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Hi guys.

I was a huge Thief fan back in the day. I loved the setting and the fact that your character was not a really good fighter face to face.
The game made you focus on concealment and surprise attacks from the back. None on this running straight at your foe swinging away
like some crazy guy. You had to be sneaky sneaky, and I loved that. Shooting water arrows to turn out torches. Learning guards patrol paths and timing a sneaky move to get around them. That was so much fun.

Is there a game out today with more modern graphics that is similar?
Please let me know.

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post #2 of 23
Off the top of my head....

Splinter cell, MGS 3, sniper elite v2,

Oh... the whole thief series... all 3..
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Sounds like Dishonored could be for you
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Others may disagree with me, but I would say this could be accomplished (to some extent) by building a character in Skyrim to be stealthy.
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post #5 of 23
I wouldnt touch anything in the Theif series after the first one.

The MGS Series(Less so with MGS4), Dishonored to a certain extent, Deus Ex, and Deus Ex Human Revolution(Invisible war was a joke), Earlier Splinter Cell games to a degree.

Cant think of anyting else right now.
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Thanks guys.
See for me the problem with skyrim is that the sneaky part of the game is under developed.
Sneaking is not effected by light sources. Only by how fast you are moving and what type of armor you're using and your sneaking skill level. That is really not enough. Thief had all these things plus light levels and walking surfaces being loud or not. Plus in skyrim you can always have at least a 50% chance of just hacking your way out of a bad situation. Skyrim is really not up to par with thief on the sneaking front unfortunately.
But this splinter cell sounds interesting. Is it a modern setting or old world?

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Splinter Cell is modern world and definitely focuses on stealth for most of all the games, although there are parts that you simply have to just spray bullets. Lighting is a big part of hiding in the game as well as air ducts, climbing pipes, buildings, etc. They are definitely satisfying games though, worth playing for sure!
 
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Doom 3 - The Dark Mod should be alike (haven't tried it yet, it's on my to play list)
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What is MGS?

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