Steam's decision to allow refunds was something of a revolution in the digital download space. But how much has the system cost groups like Facepunch Studios?
Facepunch Studios has postedfor its grim survival sim Rust, revealing the key areas that the team are working on, as well as some new content players should expect to see over the next few months.
Objective one: fixing the game's slightly wonky shooting mechanics. Hitboxes will be revised, muzzle flashes reduced, and a hit indicator sound added.
has added the first female models to survival sandbox Rust, but they're not quite ready to roll out to everyone just yet. Instead, they'll be reserved for sever admins until the developer has finished creating alternate clothes and so on.
has a lot of in mind for its open world survival sim Rust, including 'signal grenades' for calling in invaluable air-drops, new locations to visit... and candle hats.
Yes, for some reason the best way to explore the developer's bleak, desperate vision of the future at night is to strap a big candle to the top of your head. And no, I'm not quite sure why either.
Minecraft creator 'Notch' Persson has been getting a bit of flak from some quarters for his decision to sell the franchise to Microsoft for $2 billion, with some critics accusing him of "selling out" and going back on his perceived anti-corporation stance.
Rust and Garry's Mod creator Garry Newman, himself no stranger to indie success, has on Notch's side, arguing that no-one else would have done any different.