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Simple plugin that automatically backs up the characters folder every 5 mins (customisable). Also supports backing up the worlds folder.
Valheim Character Backup (Valheim World Backup)
This is a simple plugin that backs up the characters folder every 5 mins.
It runs with the game so all you have to do is install the mod, set your config and you are good to go everytime the game is launched.
This mod requires BepInEx (https://www.nexusmods.com/site/mods/115)
You should be able to change the config in your Thunderstore Mod Manager's Config Editor for "jdodger415.ValheimCharacterBackup"
If you want to find the actual config file, it's under
"%appdata%\Thunderstore Mod Manager\DataFolder\Valheim\profiles\(modprofile)\BepInEx\config\jdodger415.ValheimCharacterBackup.cfg"
The backup interval can be configured in the included config file.
(config can be found in
You can also enable backing up of the worlds folder if you would like.
Backups are saved to
worlds.bak in their own folder with the timestamp the backup was created.
Uploader's comment: You can also get there with this path -
The creator of this mode is jdodger415 on NexusMods and GitHub
Version 1.3.4 on Thunderstore is just version 1.3.1 of this mod with updated info and formatting on this page. (I'm new to this)
I'm just uploading this for this mod to be easily accessible on the Thunderstore Mod Manager. Author noted to refer to the page of this mod at https://www.nexusmods.com/valheim/mods/163
This is my first real go at c# so I don't really know what I'm doing. Expect a couple of bugs.
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