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Computers
 

Pros and Cons of Dedicated Server Host and a Server Box

I just fixed up an old computer, and thinking about hosting a server off of it, but I'm not sure if I should go with a dedicated host or not. So what are the pros and cons of A dedicated server host vs. A server box.

27th April 2014
by KingofBeast Go to last post
3 250
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Kill Message

Hey, thank you for reading my Thread. As you can see i got the kill message addon, but i just want to have the weapon wich the attacker carrying at the moment. I tried myself on the Innocent kill massage. ...

27th April 2014
by Drawen Go to last post
0 147
Lua
 

Am I drawing an invisible spheres ?

I'm trying to draw spheres, so I did the following: if CLIENT then local positions = {} // here the table positions is filled... hook.Add("PostDrawOpaqueRenderables", "sphere_draw", function(b1, b2) print("Drawing...")...

27th April 2014
by Zignd Go to last post
5 205
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Scoreboard Custom Title Changing Color?

For my friend who owns a server, I am trying to find out how to get the custom titles to change color on the scoreboard. The current scoreboard that is being used is the BF4 Scoreboard from codehire (http://coderhire.com/scripts/view/736) I have seen this...

27th April 2014
by {MT7} Ethan Go to last post
0 191
Games
 

solved Garry's Mod Server Nav File Problem

Map: gm_construct Messages: The nav file is wrong or something(1) The nav file is wrong or something(3) The nav file is wrong or something(4) OS:Windows 8 This is for my server. I've tried looking at multiple threads, can someone please help?

26th April 2014
by Nilwickplays Go to last post
7 416
Lua
 

solved Creating a NPC Ent then editing it?

function spawn_civ() local ent = ents.Create("npc_citizen") -- This creates our citizen ent ent:SetPos( Vector(561.698181, 558.216614, -84.039719)) -- This positions it where we want. ent:Spawn() end concommand.Add("spawn_ai", spawn_civ) If I...

26th April 2014
by MGCLegend Go to last post
4 132
Lua
 

solved Garbage collection question

Hello everyone, I have a question concering garbage collection and whether or not this userdata object can ever be garbage collected. The code is: function db:RunQuery(query, func) local query = self:query(query); function query.onError(qu,...

26th April 2014
by syl0r Go to last post
5 288
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Pointshop TTT playerdata where is it being stored in server files?

Just like in question I want to copy the database of the actual points in pointshop for each player since I want to reinstall the server but I dont want players to lose what they bought and the points that they had is there a file that stores all this...

26th April 2014
by Pandaman09 Go to last post
2 237
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solved New to server hosting, need some info pertaining to my server telling people they dont have certain maps.

Is there any way to force someone thats join my server to download the map from the workshop instead of simply just telling them 'oh you dont have this map, sorry, you're f*cked' and kick em out?

26th April 2014
by Perfected Go to last post
6 233
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solved Clean Murder Gamemode cl_scoreboard.lua file

Could someone post the cl_scoreboard.lua file without any modifications made, I need it to fix my mistake on something...

26th April 2014
by Netheous Go to last post
1 154
Lua
 

DarkRP Shipment error

I get this error when I join my server: addons/darkrpmodification-master/lua/darkrp_customthings/shipments.lua:18: '}' expected near 'GUN' 1. unknown - addons/darkrpmodification-master/lua/darkrp_customthings/shipments.lua:0 I looked over it and...

26th April 2014
by Bo98 Go to last post
1 130
Lua
 

Fadmin Not working

Hello My darkrp 2.5 fadmin does not work . There are no errors and I don't know what is wrong ! Please help, thanks .

26th April 2014
by code_gs Go to last post
1 125
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ply:GetPos, ply:SetPos

Hey guys. I've been using ply:GetPos and ply:SetPos. I want people to be able to teleport to somewhere, but the problem is they will all get teleported to the same point. What I did is Get my position, and defining it as a vector, But then at the...

26th April 2014
by MeepDarknessM Go to last post
4 214
Question
 

taunt only for ulx group?

