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No Man's Sky is a 2016 action-adventure survival video game developed and published by Hello Games for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC.

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Can you find an Hermetic Seal instead of dying at the beginning of the Leviathan expedition?

The Leviathan expedition involves a weir permadeath mechanic that wraps the player in a loop, with progression made easier on each death by some unlocked rewards that persist between different ...
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How are No Man Sky Expedition initial appearance/equipment randomized?

The recent No Man's Sky update introduced a new gameplay mode called Expedition. Introducing a whole new game mode: Expeditions. Each of these events starts from a fixed point in the universe, ...
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Is this supposed to be blood?

I was watching a gameplay video, and saw this red effect around the edge of the screen: Is the red supposed to be blood, or is it your helmets HUD? Is there an option to disable it?
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I got lost, where should I go?

I took a walk in No Man's Sky in order to find Copper. I walked 5 minutes in any direction. Now I got lost and dont know in which direction I must go. The scanner only shows resources.
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How do I make Units efficiently?

I just blew almost all my money on a really cool lookin' ship. How do I regain solvency without spending a lot of time fiddling around in my inventory? At the moment I've found a sequence of steps ...
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Killed by something that leaves a crater?

I'm playing No Man's Sky on PC. I was at my base trying to interact with a portable refiner I left next to a building when suddenly there was a crash and I died. When I respawned, there was no "...
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No Freighters getting attacked in Blighted Expedition

I'm trying to play the Blighted Expedition, but I'm stuck on the Liberation goal on Phase 1. It says to warp to different systems, find freighter groups, and save them from pirate attack. I have ...
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How many Monoliths are in each system?

I interacted with a Monolith and accidentally chose the wrong option (not the option that helps you locate a Portal). Now I can't interact with it, and my navigation beacon isn't locating any more ...
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How do I get Hazmat Gauntlets?

I landed on a planet and found an exotic element on. However, to my surprise, it wasn't something you mine like the majority of the elements in the game. Instead, you need to walk up to it and pick ...
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What's the secret to finding the Farmer in No Man's Sky NEXT?

I've reached the point in the "Agricultural Research" base mission where I'm supposed to hire a farmer. I found the system in my Galaxy Map, warped to it, and got a waypoint on a planet: So I took ...
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How do I enable PVP in creative mode NMS?

My friends and I wish to have a No Man's Sky PVP battle, using creative mode to get our weapons, tools, and upgrades. Although, once we got into space and got ready, our shots did no damage to each ...
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How to get more Salvaged Frigate Modules?

I've been playing through No Man's Sky, and have upgraded almost everything as much as possible, but I'm having trouble gaining the "Salvaged Frigate Modules" (SFM) required to upgrade my freighter. ...
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Can the SSV Normandy SR-1 frigate get damaged in any way?

When compared to other available frigates in the game, the SSV Normandy SR-1 lacks a landing pad, meaning that the player can't board it like the regular support / explorer / combat / trade / ...
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Is my story over?

I LOVE NMS but the story is extremely confusing (I think I get the gist) so I'm not sure if I've finished it as I still have two main missions showing in the log. If there IS more, no spoilers please,...
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Nvidia DLSS cannot be loaded due to outdated driver

I am aware of how to fix this, but a lot of times the outdated drivers complaints are meaningless. The game runs fine when i press ok. Am I missing out on anything by the DLSS not being loaded? ...
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How does the Free Freighter quest REALLY work in No Man's Sky?

The first time the player completes a freighter rescue mission in No Man's Sky they are given the option to obtain said freighter for free. If the freighter is not accepted, this option is carried on ...
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How do I build downwards?

Just opened up my previous save game in No Man's Sky (Steam, PC) and it seems like with the latest update and the redesigned build menu, I can no longer build down. Is there a way to do this anymore? ...
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Does the Personal Refiner have a suggested inventory/slot to be installed?

Just unlocked the Personal Refiner, and while installing it a note stated that if I place it near the right items I can improve it, or something like that. So, is there a suggested inventory or slot ...
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Does repairing the ship before scrapping yield better results?

I noticed repaired ships sell better (more units) but does it also yield better scraps? E.g.: better modules, higher chances of storage augmentation units...
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How to teleport back to my freighter?

Since the newest Desolation Update (v2.60) Teleporters can now be built aboard Freighter Bases. The changelog says "These variants do not require power. They can be used to teleport to other ...
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Swap content from old freighter to new freighter?

How can I swap all the content of my old freighter to a new one? I think about all my storage containers, hydroponic trays, fleet command rooms (all the things which I can not teleport on the GUI). ...
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Are Roleplay Groups A Myth?

I've heard that there are Roleplay groups in No Man's Sky that engage in battle, build, and/or explore. I have seen articles on it from both polygon and reddit, but I do not know if any such groups ...
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Is there a way to quickly locate one's own space ship in No Man's Sky?

