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== Format ==
== Format ==
{| class="wikitable"
! Type
! Count
! Name
! Notes
|-
| u32
| 1
| '''Magic'''
| Always <code>0xC001D00D</code>
|-
| u32
| 1
| '''Version'''
| Always 3
|-
| u32
| 1
| '''Area Count'''
| Number of areas contained in this world.
|-
| u32
| 1
| '''Cinematic Skip Count'''
| Count of Cinematic Skip SpecialFunction instances.
|-
| u32
| ''Cinematic Skip Count''
| '''Cinematic Skip Instance IDs'''
| Array of instance IDs listing every Cinematic Skip SpecialFunction instance in the world.
|-
| u32
| 1
| '''MemoryRelay Count'''
| Count of MemoryRelay instances.
|-
| u32
| ''MemoryRelay Count''
| '''MemoryRelay Instance IDs'''
| Array of instance IDs listing every MemoryRelay instance in the world.
|-
| u32
| 1
| '''Unknown Count'''
| Count of elements in the next array.
|-
| [[#Unknown Struct|Unknown Struct]]
| 1
| '''Unknown Array'''
|
|-
| u32
| 1
| '''DoorArea Count'''
| Count of DoorArea instances.
|-
| u32
| ''DoorArea Count''
| '''DoorArea Instance IDs'''
| Array of instance IDs listing every DoorArea instance in the world.
|-
| u32
| 1
| '''Scan Count'''
| Count of SCAN assets.
|-
| [[#Scan|Scan]]
| ''Scan Count''
| '''Scan Array'''
| Array describing every SCAN asset used in this world.
|-
| colspan=4 {{unknown|End of file}}
|}
=== Unknown Struct ===
{| class="wikitable"
! Type
! Name
! Notes
|-
| u32
| '''Area ID'''
| Internal area ID (not the MREA ID).
|-
| u32
| {{unknown|Unknown}}
|
|-
| colspan=3 {{unknown|End of scan}}
|}
=== Scan ===
{| class="wikitable"
! Type
! Name
! Notes
|-
| Asset ID
| '''SCAN Asset ID'''
| Asset ID of a [[SCAN (Metroid Prime)|SCAN]] file.
|-
| u32
| '''Logbook Category'''
| Enum describing which logbook category this scan is part of. See below for possible values.
|-
| colspan=3 {{unknown|End of scan}}
|}
Possible logbook category values:


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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
|-
| 0
| 0
| Generic
| Non-Logbook
|-
|-
| 1
| 1
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|-
|-
| 3
| 3
| Morphology
| Creatures
|-
|-
| 4
| 4
| Research
| Research
|}
|}


[[Category:File Formats]]
[[Category:File Formats]]
[[Category:Metroid Prime]]

Revision as of 05:09, 28 May 2016

The SAVW format determines what data gets saved to the memory card. It's used to save information on non-hardcoded parts of the game, like whether you've collected a certain pickup, whether you've scanned a given object, etc.


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Document the rest of this format.

Format

Type Count Name Notes
u32 1 Magic Always 0xC001D00D
u32 1 Version Always 3
u32 1 Area Count Number of areas contained in this world.
u32 1 Cinematic Skip Count Count of Cinematic Skip SpecialFunction instances.
u32 Cinematic Skip Count Cinematic Skip Instance IDs Array of instance IDs listing every Cinematic Skip SpecialFunction instance in the world.
u32 1 MemoryRelay Count Count of MemoryRelay instances.
u32 MemoryRelay Count MemoryRelay Instance IDs Array of instance IDs listing every MemoryRelay instance in the world.
u32 1 Unknown Count Count of elements in the next array.
Unknown Struct 1 Unknown Array
u32 1 DoorArea Count Count of DoorArea instances.
u32 DoorArea Count DoorArea Instance IDs Array of instance IDs listing every DoorArea instance in the world.
u32 1 Scan Count Count of SCAN assets.
Scan Scan Count Scan Array Array describing every SCAN asset used in this world.
End of file

Unknown Struct

Type Name Notes
u32 Area ID Internal area ID (not the MREA ID).
u32 Unknown
End of scan

Scan

Type Name Notes
Asset ID SCAN Asset ID Asset ID of a SCAN file.
u32 Logbook Category Enum describing which logbook category this scan is part of. See below for possible values.
End of scan

Possible logbook category values:

ID Category
0 Non-Logbook
1 Space Pirate Data
2 Chozo Lore
3 Creatures
4 Research