Questions tagged [starbound]

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

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Files restored to Starbound's workshop folder won't appear ingame

I previously backed up all my Starbound mods needed for a save, and now some files are corrupted and I want to restore my copy of the contents of the workshop/content/211820 folder that I saved on my ...
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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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Which are the exact requirements for the "Destroyer of Worlds" achievement?

The steam description for the achievement is "Move a planet's worth of blocks", which seems fairly vague. Before I start grinding blocks to try to get it, I was wondering if anyone has a more specific ...
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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 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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Can I transfer Starbound Worlds from one character to another?

I'm playing with some friends, and I have our homeworld, but I want to play with a new character. Is there a way to keep said homeworld with my new character? Thanks in advance!
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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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Which crop should I grow to make the most pixels?

With the Terramart Shipment structure it is possible to sell crops and farm produce directly from your colony. This makes farming crops to make pixels a viable option. However, choosing the right crop ...
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How do I upgrade my Matter Manipulator?

I've been playing Sarbound version 1.0 up until the first relic quest, I wan't to upgrade my MM (Matter Manipulator) but I must have skipped the tutorial which people say is how you unlock it. After ...
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How can I most effectively farm Pixels?

I need a lot of Pixels to craft the various shiny weapons and armor that I have my eye on. However, the only ways that I can find to acquire Pixels are by killing enemies repeatedly, and by finding ...
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How to complete a new friend quest?

I have a simple quest, build a house with a neighbor for my tenant, house should have: 1 colony deed 1 torch 1 wooden table 1 wooden door Seems easy but no matter what I build, it does not work. I ...
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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 Starbound the sequel to Terraria? or what is their relationship?

A game called 'Starbound' popped up on Steam and I am confused as I am waiting for Terraria 2. I love Terraria and some various websites said that the Starbound developer team has members from the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 pause the game in Starbound?

I was playing Starbound single player, and had to step away from the computer for a while. I hit Esc button and wandered away - a menu came up and so I assumed this had paused the game. When I ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to change your spawn point?

Is it possible to change the location you beam to on a planet? I've been to a couple of planets that have no usable resources near the spawn point and everything is a good distance East or West. 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Teleport pad sometimes keeps teleporting me back onto the ship instead of down to the planet

My teleport pad will sometimes keep teleporting me back onto the ship instead of down to the planet. Is there a solution for this issue?
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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 to place 1x1 block instead of 2x2 blocks?

I would like to know if it's possible to just place 1x1 block in this game. Each time I place a 2x2 block, I have to use my pickaxe to remove the exceed I don't want. Is it possible ?