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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Skatrgurl11
Skatrgurl11 Aug 10 2013, 8:55pm says:

When I try to launch Hacknet it wont work, before an error message came up saying I needed FrameNet I think but I went and downloaded that too, but now when I click launch it say preparing and then it just stops and doesn't do anything. I tried verifying the install, I even uninstalled it and then reinstalled it but it still wont launch. Any ideas why it's doing this? Any help is welcome, thank you.

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Guest
Guest Aug 9 2013, 3:41am says:

This is an excellent game, really gets the feel of hacking as portrayed in Hollywood films (fancy Graphics, binary etc.), the sort of game that makes you want to shut your curtains and disconnect your modem every time you finish playing, All in all one of the most fun game of its type i've ever played.. even if I have to Alt-tab out every-time I see someone pass me in-case they get the wrong idea and I wake up with the SAS knocking at the door. Outstanding work

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nerdenfromsweden
nerdenfromsweden Jul 21 2013, 6:21pm says:

nice game, but somehow hard at the beginning..

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dnaslaggit
dnaslaggit Jul 20 2013, 7:05am says:

So... how does one open ports? I figure the program I need is FTPBounce.exe but it's behind closed ports and logging into Entropy and typing "scp FTPBounce.exe" just returns with "you need to be the admin" or some such. Yet I need that program to open the ports to run porthack to get admin permissions to get that program.

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dnaslaggit
dnaslaggit Jul 20 2013, 8:00am replied:

Nevermind, the first time I tried playing it started me at the part where you get an email about now being able to accept contracts from Entropy.

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samosaaraa
samosaaraa Jul 7 2013, 8:16pm says:

God damn Awesome game! I'll share it all over the world it's so ******* FUN"

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TehIndieGamer
TehIndieGamer Jul 7 2013, 11:03am says:

Orann? Does this game really hacks something? Because it looks like so... And i dont want my computer to be hacked or anything, please reply.

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TehIndieGamer
TehIndieGamer Jul 7 2013, 1:13pm replied:

Can anyone please reply??

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Orann
Orann Jul 16 2013, 2:17pm replied:

Don't worry, your computer will be fine. Anything the game actually connects to is controlled by me, you wont get any trouble.

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MR.thenewpheonix
MR.thenewpheonix Jul 19 2013, 10:01pm replied:

Thank for the help! I was actually using a non English characters in my account name, i'll test the game on annorther account.

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