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)

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)

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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Vitalzz
Vitalzz

Romulus server:
Password seems incorrect...

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JerfyBawss
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Really fun game! Good job dev!

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Can someone give me the text from the system files? I might be able to make an exploit for the game for when you get rekt.

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can me mnd my friend egn spartan contact you guys skype EGN Dictat0R (me) and EGN Spartan (the other guy)
or email dazombieparide2005@gmail.com (me) and spartangaminglp@outlook.com me and him justwant to talk rto you
we also do you tube our channel is Electric Gaming Network

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Stop giving out your info people *cough* "Andrew" *cough*

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This looks like a good project. Nice work.

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Anyone knows if the game will be for free? If not how much will it cost?

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Awesome game

Jan 29 2012 by fictitious

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