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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About Thief 3 Sneaky Upgrade with 1 comment by snobel on Mar 15th, 2015

(Note: Don't download this, it's been superseded by the release.)

Thief 3 has an original bug where, if the Windows font size is made larger, the mouse cursor will become invisible. The mouse is still functional, you just can't see where you are. If the cursor image is visible it is stuck in the middle of the screen.


If you can, please test this build, which has a fix for this bug. Revert the font size if you changed it, verify that the issue is back and then install this pre-release. You should then have a working cursor, which has a white pixel at the tip to show that the fix is active.

Feedback from people with Windows XP and/or slow graphics cards is especially valuable: An old XP laptop I tried it on needed the fix even at the Normal (96 DPI) font setting. The fix worked, but the cursor was flickering a lot.

Sneaky Upgrade Standard Edition (pre-release)

Thanks in advance!

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leilei Nov 10 2006, 2:35pm says:

Wikipedia is not the official website.

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DaveW Nov 10 2006, 10:37am says:

Who wrote the description? I wasn't aware Eidos had licensed another one.

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Undying_Zombie Jan 31 2007, 8:10pm says:

This is a real game tho as I have borrowed it from a friend.. Great game.

Now if I ever seen this one creature that you will encounter in this game... ( IE if I see it in real life ) I would most likly run away but get caught :P ( You will know what I mean when you see it, but you might think I am talking about one thing at first till later in the game )

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Thief: Deadly Shadows
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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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