Area .DAT file
The Client uses the .DAT file to generate the visualization for the area.
Whenever the edit instance of an Area is changed, the .DAT file is updated. The file is also updated routinely at set time intervals, regardless of whether or not there have been changes.
To manually force a save of an area, use the "Write .DAT file" option in the File Menu on HeroBlade.
- Character Spec, which uses different kinds of .dat files.