Facepunch Studios News


Opinion: How Facepunch failed to communicate gender assignment in Rust

By David Craddock, Apr 18, 2016 5:00pm PDT

By adopting an (unintentionally) dismissive tone and hand-waving away gender as a nonissue in Rust, the Rust developer revealed a fundamental lack of understanding toward its community.


"To their defense, they're probably not PR-trained. They'll trip on the easily offended's toes, ..."

- Curike see all 67 comments

Rust assigns gender based on player's SteamID

By David Craddock, Apr 11, 2016 2:05pm PDT

I foresee everyone, everywhere being absolutely fine with this.


"Calling his line dumb isn't very nice. You sound like you have personal issues with David? And ..."

- kn1fe see all 161 comments

Before promises a world of danger and beauty

By Josh Hawkins, Dec 05, 2014 7:27pm PST

Facepunch Studios reveals upcoming survival game, Before.


"Been seeing screenshots of this posted to @BeforeGame on twitter ... I don't have much idea of ..."

- Johnny Law see all 3 comments

Riftlight is an arcade RPG shooter from one of the makers of Rust

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 28, 2014 10:25am PDT

Rust is still in development, but one of Facepunch Studios' developers is also starting work on an arcade-style shooter with RPG elements called Riftlight.


Rust's new 'CheatPunch' system banishes over 4,500 cheaters

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 11, 2014 5:30pm PST

Rust implemented a new anti-cheat measure over the weekend called CheatPunch and it has already successfully removed 4,621 cheaters.


"I chase people around and demand tax money. There are ways to permanently trap people in boxes ..."

- sanewave see all 15 comments

Rust kills off zombie population

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 07, 2014 3:45pm PST

With Rust having grown into a game about surviving the natural world and its inhabitants, Facepunch Studios has acknowledged that zombies have outlived their usefulness and removed them from the game entirely.


"This article is seriously flawed. Rust has NEVER been a zombie survival game. It has, from the ..."

- scythelord see all 21 comments

Garry's Mod has earned $22 million over seven years

By John Keefer, Mar 06, 2013 2:15pm PST

Garry's Mod, the popular Source-engine-powered physics sandbox, has earned more than $22 million for creator by Garry Newman and his team at Facepunch Studios, Newman told fans in a recent Q&A. Of course, he didn't get to keep all of it.


"Shamefully, I still have "Garry's Mod v7a" sitting in my Steam library. It's been horribly ..."

- the archvile see all 10 comments