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Optional Story [SB 1.3] Update 1.3b

Optional Story Mode Skipper for SB 1.3

  1. The | Suit

    One often asked feature was an optional story mode, not being forced to play the story in order to progress.

    This mod makes the story completely optional ( except for the starting bit about reaching the outpost -I felt that was fine since you needed to mine materials anyway )

    You no longer need to go to Erchius Mining Facility to be able to travel to other systems, the second you "Boot your ship" your ship will begin as Tier 3 Hyper Space capable ship.

    The outpost also starts with all stores unlocked ( except for side quest related ones )
    An you will have immediate access to Ancient Vaults.

    Get it on Steam : http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=842256307

    I also strongly recommend downloading the mod by @v6ooo

    To make the cinematics less painful if you decide to do the story at a later time.
    Mod Pack Permissions:
    Anyone can use this mod in their mod compilation without the author's consent.
    Mod Assets Permissions:
    Anyone can alter/redistribute the mod's assets without the author's consent.
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Recent Updates

  1. Updated for 1.3
  2. Baron not Appearing Bug + Teleporter
  3. Bug Fix 1.1

Recent Reviews

  1. Wilsonionium
    Version: [SB 1.3] Update 1.3b
    I give my highest recommendation to this mod and thank The | Suit for creating this excellent modification, which I strongly recommend even to game purists such as myself, because completing terrible story missions to access the stars is simply ridiculous.
  2. specail1nitro
    Version: [SB 1.3] Update 1.3b
    why play game when you can just skip to multiplayer
  3. notanaccount2
    Version: [SB 1.2] v1.3
    A mod integral to any good roleplaying of this game.
    Making a forced narrative in starbound was a mistake.
  4. Warlord27
    Version: [SB 1.2] v1.3
    thank you for making this mod your time saving.
  5. Lindazana
    Version: [SB 1.2] v1.0
    Oh thank you so much! If I had to run the mining facility one more time with a character while trying out a different set of mods I was going to go mad.
    sidequestion: Does this affect the tech vendor in any way?
    1. The | Suit
      Author's Response
      No tech vendor stays the same. I left it as it is - since you needed minerals to unlock each tech.
  6. Darkspinesupersonic8
    Version: [SB 1.2] v1.0
    It's about time someone made a mod that made Starbound's story mode optional. This makes it feel a bit more like it did back in the old days of Koala, when you were more free. Thank you for this mod, I can be a true space adventurer again with this, and.. it makes starting characters for each playthrough overall much, much faster!