Not much point in leaving clues for your enemies. As an aspiring Evil Overlord you may think its fun to leave behind cryptic hints on your plans in order to frustrate the hero, Don’t!
Leaving any information for the hero is silly. Remember what Evil Overlord Tzu said, “Know your enemy.” The next line was but don’t let him know you, at least in the notes he sent over to headquarters. Don’t leave hints and clues. Let your enemy remain clueless and weak. dispose of him before he gets smarter and stronger. You aren’t looking for a challenge or to subjugate someone. You want to be an Evil Overlord, that means being better than everyone else. If someone threatens that then kill them. You should never ever play with your food either, do we need a tip for that?
- The Economics of Being an Evil Overlord (wired.com)