Paramount Pharmaceuticals is a Conspiratorial Horror/Survival LARP game created by Mykal Lakim and published by Dark Phoenix Publishing. Paramount uses the L.I.F.E System and is a part of the Wastelands of Damnation roleplayings series. Paramount introduces you, the player, to the multinational company which seems to be just another pharmaceutical company. Inside the Sourcebook goes on give many hints as to the true nature of the beast. Paramount does everything from genetic research and manipulation to the creation of B.O.W.s. Paramount takes horror to the next level peeling back the guise of a normal, everyday company to reveal the raging monster beneath.  


Paramount is a game designed to take you into the inner workings of a mega corporation, one with true nightmares within its' facilities. As you learn the rules and play with your friends you will be tested both morally and mentally as you begin your journey on The Lonely Road. Play with a few friends or play with dozens, we're sure Paramount will entertain and inspire you and your friends for endless nights of fun.

Game SystemEdit

Paramount is played using the L.I.F.E. System (Live-Action In Fantasy Environment). In addition to the games' rules the most important thing to memorize are the mechanics, based on the numerical value of four. The game can be played with a 12 sided dice or the traditional method of Throwing Chops (Rock, Paper, Scissors) making gameplay simple and easy to understand. In December 2012, Dark Phoenix Publishing announced the release of a Tabletop variant as well as another LARP varant known as Infinity which would simplify the mechanics of the game to appease gamers who felt number crunching was too difficult. 

Paramount in Damnation.Edit

In the world of Damnation, Paramount is just like any other large coporation. It has a CEO, stock and share holders, investors and employees. What Paramount doesn't advertise is that sometimes there are nasty "side-effects" to using the drugs it creates. When these side-effects manifest, agents are dispatched to clean up the mess. Also known to possess a paramilitary group, the Phoenix Military Company, Paramount deals with internation organizations and sometimes secures scientists in third-world countries. As you play the game you will certainly unveil secrets and uncover mysteries. Some secrets are better off in the dark.