“Mongoose Publishing of Swindon, Wilts., UK (www.mongoosepublishing.com) announced today agreement with the creators of the fondly remembered tabletop roleplaying game Paranoia, to develop and publish a new edition of the game, Paranoia XP. ”
PDC: Yes, Citizen user?
Troubleshooter: Please add citizen Rachel-R-BLT-2 to my address book.
PDC: Accessing. I’m sorry, citizen user. There is no such citizen.
Troubleshooter: But I left her in cubicle ZXY-12 in BLT sector just ten minutes ago!
PDC: Accessing. Cubicle ZXY-12 is currently undergoing cleaning and renovation by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development and Mind Control prior to new occupancy.
Troubleshooter: But…. Please access cloning records for Rachel-R-BLT.
PDC: Accessing. There is no citizen Rachel-R-BLT. There has never been a citizen Rachel-R-BLT.
PDC: You are mistaken.
PDC: You seem distraught and possibly delusional, citizen. Please be calm, and remain in the area. Assistance is on the way.
Ah, the memories. Me…My Clone…The Commies…The Computer. Such fun. For those of you not familiar with the game, it was one of the best RPG’s ever. Wacky, crazy, and completely insane, but fun as hell. If anyone is interested, I’ve got the original book, along with Send in the Clones and a handful of supplements. I’d love to run a one-night game of this.
Check the Paranoia Blog.
One reply on “CITIZEN! STATE YOUR SECURITY CLEARANCE!”
Hoody-hoo! Mongoose is going crazy with license acquisitions. Conan, Bab5, Slaine, Starship Troopers and now Paranoia. I’ll be curious to see how they handle Paranoia, as the last edition was, well, crap.