Facepunch Studios' Maurino Berry has penned a new blog post on the Rust site to let players know that experience and leveling have been entirely removed from the same due to the fact that it "completely changed the feel of Rust as a sandbox".
The latest Rust site update details an innovative new way to earn experience for those who may prefer less combat-oriented roles. In a sense, those who provide materials or construction of items that are used in pursuit of something else will gain a portion of the total experience gained.
Last weekend, we reported that gender and race (among other factors) would be randomly assigned to Rust players on starting the game all based on the string of numbers and letters of one's Steam ID. The discussion on the 'Net has been interesting to watch with many agreeing with the decision, others not so much.
The Rust site has been updated with a new developer blog that details the latest update to the game, most notably female character models have been added with the additional news that the gender of a character will be determined by a player's SteamID. In other words, players do not choose what gender they will be playing in the game.
The Rust site has been updated with a new developer blog that lets players know that over four thousand game accounts have been banned for cheating. The team has developed its own anti-cheat package called CheatPunch and it has, apparently, worked quite well. Rust's alpha has been plagued with hacks and cheats since going live late last year for early access players.