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.
Did You Know?
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
When Mulder disappears into the game and Scully runs into the room at the top of the stairs, she is heard saying "Where's Mulder?" but her lips do not match what she is saying. See more
[when Afterglow shows up with a gun and he only has a sword
That's not really fair, is it?
[several Afterglow clones appear
Well, that's just cheating!
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal See more