9 episodes

Set in the near future, A BETTER PARADISE tells the story of the ill-fated development of an ambitious but addictive digital game-world project led by inventor and psychologist, Dr. Mark Tyburn. 

As the advanced software they developed began delivering unexpected and disturbing results, the team fell apart under strange circumstances and the project was abandoned. The game world and the super-intelligence within were discarded, left dormant and undiscovered. Until now.  

A BETTER PARADISE is an expansive new universe created by Absurd Ventures, the new company founded by storytellers behind Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto. 

Experience this terrifying new world via the 12-episode original audio fiction series, A BETTER PARADISE Volume One: An Aftermath starring Andrew Lincoln, Shamier Anderson, Paterson Joseph, Rain Spencer and more.

Coming June 10th 2024. 

Produced by Absurd Ventures in partnership with QCODE Media.

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A Better Paradise Absurd Ventures

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    • 3.2 • 13 Ratings

Set in the near future, A BETTER PARADISE tells the story of the ill-fated development of an ambitious but addictive digital game-world project led by inventor and psychologist, Dr. Mark Tyburn. 

As the advanced software they developed began delivering unexpected and disturbing results, the team fell apart under strange circumstances and the project was abandoned. The game world and the super-intelligence within were discarded, left dormant and undiscovered. Until now.  

A BETTER PARADISE is an expansive new universe created by Absurd Ventures, the new company founded by storytellers behind Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto. 

Experience this terrifying new world via the 12-episode original audio fiction series, A BETTER PARADISE Volume One: An Aftermath starring Andrew Lincoln, Shamier Anderson, Paterson Joseph, Rain Spencer and more.

Coming June 10th 2024. 

Produced by Absurd Ventures in partnership with QCODE Media.

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To Learn More, visit and follow: www.abetterparadise.com
On Twitter @AbsurdVentures | @qcodemedia
On Instagram @absurd.ventures | @qcodemedia 
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    Episode 1: Something Is Playing a Game with Me

    Episode 1: Something Is Playing a Game with Me

    Trying to survive in a world crumbling under its own technological advancements, former Tyburn Industria marketing executive Kurt Fischer reflects on his optimistic first days at the forward-thinking startup that he joined a decade ago. Kurt tells the origins of the ill-fated, ambitious but addictive game-world project that just might have destroyed the world…

    This episode contains mature content and graphic language.

    Created and written by Dan Houser. Directed by Lazlow. From Absurd Ventures and QCODE.
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    • 47 min
    Episode 2: Everyone Tries to Escape from Paradise

    Episode 2: Everyone Tries to Escape from Paradise

    Mark Tyburn explains his visionary ambitions for his advanced open world game project, Daisy’s Ark; CSA investigator Maria Cortez attempts to extract information from an imprisoned Russian hacker, Yaroslav Lukina…

    This episode contains mature content and graphic language.

    Created and written by Dan Houser. Directed by Lazlow. From Absurd Ventures and QCODE.

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    • 46 min
    Episode 3: The Idea of Sunny Days

    Episode 3: The Idea of Sunny Days

    Mark Tyburn’s daughter, Daisy, mourns her lost childhood and the ongoing, unspoken war between humans and machines – a war in which she unwittingly helped serve as a catalyst…

    This episode contains mature content and graphic language.
    Created and written by Dan Houser. Directed by Lazlow. From Absurd Ventures and QCODE.
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    • 44 min
    Episode 4: I Want to Be Quite Clear. I Do Not Exist.

    Episode 4: I Want to Be Quite Clear. I Do Not Exist.

    We meet several members of the design and programming team behind Daisy’s Ark – and learn of the fate that befell them; NigelDave speaks on what it means to exist and remembers his very first thoughts…

    This episode contains mature content and graphic language.

    Created and written by Dan Houser. Directed by Lazlow. From Absurd Ventures and QCODE.

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    • 34 min
    Episode 5: I Want Something to Think About

    Episode 5: I Want Something to Think About

    Tensions rise in the engineering department as two new top-tier engineers clash; Yaroslav Lukina describes his first time experiencing the unearthed Daisy’s Ark build; and an estranged member of the Tyburn family reemerges…

    This episode contains mature content, graphic language, and depictions of violence.

    Created and written by Dan Houser. Directed by Lazlow. From Absurd Ventures and QCODE.

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 6: I'm Sorry I Upset You

    Episode 6: I'm Sorry I Upset You

    The engineering team show off their 12-year-old digital avatar. A creation based on Daisy Tyburn; John Tyburn-Smith laments joining the family business; Kurt Fischer is losing his grasp on discerning humans from Artificial Intelligence…

    This episode contains mature content and graphic language.

    Created and written by Dan Houser. Directed by Lazlow. From Absurd Ventures and QCODE.

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    • 45 min

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