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A terminal-based hacking game, following the story of a recently deceased hacker Bit, whose death may not have been the accident the media reports. LAN Multiplayer allows you to go head to head hacking competitively, to compromise the other's computer first.

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7 comments by Orann on Nov 5th, 2013

Hacknet v1.23 (Current Version)

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Hacknet is back in full development - in fact is has been for a long time now! Lots of new features, new missions, new programs (new everything) are in. The story now splits into multiple paths, that are completely different. It's making development take a lot longer, but should improve the game significantly. The paths play quite differently - Hacknet watches your actions and you'll end up with a different game depending on what attitude you take towards things. It's exciting times!

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Hacknet v1.23

Hacknet v1.23

Mar 6, 2012 Full Version 4 comments

Patch 1.23 of Hacknet, fixing several issues that were reported, and some other bugs with save files.

Hacknet v1.22

Hacknet v1.22

Feb 26, 2012 Full Version 1 comment

Hacknet Version 1.22 Fixes many bugs, and adds some small features.

Hacknet v1.2

Hacknet v1.2

Feb 18, 2012 Full Version 1 comment

The Full Version 1.2 of Hacknet - fixed every reported bug, added saves and improved some terminal functions to be more like their *nix equivalents.

Hacknet v1.1

Hacknet v1.1

Jan 25, 2012 Full Version 3 comments

The full alpha version of Hacknet. This version has both single player and multiplayer options. Patch 1.1 - fixed many bugs of the initial release and...

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Guest Mar 27 2014, 7:54am says:

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Orann Mar 27 2014, 10:20am replied:

Strange - does it give you an error? Did you download it raw or with the installer?

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Orann Mar 29 2014, 2:56pm replied:

Hmm, you might me missing the PreReqs - the installer's there to do that for you, but if you just picked it up raw you might have missed some unluckily.

Try installing the prereqs - these 2:



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helsniper Jan 25 2014, 4:28am says:

can somebody help me how can i play online ?

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Rokth Jan 18 2014, 5:30pm says:

I loved playing this game the first time and I can't wait for the next update.

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Orann Jan 7 2014, 10:47pm replied:

Really strange - did you try hacking it or something weird first? Can you give me any more info about it?

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Azurium Dec 3 2013, 9:33pm says:

This is a wonderful game. I love the IRC logs in the game, they add a ton of immersion into the game. The game has very smooth graphics, and it's simply mesmerizing. I hope you realize the next update soon. :)

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Highest Rated (8 agree) 10/10

Awesome game

Jan 29 2012, 11:43am by fictitious

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Apr 6 2014, 12:04pm

@ogwilson Working on it! Thanks for the support.

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Medical Records are a go for Hacknet - T.co T.co - seeing your age tick up infront of you is strange.

Mar 6 2014, 11:54am

@DarkestKale Ok, will do. Thanks for the offer.

Feb 11 2014, 8:21am

@DarkestKale Still a long way off im afraid. 6 months?

Feb 11 2014, 6:36am

@DarkestKale I agree. I was hoping for both, but I guess i'll just be ok with shooting for best? Thats what matters, right?

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@DarkestKale Ah, I see he made it to greenlight. Looks like my concern that he'd beat me to market's coming true. Interesting....

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