Two conspirators are arrested and interrogated separately. If one implicates the opposite, he might go free whereas the opposite receives a life sentence. Yet, if each confess, dangerous fate befalls them. If each keep silent, insufficient proof can lead them being charged with and convicted of a lesser crime.
Each player contains a dominant strategy. The ensuing equilibrium is Pareto dominated by an alternate outcome during which every player plays the dominated strategy.
Where the following relations hold: c>a>d>b x>w>z>y