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Daddy Was A Thief
Not a very good one
by Harry Slater 9/5/2013
Product: Daddy Was A Thief
Developer: Rebel Twins
Publisher: Rebel Twins
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Arcade
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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If there's a message behind Daddy Was A Thief, then it's something along the lines of 'crime does pay, but not for very long'. Each in-game spree ends with an inevitable painful death, and each death takes you a little closer to laying down the swag bag for good.

This is a simple, brief, arcade high score-chaser that anyone can pick up and play. But look past the initial casual fun and you'll find that it doesn't have much to offer beyond the same downward spiral of criminal activity repeated ad infinitum.

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You play as an overweight man who takes to thievery when he's fired from his job. ...
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Briefly entertaining, Daddy Was A Thief doesn't have enough going for it to be a great
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 6
Value: 5
Innovation: 5
Overall: 6
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