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If I buy Garry's Mod, will I need other games to play it?

Technically - you do not need to purchase anymore games. However, you will need to purchase and download (possibly) Counter Strike: Source and Team Fortress 2 for a lot of the textures and other game ...
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Why is Steam trying to load up games with optional parameters?

Perfectly normal. The game has to know somehow that you intend to join your friend. Thats what the parameters are for, those allow you to be connect to the same multi-player session.
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How to disable text chat in Gmod?

hud_saytext_time 0 should do what you want. It's a client ConVar that controls the amount of time chat messages are visible for before decaying -- obviously setting it to 0 will cause them to not show ...
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If I buy Garry's Mod, will I need other games to play it?

You don't have to have any other games in order to actually play GMod. But it is highly recommended to have HL2 + ep1/2 + CSS + TF2 in order to: use their maps and content use addons or mods ...
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Why is Steam trying to load up games with optional parameters?

Looking at the SteamAPI documentation, this does appear to be normal: If the user outside a game chooses to join, your game will be launched with the parameter +connect_lobby <64-bit lobby id>,...
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Unable to connect locally to GMOD SRCDS, Others can connect though

Using correct srcds command line parameters Source dedicated server comand-line options may be misleading. You should specify bind address and listening port with -ip and '-port' (NOT +ip/+port. ...
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How to view Gmod screenshots from other computer but the same account?

The short answer, Steam does not have the Screenshots. Unless you've uploaded them to your profile in which case they'd be here, under Screenshots If they aren't there , the only place you'll find ...
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Are game modes in Garry's Mod free?

All of the game modes in Garry's Mod are free. However, some servers or custom game modes may use assets from other Source games, such as Counter-Strike: Source, Team Fortress 2, or Half Life 2: ...
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F4 Menu in DarkRP Server will not work

These questions assume you are using the codebase at FPtje/DarkRP. A few ideas. You have a corrupt jobTable database. (Source) You are trying to load the game mode in single player. (Same source as ...
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Unable to connect locally to GMOD SRCDS, Others can connect though

Ok, It turns out that when I was running gmod and the server on the same computer, the server was sending out stuff at port 27015 and gmod tried to send out signals on 27015. changed port to 27016 and ...
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List of all default Garry's Mod models

I was going to list then here, but sadly there's a character limit instead you can check them out here: https://pastebin.com/XCsdTCqN I made a steam guide with them also if you want that. http://...
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Can't see own playermodel in thirdperson. Garry's Mod

After you change your player model into a different one, you have to usually suicide for the game to apply your changes. (Easiest way would be to write "kill" into the console)
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The server list from source engine games only show very few servers

All source games use the same algorythm of discovering servers: the game asks valve's masterserver for a server list, receiving a list of IP addresses the game now sends an A2S_INFO UDP packet to ...
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If I buy Garry's Mod, will I need other games to play it?

In addition to the previous answers, it is worth noting that some maps or mods have models/textures compiled with them. This means that when you download (for example) a map, even though it may have (...
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Source Engine: How to find certain animations, textures, etc?

You can find out the name of a sequence an NPC is executing in game by using ent_text: turn on sv_cheats 1 and developer 1, then point at the NPC and run ent_text in the console. One of the values ...
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How do I fix this red-blue color split problem?

Apparently this is a common bug, especially among Windows 8.1 users. It seems the integrated option to render games in anaglyph that comes with NVIDIA's Geforce Experience, is somehow triggered by ...
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How do I add Counter-Strike (TTT) weapons to Half-Life 2 Base?

Quite a simple answer... and silly I didn't find it in the first place. With the ttt.fgd file installed, I got an entity and named it to weapon_zm_(Weapon type). This came up as an error in H.E, and ...
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How do you give friends admin rights without a password to the server?

After some research I found that you should be able to add admins by altering the users.txt file. You can find this file in: STEAMFOLDER > GarrysMod > garrysmod > settings > users.txt In ...
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The addons on my Garry's Mod server

Your addons are not active. You have to set up an addon collection for your server and set it so that it'll download and make people who connect use them. How you can set that up can be found here. ...
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Can't admin my server in Garry's Mod

You should add yourself as an admin. You can do this by writing "ulx adduser YOURUSERNAMEHERE Superadmin 1" to the server console.
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Test Garry's Mod Gamemode without portforwarding server

As it turns out port forwarding is only needed if you are going to have other people connect to your server. You can connect to your own just fine if you are on the same machine, no port forwarding ...
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How can I prevent a new computer from downloading my "subscribed" add ons in Garry's Mod?

You can try, within steam, going to Library->Games, then Right click on Garry's Mod, go to Properties in the drop-down, navigate to the Updates tab then un-check "Enable Steam Cloud sync for Garry's ...
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Players spawn in the wall on DarkRP

This is due to an error with the jobs you have made. The point in which you spawn at is considered the "Origin" (in map making terms) and is located at 0z, 0y, 0x. The most simple answer I can give ...
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Can I use family share to send Css textures to brother's Gmod?

If you both play the game on the same computer the textures will be installed and copied over anyway. However if not you could go to this website go to the garrycontent page and scroll down to the ...
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Why can't I find the server I just previously played on in gmod?

There are the options "Server not full", "Has users playing" and "is not password protected", which filter the list. Unticking them shows all entries.
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Why can't I find the server I just previously played on in gmod?

This is maybe a bug or the server is located somewhere else. People also have problems to find the favorites on the new GMOD server searcher. Click on "Old Serverbrowser" and then open up history, ...
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Rotating objects in Garry's Mod

The tertiary trigger (USE key, E by default) when held allows the user to rotate the object if grabbed by using the mouse. - http://gmod.wikia.com/wiki/Physgun
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Cannot connect to my garry's mod server

Your port 27015 is already taken. Restart your computer and it should work fine. WARNING: Port 27015 was unavailable - bound to port 27016 instead WARNING: Port 27005 was unavailable - bound to port ...
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How do I get my server to work through the internet listing?

By default your server will be running in lan mode which means it doesn't announce itself to the public server lists. You can take the server out of lan mode by changing the sv_lan setting in your ...
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Where are my add-ons for Garry's Mod?

It sounds as if you did not actually restart the game after the download finished. Restart your game fully, and try again. Hold your SpawnMenu and find in the GAMES section the addon. It will contain ...
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