The series „Haphead“ pursues an interesting concept. Die Geschichte handelt von einer Welt, in our current technology has been taken to its logical: Die Spieler spielen Videogames nicht mehr nur über Controller, but by means of a cable in the head, while fully immersed in the game world. the only problem is, that the development of this cable is not regulated, diese aber die Gehirne der Spieler verändern, die die Gamer die im Spiel angewandten Fähigkeiten erlernen. The story follows the player Elysia, working in this company and the latest, hottest shit and tried to steal home. Zufälligerweise wird dann auch noch ihr Vater getötet und natürlich glaubt niemand an einen Zufall.

Ten years from now, a new haptic peripheral makes videogames so immersive that people learn skills just by playing. Maxine makes less than minimum wage at the factory where they make them, so she decides to become an unofficial beta tester by stealing one for herself. At home, her favorite Rabbit-ninja game gets a Whole lot more punishing, with the haptic feedback loop beating lethal skills into her muscle memory. Which is good: she needs to level up quick once her employer discovers her on-the-job theft.
Luckily, she’s not alone. There are other hapheads out there, with a variety of game-trained abilities. But while some of them are kindreds, one of them brings death…