I don’t think there’s any question about it. People who don’t enjoy Robo Rally probably do not have what it takes to be programmers, or at least would not want to be programmers.

It’s also no coincidence that hacker types love games like Magic: The Gathering and D&D. What other sort of person would be attracted to a complex system with many rules and tools that are hard to master, but reward mastery and cleverness with the ability to wield great power and accomplish amazing feats of wizardry?