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A 2d sandbox game developed by Chucklefish Games for PC. It is a game about exploring space and planets.

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Filter to only show specific object wiring

In Wiring mode, you can see how the input-output wire lines are displayed, as well as allowing you to connect from one object's input to another's output. However, sometimes there is just too much ...
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Hotkey to transfer all items easily

Currently I know that the game has a button on a chest to transfer all items from chest to you. (As Shown in this picture) But I generally prefer using Hotkeys/Shortcuts rather than pressing buttons ...
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I want to unsubscribe to a mod, but in doing so it causes the game to malfunction. Is there a way to fix that?

The mod i want unsubscribed without malfunctioning the game(Starbound) is the avonian mod. My brother downloaded it before and i don't want it anymore. Its a race mod that already causes certain npcs ...
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Is there any way I can unlock all scans for use in the Pixel Printer?

I like making new characters in Starbound from time to time, but it becomes a real chore trying to re-scan absolutely everything just to be able to print it with the Pixel Printer. Is there any way to ...
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How to unlock locked doors in “Advanced Test Drive” quest?

In the Starbound quest Advanced Test Drive, there are some locked doors: I want to loot whatever is behind them. How to get there?
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Deadlock: Items needed to upgrade furnace need upgraded furnace to be crafted

As of now, following items are needed to upgrade Forge to Atomic Furnace (wiki is outdated on this): I bought the battery at Infinity Express, however they do not sell copper wire. So I'm pretty ...
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Do Progress in the Ark retained between characters?

I started a new game as a Nova Kid leaving behind a Human character i created when i had completed the Floran artifact quest and was looking for clue to the Hylotl one When i got to The Ask with my ...
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Is there a way to force a Hylotl Ruined Castle to appear on a planet?

Looking on the wiki a Hylotl Ruined Castle can appear on any planet with the exception for moons, any ocean worlds (including magma, arctic, and toxic) or garden planets. I like Hylotl Ruined Castles ...
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Do all ships have the same amount of space inside them?

I was looking at images of fully upgraded ships and saw how with the Human Ship it expands top, bottom and left while the Novakid Ship expands out to the left I am wondering if all ships have the ...
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How do I make captured large fish swim around in an area filled with water in Starbound?

I captured some large fish and placed them in a pet tether in a "tank" full of water. The fish just swims around at ground level where the tether is placed though. Is there some way to release it ...
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How to get singleplayer universe up to speed when quests were advanced via multiplayer?

I can't be the first to be in this situation: I started my single player world and before I made any progress in the quests, I joined a friend's world and completed some of the quests there, unlocking ...
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Planet not reachable by space?

I made a home ages ago, probably over a year back. No updates have broken it, and I can teleport to it just fine - I have three different teleport "bookmarks" there, and they each work. I recently ...
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I hate my cat, how can I get rid of it?

The cat on my ship annoys me, as it keeps following me and, when it does, it parks itself in front of what I want to interact with, thus preventing me from doing so unless I move the mouse away from ...
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Starbound Matter Manipulator Upgrades not working

I have recently started a new playthrough on Starbound. I have gathered a few manipulator modules to upgrade my manipulator, but it's not allowing me to upgrade. Say I want to upgrade to get the ...
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At what depth are core fragments in Starbound?

I have been searching for a while but I haven't found a single one. What depth can you find core fragments at?
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Any way to change a character's race?

In Starbound, is there a way to change a player's race? I am using a modded race, and want to switch off of it. I want to keep my current character, as I don't want to go through the quests and ...
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Can I change my ship color?

When I upgraded my ship it was half green and half beige, and I don't know how to change that.
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Is there a way for me to irrigate my crops?

I have a number of crops which when I'm home I notice the soil beneath them seems to dry up mid growth requiring me to water them by hand. When I go off exploring other planets or underground, I want ...
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Why does our teleport work differently?

My friend and I noticed something odd while playing Starbound. For some reason, I was perfectly capable of teleporting out from underground while he could not do such a thing. We initially thought it ...
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Can monsters drop their action figures inside ancient vaults?

The recent addition of the ancient vaults gave some more to do in the post-game. They are filled to the brim with the unique monsters and have plenty of rewards. I was wondering if the unique ...
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Are shrine effects predetermined?

My friend and I were running across a planet willy nilly in Starbound and ran across one of the common status pods (the rotating shrine-like ones, not the breakable pods). After activating it and ...
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Is there a way to cause more NPC quests to be offered?

I have built flat straight path over planet surface to allow me to solve "Bring X to Y" quests swiftly. However it seems that I picked wrong planet - the quests are starting to be quite rare. I now ...
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How does time run on planet when I'm gone?

I have built a farm on - well, more like within - an asteroid field. When crops grew in my absence (when I was on another planet), I thought the game simply adds delta time to their growth when ...
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How do I transfer Starbound characters from a Mac to a PC?

Would I need a usb and/or the computers to be side by side in order to transfer my characters? I want to transfer my characters from my mac to my pc.
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How am I supposed to farm coralcreep?

