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Re: [vox] Cool Linux/Windows game
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Re: [vox] Cool Linux/Windows game

i was thinking of getting this when i saw the announcement on
linuxgames.  i'll take this as a rave review and get it.  i always
wanted to write a game like this...

thanks for review!


begin Micah Cowan <micah@cowanbox.com> 
> Here's a game called Uplink; runs on both Windows and Linux (but only
> one at a time ;) ).  You can get a free demo.
> It's a creative game where you play the role of a 'Net cracker and
> employ your skills in industrial espionage and records sabotage.  It's
> pretty addictive.  Only problem, the demo kicks you off *just* when
> you're getting somewhere! :(  (Which actually is a great marketing
> technique.  I had my wallet out in 5 secs).
> For a game, it's reasonably realistic, but doesn't get into the
> details of the real thing - it's more script-kiddie-style, really,
> since you're basically just downloading tools and employing them.
> Also, IP addresses are sometimes something like 64.558.294.13, which
> is obvioously an impossible address (OTOH, maybe it prevents people
> trying their newfound "skillz" on real addresses :) )
> Anyway, here it is:
>   http://www.introversion.co.uk/
> Micah

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