I'm trying to make it so only specific usergroups can use a taunt command. This command works for all players addTaunt("scream", "vo/npc/male01/runforyourlife01.wav", "male") I tried restricting it to only my "mod" group by doing this, but the sound...

26th April 2014
by MrTHC Go to last post
3 294
Lua
 

solved Reward high karma with PS points.

Hi, I am trying to get a script to work, that gives points when a players karma is between to numbers. My problem is, that I cant find a function to hook at to get the players karma. (also I cant find a script ) I thought about somthing like if...

26th April 2014
by Internet1001 Go to last post
8 317
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solved help picking a talbe in lua

I need some sweet assistance. table_one = {808,947,320,228} table_two = {124,122} table_three = {420,448,322} table_four = {208,447,402,546}

26th April 2014
by gravelhunter Go to last post
5 177
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Need to get CSS weapons on my server.

I need css weapons. I have mounted css, and added the CSS weapon addon, but when I try to make the player spawn with the weapons it just has a crowbar? Not sure what the problem is.

26th April 2014
by code_gs Go to last post
5 227
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TTT - Can't hear other players' gun sounds

On my server, when other players fire their weapons, you cannot hear them. But you can hear when you fire your own gun. The exception is the rifle, which you can hear. I looked at the code for the rifle and the sound is formatted like this: ...

26th April 2014
by Bloodwave Go to last post
8 316
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solved Help! Can't get Lua to read player's chat

So, I want to make this code where it puts the '@' symbol before the player's text, but I don't know how to make it so Lua reads the text. For example: If the player types "Hi!" in the DTextEntry of the Derma panel I'm working on, I want it to put...

26th April 2014
by SteamBuck Go to last post
8 264
Lua
 

Ignite with no damage

I was looking through the ignite code for ULX in an effort to remove the damage from ignite so all that would be left are the fire particles following you around, but all I found was that it referenced entitiy:Ignite which I cannot find the code for. Can...

26th April 2014
by Kogitsune Go to last post
1 171
Lua
 

Ignore world lighting

Is there a way to ignore world lighting on say a certain entity? E.g. a big sealed off room prop still receives world light on the inside when it shouldn't.

25th April 2014
by MattJeanes Go to last post
2 168
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solved TTT has been broken since the recent Garrysmod update This thread has images

Hey everybody, recently my GMod server has been broken by the Garrysmod update. Whenever I open the scoreboard, I get a lua error: gamemodes/terrortown/gamemode/vgui/sb_row.lua:168: attempt to call field 'GetPlayerText' (a nil value) 1....

25th April 2014
by Noric Go to last post
4 180
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solved DarkRP Ammo Lua error (another one)

ERROR] addons/darkrpmodification/lua/darkrp_customthings/ammo.lua:119: '=' expected near 'more' 1. unknown - addons/darkrpmodification/lua/darkrp_customthings/ammo.lua:0 Im getting this error for no reason. Ammo.lua ...

25th April 2014
by UltimateTR Go to last post
2 156
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TTT Server Doors/Switches Broken!

I'll try to explain this as good as possible! My TTT server has been up with no problems for at least 5 months. The maps with doors, buttons, and levers that all need to be pushed by the button E are all broken. This is not my fault i'm sure of it. Right...

25th April 2014
by Acecool Go to last post
6 253
Request
 

solved Recruiting a developer.

Hello. I am currently running a Garrys Mode Dark RP community, I am looking for a coder to join me and help me work on the code base and customising and building the game mods. At the moment were in the process of building the community, what Im...

25th April 2014
by tzahush Go to last post
2 151
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TTT Scoreboard modification (problem with different resolutions)

Hi guys, I managed to modify the scoreboard to look like this: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=252930013 But someone told me that the scoreboard looks weird for him, like that:...

25th April 2014
by DeadCorpse Go to last post
2 146
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Server Name Question

Hello, I own a murder server and I have seen people with multiple server names for example 'Garry's Mod | Murder | Test 1' then if you refresh the server listings it would be 'Garry's Mod | Murder | Test 2' Withought the server being restarted... Does...

