In this The craftsman of the planet Blueprint Microchips Guide, we will explain where to find Blueprint Microchips and what they are used for in the game.
What are Blueprint microchips? The craftsman of the planet?
Blueprint Microchips are a special item that can unlock useful pieces of equipment, buildings, and decorations. Some of the most useful articles on The craftsman of the planet it can only be unlocked through Blueprint Microchips.
How are Blueprint microchips unlocked in The craftsman of the planet?
You can unlock Blueprint Microchips at the bottom of the screen – Blueprints Screen. The Blueprint Chip is consumed when a new blueprint is unlocked. If the Blueprint Chip is not consumed, you will have unlocked everything. Don’t throw away any surplus Blueprint Chips though – more unlockables may be added in future updates!
It should be noted that the order of unlocking seems to be a bit random: I went through the process twice and noticed slight variations. I’ve listed a full system-wide run in order below, but you might unlock things in a slightly different order.
Where can you find Blueprint microchips?
Theoretically, Blueprint microchips can be found in any of the storage chests that spawn in the game world, but your best chance of finding them is exploring Derelicts.
There are two Derelicts (and a bunch of storage chests) just a few minutes from the default starting area. See our map and location guide for specific coordinates. You could find enough Blueprint Microchips to unlock everything in a couple of hours tops if you were really motivated to unlock everything.
The Planet Crafter Blueprint Microchips Guide – Unlock List
These are all the items you can unlock with The craftsman of the planet Flat microchips.
1. Microchip – T1 mining speed
This is a piece of gear that reduces ore mining time by 10%, giving you faster mining. However, you will need to find Aluminum before you can build it. Check out our Aluminum Guide to find out where you can get this rare resource!
2. T1 Agility Boots
This is a piece of Gear that allows you to run 15% faster while equipped. This requires Fabric though, so you’ll have to find something. Check out our Fabric Guide to find out where you can get it!
3. T2 Agility Boots
This is an upgraded version of Agility Boots that allows you to run 30% faster. The crafting recipe requires Agility Boots T1 (among other items).
4. Microchip – Compass
This is a piece of gear that adds a compass to the top of your HUD.
5. Microchip – T2 mining speed
This is an upgraded version of the Mining Speed chip that reduces mining time by 20%.
6. Living compartment corner
This is a corner piece with a built in window that makes your buildings look nice.
7. Recycling machine
This allows you to break down the created items into their component resources. It also works with a surprisingly wide variety of elements: it can break Super Alloy down into its basic components, and it can turn water into ice.
8. Microchip – T3 mining speed
This is an even better version of Microchip – Mining Speed that reduces mining time by 30%.
9. Area lamp
This is a nice light that illuminates an area with a softer glow and less intense beam compared to the outdoor lamp. You can also change its color.
10.GPS Satellite T1
This is a rocket that unlocks the ability to see a map of the immediate area on one screen – mapping. You will need to unlock the launch pad before you can launch a rocket into space.
11. Crusher machine
This is a buildable that can completely destroy objects.
12. Screen – Mapping
This allows you to see a map of the surrounding area in relation to where the screen has been placed. However, you will need to have launched a GPS Satellite T1 Rocket before you can use it.
13. T2 Jetpack
This is an upgraded version of the Jetpack that allows you to fly a little higher and faster.
14. Microchip – T4 mining speed
This is the best version of Mining Gear; Decreases mining time by 40%.
15. T3 Agility Boots
This is the best version of Agility Boots: it allows you to run 45% faster than you could without them.
16.GPS Satellite T2
This is an improved version of GPS Satellite Rocket that allows you to zoom out even further on the screen – Mapping.
This is a piece of furniture that allows you to display up to 6 items on a two-tier shelf (3 items at the top and 3 items at the bottom).
18. Large living compartment
This is a building that looks like a combined 2×2 unit of habitable compartments, but the interior space is much more open. Great for things like farms.
19. T3 Jetpack
This is the best Jetpack you can get. It’s a hell of a lot faster than running, that’s for sure.
20. Torch T2
This is an upgrade for the Torch with a bigger and brighter light.
21.GPS Satellite T3
This Rocket allows you to extend the screen mapping even further, displaying roughly a third of the game world on the map screen.
22. Map Information Rocket
This rocket displays icons for resource caves on the map screen.
This allows you to build a railing anywhere on (or inside) your Buildings. Good for keeping you from falling off ledges.
24. Microchip – Build Menu Filter
This hides the lower level items in your build menu. For example: If you have unlocked Drill T5, equipping this Microchip will hide Drill T1, Drill T2, Drill T3 and Drill T4.
That’s the end of the list as of Early Access version 0.4.011, and the end of our The craftsman of the planet Blueprint microchip guide. Why not check out some of our other guides while you’re here, too?