DRUG CONVERSIONS FROM PARANOIA
compiled by Gary Astleford
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West End Games' Paranoia is a game of dark comedy in an equally dark future. The society presented in the game is controlled by a powerful computer that everyone (at least publicly) obeys. One of the many tools used to control the Computer's legion of servants is, of course, drugs. Several of these drugs would be perfect for the CP2020 environment, so I converted them over using my Drug Lab. Most of them are nasty and, of course, addictive. Bon appetit!

Asperquaint, "Tireless Servant of the Computer" (Acute Paranoia, pg 8)

Keeps the subject awake, even after many hours without sleep. Users have a gung ho, can-do attitude, and are super enthusiastic. May cause tremors, weakness, and memory loss once it wears off.

Increased Endurance10
Attribute Increase : Body20
Strength +33
Mildly Physiologically Addictive-10
Delusions : Invulnerability - Immediate-5
Aggressive Behavior - Immediate-6
Possible Tremors - Delayed-1
Possible Reduced Attribute : Body - Delayed-2
Possible Memory Loss - Delayed-2
Subtotal7
Medium Duration : 1d6 x 10 minx2
Total Difficulty14
Type A Illegalx 10
Base Cost140 Euro
Form : Capsule/Gelcapx1
Total Cost140 Euro/Dose

Benetridin, "VideoLand" (Acute Paranoia, pg 8)

Users will think that no matter how outrageous the risk that they cannot be hurt. Causes mild visual and audio fantasies.

Hallucinogen10
Strength +44
Slightly Physiologically Addictive-5
Possible Attribute Loss : Body-8
Reduced Attribute : Reflex - Immediate-5
Delusion : Invulnerability - Immediate-5
Light Sensitivity - Immediate-2
Subtotal-11 (drop negative)
Long Duration : 1d10 hrsx3
Total Difficulty33
Type B Illegalx 7.5
Base Cost247.50 Euro
Form : Capsulex1
Total Cost140 Euro/Dose

Gelgernine, "Inner Happiness" (Acute Paranoia, pg 8)

Makes the user happy. Since he's so damn happy, he cares very little for his own physical well being. Causes paranoia, memory loss, and tremors in long-time users.

Pain Negation10
Depressant5
Euphoric5
Strength +22
Mildly Psychologically Addictive-8
Paranoia - Delayed-5
Memory Loss - Immediate-4
Tremors - Delayed-2
Subtotal3 (drop negative)
Medium Duration : 1d6 x 10 minsx2
Total Difficulty6
Type C Illegalx 5
Base Cost30 Euro
Form : Capsule/Gel Capx1
Total Cost30 Euro/Dose

Rolactin, "Happy Life" (Acute Paranoia, pg 8)

Increases human interaction abilities, but causes a slight blue tint to the skin.

Increased Attribute : Cool20
Increased Attribute : Empathy20
Strength +22
Mildly Psychologically Addictive-8
Strange Skin Pallor - Immediate-2
Subtotal32
Medium Duration : 1d6 x 10 minsx2
Total Difficulty64
Type B Illegalx 7.5
Base Cost480 Euro
Form : Capsulex1
Total Cost480 Euro/Dose

Sandallathon, "Sleepy Sleepy" (Acute Paranoia, pg 8)

Puts you to sleep. Causes tremors and anxiety (which is reflected in a reduced Cool stat).

Soporific5
Strength +33
Slightly Psychologically Addictive-4
Tremors - Delayed-2
Reduced Attribute : Cool - Delayed-5
Subtotal-3 (drop negative)
Medium Duration : 1d6 x 10 minsx2
Total Difficulty6
Type C Illegalx 5
Base Cost30 Euro
Form : Capsule/Gel Capx1
Total Cost30 Euro/Dose

Visomorpain, "Little Black Friend" (Acute Paranoia, pg 8)

Makes you happy and quiet. Users have a perpetually stupid expression on their faces and ask very few questions.

Pain Negation10
Attribute Increase : Cool20
Strength +44
Highly Psychologically Addictive-12
Mildly Psychologically Addictive-10
Reduced Attribute : Intelligence-5
Subtotal7
Medium Duration : 1d6 x 10 minsx2
Total Difficulty14
Type C Illegalx 5
Base Cost70 Euro
Form : Tabletx.5
Total Cost35 Euro/Dose

Xanitrick, "Wakey Wakey" (Acute Paranoia, pg 8)

Induces a hyper, speedy feeling with accompanying tremors, anxiety, and uncontrollable sneezing, which is followed by total exhaustion when the drug wears off.

Increased Endurance10
Strength +22
Reduced Attribute : Cool - Immediate-5
Uncontrollable Sneezing - Immediate-2
Sleepy - Delayed-4
Subtotal-1 (drop negative)
Medium Duration : 1d6 x 10 minsx2
Total Difficulty2
Type C Illegalx 5
Base Cost10 Euro
Form : Tabletx.5
Total Cost5 Euro/Dose


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