From the introduction:
There is a question that looms large over the world. Few people even know the question itself, never mind having a grasp on the answer, but everyone is aware the question exists. They cannot grasp its form, but they can feel its presence, like a shadow in the mind.
What is the Matrix?
Game play involves elements of traditional tabletop gaming intermixed with elements of live-action role-playing (LARP). Either style may be given ascendance during play, as the participants desire.