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Rust is a zombie-survival game in similar vein to DayZ and Infestation: Survivor Stories. It is notable for having resource gathering and a crafting/building system. Its lead designer is Garry Newman, of "Garry's Mod" fame. Rust alpha was released in late 2013.

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Can a tool cupboard be moved?

I have expanded a base in rust to have multiple floors. Now, I'd like to move my tool cupboard to the upper floor for added security. Is this possible? I don't see an option to pick up the tool ...
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My Resolution won't change, despite being different in the Launcher

I am on a 4K monitor, but I want to play Rust in 3200x1800 or 2560x1440 for the performance. However, whenever I select a different resolution in the launcher, it will always go back to my native ...
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Can I swap round a built wall in Rust from soft side to hard side?

I have made an error in my base, meaning that I have a single side of wooden wall piece with the soft side facing out. What are my options for fixing this? I can demolish it slowly with an axe and ...
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Rust achievements unlockable

I have recently started playin Rust with some friends. The game states that there are several achievements to be gotten. However I have met these criteria multiple times and not gotten the achievement....
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Error! App '255850' state is is 0x2 after update job

This issue has been solved. I was having an issue with my local CDN after a major internet outage that spanned over two weeks. I am trying to create a new Rust server for my friend and I to play on, ...
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Rust Dedicated server - Server crashes after startup

So I've been running a dedicated Rust server for some time, with no issue. I had created a couple different worlds (different seeds with different server identities) and switching between them with no ...
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How much damage does it take to destroy metal foundation steps?

I want to know how much damage it takes to destroy metal foundation steps for metal pick, beancan and satchel.
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How do other players in my server know exactly where my most valuable items and cupboard are?

For the second time our team base has been raided, using a raid tower. We knew the weakness was there, but what confuses us is that for the second time they seemed to know exactly where our most ...
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How do I enable the nudity filter?

I want to disable nudity by adding the pixelated filter I see in youtube videos like this one (seen best at 1m16s and 1m34s): How do I do that?
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What is the use of research table in rust?

I have played rust for 734 hours now. I was there when the game use to have blueprints and research table was a valid build. After recent updates FacePunch decided to introduce level system, where a ...
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Can I Toggle Grass

I used to play rust loads during the legacy days and have just recently got back into playing this updated version of the game I remember being able to toggle the grass in the old game and this was ...
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Where to find oil to extract with pump jack

I've found an oil pump in an air drop w/ 10 survey charges. I know it follows similar mechanics as the mining quarry where you need to find a mineral rich area with the charges to actually place the ...
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What is an effective way to hunt animals with a wooden spear?

I am kind of new to Rust and I am struggling badly to hunt, e.g. for a horse. It keeps running away, even if I sneak and am behind it's back. I do not have cloth to make a bow, and I had no luck to ...
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Will my Rust character differ if not using family sharing?

I downloaded Rust from the shared library of a friend. Will my character differ when I buy the game and play it over my own account?
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How to stop people from settling in our area?

How can I prevent people from building at a specific area? I'm not talking about the size of 1 or 5 cupboards, but the entire hacker-valley (see map below, north east). The first Idea was to greate a ...
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In the new RUST what is special about caves?

In the new version of RUST what do caves do? Do they have special resources? Can bases be built in them? What play elements do they add? What strategies do they expose?
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What is the current range of C4?

What is the range of C4's explosion? What is the optimum placement of C4? I'm assuming placement on the line between two foundation tiles and two wall tiles does maximum damage.
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Lag when playing Rust

Yesterday I bought Rust on Steam, I downloaded and installed it without any problem. When I try to join a server to play, it stays on the loading screen for about 20 minutes and when the game finally ...
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Blast protection of doors and doorways

So I was browsing the Rust Wiki and I noticed the amount of blasts needed per base item: Wooden doorway : No blast amount stated. Wooden door : 500HP 2HP per Rock - 250 Hits 1HP per Stone Hatchet ...
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What is the best way to destroy spiked walls in Rust?

How do I destroy spiked walls most efficiently?
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Advantage of using Low Grade Fuel compared to Wood

Is there an advantage to using Low grade fuel compared to Wood in Rust? Does it burn longer/shorter, faster/slower etc.
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Difference between using a bed or a sleeping bag in Rust?

As of now the game contains both the sleeping bag and bed. What are the differences between the two items? If any.
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Can you transfer items between servers in Rust?

My friends and myself started playing Rust yesterday and to learn the basics we joined a server with 18 ping and 0/50 players. We build a nice base, looted some villages, killed some mutants and that ...
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How long does it take for item chests to respawn?

Yesterday i bought Rust and played it for a few hours or so with some friends. We build a base near a town and near many resource nodes (since that seemed the logical thing to do). We looted the ...
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Which resource spawns where?

I am aware in general sense what kind of items I can find in towns, containers, red creatures, animals, piles etc.. What I want to know is where exactly in the map to these spawn and what are their ...
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How to destroy an own ceiling?

We created a three floor house in the middle of the mountain and we would like now to expand it by creating additional floors. But it seems that C4 does not work on ceilings, so we are blocked at the ...
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How to enter a custom server

How do you enter a server by IP address? I have tried many things already for hours at a time looking for the custom server entry field.
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How to increase FPS using console commands?

On my laptop Rust is not running very well, probably because it is not yet optimized due to early alpha stage. I found a couple of settings that can be enabled in console that increase the FPS a bit: ...
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Does destroying your only sleeping bag when logged out cause death?

Last night, I was in my wooden shelter with a wooden door, cooking some chicken. A couple guys saw my fire and started hitting my door with what sounded like basic stones. I grabbed my meager amount ...
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Is there a hotkey for the crafting window?

Often when I open the Inventory window with Tab, the crafting window is minimized and I have to click the Crafting button to open the window. Is there a keyboard shortcut I can use to open the ...
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Stop grass from flickering

The grass in the game constantly flickers whenever I walk. When I stand still, it looks as though I can't even see the grass, but the moment I start moving, what I assume is the grass starts rapidly ...
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Rust map with locations?

How do the locations in Rust obtained from /location correspond with the world map? What are the locations of the rad towns?
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As a server admin, how do I change the decay rate in Rust?

I can see that there's a decay rate server variable here, but I can't find anywhere on the internet how the values work. Will 0 disable it? How do I make it really slow? or really fast? Can I just ...
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Is rust an MMORPG or is the game limited to small servers?

I can't find anything specifically talking about this. If I made an account and my friend made an account without any planning / server selection between the two of us, could we play together?
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What can I break and how long does it take to break it?

There are various structures in the game, walls, doors, doorways, stairs, ramps, ceilings, pillars, foundations that can be made out of wood or metal. What can I break with my hatchet/pickaxe and ...
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How long do ingame items last before they disappear

There are boxes, wooden structures and metal structures. How many days does it take for the to disappear. There are also corpses that disappear after a certain amount of time.
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What supplies can only be found in plane-drops?

Some supplies can never be found in random crates, only crates dropped by planes. Which supplies are these?