Of Guards and Thieves is a multiplayer stealth game in which high-powered guards face off against fast and elusive thieves in a contest of wits. Outsmarting the enemy and shooting your way through to the goal are equally valid strategies.
User reviews: Very Positive (177 reviews)
Release Date: Jul 16, 2014

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“OGAT ("Of Guards and Thieves") is in Early Access phase. This means that the development of the game is still in progress.
So, why buy the game?
By buying the game, you will have access to all of the new content that will be released during the development, up to the full version of the game.
In this way you will give full support to developers, allowing them to finish the project in the best way possible.

Be sure to check our key features and To Do List below.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“More or less one year, we have big plans for Ogat, it is our intention to add a large number of game modes and other content.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Lots of new stuff!
  • New game mode
  • New classes
  • New factions
  • New weapons
  • New gameplay features
  • Better services
  • ... and more!
look at our Wiki to discover new details.
http://ogat.gamepedia.com

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“In its current state the game is perfectly enjoyable.
You can play a good variety of game mode, classes and map.
We work every day to bring new game content constantly.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Yes, but the final price will depend on the number of content that will be available in the final version.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We are open to suggestion and feedback.
The community can interact directly with us, play with us and see their suggestions come to life within the world of "OGAT"”
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"Top-down online multiplayer mayhem: chase or be chased, shoot or be shot. Developed by Subvert Games."
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January 16

OGAT - Update 65.0 - Sandbox/Survival spoiler, Netcode improvements, New map and Gamemode

Of Guards and Thieves 65.0 Update Overview


Changelog

Here's the complete changelog for 65.0 update:
  • Netcode rewrite and improvements
  • New gamemode gTDM (Guards vs Guards TDM)
  • New map VR Concrete Lake (for IG,igCTF, gTDM, MadBall)
  • TeamSpeak server official launch (ts.ofguardsandthieves.com)
  • Sandbox spoiler: Environment interaction and Night & Day cycle

Netcode improvements

Netcode has been improved, less lag, more fun.

New gamemode gTDM (Guards vs Guards TDM)
As the name says, this is an alternative version of the classic TDM.

In this mode, there are two teams (Red and Blue), both team have the guards classes (Scout/Assault/Medic/Guardian/Carrier).
The first team to get to 20 kills is the winner.
There is a time limit of 5 minutes which means that if neither teams reached a kill count of 20, the higher scorer will win.
Preserve your health and your ammo to be able to maximize your kill count while minimizing the kill count of the opposite team.
Remember, every time you get killed, you are giving one point away to the opposite team and vice-versa!
The match lasts five minutes in which the two teams will face each other to win the game.

*At the moment the gTDM is available only on VR Maps but will be available soon in normal maps too.

New map VR Concrete Lake (for IG,igCTF, gTDM, MadBall)


Official TeamSpeak server officiall launch (ts.ofguardsandthieves.com)
we are happy to announce that "Of Guards and Thieves" official Teamspeak server is now up and available for everyone.

To connect use this address: ts.ofguardsandthieves.com
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You can find the Teamspeak rules HERE
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If you need a private channel for your Clan/Friend Groups read HERE

Sandbox spoiler: Environment interaction and Night&Day cycle
Environment interaction

*animated gif below!

Features:
  • Items name
  • Items description and information (Examine command)
  • Lots of multiple interactions (examine, use, pick up, move, dismantle, harvest, turn on/off, open, lock/unlock and many others)


Night&Day cycle
*animated gif below!


More info soon! Stay tuned.
Thanks all for the support and see you in game!

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December 23, 2014

"Of Guards and Thieves" Official Teamspeak server is now up!


Hi guys,
we are happy to announce that "Of Guards and Thieves" official Teamspeak server is now up and available for everyone.

