"The scenario is unreadable because it is invalid or corrupted."
The replay also does not open in BWChart (it is from 1.16.1, before SC:R.) There were other deleted replays from the same drive that were also recovered and corrupted. I have the working versions of those replays because some were found on another drive, undeleted.
I can send some of those corrupted replay files, along with the working versions for a side-by-side comparison. So far I have tried examining them side-by-side using a hex editor to try and make sense of the differences. But as far as I can tell the corrupted ones have the same values, just very scrambled (big surprise.)
I am offering a reward of $200 USD if anyone can do a full and complete working recovery of the replay. If you can get it to a point where someone can make further progress so that it is actually workable (i.e. the replay opens in StarCraft, but the sequence of commands is different from how they actually occurred, or does not show any input at all) I am offering a part of the total reward in accordance with the work done or progress made.
I am offering this reward because of the sentimental value of the replay. I'm sure you all understand. PM me for further details and the files themselves.