Forum Downtime

Last week I flippantly posted on the forums that I was thinking of shutting them down. People obviously didn't like this news. My reasons are probably obvious. I'm not sure small forums are still needed. I'm not sure whether something like reddit makes them redundant for things like discussing a specific subject, and things like … Continue reading Forum Downtime

Steamworks Libraries

Something people always seem to have trouble with in Facepunch.Steamworks is where to put the steam libraries. Here's what we do in Rust. Windows 32 Put steam_api.dll next to the exe. Windows 64 Put steam_api64.dll next to the exe. MacOS Put libsteam_api.dylib next to the app. Linux We don't officially support 32 bit versions of linux, but there's … Continue reading Steamworks Libraries

PlasticSCM Speed Tip

We use PlasticSCM for Rust. If the repository wasn't 30gb and I didn't have to teach people how to use it, I'd probably use GitHub instead. Downloading 30GB from our PlasticSCM server was slow. Really slow. So here's a protip. Find your client.conf file - usually in C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\plastic4. Open it, scroll down to <DownloadPoolSize>1</DownloadPoolSize> and … Continue reading PlasticSCM Speed Tip


Sarah had the shits all night. Apparently that's a sign that the baby is due - but we didn't know that. At about 6AM she got pains. So we calmly started timing them and writing them down in a notepad, like they tell you to. The pains were about 5 minutes apart, which is kind … Continue reading Jessica