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The First Caves Update Have Arrived!

Posted May 22, 2013 by Corey

Ever wonder what's going on below Wilson's feet? Do rabbit holes really lead to the kingdom of the Bunnymen? Now you can explore the depths of Don't Starve's underworld with our latest caves update!

Update Notes:

This is the first in a series of updates to create a new explorable underground adventure. While there are plenty of fun things to find and experiment with down there right now, please keep in mind that this is just an early version of our overall vision for the caves.


Update Trailer: Underground

Posted May 17, 2013 by Corey

Just because the beta is over doesn't mean we're done. We've put together a very special trailer for our introduction of caves. Enjoy

NOTE: The Caves are still extremely early, and we are showing pre-Alpha content. As we continue to update the game, the Caves will fill out into a lively world for all to enjoy.


Doorway to Adventure Update!

Posted March 26, 2013 by JoeW

Greetings fellow intrepid explorers! We have some exciting new enhancements to discuss with our esteemed electronic news subscribers! 

Adventure Mode Improvements

Adventure mode is being improved with each update as we push forward to our release.  As of this newsletter, adventure mode now integrated into survival mode! In a survival mode level, you can find a special portal that can be used to begin your journey into adventure mode. Be warned! If you perish in adventure mode, you will wake up back in your survival level, outside of the portal.

Update Trailer:A Little Rain Must Fall

Posted March 12, 2013 by Corey

The latest Don't Starve update is now live and it's one of our largest to date. We hit a few snag today while Steam irons out a few issues. Please make sure to read the two important notes below. 

Important Note:

Steam seems to be having some technical difficulties in sending the update to some computers. If you encounter problems, you should be able to fix them by uninstalling Don't Starve and then reinstalling it. You may have to validate files after you do this in order to force the update after that.



We're happy to announce that our Chester Plush Replica KickStarter has launched!

One of the questions we've been getting since we first posted the prototype image is "Can you store stuff in him?" The answer is yes! His Eyebone even fits inside if that's how you'd prefer to store your adopted Chester.

Feast your eyes on the video above and check out our Chester Plush Replica KickStarter page for more info!

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Behold! Feast your eyes on the latest trailer featuring a collection of community-made mods for Don't Starve! All available for free!

DS Halloween Mods on Steam:

DS Halloween Mods on Forum:

DS Halloween Challenge Post:

ColeenMcLeod, tehMugwump, Afro1967, Blackbow, jimmeh57, TheDanaAddams, Squeek, Malacath, ElAguilar, Irontaco, Craig_Perry, soul, Malacath's brother, Woscar the Impaler, Lawrence, Nycidian, LibertyOfTheAether, TheOnlyOne, TeoSS69, DragonBoy36, Blewcheese, Cacahuatoforo, Nycidian, debugman18, xxM0rtexx, Spooky Rust, KidneyBeanBoy

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Greetings and salutations fellow intrepid explorers! Have you ever wondered what incredible powers are hidden within the mysterious Maxwell? Well, now you can unleash his otherworldly shadow helpers in our latest update!

In addition, we've included a new, free horror mod that's sure to scare those who dare try it. But that's not all, we've also implemented a new section to the mods screen displaying the top five mods of the day! Very soon you will be able to expand your game with five of the most popular mods our community have created. If you're looking for a place to discuss these new improvements, we have just a thing! Read onward for our complete release notes.

all's well that's maxwell poster


Update Poster!

There's a new one! And in our usual fashion, you may preview a teensie-weensie sample version just to the left of this very text. If you click on it, it will grow to a creepy-crawly gargantuan size using the infinite powers of the internet... and Maxwell!

Major Update Notes:


  • Maxwell can now summon his shadow helpers for support in combat - up to three of these can be summoned to follow and fight alongside maxwell.


New Horror Mod: 

  • The Screecher is a free horror mod for Don't Starve. It is included as free content for all owners!

don't starve the screecher

Creatures & Items: 

  • Defeated Mosquitoes now drop loot!
  • The "Totally Normal Tree" now spawns in the world.

Tweaks & Changes:


  • Depth Worm attacks ramp up over an increased time period.
  • Spitter Spiders' projectile range and speed have been decreased.


  • Miner Hats can now be refueled with light bulbs or fireflies.
  • Wickerbottom's books now have descriptions!
  • The Tooth Trap and Bee Mines can no longer be packed to closely by dropping them.


  • Main menu buttons have been rearranged.
  • New animations to mining and book reading have been added.
  • Feedback has been improved when character takes damage over time.
  • New, additional music have been added to the Ruins.
  • The text widget and console focus have been improved.
  • Controller/gamepad input have been improved - action button will now harvest farms, crockpots and drying racks.

 Mod Support: 

  • A new "Top Mods" section has been added to the mods screen. Very soon, it will show the top five most popular mods of the day.
  • Mods can now specify a save slot instead of using slots 1-4. 
  • Sublime Text, a script editor, has been packaged with the mod tools in Steam!
  • Road Textures can now be overwritten by a mod

If you want to discuss the latest update among other fellow champions of science, you can head over to our update post on the official Don't Starve Forum! You'll also get the complete list of game tweaks and fixes in our full release notes.

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