The Computer has generated the following mission for your team. It has been carefully designed to ensure the maximum safety and satisfaction for your team.
Paranoia is the Irrational Fear Someone is Out To Get You(Fear) Dominant type of fear to install in the PCs: Alpha Complex works with terrifying efficiency.
(Irrational) General kind of weirdness or irregularity that prompts The Computer to assign a mission to the Troubleshooters: The economy has grown even stranger than usual.
(Someone) Person, people, organization or agency responsible for the situation: A Death Leopard gang. (The identity of the Someone need not be obvious at the mission's outset, and in fact things may play out more appropriately if the Someone is not discovered until late in the proceedings.)
(Out To Get You) General apparent threat posed by the situation, or the consequences if the situation is left unresolved: A biological agent will transform or devastate the PCs or a large population. The Computer sends in the Troubleshooters as guinea pigs. The threat is a lie.
(Out To Get You) General real threat posed by the situation, or the consequences if the situation is left unresolved: A strange new Food Vat slime is causing antisocial and dangerous activity in consumers of Hot Fun. The Computer needs PCs to destroy the slime.
Mission Alert: Text message on PDC. Briefing location is wrong. The information is missing, replaced by [INSERT DATA HERE] or similar. Secret society contacts or servile truckling to The Computer may fill in missing data.
Briefing: Briefing is in crowded decaying and pestilential wreck of an abandoned sector: food production area (IR-Y: Food Vats, G-U: hydroponic gardens). Briefing officer is weird invalid (e.g., suspended in sound-dampening gel in a swimming pool communicating through a bizarre array of tubing).
This Mission: Neutralize YELLOW clone tank monitor (indifferent bystander, gullible (worryingly lacking in paranoia)) in empty food production area (IR-Y: Food Vats, G-U: hydroponic gardens).
Outfitting: PLC: Serv-Yourself warehouse that makes every citizen find his own equipment.
Debriefing: Troubleshooters and debriefing officer sit at a round table. Officer orders them to play a card or board game, while the officer encourages them to reveal details about their mission and about their feelings.
Find weird phrasing, clearly erroneous output, or other signs of filthy commie mutant traitor sabotage? Copy the offending passages and email them to the High Programmer for investigation.