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What’s changed on Rust in each patch.

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Features

  • Added stabilityqueue server convar (building stability update time per frame)
  • Added surroundingsqueue server convar (surroundings refresh time per frame)
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Improvements

  • Better explosion sounds
  • Misc sound polish
  • Projectile CPU optimizations
  • Semi auto pistol damage nerfed to 40 (was 50)
  • Pistol ammo effective distance nerfed to 60 (was 80)
  • Enabled player model pooling by default on 64bit systems (pool.players convar)
  • Drastically improved entity destruction performance (less stuttering)
  • Optimized player mesh building and refreshing (less stuttering)
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Fixed

  • Fixed players sometimes appearing with wrong name, gender or skin tone
  • Fixed various small client side network interpolation issues on respawn
  • Fixed various issues with player model pooling
  • Fixed exception when trying to upgrade building block after it was destroyed
  • Fixed exception when trying to rotate building block after it was destroyed
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Removed

  • Old bone armor no longer drops( will be removed next wipe)
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Improvements

  • Muzzleflash smoke effect hidden when in ADS
  • ADS lowers near clip plane (less viewmodel clipping)
  • Weapon FOV lowered (stubbier guns)
  • Viewmodel sway is snappier and aims ahead of your look point
  • Much smaller muzzle flashes
  • Less bright muzzle flashes
  • Bone armor buffed 10%
  • Reduced diminishing xp for finding loot and harvesting
  • Tracers once again visible in first person
  • Reduced horizontal recoil of semi auto rifle
  • Candle/Miner hat use half as much fuel
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Features

  • Added Cactus Flesh
  • Added WIP lighthouse monuments
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Improvements

  • New lighting.
  • New Map: SavasIsland. Conventional Rust on a tiny map.
  • Gamma cranking is fairly fruitless now.
  • New LR300 sounds
  • More sound polish
  • Monuments and dungeon artwork from last 2 months
  • Reworked bone armor
  • Deer skull mask
  • Improved weapon firing rate frame rate independence
  • FPS counter now updates in menus as well
  • Color grading is now forced on all clients
  • Weapon owner mismatches are now logged to the combat log
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Fixed

  • Fixed and improved SavasIsland_koth.
  • Fixed god rays
  • Fixed distorted water reflections
  • Fixed particle motion blur
  • Fixed TSSAA occasional darkening
  • Fixed climate color grading
  • Fixed swimming in tunnels being a pain in the ass
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Features

  • Added entity pooling support to storage boxes
  • Added experimental player mesh pooling (pool.players, disabled by default)
  • Added deferred mesh decals
  • Added LR300
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Improvements

  • Enabled entity pooling by default on 64 bit systems
  • Enabled sound pooling by default on 64 bit systems
  • Optimized entity realm list access on client and server
  • Optimized door animator initialization when entity pooling is enabled
  • Load balanced building block skin creation
  • Load balanced destruction of all client side entities
  • New collectable pickup sounds (mushroom, stones, stumps)
  • New research table sounds
  • Misc sound tweaks & polish
  • Optimized ragdoll visibility updates
  • Increased flashlight emission point brightness
  • Decreased flashlight beam brightness
  • Sleeping bags are pickupable
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Fixed

  • Fixed expensive UI rebuilds whenever a player or sleeper was received
  • Fixed expensive UI rebuilds whenever a shot was fired
  • Fixed several “Can not play disabled audio source” warnings
  • Fixed a bug where some sounds wouldn’t play with sound pooling enabled
  • Fixed bug where sleep anim would sometimes play when the player jumped in/out of water
  • Fixed see through walls caused by Motion Blur or TSSAA
  • Fixed terrain shadows
  • Fixed skin lighting
  • Fixed visual artifacts on some glsl challenged drivers (OpenGL)
  • Fixed stretched river flows on Hapis
  • Fixed god rays when revz is enabled
  • Fixed invisible helicopter gibs if destroyed far away
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Features

  • Added Research Bench
  • Added Research Paper
  • Added entity pooling (pool.entities convar, disabled by default for now)
  • Added some server side interaction checks to nearly all interactions
  • Added additional line segment to projectile and melee hit LOS check
  • Added additional info to server log when rejecting attacks for LOS violations
  • Added attack verification to launcher weapons
  • Added meleedamage, arrowdamage, bulletdamage and bleedingdamage server convars
  • Added meleearmor, arrowarmor, bulletarmow and bleedingarmor server convars
  • Added admin vis.lineofsight server convar (debugging)
  • Added admin vis.protection client convar (debugging)
  • Added admin printinput and printhead console commands (debugging)
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Improvements

  • Updated to Unity 5.4.0p1
  • Better volume balance and general polish on ambient sounds
  • Better, more varied bullet flybys and ricochets
  • Don't play a million ricochet or impact sounds when shotgun blasts hit the ground
  • More woody knock and less tearing on tree impacts
  • Footstep polish and consistency
  • Bush rustles have a lot shorter fade in and sound more natural
  • Misc small sound tweaks, volume balance, and polish
  • Increased time between songs
  • Never play songs before the min song gap has elapsed
  • Large Box unlocks at level 9 (was 10)
  • Research Bench unlocks at level 10 (was 17)
  • Made holosight easier to see through
  • Combat log now also contains rejected attacks with a reason for rejection
  • Disabled pool.skins on the server by default (doesn’t make much sense there)
  • Doubled projectile radius of shotgun buckshot and handmade shells
  • Increased rifle and pistol projectile base damage from 40 to 50
  • Adjusted bolt action damage so coffee can helmets let you barely survive one headshot
  • Increased effective distance of rifle bullets
  • Projectile LOS checks now use client side start position after verifying it
  • Attack LOS tickets are now clamped
  • Renamed pooling stat commands to print_memory, print_prefabs and print_assets
  • Split pool clear command into clear_memory, clear_prefabs and clear_assets
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Fixed

  • Fixed alt+enter related darkening
  • Fixed alt+enter related rocks missing terrain blend
  • Fixed candlehat/minerhat not working
  • Fixed player view direction sometimes not being shown correctly to other clients
  • Fixed some server side garbage collection spam from auto turrets
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Removed

  • Removed a few shitty bird stings and cricket loops