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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Hacknet's release in August was a huge success - thanks so much to everyone that's played, talked about and reviewed the game! It's currently sitting at over 1,500 reviews, with more than 95% positive. Steam says the response is "Overwhelmingly Positive" - their best possible category, and overwhelming's right - we're so glad the community's been so great, and enjoyed the game so much, and we're working to support it as well as we can.

Official Soundtrack

The Hacknet soundtrack has been released on Steam and Bandcamp - It features 9 artists! Here's the first track:

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Mac/Linux Builds

Mac and Linux builds are nearly ready, and are in testing now! Hopefully they'll be released within a few weeks - look for an announcement soon! We're also looking into other locations, like the Mac and windows App Stores, and SteamOS to make it possible to get the game in whatever format and store works best for you.

Future Plans

After Mac/Linux/Whatever else ports are ready, i'll be looking into mod support, multiplayer and translations, then maybe some more content and an expansion, depending on what the community wants. Stay posted - there's a lot more to come.

--Matt

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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.

Hacknet Dev Updates

Hacknet Dev Updates

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Hacknet's back in full development (and has been for a while), complete with new missions, new programs, new features, new everything!

Hacknet v1.23 Update

Hacknet v1.23 Update

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Hacknet update to version 1.23, fixing several bugs that players had issues with, and improving the savefile format.

Hacknet Version 1.22 Released

Hacknet Version 1.22 Released

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Hacknet updated to version 1.22, fixing lots of bugs and adding some small, highly requested features.

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Hacknet v1.23 (2012)

Hacknet v1.23 (2012)

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

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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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Campaholic
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I think I glitch out HackNet os v3.011!! I connected to Network Education Archives and did a probe on the network. Network has a Proxy, Firewall and ports 21, 22, 25, 80, 1433 closed. Typical easy hack! I decided to hack it in 2 stages. The first connection I made I hacked the proxy and firewall then the second time I connected I opened all the ports that are visible. Then I ran Porthack and it said "Too Few Open Ports to Run, Open Additional Ports on Target Machine"! so I disconnected because of trace counting down. So I reconnected back to the Education Archives ran another Probe and now All I get is Proxy, Firewall and Port 80# http webserver. I am missing the other 4 ports. I hack the Archives again but only port 80 because that's all I can see. I still keep getting the "Open More ports" error when I run Porthack! HELP Find my other ports!!!! Fix my glitch......

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numbdumb13
numbdumb13

i need help on the mission with university. i got into the needed folder, john_something but i don`t know how to change the entry..can anyone help?

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numbdumb13
numbdumb13

nevermind, found it :D

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BUG
It's possible to get the Bit investigation before you unlock the junebug mission. which means you don't have the tool to crack port 104 medical which makes you unable to complete the bit investigation. I'm completely stuck. no more missions at csec except the locked junebug and i can't complete the last entropy missions because I have a different faction id.

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MisterRedstone10
MisterRedstone10

ANOTHER BUG
With the new Deluxe edition you can accept the Junebug mission without having the "KBT_PortTest" so you must deny

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encountered this as well!

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