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

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What should be burned to get ashes in Don't Starve?

I need ash to make healing salves. What is the best item to burn to get ash?
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What's a good strategy for dealing with brambles?

In the lush season of Don't Starve Hamlet some areas are filled with brambles that require the player to take damage in order to remove them. This makes it difficult to deal with other damaging ...
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Will it agro the guards to cut down pig city trees?

The guards generally don't seem to care when one cuts down tea trees in the cultivated lands. Do they care if you cut down a city tree in one of the set pieces? Bonus question, feel free to ignore: ...
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Only one beefalo?

I had a default game, and didn't change any settings in Don't Starve. I ran the entire map. I found all of the savannah's and searched every square inch of them. Sadly only one savannah had one lone ...
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How to verify the game version?

I'm not sure if the GOG version is up to date as GOG Galaxy displays an seemingly older 20171215 build being installed. Developers generally prioritize Steam and GOG versions of games may not receive ...
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Everything, including me, is burning. How am I supposed to survive?

I just bought Don't starve. I knew the game was hard, but last time I played it, it was at least somewhat survivable. Now, when I start the game, the character starts dying from extreme heat. Trees, ...
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Is there a way to enumerate active buffs/debuffs on a character?

In Don't Starve (and DLCs), various status effects influence the rise and fall of health, hunger and sanity over time: Proximity to monsters/friends Items worn or in inventory Things eaten Time of ...
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What features does every map in Don't Starve have?

As far as I know, every default Reign of Giants map has the following: At least one instance of every biome At least one Pig King. At least one (usually 2-3) Totally Normal Trees Maxwell's Door, and ...
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Does using the Console in Don't Starve leave a mark?

Suppose I want to use the console to spawn an item, fix a bug, or do whatever. Will it leave a "cheater flag" in my save file?
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How do I hatch a Tallbird egg?

So I've managed to survive the onslaught of Tallbirds and get a few Tallbird eggs. How do I hatch them? And what are they useful for (other than pecking you to death when they grow up)?
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How to get Tallbird Eggs without getting shredded to pieces?

I've been having LOTS of trouble trying to get tallbird eggs. Everytime I even go NEAR a tallbird nest, the monsters peck me to death! If anyone has a strategy, then please tell me.
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What is the role of Glommer?

In Don't Starve: Reign of Giants, you can pick a Glommer Flower from Glommer's Statue during a Full Moon to make Glommer follow you. What's the point? Is it for cuteness's sake, or is there any ...
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Don't Starve marking on ground question

Does anyone knows what is this? This thing won't let me put the rest of the walls. If there's no way to remove it it's ok, I'm more worried that it's a spawning spot. I didn't see it before starting ...
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Why can't I place anything in a certain place?

I have a spot in my world where I can't place anything. I've checked for fireflies and ice, and it didn't go away on season change. I've also tried disabling all my mods. If it's a shadow creature it'...
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Thermal stone not working

Help! Winter arrives in 3 days and I still don't know how to use a thermal stone. I already have a bunch of thermal stones. But when I place them next to my campfire (the big red fire with stones ...
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Why won't my level 4 Campfire increase temperature?

I didn't play RoG for some time and I noticed that now in some nights my campfire does not increase the temperature of my character and neither do the thermal stones I dropped next to it. The four ...
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How to cancel attack command?

I frequently use F key and Ctrl+F combo to attack mobs. Once in a while I accidentally give an attack command on my own allies, Chester mostly. What usually happens is Ctrl+F command sometimes chooses ...
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How to raise max sanity?

After Maxewll summons a shadow puppet, his max sanity will go down, doing normal task like picking flowers to raise sanity won't raise it back up. Is there a way to raise his maximum sanity back to ...
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How do I install the Don't Starve (Together?) “A New Reign” beta

A friend on steam told me there's (going to be?) a new expansion on Don't Starve (Together)? I'd love to start playing but am not sure how to install it. Can anyone find/make a step by step guide?
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How to restore sanity while I am playing as a Maxwell?

While I am playing as a Maxwell I want to create as many puppets as possible but the black area is covering my sanity points. Is there a way to get rid of this black area? I know that I can kill ...
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What is the difference between “Don't Starve” (PC) and “Don't Starve: Pocket Edition”?

Don't Starve: Pocket Edition is available for iOS. I own it, but I do not own the PC version. Don't Starve is currently on sale in the Steam Summer sale, and I am considering buying it. However, if ...
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Don't Starve Together - Alone mode vs Don't Starve

When you try playing Don't Starve Together for the first time, the game recommends you to play Alone mode. Does Don't Starve Together - Alone mode make the original Don't Starve obsolete, or does the ...
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How can I access the source code relevant to the William Carter mysteries in the previous Don't Starve updates?

I'm here with interest in the William Carter puzzles put out by Klei. What I'm really after is the cool ASCII art that Klei hides in the don't starve hidden webpage source files. I found all of this ...
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Difference between a “Classic” biome and a “Together” one?

In Don't Starve Together, I can generate two biomes : classic or together. Does anyone know the difference between those two options ?
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Can I do something about the hounds?

Is there some easy way, cheating or otherwise, to stop the hounds from attacking so often/strong? I am on day 150, and every 5 days or so they break all my armour and nearly kill me. And don't get me ...
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What are some good foods for the winter?

I am currently subsisting on meatballs made from monster meat and eggs (also made from monster meat) I also have a good supply of honey. Is there any incredibly obvious method that I am missing? How ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? I'...
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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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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?