Why wont the Devs and facepunch staff do this?

Allow players to craft spears
Next add birds to rust and ducks for the rivers
Both ducks and birds give 15 to 25 of fethers to make arrows
Shouldnt be hard to add birds to rust!
I would love to walk around woods and hear birds singing and slowly get close to bushs and throw my spear at them this would balance the pvp fights and with the exp system i hope players wont be able to walk around at the dome and find a bolt action and base camp all day.

But there are spears???

I know they should add wooden spear and bone tip spears rock tip spears and for arrows as well.

Is this a new rust joke? I don’t get it.

They have wooden and stone tipped spears???

There is already wooden spear and stone spear, you can thow em too.
They also showed models of new arrow heads a couple devblogs ago.

EDIT: https://playrust.com/devblog-104/

Birds would be extremely hard to make. Models and animations are doable. Whereas AI, flight paths, etc are extremely hard to make.
Also, how can you kill a bird? A ranged weapon.
What is the first ranged weapon?** A bow**.
What does a bow shoot? Arrows.
How do you get arrows? Feathers from birds.

There are chickens in the game…

Right you cant make arrows without feathers… feathers should be added and birds too its why we have buck shots for waterpipes

Buckshot is for killing people in close proximity, not for shooting birds at least 4,800 meters (16,000 feet) in the air.

source- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_birds_by_flight_heights

Or if they add geese be prepared to shoot a 8850m high goose

Than, Ker (June 10, 2011). “Highest Flying Bird Found; Can Scale Himalaya: The Bar-headed Goose Can Reach Nearly 21,120 Feet, New Study Shows”. National Geographic News. Washington, DC, US: National Geographic Society. Accessed Mon, May 2, 2016.

Or be prepared to shoot a diving Peregrine Falcon fling at 320 km/h (200 mph)

Source- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_birds_by_flight_speed

MLA Format if your an authoritarian English teacher:

“List of birds by flight speed” Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., date last updated. Web. Date accessed (02 05 2016). <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_birds_by_flight_speed>

I’ve seen arrows made without feathers… Granted they weren’t any good, but you’re not really proving your point at the same time.

i think these are all really feeble reasons for not having birds.

people have hunted birds with spears long before they figured out bows. they also have used arrows without flights; sure they are less accurate, but they still kill a bird/fish when they hit.

that said, i have no idea what this thread is about. the game already has both wood and stone spears. it has chickens. the only thing really being requested is ducks, which i agree would be useful. in fact, anything water bound would be awesome.

Also, eventually for one time use of arrows, you can use leafs instead of feathers. There, problem solved, there is leaves everywhere.