From Heavy Iron Modding

This page contains a list of tools developed by the community for modding purposes, as well as tools developed outside the community which are also useful for modding.

Tool Author Description
Heavy Mod Manager igorseabra4 A mod manager for Heavy Iron games
Industrial Park igorseabra4 Viewer and editor for HIP/HOP archives
HipHopTool igorseabra4 Used to extract, edit and create new HIP/HOP archives
BFBB Patch Tool Seil Allows creation and applying of patches for modified content in BFBB; used for distribution of mods
BFBBAnimTools Seil Script for importing and exporting ANIM assets in 3ds Max.
Hans igorseabra4 Save file editor
QuickBMS Luigi Auriemma Previous tool for HIP/HOP, did not allow complex editing of the files
RW Analyze Steve M. Used to view the tree structure of RenderWare files (models)
rwio The Hero Plugin for 3ds Max which allows importing and exporting of RenderWare DFFs.
Magic.TXD The_GTA Editor for RenderWare textures
BrawlCrate Various Allows editing GC icons stored in tpl format.
TextureTool Penney16 Used to quickly resize an image you wish to use as a texture for BFBB, as well as extra useful features.
BFBB JSP Tool igorseabra4 Converts JSP and DFF files from the XBOX version of Battle For Bikini Bottom to OBJ. Deprecated in favor of Industrial Park's internal exporter.
Heavy Iron Bik Converter Suprnova Automatically converts video files into a .bik file that is already formatted to work in almost every Heavy Iron Renderware game.
The GoodEditor-2 Penney16 Used to edit .ho parcels and can (for now) edit SimpleObject & Platform assets' Position Rotation and Scale X, Y and Z and edit the Collision Flag and Visibility Flag of a SimpleObjects.
HiHoTool igorseabra4 Used to extract and edit assets from .ho parcels.
Collin Mem Spongebob's Truth or Square & Wall-E modding tool
Plankton Mem .HO archive editor (all games)
DynamicGeometry Mem A "Spongebobs Truth or Square" (2009) StaticGeometry editor


This section contains assets to be freely used for modding provided by users in the Heavy Iron Modding discord

Assets Author Description
BfBB Simple Level Template Double H Contains a flat plain, tikis, blocks, button & gate, springboard, hovering platform, collectables, and some robots. A blank version with just a plain is included as well.
CB02 Models Penney16 Some custom models and textures of Spongebob's house, Patrick's, and Squidward's used in CB02.
CB Sounds Penney16 2 custom sounds that were used in some of Penney16's mods.
BfBB Taskbox Template Olaia Taskbox template for bfbb with cameras.
Lighthouse Model Pepperpot Lighthouse Model (Includes .blend, .obj., .mtl) Requires: bubble_buddy (gl01), building_grey3 (gl01), building_red (gl01)