Have you played this game?You can rate this game, record that you've played it, or put it on your wish list after you log in.
Playlists and Wishlists
RSS FeedsNew member reviews
Updates to downloadable files
All updates to this page
About the StoryYou're the world's greatest jewel thief! Well, second greatest. But if you and your team of talented crooks can steal the Black Cat, the world's unluckiest diamond, you'll be legendary!
The Black Cat has never been stolen, its previous owners all having died under improbably unfortunate circumstances. Break into the palace of San Castellano, pinch the gem, evade the relentless Inspector Leclerc and get away before you succumb to the Curse of the Black Cat!
Play as male or female; gay, straight, or bi. Choose your methods and your motives. Will you be an honorable thief or a ruthless criminal? A technical genius or a master of disguise? Who can you trust, and who will you double-cross?
• 100,000-word tale of adventure and intrigue
• Fast cars
• High fashion
• State-of-the-art spy gadgets
• Double-cross or be double-crossed
|Average Rating: |
Number of Reviews: 1
Write a review
The Martian Job had the most memorable writing and setting of the bunch, with more emotional choices, while Lady Luck had more memorable characters and a zany atmosphere.
This game was just pure heist. You learn about the heist, you recruit your crew, you conduct the heist, you leave. There are a few twists, but they are mostly telegraphed, making them pleasant but not anxiety-inducing.
I'm a big fan of mysteries and crime, so I enjoyed this game, and found it polished. Most of the choices made sense, with a recurring choice of 'Sneaky, Brutal or Flashy' showing up, despite not mapping directly onto the choices. I think this helped in characterization.
I guess I didn't really connect with this game emotionally. My enjoyment was at arm's length. I am interested in playing it again, though, to get some of the more unusual acheivments.
If you enjoyed Thieves' Gambit: The Curse of the Black Cat...
Related GamesPeople who like Thieves' Gambit: The Curse of the Black Cat also gave high ratings to these games:
|SANTAPUNK 2076, by Gymcrash|
Average member rating: (3 ratings)
Xmas 8-bit illustrated cyberpunk Text Adventure Short story
|The Queen's Menagerie, by Chandler Groover|
Average member rating: (34 ratings)
These beasts won't feed themselves. A puzzleless exhibition. Ten to fifteen minutes.
Mite, by Sara Dee
Average member rating: (32 ratings)
In this small fantasy adventure game, you play as Mite, a pixy lad, who is carrying an egg-shaped jewel dropped by a cloaked thief who you tripped that morning. The gem belongs to the Fairy Prince! You must travel through the Great...
Recommended ListsThieves' Gambit: The Curse of the Black Cat appears in the following Recommended Lists:
This is version 2 of this page, edited by Dan Fabulich on 17 October 2014 at 2:48am. - View Update History - Edit This Page - Add a News Item