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Hackwork is a new node-based 3D realtime strategy game in which you have to slip into the role of a hacker and control your army of viruses in a smart way in order to take over as many machines as possible. On your journey through the 'net, you have to take care of several parameters which determine the strength of the machines you want to attack and the benefit of taking them over, such as
CPU Performance - controlling the recovery-speed of the opponent-node
Connectivity - the number of yet invisible nodes that will be revealed when taking the node
The Type of the system - Important servers have usually better security than some random desktop machines - but they are also more useful when attacking from them
The Operating system - Different kinds of Viruses do different amounts of damage, depending on the target OS
Bandwidth - DDOS'ing a server with a smartphone seems pretty pointless, right?

--- Source code (which also includes the soundtrack!) available for every buyer! ---

First Hackwork Feature Update 0.1.7 released


First Hackwork Feature Update 0.1.7 released

Hackwork 0.1.7 was just finished and is waiting for approval.

Jul 24, 2012 News
Hackwork Released on Desura


Hackwork Released on Desura

A node-based 3D RTS game in which you have to slip into the role of a hacker and control your army of viruses.

Jul 16, 2012 News
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biohazardcustoms1 Dec 16 2013, 7:06am said:

Any thoughts about porting this game into an OS X framework? I would like to play this on my macbook, if at all possible.

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t3hb3n Jan 19 2014, 1:03pm replied:

Actually, the code can run on OS X just fine. I have tested the game on OS X previousely.
However, I don't have much experience with OS X development and don't even have a Mac, which makes it hard for me to create a distributable package for this (also, some features diddn't work correctly on Mac, but that would be fixable).

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henryaanderson5 Dec 9 2013, 8:08pm said:

Will this ever be multiplayer ?

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FredyC Nov 28 2013, 2:02am said:

I am having problem to even run this. I am on Windows 7 64bit. It crashes after short switch to fullscreen.

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t3hb3n Nov 28 2013, 2:51pm replied:

It should work fine on Windows 7 64bit.
What are the specs of your PC (especially the GPU)?

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FredyC Nov 28 2013, 4:02pm replied:

Intel Core i5-3470, 8GB RAM, nVidia GeForce GTX 260. Yeah, that GPU is not the latest, but so far it handles even the new games.

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t3hb3n Nov 28 2013, 4:29pm replied:

That should by far be enough. I have a similar GPU here and will do some testing tomorrow. However, I fear that I won't be able to reproduce it as I have never seen that problem on Windows. I'll report back in ~24 hours.

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t3hb3n Nov 29 2013, 5:06pm replied:

I tried to reproduce the problem with several nvidia cards but wasn't able to do that.
You might want to try to download the EXE Installer from the desura page instead of installing Hackwork via Desura. If you already did that, try installing via desura.
These two version have some differences.

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TwistedBlizzard Dec 19 2013, 2:39pm replied:

I'm having exactly the same problem using AMD Phenom 8450 x3, AMD Radeon HD 6670, 4GB RAM. I have tried both the Desura and the standalone with no change in the outcome.

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TwistedBlizzard Dec 19 2013, 3:27pm replied:

There is more info from Event Viewer at Pastebin.com and Pastebin.com

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