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Thief Gold is a reissue of the game, Thief: The Dark Project, updated to version 1.37. Thief Gold includes three entirely new campaign missions which deepen the plot and provide new challenges, as well as five new types of enemies to overcome. Some of the original Thief levels have had minor modifications, to include bugfixes, small design changes and the new enemies.

Thief Gold also includes a bonus "Behind the scenes at Looking Glass Studios" footage and DromED, a level editor for Thief.


Thief: Gold Windows In the original game, only 2 levels existed for 4 runes. In Thief Gold, each rune has it's own level.
Thief: Gold Windows It's not a vacation island for Garrett to get away to, just something strange inside the water tower
Thief: Gold Windows An Air spell being cast. Other mages have magic belonging to Earth, Water and Fire.
Thief: Gold Windows The secretive mages are introduced in Thief Gold

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Alternate Titles

  • "Dark Project: Der Meisterdieb - Directors Cut" -- German title

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User Reviews

A revolution-in-a-box yet to be matched. Ola Sverre Bauge (241) 4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars
A masterfully paced, artistic achievement with a great underlying paradox worldwideweird (54) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Gems such as this are stupidly rare HandofShadow (55) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
Hmmmm, must have been the rats Terrence Bosky (5463) 4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars
Stealing stuff is fun Longwalker (768) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Just Adventure 2000 A+ 100
Game Vortex 1999 100 out of 100 100
PC Games (Germany) Oct, 1999 1 out of 6 100
Gamer's Pulse 1999 95 out of 100 95
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dec 14, 1999 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Computer Games Magazine Nov 24, 1999 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90 (UK) Nov 20, 1999 9 out of 10 90
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 2000 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 1999 86 out of 100 86
Techtite 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80


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Kate Jones (480) added Thief: Gold (Windows) on May 03, 2000