The only aim in Rust is to survive. To do this you will need to overcome struggles such as hunger, thirst and cold. Build a fire. Build a shelter. Kill animals for meat. Protect yourself from other players, and kill them for meat. Create alliances with other players and form a town. Do whatever it takes to survive.
Recent Reviews:
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Very Positive (238,412) - 80% of the 238,412 user reviews for this game are positive.
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August 1

Excavator Update



Excavator monument and more optimizations and fixes

  • Added Excavator Monument
  • Added force triggers (excavator belts)
  • Added terrain anti hack protection
  • Fixed binds not working with "cinematic_play" and "cinematic_stop"
  • Fixed "monuments" console command being abused to find caves
  • Fixed weapon reload issues at extremely low FPS
  • Fixed RF Broadcaster being placed through walls
  • Fixed being stuck when dismounting helicopter on top of Compound buildings
  • Fixed accidentally pressing "Create Team" while dropping items on low resolutions
  • Fixed text overflow on team dock when players have long names
  • Fixed team member map font being unreadable
  • Fixed large furnace placement under the terrain
  • Fixed scope overlay being extremely small on larger screen resolutions
  • Fixed misclicking accept would reject the team invite
  • Fixed hunters jacket skin being black
  • Fixed some volumetrics not disappearing during day time
  • Fixed broken train cart coal material on powerplant monument
  • Fixed some materials turning black on lowest shader levels in powerplant monument
  • Fixed duplicate networkable objects (e.g. doors) when playing demos
  • Fixed passengers being able to access minicopter fuel
  • Fixed horses eating too much food at hitching posts
  • Optimized some server side player packet verifications
  • Entity parenting triggers now support compound triggers and exclusion zones (excavator arm)
  • Removed large monuments and mountains on smaller maps (now limited to 3500 world size or larger)
  • Barren now has harbors, oil rigs and water wells
  • Barren prefab mountains no longer spawn in the desert
  • Allow deployables to be placed under Water barrel
  • Increased the cost of lowgrade at Compound
  • Increased server browser timeout limit to 90 seconds
  • Hapis Island fixes and tweaks
  • Optimized server-side water buoyancy
  • Optimized terrain shader
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July 4

July Update



Horse breeds and hitching posts, client and server optimizations and more!

  • Added cinematic animations for video creation (see devblog)
  • Added player tick rate convars to the server (see devblog)
  • Added Streamer mode to options menu
  • Added new horse model and breeds
  • Added Hitch-Trough deployable
  • Added Minicopter fuel gauge
  • Added Minicopter pilot IK
  • Added 'hattip' gesture
  • Added a bunch of secret achievements
  • Fixed exploit to stack foundation steps
  • Fixed swamp fog too bright at night
  • Fixed water purifier disappearing after going out of network range
  • Fixed misclicking accept would reject the team invite
  • Fixed Rustige Egg not taking splash damage
  • Fixed being able to pick up sam site when it contained ammo
  • Optimized distant tree networking (client memory savings)
  • Optimized physics queries by removing collider batching entirely (previously disabled)
  • Optimized all entity queries
  • Optimized buoyancy physics transform sync
  • Optimized server player updates and transform sync
  • Optimized server packet handling
  • Optimized client inventory update
  • Optimized monument memory use
  • Optimized ocean wave foam rendering
  • Optimized gpu-side wave simulation for rendering
  • Optimized cpu-side wave simulation for buoyancy
  • Horses require far less food
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Reviews

“Rust is one of the cruelest games on Steam, and that's what makes it so compelling.”
PC Gamer

“Usually, people will just kill you on sight, but not always.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

About This Game

The only aim in Rust is to survive.

To do this you will need to overcome struggles such as hunger, thirst and cold. Build a fire. Build a shelter. Kill animals for meat. Protect yourself from other players, and kill them for meat. Create alliances with other players and form a town.

Do whatever it takes to survive.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Nudity or Sexual Content, Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-9590 or better
    • Memory: 10 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 670 2GB / AMD R9 280 better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: SSD is highly recommended or expect longer than average load times.
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-4690K / AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 980 / AMD R9 Fury
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: SSD is highly recommended.
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: OS X Lion 10.7
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-9590 or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 670 2GB / AMD R9 280 better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: OS X El Capitan 10.11
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-4690K / AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 980 / AMD R9 Fury
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 20 GB available space

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