25th April 2014
by SarahKerrigan Go to last post
13 501
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Help! Attempt to index global swep(a nil value) This thread has images

I've been spending my last hour trying to figure out what I've been doing wrong. I'm following the "Your first scripted weapon" guide on maurits.tv but I keep getting that error. I created a chair_thrower folder in weapons and created shared.lua but...

25th April 2014
by iNothing Go to last post
12 313
Question
 

Is there a command to overlap two textures on top of each other on an object?

Is there a command to overlap two textures on top of each other on an object? I feel like there is some way to do this because you can spray decals on walls and stuff. I am trying to make it where If I have one texture I can simply apply another...

25th April 2014
by bran92don Go to last post
7 263
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solved Force system issue

Hey again people, so after solving my levelup/sqlite issues, I fell on a new one for my force system . Please take note that I'm still fairly new to lua so any help would be greatly appreciated! EDIT: Been playing around with the code. If I try to...

25th April 2014
by Captain Spark Go to last post
5 232
C++
 

Writing C++ modules: what does VAC care about? This thread has images

I've started writing C++ modules for gmod recently and I'm interested in learning how to use sig scanning to hook into inturnal functions controlling stuff like networking etc (really just the joy of being able to mold any part of gmod to my will for no...

25th April 2014
by zerothefallen Go to last post
32 1,401
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solved FastDL and Linux

Hey, So atm I'm trying to get the files on the server to download to the client. Both the server and fastdl are running linux and the maps are downloading perfectly but when it comes to other things (materials, models etc.) Here is my resources.lua...

25th April 2014
by code_gs Go to last post
1 162
Question
 

Domain Resolved to IP

On the server lists, domains are resolved to IPs. Is there a way to change this behavior serverside, so that clients have to resolve the domain to an IP every time, in case of IP changes? What I mean is, if I'm hosting from garry.swag.com, with an IP...

25th April 2014
by OzymandiasJ Go to last post
6 378
Stupid
 

solved Event on ulx loaded?! or something

Hello everyone. I need to override ulx.votemap2 function, but i don't want do it in ulx folder. I need it in another addon folder. EG: /addons/myaddon/lua/autorun/override.lua function ulx.votemap2( calling_ply ) ---blah blah blah end

25th April 2014
by Koji6ac9H Go to last post
3 205
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HatsChat

Hey, I have hatschat ChatBox, and gets replaced with Messing up ULX commands. Any ideas on how to fix it? Thanks.

25th April 2014
by Willox Go to last post
9 356
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Sb_teal.lua script error

Anytime the scoreboard gets opened i get this error ---- Unlike sandbox, we have teams to deal with, so here's an extra panel in the ---- hierarchy that handles a set of player rows belonging to its team. include("sb_row.lua") local function...

25th April 2014
by code_gs Go to last post
1 312
Lua
 

solved Limit Buys On Pointshop Items

As the title clearly states, I want to know/learn the code for this particular idea. I have seen a server do this before with a certain item in the pointshop called "Traitor" or "Traitor Round". I am a Lead Administrator and Developer of a Trouble in...

25th April 2014
by Oiramax Go to last post
3 223
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Fretta Error

local PANEL = {} function PANEL:Init() self:SetSkin( GAMEMODE.HudSkin ) self:ParentToHUD() self.ControlCanvas = vgui.Create( "Panel", self ) self.ControlCanvas:MakePopup() self.ControlCanvas:SetKeyboardInputEnabled( false )

25th April 2014
by NiandraLades Go to last post
7 238
Question
 

Is this a weapon glitch?

I was coding a weapon earlier and it works , but when I try and use SWEP:DrawHUD() it is using the default value I set previously. Here is an example to give a better explanation. Example: Weapon spawns SWEP.Value =""

25th April 2014
by bran92don Go to last post
6 236
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solved SQLite/levelup system issues.

So I've decided to keep on working on my gamemode, and I basically took the sqlite tutorial from http://maurits.tv/data/garrysmod/wiki/wiki.garrysmod.com/indexb23a.html I've been messing around trying to make a levelup system. Now the problem is...

