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

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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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How do I dismiss the console in Don't Starve?

I accidentally hit the ` today on Don't Starve. The screen began to display the console information. How do I make the text go away without quitting the game? The usual suspects like esc were not ...
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Do bees think it's summer underground?

If beehives are built underground, will the bees make honey during winter? I do plan to bring flowers as well. I haven't tried yet, I don't want to spent the resources if it wont work (No dlcs)
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How do I get beefalos into caves?

The wiki says you can get beefalos into caves. I tryed with the beefalo horn, getting them to follow me into the cave, but they don't want to go down. Did I do it wrong? Is it impossible? I am not ...
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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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Don't Starve armour stats

What are the damage reduction and durability of armours in Don't Starve? Insulation values and even sanity modifiers would be a bonus as well.
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Can the map in Don't Starve contain an island?

After jumping through a wormhole, I seem to be on a section of the map that is an island. I haven't been able to fully explore the entire map due to a series of Killer Bees' nests right where a land ...
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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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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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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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What is up with these pigs?

I do not understand the pig dynamics in Don't Starve. I haven't really been bothered by any pigs (unless I go and attack one). But then I encountered these crazy pigs (sorry for the bad shot...I ...
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In Don't Starve: Reign of Giants is it common to spawn next to spiders?

Twice in a row this happened! The first time, with spider sacks as far as I could see, I counted at least 8 or 9 before they killed me, and the second time there were 4 or 5+!
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How do I deal with poison in Shipwrecked?

Poor wickerbottom got Shipwrecked. She cut down a tree and got bit by a green snake. There's green bubbles at my healthmeter, and every so often the screen flashes green and I lose HP. How do I ...
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I've run out of stone in Don't starve. What do I do?

I've tried surviving on the map for as long as I could, I researched a lot of things and I've explored 2 conjoined islands (Very big in size). Both islands did not initially have a rock biome, just a ...
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How can I prevent the krampus from appearing?

As of the latest don't starve update a new mob was introduced called the Krumpus, apparently he appears when you hunt too many animals but I don't quite understand how this works. From what I ...
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Is there any way to stop wildfires?

Given that this happened, I'm wondering if there's anything you can do to stop a wildfire that's gone out of control. As far as I've played (which admittedly isn't very far), I've never found a way to ...
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Don't Starve getting VERY Choppy framerate

All right, let me tell you what I know so far. Enabling Vsync and Triple Buffering may help, but my AMD VISION menu doesn't allow me to do that. This game played PERFECTLY on this laptop before, but ...
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Don't Starve “select (originally right mouse)” and “left” are bound to A [duplicate]

My steam game don't starve has the action that "right mouse" would usually do is bound to a and move left is also bound to a. I tried deleting all my don't starve files and i cant find the right bind ...
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I can't change the settings on the desktop version of Don't Starve

I've been playing don't starve for a while, and with the last update they added a bloom effect which is a huge decrease in my performance, when near fires my computer drops to 30 FPS or less. There ...
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Do caves re-spawn when you enter them again?

I haven't explored enough caves in the game to figure this out yet: When you re-enter a cave does it re-spawn? For instance, are the layout/mobs/items completely different when you re-enter? If my ...
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When playing as Woodie, is there any way to get the Glommer Flower?

In Don't Starve (Reign of Giants), on nights with a full moon, I can pick the Glommer Flower at the Glommer Statue, and thereafter the Glommer follows me around, providing a sanity boost if I stand ...
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How to lure spiders as Webber without attacking the nest?

I'm playing as Webber and I want to fight spiders during the day, so I would go up and smack the nest once with my spear to aggro the spiders. I thought this was okay, and that the nest would sort of ...
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How can I revert a control change to my “A” key?

I changed my a key to "Select" so now I can’t re-change a to "Left" due to the fact that when I try to click any options on the right, it moves to the add on the left.
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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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Which resources are not renewable?

Which resources can't be gotten back after you farm them in Don't Starve? I know that if you dig up grass, a berry bush, or sapling, you can replant them in another spot. However, if you put them in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...