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1 hour ago, chakkman said:

But... wouldn't "Thief Deadlier Shadow" be a bit unoriginal? :D

Frankly, The Dark Mod is as good and close as it gets for me.

Yeah, I was kind of joking about it. Although I found some people take the idea very serious.. 😉

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On 5/22/2022 at 12:56 PM, JackFarmer said:

Interesting thought.

Personally I think Thief is done, there was a trilogy. If someone makes a new thief, just make a new game, with a new story, protagonist and possibly gameplay. Thief fans that only want pure Thief gameplay, can just play TDM. Not to say this is the only thing TDM has to offer.

Theoretically it would be really nice to see a remaster of the 3 Thief games as one Thief game,

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with an optional city hub between all and full mod support, where you can plant your missions inside the city hub (this means 3 separate game-mode's), just some personal ideas

but I think it's either not going to happen, or if it is, it will not be perfect. Putting these Thief games in a new engine, will alter gameplay, for the good, but possibly also for the bad. We've seen it before..

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If you don't have hopes for this particular engine to deliver a Thief game for you, then there is a very similar engine in development, that I stumbled across, called Delightfyl: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvdgY_EATxvWNjeLYKeFVuA/videos

...or at least I think it's a standalone engine. It looks a bit different, but maybe it's just a mod of this engine.

Anyway, my point is that it's not beyond of possibility for very few people to come together and produce a full Thief-like game. "Nature will find a way."

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No that is just based on Unreal Engine (4 or 5):

 

On 5/25/2022 at 12:19 AM, Nort said:

Anyway, my point is that it's not beyond of possibility for very few people to come together and produce a full Thief-like game. "Nature will find a way."

On 5/25/2022 at 12:00 AM, datiswous said:

If someone makes a new thief, just make a new game, with a new story, protagonist and possibly gameplay.

I already said it, just don't make it official Thief, that raises expectations too high. Also, it's probably better of with indie devs.

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On 5/20/2022 at 4:09 PM, jaxa said:

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Embracer CEO Sees Great Potential for Legacy of Kain Remakes/Remasters/Spin-Offs

 

If they do a remake of Soul Reaver, I hope they include the content that didn't make it in the original due to time issues. There's a guy on YT that went through all that content and would make the game even better. A 3rd person version of the first Blood Omen would also be great.

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