The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Reiner Knizia's The Confrontation
Lotus
Lanterns: The Harvest Festival
Through the Ages
Rome: Total War
Zool
Tomb Raider (1996)
Fallout 4
Horizon Zero Dawn
Mansions of Madness
Monster Hunter: World
Slay the Spire
Star Wars: Imperial Assault
Terraforming Mars
Darksiders
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords
Super Smash Bros.
Civilization
Civilization III
Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror
Valkyria Chronicles
The Secret of Monkey Island
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge
Deus Ex
Serious Sam: The First Encounter
Dragon Age: Origins
King's Bounty: The Legend
Evil Genius
Immortal Cities: Children of the Nile
Sherlock Holmes versus Jack the Ripper
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Avencast: Rise of the Mage
Divine Divinity
Beyond Divinity
Divinity II: Ego Draconis
History Line: 1914-1918
Deus Ex: Invisible War
Star Wars: Rebellion
Yoshi's Cookie
Arx Fatalis
Civilization III: Complete
Armed and Dangerous
Digital Champ Battle Boxing
Minecraft
Tribes 2
Fallout: New Vegas
Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Cute Knight

The Thing (2002)

Average Rating: 6.34/10
Video Game Rank: 3376
PlayStation 2 Rank: 343
Xbox Rank: 202
Windows Rank: 1626
Releases
Pg. 1 of 2 » 2
Das Ding
Nick: 
German Windows (Best Seller) edition
Rel Date: 2004-02-25
Publisher: Konami
Windows
Developer: Computer Artworks Ltd.
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: USK: 16
German
View
Corrections
Link Image
The Thing (2002)
Nick: 
Portugese Windows (Best Seller) edition
Rel Date: 2004-00-00
Publisher: Konami
Windows
Developer: Computer Artworks Ltd.
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: DJCTQ: 18
Portuguese
View
Corrections
Link Image
Das Ding
Nick: 
German PlayStation 2 edition
Rel Date: 2002-10-31
Publisher: Black Label Games, Konami
PlayStation 2
Developer: Computer Artworks Ltd.
Media: DVD
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: USK: 16
German
View
Corrections
Link Image
Das Ding
Nick: 
German Xbox edition
Rel Date: 2002-10-31
Publisher: Black Label Games, Konami
Xbox
Developer: Computer Artworks Ltd.
Media: DVD
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: USK: 16
German
View
Corrections
Link Image
The Thing (2002)
Nick: 
English/European Xbox edition
Rel Date: 2002-09-20
Publisher: Black Label Games, Konami
Xbox
Developer: Computer Artworks Ltd.
Media: DVD
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: ELSPA: 18+
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Das Ding
Nick: 
German Windows edition
Rel Date: 2002-09-20
Publisher: Black Label Games, Konami
Windows
Developer: Computer Artworks Ltd.
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: USK: 16
German
View
Corrections
Link Image
La Cosa
Nick: 
Italian Windows edition
Rel Date: 2002-09-20
Publisher: Black Label Games, Konami
Windows
Developer: Computer Artworks Ltd.
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: ELSPA: 15+
Italian
View
Corrections
Link Image
The Thing (2002)
Nick: 
UK PlayStation 2 edition
Rel Date: 2002-09-20
Publisher: Black Label Games, Konami
PlayStation 2
Developer: Computer Artworks Ltd.
Media: DVD
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: BBFC: 15
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
The Thing (2002)
Nick: 
UK Windows edition
Rel Date: 2002-09-19
Publisher: Black Label Games, Konami
Windows
Developer: Computer Artworks Ltd.
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: BBFC: 15
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
The Thing (2002)
Nick: 
North American Xbox edition
Rel Date: 2002-09-10
Publisher: Black Label Games, Konami
Xbox
Developer: Computer Artworks Ltd.
Media: DVD
Region: North America
Rating: ESRB: M
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

"The Thing is a third person survival horror game, and sequel to John Carpenter's 1982 film The Thing. It was developed by Computer Artworks. A PlayStation 2 version of this game was released in North America on August 19, 2002, and in Japan on February 27, 2003.

The game used a fear system and a trust system to increase the realism of the game. This was implemented by making it possible for one of the player's teammates to be 'turned', and for the player to not realize that until it was too late.

In the trust system, the player may lose the trust of his squad if he kills a teammate on the belief that that teammate had been 'turned'. The squad would react to the killing depending on if the slain teammate was or wasn't 'turned'. If the teammate had been 'turned', the squad will praise you for killing him. However, if the teammate was still human, the squad will lose faith in you and may even try to kill you.

In the fear system, the squad reacts to the environment of an area. An area that is covered in blood, or an area where there is a lot of wreckage present, might inspire fear in the squad. Also, the number of 'things' present or the sizes of the 'things' may frighten the squad members. The individual members of the squad may react in one of three ways:

1. The teammate runs away.

2. The teammate becomes irrational and begins shooting (with both regular guns and flamethrowers) indiscriminately. As this places the player and the squad in significant danger, the player often has to kill this teammate. If the player kills this teammate, the squad will neither gain nor lose trust in the player.

3. The teammate will simply give up and commit suicide.

There are several different ways that a player may kill a 'thing'. A small 'thing' may be shot to death, while a larger 'thing' will have to be shot to near death with a regular gun and then torched with a flamethrower. This does not carry over to the boss 'things'; it varies from situation to situation as to whether a player can kill the boss with a traditional gun or kill the boss with the flamethrower."

Source: Wikipedia, "The_Thing_(video_game)," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

Characters
Pg. 1
No Character Found
More Information Edit | History
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
Video Game Rank: 3376
PlayStation 2 Rank: 343
Xbox Rank: 202
Windows Rank: 1626
Num Ratings: 30
Average Rating: 6.34
Standard Deviation: 1.79
Num Views: 611
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 3.5
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 7
Users Owning: 52
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 2
Plays This Month: 0
Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Genre: Theme: Mode: Media:
Pg. 1
No Items Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.