A 2013 adventure RPG, developed by Chucklefish Games for PC. It is a game about exploring space and planets.

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How Can I Plant Stuff in Starbound?

I have lots of seeds and saplings, how can I plant them? I have Dry Dirt, Dire Stone And Dry Sand (and no equipment except a Watering Pot).
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Where can I find Plant Fiber and Iron?

Where can I find Plant Fiber and Iron? I'm on the planet Cephei Rim VI.
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How do i find a specific system

I recently set up camp on a planet, rigged up a teleporter, and now I can't find the system itself. Does anyone know an easy way of finding the system? I know all the details apart from the ...
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How do I defeat Shockhopper Mk II?

I just got the quest from the penguin at the outpost to go to the testing facility to fight Shockhopper Mk II, but I can't seem to figure out how to defeat Shockhopper Mk II. He always manages to kill ...
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Is Crystal Biome still available?

I remember that I once found on a planet, deep below, very near the final lava level, a small Crystal cave. It was a very beautiful place to play around. In the actual version, is this minibiome ...
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How can I stop fall damage?

In starbound I have a path down to the core, but it is very difficult to use my second jump to alleviate fall damage. Can I use water or a certain block to eliminate this, such as slime blocks in ...
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Tips on surviving a biome dungeon?

I'm playing as an Avian character, and I stumbled upon an Avian dungeon. I would have assumed that the creatures within would have thought me friendly (since I'm the same race), but that's apparently ...
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What is Starbound and is it only on PC, or on console and PC?

I've heard about this game in many groups on social media and I've heard that it's really fun to play. Can anyone tell me what it is? I've been wondering this for a long time and I finally broke and ...
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I may have broken something in a custom mod

I have created a new custom race for Starbound, but alas, I have no idea of how mods work. The original download was of a default copy of the Human race files. I simply retextured them. But now, that ...
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How do I add pixels to a specific character?

Starbound worlds looks pretty amazing and it's time to build up something really big. Can you, please, guide me how to add pixels to a specific character? Is there any way to achieve that with a ...
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How do I put fuel into my starbound ship?

I want to go to another galaxy in starbound but i cant because i dont know how to put the fuel into my ship and where! I have the fuel. I just need to know how to put the fuel into the spaceship.
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How do you avoid getting radiation in starbound?

I have recently started the Dreadwing mission in Starbound and have come to realize that I need better weapons so I have landed on a planet with a radiation symbol. I am a newer player so I do not ...
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How do I get radioactive ores?

I am at the beginning of the game quest. I finished the No Place Like Home quest by finally getting Core Fragment ores to repair my thrusters. Now my thrusters are repaired and S.A.I.L suggests that I ...
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Steel Catch 22 in Starbound

I want to make Steel bars To make steel you need iron and oil to collect oil you need an upgraded Matter Manipulator to upgrade the Matter Manipulator you need refined copper to refine copper you ...
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How high can I jump?

When I'm placing platforms, I'm not too sure how high I can place them and have them still be reachable. How many block heights can I jump? (For reference, I know that by default, you can jump ten ...
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How to defeat Starbound's first boss?

Starbound's first boss, the giant crystal monster found at the end of Erchius mining facility, is finicky and difficult, especially considering there is no way of progressing to the next tier of armor ...
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How do I make a new world per character in starbound?

I own two starbound characters: one Avian and one Novakid. I need to know how to make a new world for every character. The latter of the two is my first character, and he already exhausted the ...
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How do I upgrade the matter manipulator in the new stable Starbound?

I currently have two quests involving steel, which requires oil to create. I can't harvest oil until I upgrade my matter manipulator, but I cannot for the life of me figure out how to do that! I've ...
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What types of dungeons can be found on which planets in Starbound?

From what I understand, dungeons are distributed according to planet biomes. Which dungeons can be found on which planet type then? For example, I'm pretty sure you can find floran dungeons on jungle ...
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How do I negate falling damage in Starbound?

I want to build a hellevator (to borrow a word from Terraria). What do I put at the bottom (or throughout the shaft) to make it so I do not die at the bottom? Are there generic solutions to prevent ...
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Where is the Erchius mining facility?

I have the quest to go to the Erchius mining facility to check out a distress signal. I did the logical thing and went to the only moon in the current system (since that is the only area i can travel ...
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How do I update to Giraffe?

How do I update my game to Upbeat Giraffe? I saw it recently came out, so I want to download it so me and my friend can continue playing. But, the game says it is up to date, despite while in game ...
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Is there a way to change where I beam down to? [duplicate]

On Starbound, when ever you beam down to a planet, it drops you in the same spot each time. Is there a way to edit where it drops you (no mods preferably)? I am exploring planets to find a good ...
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What is the admin command to spawn the heat suit?

Normally a player would defeat the giant robot to get the heat suit, but I can't quite pull that victory off. What is the admin command to spawn the heat suit tech? update My workaround was ...
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When do I get to upgrade my ship?

