Questions tagged [astroneer]

A sandbox space exploration and engineering game developed and published by System Era Softworks. Released on December 16, 2016, it is currently a game preview/alpha on Windows and Xbox One. It features randomly generated worlds in which the player explores, harvests resources, crafts and builds a base.

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What is this orb?

So I found this while trying to get to the center of the starting planet, I also tried researching it but it just says 'This item is not reasearchable' Is it just a dev thing that the dev's left? or ...
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Does the location of a solar or wind generator impact its power output?

Does it matter where one places a solar panel or wind generator as far as energy generation is concerned? Do solar panels work the same in canyons or craters which sometimes limits sunlight? or even ...
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How to reach the planets core in Astroneer?

I started playing Astroneer again but I‘m unable to find the last teleportation point somewhere near the planets core. I searched like dozens of caves without success. How do I find it? Is it entombed?...
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How to install Astroneer on PC after 1.0 release?

My son paid for the Alpha version of Astroneer. He had it on both Xbox and PC. When the full game came out, he tried to install the update on his PC, but it wouldn't update, so he uninstalled it. It ...
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Is it possible to rotate an object?

In Astroneer is it possible to rotate an object? Like I've added a printer to a platform can I just unplug the platform and rotate the object? Or am I just missing something here?
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Mineral Extractors and Tanks, are they consumed?

In Astroneer, I haven't used the mineral extractor yet and I don't know if it will consume the tank to become the material, so can anybody tell me if it will?
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All the games started lagging suddenly [closed]

Suddenly all the games started lagging , I have tried everything, read everything and its been more than a month now. Installed new windows and even set my system setup to factory settings and ...
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Are you able to place Wind Turbines and Large Solar Panels onto large Storage on vehicles in Astroneer?

I started a new game and while creating a rover to find a solar array I wondered if I was able to place wind turbines onto large storage fit onto trucks, if anyone can help please do!
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How do I connect the huge solar panel on the crashed satellite?

I quite often come across a wrecked/crashed satellite with a huge solar panel. If you dig down a bit you can see that it is generating power when the sun is out (the bars flash and fill up). I'd like ...
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Unexplained object appearing near habitat

Does anyone know what these items are? They appeared after playing for about an hour and they seem to be entirely inert as far as my character is concerned. They are physically solid (can't walk ...
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I bought Astroneer on Xbox, which has Xbox Play Anywhere enabled. Can I play with people on my PC who bought it via Steam?

I just picked up Astroneer for Xbox One. According to the store page, it is also an Xbox Play Anywhere game, meaning I can download the game on my PC and play it on there as well. If one of my other ...
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How to survive in the middle of a storm?

No habitat, no rover/truck/spaceship and no cave near. The storm right next to your face, how do you survive?
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How do you exit the game?

So far, I know you can exit the game when you are playing (on a World) but I can not find the way to exit it (other than Alt+F4) when being on the Menu, is there anything? Pressing Escape returns ...
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How to automate generators?

I have a generator that generates (no way) energy from Organic placed on it. Is there any way to automate this process? Maybe using a storage unit where you place a generator and organic?
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How high can I go?

Let's say I have infinite energy and oxigen. If I start raising the terrain right below my feet, where would I end? Possible answers I'm considering: Limit of x km height. You start flying because ...
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How can I expand my personal inventory?

I don't even know if this is possible but I'd love to do so as I always end up having to go back to my base a lot of times when I go mining.
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How can research items be transported?

Is there any way you can move them with the truck or the rover, for example? I know you can add storage units to those but that only lets you place materials and I couldn't find anything on the wiki ...
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What are the most important materials to mine at the beginning?

Just landed on a planet, what should I be looking for in order to start building my base?
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Is it safe to storage materials inside a hand made cave?

I was playing coop with some friends and we were just starting a new game. As we didn't have Research Station yet, we started placing all the research items right next to our Habitat. Surprisingly (...
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How to expand your base when there's no links available

I started building straight forward from my spaceship (the part of it which gets you to the planet) and now that I have 4 of them, I can not build anything more, is there anything I could do?
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Astroneer - How to get enough copper ore and aluminum ore?

Astroneer - early access on Steam (Windows 7) I'm having real difficulty finding enough copper/aluminum ores to build a vehicle. I'm in a mostly flat tropical world and all the mountains are a LONG ...