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Optional Erchius Mining Facility/Vinalisj Quest 1.4 (FU Compatible)

Hated the Erchius quest gating your space exploration, but still wanting to do it some other day?

  1. Skip the Vinalisj intro quest (for FU users)

    xaliber
    Build in Frackin' Universe (FU) compatibility is now available, without any further "patch" needed!

    The Vinalisj intro quest (the one where you have to make crafting tables) is now COMPLETELY OPTIONAL! You can tell that white alien guy to shut up and just go straight to the cavern.

    Only tested with vanilla ships, not Frackin ships.

    (Please @Hubnester don't change the intro quest again... :happylittletrees: )
  2. Truly optional Erchius quest (now as side-quest)

    xaliber
    Should've updated it years ago, but here it is now.
    • Truly optional Erchius Mining Facility quest! It is now a side-quest.
      To progress through the story you could jump straight to artifacts collection quests without ever bothering with Erchius quest
    • Better dialogue with Penguin Pete. Now he uses pirate lingo.
  3. Very small, OCD fix

    xaliber
    The quest dialogue got cut off from the box so I have to shorten it. :p
  4. Starbound 1.3 update!

    xaliber
    Sorry for the terribly long wait. Here are some updates, following Starbound 1.3 mech updates.
    • Adds teleport bookmark to the Outpost after booting up your ship
    • Unlocks mech shop after booting up your ship
    • Scans no longer requires Erchius quest; now you can scan and 3D print without even knowing Esther
    • Minor dialogue fixes in Ancient Gate repair radio message, indicating you don't need Core Fragments to activate the gate
    • Minor dialogue fixes in ship bootup,...
  5. Small tweak on radio message

    xaliber
    Changelog:
    - Fix the radio message saying that you still need 20 Core Fragment ores