Contains violence and caveman themed nudity.
The only aim in Rust is to survive.
To do this you will need to overcome struggles such as hunger, thirst and cold. Build a fire. Build a shelter. Kill animals for meat. Protect yourself from other players, and kill them for meat. Create alliances with other players and form a town.
Whatever it takes to survive.
After playing rust for a year, i have never found a game that really gives you the true feeling of survival. The difficulty to survive is varied on which servers/ time of day, but to those who thrive off the thrill and excitement of always being hunted/ hunting, it is a great game for that. The only downside to rust is that the community is going downhill. Players kill on sight very often and usually from personal experience just to kill you, not even for any gain/ loot. I would like Rust to become a game where the players are much more involved in the game with player interactions and less focused on just killing for the fun of it, because in all honesty it loses it's personal touch and just becomes a difficult call of duty. But avoiding the negative side because there's so many positives, find a good server with good people and enjoy what i describe as the Minecraft i always wanted. It's dark, it's cold, it's unforgiving and it's worth every penny.
I bought this game on steam due to the video advert. (How many times have YOU done that?) :P I really wanted to like this game, but the people on the dedicated servers are really annoying, and will kill you for a rock, or maybe just for fun? This game would be great if new players had a two hour invincibility ability. The game play is awesome, very smooth for a crafting/ survival game, and I like the pixelated nakedness, very amusing. The graphics are great, but I can only rage quit so many times. I got bored, uninstalled it, and went back to "This War of Mine" an Awesome game by 11 bit studios. The biggest flaw I see in this game is time. You need lots of time to gather resources, and you will not get that from other players.
I've been playing Rust almost since day one. In recent years, I have stuck to Rust Legacy(Which is the older rust.) mainly because regular rust gave my computer issues due to Easy Anti Cheat. My old computer would always get kicked on anygame running it. I have gotten a new computer recently built from the ground up, and thankfully it doesn't seem to have any problem with EAC....so, I have been spending a lot of time playing the newer one...And I have to say I am loving it! Is it as good as Rust legacy? Not at first, but that's mainly because I don't like change...once I slowly adjusted to it though? I would say it's better! Rust Legacy got boring quick, because there was nothing new to do...This version? Always being updated and just overall fantastic! I do wish they would texture some of the "Monuments" though.....all solid colors makes them look unusually clean for a wasteland. Inside factories is so white and shiny it puts modern day hospitals to shame...Still, an overall excellent game, and one I am enjoying very much! It's easily the best EA title I have purchased. One thing to be aware of, is that Rust does have Micro-transactions. However, the things you can purchase are cosmetic ONLY...They don't impact the game at all! You can purchase skins for items in the game, so that they aren't your standard look...this allows you to stand out a bit, but serves no other purpose. It most definitely is not a pay to win scenario.
You can see Rust isn't a game that can be enjoyed while playing alone. Sure, you can do it, but what's the point? Playing on some community servers is where real fun starts - because official ones look like that: plenty of naked people running away from plenty of armed people. Kinda not the point of survival game BUT that also can be fun in some way... anyway, joining some community servers is the real fun. When you starts together to hunt, to build your houses, to gather stuff. Finding a game like that would be hard, because there will be always someone who will destroy you stuff... kinda annoying but well, that's the fun coming out of multiplayer games. Don't get bound to your stuff, trust noone, hunt toxic server players - being good guy is fun but maybe you will take a dark side of the force... IN SHORT: MUST PLAY for every survival fans. Maybe there are no zombies but it's still great fun to play, even more if you will find yourself, or maybe you already have, some people who also enjoy playing this genre in your friend list.
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