Replaces all Planets and Background images, and adds a lot more.

which version should you use?
1.2.1 includes only 3 hubble images the rest is made by me.
1.3.1 is the same as version 1.2.1 with 62 additional hubble images, that may be very color intense. In version 1.3.1 i made a lot of changes to hubble backgrounds, so you may not need your sunglasses anymore... ;P

credits: NASA

requires Slipstream Mod Manager Ftlgame.com

change log
v 1.3.1
- 7 new planets
- 4 new backgrounds
- lots of changes on mostly hubble nebulas, colors, contrast etc...

v 1.3
-62 new HUBBLE backgrounds

version 1.2.1
- 7 new planets
- 4 new backgrounds
- few changes on nebulas, colors, contrast etc...

v 1.2
-17 new backgrounds
-7 new planets

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If you want to use it with Captain's Edition 1.2(+) you need a compatibility patch !!!

Captain's Edition @ftlgame.com forums Ftlgame.com
Captain's Edition @reddit Reddit.com
download "CE BPaB Compatability Patch 1.0" from the ftl forums or reddit and activate those mods fallowing this load order:

| Any non-ship not-CE-related mods you are using
| Better Planets and Backgrounds
| FTL Captain's Edition
| CE BPaB Compatibility Patch
| CE Additional Music Addon
| CE Infinite Addon
| CE Endless Loot Addon
| CE Non-EL Enemy Loadouts Addon
| CE Vanilla Player Ship Loadouts Addon
V Any ship mods you are using

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If you have a clean installation of FTL you can just install slipstream mod manager, the mods and activate them.

If you're not sure that your FTL installation is clean keep reading.

go to

"\Steam\steamapps\common\FTL Faster Than Light\Slipstream Mod Manager v1.4-Win\backup"

and delete everything in the backup folder, if u activated any mods after the update, make sure your have the latest "data.dat" and "resource.dat"

if you're not sure, delete those 2 files in:

"\Steam\steamapps\common\FTL Faster Than Light\resources"

then verify game files (this will download the latest "data.dat" and "resource.dat" files) , start the mod manager and activate BetterPlanetsandBackgrounds 1.2.1 or 1.3.1 and optional better asteroids....

enjoy

Version 1.3.1 Released

Version 1.3.1 Released

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Version 1.3.1 Released! 7 new planets, 4 new backgrounds, Lots of changes on hubble backgrounds, Update for the 1.2 whitout hubble backgrounds, will be...

Version 1.3 Released

Version 1.3 Released

News 1 comment

In version 1.3 there are 62 new HUBBLE backgrounds included. Also, plans for next release?

version 1.2 coming soon

version 1.2 coming soon

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version 1.2 coming soon. more planets, more nebulas and more stars...

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Original Size Low-res Nebula textures

Original Size Low-res Nebula textures

Patch 0 comments

Use this fix only if you have problems with the animated high-res nebula textures from better planets and backgrounds.

Better Planets and Backgrounds 1.3.1

Better Planets and Backgrounds 1.3.1

Full Version 12 comments

7 new planets, 4 new backgrounds and lots of changes on mostly hubble nebulas, colors, contrast etc...

Better Asteroids

Better Asteroids

Full Version 4 comments

This Mod replaces the Textures for the Asteroids and the ion storm lightning.

Better Planets and Backgrounds 1.3

Better Planets and Backgrounds 1.3

Full Version 2 comments

62 new HUBBLE backgrounds added in version 1.3! Credits: NASA

Better Planets and Backgrounds 1.2.1

Better Planets and Backgrounds 1.2.1

Full Version 10 comments

17 new backgrounds and 7 new planets added in version 1.2. --- version 1.2.1 - 7 new planets - 4 new backgrounds - few changes on nebulas, colors, contrast...

Better Planets and Backgrounds 1.0

Better Planets and Backgrounds 1.0

Full Version 6 comments

Better Planet and Background Textures and new ones! 3 Backgrounds are from Hubble space telescope, and the rest made by me. credits: NASA

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ScubaSteve3465
ScubaSteve3465

Are you planning on doing 1.2.1 anytime soon? I love the mod but not to found of the hubbles. They just seem so out of place in the game it kinda ruins it for me. A few friends who NEVER played the game also said the background looked "weird". Keep up the good work though.

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F.I.M. Creator
F.I.M.

planed yes, anytime soon, can't promise anything... i'm working on other stuff right now, but i'll want to get it done while it's still 2013...

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ScubaSteve3465
ScubaSteve3465

Thanks for taking the time to reply. Cant wait.

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ScubaSteve3465
ScubaSteve3465

.....?

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moddlord1
moddlord1

waz up! cool backgrounds

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F.I.M. Creator
F.I.M.

sup! thanks and also thanks to hubble.

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Guest
Guest

Looks great so far, definitely adds immersion to the game without breaking the style! :)

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