|256 Shades of Hats|
|Name||256 Shades of Hats|
|Logo||From a pixelated background of grey digital noise emerges a shadowy screaming skull, reminiscent of 90s hacker graphics and the Lizard Squad / Sony hack. However, seen close up, every pixel contains a dollar sign implying that these are not politically motivated but are mercenary in nature. The logotype at the bottom is in the classic OCR credit card font, and the stencilled logotype at the top is an angular futuristic high-readibility stencil that shows some spray paint spatter.|
256 Shades of Hats
This is a shadowy corporate entity with unknown sponsors, notorious for its illegal hacking activities. They are extremely difficult to start dealing with, and since every other megacorporation hates them, advertising for them can be deadly to your reputation. However, they do offer some unique rewards.
This megacorp is extremely well off, having 5x the average funds of other megacorps at the start, and paying twice the average salary to their employees.
This megacorp holds the monopoly in hacking throughout the city.
This megacorp provides the following special services, which are available when selecting their headquarters in cyberspace:
- Hack a megacorp
- Pay 256SOH to hack another megacorp for you. This is a complex action that erases the other megacorp's reputation records, as well as damaging their success and performance, and reducing their funds - use with care! The cost is dependent on the other megacorporation's net worth, and becomes cheaper if the player owns 256SOH.
This megacorp feels warmly towards the following corporations:
- The Transhumanic League: +1 rep
This megacorp has a competitive relationship with the following corporations:
- None (although they are hated by most other megacorps).
This megacorp won't become a client for your advertising until you've unlocked the following technologies:
- Sexytime Ads
This megacorp knows the following technologies, which the player can unlock by getting a sufficiently high reputation with the megacorp, or by way of a hostile takeover: