Blog Articles in Category “Facepunch”

    Celebrating Rust's 5th anniversary with a huge update:

    electricity is here, enabling players to build elaborate defensive contraptions and other amazing devices. This patch wipes the servers. Enjoy!


    Electricty has been added to the game! I've been wanting to do this for a long time and finally decided to take the plunge this month and get it implemented. It's not totally finished, but all of the heavy lifting has been done so we'll be able to expand on it with ease in the coming months.

    Electrical Components

    Here is a list of all of the new electrical components added to the game:

    AND Switch

    Only allows passthrough when BOTH inputs receive power


    Allows passthrough when a target value has been reached

    Door Manipulator

    Keeps a door open as long as it is powered


    Disables passthrough when power is received through its second input


    Allows you to branch off power from the main power line


    Combines two root power sources into one for a

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    The Hot Air Balloon is now live! You'll find them all around the map, mainly in fields or other areas with flat ground. Hop on and fill it with Low Grade Fuel, hit the ignition and it's up, up and away… mostly.

    To steer, you'll need to find a pocket of air moving in the direction you wish to go and attempt to stay in it by maintaining that altitude. To help you with this, the balloon has a windsock and various flags positioned around it to help you gauge the wind direction. If you're rising too far above the pocket, disengage the engine and allow the hot air to dissipate. This will lead you to lose altitude. Re-engage the engines to rise again, and rinse and repeat until you reach your destination. The HAB comes equipped with a small storage pouch to hold excess items, and can comfortably take 4-5 passengers.

    Be wary of SAM Sites. The more damage the balloon takes the more it loses the ability to climb. It can be repaired with Cloth, though.

    This is the first real form of

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