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 (140,231 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
2,032 of 2,211 people (92%) found this review helpful
35 people found this review funny
12,373.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2014
i wish i had more time to try this game out

altered roleplay is the best community ever tho
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2,400 of 2,757 people (87%) found this review helpful
53 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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475 of 514 people (92%) found this review helpful
4 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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2,269 of 2,670 people (85%) found this review helpful
28 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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507 of 570 people (89%) found this review helpful
27 people found this review funny
407.6 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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2,879 of 3,426 people (84%) found this review helpful
21 people found this review funny
4,384.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 17, 2014
i have a few hours
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1,149 of 1,362 people (84%) found this review helpful
19 people found this review funny
35.9 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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1,476 of 1,775 people (83%) found this review helpful
21 people found this review funny
1,151.1 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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785 of 945 people (83%) found this review helpful
99 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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726 of 876 people (83%) found this review helpful
6 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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411 of 483 people (85%) 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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682 of 851 people (80%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
85.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 31, 2014
AMAZING GAME ^ w ^
for the following reasons:
-wanna hear kids rage after quickscoping them for about the 100th time? gmod's for you!
-wanna be a director? gmod's for you!
-make a name for yourself? gmod may not be the game...but still! GMOD'S FOR YOU!
-dying to play dodgeball with a highly dangerous ball of energy? GMOD IS FOR FREAKIN YOU!!!

those are my reasons...i think. hey look a taco :3 *uses gravity gun**accidentally kills friend*
oops... oh yeah!

another reason:
-wanna kill ur friends in the most stupid way possible? GMOD IS FOR YOU!
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240 of 278 people (86%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
3,462.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2014
After playing a little, I can say that it's okay...







I guess.
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784 of 988 people (79%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
266.2 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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187 of 210 people (89%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
271.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 28, 2014
The only game where you will have a addon folder on 50GB in a few days.
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327 of 398 people (82%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
1,211.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 2, 2014
You don't input over 1000 hours in a ♥♥♥♥♥♥ game.
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182 of 209 people (87%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
6,092.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2014
Haven't really had time to play this game but it's ok.
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362 of 457 people (79%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
502.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 31, 2014
10/10 Almost the same pleasure of fapping.
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158 of 188 people (84%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
814.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 8, 2014
This is Garry's Mod, a video game developed towards those with a creative edge. You are able to use a wide variety of tools to construct intricate structures with which you can kill other people for 'lulz.' If building isn't your thing, you can join screaming children and their feeble attempts to carry out a decent roleplay on the DarkRP servers. If getting stomped by minges such as myself isn't for you either, you can always try Singleplayer.

Overall, I recommend this game as a result of its unique abstraction. However (queue adhominem), Garry Newman is one of the least intelligent game developers I have ever come to know of (the least intelligent of all time being PHIL_FISH.) On top of this, facepunch.com (the game's website) is run almost entirely by tea drinking monkeys each wearing a tuxedo and holding a glass of fine '67 Chateau Latour. It is indeed possible to get banned for absolutely anything, but here is a short list of my favourite reasons.
- Using internet memes
- Inquiring as to why another user has been banned
- Posting a joke.

If you do buy Garry's Mod, do not sign up to Facepunch.
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134 of 155 people (86%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
19.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 12, 2014
Thanks to this "game", I have pictures of:

Lara Croft kicking Nick from L4D2 in the face,
Chuck Norris attacking a helicopter with a grenade in each hand,
Gimli, Son of Gloin sneaking up on an unawares Balrog,
Alex from Half Life 2 cursing the heavens due to two handfuls of broken fingers.

10 out of 10.
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