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Bob Liu

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Dreamcast ARC Files
« on: May 04, 2015, 10:30:04 am »
Does anyone here know how to extract arc files on Dreamcast discs? I need to know how so I can compress the sound/voices files for a game. Any help?

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Re: Dreamcast ARC Files
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2015, 10:40:53 am »
Arc(hive) is a generic data file that could be anything. Game or developer-specifc. It's like asking how to extract sound from a SNES ROM. It's just a data blob and you need to reverse engineer the internal formats.
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Re: Dreamcast ARC Files
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2015, 10:52:17 am »
Arc(hive) is a generic data file that could be anything. Game or developer-specifc. It's like asking how to extract sound from a SNES ROM. It's just a data blob and you need to reverse engineer the internal formats.
Yeah, I know. I'm just trying my luck to see if anyone here can help. Anyhow, the format that the files actually are in is SARC.