Day Edit. Pick up Flint and Twigs for crafting a Pickaxe and an Axe in the tab. Collect Cut Grass from Grass Tufts and chop Trees for Logs. Collect Carrots and Berries to cook over the Campfire in the evening. Continue with this until through the day and most of the Dusk..The first rule of Don t Starve is that you cannot survive forever. You will from something sooner or later. This guide strives to help you to later. Collect .The Essentials. Get basic survival gear. You ll need twigs from saplings and flint, which is often lying on the ground. Gather and collect. Don t eat simple food. Don t eat Monster Meat. New build recipes come from machines. Chests are probably shared. Maps are not shared. Watch yourself..