To connect use this address: ts.ofguardsandthieves.com
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If you don't know what teamspeak is, check here: Teamspeak official website

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You can find the Teamspeak rules HERE

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If you need a private channel for your Clan/Friend Groups read HERE

==== Server Features ====
  • Dedicated channels by Country.
    (ITA, DE, RU, PL, FR, JP - more country will be added if necessary)
  • International channels (English only)
  • Private section for Clans and Groups.
  • Free temporary channels for everyone.

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Reviews

“Of Guards and Thieves is a powder keg of potential. It's an absolute ton of fun with friends and strangers alike. There's simply no reason to pass it by. Get in on the ground floor and let's go!”
http://www.zam.com/story.html?story=34346

“Its OK! Frag Out!!”
LIRIK

“This game is awesome. Lots of tactical s***. Sneaky Beaky like.”
GiantWaffle

About This Game

http://store.steampowered.com/app/325490
Of Guards and Thieves is a multiplayer stealth game in which high-powered guards face off against fast and elusive thieves in a contest of wits. Outsmarting the enemy and shooting your way through to the goal are equally valid strategies. A game with simple rules, emergent gameplay and high replayability, Of Guards and Thieves is sure to be a showstopper in your gaming collection!

KEY FEATURES

  • Asymmetric Stealth multiplayer tactical action.
  • Class system and factions.
  • Innovative dynamic lighting system.
  • Interactive environment.
  • Competitive and fun game modes.
  • *check our Wiki to find all the actual game content: http://ogat.gamepedia.com

DEVELOPMENT ROADMAP


  • Map editor - Make your own map with our 3D Map Editor directly inside the game and share them with the community.
  • Dedicated server - Enjoy the game on our 24/7 dedicated servers, bigger game, less lag, more fun!
  • New classes - Prepare to compete with new exclusive classes like the Saboteur, the Sniper, the Hacker, the Carrier and more.
  • Clan - Form your clan and compete with your friends.
  • Automated tournaments and league system.
  • Friend list and private messaging system.
  • Mac and Linux support on Steam.
  • Achievements and challenges.
  • Customizable equipment, weapon, gadget and appearance.
  • New maps.
  • Single Player missions.
  • Co-Op game mode and AI bots.
  • New competitive game modes - V.I.P, Capture the flag, Hostage rescue, Thief escape, Capture mission and more!
  • New fun game modes - Zombie escape, Jailbreak, Murder and more! (check the complete list in our Wiki page http://ogat.gamepedia.com/GameMode

HUGE GAMEMODE EXPANSION!


Prepare to join a new series of huge game modes like "Thief Town", "Zombie Apocalypse", "Life", "Hunger Games" and more!
These game modes include a lot of new features like:
  • Dynamic daylight based on realistic night and day cycle.
  • Dynamic Weather system.
  • Survival Features - Sickness, hunger, thirst and fatigue.
  • MMO features - Inventory, crafting, farming, harvesting, hunting, fishing and more.
  • Bigger games with persistent world.
  • Vehicles.
  • Buildable environment - House, base, traps, farming and crafting structures and more.
  • Living world - Animals, creatures and NPC characters.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Win XP
    • Processor: 2Ghz Dual Core
    • Memory: 2000 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 3.0 compatible
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 250 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 1
Early Access Review
Of Guards and thieves in the most fun I've had with strangers since battlefield 3.
It's like a quiet game of cat and mouse, the guards walk around trying to stop the thieves from
stealing their stuff, the thieves try to run and steal the items and make it to the exit without being shot dead by the guards.
Along side this, you get to communicate wth a fun, friendly community.
I myself have been following this game since the very early stages. All I can say is it's worth the price it is!

Overall Rating ~ 9.5/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 19
Early Access Review
Very funny. Great modes and great idea. Keep up the work.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 4
Early Access Review
Awesome game! :D It just needs dedicated servers and more people
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
21.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 5
Early Access Review
Good game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 13
Early Access Review
Pros:

-Beautiful Graphics
-Funny engaging gameplay
-A variety of different gamemodes,
-Very simple yet addicting
-Well worth the money

Cons:

-A rather small player base
-No dedicated servers, this ties into what I wrote above because occasionally there are few or no servers to play on because it relies on players to host games and not everyone has the capability to do so. If there were dedicated servers I wouldn't mind a small players base.

