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Leverage Companion 04: Hollywood Hacking vs. the Real World
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Leverage Companion 04: Hollywood Hacking vs. the Real World

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"Shouldn't I be playing the computer guy?"

"No, I want you to actually be the computer guy."

 -- Alec Hardison & Nate Ford, The Nigerian Job

Most of us are well aware of the disconnect between hacking as portrayed on the TV and in film compared to the reality of the situation. Here we investigate the discrepancies, identify some of the more egregious examples, discuss the need to portray information in more accessible and understandable format for audiences, and most importantly, tell you where to find the balance of fun and realism for your LEVERAGE gaming group.

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Thomas B. [Featured Reviewer]
December 2nd, 2013
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: You can either get the PDF for $2.99, or you can get the compilation of ALL the Companions in a print or PDF compilation at RPGNow. The Hollywood Hacking Companion mostly covers the artistic license that TV and movies tends to tak [...]
Megan R. [Featured Reviewer]
January 18th, 2013
I'd better come clean: I am both a senior computer professional (Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society) in real life AND I like playing the Hacker when I get to play Leverage or any other contemporary game with a similar role. This book says [...]
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