Now that you've purchased your Space Engineers server, we know you'll want to hop into the game as soon as possible. In the case you have a world saved on your local pc, this guide will show you how to upload it to your server purchased via GSK. The process is rather simple, and there are many benefits to uploading a world from your local computer. How to upload and configure your local save file. For one, the world saves uploaded via your local pc will retain all changes made to them via your game client. For example, if you wish to add workshop mods to your game client, all you need to do is subscribe to them on the steam workshop. They'll then be found within your game client. Once you add them to your world via the in-game menu, you'll be able to transfer your server with your mods seamlessly. While you can already add mods, this method of adding mods to your server is quick, easy, and simple. Space Engineers is a game which is currently undergoing an alpha.
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Forgot your password? Or sign in with one of these services. By Cheezen , February 6, in General Discussion. I recently started playing Astroneer with two of my friends and I quickly fell in love with the game. What bothered me is that one of my friends had our save game file and we could only play together when he was hosting the game. Sharing the file manually is obviously too much work and effort, so I came up with this workaround that allows us to play solo or together whenever we like on our most recent save game. How it works Just to avoid misunderstandings - we're not going to make a dedicated server but in my eyes, this is almost equally good. We're setting up a "master folder" with Google Drive that contains the save games that you and your friends automatically download to the Astroneer save game folder by using mklink in Windows.
Survival Game Kits save system uses the player name to determine which save to load when a player joins a server. By default this name is random meaning that if a player disconnects and reconnects to a server there name will be different, so the save system will not load there inventory from the last time they connected. To use the SGK save system in a dedicated server environment the player name needs to be set to something persistent to that player This means something that is always the same so the save system can load the correct save when a player connects. The process for getting these IDs will depend on what backend you are using and the needs of your project. You can find guides and videos on how to get Steam IDs online.
Dedicated servers in Space Engineers allow players to connect to a third party host, rather than using a player-host, in a peer-to-peer set-up. They are game instances intended for long time multiplayer games. This will result to a faster connection and a more fluent multiplayer performance with less lag. Alternatively you can rent a Space Engineers Dedicated Game server from one of the official hosting providers. Dedicated Servers sub-forum. Command line: "steamcmd.