Hacker Video Games Are Experiencing a Renaissance

Why do people love to roleplay as a hacker, and what do these games teach us?

Jordan Erica Webber
OneZero

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Illustration: Sally Thurer

DDave Kennedy once broke into a bank vault with a password he found in a worker’s desk drawer. The desk was locked, but picking it was trivial, and it took about 30 seconds to get the code that would give him access to safety deposit boxes and bags of…

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Jordan Erica Webber
OneZero

Writer and broadcaster specialising in video games and digital culture. Author of Ten Things Video Games Can Teach Us. http://jordanwebber.com/ @jericawebber