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Review: Rust

There's a fatalistic cycle at the heart of Rust. Every life begins the same. Players spawn on the shores of an uncaring island, naked and ill-equipped to make it through the day. Every life ends the same, too: with the clinical inevitabilit...


Rust is finally leaving Steam Early Access next month

Rust's four-year run on Steam Early Access will soon wrap up. The multiplayer sandbox survival title will appear on Steam proper as of February 8, 2018. That said, its development is far from over. Announcing the decision in a blog post, Fa...


Rust is nearing the end of its run on Steam Early Access

The last time I played Rust was back in October 2014. To recap: I smashed a warthog to pieces and then got my own head bashed in by another player, like you do. I haven't been back since. It's not even that I'm bored of the humans-are-the-r...

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First Steam developer Item Store opened, not quite paid mods

Valve caught mad flak early this year trying to introduce paid mods (modders could charge for their work on the Steam Workshop) to an existing Skyrim communities whose modders often shared content freely. Suddenly someone else who used your...

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Rust soft launches female avatars, 'you never had a choice'

Back when I was telling you about how Rust automatically generates penis size based on Steam ID, a footnote to that article was that female player models were on their way to the survival sandbox, too. Well, this momentous addition was anno...

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Rustic: Rust generates avatar cock size by Steam ID

Haha, rustic. I think it's time for Jordan to take another Rust adventure. The open world survival sim is fascinating. It recently made headlines when players flipped out after it randomly assigned face and skin tone to users' Steam IDs. An...

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I messed around in the bizarre, experimental reboot of Rust

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 hatchets while ot...

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Facepunch is rebooting Rust and that's for the best

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 changed or updated a...

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This video shows what Rust would look like in real life

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 the game. ...

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Rust to add user-generated item submission system

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 internet-based submiss...

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Rust needs more players like this guy

[Editor's Note: There's a visible dong in this video's thumbnail because you start out as a naked dude in Rust, so, yeah. I've embedded it below. Consider this your NSFW warning.] As far as I'm concerned, this is the perfect example of play...

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Rust breaks 1M sales, bans several thousand cheaters

Facepunch Studios' multiplayer survival game Rust has achieved one million sales, designer Garry Newman announced on Twitter. With the game getting to the top of the Steam charts and consistently remaining in the number-two spot behind DayZ...

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Facepunch Studios removes zombies from Rust

It's no secret that zombies weren't intended to be a permanent fixture of the sandbox survival game Rust and their removal has finally come to fruition as of an update today which swaps them out for red bears and wolves. "You hate them. We ...

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Rust has sold over 500,000 copies

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 GMod has made i...

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I committed the perfect crime in Rust

I've been playing Rust a lot this past week, slowly building up a fortified home and learning as much as I can about the world. It's a brutal, mean place, even on a server dedicated to player vs. environment play, in that it's just as easy...

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Facepunch talks about what's next for Rust

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 low-key way and ...

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Adding voice chat to Rust helped curb in-game homicide

Speaking with PC Gamer about the open-world survival title Rust, Gary Newman of Facepunch Studios said that for as cutthroat as the game can be given the freedom it grants players, "People should be nice to each other because they get a nic...


What happens when you try to interview people in Rust?

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 generat...


And now, a moment from Rust

Rust is the new game from the people behind Garry's Mod. It's in alpha right now and it's a mix of Minecraft and DayZ where you cut down trees to build sanctuaries from the crippling cold. It's currently in alpha, and like DayZ, will surel...



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