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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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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How do I fuel my spaceship?

I'm stuck on a planet with no wood trees and no resources that are easy to exploit, and I want to get off of it as quickly as possible. What do I need to do to get my spaceship enough fuel to go to ...
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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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Which food items heal you, and by how much?

I've read that some foodstuffs restore health when used. As I'm starting my shipboard farm, I'd like to know what I should grow. To that end, [insert title here]?
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Can I store my pixels somewhere so I don't lose them when I die?

I die all the time. My pixel balance hovers around zero as a result. I'm trying to save up for armor but my nonstop deaths are making that difficult. Is there anywhere I can store my pixels so that ...
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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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Can you mine through the world?

As mentioned in this answer the world in starbound loops around. Can I keep digging down and end up on the other side of the world? What happens when I keep digging down?
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What is different about the different races?

A fairly basic question about Starbound - There are currently six playable races. Cosmetically, they are quite varied - Basic humans, Fishpeople, Robots, Bird people, Plant people, and Caveman-esque ...
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Is starbound a single world with different characters?

What I mean is the following. If I have two characters, Derp and Herp, and I build a house with Derp on a given planet, will Herp be able to see the house also if they travel to that planet's ...
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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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How do I use leather?

I've farmed a lot of leather, but I don't see any recipe with it. How can I use that? Or maybe, it just still hasn't recipes during beta?
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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 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 pattern/...
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How do I destroy the penguin mothership?

Also finally constructing the distress beacon and activating it, a gigantic penguin summoning UFO attacked and quickly killed me. When I returned to my world it was no longer there for me to try again....
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Is it possible to hide your backpack or helmet?

The Environmental Protection Packs (EPP) are essential to exploring certain hazardous planets, but they don't fit the outfit I'm going for - I mean, when was the last time you saw a cowboy wearing a ...
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Can weapons be poisoned after finding/creating?

Can weapons be poisoned after crafting/finding them? The weapon I lost in this question was a very effective poisoned spear, and I'm wondering what happened or if I can get a spear and re-poison it.