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new rig time... think of the children and help

After four and half years of mostly faithful service it’s time to upgrade the old machine. With that in mind I’ve been reading forums and review sites and am well and truly overloaded with possible options. Anyway have come up with the:

Part Description Comment
CPU Intel Core i7 7700K Quad Core LGA 1151 4.2 GHz Unlocked CPU Processor -
GPU MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X 8GB Video Card -
MB Asus ROG Strix H270F Gaming LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard -
Cooler Noctua NH-D15S Multi Socket CPU Cooler -
RAM Corsair 16GB (2×8GB) CMK16GX4M2A2400C14 DDR4 2400MHz Vengeance LPX DIMM Black -
SSD Samsung 960 EVO 500 M.2 SSD -
HDD 2x Toshiba 2TB 7200RPM HDD -
PSU EVGA 220-P2-0650-X4 (Full-Modular), 650W, 80+ Platinum 94%, SuperNOVA P2, 140mm Fan, 4xPCIE, Single -
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RUST Devblog 49

The improvements keep coming

Love the sleeping bag idea, should save a lot of mucking around trying to find each other on new maps.

Devblog 49
Posted on February 26, 2015 by Garry Newman

Sleeping Bag Charity Simulator

Assign to Friend

Something we’ve been thinking about for a long time. We’ve talked ourselves out of it and talked ourselves back into it. Our primary problem with this solution was that we didn’t like that people would be killing themselves to spawn near a friend. Which probably seems like a silly thing to worry about. So now I’m pulling the trigger.

The idea is as simple as it could be. You hold E on a sleeping bag that you own, select assign to friend – then search for your friend’s name and click on it. Your friend now owns this sleeping bag and can spawn at it. The player list is collected from players on the server and from your friends list.

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RUST UPDATE Devblog 44

looking good!

Devblog 44
Posted on January 23, 2015 by Garry Newman


Lots of stuff happening at the same time this week.

Radtown Loot

The way loot spawns has been changed. Previously you’d always find boxes in the same position and most of the time they were empty.

Now the boxes disappear when they are looted and respawn at a random position.

We’ve also modified the loot tables quite a bit to be slightly more generous when it comes to boxes in rad towns. You will also notice that Rad Towns spawn barrels at random positions. This means no more dummy barrels!

There are also different tiers for the barrels, some with better, some with worse loot.

Updated Terrain Generation

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Fistful of Frags Fun Night: Friday 5 December (Update Now Saturday)

It has been a while since we had a fun night… so how about dusting of the chaps, polishing ya spurs, putting on your best poncho and loading up the six shooters for some spaghetti western action?

Start time: 8:30pm AEDT
Date: Saturday 6 December

Robag has kindly offered to rig up a TeamIPX server for the event, details to be posted, (thanks Ro!)

The developers have been busy releasing many updates so make sure you download the latest and are good to go.

Game info available at:
TeamIPX game page:
Steam Page:

Hope to catch you all in Mumble.

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Does Team IPX need a Zombie proof log cabin?

Saw this article on cnet recently and thought at last someone has filled this significant gap in the log cabin market. My only question is if you were going to get a cabin to survive the zombie apocalypse why on earth would you build out of something that can burn or rot?!


Zombie-proof log cabin has 10-year anti-zombie guarantee

by Amanda Kooser
21 October 2014

If the zombie apocalypse ever arrives, you’ll be happy you dropped a ton of cash for a cabin designed to fortify you against attacks by the undead.

You hear the horrifying groans. Decaying hands scrabble at the door, trying to find a way in. They want to eat you. You sit down on the sofa, kick your feet up and open a can of Spam. No worries. You’re inside a Zombie Fortification Cabin from Tiger Log Cabins. All you have to do now is wait in safety and comfort for the zombie apocalypse to blow over.

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Dead Island Epidemic?

Hello fellow zombie bashers. A couple of Dead Island Epidemic beta gifts showed up in my steam inventory. If anyone is interested let me know.

Looks like it could be a bit of a laugh. Hopefully they ironed out some of the bugs from the dead island games! further info can be found at

also anyone watching this ? must admit after the last release I’m pretty skeptical….

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EXTRACTION Closed Beta keys

Seasons greetings

If anyone wants a closed beta key for Extraction (game formerly known as Dirty Bomb) please PM me.

Extraction is a free-to-play PC shooter from Splash Damage, the developer of Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory and Batman Arkham Origins multiplayer. This is the next echelon of FPS excellence, made by gamers, for gamers.

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its a bloody disgrace

It’s “talk like a pirate day” and shad isn’t alarmed that the website has been hacked. Something is seriously wrong here…

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Ravaged: Zombie Apocalypse

Wow look what the guys at 2DAWN did!


Ravaged Zombie Apocalypse delivers new maps and modes stacked with a wild assortment of super aggressive zombie types.
The Player’s objective is to collect the necessary parts to repair the escape vehicle and get the hell out of the zombie – infested areas – or die trying. Jump in solo or go co-op – with four other players – as one of the five Resistance classes. The odds are stacked against you with only one precious life to live and equipped with just a skull cracking crowbar at the start. Loot more weapons throughout the maps as well as collect fuel to use the many Ravaged vehicles.

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Fuzz sighted at the State of Origin

many of you will have witnessed Fuzz in all his glory last night and not even known it. Behold….

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