Rarely seen and never caught, Garrett is a master thief — the best who ever was. Able to sneak past any guard, pick any lock, and break into the most ingeniously secured residences, he steals from the rich and gives to himself, making a living in the dark and foreboding City. Here crime and corruption are commonplace, wealthy nobles prey on the poor and each other, and magic and machinery coexist uneasily. World-weary and cynical, Garrett wants nothing more than to be left alone to ply his trade. But things never work out that way.

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The Sneaky Upgrade is out. Bugfixes and small improvements. Everyone should update.

A nasty issue, which could cause the game to start windowed or fullscreen at a suboptimal refresh rate, is fixed. Thanks to noblehelm for reporting it.

An installer bug, which would impolitely confuse Italians with an error message and a path selection dialogue is fixed too. Thanks to Linda for reporting this issue. If your game locale is Italian, and you've previously given up on installing the SU, please try again now.

A bug causing weird-looking video on old graphics cards requiring power-of-2 sized textures...

Video bug on an old graphics card

...has been fixed for the original videos, at the expense of the briefing videos looking weird now (but only on this old hardware).

The installer will now by default disable desktop themes on Windows 10. There's some indication this fix is not as effective on Win10 but it's definitely still better than nothing.

Logging is now on the Info level by default, and both the current log file and the backup can be accessed through the start menu. The Windows version is now logged correctly for Win8.1 and Win10.

The in-game brightness setting is broken on Windows 10, with or without this patch. There's currently no fix for this.

The mods are unchanged, so to update an existing install the Standard Edition will do...

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For new installs, get the Fat Edition with the bundled mods...

Sneaky Upgrade Fat Edition

Finally the Editor Edition (for T3 mappers, not players) has been updated to include the new game exe...

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Sneaky Upgrade pre-release

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If you have the issue with a frozen/invisible mouse at large Windows font sizes, then please test this fix.

Thief: Dark Project New Version Enhanced With Unreal Tech

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Hi, this is a conversion of Thief Dark Project original maps ---> to Thief 3, Thief 1 was and is the best game i played ,for this reason i liked give...

Sneaky Upgrade 1.1.5 released

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Classic briefing videos! And Windows XP support is back.

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Sneaky Upgrade released

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Updating the Thief 3 Gold mod to 1.1 (out of beta).

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Unofficial patch for Thief 3: Bugfixes, widescreen support, GUI tweaks, FM loading. No bundled mods in this version.

Texture Pack Cleaner v1.12

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DAFFYDAFFY Dec 17 2013 says:

The saying"they don't make em like this anymore" applies here in spades.

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Selyp Jan 3 2013 says:

If you want to play this game in widescreen check this video - Youtube.com

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brody9311 Dec 17 2010 says:

Good game.

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SteveZombie Oct 15 2010 says:

One of the best games of all time.

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LORDDEREX Oct 2 2009 says:

Going to get thief 3 so fast as i play thro thief 2 The Metal Age.

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ibz Apr 8 2009 says:

This game is really good. I have it, but am still trying to get better at mapping with hl2 to make a good map with thief.I loved this game. First time i playeditwas when i was about 9, (five years ago) and this was the sequel to that game.So sickkk.

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Varsity Apr 8 2009 replied:

Mapping for HL2 is quite different from mapping for Thief. :s

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Ichiman94 Jan 2 2010 replied:

yeah the hl2 uses additive mapping and the unreal uses sbtractive mappping...

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Dragonlord Mar 22 2007 says:

A fun game definitely. Best played by people up for sneaky gameplay that like skulking around in shadows jabbing people from behind. Coming from the same direction as Deus-Ex did you can already estimate what kind of quality and love to details await you in that title.

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Sallycin Nov 10 2006 says:

I didn't know either, I want it now! :)

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Thief: Deadly Shadows
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Ion Storm
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Highest Rated (5 agree) 10/10

Thief 3 is a truly wonderful game. You play as Garret - a master thief who is employed by the keepers (the people who trained him before he went on his own way) to save the city. As Garret, you go about breaking into many places from Cathedrals, Nobleman's houses to haunted houses and Pagan places of worship. There are many ways you can go about to finish your mission, will you go about killing people and using your best equipment to get through a mission? Or will you be a true master thief manoeuvring…

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