ie_shell - Simple Python shell for exploring Infinity Engine-based game files
None at present, just untar the tarball somewhere convenient.
./data/ - directory for storing exported data, provided for convenience
- directory where the game you are interested in is installed
- names of RESREF and STRREF index files, located in game_dir.
Edit the names if the case does not match
Just type ./ie_shell.py or python ./ie_shell.py and you should see
dots marking progress as the program loads CHITIN.KEY and DIALOG.TLK.
!!! This might take *extremely* long time on a slow computer and
a significant portion of memory. If it's too slow or too big, then
this proggie just is not for you :( !!!
Once the files are loaded, you get Cmd: prompt, where you can type
Now you can load files, inspect their contents, search them and export
objects out of them.
The following resource formats are recognized in this version:
BIFF (only file records)
CRE (only partial)
Type `?' or `help' to get some online help and `q', `quit' or ^D
to exit the program.
License, disclaimer and similar stuff:
Copyright (C) 2004-2006 by Jaroslav Benkovsky, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2
of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.