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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realgenius Apr 17 2013, 10:31am says:

The game does not work with my keyboard setup. I cannot place an @ symbol because your program does not detect AltGr keyboard combinations, which I find to be highly bizarre. Is there any way you can fix this? I don't want to give your game a low rating simply for not being able to play it. I did make my way through the tutorial, however, lack of an @ symbol will make it impossible to delete single files. If it helps my keyboard cultureviarant is NB-no.

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Leuchtstift May 17 2013, 12:40pm replied:

just check your keyboard language at control panel and change it to an english keyboard

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LeadingDoughnut Mar 20 2013, 11:21pm says:

A very good game concept, and the Multiplayer sounds good, I'm definitely downloading this. :D

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Guest Mar 2 2013, 4:17pm says:

This is such a great hacking game and multiplayer is so fun. This game must be developed more because its so cool.

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Kuroha7 Feb 14 2013, 8:50pm says:

Just finished the single player campaign and I was surprised how much I enjoyed this game. The interface is easy to use once you get the hang of it and I'd love to see this game expanded upon in the future. Good on ya, Orann. Great work, keep it up.

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Odahviingdude Feb 7 2013, 9:08am says:

This game rock!!!!

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Trazzt Feb 5 2013, 10:17am says:

I really enjoyed this game, made me feel like a real hacker :P

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Mr.Thi Feb 5 2013, 1:25am says:

Hey I searched at Google and the whole comments section but did not find a solution for the Problem of having the Same IP for both Players in Multiplayer matches.

Anyone got a solution / fix for it? . . . It's pretty annoying. :-/

Detail: If you start multiplayer and hack to your opponent you may notice that he has got your IP if you check the logs. In addition forkbomb on your system will crash him too. (Same for the trap)

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Awesome game

Jan 29 2012, 11:43am by fictitious

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