Thief II: The Metal Age Cheats


  • Skip Level

    During the gameplay,press Ctrl and Alt and Shift and End controls together

    Contributed By: Desert eagle.


  • Avoid ''No-Kill'' Rule

    Throw a weapon such as the Mechanist mace or the Hammerite hammer to kill enemies but avoiding the ''no-kill'' rule at the same time.

    Contributed By: Anonymous.

  • Extra Cash

    Make a save file just before finishing a mission. Complete the mission as usual, and than make another save file in a different save location. Reload the save file that was made before the mission was finish. Complete the mission again. Your money count is now double of what it should be. Repeat this if you choose so.

    Contributed By: coldhunter.

Easter Eggs

  • Dancing Zombies

    In the 3rd mission ''Framed'', throw a scouting orb over the wall just next to your starting posistion to see the dancing zombie easter egg.

    Contributed By: Anonymous.

  • Developer Quotes

    Get to the final mission, Sabotage at Soulforge.

    To get the quotes, you need to get 5 Combat bot boilers and 5 steel plates.

    To get the boilers, you need to disable 5 Combat bots and bash them until they break apart. Steel plates can be found in the various storage rooms.

    Get to the Rolling machine in Bay A and put in 1 boiler and 1 steel plate then active the machine. Do this for each of the five pairs. After the last pair has been placed and rolled, the scroll containing the developer quotes will appear at the end of the machine.

    Contributed By: Anonymous.

  • Mission 2 Easter Egg

    Get to the 2nd mission, Shipping... And Receiving.

    Get to the code input room on the 2nd floor of the Building A. It's near the vice president's room. Input the code 7002 and read the scroll in Lord Porter's room on the 2nd floor of his warehouse.

    To gain access the 2nd floor of Lord Porter's warehouse, you need to fire a broadhead arrow into the elevator buttons.

    Contributed By: Anonymous.


  • Developer's Quotes

    Go to your Thief 2 Directory.
    Enter the RES folder, then find the file "books.crf".
    Open it using WinZip or another ZIP tool.
    Inside books.crf, enter the "english" directory and find the file "M16B66.str".
    Open the file using the Wordpad or any other word editing tool.


    Contributed By: shadowfalconm16.

  • Extra Cash

    Open up the file ''dark.cfg'' in the Thief II folder with notepad and add this line at the bottom.

    cash_ bonus X

    Just replace the X with any amount you want and you will start with that amount of cash when you're at the equipment purchasing menu.

    Contributed By: Anonymous.

  • File Editing Cheats

    These cheats involve editing a game file, so create a backup copy of the file before trying the cheats. Use a text editor (Wordpad, Notepad) to edit the ''user.cfg'' file in the Thief 2 directory.

    Get away with murder:
    Enter ''cheats_active'' on a new line, then enter ''nokillgoalcheat'' on the next line. You can now kill people even if the goals tell you not to.

    All locks unlocked:
    Enter ''cheats_active'' on a new line, then enter ''lockcheat'' on the next line. Almost all locked locks will be unlocked.

    Expert mode:
    Enter ''cheats_active'' on a new line, the enter one or more the following lines after it. (I'm not entirely sure about these three cheats effects).

    FailOnSee - If an enemy sees you you will fail the mission.
    FailOnKO - If you knock out an enemy you will fail the mission.
    FailOnKill - If you kill an enemy you will fail the mission.

    Contributed By: call me peppi.

  • No Fall Damage

    When falling from a high point in which you can take damage, simply press the Escape key before landing. You might hear your character grunt, but he will not have taken damage.

    Contributed By: Diamond Dragon.

Thief: Deadly Shadows Cheats


  • Invulnerability, and blind guards

    This requires a bit of code editing, so do the smart thing and BACK UP YOUR FILE.

    Now, that being said, you'll want to find the Thief 3 directory and go to the System Folder. (Default is: C:\Program Files\Thief - Deadly Shadows\System). Look for default.cfg. Open up this file in your normal text editor and look for this:

    -- THIEF 3

    AI visual acuity multiplier - how well AIs can see

    AI auditory acuity multiplier - how well AIs can hear

    AI tactile acuity multiplier - how well AIs can feel

    AI hitpoints multiplier - all AI starting hitpoints will be scaled by this

    AI combat speed multiplier - all AI combat animations are scaled by this

    AI-to-player damage multiplier - all damage applied to the player by the AI is scaled by this

    The higher the number, the better they see, the harder they hit, faster they are, etc. Edit the numbers to your liking, start a new game and enjoy.

    Contributed By: Acratin.

Thief: The Dark Project Cheats


  • Level skip code

    This trick requires the v1.33 patch. Press [Ctrl] and [Alt] and [Shift] and [End] together during game play.

    Contributed By: Desert eagle.


  • Basketball Court

    Start a New Game and set the Training difficulty to 'Expert'. Play through Training as usual until you get to the part where you fight against the guard. Fight him until he starts to walk away. Quickly run to the table, get the key, and follow the guard. If you take too long, the iron bars will shut behind him and you'll have to restart training.

    Once back in the room where the guard comes out from, you'll see a locked grey door. Use the key on it, and you'll be in a basketball court. There's a basketball on the floor that you can throw around, and you can try to make it in one of the hoops. At the far end of the room, there's a bedroll that you can pick up that contains humorous quotes from the Thief production staff.

    Contributed By: PandemoniaChick.

  • Cash/Level cheat

    These two cheats require the v1.33 patch. First find the dark.cfg file in your Thief directory. Create a backup file of it, because you have to edit it. Open the dark.cfg file with a text editor (Wordpad, Notepad).

    To start at any level you want:
    Add the line ''starting_missionX'' X=the number of the mission. Play a New Game and you will start at that mission.

    To have as much cash as you want:
    Add the line ''cash_bonusX'' X=the amount of cash you want to start with.

    Contributed By: call me peppi.

  • Easy Fire Talisman

    In the Lost City level, buy the speed potion before starting the mission. When you enter the tunnel past the big waterfall, instead of going left to the library, go right. Follow the tunnel and kill the baby spiders. When you get to the opening you will be looking at the talisman in the tower (Garret says ''So this is the Lost City...) Rope arrow one of the rafters. Drink the speed potion, then get a running start straight towards the opening, and jump to grab the rope (it may take a few tries). Once you get across, just climp the rope, jump through the window, and the Talisman is yours!! This may also work on Thief Gold, but I haven't tested it.

    Contributed By: awp81.

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