When do I get to upgrade my ship? And how?, without using the /spawnitem shipT# command? Replace the '#' with a Tier number (1 to 10?). Note: This content is only found in the nightly builds. ...
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Where do I find Oil?

In Starbound, there are many new things introduced into the game in the Nightly builds (for the upcoming Winter update). One of which is many changes to progression... I'm up to a part where you're ...
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What do I do with Pickaxes in the nightly builds?

In the stable builds, pickaxes and drills are the main methods of mining out things (apart from the Matter Manipulators). However, this has changed in the nightly builds. I've noticed that Pickaxes ...
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Starbound: Sudden extreme cold at low depths?

I was mining, and there was a point where if I go down a few blocks, I start losing heat rapidly: But if I go back up to the platform directly above it, my heat starts regaining rapidly. What's ...
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Is there a slow FPS fix for Starbound for Linux64?

I thought I would run this here, as the conventional solutions (disable Steam overlay, run without Steam, etcetera) have been ineffective, or in one case seemed to make it even worse. Starbound is ...
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How can I have my door stay open until I go go back inside

I want to have a pressure plate beside my door on the inside. When I step on it I want it to toggle my door open or closed. So if I walk out my door should stay open until I (or someone else) walks ...
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Where can I find a blueprint for Sushi?

I've been searching for a long time, and I recently got into exploring the variety of recipes and food in starbound, and I discovered that sushi has some of the most beneficial effects available for ...
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Is there any other fuel to power my ship? [duplicate]

I'm stuck on a astriod and there is no oxygen so I die really fast I can't mine fast enough help.I've tried coal but I don't have enough.
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Need explaination for tag description on servers

While browsing around for servers I faced the server list featuring tags. Some are easy to understand like "pvp". Some other like "anarchy", "dedicated" or "vanilla" means nothing to me. Can anybody ...
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Can multiplayer games mix softcore/hardcore mode?

Is it possible for two players to play together, one in softcore and one in permadeath mode? In that case, is there any specific handling for pvp? Assumed that we are in a pvp server, players are ...
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Upgrade to Stone Axe in Starbound

I have defeated the first boss in Starbound and am roaming around in the Beta Sector. I have upgraded my pickaxe to gold, and it is working really great. I was wondering if there are similar ...
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How does one unlock the The Rubium Tech Upgrade

How can I unlock the Rubium Tech Upgrade in the robotic crafting table ? I have everything I need to craft it but it just won't appear. Do I need to craft all the other tech upgrades before I can see ...
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Is there a way to tell if an alien is aggressive or friendly on Starbound?

I have found that some aliens cause me no harm at all, whereas others will try and kill me. Is there a way of knowing for sure if an alien is going to kill me or not before I go stabbing it? I'd ...
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How to transfer universe to another PC?

I played Starbound with friends and we have a homeplanet with our huge base on it. I want to keep all our progress when launch server on another PC. It is possible to transfer universe to another PC? ...
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How does farming work?

So far, every single plant I've tried to grow has yeilded me...exactly whatever I used to plant it. I put a tomato in the ground. I got a tomato. I put a wheat seed in the ground. I got a wheat seed. ...
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How do you drop items?

I have a bunch of stuff in my inventory that I'll never want again. I have found that I can put items into the item bar thing, then select that as my active item, and press Q to throw it on the ...
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What does this sideways-thermometer-looking bar mean?

I've been mining a lot of cobblestone because I don't know how else to look for iron. In the meanwhile, this bar has appeared on my screen, and has been steadily depleting. What does this bar ...
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How do I get out of the very first room in Starbound?

I was able to take all of the items out of the storage container, but now it looks like I need to find some kind of fuel to power my trip to the surface of the planet. How do I get out of this ...
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How do I make an efficient farm?

I would like to make a multi-tiered farm on my homeworld. Having layers of dirt with plants in between, my only problem is the vertical space plants take up is different. Having a need for a ...
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What benefits are there to having a homeworld with a higher threat level?

I made the first snow planet I found in the alpha sector my homeworld and have been slowly working on my castle. I am wondering if maybe I should wait before getting too comfortable on this planet if ...
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Starbound - Any way to detect mineral in the ground without having to dig?

Can we create a kind of sonar / scanner to scan for deep resources ?
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How can I see deep underground?

Is there a way to see other than switching to flashlight when mining deep underground?
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Starbound server not working?

My Starbound server is not working; when I try to log on to the server it says "wrong password" but I have not set a password. My friend can join but I can't. Does anyone have any ideas what to do?
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How to trade items in Multiplayer

this is kind of an easy question, but I can't find the answer to this anywhere. When I play multiplayer with a friend, how can we trade Items? (For example something basic like the pick axe)...?
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What are the key differences between Terraria and Starbound [duplicate]

I'm thinking about buying Starbound, but at the moment it just looks like a Terraria with aliens and different items. I kinda liked Terraria but I don't wanna spend money on the same game with only ...
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How can I shop at a merchant?

I've just recently got Starbound for Christmas, but I can't seem to interact with a merchant that sells guns. I've looked on the internet, but I can't find a thing.