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! There are quite a few Descent tools, add them here The following tools are able to work with this game.

Name PlatformGroup/archives Levels Graphics Music Sounds Text Saves .exe patch Notes
Camoto Linux/WindowsEdit (HOG only)NoNoNoNoNoNoNo

File formats

The following file formats are used by this game.
Filename Format Details
*.cfg Descent CFG Format Game configuration
*.dem Decent Demo Format Demo macro?
*.hmp Human Machine Interfaces MIDI Format Game music
*.hog HOG Format Archive file storing much of the game data
*.pig PIG Format Additional archive storing the rest of the game data
*.plr Descent PLR Format Player data

All the Descent file formats are documented on the Descent Developer Network. The source code for Descent 1 and 2 are also available. There is a project called D1X-Rebirth which has ported Descent to modern operating systems.