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Kingdom Hearts II - jiminy.bar

This file contains different informations about Jiminy’s Journal. Internally it is a bar file.


Each sub-file starts with the same header. Only the Magic Code differs.

Offset Type Description
00 int Magic Code
04 int Version
08 int Entries count
0C int Padding

Entries


Worl

Contains metadata about the worlds. The world IDs don’t align with the one’s used in the rest of the game.

Magic Code JMWO

Offset Type Description
00 byte Index
01 char[3] ID
04 ushort Text used in the title bar
06 ushort Text used in menus (Treasures, Puzzle Pieces etc.)
08 ushort Story Flag to use this text
0A ushort Alternative text used in the title bar
0C ushort Alternative text used in menus (Treasures, Puzzle Pieces etc.)
0E ushort Alternative Story Flag to use the alternative text

Only the world hb utilized the alternative texts and story flag fields to switch from Hollow Bastion to Radiant Garden later in the game.


Stor

Contains informations about the entries shown in the “Story” section of each world.

Magic Code JMST

Offset Type Description
00 byte World
01 byte[3] Padding
04 ushort Text used in the “Summary” textbox
06 ushort Text used in the “Objective” textbox
08 ushort Text used in the “Story” section of the world
0A ushort Story Flag when to show the texts

Albu

Contains informations about the entries shown in the “Album” section of each world.

Magic Code JMAL

Offset Type Description
00 byte World
01 char[5] Picture Id (menu/”region”/jm_photo/”world_id”_“picture_id”.bin)
06 ushort Story Flag when to show entry
08 ushort Title Text
0A ushort Description Text

Char

Contains informations about the “Character” section.

Magic Code JMCH

Offset Type Description
00 byte World
01 byte Picture (Index of menu/”region”/jm_photo/jmface_“world_id”.bin)
02 byte Background color Picture
03 byte Padding
04 ushort ID
06 ushort Title
08 ushort Description
0A ushort Source Title
0C ushort Object ID
0E ushort Motion
10 ushort Stat
12 short Object X Position
14 short Object Y Position
16 short Object Y Rotation
18 short Object X Position 2
1A short Object Y Position 2
1C float Scale
20 float Scale 2

Anse

Contains the texts for the Secret Ansem Reports.

Magic Code JMAN

Offset Type Description
00 ushort Item ID
02 ushort Title
04 ushort Text
06 ushort Padding

Diag

Seems to contain story flags. This sub-file houses two different structures.

Magic Code JMDI

Structure 1 (Data Info)

Offset Type Description
00 ushort DrawProgress
02 ushort HideProgress
04 byte World
05 byte Count
06 byte Type
07 byte Padding
08 uint Address

Structure 2 (Character Info)

Offset Type Description
00 ushort Label
02 short X Position
04 short Y Position
06 byte Draw
07 byte Padding

Limi

Contains informations about the section “Limits”.

Magic Code JMLI

Offset Type Description
00 ushort Command Id
02 ushort Title
04 ushort Description
06 ushort Padding

Mini

Contains informations about the section “Minigames”.

Magic Code JMMG

Offset Type Description
00 ushort World
02 ushort Title
04 ushort Highscore Text
06 ushort Game Id

Ques

Contains informations about the section “Missions”.

Magic Code JMQU

Offset Type Description
00 ushort World
02 ushort Category Text
04 ushort Title
06 ushort Status
08 ushort Story Flag
0A ushort Game Id
0C ushort Score
0E ushort Clear Condition

Status

Type Description
0 Disabled
1 Draw
2 Cleared
3 100% Cleared

Puzz

Contains metadata about the puzzle images. This sub-file is exclusive to the FM releases.

Magic Code JMPZ

Offset Type Description
00 byte ID
01 byte : 0-3 Piece Count
01 byte : 4-7 Are pieces rotatable?
02 ushort Name
04 ushort Reward Item
06 char[10] File Name (menu/”region”/jm_puzzle/”filename”.bin)

Piece Sizes

Type Description
0 12
1 48

Rotations

Type Description
0 Fixed
1 Rotatable