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Hack RUN

By i273, LLC

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Ever wanted to be a hacker? Play Hack RUN! Hack your way into the heart of a mysterious organization to uncover their secrets. Hack RUN® is a game which uses 'old school' command prompts (like DOS or UNIX) that simulate a real operating system. Learn the commands of each system to help you navigate through your adventure.

As you hack into their systems, you will learn about the organization and the people who work there. Read files and emails to find clues and riddles which will give you access to more accounts. Data found on their systems will help you learn about the motives of the organization, and how dark their plans can get. You may also discover dirty little secrets about the employees as well.

Hacking into new accounts or discovering key information will increase your skill level. As you achieve your goals, you will move closer and closer to the final achievement; over 50 levels deep!

It's time for a Hack RUN!

Stuck on a level? Just use the 'hint' or 'answer' commands to help you along.

Make sure to play the SECOND, THIRD and FOURTH games in this series called Hack Run ZERO, Hack Time and Hack NET after you complete this game!

Hack RUN® is a game. It is not a tool or aid for learning how to hack into real computer systems. i273 LLC does not endorse hacking.

What's New in Version 3.0

> Minor bug fixes
> Added support while playing offline


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Customer Reviews

engaging interactive storytelling through investigative puzzles

A novel aproach to interactive storytelling. It did give me the feeling of really hacking into organizations as I imagine now-a-days many hackers do just have their tools created for them. It’s mildly educational in the sense of exposing players to technical areas the could look further into for learning. It’s got some impressive plot twists. What I like the most about it is how adictive it is. There was always another slightly different puzzle to solve. I felt plenty of positive reinforcement. I just wanted to keep playing to completion. Very engaging and immersive. I also enjoyed the seemly open ended nature of some of the puzzles and yet there are various levels of hints and help available if you need them. I see in some of the later versions the hints become in-app purchases, even better. Great dynamic. It’s also fun to play in parallel with a friend.

My new favorite game!

I had to get on here and say something about this game because I am totally obsessed with it now. I just beat Hack Run, and bought the other two because there is no way I’m stopping there. I hope they keep making more because I will buy them too… yeah, they’re that good! The game is just hard enough to make you really rack your brain, and if you’re absolutely stuck, there is a way to keep going. You start to think like a hacker, and I like that it has some connections to actual computer science (which I have a degree in) I know it is totally not realistically as difficult as real hacking, but the game is fun and challenging. Try it! Especially awesome that the first one is free for the moment...

Great Game

Its fun, challenging, and realistic. If you always look in awe as “hackers” hack into major systems in big moves, wishing you knew how to do that too, you basically can. It’s a bit of a stumble at first, there are really no instructions and you have no idea what to do. After you start though, you get the hang of it, and you feel like you are really hacking! Whether going through peoples’s emails, guessing passwords, or discovring big secrets, you can be one of those cool hack people too. BUT HOW DO YOU GET TO LVL 10 I WATCHED THE VIDEO I DONT GET IT.

Hack RUN
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  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.0
  • Size: 3.0 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor

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