Master of Orion saved game

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File Format
Name Master of Orion saved game
Extension(s) .gam

Master of Orion is a DOS game and it saves its games in files titled GAME#.GAM with # representing the saved game's position in the box of saved games. Number 0 is reserved for autosave.

These are binary files of exactly 59036 bytes in length.

Format (not a complete description):

  • In the start of the file there are blocks of 270 bytes representing each star system
  • Other information appears to start at offset 4DA0
  • You can find player names starting with offset E1BA with block length of 15 bytes
    • Each name is written as a simple ASCII and is padded with 0 bytes


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