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File TypeFrictional Games Flashback File

DeveloperFrictional Games
3.8 (12 Votes)
CategoryGame Files

What is an FLASH file?

Script file referenced by games created by Frictional Games like the Amnesia series; contains data in XML format referenced by the game to show text and play sound effects during character "flashbacks"; points to sound files like .OGG and .SFX files to play sound effects.

More Information

A FLASH file appears similar to the following format:

<Voice VoiceSound="flashbacks/Helena_fb1_01.ogg" EffectSound="" TextCat="Flashbacks" TextEntry="Helena_fb1_01" />
FLASH files are located in the following directory in Windows (directory dependent on the site you download the game from, in this case it's Steam):

C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\[Game Title]\flashbacks

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Updated 12/27/2013

About FLASH Files

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