Originally Posted by Fat alkinesthetase
i know there were at least a few games i've watched that tried to subvert the system and prevent it from stabilizing in that way, to encourage participation on the part of all players. i forget which ones. either way, whether or not the leader is good for the gameplay of all participants is, I think, an arguable topic in and of itself...
All the multifaction games (MGS, WDNN Mafia, etc). However, the fact is that a leadership is needed in normal games for the village to win, but unless you are trusted by the leader, you won't have a big say in anything, which means you won't get to do much of the fun either.