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Universal Storage is a modular parts mod, allowing you to build custom service modules. It is highly integrated with the most popular life support mods, DMagic Orbital Science, and Kerbal Inventory System. Part library and more information available at kingtiger.co.uk/uvsii Universal Storage II (UvSii) is the follow up to KSP’s original wedge based parts mod, Service modules are build from a central core, around which you can place various resource and processor wedges. Customization fairings complete the service module, providing aerodynamic shielding with access via payload doors. Most parts are resizable allowing increased storage capacity while keeping part counts low. New features Separate fairing parts provide full comparability with the stock aerodynamics system. Parts feature multiple height variants allowing greater capacity without bloating part count. Fairings feature multiple paint variants, allowing you to match the look of your craft. Full KSPedia articles including animated gifs. Localization support including KSPedia. Support You can post bugs and feature requests on our bitbucket issue tracker: https://bitbucket.org/uvs2/universalstorage2 Or post in this thread and we'll do our best to help you (using bitbucket makes it easier for us to help and is preferred). Download from OneDrive Use the onedrive download to access: Previous versions Beta releases Source code Balance spreadsheets and other information Download at Space Dock You can download the mod at SpaceDock. There is a separate version for KSP 1.3.1 so make sure you download the correct file. Use the changelog button on SpaceDock to view each version. Features Three step build process Service modules are built from three basic parts. The core provides the structure with space to attach payload wedges and the fairing provides aerodynamic shielding. For more information on the build process check KSPedia in game. Multiple configurations Most parts have multiple height options, allowing increased resource storage without bloating part count. Cost, mass and capacity all scale linearly so every configuration is balanced. Larger cores and fairings have multiple configurations. The cores feature a central fuel tank or a crew transfer tunnel (for use with Connected Living Space). Selected fairings can be configured as a payload bay for use without a core or wedges. Fairings can be configured to match the look of your craft, with either Porkjet, Gemini, Apollo or Saturn paint schemes. Designed to work with 3rd party mods Built from the ground up to provide resource storage for popular life support mods. The game will automatically detect which mods you have installed (via module manager) and load payload wedges to match. In addition, Universal Storage is closely linked with DMagic Orbital science to provide a large selection of wedge format science experiments when both are installed. Wedges are Kerbal Inventory System (KIS) compatible, allowing Kerbals on EVA to swap out wedges as part of a resupply mission. Compatible mods Connected Living Space DMagic Orbital Science Not currently working, Orbital Science will be updated to be compatible soon. Kerbalism Kerbal Inventory System Kerbal Operating System Snacks TAC Life Support USI Life Support KSPedia Full KSPedia support provides in-game information on the parts, their features and how to build craft. The mod includes support for animated gifs in KSPedia pages (see source code for detailed information). Career mode support The mod is fully compatible with career mode, with parts balanced against their non-wedge equivalents ensuring there are no ‘cheat’ parts. Part unlocking follows a logical progression with the majority of parts available at tier five and six. The Universal Storage Team Daishi – Nox Industrial 3D models Textures Animations A highly proficient 3D modeller and animator, Daishi has created the parts for Universal Storage and other mods on KSP. If you would like to support Daishi’s modelling work you can donate via the paypal link below. DMagic – DMagic Orbital Science Code KSPedia With 18 mods currently on SpaceDock, Dmagic is one of the games most prolific modders. Probably best know for Orbital Science, he is also the current maintainer of SCANsat and author of many other ‘quality of life improvement’ mods. Paul Kingtiger – New Horizons Original concept Research and part balancing Website Paul has created a number of minor balance mods for KSP but Universal Storage was his first large scale mod. When not playing around with KSP Paul plays Paradox grand strategy games and World of warships, as well as messing around with physical computing and restoring old electronics. Note: Paul is not actively involved in Universal Storage development at this time. Translation credits Thanks to the work of these amazing volunteers, we are able to offer full localization support for Universal Storage. Italian: CRL42 German: StarStreak2109 Spanish: @Janderklander - Sergi Ruiz Brazilian Portuguese: Kastruss Source Code You can download the source (zip file) using the link below. Universal Storage Source Code FAQ Nothing works like it should! Make sure you have the correct version of the mod to match your KSP install. KSP 1.3.1 and KSP 1.4 (and later) versions have different requirements. You can find and download the correct version of the mod using the links above. If you have made a mistake, Delete the Module Manager file and the Universal Storage II folder in your GameData folder and try again. Check KSPedia! Answers to the most common questions are in game via KSPedia. There is a problem with X science experiment! Universal Storage II does now contains basic science parts, which are augmented by DMagic Orbital Science, a separate mod. If you have a problem with a science part make sure you include the name so we know who to ask for help. DMagic is one the Universal Storage team so he checks this thread, alternatively you can check the Orbital Science thread for support. How do I install the