Game Banshee writes: "In all honesty, I can't think of a single CRPG that focused purely on a modern-day espionage theme, and it's been nearly 20 years since I last dabbled with Top Secret (TSR's discontinued tabletop RPG). Considering the success of similarly themed movies and action games, it's surprising that such an interesting premise has rarely - if ever - been used for a role-playing video game.
All that's about to change, though, as SEGA and Obsidian Entertainment have teamed up to bring us Alpha Protocol, a spy-themed RPG that hovers around a modern-day conspiracy plot. In order to get better acquainted with the game, we sent off some questions to senior producer Ryan Rucinski, lead designer Chris Avellone, and designer Matt MacLean. Our questions and their answers to follow:"