In this episode Brandon and James discuss the topic how much games have a genre baked into the mechanics and if that makes them harder or easier to hack. They discuss the broader topic of what makes a game harder or more rewarding to hack.



Genre-Complexity Chart


Games mentions in this episode:

Masks: A New Generation

Apocalypse World


Dungeons and Dragons

Red Markets


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There It Is Kevin MacLeod (

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