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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Is it possible to cure gut worms in Rimworld?

There's a bunch of new diseases in the latest rimworld alpha. Is it possible to cure gut worms?
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Is there any value to having quality on a lamp?

It doesn't seem to make a difference what quality a lamp is. Is there a hidden bonus?
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Are certain weapons considered two-handed?

One of my colonists is missing a hand. Let's not go into how it happened- suffice to say there were elephants. Getting him a bionic replacement could take a while. Until then, I'd still like to use ...
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How do I find a deceased colonist in RimWorld?

My colonists keep claiming I have an unburied colonist lying around somewhere. I'm on a very large map and can't easily find the corpse. Any clever ideas to find it?
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Can colonists auto change clothes when worn below 50% instead of complaining?

I have learnt that people will complain when anything they wear is below 50% and then complain more and decrease mood as clothes get worse. So far I've taken care of it manually and clicked on each ...
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How do I extinguish a burning colonist?

I had an explosion in my battery bunker, and when my people arrived to clear the fire, 7 out of 9 caught fire and burned to death. How can I put out the fire on my people when it is not raining?
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How can I make sure I don't run out of meat?

In the current version of Rimworld (Alpha 10f), is there any way I can make sure my colony never runs out of meat for meals? I know that I can switch over to nutrient paste or simple meals, but I'd ...
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How do I sell my prisoner into slavery?

I have a prisoner that I don't want to care for, and a slave trader in comms range. How do I sell the prisoner to the slave trader? I can see the prisoner show up in the trade screen, but I cant ...
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How do I unforbid all items

Just started at RimWorld and I see an objective asking me to unforbid my resources. I have a ton of forbidden steel lying around and I was wondering if there is anyway to simply unforbid all steel? Or ...
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What triggers sieges rather than assaults?

Sieges are the most troublesome invasion that my colony faces. The mortars keep setting fires and destroying walls, sending colonists outside to repair, who then get injured by mortar fire. It ...
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What can I do in Rimworld after getting the basics set up?

I've started playing Rimworld, and I'm finding it interesting, but I've run out of ideas for what I should do next. So far I've only got 3 colonists, I've setup housing for all of them, a mess hall, a ...
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How do you move prisoners?

When capturing prisoners, they appear to be randomly assigned prisoner beds. However, after I have perused their stats, I usually want to manually assign them more appropriate rooms in order to ...
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How can I safely defeat scythes and centipedes from crashed spaceships?

Typically my strategy for defeating enemies involves base defense - they walk through my turret kill room and I have a distinct advantage. This works very well for invading groups of humanoid enemies. ...
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How do I rescue sick people?

In Alpha 8, how do I redirect colonists to do things like rescue sick people? Or eat or sleep in the right place? Sorry, I seem so clueless but am new to this kind of game, but love it. Simple ...
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Do animals repopulate?

After killing a bunch of animals for leather and meat, there are noticably fewer on the map. Will their numbers increase over time, or in an event (aside from the alphabeaver invasion), or are they a ...
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How can I keep Tailoring?

In RimWorld, I want to make "money" by tailoring, but I always need to click manually to someone do it. Can I priorize it?
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What is the source of the alien negative mental effects?

When an alien ship crashes, you are suggested to deal with it quickly, and after a while negative things start happening to your colony (colonists and animals start going berserk, etc). When you ...
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How Can I Drop Gun?

Is it possible to drop the gun, and maybe move it to the trash? I have plenty of unecessary weapons. I want to get rid of them.
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How do I get people to eat from a nutrient paste dispenser?

I am having trouble with food as I have hoppers (directly next to a nutrient paste dispenser) that are filled with food, but when my colonists go to eat they take the food out of the hoppers instead ...
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How do I obtain medkits?

How can I replenish medkits in Rimworld? I spend 2-3 of them after each fight, so now I have only 5 left.
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How do I kill an incapacitated colonist?

A colonist that lost her leg is now incapacitated and I want to euthanize her, how do I do this?
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Where can I find the AI persona core?

I am trying to build a spaceship, however it seems I need a Ship Computer Core in order to finish building the spaceship and the Ship Computer Core requires an item called an AI persona core in order ...
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How do I assemble a spaceship?

The ability to build spaceships has been added to Rimworld. I have researched everything available to me and from what I can see I have five different components I can use to build a ship: When I ...
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How do I trade in Rimworld?

How do I trade with trade ships? I have built a communications console and a drop beacon, but I can never seem to initiate trade with any trade ships that are in range. Am I missing something? The ...
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How do I actually research something?

My base in RimWorld doesn't have very fertile ground outside. It's mostly sand, and incapable of sustaining my crops. I realize I can research Hydroponics so I can grow crops. The problem is, I don'...
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Can I recruit random passers-by?

Frequently throughout the game, travellers will pass your colony. These are announced with a message as follows; Is it possible to recruit these randoms or otherwise capture them to increase the ...
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Why are my people refusing to eat?

I have an issue in that after a period of time, my people start approaching a mental breakdown caused by not eating. As you can see from the below, I have plenty of food resources but one of my ...
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How can I get rid of my prisoner's corpses?

A bunch of my prisoners have died - from lack of food rather than brutality, although I don't think it will have an effect on my problem. There is a growing pile of corpses in the room I keep my ...
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How do you feed your prisoners?

I got attacked by and captured two individuals. These are now being stored in a room for prisoners but I can't seem to work out how to ensure they get fed. As you can see from the below, one of them ...