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Modifying PC Dead Rising 2

Tutorials


   Reskin Modifications
   Opening files to edit
   Placing items
    List of items

Modifications


   Debug Mode
   Reskin Modifications
   Model Modifications
   Level Modifications
   Other Modifications

What each file does list


   .Big Files
    Reskin files

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To be able to modify Dead Rising 2 files you must be able to open them.

To open these files use Gibbed's DeadRising2 Tools (Gibbed.DeadRising2.Tools(rev 11).rar).

Download Gibbed's DeadRising2 ToolsEdit

Link to download

Thread on the download

Tutorial on how to open filesEdit

Dead Rising 2 - PC - How to Edit datafile03:55

Dead Rising 2 - PC - How to Edit datafile.big & change Field of View (FOV)

ubtri: How to Edit datafile.big

The video will show you how to open big files. Below are screenshots of the video.

Dead rising ubtri UNPACK and modify datafile big

Make sure you have Winrar to open the donwloaded file.

Dead rising ubtri UNPACK and modify datafile big (8)

Locate the folder you have installed Dead Rising 2 in. You will be unpacking datafile.big located in the /dead rising 2/data folder.

Dead rising ubtri UNPACK and modify datafile big (7)

Click and drag the datafile.big file.

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Release the dragged datafile.big file over the Gibbed.DeadRising2.Unpack.exe file.

Dead rising ubtri UNPACK and modify datafile big (5)

The unpacked datafile.big opens into a new folder /dead rising 2/data/datafile_big

Dead rising ubtri UNPACK and modify datafile big (4)

Make your desired modifications, then remember to save the file.

Dead rising ubtri UNPACK and modify datafile big (3)

Click and drag the datafile.big file over to Gibbed.DeadRising2.Pack.exe

Dead rising ubtri UNPACK and modify datafile big (2)

This will create a new file called datfile_big.big.

Backup the original file by renaming the file (defalt)datafile.big.

Rename the new datfile_big.big to datfile.big and start the game.


See alsoEdit

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