Don't Starve.

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  • Moot_Point 16 Dec 2012 05:23:00 3,498 posts
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    I picked this up on a whim, and I'm rather enjoying it. I like the graphical style and the surviving element of the game. Steam page. At the moment this game is in an alpha stage of development. So there will be updates until it goes full retail in March. However, it is on offer at the moment at 20% off and you get a second copy to give away to a friend.


    Gameplay video.


    Edited by Moot_Point at 15:07:53 17-12-2012

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    mowgli wrote: I can't believe this is still going. I'm far too hungover for this. I did not poop on a chair lol!

  • Moot_Point 17 Dec 2012 15:14:07 3,498 posts
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    I have a couple of tips to make hunting birds and rabbits easier. You just need to make common traps for the rabbits.

    Rabbits: Place traps near rabbit holes to stop them running away. Once caught, drop them and they will be sleeping. so you can hack them up into morsels.

    Birds: Gather seeds and place them on the floor, but do not move. A bird will land (briefly) allowing you to hack these into morsels.

    Edited by Moot_Point at 15:21:35 17-12-2012

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    mowgli wrote: I can't believe this is still going. I'm far too hungover for this. I did not poop on a chair lol!

  • INSOMANiAC 17 Dec 2012 15:52:55 3,788 posts
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    I'll nake a token post as noone else canbe arsed, nice graphics but looks a bit boring to be honest

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  • Moot_Point 17 Dec 2012 16:33:47 3,498 posts
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    Its a rougelike game, similar to Dungeons of Dredmor. If that's not your thing, then fair enough.

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    mowgli wrote: I can't believe this is still going. I'm far too hungover for this. I did not poop on a chair lol!

  • Shikasama 17 Dec 2012 16:41:29 6,272 posts
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    Seems that hacking into morsels is the order of the day
  • neilka 17 Dec 2012 16:48:12 14,938 posts
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    Bit harsh, he was only trying to tell us about the game.
  • Moot_Point 17 Dec 2012 16:49:49 3,498 posts
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    @Shikasama That's why its called "Don't starve"! :lol:

    Well it does start off slowly. But all is not lost if you die because anything you unlock with intelligence points carries over on your next playthrough.

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    mowgli wrote: I can't believe this is still going. I'm far too hungover for this. I did not poop on a chair lol!

  • magicpanda 23 Jan 2013 20:14:16 13,006 posts
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    This is very, very moreish
  • MetalDog 23 Jan 2013 20:22:02 23,706 posts
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    It's a great little game, regularly updated. If you have even an ounce of explorer in your soul, it will eat hours of your life.

    -- boobs do nothing for me, I want moustaches and chest hair.

  • Moot_Point 23 Jan 2013 20:24:13 3,498 posts
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    I totally agree, brilliant little game. Oh, if you want a ton of research points just dig at a grave and use the stuff you get from them to put in the science machine.

    Also, that tip I posted about the birds doesn't work as much. I am finding that 1 in 5 swings of an axe nets you a morsel. So it wold be faster to make and lay some bird traps.

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    mowgli wrote: I can't believe this is still going. I'm far too hungover for this. I did not poop on a chair lol!

  • superdelphinus 23 Jan 2013 20:43:43 7,262 posts
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    It seems utterly mind numbing, unless I'm missing something
  • UncleLou Moderator 23 Jan 2013 21:38:38 35,171 posts
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    Think it's rather great. It's a concept I wanted to see realised for literally decades. Lost in Blue was a bit like it, on the DS.

    /erects tent
  • magicpanda 24 Jan 2013 09:49:57 13,006 posts
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    @UncleLou Have you tried Survival Minecraft? Similar to this but much, much deeper.
  • Deckard1 24 Jan 2013 09:51:06 25,370 posts
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    I was kind of hoping this was a game about the Olsen twins, but it looks pretty good anyway.

    Called it

  • Gl3n Moderator 24 Jan 2013 11:28:21 5,163 posts
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    If anyone fancies going halves on this ping me on steam.

    PSN: Glendemic Xbox: Gl3n Steam: Gl3n

  • neems 24 Jan 2013 16:15:20 1,081 posts
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    I have a spare copy of this, free to a good home - preferably someone who really wants to play it, rather than a tourist.
  • wobbler147 24 Jan 2013 16:48:55 5,123 posts
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    I wouldn't say no if it's still available, I was only playing the beta in Chrome at lunchtime.
  • Moot_Point 24 Jan 2013 17:40:34 3,498 posts
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    Ooh. Had a shock when I went grave-robbing earlier!

    And I found something called an eye bone today. What it does...>As long as you keep it in your inventory, a walking chest follows you around. It even sleeps at night! :D

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    mowgli wrote: I can't believe this is still going. I'm far too hungover for this. I did not poop on a chair lol!

  • Lexx87 24 Jan 2013 18:04:00 20,869 posts
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    I'm really wanting this but I have so many games on at the moment it's a bit insane to buy it, but i'll take a second beta key if any are going.

    Speak the truth hussy!

  • neems 24 Jan 2013 19:44:45 1,081 posts
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    Send me your steam ID wobbler.
  • Moot_Point 24 Jan 2013 21:22:33 3,498 posts
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    @Lexx87 Why not chip in with Gl3n? Definitely worth a fiver.

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    mowgli wrote: I can't believe this is still going. I'm far too hungover for this. I did not poop on a chair lol!

  • Gl3n Moderator 25 Jan 2013 08:08:02 5,163 posts
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    Panda flogged me his spare copy yesterday :)

    It's a great game and quite stable for a beta.

    PSN: Glendemic Xbox: Gl3n Steam: Gl3n

  • magicpanda 25 Jan 2013 19:00:32 13,006 posts
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    Day 21

    Growing ma Beard and collecting the Da Poo Poo.
  • Psychotext 25 Jan 2013 19:20:48 52,768 posts
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    Saw this for the first time earlier. Looks great. :)
  • Moot_Point 25 Jan 2013 20:57:24 3,498 posts
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    Why not pair up with Lexx87 and split the cost?

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    mowgli wrote: I can't believe this is still going. I'm far too hungover for this. I did not poop on a chair lol!

  • Psychotext 25 Jan 2013 22:07:14 52,768 posts
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    Me? I'm in no rush (Lexx got it earlier). I have somewhere in the order of 120 games in my purchased backlog and I'll likely never have time to play it anyway.
  • magicpanda 28 Jan 2013 10:26:11 13,006 posts
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    New update tomorrow. Boomerangs, Walls/Houses, Baby Beefalos.

  • MetalDog 28 Jan 2013 10:31:03 23,706 posts
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    Cool! Looks like the story progression is creeping in too, which is what I'm really looking forward to in the final release. I want an overriding goal to aim for.

    -- boobs do nothing for me, I want moustaches and chest hair.

  • magicpanda 28 Jan 2013 10:32:23 13,006 posts
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    Is the link from the QR code in the video. If anyone is interested.

    Check out the source code if you know your web stuff.
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