Questions tagged [thief]

A 2014 stealth game, developed by Eidos Montreal, for the PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The game is a reboot of the original Thief series and is about stealing items while avoiding detection.

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Bug: Pressing E, but cannot pry window open

I noticed this bug for the side-mission "Check, Mate", which involves breaking into Archie Maxwell's house in Mourningside. I'm prompted to hold E if I want to open the window, and then to tap E ...
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No Audio During Cutscenes

During cutscenes when Erin is supposed to be talking, there is no sound. I have tried reinstalling the game, changing language packs, adjusting speaker setup, I have music turned on, and I don't have ...
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Is the ending of Thief (2014) fixed regardless of player actions?

Earlier this year, I finished Thief(2014), after judicious use of cheating to give me extra of everything. Because I had so many arrows etc, I ended up just shooting all of the enemies with lethal ...
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How to start Thief (2014) 64bit with Mantle enabled?

I've recently got Thief (2014 version, on Steam) and I got a pc that can run 64bit executables and use the AMD Mantle technology but if I try to start the game without the 32bit mode I just get a ...
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Thief: Why are the edges of my screen darkened?

So, I picked up an inexpensive copy of Thief and finally getting around to playing it. While I'm playing, the edges and corners of my screen have a darkened overlay on them. Why does the game do this? ...
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How do I get back to chapters after doing side missions in Thief?

I decided to talk to a random guy in a tavern just before starting Chapter 5, and he gave me a mission to steal a skull. After completing this, I got put back into the city with no waypoint marker (...
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How to use the wire cutter tool?

How do you use the wire cutter tool? I use Focus and see the wires, but when I approach them, there's no prompt to cut them. I figured they'd work the same as the wrench, which gets used ...
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Thief: Beauty Within quest: how to enter the building for the quest?

I just started playing Thief on the PS3 and got the quest Beauty Within to steal the hand mirror for Basso. The map shows the target in Stonemarket, in a building beside the clock tower, and I've ...
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How do I get past the guard and servant undetected?

I'm in Eastwick's Grand House trying to get past a room with a patrolling guard and a servant, who are having a conversation. On the other side of the room is a secret entrance in the form of a ...
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How do I get 12 kills/knockouts on the Moira Asylum level?

In Chapter 5, aka, the Moira Asylum level, how do I complete the optional predator objective of obtaining 12 kills? There are a grand total of 11 killable mobs in the whole level. Is there a secret ...
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Can I go back to get unique loot?

I just finished the first mission (Lockdown), and was disappointed to see that I'd only found 2/4 unique loot items. Will I get the opportunity to go back later to find it, or do I have to restart/...
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How do I get rid of a guard stuck by the door without killing him or taking him down?

I'm currently doing the last mission for Vittori, where I have to rescue someone. Playing on Master difficulty It didn't take long for me to reach a room with a safe and a guard standing right in ...
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How can I steal the automaton's voice box without being seen, or catching an arrow to the knee?

One of the side missions has you steal the voice box for the metal man, but the safe with the voice box in it is trapped. It would seem that the only way to disable the trap lies in going to the top ...
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What does it mean to be detected or raise suspicion in Thief?

A couple of times now people have asked in comments what exactly counts as "raising suspicion", or being "detected" etc. Since no one has actually posted it as a question... What are the different ...
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What's the “Super feature”?

I just bought Thief for PS4 and installed the first update. Curious about what the first update includes, this is what I saw1: Following features are added: - Super feature - Bug fixes - ...
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What's the disadvantage of not completing bonus objectives?

The first mission in Thief has a bonus objective "headshot 10 threats", but as a veteran Thief player killing random guards is completely unacceptable. Will I miss anything important by not completing ...
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Is there a way to restart the mission in Thief?

I'm currently in the first Thief mission right after the prologue. My only savegame is after I was caught once, so the bonus objective is marked as failed. Since I played maybe 5 minutes of the ...
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Can you turn off the light bar detection feedback?

In Thief on Playstation 4, the controller's light bar lights up heavily when the player moves into light. I find this very annoying. Is there any way to turn off this feedback? I know that the ...
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“Moral Victory” Trophy Prologue Knockout

There is a trophy/achievement in Thief called "Moral Victory" with the description "Finish the game without a single kill or knockout". Does the tutorial knockout in the prologue not count towards ...
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Unable to start Bank Heist

I am trying to start the Bank Heist mission in Thief. I go to the gate where you start the mission. I enter it and it loads. When it's done loading, I am back at the same gate as if the mission was ...
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Is it possible to finish the Bank Heist without the wire cutters

I decided to do the Bank Heist mission while still in Chapter 1, so the wire cutters are not available yet. In the vault there is a puzzle to access the final loot. I think I have figured out how to ...
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What is “Playstyle”?

I just completed the first chapter, and was greeted with a screen similar to this, declaring my playstyle to have been that of an "opportunist": The screenshot is actually from the statistics page in ...