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This Thief demo sees the return of a trusty tool

11:00 PM on 06.18.2013

Abel Girmay

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Proving physics can just stop being a thing whenever you need

Thief has been getting a lot of well-deserved buzz since its announcement, not the least of which surrounds its new Focus mechanic. Is it game-breaking, or harmlessly non-intrusive?

Well, I'm here to to tell you none of that matters people, because Thief has water arrows. Yes, they are back, and still make absolutely no goddamn sense to me. I mean, is it a soaked rag at the tip? A pouch of water hanging off of the arrow? Some say it's a water crystal, but then doesn't that mean the torch would just melt everything?

Videogames, people. Videogames.

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