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Hi all, trying to enjoy this game but the game is freezing about 20 minutes in and I have to reset my pc, has anyone had this issue? All my other games work fine, maybe a sli issue?
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Folk saying a couple of pages back that older games are better than their modern version - absolute bollocks that is. Games now are the best they have ever been

Typical from someone who never really played the classics. The original Thief games were far more expansive, versatile, and unique in just about every way. AI was even more unpredictable back then and the originals had more gameplay features.

What makes the new one better? All they did was take away good things, scale it down, and not add anything back except graphics. It's good for casuals, sure. Good for more hardcore, more demanding gamers? Good for people who want a more diverse challenge that involves thinking, for those who want more complex gameplay, for those who want more tools and more ways to complete objectives, for those who want freedom within the game world, and for those who want a longer lasting game? The new one is a disappointment for these people, it's not even up for debate that Thief does less for such people and caters more to modern day casuals, just like 99% of the games/sequels today. Anyone who thinks otherwise is truly blind and delusional, and is not accepting Thief for the lesser game that it is (contrary to what they claim).

So you launched Thief Gold and couldn't deal with the graphics, so it's a worse game lol. Thief Gold was made for PC gamers who have high standards and want a challenge, the new Thief is designed for teenage console gamers. Every redesigned/removed gameplay aspect and the miniaturized scale make this blatantly obvious.
Edited by boredgunner - 3/3/14 at 10:41am
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Typical from someone who never really played the classics. The original Thief games were far more expansive, versatile, and unique in just about every way. AI was even more unpredictable back then and the originals had more gameplay features.

What makes the new one better? All they did was take away good things, scale it down, and not add anything back except graphics. It's good for casuals, sure. Good for more hardcore, more demanding gamers? Good for people who want a more diverse challenge that involves thinking, for those who want more complex gameplay, for those who want more tools and more ways to complete objectives, for those who want freedom within the game world, and for those who want a longer lasting game? The new one is a disappointment for these people, it's not even up for debate that Thief does less for such people and caters more to modern day casuals, just like 99% of the games/sequels today. Anyone who thinks otherwise is truly blind and delusional, and is not accepting Thief for the lesser game that it is (contrary to what they claim).

So you launched Thief Gold and couldn't deal with the graphics, so it's a worse game lol. Thief Gold was made for PC gamers who have high standards and want a challenge, the new Thief is designed for teenage console gamers. Every redesigned/removed gameplay aspect and the miniaturized scale make this blatantly obvious.

You sound like a fun guy to be around...
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Thief Gold hard? The old AI unpredictable? Are you serious?
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Thief Gold hard? The old AI unpredictable? Are you serious?

Hard in comparison to the new one, in many ways (difficulty isn't just how quickly AI senses and kills you). AI is more mobile compared to the new one.
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Hello

Is anyone here the Thief plays with HD7970 Crossfire.

I have waited so long for the game and AMD release notes for 14.2 and Eidos / SquareEnix thief notes it is said that crossfire works.

But I find in CCC 14.2 no Thief profile and the game will only run on a GPU.
I play the prolog in 1080p and i realy like that game.The FX8350 performs realy well with thief.
But I would like to play in 1600p with full SSAA suport and for that I need the crossfire.

Would be great if someone could tell me what to do so.
Where is the problem, do i something wrong?
Is the 7970 the Problem or what.I have the crossfire for over one jear now and this is the first time
that crossfire dosent work with a new game.
But this is a AMD elvolved game and should be a PR for mantle.Whats wrong????????????????

If in this thread already have been talked about, then I'm sorry but I have not found it.

regards

P.S:Sorry for my english
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What if you go into game settings (in CCC) and add a new profile for thief.exe (64bit if you run it) then at bottom (make sure youve clicked theif beforehand) enable Crossfire, optimize 1x1 (or default)
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Iam testing for 3 days now..........

with profile, without profile,AFR friendly......deinstall driver, use amd cleanup utility ect ect.
Nothing crossfire works with all games and aplication but not with Thief.

And i wondering that i cant find a profile when i add thief in ccc and go to AMD Crossfire use "Voreingesteltes AMD Profil verwenden"(sorry i dont now how they named in english).

The only that i dont testet is 1x1................

So i test this..........
post #259 of 406
i get about 60fps with everything maxed out with msaa off with the difficulty set to the highest the AI is too easy after the first 2 hours of playing i got bored i hope there will be a patch that fixes that because it doesn't even seem like the AI gets any harder when switching difficulty other then that the game runs smooth i wouldn't call a thief game because its not in anyway like the others in the series buts its a pretty nice game mostly just wish the difficulty was a little bit harder and lock picking was harder which way too simple smile.gif
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i get about 60fps with everything maxed out with msaa off with the difficulty set to the highest the AI is too easy after the first 2 hours of playing i got bored i hope there will be a patch that fixes that because it doesn't even seem like the AI gets any harder when switching difficulty other then that the game runs smooth i wouldn't call a thief game because its not in anyway like the others in the series buts its a pretty nice game mostly just wish the difficulty was a little bit harder and lock picking was harder which way too simple smile.gif

Yeah I am surprised by the performance complaints. My PC isn't spectacular by today's standards, yet with everything maxed and with SSAA on high I was getting 60 FPS at 1080p. That's damn good optimization considering how good the game looks. I can't run 2x SSAA in any other game that looks this good and get 60 FPS.

Thief does have one core resemblance to the old ones, at least as far as I can tell: you can go through the entire game without killing anyone. This alone doesn't make it a good Thief game though, that's what people don't understand. You can go through all of Dishonored without killing anyone, but it's no Thief. I agree about lockpicking, I like how The Dark Mod did it (similar to the first one but a bit more complex).
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