25th April 2014
by Captain Spark Go to last post
11 245
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Half of my DarkRP Addons Aren't Mounting at all. This thread has images

I'm having a problem with certain addons not mounting, no matter what I try. The following picture shows the two addons that aren't working for me (Crash Recovery should be marked Red): (Edit: I got PAC to work by adding it via Workshop) The two...

25th April 2014
by code_gs Go to last post
6 241
Question
 

Create a new ulx group using luarun.

I know this is an usually way to do it, but would be much helpful if you could tell me how to do it. I am not the very best at ulx luarun, but my guess would be something like ulx luarun function ULib.ucl.addGroup(test user) Thanks

25th April 2014
by YourStalker Go to last post
3 291
Lua
 

GetSequenceActivity() returning -1 on clients for custom models. This thread has images

I have a custom model, animated with the gmod playermodel animations, with extra custom animations added to it. I have activities for these animations, so I can use model:GetSequenceActivity(model:LookupSequence( "block" )) When I host a server or...

24th April 2014
by Varen Go to last post
1 165
Request
 

GMod Tower SWEPS

Guys, I need someone to make these into SWEPS, the models can be Found in GMod tower Virus base content (On the Workshop) And the sounds can be found in GAMEBANANA http://www.gmtower.org/index.php?p=g...us&tab=weapons Thanks, -Spike (User was...

24th April 2014
by Acecool Go to last post
1 205
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solved DarkRP Problems about Ammo's.

Hello guys im getting error like that addons/darkrpmodification/lua/darkrp_customthings/ammo.lua:77: ')' expected (to close '(' at line 70) near 'DarkRP' 1. unknown - addons/darkrpmodification/lua/darkrp_customthings/ammo.lua:0 What should i do. ...

24th April 2014
by UltimateTR Go to last post
2 200
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Questions regarding Linux Debian and using windows gmod files on it, please help!

Hi, im about to purchase a VPS from this company. Here is the company anyway with the packages; http://afterburst.com/unmetered-vps Also, i have made my server on my home PC (Uses windows 7) and was planning to transfer it over to the VPS but they use...

24th April 2014
by Sam499 Go to last post
4 218
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Help fixing error

So i am getting this error on one of my murder servers can anyone help me figure out what is causing it, it happens at the beginning of every round. addons/pointshop-master/lua/cl_player_extension.lua:70: bad argument #1 to 'ClientsideModel' (string...

24th April 2014
by Acecool Go to last post
3 133
Lua
 

Side to side leaning

I was thinking about it, and thought side to side leaning would be a cool tactical feature, however the execution be interesting. Anyone have a method to go about this? To be more specific lets say we used our q and e keys to lean left or right, and...

24th April 2014
by kila58 Go to last post
6 325
Request
 

Vehicle noclip glitch fix

Hello everyone, I have a simple request for a bug fix involving vehicles in garrysmod. Many people have been exploiting a glitch on my friends Dark RP server where they're able to gain noclip by exiting a vehicle and deleting it, while it's moving...

24th April 2014
by [PGN] Tigster Go to last post
9 1,409
Lua
 

Lua Errors?

I have been staring at this code all day and I cannot find the lua errors! addons/join and leave message/lua/autorun/cl_player.lua:6: unexpected symbol near ',' 1. unknown - addons/join and leave message/lua/autorun/cl_player.lua:0 // Coded...

24th April 2014
by Acecool Go to last post
7 363
Stupid
 

Why doesn't my gamemode folder exist on the client?

] lua_run a,b = file.Find("applejack*", "LUA") print(b, file.Exists("applejack", "LUA")) > a,b = file.Find("applejack*", "LUA") print(b, file.Exists("applejack", "LUA"))... applejack true ] lua_run_cl a,b = file.Find("applejack*", "LUA") print(b,...

24th April 2014
by Lexic Go to last post
8 296
Lua
 

solved Cant access variable in SWEP?

