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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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Luminosis Jun 16 2014, 8:29am says:

youve probably already thought about this.

reputation points added to either white hat alignment or black hat alignment based on which jobs you choose to complete. and instead of showing your reputation points on the UI (windows doesnt have a reputation point display, does it?) you can check your reputation on some sort of hacker forum where people post things about you.

thats my two cents at this time. haha. great work so far!

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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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Awesome game

Jan 29 2012, 11:43am by fictitious

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Jul 23 2014, 9:49am

@Shrubbette Aha, just worked that out. Thanks for being the one to track me down instead of making me do it :P

Jul 21 2014, 3:18am

TinyQuest for goblin archers this week! T.co #screenshotsaturday

Jul 4 2014, 2:06pm

More TinyQuest work today - new breakables! T.co

Jun 30 2014, 5:36pm

@GarrysSketch Hey, it'll be less of an 'update' and more like a totally new version - so much has changed and been added. Probably ~6months.

Jun 29 2014, 2:39am

Some of the new lategame Hacknet content I'm working on at the moment - T.co

Jun 26 2014, 4:12pm

RT @CNIAngel: Posting this again. For reasons. T.co

Jun 25 2014, 8:20am

Lots of work done on TinyQuest this week - a game i'm helping make with Mechanical @mecapple T.co #screenshotsaturday

Jun 21 2014, 11:28am

@linard_hug Should have room for one more if you're interested. Send me an email.

Jun 15 2014, 8:43am

@linard_hug I'll be sending out closed beta versions to a few select people relatively soon, but it wont be out for everyone till it's done.

Jun 15 2014, 6:23am

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