RF1 File Formats

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File Extension Purpose Format Documentation Notes
.tbl Settings/attribute configuration Plaintext - Used for configuration of various game settings, in the creation of mods, and for HUD messages within levels.
- List of RF1 Table Files
.vpp Volition Packfile rafalh: vpp_format.h
Heiko Herrmann: VPP Format
- Asset files must be within .vpp packfiles for Red Faction to load them.
- Also used in other Volition games such as Summoner.
- Associated tools: CCrunch (Create), RED (Create), Descent Manager Toolkit tools (Create, extract, edit) VPP Exporter (Extract)
- List of RF1 Packfiles
.peg Volition Asset Packfile - Used on PlayStation 2 version, not present on PC.
.rfl Red Faction Level rafalh: rfl.ksy - Originally used the .d4l (Descent 4 Level) extension.
- Associated tools: RED (Create, edit)
.vf Volition Font rafalh: vf_format.h - Also used in other Volition games such as Summoner.
- Associated tools: FontTool2 (Create)
.vfx Visual Effect rafalh: vfx.ksy, vfx_format.h - Associated tools: VFXExporter (Create)
.v3d Volition Static Mesh (Pre-CCrunch) rafalh: v3d.ksy, v3d_format.h - Associated tools: V3DExporter (Create)
.v3m Volition Static Mesh (Post-CCrunch) rafalh: v3d.ksy, v3d_format.h - Associated tools: CCrunch (Create), or V3D Tool (Create)
.vcm Volition Skeletal Mesh (Pre-CCrunch) rafalh: v3d.ksy, v3d_format.h - Associated tools: RFBone (Create)
.v3c Volition Skeletal Mesh (Post-CCrunch) rafalh: v3d.ksy, v3d_format.h - Associated tools: CCrunch (Create)
.mvf RF Skeletal Animation
.rfa RF Skeletal Animation rafalh: rfa_format.h
.tga TARGA Image
.vbm Volition Bitmap Image rafalh: vbm_format.h
Heiko Herrmann: VBM Format
- Format supports animation
- Also used in other Volition games such as Summoner.
- Associated tools: MakeVBM (Create), MakeVBM (Enhanced) (Create), VBM Exporter (Extract), VBM Viewer (View)
.dds DirectDraw Surface Image - Compatibility with Red Faction added with Dash Faction 1.5.0+
.wav WAVE Sound
.rfg Red Faction Group rafalh: rfg.ksy - Associated tools: RED (Create, import)
.txt Text Plaintext - Used for configuration of RED Texture Browser
.svl RF Savegame - Savegame file format for Red Faction (PC).
.binX RF N-Gage Savegame Goober: RF N-Gage Savegame Format - Savegame file format for Red Faction (N-Gage).