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2039 No. 2039
The Gmod Help Thread
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>> No. 2040
-anyone knows why the polycount items crashes my gmod?
-how to make good graphics, I dont like when the images being pixeleted (i use high grafic confgs and sometimes they get all messed up. i have 1gb grafic card, 4gb ram, duo core)
>> No. 2041
>>899

Go into console, set jpeg quality to 100

or use sdof and make sure you render it before taking a pic, if that doesn't fix it then I don't know what's wrong
>> No. 2042
Never got a clear answer on this: After Steam installs Gmod, it seems to list other previously uninstalled games in the Library as installing soon after.

Are all of the games ACTUALLY installing, or just the files referenced by Gmod? I don't mind having TF2 install, but I'd rather not fill up my harddrive with HL2, Counterstrike, and the like.
>> No. 2043
I need some help with the naked models. I downloaded them and it says it has one where they have none of their gear or those armbands on but I cant get them off. Anyone know what to do?
>> No. 2044
>>923

If you have bodygroup changer, mess around with the bodygroup value and it should work

if you don't have bodygroup changer, get it, it should be available on gmod dot org
>> No. 2045
I did but it just gives me the red version, blu version and uber red and blu versions
>> No. 2046
>>929
open the txt file named READ THIS YOU MORON.txt

>>900
thanks for the help, it helped a little
>> No. 2047
don't suppose there are any naked models with non-spaghetti penises? I suppose that's my next project...
>> No. 2048
Use the Inflater/Deflater tool in Garry's Mod to shrink the extremities so that it completely disappears.
>> No. 2049
I don't understand why my Gmod keeps telling me I've reached the ragdoll limit when I try to spawn new ragdolls. Is there anyway to fix that?
>> No. 2050
>>978

Do you have other ragdolls in the map? check around and make sure you remove any extras you don't need.

on another note, anyone know the command for taking a tga picture? you type it in console and bind it to a key, I forgot it
>> No. 2051
how to film? lol
>> No. 2052
Okay, so. I have worked in Faceposer to make a .vcd so that a properly lipsynced sound clip plays. It works in TF2 (using tf_testvcd).
Is there a was I can get this to work in Gmod? I tried testing it with NPC Scene on some of the HL NPCs but it does nothing. (The HL NPCs will say default TF2 stuff with proper lipsyncing though)
>> No. 2053
Alright, I'm trying to skin the blu spy for a video I am making, but I have no idea how to put it on the tf2 spy ragdoll.
Where does it go? I am reskinning spy_blue, spy_blue_head, and spy_blue_head_invun
>> No. 2054
Okay guys, where do I get tf2 blood as a paint?
>> No. 2055
I think it defaults to TF2 blood on TF2 ragdolls, or if you are on a tf2 map.

Failing that, you must get the blood texture from TF2 and replace the hl2 one in the Gmod folder.

I always extract all TF2 textures to my Gmod folder when making TF2 stuff, since it fixes all the incorrect textures. Can't have the blu base made of grotty HL2 concrete ;)
>> No. 2056
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2056
I've got the body model changer, but how do I remove clothes from the TF2 nude models? I'm trying to get the team bands/hat/bag off of this scout.
>> No. 2057
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2057
Is there a way to get rid of this ugly glow that seems to effect anything white?
I have bloom turned off just FWI.
>> No. 2058
>>1260
I think that's just the lighting on gm_construct. Try a different map.
>> No. 2059
>>1261
Yeah, I kinda figured it had somthing to do with the maps.
I turned HDR off wich seems to help a bit.
Thanks anyway.
>> No. 2060
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2060
Is it even possible to pose shoulders like this with the TF2 models?
>> No. 2061
>>1582
http://www.facepunch.com/threads/747570-TF2-better-phys?highlight=Team+Fortress
>> No. 2062
>>1583
I already have the better phys thing, but shoulders are not posable.
>> No. 2063
Hey I'm having issues with the body changer with the naked models, it only takes it between the colors and wont get rid of the arm bands and stuff. Anyone know what to do?
>> No. 2064
Hey does anyone have that tf2 zoey model by Butthurter? I can't find it anywhere else besides in a facepunch thread but the download link isn't working.
>> No. 2065
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2065
What means this warning?
Only get this at trade_sunset_saloon_b32 (tf2 and gmod).
>> No. 2066
>>1670
From what I can gather on the steam forums it looks like a problem with the map creator putting too many rendering models on the map and/or clustered together.

Nothing you can do about it.
>> No. 2067
>>1692
ah thanks.
I found a way to avoid that warning, just dont look at the lights in the respawn and the broken lamp lol.
>> No. 2068
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2068
See those little tiny words...does anyone know how I can make them go away?

