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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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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glubbar Jan 17 2013, 12:59pm says:

The game looks very good, like a clone of Uplink. Played for an hour, I like it very much so far! :)

Too bad there is no Mac or Linux port though :(

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Turmoil Jan 11 2013, 12:07am says:

Do you have any plans to expand the single player mode? Maybe add an open-world style freeplay or expand on the campaign? I love HackNet, but I just keep falling back to the old Uplink (using the Onlink mod) because theres not much to do in single player once you've beaten the campaign three or four times in a row (great campaign)

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Orann Jan 11 2013, 3:08am replied:

Yeah, i'm still working on it - there's going to be a lot to do I hope.

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Awesome game

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