In a cyberpunk future where Synth has dominated the world market, three independent contractors are hired to infiltrate the upstate compound of Cytopia to rescue a wealthy disciple of its founder’s teachings. As they dig deeper into the world of the Seekers, the true believers who have pledged themselves to bringing about a robotic Eden, their target also begins investigating them. A chromed-out street samurai delivers a personal invitation to the compound, and now, they’ll have to knowingly walk into a trap to complete the mission. Can they make it out alive?
This week, a new star joins the ranks of the WAWF, a decorated academic with a face-smashing gimmick! Dr. Thundercrack rumbles onto the scene in purple body paint and a tiny thong to face off against The Mimicker. This time, the promotion is playing in Rouge’s hometown, Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg. Who will the WAWF’s foremost jester relentlessly mock this time? Unable to continue his feud with Fast Eddie Cutlass, giant Greek G3 finds himself in the unique position of having enough Audience rating to challenge whomever else he likes. Who will find himself on the receiving end of a cyclopean stomping? Finally, promotion bad-boy Jesse Evans continues to find himself at the center of a vortex of controversy, but is he…y’know, all right? One wrestler struggles with the effects of head trauma inside and outside of the ring.
It’s time for another r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-i-i-i-p-roarin’ episode of Rag-NERD-rok’s World Wide Wrestling RPG promotion, the WAWF! The backstage mood is tense after anti-hero Jesse Evans’ unscripted intervention put the championship belt in the hands of Christian Faith, and Faith is nowhere to be found. Mike Nightstorm, the Last Hellion, and promotion boss Vince Nickleback have booked Evans in a match with jobber The Mimicker, who is hoping to salvage what little dignity he can in front of his friends and family. Meanwhile, the giant G3 is eager to prove that he’s no pushover after the ignominious defeat he suffered during the Regal Wrangle. Who will emerge victorious, and who will taste the canvas? Find out, this week on Rag-NERD-rok!
In a bleak future ruled by corporatized state governments, our team of independent fixers makes their move on PentaTech’s research campus on the upper level of Free Kansas City. Their mysterious employer, Mr. Knight, has tasked them with retrieving a top-secret R&D server codenamed “BASSINET” without being detected, but breaking in isn’t going to be nearly as easy as they thought. When things start to go wrong and security comes pouring in, they’ll have to abandon their quiet plan and make do with the loud one. The entity living on the BASSINET server proves to be quite valuable, however, and there may be others who would pay handsomely for her safe release from captivity.
In a cyberpunk future where many state governments have privatized, a group of independent contractors eke out a living on the Missouri side of Kansas City. Rook is an expert driver, a wheelman who need not be behind the wheel because his car’s controls are wired directly into his brain. Smoke is a professional infiltrator and part-time hacker, the kind of guy who knows his way around corporate blacksites in the real world and The Matrix. Chuckles is a veteran killer in the Missouri Militia who served in the border war with KansasCorp, and has had his memories of service removed to dampen his post-traumatic stress disorder. Finally, Mack is a private soldier-for-hire who knows how to take the lead in tough situations. When a contact named Mr. Knight hires them to break into the research campus of PentaTech in order to retrieve an experimental server, they take the job, but is the team biting off more than they can chew? Listen to find out!