Questions tagged [reign-of-giants]

the first expansion pack to the wilderness survival game Don't Starve, Reign of Giants introduces new playable characters, biomes, seasonal mechanics, and of course giants

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 heat?)...
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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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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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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 ...