Extracting Files in No Man's Sky

No Man’s Sky Mods Forums Tutorials Extracting Files in No Man's Sky

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    • #162643
      TechXPlays
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      I happened to figure this out very quickly and honestly by accident not long after attempting to modify the game. Figured I’d make a tutorial and just go for it from there

       

      Its very easy, you just need the tool QuickBMS and a script from their database to extract. That’s it! Let the modding begin!

    • #162644
      TechXPlays
      Participant

      So apparently it didn’t put my video into the post… not sure why so I’ll leave a url here
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEnAqDIweR4

      • #162796
        Surfur
        Participant

        Hey man! 

        First, thanks for the tutorial, and so quick too.  

        I tried this morning to get the extraction to work but every time I went to load your .BMS the program would bring down the selection screen and then bring it back up and prompt me to select a .BMS file again.  I didn’t get much time to mess with it before work, so I’m going to play around some more with it when I get home, just wondering if you know what might be happening.

        • #162797
          Surfur
          Participant

          Apparently I can’t edit posts.  Watched the video again and I’m an idiot, ignore that haha.  I needed to select the .PAK file.  that’s what it was prompting me for.

      • #168029
        mattstryker
        Participant

        Sorry, your video has been taken down, and No Man’s Sky is not listed on the quickbms page, so is there some other way to extract the pak files?

         

    • #163633
      Sayt
      Participant

      Great tutorial, never knew about QuickBMS but man that tool is going to come in handy for other projects! 

      Just wanted to drop a tool mention here, DXTBMP is great for swapping DDS textures to something more editable, and vice versa. 
      http://www.mwgfx.co.uk/programs/dxtbmp.htm

      There’s also GIMP DDS and Normal Map plugins that are available as well!

      https://code.google.com/archive/p/gimp-dds/downloads
      https://code.google.com/archive/p/gimp-normalmap/downloads

    • #164371
      David001
      Participant

      Hey guys, I’ve a question, So I’ve changed the sounds in the game and for that I’ve converted the .WEM files to .OGG with ww2ogg, but now I wanna convert it back to .WEM (the modifyed files), but I don’t know how to… does anyone can help me?

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