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File Types in the Creatures Series   Games   Malkin | 5/27/2013  log in to like post  1

updated11/22/2016
A quick reference to the different file types you might encounter when installing addons for the Creatures series.

A quick reference to the different file types you might encounter when installing addons for the Creatures series.

.agent, .agents - objects or breeds for Creatures 3 and Docking Station. Place them in the My Agents folder.

.att - body data files, which tell the game that the 'leg bone's connected to the hip bone' etc. Place them in the Body Data folder.

.blk - background files, the scenery in the back of every metaroom. Place them in the Backgrounds folder.

.c16 - an image for C3 or Docking Station. Place them in the Images folder.

.catalogue - information about objects for C3 or DS. Place them in the Catalogues folder.

.cfg - 'Config files' used by Creatures Adventures, Creatures Playground, Creatures 3 and Docking Station to set certain game variables. They go in the main C3 or DS directory.

.cob - an object for C1 or C2.

.cos - a chunk of code for C3 or DS. Place it in the Bootstrap folder.

.creature - an exported creature for C3 or DS.

.exp - an exported creature for C1.

.gen - a genome file which can either be genetic information for new breeds or for individual creatures. If it is a breed genome file, it goes in the Genetics folder, and if it is an individual creature's genome file, it will have a long, complex name and will be found in the World folder.

.gno - information on a genome that can be read by the Genetics Kit. It should be kept with the corresponding .gen file.

.mng - files which help the game play music in different metarooms. Should go in the Sounds folder.

.rar - a file which contains many other files. Can be opened with WinRAR or 7Zip.

.rcb - files which remove cobs in Creatures 1. Should go in the main directory, with the cob.

.s16 - an image file for Creatures 2 or Creatures 3/Docking Station. Should go in the Images folder.

.sfc - world files for Creatures 1 or Creatures 2.

.spr - image files for Creatures 1.

.vce - a master file for creature voices for Creatures 1.

.wav - a raw sound file, usually a short sound effect. Place in the Sounds folder.

.zip - a file containing many other files. Open with WinZip.

 
 
Ilaezha | 6/11/2013  log in to like post

This is a great resource! I have about four discs of old Creatures development stuff and game files and I couldn't remember what each file type was for.
 
Draggy | 5/28/2013  log in to like post

This right here. This is veeeerry helpful! How I wish I had this info so much earlier! Would of saved me alot of uninstallations


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