Johnson.

Edited by Allen Varney and Jason Morningstar.

Cover art by Jason Morningstar.

The Computer Is Your Friend

Times are tough, lately, in the underground city of Alpha Complex. Communists, mutants, and secret society traitors are a constant threat, and it's starting to seem like maybe they're winning. Despite your friend The Computer's assurances everything is getting better all the time, the opportunities for service firm advancement are fewer and farther between, while the cost of your next replacement clone just keeps going up. It's getting so an honest Troubleshooter can't get ahead just by doing the job.

Which is why you're a less than completely honest Troubleshooter. Your secret society connections and your mutant power help you do well on your missions. You need to do really well on this next mission -- or, at least, you need everyone else on your team to do really poorly. You remember what you went through to rise up from INFRARED Security Clearance. No way are you going back.

Your Personal Digital Companion is giving directions to this morning's briefing room. You don't know the mission yet, but you know exactly three things you'll have to do:

Stay alert. Trust no one. Keep your laser handy.

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This Playset is an accessory for the Fiasco role-playing game by Bully Pulpit Games based on the PARANOIA role-playing game published by Mongoose Publishing. Used by permission.

This Playset copyright © 2012 Eric Goldberg and Greg Costikyan. PARANOIA copyright © 1984, 1987, 2004, 2009 Eric Goldberg and Greg Costikyan. PARANOIA is a trademark of Eric Goldberg and Greg Costikyan. All Rights Reserved. Mongoose Publishing, Authorized User.

Fiasco is copyright © 2009 by Jason Morningstar. All rights are reserved.