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Garry's Mod

Garry's Mod 11 (Source 2007)
Garry's mod allows people to play around with valve's physics engine, to spawn props and construct weird devices. The game features several default levels for Gmod, and can be extended by other valve games, such as half-life (1 and 2), the episodes and for instance portal and TF2.
There are several game modes available, the default being sandbox, but possibilities include Zombie Survival (scary), Space build, where one builds a spacecraft to conquer planets, and Build to the Top (an external map) which is great fun in multiplayer.

Application Details:

Version: 11
License: Retail
URL: http://www.garrysmod.com
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.7

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Test Results

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What works

*Single Player *Joining a server with a custom map and addons (downloaded from server) *Default settings *Motion Blur

What does not

*Nothing

Workarounds

What was not tested

*Continuous, heavy play *dxlevels other than 95 *Fullscreen

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Albeit slower than on Windows, this game works just about flawlessly. With good specs, you shouldn't have to worry whatsoever. Simply run it through Steam or any shortcut you've made and it'll work. There seems to be some issues with the scroll wheel on the mouse (allows you to push or pull an object away with the physics gun). Not sure if this is a global issue or limited to Gmod. It doesn't always register a scroll "click". Make sure you've turned off Steam In-game in the Steam settings however, just as any other source game. Athlon 64 X2 5000+, EVGA nVidia 9800GT, 2GB DDR2 Dual Channel

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 16 20101.3.7Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 18 20101.2N/A Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowopenSUSE 11.3Jul 28 20101.2Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 23 20101.1.42Yes Yes GoldJirka Furda 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 02 20101.1.41Yes Yes Silverwilliam 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
12044 Garry's mod crashes upon player death caused by prop. CLOSED FIXED View
14565 Garrys mod stopped working since update. CLOSED ABANDONED View
18294 Getting stuck on slopes/elevators in Garrys Mod CLOSED ABANDONED View
18395 Garrys mod crashes when joining. CLOSED FIXED View
20053 Team-Fortress 2 and other source games suffer from black menu and missing UI textures in dx9 mode CLOSED FIXED View
20905 Garrysmod - UI/HUD not displayed anymore CLOSED INVALID View

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HowTo / Notes

How to run Garry's mod

If your garry's mod crashes before submitting a bug or commenting on here, here is what you should try:

This should fix any HUD issues you may have: (You may not be able to see certain effects like fire in the game with this)
In steam right click Garry's mod click Properties click "SET LAUNCH OPTIONS..." Enter this:
-dxlevel 81
to run in windowed mode add: -window -h 864 -w 1152

This will stop the crash when being killed by a moving object:
In winecfg (terminal -> winecfg) click Add application on the Applications tab
Browse to Program Files\Steam\steamapps\(username)\garrysmod
select hl2.exe and click Open
With hl2.exe selected in the list change the windows version to Windows 98 (via the drop down box near the bottom is should be default say "Use global settings")
Hit Apply/OK, then try to launch Garry's mod again


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