Title : A Thief's Holiday
Filename : ThiefsHoliday.zip
Author : Yandros
Contact info : firstname.lastname@example.org
Date of release : December 23rd, 2003
Version : 1.0
Gaylesaver’s scripts are required for this mission!
This mission is a simple virtual holiday retreat for weary taffers looking for a
comfortable, nostalgic environment for the holidays. A cozy fire, good books,
a well-stocked kitchen, gentle snow falling outside, and holiday music on the
And because the perfectionist in me couldn't simply release an "ambient" mission,
there is also one objective: Find a way to end the mission. There are actually seven
ways to end the mission, although one is only available on Expert. The difficulty
levels determine how well hidden the objects required to achieve mission's end are.
Game : Thief 2: The Metal Age
Level Name : A Thief's Holiday
File name : miss25.mis, holiday.gam
Difficulty Settings : Normal, Hard, Expert
Equipment store : No
Map/Automap : No/No
New graphics : Yes
New sounds : Yes
New models : Yes
EAX Support : No
Multi language support : No, English only
1. Find a way to end the mission (there are seven).
Note: The seventh way is available only in Expert. Obviously, since the mission
ends, you'll have to reload or restart the mission to search for the other ways.
Unfortunately, I ran out of time and couldn't implement #8, which involved
holographic carolers. Maybe if I do a v.2 next December...
Base : Scratch
Build Time : Three weeks
Runs from Dark Loader. Leave the file ZIPPED - DO NOT UNZIP this file,
but put the whole "ThiefsHoliday.zip" file into whatever folder/directory you
want to on your hard drive, then in Darkloader setup, point to this
folder/directory, and the mission should show up in the Darkloader
From a few vantage points, objects can vanish. There are alot of objects in
the mission for atmosphere, although most are non-interactive (not frobbable).
This is an engine limitation and I did the best I could to minimize it by adding
the extra walls in the living room, which was originally one large room.
Brass Medley, "O Christmas Tree" - RCA Victor Singers
All music from the album "Christmas Sing-Along" by RCA Victor Singers,
© 1993 BMG Music.
Dave Gurrea, Rob Hicks, Targa
Ernie, Nameless Voice, Schwaa, Von Eins, Targa
This level is ©2003 by Russ Robbins.
This level was not made by and is not supported by Looking Glass
Studios (R.I.P.) or Eidos Interactive.