When I was younger, I played a very old game online. It's notoriously difficult and I never beat it, although it is still in development. It sounds like it's a hacking game, although there's no actual hacking in it. It was a game you played in a terminal - I played it over SSH on its most popular server. Can you find my account?
Flag is the 17th most common reason for my deaths, as ranked by the server I played on. Spaces are replaced by underscores and its surrounded by the flag format (e.g.
Because ordering is apparently not deterministic enough, you can have this:
bcrypt.kdf(FLAG.encode(), b"ictf_@", 16, 200).hex()
Nethack will show up in pretty much any list of terminal games you can find (which is a game that sounds like it's about hacking, but has nothing to do with hacking). From there, searching nethack servers will pull up alt.org, where you can find my profile, and my reasons for deaths (https://alt.org/nethack/player-endings.php?player=puzzler7).