Im editing the lockpick in DRP (the shared.lua file obviously) and I have added a variable at the top of the file like so: if SERVER then SWEP.SpeedOfPick = 30 end Then at the bottom of the file I have a netmessage receive function like so: ...

24th April 2014
by Acecool Go to last post
2 183
Lua
 

DarkRP 2.4 Cant move propss

In my darkrp no one can move props. You try to physgun them and it looks like there just welded. This is really annoying does anyone know how to fix this?

24th April 2014
by Sm63 Go to last post
13 439
Question
 

GMod Tower SWEPs

Guys, I need help... I've been looking for these sweps EVERYWHERE, http://www.gmtower.org/index.php?p=gamemodes&gm=virus&tab=weapons They must exist, I found some of them. Specifically I am looking for the -9mm -Flak gun -Sonic Shotgun

24th April 2014
by Spikesathome Go to last post
2 217
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Lua

Lua Just Confuses me alot ive already saw the post of the lua guide but it doesn't make sense. (User was banned for this post ("crap thread" - postal))

24th April 2014
by code_gs Go to last post
1 143
Help
 

DarkRP Job Help.

Hello FP! On my DRP server I have a job which sell WAC Aircraft. I have tired both adding the aircraft under entities and under vehicles. If I add it under entities, it does spawn, but it acts like a prop. There is no WAC hud and the textures look...

24th April 2014
by Redzombie18 Go to last post
0 153
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Weapons glitch (help!)

Whenever I buy a weapon shipment and press e the weapon doesn't drop. It floats and says "Amount 0" on it. I don't know what I did wrong?

24th April 2014
by Mr.Mezzy Go to last post
2 151
Humor
 

High Slot dDark RP Server

I have seen a few high slot DarkRP servers. Some up to 90 players. I run a successful 32 slot server and I am wanting to upgrade. Not running many addons just stuff that is needed. Tidied it all up as much as I can with my knowledge however I still get...

24th April 2014
by >>oubliette<< Go to last post
30 899
Lua
 

2 Quick problems with frags *Help*

Hi all I have two pieces of code which have been bugging me for a while. One I cannot figure out a solution too. The other needs optimizing but I can't figure out how to do it. Any help is greatly appreciated. local mostkills = -1 local winrar for k,v...

23rd April 2014
by DubyxD Go to last post
7 215
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Set Visibility of players for certain players

Hi all, Is there a way to set a player's visibility only for certain players? For example, players on the same team can see each other, while the other team can't see them. I can't seem to figure this out. Thanks

23rd April 2014
by vexx21322 Go to last post
1 193
Lua
 

M9K and pointshop? ( 2 Last )

So I downloaded the M9K ttt addon for my server, and added the Barret .50cal to the pointshop as a test. Whenever I buy it though it doesn't give it to me. Any ideas why?

23rd April 2014
by BFG9000 Go to last post
68 1,138
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solved Workshop addons won't suddenly load? "Collection has no children"

Getting this error on my server when I boot it up after a restart Collection has no children: { "response": { "result": 1, "resultcount": 0, "collectiondetails": } }

23rd April 2014
by Acecool Go to last post
5 481
Lua
 

Initializing TTT error

I have not added anything. why would it error like this? Client "Fiskie" connected (192.168.86.1:27006). Writing cfg/banned_user.cfg. TTT initializing convar settings... Lua Error: Error: Scripted Entity weapon_ttt_m16 couldn't be created! No Base...

23rd April 2014
by code_gs Go to last post
4 241
Help
 

Problems with View Models This thread has images

Hi, I'm having a problem with View Models. See the below screenshots:

23rd April 2014
by LUAJamie Go to last post
7 184
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Mod request This thread has images

Since I did not know where to put the thread in which compartment of the forum I thought I'd write it in here. The following. I hope the following car mods. A bus, a Mercedes minibus 0818. images:

23rd April 2014
by Acecool Go to last post
3 225
Lua
 

[WIP] Assassin's creed hidden blade This thread has images

the model is not mine, but the lua yes (in part, my friend adrygm10 helped me a lot with the lua) original model: http://www.gamebanana.com/skins/63714 video and a screenshot:

23rd April 2014
by Robotboy655 Go to last post
10 2,390
Steam
 

Why are my Workshop Addon does not work?

