New Altstadt is built on layers upon layers of ruins, glass skyscrapers laying siege to the stone buildings of the old town. Globalisation has made it so that everyone from anywhere has the same chance to be hacked, conned, and mugged in cyberspace and in the streets.
Security is in the hands of private military and security companies, the government is run by corporations, robots have taken over most of the jobs, and everything is as it should be. You have time on your hands, a knack for causing trouble, and a score to settle. Any score.
On the outside, New Altstadt is an ideal city: safe, picturesque, technological and multicultural. But wander down the wrong alley, download the wrong file, and something hides there. Danger is not only in the hands of some zapped out wirehead, but on those you least expect it from, in ways you could have never imagined.
In the New Altstadt, you can be a hacktivist, an environmental terrorist, a con artist, anyone in favour or against technolgy being integrated into every aspect of our lives, including our bodies.
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