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by Nixitur
Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:25 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Does active trace progress affect a passive trace?
Replies: 6
Views: 3321

A passive trace begins when the active trace starts. They're just a lot slower. Basically it's an invisible active trace that uses the log files of the servers to track you. I verified this by using banks. Since they have the fastest passive traces. I think that's not the question, but I don't know...
by Nixitur
Sun Jun 19, 2011 2:25 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Caught after destroying my gateway
Replies: 18
Views: 5177

What they are saying is that other Uplink agents may screw around with company systems and such, but they do not change anything about your records. Although I had one "Trace a hacker" mission and I wasn't able to accept it. My first guess is that it was about tracing me . Is that true? If...
by Nixitur
Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Free Space :s
Replies: 7
Views: 2240

Two weeks isn't really old in this forum, so it's alright. Also, in mid-game you often get "Copy large database" missions. Yes, you would need a lot of back and forth trips, but once you've done it and got the precious cashmoneys, you can simply delete all of that stuff (just go to the con...
by Nixitur
Fri Jun 10, 2011 4:56 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: I dont get LAN-Missions
Replies: 10
Views: 4781

And by the way, LANs are not shown in the InterNIC list. It wouldn't make sense either. To access LANs and mainframes, you need to hack into the Internal Services Machine (which is very easy) and add the links it offers. I've seen some mentions of "good" or "bad" jobs that affect...
by Nixitur
Wed Jun 08, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: My criminal record? how do i clear it?
Replies: 8
Views: 6685

Pretty much, yeah. You could get money by breaking into a bank, but that's even more difficult since you would need a Proxy Disabler/Bypass 5.0 (if I recall correctly) and a good log deleter.

Soooo, yes, you're screwed.
by Nixitur
Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: installing mods on Steam
Replies: 2
Views: 2548

I have the same problem, but not only with the Steam version, but also the one that's sold directly on the Introversion website. The problem is that all mods I can find need a folder system with, for example, a "data" folder. However, there is only data.dat, not a folder. Sooo... How do yo...
by Nixitur
Mon Jun 06, 2011 2:08 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Bouncing off of Terminals?
Replies: 8
Views: 2392

BTW, is it true that systems you have an admin account on are better for bouncing than ones where you simply have a user account? Because if that's true, Internal Services Machines are best for early-game bouncing. Once you have the Monitor Bypass v5, you can simply use it, crack the password and di...
by Nixitur
Sun Jun 05, 2011 2:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What are the best bits of Uplink?
Replies: 33
Views: 16929

Hacking a bank for the first time, transferring a huge amount of money to your own account, deleting all the necessary logs and fast forwarding, hoping that noone will catch you. And the triumph when they don't. Hacking a LAN system for the first time. That siren is incredibly scary. The news after ...
by Nixitur
Sun Jun 05, 2011 1:34 pm
Forum: The Full Game
Topic: SPOILERS - Alternate plot entry discrepancy
Replies: 5
Views: 8148

What do you mean by "giving away" the user data? Where do you publish it? I know I can tamper with all their files, but how do you get them killed?
by Nixitur
Sun Jun 05, 2011 12:20 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Hacking into the Government systems
Replies: 1
Views: 1580

Hacking into the Government systems

So, as we all know, the Government Public Access servers doesn't list the administrator, so I can't call him for the voice sample I need. I did manage to crash the Internal Services Machine and now I wonder if that was the right thing to do. Where is the data on the Government administrator? Did I j...
by Nixitur
Sun Jun 05, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Hack into the Uplink and Delete Agent files?
Replies: 6
Views: 3143

I have no idea what would happen, so backup your user files before you do it. If you have the Steam version, it's in /Steam/steamapps/common/uplink/users.
Yes, it's cheating, but if you want to be safe, that's the only way. Backup your save files regularly!
by Nixitur
Sun Jun 05, 2011 6:54 am
Forum: The Future
Topic: The Game :: An online interpretation of Uplink
Replies: 19
Views: 17710

Open source is all well and good, but I am rather sad to see that you won't be working on this game very much anymore. I really hope this can be streamlined into one "official" version instead of people taking the source code and making dozens of versions. Also, yes, I don't think Uplink c...
by Nixitur
Sun Jun 05, 2011 4:38 am
Forum: Subversion
Topic: Subversion Development - Any Suggestions Etc...
Replies: 207
Views: 113106

Looking through some of the suggestions (especially the one about agents ratting you out), I remembered Liberal Crime Squad . And now I know what this game should have: An option to not have you hire all the agents, but to have a system of subordinates. Any of your subordinates should be able to hir...
by Nixitur
Sat Jun 04, 2011 11:06 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Accessing Local Area Network
Replies: 5
Views: 1605

Okay, I now know that this is a LAN thing, so I did what the guid told me and I'm stuck at the main server. They told me to delete everything. I deleted everything on the file server. However, that apparently wasn't enough. I deleted usr. I deleted sys. Still not enough... What am I doing wrong? BTW...
by Nixitur
Sat Jun 04, 2011 7:24 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Bounce logs deleted and i'm traced D:
Replies: 12
Views: 4447

Hmm, what do you mean by "prehack"? Get admin rights on all of them? So, the best bouncing points are internal service machines?

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