Arcanum Modding

Tools and information useful for modding Arcanum

Arcanum modding is much livelier today then one could expect for such an old game. Here's a bunch of tools by which the task of creating complex quests and populated towns becomes less tedious. Feel free to go to the forums to clarify all your doubts regarding the use of these files. And if you don't know where to start - check out AMTUT.

Arcanum Modding Tutorial (AMTUT)

by DarkUnderlord

If you're new to modding Arcanum, AMTUT is where you should start learning how. This step-by-step tutorial goes from the basics to creating complex quests and alternate endings for your module. Also available online

WorldEd Manual

While AMTUT and other guides will show to how to use the editor, the manual is the only way to know WorldEd inside-out

Arcanum Factory

by FilthyJack, info here

Arcanum Modding Tools


Script editing

.dat utilities


Arcanum Modding Resources

Check out The Arcanum Resources page by DU for more info on these.

Mod Building 101 - "The Dungeon Crawl"