Re-Volt Add-On Documentation

This is the documentation for Marv's Add-On for Re-Volt files.
It is intended to be used with Blender 2.79.

Download (rva_17.1017)




A list of currently supported features and what's to come.

A guide for the installation of the add-on.

Tools Panel:
The panel located on the left hand side of the 3D view.
Open/Close the tools panel using T. The Re-Volt tab can be found at the very bottom.

Import/Export, Settings (Object Mode)
    Buttons for importing and exporting files as well as settings.

Light (Object Mode)
    Tools for shading cars and generating shadow textures.

Face Properties (Edit Mode)
    Face/Polygon properties for PRM, W and NCP meshes.

Vertex Colors (Edit Mode)
    An easy tool for vertex painting.

Texture Animation (Edit Mode)
    A panel for editing texture animations of .w files.


Object Properties
    Re-Volt object properties found in the Properties editor.

Scene Properties
    Re-Volt scene (.w) properties.

Import and Export
Read how the add-on handles import and export (advanced).

Re-Volt File Structure
Overview of Re-Volt's binary files and their structure (advanced).

Known Issues

UV Unwrap Reset broken
Not an issue with this add-on directly, however, there is a bug in Blender that is caused by a feature used by the add-on. I reported this bug and it has recently been fixed. The fix sadly didn't make it into 2.79 yet. To obtain a version with the fix included, download Blender from

Only one BigCube
Only one sphere (BigCube) is written around the entire level. This shouldn't impact performance too much, a fix should come eventually.