|NEW FEATURES ---------------
Thief now supports Creative Labs' "Environmental Audio Extensions" (EAX).
Using reverb, EAX allows the Thief sound engine to play sounds that give the player a
greater sense of space. For example, large rooms will echo more than narrow carpeted
If your sound card supports EAX and you have enabled sound hardware acceleration, Thief
will automatically use EAX. EAX can be disabled from the sound options panel.
- Joystick Support
Thief now allows you to use your joystick to play Thief. By default, joystick is not
enabled. To enable joystick support in Thief, open the file "dark.cfg" in your
Thief directory using a text editing program, such Notepad, and add a line with the text
Mission Skipping: If you're tired of a particular mission, pressing
"Control-Alt-Shift-End" will cause the mission to end and allow you to move on
to the next mission.
Money cheat: You can give yourself loot by adding the line "cash_bonus" to
your "dark.cfg." If set to an integer, its value is added to your loot total for
Starting Mission: You can start the game at a mission other than Lord Bafford's Manor
by putting the line "starting_mission X" in your "dark.cfg," where X
is the mission number to start at. When you select "New Game," you will start at
BUG FIXES -------------
In some rare cases, throwing lots of flash bombs could result in Thief crashing. This
has been fixed.
Thief will now run in hardware with the riva 128 card, provided you download the very
latest drivers from Nvidia.
Murus will now turn to speak to you, when he's talking
You can now bring the high priest to the take out window (the "take-out
window" being slang for the hammer-shaped window where you talk to the hammers in the
The door will not close behind you in the training mission when you go to the
The Cathedral doors in mission 7 now make lockpicking sounds
The servant will now drop his tray in mission 5, when starled.
Miss 5 phase 3 room brushing has been cleaned up. ("Miss 5 phase 3" being the
escape from the "Assassins" mission when pursued by guards).