Also, anyone know a good headphone prop that might work well for HHH?
>> No. 2069
Where on Earth can I get those nude models? I've been looking for so long after them, but I can't seem to find them. Help? A link would be nice here. So I can bring you all some more TF2 goodness
>> No. 2070
>>1949
http://rebbacus.blogspot.com/2010/08/nude-tf2-models.html
>> No. 2071
I'm having problems with my new downloads. I can't get "hexed" stuff working, cause there's no info file. How am I gonna make it work? Please help.
>> No. 2072
>>1978
garrysmod/garrysmod. just copy and paste the materials and models folder and such of the thing you downloaded into garrysmod/garrysmod
>> No. 2073
>>2084
so what exactly is a hex? gmod newbie here
>> No. 2074
>>2091
a hex is something that doesn't replace the original skin/model. for example. An original L4D Zoey model. You want reskins but don't want to replace the original model. so if a model is hexed, it means it doesnt replace the original.
>> No. 2075
>>2084
ok after you do that, where should it show up in game? in props?
>> No. 2076
steam was updating Gmod for me today and completely fucking broke it. wont start at all.

did htis happen to anyone else?
>> No. 2077
>>2252
A new update fixed that already.
>> No. 2079
Guys guys, some usefull links here.

Tf2 blood efects and others. http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=121824

TF2 Textures (where hl2 textures appear).
http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=70149

Hacked parts (please don't use gibbed sniper and scout hat, it's creepy)
http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=109232

Medic glasses Sniper hat
http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=110809

TF2 Beta props
http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=72768
>> No. 2080
>>2868
Thanks, dude!
>> No. 2082
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2082
It's on sale now
>> No. 2083
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2083
So I just got gmod, and I'm having trouble with the granary map. Whenever I load it, I spawn someplace weird, like on the wrong side of an invisible barrier or beneath the floor. Also, on some of the TF2 maps I can't leave the spawn room. Can I fix any of this?
>> No. 2084
>>3185
Noclip.
>> No. 2085
Hi could any one help me with this problem with that bodygroup changer STool? It seems that it doesnt remove anything when I use it even if I change it's options :c I'm just a beginner with gmod and I looooove scout so could some one help me out with this problem?
after I opened new thread I noticed this one Dx
>> No. 2086
Hi - does anyone know how to remove the cigarette from Spy's mouth?
Is there a hexed model I could download of non-cigarette Spy?
I've looked all over but kept getting the response of 'Use the bodychanger tool'; All I can use is the 'ent_fire !picker setbodygroup' command, and all that does is switch between regular spy and spy with paper mask on.
>> No. 2087
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2087
... noone?
Sigh...
>> No. 2088
>>3257

Just play around with the options some more. I had the same problem until I set the top option on 1, then the bottom on 1, then tried the bottom on 2, then 3 etc. When you've tried the bottom numbers then you move the top option to 2 then move up the other scale again. Eventually you'll find the right combinations that remove things. If I were you I'd write them down.
>> No. 2089
I AM A FAGGOT HUMP MY RUMP

(ECKS DEE)
>> No. 2090
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2090
So a while ago I downloaded a mask-less Spy skin, and must have deleted the regular Spy skin. Can anyone send me those files, or tell me where I can get them?
>> No. 2091
>>3405
if you install it to gmod the same way you do to tf2, then it will do the same thing as it does in tf2: replace the original spy.

what you need to do is remove the files you put in and go find yourself a hex like this:

http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=81818
>> No. 2092
>>3422

Yes, I know that. The thing is, I could have sworn I saved the files that would return Spy back to normal, but they have been deleted. I need the original Spy files, could you please tell me where I can get them? I'm sorry that wasn't clear in my first post.

Thanks for that link, I think I'll use that one from now on.
>> No. 2093
>>2868
That Medic glasses and Sniper hat thing, how do you get that working? I can't seem to no matter where I stick them.
>> No. 2095
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2095
>>3469
The dude who made that forgot to include an info.txt for it, so if you want to get it to work you just gotta make your own. Here's what mine looks like:

"AddonInfo"
{
"name""Sniper Hat and Medic Glasses"
"version""1.0"
"up_date""7/20/11"
"author_name""n/a"
"author_email""n/a"
"author_url""n/a"
"info""Sniper Hat and Medic Glasses"
"override""0"
}

So yeah. Just open up notepad, paste that in there, and save it as info.txt. Then put info.txt into the 'TF2 Sniper hat and Medic glasses props' folder, then put that folder into gmod's addons folder. In the game the folder should show up in the browse tab.

