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The Swindle

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All the buildings you’ll be robbing are randomly-generated, so you’ll never get the same level twice.

Meanwhile, from the safety of your rickety airship up in Outer Space, you can modify your thief with new skills, tools, and all manner of advanced technological horrors, allowing you to take on bigger buildings with better security, for gargantuan rewards!

Have you got what it takes to pull off The Swindle?



// THE_SWINDLE.GetTransmission()
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> London, 1849_
> In 100 days, Scotland Yard will activate their breakthrough Artificial Intelligence technology,
> codenamed "The Devil's Basilisk"_

> Its surveillance capabilities will be total. If the project is completed,
> your career as a master burglar will be untenable_

> Steal it, before that can happen_
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Developer
Curve Digital
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Size Five Games
,
Dan Marshall
Publisher
Curve Digital, Size Five Games
Age rating
10+ Everyone 10+
Website
http://www.sizefivegames.com/theswindle/

System requirements for macOS

Minimum:
  • OS: 10.8
  • Processor: Intel "Core i3" or above
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics
  • Storage: 1 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: If your Mac meets minimum specs and doesn't run well, PLEASE let me know so I can edit this!

System requirements for PC

Minimum:
  • OS: Windows 7 and up
  • Processor: 2.4Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 8800 equivalent or higher
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 1 GB available space
  • Sound Card: What is this, 1991? Yes a sound card. Onboard is fine.
  • Additional Notes: If playing on a Laptop, please make sure it has a dedicated gfx card; on-board cards will struggle.
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Microsoft from Deutsch
In The Swindle, one plays on the side of the Criminally.In 100 Days the so-called "Devils Basilisc," is to be activated, an Artificial Intelligence that is supposed to stop all Crimes and you would not like to see something that you as a Thief would not like to see. So you open up the money for new upgrades and Levels to steal together in the 100-day show limit. You will die many times and then all that You have collected on the one Day will be lost ... Risk and Benefit must be well estimated here. Just these heavily Guarded ATMs are trying to hack or blow off ... Alarm activated, quick to blow off befor the Police comes or collect some more cash ... It's up to you guys. Steals man more than 80% of the Money in a Level the current Thief rises to ... For each fatter so fully successful, he receives a multiplier on the loot of 0.2...... After 5 successful Raids, you already make the double Profit ... And then the Thief dies because of one of the nasty Traps and the Multiplier is back on 1. You can Win by buying entry to the final level for a staggering 400000 and stealing the Devils Basilisc, but since warned you have to fail the incredible Amount Pay again from 400000 ... I especially have to praise the opponents. I hate them when they kill me with their various Tactics and yet love them for their Variation.From the Intoxicant robot he remains to put you under lethal drugs when you run over it to the sniper with extremely high Levels Reach to you is everything dabei.90% of Opponents have unique skills. The subguiding Levels are also very variously designed ... Switching a new Dirtrict free costs a lot and this new Level is also very hard ... But it is worth the Prey is much higher than in the previous District. The upgrades you can get are also very nice, from Motion Mods, Jump mods, temporary Police block ', bomb, emp ... I stop this here, you see it goosing FOUR that you can get, there are also more days when it gets scarce ... But these are very expensive ... So don't falt too often in the extremely heavy Final level The Graphics ... Check out the screenshots and Videos, I find them awesome The Music is simply stunning, one of my favorite Video Game Soundttracks ever Concludes: Definitely Think about Buying it up to You if you don't mind you having to play a little more cautiously ... Whoever acts here before he thinks dies very often very quickly. Strategy, tactics, skill and risk/reward assessment is in demand here in the Randomly generated levels so as not to end up out in jail (or worse) to score in jail: Grafik:9/10 Gameplay9/10 Musik9/10 Control ° Keywi)-7/10Within somewhat hackly at the start, after something Individualization and accustomed, however, Is relatively good) Personal Valuation: 89% (This Game currently only amounts to English, Basic Knowledge and a little Help with Words by the Google Translator in the Background but more than from ^ ^)
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