Garry's Mod is a physics sandbox. There aren't any predefined aims or goals. We give you the tools and leave you to play.
User reviews: Overwhelmingly Positive (134,582 reviews)
Release Date: Nov 29, 2006

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"A LAN party masterpiece. Plain GMod is already fun, but it also has hundreds of integrated player-made gamemodes that amplify the fun. TTT, ZMod, etc!"

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March 9

Update 2015.03.09 released


A major update has been released. You will need to restart your servers for players with the new version of the game to join.
Featured changes include stability improvements and various exploit fixes, along with a few handy additions for developers.

You can find full changelist here.

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November 29, 2014

Next Update, Sales & Workshop

Workshop
I'd like to personally say thanks to everyone who is reporting bad content on Garry's Mod Steam Game Hub.

If you wish to contribute to the Garry's Mod community, you can find the Steam Workshop rules for Garry's Mod here:
Steam Workshop Rules


Next Update
The next update is coming soon ( In next couple of weeks ). You can find a full list of changes here:
Next Update Change List

While you are waiting for the next update, you can help us test the update to make sure that when it is released, it is as bug free as possible. You can learn how to help here:
How is Dev Branch?

Thanks to everyone who is testing the next update and reporting bugs.


Update is out.

Steam Sales
Garry's Mod is currently on sale at -75%. If you ever wanted to buy the game for yourself or your friends, now is a good time!

In addition to that, Counter-Strike: Source is on sale at -50%. If you still don't own it and are experiencing missing textures and models in multiplayer, you can get it right now.


Sales are over.

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Reviews

“It brings back the silly glee of unbridled experimentation, intuitive learning and playful social interactions that most of us haven't experienced since childhood. For that, it's essential.”
88 – PC Gamer

About This Game

Garry's Mod is a physics sandbox. There aren't any predefined aims or goals. We give you the tools and leave you to play.

You spawn objects and weld them together to create your own contraptions - whether that's a car, a rocket, a catapult or something that doesn't have a name yet - that's up to you. You can do it offline, or join the thousands of players who play online each day.

If you're not too great at construction - don't worry! You can place a variety of characters in silly positions. But if you want to do more, we have the means.

Beyond the Sandbox


The Garry's Mod community is a tremendous source of content and has added hundreds of unique modes to the game. In Trouble In Terrorist Town, you can be a detective solving an online murder as criminals attempt to cover up their homicides. Be a ball, a plant, a chair, or anything else in Prop Hunt's elaborate, shape-shifting game of Hide & Seek. Elevator: Source is gaming's first elevator thrill ride, delivering players to airlocks and kitten dance parties.

We have one of the most vibrant Steam Community Workshops, with over 300'000 models, maps, and contraptions to download. It has everything from new tools to improve your builds, to guns that fire rainbow-tinged nuclear blasts from space. Take as much or as little as you need: it’s all free.

Please note: Some multiplayer servers and game-modes might require you to own other games - such as Counter-Strike: Source and Team Fortress 2.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® Vista/XP/2000
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 2GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX® 9 level Graphics Card (Requires support for SSE)
    • Hard Drive: 1GB
    • Other Requirements: Internet Connection
    Minimum: OS X version Snow Leopard 10.6.3, 2GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 8 or higher, ATI X1600 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection, Monitor
Helpful customer reviews
2,836 of 3,116 people (91%) found this review helpful
230 people found this review funny
590.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 3, 2014
Wanna build stuff, get Garry's mod.
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100000/10 "Worst call of duty I've ever played" - IGN
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1,318 of 1,432 people (92%) found this review helpful
194 people found this review funny
12,131.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2014
i wish i had more time to try this game out
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912 of 994 people (92%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
121.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 12, 2014
An amazing game. Truly the first game with infinite free DLC. With millions of maps and plenty of gamemodes, Its a win.
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720 of 792 people (91%) found this review helpful
37 people found this review funny
1,309.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 25, 2014
The only game in which you will have a 10GB Addon folder.
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801 of 889 people (90%) found this review helpful
60 people found this review funny
396.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 29, 2014
Joined a DarkRP server
Annoyed a guy by knocking on his door
Got arrested because I was standing
Police said I had an illegal weapon (crossbow)
Had no items
Finally got out
Walked into the jail behind police and mayor
Ran away before was caught
Saw police holding a radio
Saw someone chasing the radio police
Stole the radio
Ran from the owner of the radio for 5 minutes
Got shot down
Respawned
Got told to stop using a Wiremod item by a mod when it was part of the server
Annoyed a guy by knocking in his door again
Picked up a hobo's boot
Accidentally propkilled an admin with said boot
Immediately left the server
10/10 Would propkill again
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1,999 of 2,287 people (87%) found this review helpful
74 people found this review funny
1,057.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 18, 2014
Got called a big meanie by a little kid on some sh­itty Dar­kRP server.
I threw a stove at the c­u­nt.
I R8 8/8
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1,426 of 1,644 people (87%) found this review helpful
32 people found this review funny
129.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 6, 2014
Remember kids, looking up gives you better framerate.
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1,420 of 1,641 people (87%) found this review helpful
49 people found this review funny
98.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 6, 2014
I killed a guy with a banana.
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2,054 of 2,415 people (85%) found this review helpful
45 people found this review funny
202.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 17, 2014
Killed an admin, got banned. 10/10
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2,736 of 3,232 people (85%) found this review helpful
36 people found this review funny
4,269.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 17, 2014
i have a few hours
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497 of 558 people (89%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
4,587.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 21, 2014
Despite its release date, this is still one of the best games out there, where only your imagination is the limit to what you can do.

