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Here, you will find useful technical information about Battle for Bikini Bottom.


Check the Mods page for all community made mods you can play yourself.

Modding guides

Essentials series

This series of modding tutorials is meant to introduce modding of Battle for Bikini Bottom, and the other games, to beginners, in addition to covering other in-depth topics.

Introductory series

Read all of these pages before starting modding, as they contain the most basic info.

  1. Introduction
  2. Industrial Park basics
  3. Editing Assets
  4. Templates
  5. Links
  6. Dispatchers
  7. Tikis and Enemies

In-Depth guides

Creating custom levels or exporting/importing other custom content in the game.

Asset guides

Information on specific in-game items and controllers.

Other guides


Game/Disc Filesystem


Tool Author Version Description
Industrial Park igorseabra4 Preview 57.1 Viewer and editor for HIP/HOP archives
HipHopTool igorseabra4 0.5 Used to extract, edit and create new HIP/HOP archives
BFBB Patch Tool Seil 0.5 Allows creation and applying of patches for modified content in BFBB; used for distribution of mods
BFBBAnimTools Seil 1.0.1 Script for importing and exporting ANIM assets in 3ds Max.
Hans igorseabra4 0.1 Save file editor
QuickBMS Luigi Auriemma 0.9.0 Previous tool for HIP/HOP, did not allow complex editing of the files
RW Analyze Steve M. 0.4b Used to view the tree structure of RenderWare files (models)
rwio The Hero 3.1d Plugin for 3ds Max which allows importing and exporting of RenderWare DFFs.
Magic.TXD The_GTA 1.1 Editor for RenderWare textures
BrawlCrate Various 0.30 Allows editing GC icons stored in tpl format.
TextureTool Penney16 2.0 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 0.2 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 1.1 Automatically converts video files into a .bik file that is already formatted to work in almost every Heavy Iron Renderware game.

Other Projects

Name Author Version Description
BFBB Decompilation BFBB Decomp Team Disassembly of BFBB, useful for seeing the game's internals. Currently focuses on the GameCube disc.