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Making and adding Environments

Environment is like a config which decides how light and shadows look in your level, this is what...

Ai Escorts (and Special Objectives)

A test map is provided in the Attachments. Escort Characters All Escort characters will stop mo...

Navigation in diesel

Navigation links or navlinks for short are ElementSpecialObjectives that have "Is Navigation Li...

Optimisation: Occlusion and Portals

What is an Occluder? Occluders are simple planes that are used to hide props (specifically objec...

Custom Subtitled Dialogue and Sound

If your heist or mod needs custom dialogue that includes subtitles follow the following steps. ...

Weapon Mods

This contains data for all the current weapon mods in the base game Game Base Name ID ID...

Bundle File

*Originally written by Simon W. Bundle Database (BLB) The Bundle Database file, also known as “...

Texture Files

This is a mapping of the Payday 2 textures. Each section is collection of similar things. You ca...

Unit File

This is an explanation of how units work in Payday 2. This may not be 100% perfect, but it shoul...

Masks

This contains data for all the current masks in the game. Masks Base Game Mask Name ID ...

Mask Patterns

This contains data for all the current mask patterns in the game Patterns Game Base Patt...

Mask Materials

This contains data for all the current mask materials in the game Materials Game Base Ma...

Extracting the Game's Files

This guide will go over how to extract the game’s assets. If you simply want to install mods, thi...

.animation Format

This page will be an approximate breakdown on the current known information on the .animation fil...

Material Config XML

Example XML: <materials version="3"> <material name="mat_name" render_template="ge...

SystemFS

SystemFS is a class to read and write files and more. Currently, it works only in the Windows ve...

Object Xml

Example XML: <dynamic_object> <diesel materials="units/path/material_config" orientat...

Re-Extracting the Game's Files After an Update

As you might be aware, PAYDAY 2 tends to update frequently with new content. It won’t magically a...

WeaponLib Mod Preparation

You boot up Payday 2, intend to enjoy a few of new weapon mod that have appeared on the front pag...

Animated Models

(WIP PAGE ON ANIMATED MODELS USED IN PAYDAY 2) Page Notes: Animations missing X Y or Z rotati...