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Re: Alien Isolation (.PAK .BIN)

Post by volfin » Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:25 am

I haven't done anything with them. For me it's mostly the challenge of figuring out extraction and learning how the game engines work. However I do know a guy who made some kind of multiplayer map out of one the levels. he sent me a link years ago but I don't seem to have it anymore.

Edit: found it
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/f ... =817550789

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Re: Alien Isolation (.PAK .BIN)

Post by guidkal » Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:26 pm

That's pretty cool, although i have never played Black Ops 3. Still impressive. Thx for that link!

So one last question regarding Materials. I don't seem to be able to find any Material files in the AI game folder. (Background: I'd like to see which textures the respective materials use so that i can recreate those materials in my game engine. Without having this info the only way would be to trial and error different textures while trying to get the ingame look of AI.

The only thing i was abe to find is the Material_Mappings.PAK which contains the model -> material mappings, so e.g. walls_01.xml contains:

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<material_mappings>
  <map>
    <original arrow="true">SCI_Plastic_Smooth_White</original>
    <override arrow="true">HAB_Metal_Smooth_Grey</override>
  </map>
  <map>
    <original arrow="true">SCI_Plastic_Gloss_White</original>
    <override arrow="true">HAB_Plastic_Smooth_Grey</override>
  </map>
  <map>
    <original arrow="true">SCI_Plastic_Smooth_White</original>
    <override arrow="true">HAB_Metal_Smooth_Grey</override>
  </map>
</material_mappings>
So now i know which materials are used by the wall model, however i do not know which tetures would make up those materials.

In DATA/Material_DATA we also have MATERIALS.XML and MATERIALS_LIST.TXT which also do not contain useful info regarding to textures.

Last thing i managed to find are the LEVEL_MODELS.MTL files in each /RENDERABLE folder of the levels. However i can not open those properly. only some fragments are readable as text. However they seem to contain at least the Material names, e.g. they contain "SCI_Plastic_Smooth_White" which is also contained in the above Wall_01.XML file. So maybe the .MTL files contain texture names in the parts of the file that are not plaintext.

Do you happen to know more on that front?

Cheers again!

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Re: Alien Isolation (.PAK .BIN)

Post by DENver666 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:37 pm

Please Help.I can't find textures on Torrens at the very beginning, when Ripley just wakes up and there's a monitor in front of her that says Please Sign In.Does anyone know where this texture lies?

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Re: Alien Isolation (.PAK .BIN)

Post by dapotato » Mon May 11, 2020 9:05 am

volfin wrote:
Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:32 am
Minor update:
- Ensure Object mode is active before attempting import
- Validated functionality back to Blender version 2.70 (oldest supported)
Hi I installed this plugin on the latest blender 2.8x, but somehow it doesn't show up on the import list,
Is there any way to make it work? thanks!

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Re: Alien Isolation (.PAK .BIN)

Post by volfin » Mon May 11, 2020 1:20 pm

Sorry Blender 2.8 is a completely new blender, they changed everything, including plugins. You'll have to use blender 2.79

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Re: Alien Isolation (.PAK .BIN)

Post by dapotato » Mon May 11, 2020 10:33 pm

volfin wrote:
Mon May 11, 2020 1:20 pm
Sorry Blender 2.8 is a completely new blender, they changed everything, including plugins. You'll have to use blender 2.79
great! it works! I was importing the geo without problems.
And now comes the 2nd question, how do I know the texture assignment?
Which goes to which?
Thanks!

Also I just found out there seems no way to multiple import objects?
I am trying to reconstruct one of the scenes, there are like several hundred objects.
Would be crazy to do it one by one.
Any ideas to speed up the import and the lookdev process?
Thanks!

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Re: Alien Isolation (.PAK .BIN)

Post by JohnRWMarchant » Sat May 16, 2020 8:12 pm

dapotato wrote:
Mon May 11, 2020 10:33 pm
volfin wrote:
Mon May 11, 2020 1:20 pm
Sorry Blender 2.8 is a completely new blender, they changed everything, including plugins. You'll have to use blender 2.79
great! it works! I was importing the geo without problems.
And now comes the 2nd question, how do I know the texture assignment?
Which goes to which?
Thanks!

Also I just found out there seems no way to multiple import objects?
I am trying to reconstruct one of the scenes, there are like several hundred objects.
Would be crazy to do it one by one.
Any ideas to speed up the import and the lookdev process?
Thanks!
So did you manage to extract rooms or whole levels, do they come out ok and not all bits placed at 0,0,0. If so i would love to know how you did it. Im not really interested in textures but the meshes for the likes of Mother, Dinning room and such would be great.

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Re: Alien Isolation (.PAK .BIN)

Post by dapotato » Sun May 17, 2020 1:10 am

JohnRWMarchant wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 8:12 pm
dapotato wrote:
Mon May 11, 2020 10:33 pm
volfin wrote:
Mon May 11, 2020 1:20 pm
Sorry Blender 2.8 is a completely new blender, they changed everything, including plugins. You'll have to use blender 2.79
great! it works! I was importing the geo without problems.
And now comes the 2nd question, how do I know the texture assignment?
Which goes to which?
Thanks!

Also I just found out there seems no way to multiple import objects?
I am trying to reconstruct one of the scenes, there are like several hundred objects.
Would be crazy to do it one by one.
Any ideas to speed up the import and the lookdev process?
Thanks!
So did you manage to extract rooms or whole levels, do they come out ok and not all bits placed at 0,0,0. If so i would love to know how you did it. Im not really interested in textures but the meshes for the likes of Mother, Dinning room and such would be great.
I was still trying. Volfin should know better. So far I only figured out how to bulk import the massive amount of pObj.
It seems to me that if you import all the thousands of pObjs you wont get what you see in the game.
They must have a particular way to populate the level so if we merely import all the raw assets, you will just get a mess of overlapping objects.
In the python import script that Volfin wrote, you can change the import setting on the translate value = false, so that it wont come in at the origin.
But it doesn't help much.

IMO, the best option is the D3DX ripper, like ninja ripper, but I tried several times with different attributes, it all came out messy and misplaced or missing a lot of parts. Most likely is cuz it only supports up to d3d11 and I'm using d3dx12, i suppose? If only the ripping works, that will save us a lot of time.

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Re: Alien Isolation (.PAK .BIN)

Post by JohnRWMarchant » Mon May 18, 2020 12:40 am

Same for me no problem ripping the parts, its just they are all orientated to 0,0,0, which is just a mess and hard to see where things fit.

I tried NR before and that did not fair any better, i only got partial captures and still a lot of stuff all over the place.

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Re: Alien Isolation (.PAK .BIN)

Post by alpha gamer » Fri May 22, 2020 9:31 am

Ok I'm able to import the models into blender, and i also have a texture folder filled with all ripped textures. So here comes the dumb noob question, how do i match the textures with the models? I'm talking doors, panels etc. I used to rip with 3dripperx and never really managed to get anything to work with ninja ripper so this is the best i have come.

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