Garry’s Mod is a sandbox mod for the Source Engine. Unlike normal games there aren't any predefined aims or goals. Players are given tools and are left to entertain themselves. The player is in a world where objects can be created and destroyed on demand. Where people can be created and destroyed with the click of a mouse. A world made for him. A world he made.

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Yes peeps thats right a new update of Garrysmod has just been released. News Posted 1:45pm 16th Jan 08.

Posted by Lucífer on Jan 16th, 2008

The latest Version of GMod has been released, here are some of the changes:

  • Switched to new EP2 Engine
  • Added support for TF2, EP2 and Portal
  • Updated Spawnmenu
  • New 'Start Game' menus
  • Lamps now cast shadows (if supported by hardware)
  • Lamps texture can now be changed
  • Updated gm_construct
  • New loading screen
  • New player models (thanks to Nickolas George)
  • Added map icons (thanks to PaddyMazz, Honkers, SirMikesAlot, Jake Tott and Dash)
  • Added new NPC options

At the moment there seems to be two major issues that are causing people heartache. (Update a patch has been released which hopefully fixes this)

Multiplayer: The problem being that it doesn't work. Dedicated servers don't work either. I'm 90% sure that this is something Valve has to tamper with, but I'll be looking into it more today.

Addons: If it's crapping out because of old addons you have installed, it's time to clean gmod. I'm not going to release a patch that magically fixes broken addons.


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J.B.
J.B. Jan 16 2008, 2:26pm says:

Aah Garry's mod... nice one...

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fragapple
fragapple Jan 16 2008, 2:36pm says:

my garrys mod is not working now..

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Lucífer
Lucífer Jan 16 2008, 5:34pm replied:

The Servers need to update themselves to the latest version released, thats all.
Hopefully the admins of all the servers will have it sorted by tomorrow. ^^

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Lucífer
Lucífer Jan 16 2008, 7:06pm replied:

Steam Have now updated Garrysmod meaning the servers should be back to working order now.
Though scripts may be damaged or broken as well as model packs.
(Do not worry, most popular Model Packs still work, like the PHX)
However some servers may either need a restart, or relaunch in order for the patch to take effect so people can join them again.
Happy RP/Build/shipbuilding All. ^^

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Reptile1992
Reptile1992 Jan 16 2008, 2:40pm says:

Whoa. Thats so great...

I wonder, can I have all the stuff available without actually owning Orange box?

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Lucífer
Lucífer Jan 16 2008, 8:46pm replied:

Most unlikely unfortunately. :<

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Wraiyth
Wraiyth Jan 16 2008, 9:35pm replied:

Na, you can't do it without owning them because you wouldn't have the content.

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DJ-Ready
DJ-Ready Jan 16 2008, 4:24pm says:

Aaah .. shortbits3 was awesome :D

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Maninblue999
Maninblue999 Jan 17 2008, 1:36pm buried:

(buried)

Mods are supposed to be free, Garry gay made a fatal mistake when he began to charge people to play the "mod"

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stewball
stewball Jan 17 2008, 1:44pm replied:

I don't hear you bashing DoD or Counter-Strike for doing the same as Garry has, more power to him for getting as far as he has. "fatal mistake"? Yeah right thats why it's sold rather well and considering the price I don't understand why you're moaning anyway.

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Lucífer
Lucífer Jan 17 2008, 4:51pm replied:

oh...I'm sorry, is that an empty wallet you have sir, surely you can spend such a small fee as $10 on a game.
And to say all the work he put into it(remember its not solely just him), I think he deserves it to be honest, I hear no complaints about Natural Selection 2 either(though not released, it will cost).

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sbnewsom
sbnewsom Jan 17 2008, 8:18pm replied:

Im sorry, but this mod is worthy enough for a price. Each tool in the mod is crafted well enough to be user friendly and enjoyable. All the work put into it deserves the price we pay.

Go play Counterstrike on HL1. thats free.

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