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Should I eat corpses or destroy them?

I find it useless to simply kill a bandit (or similar) and just destroy the corpse, I've read about the player going crazy if eating human meat for too long. I don't know if I should eat the people or ...
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How do I light an unlit torch?

In NEO Scavenger I have crafted a quality torch (unlit) and now I want to light it but I can't work out how. I've tried combining it with my campfire or the lighter but it just reverses the torch ...
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How can I use a 'plastic sled'?

I just found an plastic sled in NEO Scavenger. It's been a while since I've played it, and the developer has been adding shit like crazy, so this is an object I haven't seen before. On closer ...
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What Effects do the Different Player Attributes Have on Gameplay?

When you start a new game of NEO Scavenger, you get to pick which abilities you want your character to have. Each of them has a short description when hovered over, but none of them really tell you ...
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Can I do anything with poisonous berries/mushrooms?

I found and identified some poisonous berries. Are they something I should hang on to, or should I just dump them? Same for poisonous mushrooms.
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How do I recover from internal bleeding?

Apparently, during an epic battle with a barefoot looter in NEO Scavenger, I ended up with a broken rib and some internal bleeding. Fortunately for me, I took the Medical perk at the start of the ...
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How do I use the Shop Mart shopping cart?

On a couple of my attempts to survive, I've run across the Shop Mart shopping cart, and I just cant figure out how to use it. The Wikia entry for this item claims it is a vehicle that provides a 16x16 ...
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How do I use a Squirrel Snare to trap squirrels?

I just made a couple squirrel snares, but I can't find how to use them. Consuming doesn't do anything, nor does leaving them on the ground for a bit.
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How can I tell whether I should fight or flee?

In NEO Scavenger, I often find myself beset by looters or dogmen during my scavenging. The UI isn't very intuitive in letting me know how I compare physically. This has, unfortunately, resulted in ...
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How do I use rags to stop bleeding?

I have some clean rags that I found in a first aid kit, and I would like to use them as a bandage, but I can't figure out how. Clicking Consume on them does nothing.
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How do I get in at the glow?

So, I finally got to the glow, but now I'm stuck and not sure what to do. I got the Tracking Bracelet from Hatter already, but I can't get through the entrance still. When I approach the gates, some ...
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Do lighters ever run out of fuel?

I've found a ton of lighters, but they don't seem to be one-time use like I expected. Do they ever run out, or should I drop the rest and just start carrying around one?
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Is there any way to access the contents of an item without equipping it?

When I find an item which contains other items, I can see the image of its contents by hovering over it, but is there any way to actually get at the contents without having to equip it? Some items can ...
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How do I repair the lighting and heater in the cryo chamber?

I noticed that if you return to the cryo chamber you can camp there and repair stuff in it. I got all of the stuff required, but I can't repair it. If I click it in the recipe list it doesn't do ...
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What Do the Red Footprints On the Map Mean?

In NEO Scavenger, I've noticed that sometimes when I visit a new space, an icon that looks like a pair of red footprints appears on it (this seems to usually happen when I'm running low on moves each ...