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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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# Stray Alphabet

## Stray Encoder

 Alphabet (see FAQ) Primary Secondary (no Q,X,Y,Z)

### 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:

Example: STRAY translates to

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

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):

### 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: 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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