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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Unauthorized Hacks

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Hacking has been around since early pre-alpha 2013, and while the early Alpha releases have dozens of commands you can use to achieve various effects, I’ve always considered the system a work in progress. There are more things that can be hacked, a few tweaks and changes to expect, and furthermore there are three major […]

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Garrisons

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Last time we looked at what happens when you use the Unlock hack on a Garrison Access machine. Now about that rabbit hole… SPOILER WARNING: This post is going to be absolutely full of spoilers. There are so many details to the implementation of this feature that tip-toeing around them would be annoying and not […]

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Garrison Access

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Nearly two years ago, five machines were added to the game, forming the core interactive environmental feature in the world of Cogmind. Since then we’ve seen the addition of a few more environment-based elements in the form of non-interactive machines and traps, but no more hackable installations. Introducing: the Garrison Access point! Background Locating exits […]

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