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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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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jonbrozich Nov 23 2013, 2:47pm says:

I like the concept of the game, but I dont know how to play. I run the turorial exe, and it takes me to the part where it tells me to connect to another computer, and I type in the command, but the tutorial does nothing. Any help Orann? I love the game by the way.

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jonbrozich Nov 23 2013, 6:18pm replied:

Okay, I've gotten past that. But now I'm taking contracts from people, and it says I need to open two ports, but I've only got sshcrack, and I can only open one port. Any suggestions?

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Orann Dec 14 2013, 8:53pm replied:

Take a look at the Entropy Asset server, you should have a link in an email somewhere.

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Orann Nov 10 2013, 9:28pm replied:

It detects outside connections to the shell computer, and lets you forkbomb them remotely if you don't want them there. It's mostly useful in multiplayer, but can be handy in a few other very select places where other hackers are involved.

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jonbrozich Nov 23 2013, 8:55pm replied:

whats a forkbomb do?

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Awesome game

Jan 29 2012, 11:43am by fictitious

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