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Other TeamBG Utilities
« on: July 24, 2010, 06:51:49 PM »
These utilities are for miscellany tasks like assisting with language translation, dumping data about items and spells to a text file, decompressing those BIF's and BAM's in the games that are compressed, and extra TBG creation tools.


WinBiff v1.2.2
This tool allows for extraction from biff files or making new biff files and has been tested with BG2, BG1, IWD and PST. Using this program for anything other than extracting data files from biff files is an advanced activity and you should be sure to make backups before trying. The biff creation and editing functionality is meant for MODs and NOT item packs or other minor downloads (as there still needs to be a way for people to get texts... thus use TBG and IAP files for this still). Now you can add replacement files in new BIF's as well as extract from CBF or BFC files. Additionally there is a BIF sharing file format that can be distributed with a new BIF to allow another user to use WinBiff to import the new BIF index data into their KEY file.

(Requires VB6pkg.exe to run.)

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Infinity Engine TBG Mass Converter 0.2.1
Allows you to properly make TBG's from a folder full of ITM's, SPL's, CRE's, DLG's to allow exporting of the associated dialog texts. This was developed from the utility below.

(Requires VB6pkg.exe to run.)

Download (92 Kb)


Infinity Engine DLG2TBG Converter 0.1.0
Allows you to properly make TBG's from your DLG files to allow exporting of the associated dialog texts. This is a first draft batch converter.

(Requires VB6pkg.exe to run.)

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Infinity Engine File Info Extractor v0.2.1
This program is a small tool to look at a folder of either CRE's, ITM's or SPL's and output all the texts (names and descriptions) for each and every file to a text file. So its a text dump. This can be useful in some customizing efforts.

(Requires VB6pkg.exe to run.)

Download (84 Kb)


Dialog.tlk Converter v1.0.0 (translation tool)
Advanced Dialog.tlk utility for BG/PT/IWD/BG2. Not for general use. Very specialized uses, such as translation of DIALOG.TLK file into other language or translation corrections.

Download (9 Kb)


tlkEdit v2.2 (translation tool)

Another advanced Dialog.tlk utility for BG/PT/IWD/BG2. Not for general use. Very specialized uses, such as translation of DIALOG.TLK file into other language or translation corrections.

This one does not dump the texts to a text file.  It allows editing within the program.

Download (215 Kb)


EffMaker v1.5

View or make EFF (effect) files for BGII or TotSC.

Requires that you have the VB6 Package installed before running.  
 
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Game Launcher and Updater Pack v1.0.0

This is a highly customizable/skinnable game launcher meant to replace baldur.exe for large mods or total conversions (new games). As an additional, and really cool feature, it also has a built-in Updater (game patcher) which works very much like the one in the NWN game launcher. It checks information on a server on the internet to see if your version of the mod installed needs updating, if it does you can choose to download it and install it from the Launcher's Updater. A benefit this has that the NWN one does not is that this will not delete the patch after its done, if you wish to delete any downloaded patch, you can do it manually. Here are some screenshots of what it can look like and do.

Note: This download is NOT for use by players, except when the Launcher is configured and included with a game mod/TC, and is for modders to setup for use with their mods/TCs. Modders should configure both its skin (appearance) and the patch files setup for the mod the Launcher is to be included in. This is not some patcher for the normal games and their patches, it is also not a single launcher for multiple games all from one program (in case you thought that).

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« Last Edit: August 06, 2010, 11:10:17 PM by Solaufein »
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