I'm bad at explaining shit so hopefully this picture helps.
>> No. 2096
>>3475
Alternately, ignore all that and drop+combine the \materials and \models folder into your main username\garrysmod\garrysmod folder.
>> No. 2097
>>3475
>>3486
Thank you both, that first one worked perfectly.
>> No. 2098
I'm going to put this here:
http://www.facepunch.com/threads/1084169-TF2-Better-phys-V2-with-Bonus
>> No. 2099
My problem: Can't figure out where to put the sounds for the Space Cores/Gravity Cat. I also get a lot of lag on multiplayer, even if my ping is low.

Friend's problem: The TF2 models apparently look "shredded" on multiplayer, but look fine on single-player.
>> No. 2100
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2100
I'm sure everyone's asked this at least once, but how the fuck do I HWMface without having RubberFruit faces?
>> No. 2101
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2101
>>3801

Set the expression scare to .5, and use the sliders carefully. There's no super special trick to it, just patience.
>> No. 2103
I have seen a few different pictures of a Heavy model/skin without the bullet belt, but I can't find it. Does anyone know where to find it? And does anyone know what happened to the casual Medic model based on "Meet the Medic"? It looked pretty much done, but then it just disappeared it seems.
>> No. 2104
I just got gmod on mac, and I can't figure out how to install and use custom models (such as the hexed female pyro). I've looked online, some places say just copy and paste the materials and models folders into the garrysmod folder, some say to put them in addons. I've tried both, but the models don't appear in game under props. What am i doing wrong? Any ideas? Thanks
>> No. 2105
disregard this, i figured it out
>> No. 2106
>>4188
Me too! I downloaded them and put on the addon folder but nothing happens. I bought the steam version.
>> No. 2107
Every time I try to load a non-ctf map, I crash. Why?
>> No. 2108
>>4491
Never mind, the update fixed it. :)
>> No. 2109
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2109
What can I do about missing textures?
>> No. 2110
my water textures broke around the time i got the newest revision of the gravity hull designator. ive tried fixes from garrysmod.org to no avail. how do i fix them so i dont get pink and black under water and water i can see clear to the bottom of, say, the gm_construct og hugeflatconstruct lakes?
>> No. 2111
>>4665
sorry, so i cant see clear to them bottom, like real water
>> No. 2112
Okay, I just got Gmod, and I've used it twice, so yes, well aware that this may be a dumb question.

Okay. Spawned a ragdoll. Moved him around, positioned him. Work on facial positioning. Decide to reposition his arm.
Stuck on face poser.

How do I get back to the regular poser?
>> No. 2113
Help a newbie out. So I have no idea what Gmod is, how to play it, what do with it, an do on. BUT I do love to model! So is this were I come to see if anyone has any requests that they wish to see in their Gmod things? I would love to try and model something in the TF2 style and what not. Well let me know. Thanks!
>> No. 2114
>>4667
Press 1 until you reach the Physics gun.

>>4678
Wow. That's very generous of you, teacup! Thank you!

I guess my first question is if you're willing to do naughty stuff.



Anyway, having a problem of my own- can't get Rebacchus' Miss Pauling ragdoll into its dress form. Just pantsuit. What do I do?
>> No. 2115
>>4693
Sweet Jesus thank you.

I'm also all ears for naughty things.
>> No. 2116
>>4665
>>4666
underwater textures worked when i bought a new copy, but when i installed the latest revisions of gravity hull designator and wiremod, the went to pink and black. does anyone know how to fix it?
>> No. 2117
>>4693
Okay, I thanked you without trying it. I press 1, and it shows up all yellowy up top. But I cannot select it.
>> No. 2118
>>4717
you click to select weapons
>> No. 2119
>>4727
Thank you.

I really wish there was a real tutorial out there. Knowing how to construct a car is nice, but it's nicer to know how to properly switch shit.
>> No. 2120
>>4728
as it is based off half life 2, it assumes you know how that game switches weapons. there is an alternate option that allows you to switch weapons immediately in the advanced section of keyboard setting if you like that better.
>> No. 2121
How do I make the backburner-piece blue? I've tried using the Bodygroup changer tool before and after merging it with the flamethrower, but neither works. Looks a bit silly with a blue handle and red piece at the front of it.. :(
>> No. 2122
I've noticed that Rebbacus seems to have some medical exam table prop that she uses in some scenes http://tf2chan.net/gmod/res/2359.html (the second) and I was wondering if it was available and if anyone knew where to get it?
>> No. 2123
>>4883
I'm pretty sure that's a HL2 prop.
>> No. 2124
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2124
Thought I'd share my first gmod attempt along with my question.

What mods, add-ons, downloads ect., do you recommend for use in gmod in addition to the base program?

