All that will cause is people to throw a bitch fit & point you toward this thread &/or tell you to use the search feature.
Not if the reason for the new thread is explained in a short sentence.
Eg. "Since the author of the original thread <link> hasn't updated it in 18 months, I thought it best to create a new one to keep the information updated" or something like that. Unlike multiple superfluous game wishing threads, such an update would actually contribute to the forum.