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Lord Bafford and his bodyguard

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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

dark narrative - humorous guards of the thief world (featured image)

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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

dark narrative- alien among monsters - featured image

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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

the korrigans - pineapple guard (featured image)

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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

scarlet cascabel - burrick story, featured image

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So many given scenes in the City tell a story.

dark narrative, thieves' guild entry - featured image

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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

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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

Thief III - Seaside Manor screenshot

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

thief - opera house, performance hall, featured image

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Buildings ooze feeling.

dark narrative - a seminary and a crypt - featured image

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

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Far from the comfy abodes of the wealthy and the familiar hum of civilization, haunted crypts and dead cities lie.

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I’ve always been curious to see how the rich and powerful really live, especially those whose riches and power are built off crime.

thief 2, shipping...and receiving - briefing screen capture

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Sometimes you pick up on stories you never intended to.

lord bafford's manor, briefing image - guards at gate

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"Lord Bafford’s Manor" is the starting point for all the Thief adventures.