I highly recommend the game, try the demo and see if you like it, and if you I suggest you buy it! :)
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 18
Early Access Review
Really fun top dow shooter that takes up the cops and robbers theme that you can't beat playing for while off steam and now i bought becuse this game can become relly awesome share the love because this game is awesome......Oh alos it has a zombie mod too!!!!!!!!
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 17
Early Access Review
First thing i saw when i started up the game for the first time was a server dubbed," Pewds bros armie join only", only, all the words were spelled wrong. The server was full. 10/10
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12 of 13 people (92%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
10.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 20, 2014
Early Access Review
This Game is awesome it have so many different gamemodes (Guards and Thieves,Team Death Match,Zombie Rush,Faceless(Slenderman),Insta Gib,Soccer,VIP,CTF,...), i love the design and the originall Game idea in the gamemode "Guard and Thieves" where the Guards defend some objects and the thieves try to steal one of them. But in the moment you feel that this game is in Early Access because you can't change Weapons so you have to play with the basic Equipment which the class offers. But i am looking forward that the developer add more Items and the New Singleplayer mode.

BUY IT!!
THE COMMUNITY MUST GROW!!
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11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
55.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 23, 2014
Early Access Review
pro tips : always say gg at ends of every match
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11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
186.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2014
Early Access Review
Of Guards And Thieves is a stealth multiplayer game developed by Subvert Games. It features intense action with many featurs such as, Leveling System, 7 competetive gamemodes, 4 fun gamemodes (including soccer), 13 maps, and and an awesome community!

PROS
*Many varieties of maps and gamemodes
*A player count of 200 on average
*Constant updates
*Max level is 20 (will be changed to 50 in future updates

CONS
*NOTHING!

OGAT is a completely amazing game that has hard working developers and an active community
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11 of 14 people (79%) found this review helpful
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 12, 2014
Early Access Review
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38S22v9xCb4

"Of Guards and Thieves" is a multiplayer stealth shooter, and it's the first game by Subvert Games.

The game plays from a top-down perspective and pits a team of Guards against a team of Thieves. The Thieves must steal an item and the guards must prevent that. Only thing is, the Guards don't know which item the Thieves are stealing, so you must always be careful: you might be guarding the wrong item.

The game looks really pretty, and has amazing lighting effects: the shadows are the best friends of Thieves, and hiding in them can save your life (and end the one of the unlucky Guard).

The game does lack in music, but it makes sense since you must listen carefully to lights going off and people getting killed.

Other game modes include Zombie Rush and Soccer, and more modes, skins, characters and maps are being added constantly by the developers.

Overall, it's a fun multiplayer game, full of stealth, action and references to other indie games. A fantastic indie game to support.

SCORE: 91/100
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 6, 2014
Early Access Review
Great games; just needs to eliminate f2p. Dont get me wrong, f2p's are 90% of the servers, and we should hold on to them until the game gets more popular, but honestly... people are playing this game for free as a flash game... they have half the content players who payed for it do, and they usually crowd around premium players so that they can play premium only modes like instagib, mad ball and faceless. at very least once the game reaches a more popular state, give us seperate servers. Besides that, it is a creative and fun game, that has a giant variaty of modes.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
155.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 11, 2014
Early Access Review
Amazying game I have been playing since 2013 and I am sure that later more players will join and we will get more things
more fun more players so I wish you keep on updating until you finish this game because I really like it and i want to see it among the best games on steam
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 20, 2014
Early Access Review
Although there are quite a few things that need tweaking and some extra work, I find it very enjoyable so far. The mechanics work fine, it's a really interesting idea and provides lots of oppertunity for interesting and creative maps & playmodes. Then again, it is in early access, so you can not expect a perfect finished game yet.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
31.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 10, 2014
Early Access Review
I've been playing this game since my Freshman year of highschool ( which was the most basic of GaT) and since then,
it has grown immensly huge since that time, and with new classes, new maps, and new equipment,
the experience has changed a whole ton, with new features on the list to be added. The community has grown
and this has become the game that satisfies everyone.

