The Lone Gunmen request Mulder and Scully's assistance in a murder case at a video game company. A virtual reality game has gone haywire, and players are dying for real at the hands of Maitreya, the central character in this game. Mulder and Scully enter the game in an attempt to find and stop the killer. Written by
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All the special effects needed for the episode meant the episode nearly went over budget. The production crew ended up borrowing different virtual game layouts from video game companies to cut costs. See more
At about 18:10, when Scully is examining Retro's body, the body is clearly moving. See more
[Mulder prepares to enter the gamezone
Bring it on.
References Basic Instinct