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Thief: The Dark Project

Original & Gold editions

Application Details:

Version: 1.0-1.33
License: Retail
URL: http://www.eidosinteractive.co...
Votes: 4
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.23

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Test Results

Old test results
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Selected Test Results

What works

Menu, changing resolution and controls

What does not

The game itself, brightness changing, map annotating. You can enter into a stage but its likely that the game freezes even when applying a fix to only make it detect one core.

Workarounds

Copying files to disc, then using a No-CD patch to remove CD checking (the game does not stream music or files from disc)

What was not tested

Controller support, the 1.33 patch.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentmacOS 12 "Monterey"Feb 16 20226.23No, but has workaround Yes YesGarbageJohn Doe 
ShowopenSUSE Leap 15.3Oct 26 20216.20-stagingN/A Yes NoSilverBen Suttor 
ShowPop!_OS 20.10Feb 10 20216.2-stagingYes Yes YesGoldDylan 
ShowFuntoo Linux AMD64Jul 11 20172.10-stagingYes Yes PlatinumAnonymous Anonymous 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Feb 07 20172.1Yes Yes PlatinumP. Neidhardt 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
7585 Thief: the dark project hangs on 'esc' keypress in game if X in 24bpp mode NEW View
52004 Thief Gold and Thief II, NewDark engine, mouse lag UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

Hardware compatibility

Thief is an old game that will have problems on modern hardware, Windows or Wine. Therefore you must install TFix to run the game.

TFix might prompt a warning on language settings for the GOG version: you can safely ignore it.

Installation

Original setup

  • Launch it with `wine setup.exe -lgntforce` to bypass the DirectX limitation warning.
  • The Intel video codecs proposed at the end of the installation ("iv5codecs.exe") are no longer necessary with recent versions of Wine.
  • Copy the THIEF/MOVIES folder from the disc to the game installation folder in order to play the game cutscene without disc.


GOG setup

It may prompt an error message at the end of the process. Do not confirm or it will revert the install. Kill wine instead.

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