Also, when doing face or finger posing, is there any way to get rid of the spawn window to see what you're editing as you edit it?
>> No. 2125
>>5018

See >>2868 >>3501

to the finger/faceposer, select the tool and then hold ¨C¨
>> No. 2126
why does my game lag and/or crash when i try to open options? also, ive tried multiple fixes but i still get pink and black covering the entire screen underwater. how do i fix these?
>> No. 2127
Why is kilo such a faggot?

(BECAUSE YOU TOUCH YOURSELF AT NIGHT.)
>> No. 2128
A question...Is there some way of have HMWfaces and Physics Fix in the same tf2 ragdoll?

Because I only find ragdolls with one option or the other, not the 2 in the same
>> No. 2129
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2129
This isn't so much a help-related question but more of a quality check so I don't wind up flooding the board with a bunch of garbage.
Took about a day~ to make this, does it pass Quality Control or should I work on improving more before I make a thread proper?
>> No. 2130
>>5139
you're using post processing which means you're already better than half the crap on here

go right ahead, i look forward to it
>> No. 2131
So. Custom content.

Downloaded this.
http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=109789
Put it in my game like it said. Can't find the fucker in-game now.
Help?
>> No. 2132
>>5129
What physics fix are you using? Because your physics fix should affect all ragdolls, including HMW ones.

>>5143

Find 'nexuselite' under wither 'All' or 'Garry's Mod' when you're browsing. Expand that and the folder with the Meet the Sniper stuff is there.
>> No. 2133
>>5164
Looked for that. Looked through every folder, and so far cannot find it.
>> No. 2134
>>5165

Hmm. Well try this. Go to your GMod folder, go into settings, and then spawnlist.

Open Notepad and copy this into it:

"SpawnMenu"
{
"Information"
{
"version""2"
"name""Meet the Sniper"
}
"Entries"
{
"1""models/nexuselite/meetthesniper/bobble_geezer.mdl"
"2""models/nexuselite/meetthesniper/bobble_head.mdl"
"5""models/nexuselite/meetthesniper/hs_sign.mdl"
"6""models/nexuselite/meetthesniper/hs_sign2.mdl"
"7""models/nexuselite/meetthesniper/payphone.mdl"
"8""models/nexuselite/meetthesniper/payphone2.mdl"
"9""models/nexuselite/meetthesniper/payphone3.mdl"
"10""models/nexuselite/meetthesniper/poles.mdl"
"11""models/nexuselite/meetthesniper/sniper mug.mdl"
"12""models/nexuselite/meetthesniper/sniper sign.mdl"
}
}


Save it with whatever name you want it to come up as and put the notepad file into your Gmod spawnlist folder.

Hopefully that'll work and you'll have the Meet the Sniper stuff without digging around for it. If that doesn't work though, maybe redownload and try to reinstall. I don't know if they're those types of props that will only show up if you drag the materials and models into your gmod folder and merge them, rather then just dropping it into addons.
>> No. 2135
>>5166
Okay, now the files show up there, but as nothing but giant red ERRORs.

We're getting closer. I can FEEL it.
>> No. 2136
>>5167

Hmm... Where did you install the pack? Did you install it in addons? Did you try dragging the contents of the zip just into the Gmod and merging it with you models and materials folders?

Sometimes that's the only way to get some props and ragdolls working in Gmod, I've discovered. That's the only other thing I can think of..

Also sorry for the late reply, I was at Anime Boston and had a pretty busy week after that.
>> No. 2137
>>5184
SUCCESS!

Thank you for all your help! Putting it in with the other Materials folder made everything pop up just right.
>> No. 2138
hey so i had GMod for a while and know the basics aside from skins and adding/removing props on dolls.

Any help on this and willing to have a GMod mentor.
>> No. 2139
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2139
anyone have this problem when using HAT, and how do you fix it?

{trying to recreate Paul Simon's "Call Me Al" video]
>> No. 2140
>>5187
Glad to help!

>>5199
Did you just start the animation? Because HAT leaves a 'shadow' so you can keep track of where something has been to help you keep your animation from looking too jarring.

Also I saw you post that you didn't know the basics of skins and adding and removing items from models?

For those things you'll need

Skin Switcher: http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=76939 (I think this is the right one I'm not entirely sure)

Bodygroup Changer (for removing items): http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=125861

And the BoneMerger Tool (for attaching them): http://www.garrysmod.org/downloads/?a=view&id=126298

Also I'd try to suggest avoiding props from Half-Life and other games whose style is so jarring from TF2. A great game that's props are close enough to TF2 to not be jarring, in my opinion, is The Ship. But I also know you gotta use what you have.
>> No. 2141
>>5202

thanks for the links

i have animated before, but the skin usually went away, but for this pic, the shadow still stayed during the animation process or kept vibrating.
>> No. 2142
also, i have body group changer but how do i add skins and where can i find some?
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