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Adventures in Rust photo
Well, almost everyone
A lot has changed in the months since I last checked in with Rust, Facepunch's multiplayer survival sandbox on Steam Early Access, but much of the brutal experience remains the same. The so-called reboot has become the defaul... read feature

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Developer stuff

No, Facepunch didn't cancel Rust to make this game

'Should HBO make one TV show at a time?'
Jul 28
On Friday, Rust developer Facepunch Studios offered an early look at another of its games, Riftlight. It's an arcade shooter with classes (including melee), loot, and abilities. What was pictured was early -- though it alread... read
Revisiting Rust photo
And had a pretty good time, all things considered
I first played Rust back in January. It was at times scary, confusing, and frustrating, which is to be expected in an anything-goes online multiplayer game about naked men trying to survive with rocks and crudely-fashioned ha... read feature

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Facepunch is rebooting Rust and that's for the best

Players won't have to pay again
Jun 27
The last time I played Rust was back in late January -- I've been waiting for it to substantially change. As it turns out, Facepunch Studios is in the process of rebuilding the game and "pretty much everything" is being chang... read
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This video shows what Rust would look like in real life

Lots of nakedness
Mar 28
If you haven't played Rust yet, you can probably get the gist with just two words -- naked, and brutal. That's basically what you're going to get with this new fan video from AndrewMFilms, which is a real life reenactment of... read
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Rust to add user-generated item submission system

Also working on updated UI, farming
Mar 06
Rust is still doing its development thing and though it sees no update to the software this week, creator Gary Newman has posted what the team is up to on the game's official blog. Of note is the suggestion of an interne... read
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Garry's Mod and Rust have each earned over $30 million

Talk about a financially secure future
Feb 21
Earlier today, designer Garry Newman tweeted that Garry's Mod "just broke $30,000,000" and "if my calculations are correct -- we have now officially made more money from Rust than Garry's Mod. 0.34% more!" The former has been... read
Roaming group raiding and forcing players to join their cult
I love videogames SO much. [Thanks, Mathue!] read feature

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Rust has sold over 500,000 copies

Steam Early Access is here to stay
Jan 20
Putting the financial success of Steam Early Access title Rust into perspective, designer Garry Newman told GamesIndustry International that in the span of a month the multiplayer survival game "made about 40 percent of what ... read
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Facepunch talks about what's next for Rust

'We’re going to be working hard to help you justify spending that $20'
Jan 14
In a Rust development update, Facepunch Studios' Garry Newman wrote that "Sales have been strong. Stronger than strong. We really have been knocked on our arses by sales. Our plan was to release the alpha on to Steam in a l... read

What happens when you try to interview people in Rust?

Dying. Dying a lot is what happens
Jan 08
Man, that guy REALLY loves his rock. And yes, as Rust and DayZ gain more momentum, you can expect to see a lot of these type of videos appearing all over. Rust and DayZ are this year's "Hey look at what I made in Minecraft" content generators. read

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