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Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches

This French Website offers new unofficial patches for Thief 2 and System Shock 2, updating these Looking Glass classics to version 1.19 and 2.4, respectively. As noted on Kotaku, these patches allow each game to be played on modern systems in high resolution, though of course, use of homebrew patches is done at one's own risk. In other unofficial update news, Kotaku also notes a the release of Complex version 8.2.4, a mod that likewise modernizes the space-based strategy of Homeworld 2. Thanks nin.

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26. Re: Thief 2, System Shock 2, and Homeworld 2 Unofficial Patches Sep 26, 2012, 17:26 nin
 
Beelzebud wrote on Sep 26, 2012, 15:56:
I wonder who in the hell made these. It had to have been someone that used to work at Looking Glass. I installed System Shock 2, and am quite stunned how how nice this patch is for it. 1920x1080, and it's playing great. I know what I'm doing this weekend.

The rumor on the TTLG forums is this was related to an apparent Thief 2 source code leak a few years ago. It's not know if it (this patch, not the leak) was one of the people who originally worked on the game doing a little moonlighting (and thus, the anonymous release), or an accomplished person outside the group.

Either way, if they're somehow reading this, THANK YOU!

 
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