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Tool to translate the messages of the video game Stray (game where the player embodies a stray cat in a world populated by robots)

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What is the Stray alphabet? (Definition)

The video game Stray takes place in a city populated by robots during a post-humanity period. Several sets of symbols are regularly displayed in town and in dialogs. These are 2 alphabets imagined by the developers of the game.

How to encrypt using Stray alphabet?

There are 2 alphabets in Stray, the first, called primary by the community, and the second secondary.

The primary alphabet has 26 signs replacing the 26 letters of the English alphabet:

Achar(65)Bchar(66)Cchar(67)Dchar(68)Echar(69)Fchar(70)Gchar(71)Hchar(72)Ichar(73)
Jchar(74)Kchar(75)Lchar(76)Mchar(77)Nchar(78)Ochar(79)Pchar(80)Qchar(81)Rchar(82)
Schar(83)Tchar(84)Uchar(85)Vchar(86)Wchar(87)Xchar(88)Ychar(89)Zchar(90)
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Example: STRAY translates to char(83)char(84)char(82)char(65)char(89)

The secondary alphabet has only 22 signs, the symbols corresponding to the letters Q,X,Y,Z never appear in the game.

achar(97)bchar(98)cchar(99)dchar(100)echar(101)fchar(102)gchar(103)hchar(104)jchar(106)
ichar(105)kchar(107)lchar(108)mchar(109)nchar(110)ochar(111)pchar(112)rchar(114)schar(115)
tchar(116)uchar(117)vchar(118)wchar(119)
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The usual Arabic numerals are present in the game, but sometimes a second set of symbols is used to represent the numbers from 1 to 9 (the zero 0 is not represented): ../digits/char(49)../digits/char(50)../digits/char(51)../digits/char(52)../digits/char(53)../digits/char(54)../digits/char(55)../digits/char(56)../digits/char(57)

How to decrypt Stray alphabet/cipher?

The decryption of the Stray alphabet consists in substituting the symbols by their equivalent letter in the English alphabet.

Example: char(67)char(65)char(84) translates to CAT

How to recognize Stray symbols? (Identification)

Stray's glyphs/characters are probably inspired by the Korean alphabet (Hangul).

Any references to cats/felines/stray cats/alley cats, the video game Stray, its characters (B12, Zurks, Momo, Doc, Zbaltazaar, Seamus, Clementine) or its developer Annapurna Interactive are clues.

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