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Thread: Need help getting Thief Gold!

  1. #1
    Member
    Registered: Dec 2002
    Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Need help getting Thief Gold!

    As you will know, I live in Argentina, that country in the southernmost part of America, here Thief is an extremely strange game, I'm almost sure I'm the only one still playing it (if someone besides me ever played it). I've played TDP and TMA, but it is impossible to get a copy of Thief Gold.
    Do anyone know if it's possible and how much it would cost to ship a copy from the US to my country???
    Im harmless, leave me alone!

  2. #2
    Desperately Dodgy Moderator
    Registered: Nov 2001
    Location: Dragonsreach
    Ebay has two auctions currently, both listed by the same user, who says they will ship worldwide....

    Here and here

  3. #3
    Thiefmissions.com
    Moderator

    Registered: Mar 2001
    Location: Houston, Tx., USA
    You can no longer get Thief Gold in a store, so you have to get it from some place like ebay. The price has steadily been rising; it looks like there are three copies available right now; the auction ending the soonest has been bid up to US$34 with two days remaining.

    UPS and Federal Express will ship to you, but their web sites want your postal code before they will estimate a shipping charge. Airmail via the US postal service costs about $20 and takes four to ten days to reach Argentina. I have no idea what customs in your country would charge for a used game.

    So you're looking at around 152 Argentinan Pesos at today's exchange rate (1 USD = 2.75 ARS), plus whatever it would cost to transfer that amount of money and whatever duties and taxes are involved.

  4. #4
    Member
    Registered: Dec 2002
    Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Well, thank you all, but as I see it's a very difficult and expensive task, 150 Argentinian Pesos are just too much for a game.
    Better keep searching here.
    Maybe under a carpet.
    Im harmless, leave me alone!

  5. #5
    Member
    Registered: Dec 2002
    Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Well, just bought the Thief Bundle from Steam, on May the 22nd, 2012. It was a long wait, but worthy.

  6. #6
    Member
    Registered: Oct 2013
    Am I missing something or couldn't TG be easily bought from Steam or GoG without need for ebay or international shipping?

  7. #7
    Zombified
    Registered: Sep 2004
    he is basically telling us that 7 years ago, he successfully purchased TG after 9 years of waiting. I can't even.

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