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)

Embed Buttons

To promote Sith Engine and grow its popularity (top engines), use the embed code provided on your homepage, blog, forums and elsewhere you desire. Or try our widget.

Sith Engine
Sith Engine
Sith Engine
Post article Articles

No articles were found matching the criteria specified. We suggest you try the article list with no filter applied, to browse all available. Post article and help us achieve our mission of showcasing the best content from all developers. Join now to share your own content, we welcome creators and consumers alike and look forward to your comments.

Add game Games
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith

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...


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

Reply Good karma Bad karma+1 vote

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

Reply Good karma Bad karma+4 votes
Post a comment
Sign in or join with:

Only registered members can share their thoughts. So come on! Join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) and join in the conversation.

Send Message
Release date
Engine watch
Start tracking
Community Rating



11 votes submitted.

You Say


Ratings closed.

442 of 828
Last Update
22 members