Things will change in Rust over the next couple of days. When you launch Rust you’ll be asked if you want to play Rust or play the Experimental Version. You should probably choose Play Rust.
During this transition period things might get a bit broke for a few hours. If you find yourself unable to launch Rust please try restarting Steam, try restarting your computer, and try going to Verify Contents in the Properties window for Rust in Steam.
What is the ‘Play Rust’ option?
This will play the version of Rust you know and love.
We made a good push this week. It finally feels like we’re emerging from the darkness, reaching out for the light.
Yep that’s right, another one.
3D Context Menus
One thing I’ve seen people struggle to understand in the current version of Rust is the context menus. We have to tell people how to open a fire. So that obviously is the wrong way to be doing stuff.
So I have made the context menus universal. Something doesn’t sit right with me with ‘using’ an object and then having a context menu pop up and then using the mouse cursor to select stuff. It kind of pulls you out of the game.
So I had a day of experimentation this week, and came up with this:
Hey guys, another Friday Devblog. I’m going to try to keep this one short and sweet. Sorry – turned out neither short nor sweet.
We use uLink in our current implementation of Rust. We have been mostly happy with it.