Koei Tecmo LINKDATA BIN IDX

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BIN, IDX


Format Specifications (Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires)

// Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires
// BIN file format

num_of_entries *
{
   x bytes - file data
   x bytes - padding  // up to 256 bytes
}

// Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires
// IDX file format

num_of_entries *
{
  8 bytes (uint64) - file offset
  8 bytes (uint64) - uncompressed file size
  8 bytes (uint64) - compressed file size
  8 bytes (uint64) - compression flag
}

MultiEx BMS Script

Not written yet.

QuickBMS Script

Notes and Comments

  • This file format occurs in many Koei Tecmo games.
  • Some files inside BIN archive may be compressed or encrypted.
  • Some files inside BIN archive are probably using custom ZLIB compression algorithm.
  • Some entries in IDX file may be doubled or empty.

Games

List of games using this file format:

  • Arslan: The Warriors of Legend
  • Dragon Quest Builders 2
  • Dragon Quest Heroes
  • Dynasty Warriors 4
  • Dynasty Warriors 7
  • Dynasty Warriors 8
  • Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires
  • Hyrule Warriors Legends
  • Pirate Warriors 4
  • Persona 5 Strikers (PC)
  • Samurai Warriors 4
  • Warriors All-Stars / Musou Stars (PS Vita)
  • Warriors Orochi 3
  • Warriors Orochi 4
  • Yo-kai Sangokushi (Nintendo 3DS)

Compatible Programs

Cethleann Example

Below is example of Cethleann usage:

// Extracting data from Persona 5 Strikers (PC)

Cethleann.DataExporter.exe --linkdata -g P5SPC (Path to output the extracted files) (Path to the folder with linkdata pair)