Refuge: Prologue is located at The Mist, in Lower East Side, Manhattan.
In an alternative reality, 2017, issues concerning climate change have been greatly accelerated, and poverty and natural disasters are much more prevalent than today. Alex Ayers, a successful businessperson, has flourised despite the catastrophe, and she's giving players a chance at a new life, in her new self-sustaining facility she called Refuge.
Users must battle in a cutthroat competition to please Alex Ayers and earn entry into Refuge. They partake in business-focused challenges where they learn about her life, her aspirations, and her polarized worldview.