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Custom ships and shipworld files for all patch versions

Discussion in 'Starbound Modding' started by AnotherOldGamer, Dec 29, 2013.

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  1. AnotherOldGamer

    AnotherOldGamer Poptop Tamer

    I've been messing around with the ship templates and shipworld files and in this 3 part video series, I show everything I did and the results at the end. It isn't just a tutorial as such but an investigation into what is possible.
    The content has been covered elsewhere but the videos may help newcomers (like myself!) to understand things a little better.

    Here is part 1 (all 3 are available on my channel):

     
  2. Syphist

    Syphist Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    Well this is really helpful, now the people dedicated to building ships can make their ships indestructible so griefers can't just destroy everything.
     
  3. AnotherOldGamer

    AnotherOldGamer Poptop Tamer

    I don't believe you can add unbreakable blocks other than the invisible bounding blocks, guess I will try and see what happens
     
  4. Syphist

    Syphist Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    Yeah, you can't, that's too bad.
     
  5. UnsoundM

    UnsoundM Subatomic Cosmonaut

    So if we replace the shipship file with an image of our own design, can we aesthetically change the look of the ship?

    I'm a sprite artist who recently made my own ship mockup and it'd be fun to worm it into the game's files just to be able to walk around in it.

    EDIT: It roughly works, but the default assets like the engine animations are still there- but yeah it kinda works
     
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  6. Dead Squirrel

    Dead Squirrel Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    You'd have to edit the dropshipblocks.png and create a new ship if you want no engines or other assets. I don't think you easily can edit the actual ship once the character has been created.
     
  7. Haku

    Haku Subatomic Cosmonaut

    Can you just provide us a breakable ship file that we can work off of with regular blocks?
     
  8. AnotherOldGamer

    AnotherOldGamer Poptop Tamer

    Yes, others have asked also. I'll sort this out in next few hours or so.
     
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