Strife

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Strife
Strife cover
Developers
Rogue Entertainment
Publishers
Velocity Inc.
Engines
id Tech 1
Release dates
DOS May 15, 1996
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Shooter, RPG, Immersive sim
Art styles Comic book, Pixel art
Themes Post-apocalyptic, Sci-fi
Series Strife
Strife guide on StrategyWiki
Strife on MobyGames
Strife on Wikipedia
Strife
Strife 1996
Strife: Veteran Edition 2014

This page is for the original 1996 version. For the 2014 re-release, see Strife: Veteran Edition. For MOBA game, see Strife (MOBA).

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Publisher website
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DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Included in Strife: Veteran Edition bonus content (not pre-packaged with DOSBox).[1]
DOS
Humble Store
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DOS
Steam
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Included in Strife: Veteran Edition bonus content (pre-packaged with DOSBox)
DOS

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Source ports[edit]

Difficultly levels are bugged in ZDoom.[2]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/317040/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\strfsav*.ssg
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/317040/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Source ports.
Multi-monitor
Supported by GZDoom.[3] See Source ports.
Ultra-widescreen
See Source ports.
4K Ultra HD
See Source ports.
Field of view (FOV)
See Field of View
Windowed
Toggle with Alt+ Enter in DOSBox or its source ports, if supported.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See Source ports.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See Source ports.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See Source ports.
60 FPS
Capped at 35 FPS;[4] for 60+ FPS, see Source ports.
120+ FPS
See Source ports.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
For GZDoom, use vid_hdr console variable.[5]

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Use the console (source ports only)[citation needed]
  • For ZDoom-based ports and Odamex: enter fov <1-179>.
  • For Legacy Doom: enter gr_fov <1-179>
  • For Doom Retro: enter r_fov <45-135>

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Not in DOS version, Use a source port.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Oldschool way - No cursor but mouse movement navigates menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
DOS version does not support looking up or down.
Controller
Controller support
Very basic support in DOS version, use a source port for modern suport.
Full controller support
Need to enter character name with keyboard
Controller remapping
Basic support in DOS setup program
Controller sensitivity
Use a source port
Controller Y-axis inversion
DOS version does not support looking up or down.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
DualShock 4 controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Generic/other controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Hook input (legacy mode)
Steam Controller button prompts

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
SFX, Music, Voice, even in DOS version
Surround sound
Stereo only
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
For DOSBox change the priority background value in the DOSBox configuration file.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Russian
Fan translation by Kostov
Latin American Spanish
Avaliable when ran through GZDoom.
Spanish
Avaliable when ran through GZDoom.
Finnish
Avaliable when ran through GZDoom.
French
Avaliable when ran through GZDoom.
Japanese
Avaliable when ran through GZDoom.
Korean
Avaliable when ran through GZDoom.
Dutch
Avaliable when ran through GZDoom.
Polish
Avaliable when ran through GZDoom.
Portuguese
Avaliable when ran through GZDoom.
Brazilian Portuguese
Avaliable when ran through GZDoom.
Romanian
Avaliable when ran through GZDoom.
Czech
Avaliable when ran through GZDoom.
German
Avaliable when ran through GZDoom.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL
A source port is required. See Source ports.
Vulkan
See Source ports.
DOS video modes VGA
ExecutablePPC 32-bit 64-bitARM Notes
Windows
A source port is required for 64-bit. See Source ports.
Linux
See Source ports.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) Intel 486DX2
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) VGA compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/317040/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (317040) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References