Originally a simple, yet (somtimes) challenging objective (unless you know your way around like the back of your hand)
Now there's many more game modes, incluing CTF, IG, Soccer, VIP, and MB, and still more to come. I highly recommend this
game because it has more than enough potential to become a game that suits all comppetative players.

Juggernaut FTW 10/10
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
13.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 5, 2014
Early Access Review
This game is over the top! I give a 10/10 for good mechanics and gameplay! Worth the money.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
17.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 22, 2014
Early Access Review
This is surprisingly good. I'm pretty skeptical of Early Access games, and I generally don't like them because they are usually unpolished, barely playable (like DayZ) and just messy. So, after wasting money on other early access games, I was hesitant to shell out $15 for another one. However, I was really amazed at how well the game played. It feels like a "finished" game, rather than a placeholder until they eventually make the game you bought, which you might hate in the end.

The concept is good and it is executed well. It's a 3D top-down shooter and light plays a huge part of it. You play as one of two factions, As a guard, you get guns, a flashlight and must fight off the sneaking thieves in a dark location; the Theives slink around turning off lights and climbing through vents and windows to reach their objective. They are much weaker and use the dark to engage up close. It's actually pretty scary as a guard as the lights off on the corridor you're in, meaning there's an enemy behind you. It's actually fairly tough, but not overly unfair.

There's also a zombie mode which plays basically the same, except with a zombie enemy team. That needs the most work, I think. There's some parts of the game that really need to be refined, like the aiming and hitbox system. If your crosshair/character isn't at just the right spot/angle, you'll miss - which, as a thief, is very bad when you have one chance to not die.

All in all, in spite of all these petty issues that need to be addressed in the future, I am very satisfied with this game. If The company that made this skipped town with all of our money and the game never got updated beyond this, I wouldn't feel like I didn't get a full game. If the devs stick around, there looks like a lot of promising content coming down the road. I wait impatiently for the level editor!

So, in short, yeah - it's pretty good. It's not for everyone, but I think you'll know if you're the kind of person who would like a multiplayer stealth shooter.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 15, 2014
Early Access Review
A good solid Multiplayer experience with a nice change of pace!

Can't wait to see where the devs will take it next!

Video Review Below:
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=300772994
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
13.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 27, 2014
Early Access Review
This game is a blast. I have been playing it with friends and trying all the gamemodes. This game is still in early access and is already a ton of fun.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 30, 2014
Early Access Review
Great game overall! Would definitely recommend it!
*Don't let my play time fool you. I have spent much time following this game.

Pros:

-Great game concept:
The concept of the game is one of my favorites; Security (Guards) vs Stealth (Thieves). Very enjoyable

-Gameplay is easy to learn:
It was very easy for me to learn how to play the game. Simple gamemodes that anyone can learn.

-Graphics are pretty good:
Not too ugly, not too beautiful. Very easy and smooth to look at. Makes playing the game much more enjoyable. The lighting effects are also nice, adding an extra touch to the game.

Cons:

-Decently poor community:
Atleast from what I've experianced, the community isn't one of the best. Almost every time I kill someone, they start yelling in chat. Every time a team loses, they start complaining, saying how the game 'wasn't fair'. However, the community isn't bad enough to turn me off of this game like some others have.

-Unbalanced classes:
Let's face it; every game has that class that can destroy everyone else. This game is no different. A few classes just have better weapons than others. There's not much of a difference in stealth whether you have a knife, or a gun half the size of your body. Besides speed, there is nothing that I see that seperates the classes apart from weapons.

Overall, this game is a great pass-time! If you can look past the few downsides of the game, and enjoy it for what it is, it can be very fun to play.
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