Cryptography refers to one of the four Skills that agent Max Remington possesses.Cryptography is the skill of decoding encrypted messages. Max's skill at Cryptography can be anywhere between "Average" and "Awesome", defined by how many skill points the player put into it when creating Max.
The following table describes the effect of the Cryptography skill on the actual difficulty of the Decoding Mini-Game:
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- Spaces and punctuation marks appear. One or two of the most frequent letters in the message (usually 'E' or 'T') are already solved for you.
- Spaces and punctuation marks appear. No letters are solved for you.
- Spaces appear, punctuation marks do not. No letters are solved for you.
- The message is devoid of spaces, but has punctuation marks. No letters are solved for you.