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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I safely open the chest in a Wood Wall Trap?

I often come across Wood Wall Traps in my worlds. The fire staff is really powerful early on, and the rest of the resources are nice too, but it's hard to get anything out of the chest without 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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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 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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What happens to tree stumps in Don't Starve?

When cutting trees in Don't Starve I don't want to reach a point in the game where my world is terrible and flat, without any trees in it. I usually leave the stumps and use the pine cones to build a ...
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Are there any items which raise your maximum stats?

While poking about on the Don't Starve Wiki, I've seen a number of items that will lower the maximum stats for things like health or sanity. (e.g. The Meat Effigy lowering maximum health) Are there ...
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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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How can I raise/lower my Sanity in a controlled manner?

If I want to, say, collect beardlings or harvest nightmare fuel from hallucinations, how could I quickly lower my sanity from the safety of my base? What brings it down the fastest besides monster ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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How long of a life is long enough?

Specifically, how long do I need to survive to get enough xp to unlock all the characters, and any other XP based unlocks? I've got a camp set up such that I can basically go as long as I care to ...
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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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What is this structure? Can I infiltrate it?

I found this crazy structure while exploring. It's in a Grasslands biome. It seems to be a pig house with a pig wandering around inside. Surrounding the house are structures that are called "Obelisk" ...
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Can I reconfigure Don't Starve to maintain my save data on Dropbox?

I don't use Steam. I know that I probably could just use Steam to solve this problem, but I don't have an account, and I'm wondering if this is a solution. On my Mac, Klei stores the saved data for ...
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Is it possible to win in Don't Starve?

I would like to know if it's possible to win in Don't Starve? Or is it just the matter of how long until you die?
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Reliable food source?

I cannot survive more than 5 days without starving due to a lack of food. Berries I find do not grow back fast enough, and I don't have rabbits near the usual spot for my base. What is the best way ...
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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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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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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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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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Do all characters in Don't Starve build the same items?

When you unlock new characters in Don't Starve they clearly have different strengths, weaknesses and personalities. Do they also build different items, or do they build the same items differently to ...
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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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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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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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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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Why can I no longer give things to the pig king?

In Don't Starve, you are oftentimes able encounter a small village of pig men. In said village, there is a Pig King. The Pig King will give you gold in exchange for certain items and food. The Don't ...
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What methods are there to to regain sanity?

As the game progresses, my sanity disappears. Usually slowly, but often times quite rapidly. Try as I might, I can't seem to find a method of regaining sanity in a sustainable manner. Picking ...
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How do I avoid the hounds?

Is there ANY way to avoid hounds other than jumping into a wormhole? I still haven't really gotten past the first 25 days of the game, and hence I haven't built any powerful weapons yet. So, every ...
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Does Deerclops spawn every winter, and how does he behave?

Coming up on my first winter, I'm worried I may be under-prepared. Is Deerclops guaranteed to spawn every winter? And does he spawn near you? If not does he move randomly or does he behave like the ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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How do the Ents spawn and what's the best way to deal with them?

Sometimes, when chopping down trees, an Ent can be generated. (look at the picture below for reference) These guys are pretty hard to kill, destroy you in a couple of hits and tirelessly follow you ...
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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. ...