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Love stealth games? How about hacking games? Off Grid [Official Site] has them both and the latest teaser has certainly captured my interest.

I haven't actually been following it closely, something I aim to fix as it seems like a game I would enjoy. The developer has been testing Linux early-on in the development of it too, with them sharing a shot of it running on Linux back in 2016. They've recently put up a new gameplay teaser and they re-confirmed to me that Linux will indeed be a same-day release—heck, their Tweet even has a "#linuxgames" tag in it.

Anyway, less rambling more showing:

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Here's what the game will feature:

  • Stealth and hacking gameplay based on use of data and environments rather than weapons and combat
  • Hack into lifelike simulated networks and data with realistic hacking techniques and tools including SSH, sidejacking, and social engineering of the AI
  • Contemporary storyline and missions related to real-world events surrounding data privacy and mass surveillance
  • Fully moddable content encouraging players to create new and interesting levels, whether complete fantasy or mimicking hacking in the real world around them
  • Outstanding audio and original soundtrack from Jonas Jensen and Lyndon Holland, the BAFTA-winning composer from the game Virginia

You can follow it on Steam. It's due out in "Early 2019".

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kf 18 April 2018 at 2:33 pm UTC
Is that Richard Stallmans voice in the trailer?
TheSHEEEP 18 April 2018 at 2:33 pm UTC
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I'm not usually too much into stealth games, but this one seems interesting.
Fairly unique.
Stupendous Man 18 April 2018 at 2:48 pm UTC
Looks interesting, though I didn't know ssh was a 'hacking tool' :-p
Nevertheless 18 April 2018 at 3:13 pm UTC
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Does it support Kali Linux?
Cyril 18 April 2018 at 5:56 pm UTC
kfIs that Richard Stallmans voice in the trailer?

Yeah, i'm sure it is!
RTheren 18 April 2018 at 8:27 pm UTC
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If the hacking will be something like Hacknet or more realistic, It's gonna be instabuy
Stupendous Man 18 April 2018 at 9:15 pm UTC
I just checked the recommended Linux hardware requirements:

"""RECOMMENDED:
OS: RISC architecture is gonna change everything
Processor: P6 chip. Triple the speed of the Pentium
Graphics: 3Dfx Voodoo capable GFX card
Sound Card: The Sound Blaster 1.0 ( "Killer Kard")
Additional Notes: 28.8 KBPS Modem"""

I'm totally going to play it on my raspberry pi! :-D
elmapul 19 April 2018 at 2:51 am UTC
take a look at the minimum requirements
for the windows and mac versions, you need 6GB of ram, 6GB of HD space
for the linux version, you need 16MB of ram, 100MB of HD space...

what is that? an game runing in a virtual machine?

LOL look the recomended requirements


Last edited by elmapul on 19 April 2018 at 2:54 am UTC
Nevertheless 19 April 2018 at 4:38 am UTC
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elmapultake a look at the minimum requirements
for the windows and mac versions, you need 6GB of ram, 6GB of HD space
for the linux version, you need 16MB of ram, 100MB of HD space...

what is that? an game runing in a virtual machine?

LOL look the recomended requirements

I love it already!
richmetson 20 April 2018 at 1:23 pm UTC
kfIs that Richard Stallmans voice in the trailer?

Nah it's Eben Moglen, from a talk I saw him give at INET NY some years back, dude's a bit of a legend IMO

This is the original if you want to hear his full piece:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KH9zfIo0mrg
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