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Hacknet is an immersive, terminal-based hacking simulator for PC. Dive down a rabbit hoIe as you follow the instructions of a recently deceased hacker, whose death may not have been the accident the media reports. Using old school command prompts and real hacking processes, you’ll solve the mystery with minimal hand-holding and a rich world full of secrets to explore.

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This comes with Steam Workshop support, so you can browse, download and play Extensions easily.

Browse the Workshop here!

Extensions are full new campaigns and stories for Hacknet by modders and creators. They feature new computers, missions, themes, programs and more! This launch opens up Hacknet for everyone to make their own stories with the Hacknet tools.

The workshop already has some amazing Extensions on it - I highly recommend "Hacknet B.R.A.P" by Matrix, and "The Slaughterhouse" by Chris Johnson and Catherine Moore. If you're looking for more Hacknet, here it is.

The tools are also available if you want to make your own Extension! The patch comes with an interactive introduction extension that you can play through. There's a community Discord channel here:

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And a full guide here: Steamcommunity.com

#HackerJAM

To celebrate the release of Hacknet Extensions, we are going to hold a friendly mod competition called HackerJAM.

Running from Friday, May 26 until Friday, June 9th, you will be able to submit your extensions with the hashtag #HackerJAM on Steam Workshop, or upload them to Moddb to go into the running. After that, myself and the Surprise Attack Games team will deliberate and nominate our three favorite extensions!

First place will receive $300 Steam Credit + a mechanical keyboard and some Hacknet goods, second place will receive $200, and third place will receive $100.

If you want to get community support, or team up with other creators, we recommend that you join the Hacknet Extensions Discord channel!

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Go check out the new extensions! I cant wait to see what everyone thinks, and more importantly, what everyone builds.
-Matt

Mods are coming to Hacknet, here's where you begin

Mods are coming to Hacknet, here's where you begin

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We are launching Hacknet Extensions on May 23, and here's your chance to get creating before the launch!

Hacknet State of Play 2016

Hacknet State of Play 2016

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Hacknet's had an amazing first 6 months, and we're not stopping there. Here are the plans for what's coming in 2016!

Hacknet Post Release Plans - Mac/Linux coming soon!

Hacknet Post Release Plans - Mac/Linux coming soon!

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Hacknet's release in August was a huge success - Overwhelmingly Positive reviews on Steam! Mac/Linux coming soon!

Hacknet Complete - Coming Soon!

Hacknet Complete - Coming Soon!

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Hacknet's complete version, in development behind the scenes for years now, is almost ready - coming to steam August 12.

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Hacknet Pathfinder

Hacknet Pathfinder

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The definitive extensive modding system for Hacknet.

Hacknet v1.23 (2012)

Hacknet v1.23 (2012)

Full Version 29 comments

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

Hacknet v1.22 (2012)

Hacknet v1.22 (2012)

Full Version 2 comments

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

Hacknet v1.2 (2012)

Hacknet v1.2 (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 (2012)

Hacknet v1.1 (2012)

Full Version 4 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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radensora
radensora

great

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Jadeygaming
Jadeygaming

Nice!

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Guest
Guest

Hhsh

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Guest
Guest

How.

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BestOilOligarch
BestOilOligarch

If i play in this game i become haker? Or it educational game like book for dummies?

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Guest
Guest

You play as a hacker in the game, there's no actual hacking instructions as far as I can tell.

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haw to insttal

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Guest

mine is crashing at installation any help??

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ERA5005
ERA5005

I remember the first time i've ever played hacknet around 2012 and I have to say... Amazing simply amazing how it growed to the full game that is now. Usually the trailers for games movies, etc. don't have any effect on me but this time was... different. I was really hyped for this game and it was great and truly good surprise the fact that you've been developing in secret for 3 years. The music was really great, (nice move using roller mobster in that part). It was funny hillarious in some moments (22 TB of Pr0n lol) and the ending was simply epic. So thank you, thank you for dedicating quite a lot of time for this little great jewel of hacking games. I just hope that you can see this little message and I dunno maybe give you a smile or something.
PD: If I did some grammatical errors or stuff like that mind that english isn't my first language it's Spanish. Have a nice Day :D

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TheGeneralFilms
TheGeneralFilms

*Cri* Best game ever

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