Starbound

Starbound

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Extra Zoom Levels
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Jul 22, 2016 @ 11:48pm
Jun 8, 2017 @ 11:44am
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Extra Zoom Levels

Description
A very easy and basic mod that simply adds extra zoom levels to the options menu. You can select from between 1 and 10 zoom power instead of the default 2 to 4.

The mod will be compatible with any mod that doesn't mess with zoom levels, so you don't have to worry about that.

Compatible with the current build, and potentially indefinitely compatible unless something drastic changes.

It's not possible to use decimals in zoom levels due to Starbound's engine at this time. We are also unable to add custom hotkeys.
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194 Comments
van Grunz Feb 15 @ 9:44am 
Not possible because of the game itself, unfortunately.
mechasonic9000 Feb 15 @ 8:45am 
i would love to have 1.5x zoom as 1 is too far out 2 is too far in.
Patchumz  [author] Oct 6, 2020 @ 5:19pm 
Yes, the engine was changed years ago to prevent this and mods can't touch that stuff. The original version of this mod had fractional zoom levels, but it was removed when the game was updated.
K. Yagi Oct 6, 2020 @ 3:53pm 
So it's engine limitations that prevent fractional zoom? What files are related to the engine?
tigerfestival1988 Sep 4, 2020 @ 12:54am 
Thanks for making this. Zooming it into 5x makes me feel like I'm playing Terraria(Since I play Terraria zoomed in)plus I get more consistent 55 to 60fps on much more frequent basis. So thank you for making this. It greatly enhanced my gameplay experience.
Patchumz  [author] Jul 14, 2020 @ 10:31am 
@goldbrains No, it's not possible to lower the zoom below 1, which is as far out as it lets you. Hardcoded unfortunately.
goldbrains Jul 14, 2020 @ 10:09am 
does this allow me to zoom out further than normal ?
Kairos Jun 28, 2020 @ 10:40am 
Is there also any mods/ways to change zoom levels on the run, without opening settings every time?
I know that I can center camera not on my character with ctrl, but that's not handy enough
Patchumz  [author] Jun 6, 2020 @ 12:27pm 
@Toph Nothing has changed with Starbound, and it still works. Try restarting your Steam client to get everything to update if it isn't behaving.
BOOBA Jun 6, 2020 @ 6:32am 
does this still work? It's still just 2 to 4 zoom for me