The Sith engine is a game engine developed by LucasArts. The game Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II is based on this engine, and its expansion, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith, is based on a slightly updated version. The engine has also been used in Grim Fandango as a basis for the GrimE engine, and used in Star Wars: Droid Works. A modified third-person view version of the code with drastically rewritten lighting, collision, rendering and tools was renamed to Jones engine and used in Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine.

The Sith engine is an early example of a scripted game engine. Most object behaviors are implemented with the integrated COG scripting language or defined parametrically using a template system which allows simple inheritance. The engine is also an example of a portal engine. Level geometry is rendered as a series of negative-space convex polyhedrons connected by adjoining polygons. Levels require no preprocessing and hidden surface determination is computed at run-time.

Sith Engine Games:Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II (1997) · Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith (1998) · Star Wars: Droid Works (1998) ·Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine (1999)

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Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith

Updated 1 month ago Released Feb 24, 1998 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

"I have chosen my destiny, and it lies here..." - Kyle Katarn It is five years after Kyle's victory over the seven dark Jedi. Invading Imperial forces...

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Wolfmann Jul 28 2011, 5:35am says:

For all that like playing the Sith and want and know how to mod Star War Force of Corruption... please send me a message

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purplehaze412 Oct 5 2010, 12:25pm says:

Gosh, I remember playing this as a kid with the PC gamer demo, I had to get my parents to buy it back then.

Awesome engine. Great, classic game

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