Welcome to The Great Heist

The Great Heist is an online role-playing game and community where the players strive for infamy and fortune in a world of crime and high-stakes heists.

You start the game as a simple thief with empty pockets. Join a crew of smooth criminals or work alone, the choice is yours. Play your cards right and you'll soon be traveling the world leaving a trail of empty bank vaults behind you. The long arm of the law will constantly try to foil your ingenious schemes so try to stick to the shadows or you'll end up in the slammer!

The game is played in real time and the game keeps on going even when you're not logged in. Success in the game is determined by careful strategy and good timing, not by constant online presence. It's perfectly possible to be successful in the game by logging in a couple of times a week to check up on things.

The Great Heist is free of charge and no downloads are necessary to play it. If you can read this you're good to go.

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Latest Community News

About the 720 McFly Flip
Server time5/24/2019

We've seen a lot of reports about skaters not being able to perform the 720 McFly Flip, and thus unlocking the special achievement.

We'd like y'll to know that there is no bug involved here, and if your skateboarding skill, constitution and dexterity aren't top notch, you might have to attempt it a lot of times before succeeding. There's also a bit of luck involved for everyone.

This Week in Real Life #37
Server time5/23/2019

Sweden is a small country. We aren't very nationalistic and when we refer to someone as Swedish there's an overwhelming chance we don't mean it as a compliment, more often than not it's a comment on how someone is really boring, bland, and overly sensible. In fact, we're so boring that even major international sporting events have a hard time waking up any latent national pride we might have harboring inside us. However, there are two specific things which will stir the emotions of even the sleepiest viking. If we see a Norwegian on a pair of skis or a Finn skating around with a hockey stick all bets are off!

Tonight we're playing Finland in the quarter finals of the ice hockey world championship.

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This Week in Real Life #36
Server time5/17/2019

...we're a bit late, a bit tired, but still standing! Spring is having a hard time deciding if it has sprung or not here in the northern countries, but we're confident it'll make up its mind eventually.

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