As stated, Hack Grid is a hacking themed puzzle game. Also a love letter to the retro charm of DOS gaming. Doing so both in visuals and audio. Letting players dive back into the 80’s and become a hacker.
Each piece is unique, and also has its own set of rules. Some move, some change color, some absorb other pieces. While and others can become obstacles and get in your way. In Hack Grid it’s up to you to solve each grid’s puzzle. Similarly, you have to move the pieces until there’s only one left on the board. Including some old-school audio.
Hack Grid – Steam Release Trailer
Hack Grid emulates the iconic Sound Blaster 16 audio that almost all DOS games are known for. Which is more of a casual puzzle game that harkens back to the early days of gaming. Similarly, some of the pieces in the game look similar to mahjong. The gameplay certainly looks like something you might play when waiting on hold. You know, if you’re at your PC.
- 60 levels with increasing difficulty
- Speedrun mode with built-in timer
- In-game jukebox. Choose which songs from the retro soundtrack you want to hear.
- Colorblind support
- Mouse only controls, with re-bindable hotkeys
- Not a fan of the CRT-look in Hack Grid? Turn it off!
- 8 languages available (Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Hindi, Russian and Spanish)
So, can you become a master hacker? It’s time to find out! Just remember – only one piece must remain. Therefore you might find the gameplay similar to Mahjong. Furthermore you will find similarities to some old school chess like board games.
Hack Grid hacking themed puzzle game is available now. Also priced at only $1.99 USD but comes with an 15% discount until March 5th. Which releases on both Steam and Itch.io. With support in Linux gaming, Mac and Windows PC.