Retrospective: Thief: The Dark Project

Thief the dark project

By the mid-’90s the PC seemed to have forged two paths for firstperson games: one was the path of Dungeons & Dragons-inspired RPGs, and the other was the path of adrenaline-rush shooters. But Looking Glass’s Thief: The Dark Project took another route – that of sneaking, silence, shadows, and stealth. Thief was such a powerful… Continue reading

The Making Of: System Shock 2

The Making Of: System Shock 2

An inexperienced team working on the sequel to one of the most respected games in PC history. It sounds like a recipe for horror. And it was – but in a good way.