A survival game based upon crafting with simple combat and exploration and an unusual, creepy, 'pencil-art' graphics style.

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What is the percentage of chance a Tree Ent will spawn when a tree is chopped down?

When I chop down trees in Don't Starve, I always expect something to attack me like a sudden Tree Ent spawning. I will feel safer if I know when a Tree Ent will spawn. So what's the chance that a Tree ...
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Will chester follow me through wormholes?

I'm playing Don't Starve and I jumped into a wormhole, after walk a little bit I found the "Eye Stick" (don't remember the real name) that makes Chester follow you. Now I want to return to my camp ...
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How to survive hound attacks at night?

Usually, when a hound attacks me, I just run to some pig-men houses for protection, since they're better fighters then I am. However, if they attack me at night, the pig-men are asleep, and I don't ...
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Don't Starve Console won't go away?

I thought just for fun I'd enter in some commands, but ever since I haven't been able to remove the console. I tried Ctrl + L, ~, disabling it. Nothing. I can remove it with Ctrl + L for a brief ...
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I can't choose my characters while LAN with my friend in DST

Even if either one of us hosts the server, the player other than the host was unable to choose their character. (Example: I choose Wilson, my friend automatically became Wilson while in-game without ...
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Do hound attacks increase close to the 200th day?

Is it true that hound attacks get increasingly vicious and happen almost everyday if we don't level up by day 200 or so?
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How to avoid taking rain damage as WX-78

I'm playing the reign of giants expansion as WX-78, and he's taking damage because he is wet. It is raining, but I have an umbrella. However, the "wetness" meter keeps going up. How can I get dry? ...
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Can I select items from inventory while moving?

Is it intended that while moving with the keyboard (WASD) that I can't select or interact with my inventory? I can do it with the mouse when I click on a location, but can't seem to do it while moving ...
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Can I change back to my initial character after finishing adventure mode

I had a nice survival world, playing with Wilson, then decided to start an adventure from that world. Now I finished adventure mode, I'm back in my good old sandbox, but with Maxwell. Is there any way ...
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Is the world balanced around the number of players?

When I play don't starve together, I always feel like the generated world was made for a single player game. I usually play with 2 friends but we usually end up starving pretty soon (20ish days) ...
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Help! I've put Don't starve in fullscreen and then minimized it, now I can't un-minimize it

I've started up Don't starve and went into the settings and made it fullscreen, but that minimized it. I tried deleting local game files and then re-installing it but that still won't fix it.
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How long will a trapped animal stay or live in a trap?

I like to use a lot of traps for rabbits, but also for frogs and spiders occasionally. Often I'll setup a lot in areas near my base camp with rabbit holes, because the traps provide a steady stream ...
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Can Don't Starve be played without Reign of Giants?

I just bought the Reign of Giants expansion for Don't Starve today. However, can Don't Starve be played without the Reign of Giants now that I own it?
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Finding gold in Don't Starve

I have tried several plays on survival, but I can never find gold to make a science machine. Is there a trick to finding gold?
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Don't Starve Together LAN MP

So, I am playing Don't Starve Together in offline mode, and I would like to play with my friends at our LAN parties. The problem is that the server I host won't show up. What I tried: Hamachi Show ...
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How many Rabbit Hutches can take on a Spider Den?

I'm building a bunch of Rabbit Hutches circling a Spider Den to create a silk farm. I also realized that this could also a bunny puff farm so I would like the balance between bunnymen and spiders to ...
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is it possible to move the Thermal Measurer in Don't Starve?

I'm Playing Don't Starve and I have built up my base, but exploring I have found the Thermal Measurer. My question: Is there any way to move it to my base?
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Does earthquake destroy buildings?

I think about moving base to underground but am afraid of the earthquakes. Will they destroy my structures?
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Where do I change mod settings?

Ive installed the Neat RGP Hub. In the description it says that it's possible to adjust the number of inventory slots, how big containers should be and so on but I can't find any settings to do this. ...
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Shopping list for surviving summer [duplicate]

I'm worried that I won't be able to survive my first summer in Reign of Giants. So I am thinking about what I will need. I guess it's normal to not be able to move out of camp very much because of the ...
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How do I befriend aggressive, overprotective pigs?

I'm in adventure mode, and this particular world does not have food – but it does have frog rain. Lots of frog rain. That means tasty frog legs are basically my only food source, but I am simply not ...
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How is XP calculated in Don't Starve?

When you die in Don't Starve, an XP bar appears, telling you the progress to unlocking the next character. How is this calculated? Is there a set amount of XP you get for each day you survive, or ...
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Is there anything to do except surviving in the summer

During the summer, plants wither, stuff gets set on fire, you overheat... it's worse than winter ever was. Two existing questions on this site answer how to prepare (How do I prepare for summer ...
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No thermal stone in survival tab

I'm on day 18 in Don't starve. With the onset of winter I need to build a heat stone, but when I check the survival tab the stone does not appear there for crafting. It's not even that I can't build ...
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Does killing Pigs raise Naughtiness as Webber?

