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Questions tagged [rimworld]

*RimWorld* is an indie space colony building, management and survival game developed by Ludeon Studios. Crash landed in a procedurally generated world, your colonists must work together for survival and to leave the planet.

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Can I trade with any non-hostile base on the planet?

I've read the wiki, dozens of Steam forum and Reddit threads but nothing answers questions about trading I have: Do I have to wait for a trading request or can I force other bases to trade with me by ...
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Meaning of “Attended Party” multiplier

After attending a party, pawns are given an "Attended Party" mood boost. I've noticed though that there's a multiplier next to the attribute, like "Attended Party x4", and they get a mood boost that ...
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How do I keep my animals from eating my people food?

I've got a reasonably flourishing village with decent population and all the amenities. However, lately I've been having severe issues because my tame animals keep breaking into the food warehouse and ...
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Changing colonies seems wasteful?

I'm still new to the game, but I seem to get a lot of "so and so needs help over at X location" which seems to usually require me uprooting my colony to live elsewhere. I've done this a few times and ...
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Butchering allies?

So, recently my colony came under attack while an allied trading caravan was visiting. With the help of my allies I managed to defeat the raid with no small losses on both sides. Some of my allies ...
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Most efficient cash crop

I'd like to create a trading colony, but to get it started I want to sell crops before moving on to crafting and such, what would be a good crop to plant that can (in a reasonable amout of time) grow ...
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Can body purist have pain-stopper without negative debuff?

Can a colonist with the Body Purist trait have a Painstopper without the negative debuff?
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Which files should I modify to get rid of the unpleasant buzzing alerts?

In RimWorld, there are many events that are announced not only with a notification on the right side of the screen, but also with a gratingly-loud buzzing noise that I could do without. For example: ...
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Getting rid of site created via the developer tools

I was snooping around the dev tools and noticed an option to create a "Debug Arena". I decided to try creating one. I immediately got an error though that it hadn't been setup correctly, but it added ...
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How to prioritize Fabrication over all else?

How can I prioritize work at the Fabrication bench when I have one main crafter? They seem to prioritize working at the drug bench, so I added a skill cap to prevent skilled workers from making drugs,...
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Cannot cremate corpses: “Cannot haul *. No empty, accessible spot”

I built a crematorium, but I'm unable to have my guys cremate any corpses. When I right click on a corpse with a capable colonist, I get a message Cannot haul NAME (no empty, accessible spot ...
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How can I increase social skill in Rimworld?

I have recently started a colony in which all of my colonists do not have the skill "social" above 3. This has made it painful when going to negociations with other communities and when trading (as I ...
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How many organs can be harvest without killing prisoners?

In RimWorld harvesting some organs will kill the prisoners immediately. I would like to know how many organs can be harvested so that we can get maximum use out of them (prisoners).
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Infestation Containment

I ran into my first infestation last night. Now all but two of my colonists are downed. Those two are hiding in their bedrooms as everyone else bleeds out. This has raised a few questions about my new ...
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Does chair orientation matter?

Does a chair have to be facing a workbench or table to be used there effectively? For instance, if I put a table and a research bench together in an L shape, and I put a chair in the middle, would ...
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Which work assignment is making medicine?

I know you need medicine and crafting skills in the same pawn to make medicine, but which task is it in the work tab? I want to prioritize it for one of my workers. I hope it's not Crafting, because ...
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What does a red box mean in the work tab?

In Rim World, when I open the work tab to set job priorities, some of the boxes are outlined in red for some workers. What does that mean? I know that the lightness of the box indicates sill level and ...
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I missed the “Chunks of spacecraft have impacted nearby” message — where did it happen?

I did not click it in time. The message disappeared and now I don't know where it happened.
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Does number of charging batteries matter

Let's say I have excess of 1000 W and I have empty batteries. Am I going to store the same amount of power if I have 5 or 10 batteries? Let's say that we do not fulfill the batteries in some time. ...
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Prevent animals from eating haygrass when natural grass, tallgrass, and dandelions are available?

Sowing, harvesting, and storing haygrass is more expensive than just letting my herbivores graze on the natural grass, tall grass, and dandelions outdoors. Is it possible to instruct animals to only ...
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Cannot cremate corpse (need material)

I have a crematorium that is configured to forever burn corpses. I have a pile of dead bodies nearby, but when i try to prioritize work in there, I only get: Cannot cremate corpse (need material) ...
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How to completely get rid of bug infestations in RimWorld?

I know I can disable the Infestation event in the scenario editor, but that still leaves things like bugs guarding a downed refugee and/or bugs appearing in Revealed Areas in mountains. Is there a ...
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How to make a character in Rimworld with specific stats?

I want to make a scenario, where two friends crash-landed on a frozen tundra planet. These two friends have specific skills, injuries and start with a very high and positive relationship. Through the ...
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In Rimworld, will a fire always destroy your base? Or is there some better way to put fires out in the game?

