BS hacker is fun

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BS hacker is fun

Postby jolo78957 » Mon Oct 11, 2004 2:19 am

yup
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Postby Rkiver » Mon Oct 11, 2004 7:43 pm

You sir are as dense as a black hole......stop posting.
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Postby ShadowWarrior » Mon Oct 11, 2004 8:09 pm

"..."

Is all I say.
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Postby flash3k » Sat Oct 16, 2004 12:21 am

Could you elaborate please? What's great about being a 'BS Hacker'?
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Postby Pivot » Tue Feb 22, 2005 8:01 pm

BS hacker, is simply a game like Uplink, but more realistic etc, and is set in one place, and its a pretty amazing game, it requires quick fingers lol, as it shows a timer etc, ive played and completed it,. so i would give it a 9/10 :D
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Postby prophile » Fri Feb 25, 2005 12:41 am

Hisss! Uplink is the only hacking game!
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Postby Rkiver » Sat Feb 26, 2005 1:10 pm

Strange how all these other "great" hacking games never get any cover or ranking or release.....could it be because they are truely shit? Why yes I think so.
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Postby Agent Spike » Tue May 17, 2005 5:19 pm

Yeah, it must be soooooooooooooo much better than Uplink because it's obviously got so many great reviews and so many people play it

oh wait... i think its the other way round

EDIT: To summarise - Uplink rules!
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Postby Rkiver » Tue May 17, 2005 9:04 pm

I'd like to quote my original post here to clarify our thoughts on needlessly bumping aged topics.

Rkiver wrote:You sir are as dense as a black hole......stop posting.
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Postby Montyphy » Wed May 18, 2005 11:07 am

But daddy, why can't I poke the dead body in the eye with a stick?

What does the BS in BS Hacker stand for anyway? BullShit?
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Postby Toxic Influx » Tue Jul 05, 2005 3:39 pm

Montyphy wrote:But daddy, why can't I poke the dead body in the eye with a stick?

What does the BS in BS Hacker stand for anyway? BullShit?


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Postby Montyphy » Tue Jul 12, 2005 11:46 am

It was kind of a rhetorial question but nevermind.

Btw, are you sure that's what it stands for? Kind of thought it stood for "Blue Sky".
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Postby shui » Tue Oct 10, 2006 9:21 pm

There are two reasons Uplink is more popular than better hacking games:
1. GUI
2. the tutorial doesn't utterly suck
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Postby Rkiver » Wed Oct 11, 2006 10:07 am

Rkiver wrote:I'd like to quote my original post here to clarify our thoughts on needlessly bumping aged topics.

Rkiver wrote:You sir are as dense as a black hole......stop posting.


Once again....
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Postby Nameless_ » Tue Feb 27, 2007 7:02 pm

Despite the fact that TC is an idiot, he's right, Blue Sky is pretty fun, albeit rough around the edges production wise.

A lot more immersive, even if it is still sensationalised. Crackinga bank for example goes something like this:

scan bank-blah.atm

Set up bounces

crack bank-blah.atm

Wait

decrypt bank-blah.atm

connect bank-blah.atm

transfer 5000

Wait 3 mins for transfer to complete

Killtrace and logout before traced.

Everything is a lot more realistically slow, but still very tense, and you can abort things like cracks and encryption key decryptions if the trace is coming for you, plus you do most of the hacking before connecting, so you get to relax and think between stages instead of rushing, although several stages have their own seperate trace.

Lots of fun, well suited to modding, and in depth mission style, not too hard like you'd expect a console based game to be either. Just don't expect a thriving community.

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