Lose All Your Scrap at Rust's New Poker Tables

Lose All Your Scrap at Rust’s New Poker Tables

April brings yet another interesting update to brutal (and brutally popular) survival game Rust. Now you can enjoy new ways to communicate without a mic in the brief seconds before someone shoots you in the face. And for gamblers, there’s an exciting new way to lose scrap metal in the casino. In the brief seconds before someone shoots you. In the face. Get your Rust plugins free here before it’s too late.

New gestures including waving, pointing, thumbs-up, and an arguably sarcastic clap have been added to Rust, which can be accessed from a radial menu and look quite nice both in third and first-person perspectives. These gestures don’t unequip your weapon and can be canceled mid-gesture, making them less risky to use in dicey situations, which in my experience with Rust is every situation ever.

“Fun fact: these gestures are all left-handed because they were initially meant to be used while holding the weapon at the same time (which is generally in the right hand), however we felt it limited our future options for gestures—clapping with one hand is tricky,” reads the Rust devblog.

“As we felt that the quality of the legacy gestures weren’t up to scratch compared to these new animations, we’ve made the decision to remove support for playing the old gestures. You can however still bind these new gestures using the same commands/keybinds if you don’t want to use the gesture wheel.”

Gestures are cool, especially for players who don’t or can’t use a mic, …

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