I have been playing the game quite a bit lately and every new colony I create basically ends due to an out of control fire. Is there any way to prevent this or at least an effective means of putting ...
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How Can I Avoid Raids / Wars?

In RimWorld, how can I avoid wars? If I move far away from any village using the World map, do I have more chance to avoid battle? What else can I do?
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What happens if I install an AI in a prisoner's brain?

The operations menu gives me an option to install a AI persona core into the brain of one of my prisoners. What are the effects of me doing this? (I'm using the EPOE mod.)
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How is weapon accuracy interpolated between ranges?

The wiki lists the accuracy of each weapon at ranges of 4, 15, 30, and 50 tiles. It also says: Between those ranges, accuracy stats are interpolated. How exactly are they interpolated? Also, how ...
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How to safely down people?

I want to keep any attacking pirate alive and convert them into settlers. However, in the third raid, there are three guys and one of them dies every time. How can I down them without killing anyone? ...
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How do I correctly surround my base with walls without the colonists building a roof?

This is a screenshot of my current base. I would like to surround it with a wall, so animals and Raiders cannot just enter. I thought about using Sandbags, but they are not very sturdy. So how can I ...
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Do buried corpses rot normally?

I've been looking around a bit but I haven't found the answer. I'm curious as to whether buried corpses decay normally. Does a roof over the grave impact the decay, or do they decay as normal corpses?...
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Is milk meat or a vegetable?

For making fine meals, does milk count as a vegetable or as meat?
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Why is my cooled room not reaching set temperature?

The room I have selected is where I stockpile my room. I've got a cooler there that's target temperature is set to -4c, but it wavers around 9c-10c, which spoils my food. I've had that heater a couple ...
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Do different wall material have different insulation properties

I am trying to find ways to build more effective freezers. I already know that creating thicker walls helps to reduce heat dissipation, but are there better materials in term of insulation? Which ones?...
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Rimworld: Material Selection

In my current colony in Rimworld I have a lot of different materials. Unfortunately, when I want to buy a wall or something else, when I want to select the material, I can't see all available ...
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How can I fertilize some of my eggs?

I'm trying to raise some chickens, but I'd also like to have some of them lay unfertilized eggs for consumption. I can't work out a decent way to be able to get some fertilized and some unfertilized ...
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How do you bring back improvised turrets?

I brought along a steel improvised turret (weighing 100kg) when I went to attack a pirate base. When I attempted a retreat, I uninstalled it so I could bring it back with me, but I cannot pick it up ...
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How do you capture people when you are raiding?

I've made a caravan and attacked a pirate base, but I can't seem to work out how to capture the pirates I've downed, but not killed. Everytime I try I get the message that there is no prisoner bed. (...
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How do I treat injuries in a caravan?

One of my caravans was attacked by some manhunting Wargs and someone sustained some minor injuries. How do I treat this person while he is still in the caravan?
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Husky vs Labrador retriever

Husky vs Labrador retriever Which animal should i use? Which is better suited for hauling, rescue and other colony chores.
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Does the food spoil in caravans?

From A16 there is option to send out a caravan. But you have to provide the food for the people on-board. When I fill up the caravan with simple food with high deterioration rate, it says that there ...
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Should I be friends with my neighbours?

I noticed neighbouring factions can be friendly or hostile. When they're friendly, they'll pass by, visit or send trade caravans. When they're hostile, they'll send raids and refuse trades. Which ...
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RimWorld - Plant growth rate above normal [closed]

Technically speaking, maximum efficiency can always be at 100 % . comparing this fact to the growth rate of hay grass in rimworld, I observed growth rate to be 140%. this is only for that specific ...
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How does default prioritization work?

In RimWorld you can toggle between custom prioritization and default prioritization. How does the game determine the defaults? What are the defaults? Do they ever change or shift?
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RimWorld - Which objects stack

Today while playing rimworld I noticed that hay was stacking in more than 75. I don't know the limits about Hay. So, I was just curious to know which objects stack more than 75? I know that silver, ...
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Why aren't my eggs being fertilized?

I have a handful of unfertilized eggs sitting on the ground in an animal zone that contains hens and roosters that are all adult and healthy. They have been there for at least 2 days and the eggs have ...
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Is it safe to eat poisoned animals?

After a toxic fallout event, most of the animals in the area died. Is it safe to butcher and eat them? Will this poison my colonists?
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Most effective method of making money?

I want to know what the most efficient way of making money (silver) is, on a sustainable basis. This means no mining all the ores on the map and selling it, it needs to be a method of making money ...
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How fast do skills degrade?

After playing a colony for a long time, colonists with a wide range high level skills in different areas, seem to lose their skill level. At first I thought it was because they were not practicing ...
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Enemy mouse hover tooltip

I don't have any idea what those values written in the tool-tip are. Its written : shot by Liefe: 44% shooter 59% weapon 74% target size 200% (I guess this is the size of centipede) ...
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Is there a benefit to clearing snow in rimworld?

Is there a benefit to clearing snow during winter in RimWorld?