Naturally, how someone would feel about being "given a win", using cheat codes, etc, is going to vary depending on individual, exact context, what day of the week of it is, their general mood, whether it's been a long day at work and/or school (especially if "and," there), etc.
At this time of year, at this time of day, in this part of the comic shop, and localized entirely in the preferences of Ellen and Nanase, there is at least some level of challenge desired.
So Ellen is going to make it possible for this to fail. How specifically, beyond obvious thrown rock that is obvious?
TO BE CONTINUED...