How to modify player difficulty – Starbound

How to modify player difficulty – Starbound 1 - steamclue.com
How to modify player difficulty – Starbound 1 - steamclue.com

Have you ever gotten tired from losing your items when you die, eating,or do you want to spice things up a bit?
 
this guide will show you how you can modify your player file to another difficulty
 
 

Before you start

Before you start it is highly recommended that you backup your star bound files in the case you mess up and need to revert back
 
 
 

Difficulty cheat sheet

here is the text that is used to assign your characters difficulty
 
 
Casual
 
“modeTypecasual”
 
 
Survival
 
“modeTypesurvival”
 
 
Hardcore
 
“modeTypehardcore”
 
 
 

Finding your player file

this file and many other player related files can be found in your “steamapps\common\Starbound\storage\player” folder
 
look for the files with the “.player” extension
 
 
to determine weather a file is the the correct player file there are ways of figuring it out
 
a) loading up that player from starbound and seeing and seeing the “date modified” date on the files to see what was the most recent player file used
 
b) opening the player file with a program like notepad and pressing “ctrl+f” and searching for your player name within in the file
 
 
How to modify player difficulty - Starbound - Finding your player file - 1BEEB0946
 
 
 

Modifying your player file

open your file with notepad or notepad++
 
to find the text used to assign your players difficulty press “ctrl+f” and search for “modeType” to find the text that is used to assign your players difficulty
 
 
How to modify player difficulty - Starbound - Modifying your player file - A99DEA172
 
 
once you have found the text replace the “modeTypecasual”, “modeTypesurvival”, “modeTypehardcore” whatever text you have to your difficulty of choice
 
 
then you can save the file and if all is done correct you can then start/restart the game and enjoy your changed difficulty player
 
 
before
 
 
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after
 
 
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Conclusion

this was my tutorial on how to change your players difficulty
 
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Here we come to an end for the How to modify player difficulty – Starbound guide. I hope this guide has helped you with your gameplay. If you have something to add to this guide or believe we forgot some information to add, please let us know via comment! We check each comment manually by approving them!
 


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