EA ARC FLSH RNIB

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ARC

  • Format Type : Archive
  • Endian Order : Big Endian / Little Endian


Format Specifications

// EA ARC archive file format

// Note: big endian or little endian, it depends on the game

// header (16 bytes)
4 bytes (uint32) - tail offset
4 bytes (uint32) - align?  // 256
8 bytes (double) - timestamp?

// data
num_of_files *
{
    4 bytes (uint32) - chunk type?  // 3, 4 or 6
    4 bytes (char) - chunk signature // "FLSH" or "RNIB"
    4 bytes - padding // 0xFF 0xFF 0xFF 0xFF
    4 bytes (uint32) - filename length
    x bytes (char) - filename  // e.g. "s2c_comp_dpad_down"
    4 bytes (uint32) - file size
    x bytes - file data
}

// tail
4 bytes (uint32) - number of files
num_of_files *
{
   4 bytes (uint32) - some CRC?
   4 bytes (uint32) - chunk offset
   4 bytes (uint32) - chunk size
   x bytes (char) - chunk name
   8 bytes (double) - timestamp?
}

MultiEx BMS Script

Not written yet.

QuickBMS Script

Notes and Comments

  • None.

Games

List of games using this file format:

  • The Sims 2 (PS2) (*.ARC)
  • The Sims 3 (WII) (*.ARC)
  • The Sims Castaway (WII) (*.ARC)

Compatible Programs

None.