Find the Blackbox

  • description Description

    !NOTE! The "Branches" section shows you the current release build id's under:
    https://steamdb.info/app/275850/depots/

    This mod brings you 3 things!

    1. Blackbox have an -> icon <- and are *destructible
    2. This icon appears automatically if your ship is in range. Also obtained a -> short Audio Info <- !
    3. After you have finished the interaction with the -> Blackbox, you can destroy <- them and thus remove the Signal/Icon. But you must not, if you want to keep the Signal/Icon.

    *For destruction you get:

    Chromatic Metal = Blackbox of Ships (25 to 75)
    Magnetised Ferrite = Blackbox of Crashed Freighters (5 to 25)***

    If you are flying out of range, the Icon is automatically deactivated!

    This Version are not compatible with Mods they change the following files:
    BLACKBOX.ENTITY.MBIN
    CRASHEDFREIGHTER_DISTRESSSIGNAL.SCENE.MBIN
    CRASHEDFREIGHTER_DISTRESSSIGNAL.ENTITY.MBIN

    There are two versions:
    _MOD.Find.the.Blackbox.pak
    Audio signal and the icon of the Blackbox only indicated for ships.

    ***_MOD.Find.the.Blackbox_cf.pak
    Audio signal and the icon of the Blackbox are indicated for ships and the crashed freighters.

    Info:
    Hopefully I solved the problem with the non-destructible freighter terminal.

    NMS currently has also some animation bugs. The blackbox animation does not work or was removed during the interaction. However, this is not due to the mod, so it is broken even in vanilla.

    Credits:
    A big thanks to emoose for his reference, which allowed us all great mod projects for many weeks. The same to monkeyman192, theFisher86 and grekwaste and to all those who were perhaps still involved in your great work on the update of the mbincompiler!

  • speaker_notes Installation

    Place !ONE of the downloaded '_MOD.Find.the.Blackbox*.pak' (inside the zip file) in the No Man's Sky/GAMEDATA/PCBANKS/MODS folder. If the "MODS" folder don't exist create it. An then delete the "DISABLEMODS.TXT" in the PCBANKS folder or move it to another folder or rename it. Otherwise no mods will be loaded!

    Deinstallation:
    Remove the '_MOD.Find.the.Blackbox*.pak' from the No Man's Sky/GAMEDATA/PCBANKS/MODS folder

  • event_note Changelog

    12-01-2019 SYNTHESIS build 4439566

    08-27-2019 BEYOND Update Release build 4142604
    - Healing points of the simulated destructive point reduced from 2000 to 1500
    -- explanation: the blackbox of the freighter can not really be destroyed, otherwise the complete freighter model will be removed from the game and further errors will occur. i had to place a second destruction point in the same place as the interaction point of the blackbox exists. the blackbox itself is only hidden after the destruction of the facsimile. At 2000 hit points it often happens that the facsimile still persists as a invisible mesh after the destruction. if you shoot again it disappears completely. Unfortunately, this can not be completely prevented. But minimize it while reducing the healing points.

    08-27-2019 BEYOND Update Release build 4139452
    - _MOD.Find.the.Blackbox_cf_BETA.pak updated
    -- Hopefully I solved the problem with the non-destructible freighter terminal
    --- reward for destructed freighter terminal is magnetised ferrite
    08-19-2019 BEYOND Update Release build 4116734
    -- Initial Release for BEYOND (read description for details)
    01-19-2019 NEXT Update Release build 3387908 re-release
    -- add _MOD.Find.the.Blackbox_cf.pak
    --- In addition, the audio signal and the icon of the Blackbox are also indicated for the crashed freighters. If you destroy the Blackbox at the freighter, you will receive chromatic metal as a reward.
    12-21-2018 NEXT Update Release build 3387908
    -- model of the blackbox was not removed after destruction
    -> fixed
    10-30-2018 NEXT Update Release build 3251077
    -- BLACKBOX.ENTITY.MBIN has been updated
    10-11-2018 NEXT Update Release build 3200784
    -- BLACKBOX.ENTITY.MBIN has been updated
    09-20-2018 NEXT Update Release build 3133543
    -- BLACKBOX.ENTITY.MBIN has been updated in release build 3133543
    08-09-2018 V1.5 NEXT Update Release build 3016316
    -- BLACKBOX.ENTITY.MBIN has been updated in release build 3016316
    08-05-2018 V1.5 NEXT Update Release build 3000263
    08-31-2017 V1.34 Atlas Rises Update Release
    --- is also compatible with the latest experimental 2082834
    12-07-2016 Initial V1.00 Re-Release of my previous mod bevore Foundation update, this is Foundation compatible

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