We have Rust Legacy server hosting prices below for the classic version of the Rust game. As you are most likely aware, servers are massively important now the game has no single player mode.
Rust Legacy is the original version of Rust that was on the Unity 4.5 Engine. Release of the game was in 2013 and it only lasted for 2 years until many of the in game features became outdated. Although many players now play on the new version of the game, you can still choose to play Legacy. In fact many players actually prefer to play the older version and it still has an active community. As you can see above loads of hosts still offer Rust Legacy server hosting, due to its continued popularity. To choose the older version of the game you need to enter the steam options and select Legacy. It couldn’t be any easier to switch back and forth.
Server hosting for this game is important as you can no longer play this on your own as of 2016. This was because the game was being run by the studio up to this point. Although as mentioned many hosts can actually install Legacy on 3rd party machines. Which will allow you to run the old version, but this saw a drop in popularity. As many people decided to give up on the old version and move over to the newer game for ease.
One of the many downfalls to Rust Legacy was the fact that firefights were often easy to spam. One of the hacks was to spam med kits, as they would heal all your health in one go. This would prove to be a problem as any players would be super hard to kill due to spamming. This was not the only problem with combat, as players also said that the bullet trajectory was very predictable. So many skilled players were able to dodge bullets with ease. This made it very frustrating for new players. Which was another problem that was later updated in the new version of the game.
Another difference between the two versions was the way in which players built buildings. The main one being the building privilege option. Which only allowed certain players to interact with the building and materials. This feature stopped players from raiding bases and people’s loot chests. Though many argue that this feature made the game less realistic. The majority of players were happy with the addition of this feature in the new RUST. Although the original building process was a lot easier than the newer one. But it was less forgiving if you messed up the original build. The new version actually sorted this issue out by adding pre-built blueprints. This allowed newer players to grasp the game quicker without fear of an uncompleted base.
The crafting system was also different in this version. As many of the better weapons were available by default. This changed in the newer version making the game harder, as it took more materials and xp to progress. But this was one of the key updates that helped balance the game out and make it more user friendly.
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**Must have racked up a good 300 hour ours plus on Rust. So I would say that I love the game. Rust takes everything that so many other games have struggled to achieve and is still thriving today with a committed fan base and modding community that just gets stronger. It’s also one of the few sandbox games out there that actually gets regular updates as well which is always a bonus with a early access game.**
Its funny to see other people commenting about how much they love Legacy. Rust is rust in my eyes, yeah they have a few noticeable differences but the game will come in to its own when its get a full release. So just enjoy the game guys :)
Perfect! The game is so good! Its the original PC sandbox that kicked off the constant release of new sandbox games on the steam early access market.
Good game, but has a lot of hacking on community servers so I would always advise players looking to build a community with a following to set up their on Rust Legacy Server hosting in order to admin and monitor what is going on a lot more efficiently. Happy playing!
Been playing Rust for a long time and I refuse to play experimental until they get around to fixing the remaining bugs that are still in the game. However it's to be expected with a re release as they wanted to start from scratch. I'm sure they will sort it out and everyone will start to transition across to experimental.
Rust Legacy is a great game so much better than experimental. Legacy is a lot easier to play and has a lot less lag and all the original features that experimental have left out. Love the game in general but to anyone looking for rust server hosting, I would always suggest going with legacy as lag will be lower and you will be able to play with a lot more players without the fear of drop offs.