Paranoia XP goes gold
August 6, 2004 9:35 AM   Subscribe

Attention Alpha Complex troubleshooters of blue clearance or higher, good news! The open source version of Paranoia has gone gold. Just in time for GenCon. The happiness control officer will be around soon, to check on your compliance. Have a nice day!
posted by milovoo (19 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
The old West End version was the most popular game with our little group, and this new version has all sorts of updates and changes to make the paranoia more modern. I wish I was going to GenCon this year so I could try it out with some enthusiastic new players.
posted by milovoo at 9:39 AM on August 6, 2004 [1 favorite]

posted by seanyboy at 9:58 AM on August 6, 2004

I'm still annoyed that Gencon isn't in Milwaukee anymore... Grumble Grumble... But I did love Paranoia. So what secret society do you belong too?
posted by drezdn at 10:13 AM on August 6, 2004

Magnificent Egos
posted by Satapher at 10:17 AM on August 6, 2004

Notice from Housing Preservation and Development and Mind Control: Orange (revised) flavor will be pulled due to lack of sales. The open slot will be filled with a new RED flavor, Strawberry-Lobster. Still no word on Borscht.

my favorite entry from the 31 official flavors link - Mil-O-V00

Secret Societies? I know not of what you speak citizen. Are you sure you are feeling well?
posted by milovoo at 10:18 AM on August 6, 2004

I don't see the appeal of... hang on there's someone at the door.
posted by Capn1 at 10:12 AM PST on August 6

I really don't see the point of... hey, a rusty nail on the ground, hang on I'm going to get it... ow!
posted by Capn2 at 10:15 AM PST on August 6

I'm not sure I see why anyone would... ooh, my new gun's arrived...
posted by Capn3 at 10:17 AM PST on August 6

*sits still, does not do anything*
posted by Capn4 at 10:19 AM PST on August 6

Is anyone else's browser asking for their "clearance" level? Oh well, I'll just put in anything, what's the worst that could happen?
posted by Capn at 10:19 AM on August 6, 2004 [2 favorites]

There are no secret societies, and if there were then we would know about them. Are you implying the computer is wrong citizen?

Paranoia was a fantastic game.
posted by seanyboy at 10:21 AM on August 6, 2004

Is. Sorry. Is. Is. Is.
posted by seanyboy at 10:22 AM on August 6, 2004

This really is the most amazing news, or perhaps it was these pills ...
posted by milovoo at 10:28 AM on August 6, 2004

ehh, you guys see that above right? capn1-4
posted by Satapher at 10:28 AM on August 6, 2004

we saw it. the question is, did you see what you think you saw?
posted by quonsar at 10:48 AM on August 6, 2004

Brad Blows Up.
posted by robocop is bleeding at 11:14 AM on August 6, 2004

thinking is treason, citizen.

as is questioning.

as is seeing.
posted by papercake at 11:17 AM on August 6, 2004

The MetaFilter is your friend! Trust The MetaFilter.

Stay alert! Trust no one! Keep your laser handy!
posted by chrid at 11:23 AM on August 6, 2004

A great day, Comrades! A glorious day for Alpha Complex and our friend the Computer!

Also, can I interest you in some literature?
posted by bonehead at 11:30 AM on August 6, 2004

Comrades? That sounds like commie talk, citizen...
posted by kaemaril at 4:10 PM on August 6, 2004

If you are not happy you will be used for reactor shielding.
posted by botono9 at 7:36 PM on August 6, 2004

(lobs grenade under terminal)

Citizen Chrid! Why did you not fling yourself onto that grenade to save valueable Computer Property?

(shoots chrid)

Be Well!

posted by eriko at 8:40 PM on August 6, 2004

Yes! Now we have the freedom to kill Communists in the way that we want!
posted by jmccorm at 11:50 AM on August 7, 2004

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