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Tutorial Installing mods for Starbound 1.0

Discussion in 'Starbound Modding' started by The | Suit, Jan 20, 2015.

  1. spookrooster

    spookrooster Space Hobo

    totally useless.
     
  2. The | Suit

    The | Suit Agent S. Forum Moderator

    Thanks! Your first post and making friends already.
     
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  3. White_Nexuz

    White_Nexuz Intergalactic Tourist

    I need to know, or learn how to install races in starbound, if someone could teach me would be very grateful.:nuruhype:
     
  4. Huanavacoa

    Huanavacoa Space Spelunker

    if i dont have the giraffe_storage folder,what now?
     
  5. LangShu

    LangShu Space Spelunker

    The mod downloads with the .modpak extension aren't working for me.
     
  6. theinfamousm

    theinfamousm Space Hobo

    I am trying to get the kineptic race mod and it is downloaded as a zip so I extract it and then a file folder comes out but when I go in the file folder there isn't the metadata isn't there so I look in the second folder that is inside and it isnt there either is it possible that it is in one of the mod folders?
     
  7. theinfamousm

    theinfamousm Space Hobo

    I just looked through all the folders inside the 2nd folder and I didnt see the metadata
     
  8. Quilavabom

    Quilavabom Master Astronaut

    The mod's outdated; it isn't going to work.
     
  9. theinfamousm

    theinfamousm Space Hobo

    thanks for the info
     
  10. harambe2k16

    harambe2k16 Intergalactic Tourist

    Ok I did everything like this thing said but it won't activate the mod. Like I can view the mod and it says yup there's a mod in your mod folder even in the actual mod menu of starbound but it won't load the mod. Or at least nothing has changed like the mod said it would.
     
  11. Swiftcreepa

    Swiftcreepa Space Hobo

    So do I Download it, then open the Starbound Mod Loader and then press select, after that I find my file that was in downloads and then put that file into the starbounds mod folder with my other 2 mods that will not load and then allow that to upload to steam and then play the normal starbound?
     
  12. The | Suit

    The | Suit Agent S. Forum Moderator

    Don't add any extra steps - what ever is written only follow.
    If you have further doubts ask the mod author as they may have extra instructions.
     
  13. DrUniverse

    DrUniverse Space Hobo




    i have no .metadata file and/or when i simply put my .pak mod in the file it crashed everytime i opened starbound
     
  14. The | Suit

    The | Suit Agent S. Forum Moderator

    If it crashes - it is likely that mod is out of date.
     
  15. Asafen

    Asafen Space Hobo

    The mod im trying to use has a _metadata file, does that do anything?
     
  16. lazarus78

    lazarus78 The End of Time

    That is just a mod metadata information file, it does something but is unlikely to be problematic.
     
  17. iwillp0wnu45

    iwillp0wnu45 Space Hobo

    yo i tried to put in the mod mimi's random weapon mod and nothing happened also i just have a folder named mods do i just put it in that folder? I also dont have giraffe_storage folder it just says storage and it has players and univere in it. please help!!! also what do yoou mean by mod options when i go into the game theres no opions for mods for me.
     
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2017
  18. ColuColu

    ColuColu Space Spelunker

    Thank you for your help :D
     
  19. Kaptain zed-katze

    Kaptain zed-katze Space Hobo

    what do u do for the rar file
     
  20. The | Suit

    The | Suit Agent S. Forum Moderator

    rar file is just like a zip
    You have to extract it.

    If you need a free extractor use 7zip
    http://www.7-zip.org/download.html
     

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