Garry's Mod (also known as GMod) is a sandbox physics game using the Source engine.

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Reset map in Garry's mod without leaving?

I saw in a video someone typed something into the console which put the map back in its original state but it happened without them having to restart the map/the game. So they stayed in the game and ...
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Cannot connect to my own dedicated Gmod server

I can open the console in Gmod and use the command connect to try to join "localhost", "127.0.0.1", and "{my_ip_address}". However, these all show me a dialog box that says "Connection failed after 4 ...
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Cannot Connect to GMod DS

Console initialized. Couldn't load shader dll: game_shader_generic_garrysmod_srv.soConVarRef mat_dxlevel doesn't point to an existing ConVar Game_srv.so loaded for "Garry's Mod" Setting breakpad ...
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No text shown in GMod

I'm playing Gmod TTT and no text is showing up - I can't read my weapons menu, map vote or HUD. This is very strange because I could play just fine yesterday - I played for several hours on the same ...
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Source Engine - What is a “hairball”?

I was playing around in GMod one day, and I noticed a strange command: CreateHairball Curious, I tried it out. Strangely, it created several rope-like NPCs that flew away randomly. Killing them ...
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Custom entities fly, then teleport to me, then back to where they should be?

I am having some trouble with one of my GMod SWEPs. Long story short, the SWEP creates and flings a custom entity. The entity flings, but after about half a second, it teleports in front of me and ...
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How to restrict certain things to admins in gmod 13

I have a GMOD 13 server and I want to know how to restrict things to admins on it. URestrict wouldn't work with gmod 13, so I have no options. I have come here for help.
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Garry's Mod - console commands to set entity keyvalues aren't working

In Half-Life 2, there is a gun for the Airboat. I wanted to play with these in Garry's Mod, so I tried enabling the gun through keyvalues, like you would in Hammer Editor. There is an EnableGun ...
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Gmod SRCDS, sound errors on startup?

Whenever I start up my Gmod13 server without any addons/gamemodes and after running the update tool, I always get this error: CSoundEmitterSystem::AddSoundsFromFile: No such file ...
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My microphone doesn't work in Garry's Mod

I press the 'Press-To-Talk' key I have set on GMod and it doesn't show my microphone is open to broadcast. I have even reset the binds and nothing worked.
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GMod - 'hl2.exe has stopped working' when I run demos

I am trying to record GMod demos, and play back videos of them. But when I try this using ingame tools, by pressing Esc, clicking Demos, and press play), all I get is the video playing for 2 seconds, ...
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Why don't my maps appear?

I downloaded a Pokémon castle map in Garry's mod, but, when I went to "START A NEW GAME" the map was not there. I have other maps which don't work either. How do I get the maps to appear when I start ...
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GMod - Spawning reflective objects breaks cubemaps?

Sometimes, in GMod, I'll spawn a prop that has a reflective surface, and it will cause all the reflective surfaces to be turned to the default pink/black, checkered texture. It effects brushes, props, ...
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Does Garry's Mod download addons twice? If not, what is it downloading?

You can find a copy of this question asked (by me) on the Facepunch Forums. When I subscribe to an addon on the Garry's Mod workshop, Steam instantly downloads them in the download manager. When I ...
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GMod - What can the bots do, and can I 'teach' them?

Recently I found a strange console command in GMod: bot After reading the help menu for it, I tried it out, and it indeed did create a bot. The bot mostly runs around, doing nothing. I found some ...
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How far do you have to be from a C4 to survive the blast?

As a traitor in TTT, you can see a timer and a distance number (probably hammer units, but I'm not actually sure what the number represents) for any armed C4 explosives. How far away do you need to be ...
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How can I load gMod maps in CS1.6?

If is that possible, how can I load gMod maps in CS1.6? I tried to start HLDS with that GM map and I get this error:
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Change what “ttt_radio traitor” says in GMod

I want ttt_radio traitor to say something else than [name] is a traitor! I've seen people do it with ttt_radio imwith where they changed it to I see [name]. How do I do it?
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How do I make my character move in GMod Hunger Games?

We just bought Donator for GMod Hunger Games and now my player won't move in any server. It will spin, look up and down but it is stuck in one place! What should we do?
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What addon is this that adds an overlay showing number of admins online?

What is this addon that basically shows the number of Admins online on the TTT server? Click to view larger image
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LAN GMod server on own computer; cannot connect to it

"connection failed after 4 retries" How? It's running! It's showing up in my LAN browser! I connected to it before! It has the 27015 port! I should be able to get away with not port-forwarding cause ...
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How to play multiplayer game modes in single-player?

For testing purposes, I would like to run Deathrun maps in single-player, with the event triggering, etc. working. How does one do this? I changed the game mode and map, but events aren't triggering, ...
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Gamemode addon implementing in server

I've installed some gamemodes from the workshop but I have no idea how to get this in my server. For example I get the gamemode Hide and Seek which gets put in the directory: C:\Program Files ...
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In Garry's Mod, how to make a copyable composite prop spawner?

Sorry for a possibly weird question form, but my problem is as follows: I want to create a prop spawner that would spawn not a single prop, but a set of welded together ones. I can do that just fine ...
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How to make objects move in sequential order?

I was wondering how to make objects move in sequential order in Garry's Mod. For example if I was making s house or something how to make a door with multiple parts that slide one after another? Seen ...
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Can I appear offline on steam but still be online?

