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Re: [vox] Cool Linux/Windows game

There was a review on Slashdot a few weeks ago and I believe on linuxplanet too.


On Thu, 10 January 2002, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> 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!
> pete
> 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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