Welcome to Acute Paranoia! This massive upgrade to Paranoia gives you new ways to play and enjoy the darkly humorous Paranoia experience. You know, the one where everyone accuses each other of treason and characters die repeatedly but everybody laughs and has a great time? Play bot Troubleshooters with buggy software. Learn how to get away with treason. Mostly. Use your health insurance for discounted (and mandatory) prescriptions. And even more rules to forget until they get your character executed. Make players regret choosing bot Troubleshooters. Blame the rules for your imperious judgments with randomized tables. Tips for getting players to turn on themselves repeatedly. And even more capricious rules to punish boring players. Yes. We are way too generous. but... there’s extra more!
In the box set, you will receive:
The Troubleshooter Survival Handbookfeatures healthcare plans, perfectly legal pharmaceuticals, disorder bingo cards, articles on getting away with treason and invaluable lessons from Teela-O. You also get rules for playing bots! (“Bzzzt bing sorry Troubleshooter but this arm needs to be removed beep!”)
The Gamesmasters Despotic Power Bookoffers locations to ‘drag and drop’ into any mission, information on the Underplex and the Outside, articles on helping players get into the Paranoia spirit (aka backstabbing) and bot secret societies. You also get tables for randomly picking interesting (and likely deadly) bots, traitors and shops!
Mission Book 2.0includes three brand-new missions featuring the Outside and the Underplex. How will your Troubleshooters handle a mysterious black rectangle, a missing Armed Forces regiment and a patch to the Computer itself?
New cards!Besides more Action and Equipment cards, you’ll get cards for Bots, Relics from Before, completely safe R&D gear and those things that are like bots but not metal ... what’s the term ... oh, right. Beasts.
Wipe-clean Bot Identity Forms, which are way better than the ones squishy clones get because you are made of metal.
Wipe-clean Disorder Bingo Cardsto make sure your teammates don’t have any issues that could degrade mission performance.