I've just started playing No Man's Sky, on PlayStation 4; having found the spaceship as part of the initial beginning of the game, I then wandered off to explore and mine various resources. Given the ...
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Byte Beat melody has no volume

Just put in a Byte Beat and connected it to a power system. I noticed I didn't hear a melody, just drum beats. Turned off the drums, and I have no sound whatsoever. My melody sequencer has stuff on ...
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Any way to change my final goal? (Spoilers)

So I got to Atlas again, and discovered that it would be destroyed. After a lot of stuff, I got to decide what I wanted to do while the universe lasted. I chose go to the center of the universe to ...
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No mission icon to find Nadas freighter

I'm working on finding Nada's crashed freighter for Null, but whenever I land at the approximate location, the icon disappears. I tried locating it by pressing "F" for my scanner but theirs ...
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Does collecting an abandoned ship lose my old one? [duplicate]

Playing through the story in No Man's Sky, and just got to the part where I discover the distress beacon which reveals the name of Artemis. Right next to it was an abandoned ship. It had a button to ...
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How do I move Forward from Here?

Yeah, when I got the distress beacon that told me Artemis's name, I took the ship that was right next to it. Not sure if I should have done that because everything needs repairing. I didn't know I ...
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Where to get Oxygen in No Man's Sky

Just got No Man's Sky and enjoying it, but I have traveled to my first planet and am working on building a base as my instructions tell me. A lot of stuff I need to craft need oxygen, and I have only ...
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Is it possible to remove viewscreen weather effects?

I'm playing No Man's Sky on PC (via Steam), and I've noticed that when I start my game on a hazardous planet, the "weather effects" on the viewscreen seem to persist even when I leave the ...
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Is it possible to remove blood in No Man's Sky?

ESRB says that "some creatures emit large splatters of green blood when shot." Is it possible to disable this? I prefer to have no blood in games.
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No Many's Sky Quick Menu Ship Order

Does anyone know how the ships in the quick menu are ordered? I know that in the quick menu you can summon whatever your active starship is, but in the section where you can go to ANY of your ships ...
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How do you find planetary facilities?

I need planetary (or manufacturing) Facilities for certain components to upgrade techs such as the translators from the nexus and other such items. Does anyone know how and where to find these? The ...
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What is the best way to expand your exosuit inventory in No Man's Sky?

I play on Ps4 and I have found a drop pod but that takes a while. Is there any other way to expand inventory that is a little less time consuming?
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What makes sentinels hostile?

Within the first two minutes of the game, I had some sentinels shooting at me, and I don't know why. Before I knew it, I'd completely depleted my mining laser taking them out, was out of shields, and ...
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When you change ships does your old one disappear?

I found a ship from a distress signal and misunderstood the inventory prompts when switching to it so all of my old ships inventory is still on the old ship. I have no idea where I left it but I just ...
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(Easier) Switch between vehicle inventory?

I currently have 4 vehicles at my base: My spaceship, a Colossus, a Roamer and a Nomad, all with their own inventories. How can I switch between this inventories without entering the vehicle first ...
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No Man's Sky and Steam Family Library...can we play at the same time? [duplicate]

My husband bought me No Man's Sky (NMS) for xmas. He saw how much I was enjoying it, and started playing it himself via the Steam Family Library (we share with each other). Every other game we have, ...
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Can I rename my No Man's Sky ship?

I don't like my ship name, but I can't seem to rename it. Is there somewhere in the inventory or journal?
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No Man's Sky multiplayer with Steam and GOG users

Finally No Man's Sky has a multiplayer mode. I have the Steam version. So when I want to invite people to my game I see a list of my Steam friends that own this game. But is it also possible for an ...
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What are the No Mans Sky base complexity limits of update 3.10?

This recent update seems to increase the limits on base complexity and possibly a larger build radius. Richer Base Construction Base building on next-generation consoles can reach more ambitious ...
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Alone Amidst the Stars - Finding the original star system after warping to 10+ star systems?

How do I figure out how to find the original star system (or even if that is necessary) to continue one of the main quests, Alone Amidst the Stars? The game says my next objective is Triangulate your ...
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Are there any double, triple star systems in No Man's Sky?

I've only come across single star systems. I'm curious to know if anyone has come across a double star system? I've seen planets with two moons (albeit quite rare). Any double stars that I can look ...
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Mark a POI as visited?

How can I mark a POI (Artifact, Buried technology module, Knowledge stones, Damaged machinery) as visited? Or how can I filter them out from my HUD?
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If I am NMS friends with both Bob and Alice, but they do not have each other's friend codes, will Bob see if I am in Alice's session?

If I join a friend's multiplayer session, will my other friend see that I'm in the first friend's lobby even though they haven't added each other on NMS?
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Which planets have Paraffinium deposits to extract?

Which planets have Paraffinium deposits to extract? I sold some ores and I don't remember which planet I managed to extract that element from.
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What does red shield icon on lower right mean?

In No Man’s Sky, sometimes a red shield icon will appear in the lower right of the screen. What does it mean? The most obvious answer is that it means my suit’s shields are down, but all my gameplay ...
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How can I determine whether I have an Atlas Pass?

Closely related: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/q/285396/5398 I stopped playing No Man's Sky for a while and now I've come back to it. Now that I'm in the game, I can't remember what I had done ...
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Can I upload all data at once in No Man's Sky?

After discovering a bunch of plants, creatures, outposts on several planets. I found that I had the option to rename and upload, or just upload them. The problem is I can only upload one at a time. ...
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Can I start over in No Man's Sky?

Is there a way to start over? No spoilers here, but after a certain point in the game I wish I had done something different, so I'd like to perhaps start over and make some different decisions based ...

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