mod? Download the file and unzip it. Then copy the GameData folder to your Kerbal Space Program folder, merging / overwriting any files when asked. Can I have Universal Storage and Universal Storage 2 installed together? Yes, the two mods are entirely separate and will work side by side. The parts list in the VAB will be a little cluttered, and I recommend completing any missions using the old mod, recovering the craft, then removing Universal Storage (simply delete the folder from your GameData file). You can then continue just using Universal Storage 2. How can I find the parts. The cores and fairings are found in the Payload category. Fuel tanks and Batteries are found under Fuel Tanks and Electrics. Most other parts are under Utility. However the easiest way to find the parts is to type Universal in the search box. How do I remove the mod? Simply delete the Universal Storage 2 folder in GameData. Note that any craft using parts from the mod will break, so make sure you have recovered and craft using Universal Storage II parts before removing the mod. How do I upgrade the mod? Simply download the new version and install as above, overwriting any existing files. How did you balance the parts? The original Universal Storage parts were balanced against real world craft and technology. This made for realistic parts, but many were badly balanced against other parts in game. For Universal Storage II we decided to balance parts against the stock parts in game or the various life support mods. This ensures that costs, mass and capacity are balanced against the rest of the game, so there's are no 'cheat' parts. LICENSE Models, textures and animations The models, texture and animations, including the .mu files are copyright of Simon Hinton who reserves all rights. New Zealand Copyright Act 1994 You may download and used these files and modify them for personal use. You may not publish or share these files or derivatives of these files. You may not reverse engineer these files. You may externally reference these files using the model command in KSP. For permission to use the model and texture assets in a way other than the above message Simon via the KSP forums. You may share screen shots, videos and streams featuring Universal Storage (credits back to here are appreciated) All other files and images Code including .DLL and .CFG files are released under the MIT license Copyright 2018 DMagic, Paul Kingtiger and Simon Hinton Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions: The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
Download on Curseforge or Github or SpaceDock. Also available on CKAN. KGEx Brings you: Universal Storage Stock Resource Fuel Cell (QBUS) Module Manager Script for converting the Universal Storage Fuel Cell to use Liquid Fuel and Oxidizer instead of other resources. Available on CKAN as UniversalStorageStockResourceFuelCell. Supports Fuel Cells in Universal Storage. (CKAN: UniversalStorage) Adopted by @zer0Kerbal, originally by @QuickBASIC Cabin notes WIP - work in progress Am open to adding more features, great project for someone! I have not personally tested the patches Have a request? Glad to have them, kindly submit through GitHub. How to support this and many other mods by @zer0Kerbal Discussions See Discussions or [KSP Forums][MOD:threads] for discussions and news on this mod Installation Directions Use CKAN Changelog Summary See ChangeLog for full details of mod changes Known Issues See Known Issues for full details of feature requests, and known issues Dependencies Kerbal Space Program may work on other versions (YMMV) Module Manager Universal Storage Recommends Kerbal Change Log Suggests SimpleConstructon! (SCON!) SimpleLogistics! (SLOG!) Not So SimpleConstructon! (NSSC) Keridian Dynamics Vessel Assembly (KDVA) The Gold Standard! (GOLD) Stork Delivery System (SDS) Komplexity (KPLX) KaboOom! (BOOM) another way to not go to space today Solar Science (SOLS) Stock Inline Lights (SIL) Mini Sample Return Capsule (MSRC) Pteron (MSRV) Solar Science (SOLS) Jack-O-Lantern (JACK) MoarKerbals(MOAR) On Demand Fuel Cells (ODFC)) Field Training Facility (FTF) Field Training Lab (FTL) Docking Port Descriptions(DPD) PicoPort Shielded (PPS) Transparent Command Pods) (TCP) More Hitchhikers) (MHH) Biomatic (BIO) B9 Stock Switches (B9S Oh Scrap!: ScrapYard: DaMichel's AeroRadial (DAR) DaMichel's CargoBays (DCB) DaMichel's Fuselage (DMF) DaMichel's Spherical Tanks (DST) Simple Cargo Solutions (SCS) KerGuise Experimental Engineering (KGEx) Kerbal Changelog Community Resource Pack TweakScale Supports Kerbal Change Log Conflicts none known Replaces none Tags config, resources *red box below is a link to forum post on how to get support* Credits Legal Mumbo Jumbo (License) Current Forum: Thread Source: GitHub License: Original Thread Download Source: GitHub License: Be Kind: Lithobrake, not jakebrake! Keep your Module Manager up to date v220.127.116.11 original: 11 Aug 2018 0K updated: 06 Sep 2021 zed'K
Hello, Universal Storage 2 currently has localization files for Spanish, German, Portuguese and Italian thanks to the help of some amazing volunteers. But there are some additional languages that KSP supports that would be great to get into the mod. I've played with various methods to make translating the mod as easy as possible and I think I've found the best approach with google drive. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1UFJLkAK1H04U1CSOjrpiI0RfuzbjPj3b?usp=sharing The translation files are on a shared drive folder which anyone can edit. If you would like to help us translate the mod into other languages you can do so by opening the appropriate file and making the changes. All the files are in place for the languages KSP supports, although some of them are just copies of the en-us file and have yet to be translated. The Change log sheet can be used to add any comments and will help me manage the sheet (it'll also give me a list of names to add to the credits) Thank you in advance for any help you can give to make Universal Storage II a global mod.