I don't know if many people here have played or play RUST, but I've been really into it for few weeks and wanted to track my experiences and discuss with folks if anyone is interested. Feel free to chime in if you like. I'm currently playing on a very small server, but quite active (search justagame in the server browser). IGN pacov. I don't currently plan on streaming but might do so for raids.
For folks that played Rust some time back, they recently (July 2016) went live with an XP system that does away with the original blueprint system. The XP system gives XP for farming, hunting, killing folks, etc. As you level up, you gain the ability to craft new things (better bases, weapons, c4, etc). As the XP system just went live, its a bit too grindy. They already released a patch that helped a bunch and I think things are taking shape nicely.