I obtained Coralcreep seeds as a quest item. I am supposed to farm them and deliver the crops. After I planted seeds on standard watered tilted soil, they popped out instantly. I figured maybe it's ...
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How exactly do I prevent monster spawning in my base?

This is the best Starbounder wiki has to say on the topic right now (November 2016): Monsters will spawn where background blocks are placed, but appear to not spawn where background blocks and ...
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Can you bring air onto a moon or an asteroid?

I found this statement on some Starbound Wiki: Another way around this is to dig downwards from spawn and find an underground tunnel. This tunnel will most likely hold oxygen, but be sure to close ...
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What are the differences between the various mining picks & drills?

The consumable digging implements could vary in the following attributes: Power (how many swings to break a block) Durability Effect size The size is evident, every pick I've found has a 3x3 size. ...
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Is it possible to repair pickaxes in Starbound 1.0?

There is another question on here about repairing and its information appears to be out of date. Wikis say you can do this but reddit says you can't, anymore.
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Starbound fails to start (Linux)

When I start Starbound the window asking to launch client or server pops up and when I answer client, the sidebar says "Running" then flashes "Syncing" then nothing. When Steam is launched from ...
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Do any background walls allow teleporting back to ship?

It gets annoying that you can't teleport back to your ship from your house because of the background walls. Are there any blocks that allow beaming up when used as the background?
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How do I launch Starbound and the dedicated server from Steam

I'm using the dedicated server to play with my friends, but if I have already launched the game from Steam, when I select Starbound again and this time, I instead select "dedicated server", nothing ...
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What are the differences if you upgrade your ship with a fake license?

I've discovered that you can now upgrade your ship using a fake license, but it seems there is another alternative method of upgrading your ship, I assume the legit way. What are the advantages and ...
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How do I get coconut water out of my floor?

Upon realizing that coconuts could be thrown, I threw one, it hit the wall and it's contents spilled out all over my floor: How can I remove this? I have tried using the matter manipulator with the ...
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How can I synchronize Starbound savegame for multiple users on multiple computers?

Here's my situation: 2 users play starbound on multiple computers (2 desktops) sometimes we play multiplayer together, each on 1 desktop I want to sync my savegames so I can pick up on any of the ...
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Why doesn't my character/universe/profile sync between computers? [closed]

As opposed to another ChuckleFish-published title, Stardew Valley, where my profiles are synced (using Steam) Just wondering if anyone can shed a little light on some of the technical reasons why ...
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How to validate that a mod uninstalled cleanly?

Last night, one of my friends convinced me to join his server. However, to do so without crashing, I had to install a certain mod (Avali, I think it's called), which he ensured me was nothing more ...
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How to change Starbound character difficulty?

I made a character and the difficulty I selected doesn't suit me anymore. How do I change it?
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Whats the difference between the hoverbikes?

There are 3 Hoverbikes for sale at Penguin Pete's Vehicle lot: Apart from color and price is there any difference between the bikes ? 4k pixels seems like bit much for a different color.
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How do I get a fluffalo off of my ship?

I put my Fluffalo down in my ship but I now have a colony to put it on instead. Is there anyway for me to collect it and move it? Killing it with lava appears to be my only option although that is a ...
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what is the difference between a flag and a teleporter?

I made and placed a flag on one of my planets, and it allows me to teleport to it from my ship. On another planet I placed a teleport booth, and it seems to do the same thing. In what way(s) is(are) a ...
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What are the purposes of additional Gateways?

I found a "planet" that is only a Gateway. I spent the Core Fragments to activate it but all it did was bring me to the outpost. Do they eventually go somewhere else. If I find another besides the ...
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Is there any purpose to Barren planets?

Some planets are 100% barren. It appears that they have no caves or resources of any kind. Is there some secret point to them, or are they literally just... barren?
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Is there a way to store pixels? [duplicate]

You lose 10% of your pixels every time you die. Is there anyway to put your pixels away so that when you die you don't lose as many?
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How do I see what Blueprints I have unlocked?

I have found a whole bunch of blueprints, some that I was able to see in a crafting station. Is there any way to see a master list of blueprints I have unlocked away from the station that crafts it. ...
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Everything got wiped in Starbound

So I was just going to start up Starbound, wanting to check out the update that took it out of early access. I click on singleplayer, but NOTHING is there. Not one character. I look in the files and ...
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How do I escape from the bottom of the ocean?

I dove to the bottom of the ocean and made a little pocket of air for myself. Then I started digging for stuff. Now that my bag is full, I want to get back to the surface so I can teleport to my ...
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How do I move my farm animals?

I bought and hatched some farm animals for my colony, but now as I expand I realized the roof of my house is perhaps not the best place to put my cows excuse me, Fluffalos. None of the tools I've ...
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What parts of the universe are shared between characters?

I beat The Ruin in Starbound last night and almost immediately started a new character. Upon making it to the Outpost, I was startled to discover that the racial NPCs I had unlocked with each ...
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How to get Concrete Block?

I'm trying to create a settlement made by Outpost Concrete, but unfortunately I can't create more of it because I'm missing the recipe for the Concrete Block. According to the wiki, I can learn the ...