Dark Narrative: A Throne, A Shrine, and Two Dead Thieves

TR Originals

In Thief, every room could tell a story, and as a thief in the shadows, you enjoy the experience of learning those stories from various objects and characters in the environment.

Dark Narrative: Doofuses, Drunks, and Boneheads – The Humorous Guards of Thief

TR Originals

Thief’s City is not a world of good guys and bad guys. It’s hard to know who is right, if anyone at all. But there are relatable, common people: the guards.

Dark Narrative: Alien Among Monsters

TR Originals

At its heart my Dark Narrative series is a celebration of Thief’s uniqueness. I write with the conviction that this game series, especially the Looking Glass originals, are matchless.

Dark Narrative: Living Backdrops

TR Originals

Within Thief, you are part of an ongoing world. The world does not stop for you—each level isn’t set up for you. You are a piece of it moving about life that keeps happening.

Dark Narrative: Thief's Miniature Scenes - The Sad Tale of a Burrick, and Others

TR Originals

So many given scenes in the City tell a story.

Dark Narrative: Even When It's Bad, It's Good - Defending the Thieves' Guild

TR Originals

Any given game beloved by its fanbase is likely to have an unpopular, love-it-or-vehemently-hate it mission, level, or section. You know, the Water Temples and Xens of the world.

Dark Narrative: Thief's Special Kind of Horror

TR Originals

Horror is an odd kind of entertainment as it takes us away to a place we do not want to be. The indulgence in these unusual experiences is especially popular this time of year.

Dark Narrative: The Sorrow of the Widow Moira

TR Originals

Lords, Sheriffs, and other household heads create the atmosphere of Thief’s manor missions.

Dark Narrative: Phantoms of the Opera

TR Originals

Buildings ooze feeling.

Dark Narrative: A Seminary and a Crypt

TR Originals

Thief fans can puzzle over which of the original titles is better: Thief: The Dark Project or Thief II: The Metal Age.