AceOfShades-QuickRestart icon


Allows quickly starting a new run.

Last updated a year ago
Total downloads 177002
Total rating 24 
Categories Mods Tools Client-side
Dependency string AceOfShades-QuickRestart-1.4.2
Dependants 121 other mods depend on this mod

This mod requires the following mods to function

tristanmcpherson-R2API-4.3.21 icon

A modding API for Risk of Rain 2

Preferred version: 4.3.21
bbepis-BepInExPack-5.4.1905 icon

Unified BepInEx all-in-one modding pack - plugin framework, detour library

Preferred version: 5.4.1905



The quick restart mod adds a button to the pause menu that allows you to start a new run with the current character, difficulty, and artifacts.



  • Update manifest, build against new version of R2API


  • New build for new game version (


  • Update to work in Survivors of the Void
  • Scale buttons with screen size

Known Bugs:

  • Highlight on hover is weird, half the time is transparent instead of yellow
  • On low resolutions, the buttons are cramped
  • Button textures scale with texture resolution


  • Disable restart while in chat, so you can type normally


  • Add button for going back to character select
  • Add config option to put the character select button wherever on the pause menu


  • Version bump due to upload bug


  • Update resource loading to newer system
  • Enable in multiplayer if you are the host


  • Mark mod as unneeded for network sync so users can connect to others without this mod (via PhantomGamers)


  • Add config option to enable pressing a button to restart, changing the keybind, and how long it needs to be held
  • Add config option to put the button wherever you want on the pause menu
  • Add config option to enable a confirmation dialog upon trying to restart


  • Moved button to the bottom after complaints (even from the developer) of accidentally hitting restart instead of resume


  • Fix incompatability with PhotoMode mod (and possibly others)


  • Fix incompatability with StartingItemsGUI mod
  • Remove button in multiplayer, since it's broken there


  • Add code to github


  • Change start game code to do the same thing as the "pregame_start_run" console command
  • Fix button placement position in different resolutions
  • Clean up potential console errors that could clutter output


  • Fix README formatting


  • Initial version


If there are any issues with the mod, feel free to drop a message in the Discord channel at or DM me (AceOfShades_#4150).

Available versions

Please note that the install buttons only work if you have compatible client software installed, such as the Thunderstore Mod Manager. Otherwise use the zip download links instead.

Upload date Version number Downloads Download link  
2022-5-14 1.4.2 104772 Version 1.4.2 Install
2022-4-23 1.4.1 11879 Version 1.4.1 Install
2022-3-17 1.4.0 11694 Version 1.4.0 Install
2021-10-17 1.3.5 20340 Version 1.3.5 Install
2021-10-2 1.3.4 4310 Version 1.3.4 Install
2021-1-27 1.3.1 21189 Version 1.3.1 Install
2021-1-15 1.3.0 1404 Version 1.3.0 Install
2021-1-15 1.2.2 322 Version 1.2.2 Install
2021-1-15 1.2.1 137 Version 1.2.1 Install
2021-1-15 1.2.0 172 Version 1.2.0 Install
2021-1-14 1.1.1 240 Version 1.1.1 Install
2021-1-14 1.1.0 142 Version 1.1.0 Install
2021-1-14 1.0.1 263 Version 1.0.1 Install
2021-1-14 1.0.0 138 Version 1.0.0 Install