The base game is sandbox with Half-Life 2 weapons and it supports models from most Source engine games such as Counterstrike Source, Team Fortress 2 and Left for Dead 2.

New features aswell as modifying exisiting ones can be done through modding, and the language used in the mods is lua, which is very easy to pick up on and learn.
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1,038 of 1,214 people (86%) found this review helpful
23 people found this review funny
34.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 7, 2014
-What is that game, dad?
-The future, son.

EDIT:
Narator: - The dad died after 3 months playing Garry's Mod.
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584 of 674 people (87%) found this review helpful
40 people found this review funny
58.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 6, 2014
Got killed by the joker wearing a kfc bucket on his head.

10/10
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324 of 360 people (90%) found this review helpful
27 people found this review funny
407.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 19, 2014
Got hit by a flying bathtub

10/10 Physics
10/10 bathtubs
10/10 10/10
10/10 Rage
10/10 10/10 1912/1
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220 of 233 people (94%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
77.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 22, 2014
Do I really have to write this review? I am just one in thousands of people who wrote a positive reveiw for Garry's Mod. Chances are, this review will never convince someone to buy Garry's Mod. It'll just be lost in the 100,000 positive reviews out there. Well, here I go anyway.

"Where do I start?" This is the question asked by anyone playing Gmod for their first time. It's also my question that I ask about this review I am writing. Hmm...

_The gameplay...the gameplay...hmm... Well, there's singleplayer sandbox. You can do...uh, whatever you want really. Just addon a few addons, and you can be entertained for hours. Battle NPCs, make cool scenes for cool screenshots, explore maps, be a superhero (spiderman addon!), and much, much, much, much- you get my point, right? Almost all content is user-generated. Make your own content! Multiplayer. In Multiplayer Gmod you can roleplay. I'm talking normal RP (DarkRP), Military RP, Star Wars RP, etc, etc. In multiplayer Gmod, you can battle, prophunt (yay), hide 'n seek, and much, much, more.

_Graphics? I'll rate the graphics...drumroll please... 7/10. This game is and older game. Came out in 2006. I guess the graphics are good for 2006, and people enjoy the game and don't complain much about the graphics, but I'm not gonna lie, they are outdated and look old. It's not 2006 anymore.

_Hear the bullets flying. The zombies growling. The people chatting. The boxes jumping... The sound in this game is great! Every sound is loud and clear, and there are a varitey of sounds.

_Play this game. Play it again. Play it some more. Play some now, and play some later. Play it over and over. Play it as long as you want.

_My Personal opinion. Get this game. Now. Get Gmod on sale or not. I'm not gonna stop playing it for a while and I'm already at 50+ hours of playtime. I love this game! WAIT! Before you go and buy this, then you wonder why there are all the missing maps and errors in most games, get Counter Strike: Source, so ALL the textures are supported. You need it to play MOST multiplayer games.


Gameplay: 9/10
Graphics: 7/10
Story: N/A
Sound: 8/10
Replayability: 10/10

Overall 8.5

Even though, this is one positive review on Garry's Mod, out of the thousands of positive reviews that have been submitted Garry's Mod, I hope this one convinces you to buy... Gmod

-Star_Hawk_
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1,323 of 1,594 people (83%) found this review helpful
28 people found this review funny
1,151.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 7, 2014
Full Of 12 Yr Old Admins
-Joins Server
-Gets Kicks
-Joins Back
-Gets Banned

11/10 Would Get Banned Again.
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355 of 413 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
145.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 31, 2014
Garry's Mod is one of those games that probably everyone played, and even if you do not, you definitely seen it. So really, you can not even call this creature the game, because it does not have any plot. Actually, this sandbox giving people great opportunities, and it is the players that make the Gmod playable and want to play it.
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638 of 772 people (83%) found this review helpful
13 people found this review funny
264.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 17, 2014
INSTRUCTION MANUAL FOR G-MOD

• Buy this game for €2,49 on Sale or €10,- on full price.

• Install it.

• Play some sandbox first.

• Try some other gamemodes.

• Sees Trouble in Terrorist town.

• RDM's everyone and gets banned.

• Reads rules on google.

• Understands the gamemode.

• Play TTT non-stop


9/11 it ok-IGN
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417 of 497 people (84%) found this review helpful
118 people found this review funny
15.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 18
Garry's Mod is a piece of great game developing , that somehow successes to be really fun and creative at the same time.

I have no idea what the developers were thinking when they were making this pile of greatness , because it lacks apsolutely nothing and somehow feels so great .

1 0 / 10

Awful ly good .
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737 of 921 people (80%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
252.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 3, 2014
Crashed the game spawning GokaiPinks
10/10

You think I'm joking?
I broke Deadfalcon5's game by doing this.
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