Install Starbound Mods on a Server

This tutorial should show you how to quickly install mods on your Starbound server. To install Starbound mods on your game client, read this tutorial.

Locating your Starbound Mods

  1. You must subscribe to at least one Starbound workshop mod and run the game to make sure that the files are downloaded by your Steam client. Read the above linked tutorial for help with this.
  2. In your Steam library with Starbound selected, right click on Starbound and select properties.
  1. Click the Local Files tab and then choose to Browse....
  1. This will open a file browser at this location: [Steam Install Directory]\steamapps\common\Starbound. Steam Install Directory refers to where you installed Steam. This could be different on any computer. However, it is usually under C:\Program Files\Steam.
  2. From this directory, navigate up two levels to the [Steam Install Directory]\steamapps directory.
  3. From there, go into workshop\content\211820. Your final location should be [Steam Install Directory]\steamapps\workshop\content\211820.

Uploading Starbound mods to your Server

  1. Login to your server SFTP.
  2. On the remote site, navigate inside the starbound directory.
  3. Right click on the remote site and create a directory named mods.
  4. Enter the mods directory.
  5. Drag all of your client mods from [Steam Install Directory]\steamapps\workshop\content\211820 to your server's mods directory.