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Rust now assigns gender permanently based on SteamID

UPDATE: Garry Newman explains why.

Steam launches official developer-run Item Stores

UPDATE: Will allow devs to sell user-made content, split proceeds with modders.

Rust dev announces "tennis crossed with Street Fighter" prototype Deuce

Another project from the Riftlight, GMod studio.

Rust dev angers fans by announcing new prototype Riftlight

UPDATE: Only 0.04 per cent of Rust's income went to other projects.

Rust sells 1m

"Guess what just happened to Rust :0"

FeatureThe story of Rust

How Garry Newman's team went from mod success to early-access phenomenon.

Rust dev reveals spectacular sales success

Has already made 55 per cent of what GMod made in nine years.

VideoVideo: Let's Play Rust: Making friends and bludgeoning wildlife

Confusion reigns as Ian role-plays an eccentric monk.

Rust alpha review

The naked and infamous.

FeatureWatch us play early access hit Rust

Twitch stream of the sandbox survival game starts at 1pm UK time.