The Early Thief… achievement in THIEF

The Early Thief…

Be persistent and loot the city.

02 Nov 2013 until 31 Mar 2014

The Early Thief…
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How to unlock the The Early Thief… challenge

  • Niku no NioiNiku no Nioi2,344,129
    01 Mar 2014 02 Mar 2014
    34 1 8
    The quickest way to earn this challenge is to do it on a playthrough where you're going for all collectibles. When you get your last collectible, you earn 30000 gold. Since challenge progress is saved independently of in-game progress, simply make a manual save right before you pick up the last collectible, pick it up, then reload the save and repeat the process a couple more times.

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    Marine1TenJust unlocked. Loaded Bank Heist and went into the outer vault area. Took down the monitors w water arrows. Then unlocked the safes. There are 6 that have about 1,000 gold value. Saved before looting. Then ran around looting everything in room, then reloaded manual save; rinse and repeat. Kept track of total in MS store under games. It is next to the featured challenge w gamer tag. Took under an hour. Did not pick up documents in order to prevent an auto save. smileUnlocks as soon as you get to 100,000 gold. Thanks everyone for posting.
    Posted by Marine1Ten on 15 Mar 14 at 19:29
    Schniebelthats the best and easiest way without spending extra REAL money.
    Posted by Schniebel on 21 Mar 14 at 07:37
    Shadow XBLsays this was time limited and that it's Finished?
    Posted by Shadow XBL on 25 Mar 15 at 22:22
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  • D34dBodyManD34dBodyMan330,819
    16 Mar 2014 16 Mar 2014 18 Mar 2014
    14 0 0
    EDIT: This has to be done one Rouge difficulty to reduce the costs

    Best way to do this achievement is to use the merchant. Save your game in front of the merchant. Buy and sell Blast arrows untill you run out of gold. Load your last save. rinse and repeat with all your gold.

    the achievement dont pop on screen when recording to twitch but i assure you it works

    just check your achievement progress after and watch it go up in %.
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