Also known as: Strife: Quest for the Sigil
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Strife is an early FPS/RPG hybrid game created by Rogue Entertainment, using a modified version of the Doom engine.
An updated release featuring additional content and based on a reverse-engineered fan-made source port, The Original Strife: Veteran Edition, was released by Night Dive Studios in 2014. Since it includes the unaltered WAD files from the original release and merely patches over them with an add-on WAD at run-time, this page also applies to that version.
COPYRITE: A text lump containing a copyright notice.
copyright 1995 ROGUE Entertainment
SERIAL: A text lump containing a serial number, only checked by an unused beta version time bomb routine.
LOG75: Unused "Judgment Call time" log which has a matching BlackBird voice.
JUDGMENT CALL TIME... THE ORACLE WANTED US BACK FOR ANOTHER VISIT, BUT NOW THAT WE'VE GOT TWO PIECES, WE MIGHT WANT TO RETURN TO BASE.
LOG88: Unused "Up to my hips in blood" log which has a matching BlackBird voice.
I'M SORRY, AFTER BEING UP TO MY HIPS IN BLOOD I CAN'T THINK OF ANYTHING WITTY TO SAY RIGHT NOW. LET'S JUST GET BACK TO MACIL.
T1TEXT: Text for ending of demo version, unused by retail.
Congratulations! You have completed the Strife demo.
C1TEXT: Text for an unused intermission after defeating the Programmer. This is used in the v1.1 Beta.
A FLASH OF METAL CALLS YOU TO THE CORPSE OF THE PROGRAMMER. LYING ON THE GROUND BEFORE HIM, IS A PIECE OF THE SIGIL OF THE ONE GOD. AS YOU REACH DOWN TO RETRIEVE IT, A CHARGE COURSES THROUGH YOUR BODY. BEFORE YOU CAN QUESTION THIS REACTION, THE TEMPLE BEGINS TO COLLAPSE. NARROWLY ESCAPING THE DESTRUCTION, YOU ARE GREETED BY THE GRIM FACES OF YOUR FELLOW SOLDIERS. THRUSTING THE SIGIL PIECE IN THE AIR DRAWS A DEAFENING CHEER THAT FOLLOWS YOU INTO UNCONSCIOUSNESS.
The logos at the bottom are never visible in-game. The image is cropped to LOGO portion for display during startup.
Velocity nag screen which only appears in the demo version.
Unused and unfinished prisoner dialogue character portrait.
An inventory/ammo screen icon for the backpack.
Inventory icon for gold chest.
Ammo icon for gas grenades.
Possibly an inventory icon for a Power Station Power Crystal object.
"Episode 1" key ring.
"Episode 2" key ring.
Inventory icon for "Rat Buddy", not a collectible in any known version of the game.
Pickup sprite for gas grenades.
Idle and attack frames for gas grenade weapon.
Firing frames for gas grenade weapon.
Unused HUD for torpedo weapon.
Projectile states for gas grenades.
"Death" (damaging) states for gas grenades.
Unused bloody gibs.
Unused green glass shard sprites.
8 rotations for a bullet attack for the Stalker (only has melee in-game).
Unused objects, given their names, it may have been a flag for an intended Capture the Flag mode. In Strife: Veteran Edition it finds a home as three talismans, which grant the player a berserk power-up when all three are collected, which is present albeit unobtainable without using a cheat code in the original version.
Unused dusky sky texture.
Patches for dark storm clouds sky textures.
Green banner texture.
"Movement" sword banner texture.
"Movement" flag texture.
"X/Y coordinates" switch texture.
Chart of Acolyte anatomical study.
Texture of huge vaguely human silhouette.
Unused wall patch version of firing range target sprite.
Placeholder sky flat that never appears in-game, "Happy Sun!".
Unused blue sky light flat.
Unused peasant death, contains a Zombie death sound from Doom.
Same as the last sound, but using a different Zombie death sound from Doom.
Giant stone switch sound, never used.
End of Sentinel sound is never heard in-game, cut off by premature end of death animation.
Found in voices.wad. Consists of a group of people saying "Surprise!"