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      UPDATED - Studio Note & Rhymes with Play Streams Temporarily Canceled.   03/06/2020

      UPDATE (3/19/20): Just a quick note regarding the team at Klei Entertainment. As noted previously, everybody at Klei Entertainment is working from home due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Many of us have been working especially hard to help maintain operations as we all move out of the office and into our homes and with everything being done online, extra time must be spent in organizing conversations and trying to maintain communication. As some of you may know, we have a very open office and we are almost always in contact with each other as we go about our days. Some of us work across multiple teams and that work has become a bit more challenging for everybody.   That being said, at this time the transition has not caused any major disruption in our operations, but it would be overly optimistic to expect that we won't have any delays at all. We're going to have to be especially mindful about this in the coming weeks and make sure we don't take on too much work so we can keep things running smoothly.  We will let you know as we see how these changes affect our timelines.  Thanks UPDATE (3/10/20):
      The test yesterday went well. We got the whole office (mostly) to work from home without significant issue. As a result, Klei Staff that can work from home have been asked to do so until further notice.  This means that we will have to cancel the Rhymes with Play stream until we are all back in the office. This shouldn't affect anything else at least in the short term, but if things change I will update you all here.  Original Post: Hey everybody,  This Tuesday March 10th, 2020 the entire staff at Klei will be working remotely for 1 day in an effort to prepare the studio to work remotely for a little while if the need arises.  Klei is already set up pretty well to allow for working remotely, however we are going to have a one day "dry run" with the whole studio so that we can identify and avoid any issues or downtime that may arise should choose to implement a work from home policy due to COVID-19 outbreak concerns. Unfortunately this does mean that we will be canceling the “Rhymes with Play” Art stream this coming Tuesday, however unless the situation changes we expect everything at the studio to be back to normal Wednesday and we’ll continue our regular stream schedule Thursday March 12th. If the situation changes at all, we'll let you know. Thanks for your understanding.

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Within 3 to 13 days after a grave has been dug, more frequently the older your world, the spirits of the dead will come for their revenge! These revenge events happen when the moon rises and for each dug grave lightning will strike that grave and it will be undug, then there will be a ghost that attacks you, some of these ghost will have special properties and special prizes. All Revenge seeking ghost will disappear at sunrise. Revenge events won't happen a night if you sleep at dusk but once it has started you can't sleep until that night ends.

Special Ghost:

There are 6 special ghost that only spawn during revenge and they are distinguished by having a constantly angery face (except green) and faintly glow a different color but as they group together it can be challenging to distinguish.

Each ghost drops their respective colored gem if killed.

Red Ghosts: Double the health of regular ghosts, *New* and hitting them slightly raises your body temperature.

Blue Ghosts: Hitting them lowers you body temperature (works on enemy to.)

Purple Ghosts: Super sanity drain. (-200 per/minute)

Orange Ghosts: *New* A quarter faster than regular ghost, and hitting them has a chance to randomly teleport you somewhere onscreen.

Yellow Ghosts: Very bright.

Green Ghosts: About half the health as regular ghost and timid, always looks sad.




Other Feature:

Non-special ghosts from graves and during revenge attacks have a chance to drop a random trinket (can be configured.)


Mod makes graves re-dig-able so grave items are renewable.

Special ghosts drop gems so all colored gems are renewable in overworld. (gem drop rates configurable)


Open up modmain.lua from the Revenge of The Dead folder here are the default configurations:

----Config-----local special_ghost_percent = 2/3 --the chance of a ghost being special during a revenge attack, set to 0 for no special ghost, ghosts by any other means will still always be normal.TUNING.special_ghost_drop_gem_chance = 1 --1 means 100% chance 1/2 would mean 50%, and 0.5 would also mean 50%local specialOnlyGems = true --if true special ghost will not drop trinkes or other loots added to normal ghosts.local trinket_chance = 1/3 --the chance for normal ghost dug from graves and during revenge attacks to drops a random trinket, 0 will disable this option. Also special ghost if specialOnlyGems is set to falselocal all_ghost_extra_loot = {  --items in this table will be dropped by normal ghost dug from graves and during revenge attacks, also special ghost if specialOnlyGems is set to false.--this one below is just to give an example of what a normal item would look like.  Just add your own without the double dashes.--{item = "nightmarefuel", chance = 1/3},}--disable a perticular colored ghost by commenting out that color below with a double dash like this --"red",local colors = {    "red",    "blue",    "purple",    "orange",    "yellow",    "green",}------End Config--------


Any tips or suggestions are welcome and appreciated but go easy on me, A n00b I am.

You can talk to me about the mod, tell me how much you like it, or just say hi below.

Also ratings do make me happy, especially the 5 star variety. ;)


This mod was heavily inspired by an idea by John2022.

Boring Legal Stuff:

Feel free to use anything from my mods in anyway you like, acknowledgement is not necessary but it is appreciated.

As school and life take up more of my time I may have to give up on updating these mods, if I fail to update them to the current version of Don't Starve for several weeks, assume my mods are abandon and feel free to start your own version using any and all of my assets.

It sure has been a lot of fun!


This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

To Install:

Just go to steamsteamappscommondont_starvemods and place the folder located in the .zip archive

Start Don't Starve and go to the "Mods" menu and enable this mod.

What's New in Version 1.2   See changelog


  • Updated to RoG.
  • Fixed issue making it impossible to bury Webber's skull.
  • Red ghost now increase your temperature when you hit them.
  • Orange ghost are a slower, but they have a chance to randomly teleport you when you hit them.
  • Generally better code, still janky, but not as janky.
  • By default special ghosts only drop gems but add a configuration to enable them to drop the added trinkets and extra loot.
  • Trinket and extra loot configurations are not added to full moon ghost for really annoying reasons.

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