If you are interested in doing modding for State of Decay, 99% of the base of modding is in the Pak files.
What each Pak file doesEdit
There are many different PAk files that you can extract, and here's what each of them does.
|File name||What it does In Vanilla Version|
|Animations.Pak||Includes All game animations.|
|Characters.Pak||Includes character design for Humans and Zombies. These include shirt, pants, heads, ect|
|Dialog.Pak||Includes Audio files, XML files for the Subtitles|
|Levels.Pak||Includes the world. I.E. Plants, environment, land, structure placement. The core of the surroundings|
|Objects.Pak||Includes all object. I.E: Doors, weapons, buildings, gates, ect|
|Particles.Pak||Contain all SpecialFX like dust, slashing, ect|
|Sounds.Pak||Contain all audio in game. Excluding Dialog.|
|Terrain.Pak||Sets the ground texturing.|
|Textures.Pak||Contains most of the Games Textures.|
|Video.Pak||Includes the files for the intro at the game, and the background at the loading screen|
Pak Extraction ToolEdit
Please note that this is far from complete, and that i've only included information on the Pak files that i 100% without a doubt can confirm.
There are plans to also get the file directories for each Pak file.
For example: /Common/State of Decay/Game/Characters.Pak