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 7 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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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 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 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 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 Jul 7 2013, 1:13pm replied:

Can anyone please reply??

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Orann Creator
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 Jul 7 2013, 12:10am says:

i had a bug recently, i started the game and clicked on new game then the tutorial started after the intro and each time try to press the green button like said or type the command it bug and crash and close the game.i verified the files three times and nothing changed.
Does anyone knows why is this bug occuring? if yes thank you in advance.(sorry for bad english)

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Orann Creator
Orann Jul 16 2013, 2:20pm replied:

Thanks for letting me know - I'll look into it for future versions, but I'm pretty sure I know what it is - your computer's name probably has characters in it that Hacknet cant render (nonstandard English ones) - the game's trying to show your name but cant. I can fix it so if this happens in future versions it'll be fine, but unfortunately I'm not planning another release for a long time.

If possible, you could play it on a computer or account where the PC name and the logged in user name use only plain English characters.

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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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SuperMice Jul 6 2013, 5:21pm says:

Please. Make this to a real big game. I'm begging you. It was so fun ;(

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Orann Creator
Orann Jul 16 2013, 2:20pm replied:

Working on it :)

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Awesome game

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