I have a friend that won't stop pestering me to play tf2, I don't want to be mean to him but when I want to play another game like gmod with another friend I would be in offline mode. Because I would ...
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How to show invisible terrain in source engine?

I want to see all items that can impede or expedite movement on a map. Invisible walls, invisible pathways, is there any way to do this ingame, and not in hammer? I want to know this for Garry's Mod ...
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How do I pin bodies using the Magneto-stick in TTT?

How do I hang a body using the Magneto-stick in Trouble in terrorist town? I have yet to find instruction on how to. I have checked the lua file for the stick, as well as Steam's forums and guides.
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How do I load all addons, even if I am not subscribed to it (but have it downloaded already)?

In Garry's Mod, there are addons; some of which are legacy (.zip files that you can download off garrysmod.com) or workshop files (anything with .gma). I've downloaded some addons, most of which are ...
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How do I do that '----— is a traitor' in GMOD?

Ive seen many people be like '---- is a traitor' 'I'm with -----' I can't for the life of me figure out how too do this? Do you look at somebody and press a key? Im new to GMOD so....
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How do I fix my microphone in Garry’s mod and other Source games?

When I play on a Garry’s mod server, if I hold the push to talk and icon with my steam profile picture and name appears at the side of the screen showing that my microphone is open and ready to ...
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Make sv_cheats 1 exclusive to me on gmod?

So I want to put sv_cheats 1 on my server on gmod but when I do everyone can use it. Is there anyway only the creator of the server can be the only one to use the cheats?
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Make enemies attack each other

Gmod noob here trying to have some fun with the game. What I thought might be fun would be to load up koth_harvest_final and simulate a battle between rebels and combine from HL2, dropping in the ...
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Prevent Source Dedicated Server from showing up in public server browser

I am running a couple of private, dedicated servers for my friends and I to play around on in multiple games. Counter Strike Global Offensive and Garry's Mod are the big three I'm worried about. I ...
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Garry's Mod Server - Friend can't see addon contents in spawn list

So I made a Garry's Mod server for my friend and I, and I got addons and enabled FastDL. The addons worked, but my friend couldn't see the addons in the spawnlist. He looked under browse and addons, ...
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Garry's Mod maximum amount of addons/mods

Is there a limit to the amount of addons/mods I can have installed in Garry's Mod?
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Re-obtain deleted weapons in Garry's Mod?

So, I deleted my Sticky Bomb from Half Life 2 in the spawn menu of Garry's Mod, and I can't find a way to get it back. How would I go about doing this?
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Is it possible to use an addon you're not subscribed to, regardless of the logged in user?

In Garry's Mod, we have add-ons, which are basically packed add-on files. (Might as well call them hybrid .zip or something and .vpk files mashed together) I know Garry's Mod loads zipped (regular ...
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Garry's Mod-Singleplayer Crash

Now, before you downvote, this is different. I know it is an Addon that crashes my Gmod's Singleplayer. It says the addon, "importedswepskitz". When I look at the crash logs, I read what I can from it ...
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How do I change a gamemode on garrys mod 13

I want to change my Garry's mod gamemode to stranded, but unfortunately the only information I've found is either for dedicated servers or port forwarded servers. I've looked up for LAN and the same ...
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Cant click menu items in Garrys Mod on Linux

I installed a fresh copy of Garrys Mod on Ubuntu (newest version) and i also installed some other games like Half Life 2. Now I want garrys mod to load maps and other contents from the other games. ...
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How Do I Set My Invisibility in GMOD Server WIth a Mod

I can set my invisibility but people can still see the weapon I am holding. The only item they cant see me hold is the tool-gun. Is it possible to set myself completely invisible with ULX or with some ...
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Where do I put mods for Garry's Mod?

I want to install the DarkRP addon for Garry's Mod but I can't find my Profile folder in the steamapps folder. Where should I be looking?
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gmod dedicated server addon installation

After I set up a dedicated server for Garry's Mod, I've been trying to install addons for it. I followed the directions here in an effort to to install addons from my collection here but not all of ...
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Garry's mod prop location

I just got Garry's mod yesterday, and as I am an avid developer, have decided to delve into the code (however, I won't go into that here.) I want to create my own props/edit the existing props, but I ...
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Garry's Mod Steam Server?

I followed the following instructions for setting up a Garry's Mod server in Linux via the command line; http://wiki.garrysmod.com/page/Hosting_A_Dedicated_Server mkdir ~/Steam cd ~/Steam wget ...
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Cant look up or down

in my gmod I cant look up or down I only can look side to side I need help please. the last thing I did in my gmod was unbindall and I restored all to defaults and that didn't work.
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Can you select specific mods/addons to download or prioritize one over another?

In Garry's Mod, I've subscribed to a whole bunch of addons from the Steam Workshop. Naturally, if it was a few addons - I would just leave it running (since it would take only a minute or two to ...
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Garry's Mod Singleplayer won't load

When I load singleplayer on Garry's Mod, the game just crashes as it finishes loading, regardless the map or the gamemode. I don't know what to do; any ideas? Thanks!
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How do I make people admin?

I am hosting a gmod server via SteamCMD and I want to know how to make people . Are there any other commands / things I should know about? I know the srcd.exe has all kind of commands but they aren't ...