Purchasing Don't Starve Through the Humble Store or the Humble Bundle Store
When Don't Starve is purchased through the Humble Store (https://www.humblebundle.com/store), you will be granted a key that can be used to either activate the game on Steam or to update your DRM-free, standalone game client.
Once the purchase is completed, you will receive an email that contains a link to your Humble Bundle Store download page containing your game key as well as a standalone client for download.
Purchasing Reign of Giants and Shipwrecked Expansions Through the Humble Bundle Store
When Reign of Giants is purchased through the Humble Bundle Store you will be granted a key that can be used to activate the expansion on Steam as well as an RoG or SW installer for your standalone copy of the game. Once the purchase has been completed, you will receive an email that contains a link to your Humble download page containing your Steam key and your RoG or SW installer for standalone. Check out our support article for installing Reign of Giants and Shipwrecked for your standalone client.
To Activate and Install Don't Starve and Reign of Giants on Steam (if purchased from Humble Bundle Store):
- Visit http://store.steampowered.com/about and download the Steam client;
- Install and create a Steam account. Once that is done, run Steam;
- At the bottom left of the Steam client, choose "Add a game" and then "activate a game on Steam" and use your game key.
- After the game has been downloaded and installed, you can play it from your game library.
To Install and Play the Don't Starve Standalone client (PC/Mac/Linux):
- On your Humble Store download page, choose your operating system and click on the "Download" button to download your Standalone installer.
- Install the Standalone and run the game; an updater window will pop-up asking for your game key.
- Enter your Don't Starve game key and click on "Next" to update the game to the latest version.
- Once updates are complete, click on "Run Game" to start Don't Starve.
If you can't find your Humble email confirmation, you can also go to the Humble Store to have the email resent or contact them to check to make sure that you used the correct email address: https://www.humblebundle.com/?s=resender