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 Complete - coming soon!

Fully Realized - Hacknet Complete

After years of development behind the scenes, the new, complete, longer, deeper, crazier, (award winning) version of Hacknet is almost ready! Coming August 12 to Steam and other digital distribution platforms. Almost all of the ideas and requests that people sent me over the last few years about the game were prototyped, and all that worked (most of them!) are in the new version - there's a lot to explore, a lot to find, and a lot that's so secret that people might *never* find it. I'm totally ok with you taking that as a challenge.


Hacknet Complete Screenshots Hacknet Complete Screenshots

Hacknet Complete Screenshots Hacknet Complete Screenshots

Note: The downloads below are for the 2012 version - if you want to get a feel for how the game plays, they're a great place to start!

Hacknet Dev Updates

Hacknet Dev Updates

2 years ago News 7 comments

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

3 years ago News 5 comments

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

3 years ago News 3 comments

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

Hacknet v1.2 Update

Hacknet v1.2 Update

3 years ago News 2 comments

Hacknet updated, fixing many bugs, adding saving and loading and improving several commands and programs.

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Hacknet v1.23 (2012)

Hacknet v1.23 (2012)

3 years ago Full Version 18 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)

3 years ago Full Version 2 comments

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

Hacknet v1.2 (2012)

Hacknet v1.2 (2012)

3 years ago 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)

3 years ago 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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chairface Apr 8 2012 says:

Nevermind, got it :P

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chairface Apr 7 2012 says:

When Entropy gives you your final task, the link they give you doesn't work. Did this happen to anyone else?

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GctHUN Apr 6 2012 says:

Nice work! :)
I like this good game (:

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defygravity Apr 5 2012 says:

Call me a noob if i was failing but:
When I delete Archive_Data.zip on some computers and reply with mission complete it comes up Incomplete

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Crazy52 Apr 6 2012 replied:

that also happens to me often during the missions, obviously a bug

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Hykaru Apr 4 2012 says:

Men, this was a really cool game, this shows that great games don't need to be full 3d stuff. I finished just now and was like hell, this keep me running in every trace and memory manage. I hope we see more from this game, more misions or something like that

Great great game :D

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defygravity Apr 3 2012 says:

I need help on mission 2 :(

When i use scp SSHcrack
it comes up SSHcrack is not exist please help this is a great game!

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defygravity Apr 5 2012 replied:

Ok it worked i had to type file extension

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Hykaru Apr 4 2012 replied:

You must write the port number i.e: exe SSHcrack 22
This go for all the port hacks u would get

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Orann Creator
Orann Apr 4 2012 replied:

Make sure you are typign the program name correctly - did you download it correctly too?

If you type "exe" and enter just that, it'll give you a list of programs you can use - use Tab to autocomplete their names to make sure you get the case right.

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Highest Rated (8 agree) 10/10

Awesome game

Jan 29 2012 by fictitious

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