—Information accurate as of: build 904.83
The Map is an Experimental version only item that was newly implemented into Rust (as of Devblog 59) that allow the player to navigate the land with ease (and without using mods or hacks). It is a useful tool that maps out the land wherever the player walks. The Map is crafted from 1 Paper.
How to use the Map Edit
The map is used by equipping it into your hotbar. Once equipped, the map will create a bird's eye picture of the area around the player. The player can access the map at any time by pressing the "G" key by default, and the map, along with the player's location (shown as a dot) will appear on-screen. The map mode can be exited by pressing the "G" key again. The fact that the player can see his location, as well as his surroundings, makes the map a very useful tool for navigation. Even better yet, the map can be drawn on by the player to mark, for example, points of interest! (right click while the map is open allows for interaction with the drawing tool)
Drawing on the map Edit
Firstly right click on the map. Now you can right click and drag to see different areas of the map, scroll in and out to zoom and also see a drawing box at the bottom right hand corner of the window.
Select size, shape, opacity, colour in that order from top to bottom. Then left click and drag to draw on the map.
To remove drawings change the shape to the square with the cross and then left click and drag over what you want to remove.
The Paper Map can be crafted with:
- 1 Paper
- It takes 30 seconds to craft one Paper Map.