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Don't Starve

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Title Screen

Don't Starve

Developer: Klei Entertainment
Publisher: Klei Entertainment
Platforms: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux
Released internationally: October 23, 2012 (Windows), April 9, 2013 (Mac OS X & Linux)

GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.
TextIcon.png This game has unused text.

<Sanky> please suggest an unused sprite with a clock or something
This game is still under active development.
Be aware that any unused content you find may become used or removed in the future. Please only add things to the article that are unlikely to ever be used, or went unused for some time. If they do get used, please remove them from the page and specify in the edit summary!
So very stubbly.
This page is rather stubbly and could use some expansion.
Are you a bad enough dude to rescue this article?
This page sucks.
If you could make it suck less, that would be awesome.
Specifically: There's a surprising amount of unused stuff in Don't Starve on the Don't Starve Wikia, so documentation is needed. Also, check the expansions for unused content (Don't Starve: Reign Of Giants and Don't Starve: Shipwrecked DLC Packs, as well as Don't Starve Together. There's bound to be stuff that goes unused for DST and Shipwrecked, as they're in early access.)

Don't Starve is a rogue-like game in which you play as a range of characters trying to survive a randomly-generated world and its deadly wilderness. All by crafting items and machines, finding food, wearing flowery leis, and bribing befriending pigs with food so that they do your bidding help you.

Some of this content can also be found in Don't Starve Together, as it uses Don't Starve as a base.

Unused TEX Files

TEX is a proprietary file format for compressing images in Don't Starve, and is used in the internal files for this purpose. It is a derivative of the DXT (S3 Texture Compression) file format. When uncompressed, there are some unused items, as well as character portraits to look at.

Unused Lucy Quotes

Lucy is a sentient axe in the game, which Woodie carries around with him. Because the axe is able to "talk" to Woodie, there are two unused quotes intended to be used when it is picked up by another character, which cannot be done in the final game.

''You're Not Woodie!''
''Put Me Down!''

The lack of quotes compared to other things Lucy "says" suggests this was cut to give Lucy, and the ability of infinite durability, only to Woodie as a character advantage. This is also true for Don't Starve Together, as no character can pick Lucy up except Woodie.

Unused Pig Quotes

In Don't Starve, you can bribe gain the trust of pigs by giving them food. By doing this, they'll help you do mundane tasks, such as chopping down trees or fighting spiders. Once you've befriended a pig, said pig is assigned a random name and occasionally says a voice line while working. The lines below either go unused, or were removed in one of the many Don't Starve updates.


Likely referring to Wilson, Woodie, Willow & Wes.


Either a mis-spelling of "YOU HAVE MEAT", or an attempt at Klei trying to be down with the kids. (Most likely deliberate, as pigs' other grammar is consistent with limited mental development.)


A pig questioning who the player is. Self explanatory really.

''I sure showed him!''

This is Wilson's line after an enemy he was attacking ran away. May have been a placeholder for pigs in the same scenario.


These three go unused because it's impossible to burn pigs (or for pigs to get burned) in any version of Don't Starve. Even under extreme circumstances, such as burning down a forest with pigs inside, they either remain unscathed or instantly turn into meat.


Not sure what it's used for.


This line is shortened to "TOO DARK" in-game, and would be said when a pig isn't in range of a players camp-fire.


No idea what this could've been used for.


Would've been said when handing the person meat.

''YUM! MEAT!''

In the final game(s), the line is shortened to just "YUM!".