I've just unlocked Webber and have been playing with him for awhile. Not having Spiders attack me is great, especially since I can plant Spider Dens around my base camp as back-up base defense. ...
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Quick Wet Goop Recipe

I need to make some Wet Goop for a mod item. However, any combination of food that I've thrown into the crock pot just gets turned into some good eatin's, like I'm some kind of savant chef. Is there ...
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What's the objective in Adventure Mode (inside Maxwell's Door)?

I've played for several hours now, eventually I found Maxwell's Door, I know that at the end of the five levels mentioned you unlock Maxwell, the thing is, I've no idea what to do inside these levels, ...
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Can Garlands spoil?

The other day I was playing the game and noticed that at a certain point my garland stopped giving me sanity gain and the icon had a red border. Now I may have been attacked with it on, I'm not sure, ...
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Will Touchstones be wasted if I touch more than one before death?

I don't remember if I activated a Touchstone after dying last time, and I found another one. Something tells me that things may go wrong if I have more than 1 Touchstone activated simultaneously. How ...
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What's the duration of seasons in Reign of Giants DLC?

I'm playing it now and the summer abruptly ended by turning into winter on about 27th day. But now that it's day 37, it's raining, which looks kinda like spring, but when the rain stops, it becomes ...
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Does straw hat and other overheat-slowing items increase heat drain during winter?

This just hit me as I've been walking around my base during winter − I was still wearing a Straw hat and held a Fancy parasol with 2 yellow Thermal stones in my pocket, but suddenly the screen started ...
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Summer has come and I don't know what to do

During the summer, most plants wither and stop growing. It's also very dangerous to stay around in the base, because things keep smoldering up and you will probably not have enough ice in store to ...
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Can I just run away and pretend nothing happened if things start smoldering around me?

In the Reign of Giants DLC, summer introduces Overheating for the character and for nearby objects as well. If you stay in one place long enough in the middle of the day, things will start smoking. If ...
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Koalefant doesn't appear when following trail at night

I tried following the trail at night a few times, but about at the 8th footprint, character doesn't say anything like "animal must be near" and no further traces appear. I suppose it could be a bug, ...
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Frogs fell from the sky. Now what?

The Reign of Giants DLC brought some changes into the game. For instance, when a terrible rain pours, there is a chance that frogs will come flying from the sky. After that rain there are so many of ...
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In what situations is Abigail useful?

I just started playing as Wendy for the first time and I noticed that Abigail doesn't provide much help when battling a Treeguard. She can take only a few hits and then she drops her flower. When ...
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Does the game end?

I know there is a "Day" counter at the top right in-game (as well as seasons), but I am wondering if this can go on indefinitely or is there an "end" to the game? For example, when you hit day 100 ...
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Next update in X days?

I just bought the Giants expansion and it rekindled my interest in Don't Starve. When I first started playing when the base game first came out, I either didn't notice it or it wasn't there, but ...
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Do mini glaciers reappear on the same spots in the next winter?

I haven't had the chance to live through summer yet, but I wonder if the locations marked with mini glacier icons on map will still point to them come next winter. There are pengulls who are marked ...
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How do I prepare for summer heat?

In the DLC Reign of Giants, summer now induces overheating (the opposite of winter's freezing) and before the summer comes, there are piles of ice on the map, much like and rock boulders, that you can ...
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I think I'm stuck on an island. How can I escape it?

I am stuck on an island. I have looked all over it, and there is only one wormhole, which leads to another island on the complete opposite side of the map. I am running out of resources. Is there ...
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Is there any pattern to the Spider Queen's movements?

I witnessed the birth of a Spider Queen ridiculously close to my base. I managed to come back later and she'd wandered off, but then she wandered back a few days later so I ran off again. Does she ...
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Will homeless spiders found a new den or just sit forever?

When I was playing today, lightning struck in a dense forest full of spider dens. I ended up with a bunch of silk and dead butterflies on the ground, a ton of burnt trees, and a number of spiders ...
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Are traps supposed to have false positives now?

When checking my trap lines for rabbits, I keep finding traps that are not shaking, but are in the "down" position; they look kind of squarish instead of rounded as well. The interaction option is ...
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Is there a difference between worlds?

After a 90 day survival run, I decided to try out the Teleportato and move on to a new world. So, now I'm in World 2, and I want to know if there is any difference between the worlds? Obviously, the ...
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Is there a way to farm mushrooms?

Is there any way to transplant mushrooms to a different location? I know if you dig them you get two caps, but they do not grow back. Is there a different way to transport them so you can put them ...
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How do I build a Lureplant farm?

I've read the wiki a few times on this, but I'm not quite certain I understand how lureplants work. I've seen people build Lureplant farms. How do you go about this? How do you transplant the ...
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Is there any use for live fish, and how can you keep them alive?

In Don't Starve, when you pull a fish from a pond, it flops for a few seconds, then dies. Is there any purpose to the live fish? Or is it merely window dressing animation? If there is a use, what ...
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Why should I hatch Tallbird eggs?

From what I know, newborn Tallbirds are very weak, get hungry all the time and follow player everywhere, making it hard to keep them alive. And after they grow into adult Tallbirds, they become ...
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Does viewing the Map pause the game?

I noticed that when the hounds are targeting me, they keep attacking me even when I'm viewing the map, and eventually they kill me and the map is still open. I even was resurrected once at a ...