STRAFE® is the fastest, bloodiest, deadliest, most adjective-abusing, action-packed first-person shooter of 1996. Featuring breathtaking photorealistic graphics and persistent gore that allows you to paint levels red with the excessive entrails of your enemies.
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SURGEON GENERAL’S WARNING: The Surgeon General was brutally murdered by STRAFE®.
STRAFE® is a roguelike first-person shooter pushing the limits of computer-generated photorealism and hardcore sci-fi action into unimaginable territory.
With virtually no load times and infinite replayability, just choose your gun and be instantly blown away by:
FACE MELTING SPEED! The blazing fast action will hit you like the blast wave of a 50 megaton thermonuclear warhead, liquefying your skin cells and rupturing your internal organs. Yet still leave you coming back for more.
PERMANENT DAMAGE AND GIBS! ÜBER-GORE® technology means enemies explode with near never-ending fountains of blood, which never fades away. Create wicked works of death art that mark your explored territory from the unventured.
ENDLESS CHANGING LEVELS! Randomly-generated levels are always different and violently unpredictable. Rooms, enemies, power ups, monster closets, and secrets move around every time you die and die and die and die!
As a Scrapper on a impossibly dangerous mission at the edge of the galaxy, you only have one life to navigate all the nightmarish terrains of STRAFE®. When you die, nothing will ever be the same again.
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Really good game.Best type of a rogue like shooter, the bunnyhops are awesome the level design is clever you got alot of stuff to discover alot of details im not spoiling anything.But just make the gun sounds more i guess idk awesome? its beta but its awesome! i reccomend the game and you got what u expect from a rogue like fps shooter dont look at the other bad reviews,prolly some nerds just hatin.
STRAFE can be treated as getting back to the roots for oldschool players as the main concept is clearly inspired by games like Quake or Unreal Tournament and to be honest I waited for this game so much. You can say FPP games are getting back to the roots, first DOOM brought so much nostalgy and now STRIFE does the same thing. Well written and fast paced game, try it and see how we played in the late 90s.
Strafe at first looks like a fun throwback to 90's shooters with a fun, self-aware corny tone to it. The beginning video is a fun introduction to it. The shooting is solid, the art style is nice and crisp, definitely bringing that old Quake/UT vibe, but when the game starts it just kinda falls apart. Instead of complex level design full of secrets, we get boring randomly generated boxes to clear of enemies. Instead of fun, fast paced shooting that keeps you on your toes constantly, we get enemies funnelling at you mindlessly while you back away slowly and shoot everyone. And the rogue-lite elements just feel unnecessary and out of place with the style Strafe is going for. I'm not sure if this genuinely tries to be a throwback to 90's shooters or just ride on the nostalgia value, but it clearly tries to emulate that style but doesn't understand what made games like Doom, Quake etc. so special
Strafe is a game that originated from successful Kickstarter and finally gets released. What is weird about it is the advertisement campaign, saying it is from 1996, which actually got me and I believed it I missed this game only after checking the internet that it is not true whatsoever. Anyway, Strafe is rogue-like FPS game with randomly generated stages (12 of them to be exact) with all the glorious 90s shooter gameplay. It almost feels like a glorious return of Quake, but there are some downsides, biggest one being the game is incredibly buggy, to the point of unplayable and it almost feels like alpha or pre-beta version. Thankfully, developers are already ironing it out and some of the bugs, like getting stuck, are already fixed. This game is also crazy hard like any rogue-like and sometimes it might feel incredibly unfair, so if you don't like the genre for its difficulty, this one won't change your mind. Overall, great game with nice art-style when it works, but incredibly meh when it bugs. Wait for few patches and then get it, because there is a hidden gem under all those bugs.
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