The entirety of this story is not one to be told over a quiet dinner and a glass of wine.
A tale about one individual who grasped the whole of humanity with his own two hands and played with it as with plasticine, bending civilisation to his own will.A genius? Perhaps. A madman? Surely. A human? That is for you to decide, really.
Today's hackers are the only ones able to express opinions, hacktivism being their only weapon.
Emilia and the Cardinal are Artificial Intelligence entities that hold power over the entire Grid and AlphaCo assets.A competition has begun. A fight for the chairman position of Alpha, put at stake by the corporation itself.
Missions are means for you to gain experience, skills, money, achievements and notoriety.
Mission groups become available as you fulfil their requirements. Selected few missions are available only in party and some can be redone daily rewarding you each time while others can be repeated unlimitedly with no rewards.You will be exposed to an UNIX-ish terminal, learning commands that you can even use outside of this world.
Skills are used when spying, attacking, doing missions and generally interacting with the world.Abilities improve your skills. Access to new abilities will be gained as you progress on your path to becoming the single most powerful hacker out there.
The Cardinal Mainframe limits how many servers you can own by your level and other factors.
You will need components (which can be damaged) and software to run a server.Each app contributes to the server's skill levels and the skill levels of your Main come on top of your own in Missions. Non-main servers will be available to bounce and DDOS through in missions.