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Illuminated Ores
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Jul 23, 2016 @ 1:31am
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Illuminated Ores

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I found it difficult to recognize the differences between various ores. Worst offenders were Platinum vs Silver vs Titanium, and Gold vs Solarium. Although I'm not colorblind, I guess players who are will have an even harder time to distinguish various ores.

So I added a small letter colored like the ore itself above each ore type, to make them better recognizable.

This mod has been tested up to and including Starbound 1.2 - Compatibility with later versions of course can't be guaranteed, but it is rather unlikely that it'll break.

This mod might not work with other mods that modify ores or add new ores, but is explicitly tested to work well with Illuminated Ores and Frackin' Universe.

If you notice any issues with mod compatibiliy, please let me know.

Multiplayer Information:
This is a client-side mod, there is no point in installing it on a server. Players with the mod can play together with players without the mod without causing any issues.
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May 15 @ 8:12am
Missing Ores
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Bleach Apr 13 @ 7:30am 
illuminati'd ore
PHAZE7 Feb 24 @ 2:07pm 
Hello, can you release a non-workshop version for GOG users of this version that's compatible with Frackin Universe?
Amadox  [author] Dec 23, 2016 @ 5:11am 
The glow is simply an attribute of the ore tiles, applied directly to the ore tile scripts; regardless of the player or what he does. I'm guessing it might be possible if those attributes would be applied via LUA scripting instead of to the files directly, but I do not know how exactly that would work since my mods so far haven't had to deal with any actual scripting. Good luck with that though :)
Rnova2 Dec 19, 2016 @ 8:44am 
Good morning, I would like to make a small query to the creator of the mod, I really believe that making the ores emit light is great, and the fact that it only works at the client level makes me like it more, although I'm sure for some that is Cheating .... unless this ability functions as a racial skill.

And here is my question, is it possible to make only one particular race see the luminous ore? And if the answer is yes, could you help me and say how?

The reason for this question is that I plan to work on a mod that gives the Greckan breed this ability.

Thanks in advance for all the help you can give me regarding the subject
OKOPOK Nov 18, 2016 @ 7:19am 
How install on GOG version?
The Lombax Nov 2, 2016 @ 7:13am 
Well, I tried playing wothout it for a while, but this mod just makes mining so much less tedious.
Reaganomics4me Reaganomics4U Oct 30, 2016 @ 6:45am 
The only way I could find iron ore. Thank you Amadox.
FoxyLover69 Sep 29, 2016 @ 4:13pm 
This mod is essential for everyone who doesn't want to mine for hours in the dark looking for ore.
Zhaeo Sep 17, 2016 @ 5:25pm 
Extremely useful mod, saves me from aimlessly mining for hours.
serial_iller Sep 11, 2016 @ 9:45am 
great thanks :) sorry if i caused confusion, i had a ton of problems trying to boot up after the update so i've posted on most all of the pages of the mods I have installed asking for updates. i wasn't totally sure what was causing the problems :P