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IT Apocalypse Management

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In this game, you play as a system administrator.

Your objective is to keep your datacenter alive at all cost. Keeping humans alive is optional.

This can be as simple as a temporary power outage. But later on in the game, you will be promoted or hired to various positions, where you will encounter progressively harder situations.


A fire spreading through servers.

Corporate Spies trying to tap into corporate computers.

Multiple natural disasters knocking out multiple server facilities around the world.

A combination of a STUXNET style virus trying to shut down computers in a top secret Iranian facility, while being assaulted by teams of special operatives.

all cumulating to...

Keeping Google, Wikipedia, and the as much of the major backbones of the internet on-line for survivors of the Zombie Apocalypse. (Even if its via slow communication channels over Packet Radio via Amateur operators, or by pigeons via IPoAC )

mofosyne, Dec 01 2013

IP over Avian Carriers http://en.wikipedia...over_Avian_Carriers
In computer networking, IP over Avian Carriers (IPoAC) is a humorously-intended proposal to carry Internet Protocol (IP) traffic by birds such as homing pigeons. [mofosyne, Dec 01 2013]


       // Keeping humans alive is optional. //   

       Would you mind at all if we worshipped you as a God ?   

8th of 7, Dec 01 2013

       Too much like work.
RayfordSteele, Dec 01 2013

       Bun, but only if your character in the game occasionally has to personally grab an MP5 and defend the server room.
DIYMatt, Dec 01 2013

       // grab an MP5 and defend the server room //   

       Against what - snails ? What are you going to do, club them with it ? Puh-lease ..   

       Either an SP-10, or a MAC-10 in .45ACP - as a backup to a G3A4 in 7.62x51mm*.   

       *In our server room, that's just the standard equipment for the cleaning lady; we of course are considerably better equipped ...
8th of 7, Dec 02 2013


//In our server room, that's just the standard equipment for the cleaning lady//

[See 'Terminator 2']
DrBob, Dec 02 2013

       " Hey, just what you see, pal."
8th of 7, Dec 03 2013


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