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Thief: The Dark Project (Windows)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
91
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4.1
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Written by  :  OlSkool_Gamer (99)
Written on  :  Mar 29, 2004
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Summary

Original & fun.

The Good

I bought this game without even playing it first, I was reading about it for months and was pleasantly satisfied with it. I'm sure most would agree, this game broke some ground on improving NPC's A.I. and implementing the use of light and darkness in the game. It was something me and my friends hadn't really seen before. This backed up by beautiful textures and a smooth running game engine, this game was definitely in a class of its own. Eavesdropping on guards, knockin' people unconscious, hiding dead bodies around castle basements trying to cover your tracks.... just a sweet game. I love the use of the bow and the various types of arrows you can buy....

The Bad

I can't think of anything bad about this game... im not being biased, I seriously can't think of anything worth complaining about..maybe in a way, I thought it could maybe use more items and a different way of buying the items. Also maybe not as linear....stages get kinda boring.. I think it would have better if it would have been a large world you could wander freely and explore...

The Bottom Line

Original...very original, It definitely broke some ground on certain areas of PC gaming.