I packed all the ragdolls to one addon (eg. In the folder I threw from players folder to players). Then I learned that my addon does not work. I don't know why.

23rd April 2014
by Olek6043 Go to last post
5 332
Lua
 

SWEP Problem

Hey, so i'm about %90 done with my first ever swep and in my opinion it's coming out great! But, there is one small problem, the gun world model shows up in my crotch area! I googled around a bit and found nothing related to my problem. Here is my...

23rd April 2014
by buu342 Go to last post
3 159
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solved self:GetOwner() on a thrown entity.

So I am trying to make it so when I throw an entity out of a swep, that entity has "memory" of who throw it. This is because I'm trying to make it so that when the entity physics collide with another player, there is a 0.3 second timer before the player...

23rd April 2014
by Acecool Go to last post
3 204
Help
 

solved 'OnExpanded' callback for DCollapsibleCategory?

Hey, I was wondering if there is a change callback for the DCollapsibleCategory object. OnChanged, DoClick, OnClick, OnChange, OnValueChange, etc. don't work. Currently I have a shitty workaround where I store the previous 'IsExpanded' value in a...

23rd April 2014
by CallMePyro Go to last post
7 223
Help
 

DarkRP Server Help

So there are a couple of things I need help with... I am trying to make several things for my DarkRP server (BrokenDarkRP) 1. I am trying to make an automatic payment system. When someone makes a donation it will automatically give them the donator...

23rd April 2014
by Acecool Go to last post
1 185
Question
 

Theory help.

Hello Facepunch. I am planning to improve my programming skills and by that I need some challenging stuff. I'm thinking about making a ingame bitcoin miner where you mine, exchange or buy directly for bitcoins. The thing is that its an different...

23rd April 2014
by BayLife Go to last post
6 271
Help
 

Tell help

Hey there im on darkrp 2.5 and i wanna change the color of yell because its the color of the team i can change it for OOC and other things but not this i can do it with this. This is the command local function Yell(ply, args) local DoSay =...

23rd April 2014
by Jvesche Go to last post
4 133
Help
 

Why is the workshop shit?

I'm trying to have clients download a workshop adding with resource.AddWorkshop();. It always shows it downloading when you connect but there's only a low chance it'll actually mount and you'll see the content. Of course, If you manually subscribe to the...

23rd April 2014
by Acecool Go to last post
10 457
Lua
 

Entity not spawning on server start?

I have made a script and put it into my lua/autorun/server/ with the contents: hook.Add("InitPostEntity", "initMother", function() print("spkoaspkopoasfkopfkopfaopkopksafkopaffokpaskopfakopskoapkospafokpsaopksakopfkofpaskopasfkofpashi hi bai") --...

23rd April 2014
by Acecool Go to last post
5 166
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FA:s 2.0 Alpha SWEPS attatchments question

I am just wondering how I add the FA:S 2.0 Alpha SWEPS Attatchments to my darkrp gun dealer.

23rd April 2014
by code_gs Go to last post
3 138
Lua
 

Free Look Lock

I'm trying to write a script that when you hold a set bind, it acts like the Arma series free look feature. It enables you to turn your head while walking/running forwards. This is the Arma feature in action: Hopefully the end result will be...

23rd April 2014
by Acecool Go to last post
13 262
Lua
 

3rd Person Camera (mmo style)

Hi coders I've come up with this code here that gives a 3rd person style camera like some mmo's. (courtesy of Blasphemy for some of the code) I was hoping you might be able to help me with a couple of issues: -I'd like presses of the A and D keys to...

23rd April 2014
by Acecool Go to last post
4 385
Help
 

solved Pointshop Jihad Sounds.

I have seen multiple servers that have allowed VIP's to buy a custom jihad sound in pointshop so that instead of playing the lalalalala sound it plays the sound they bought from the pointshop. How would I set this up so that when you equip the sound in...

23rd April 2014
by _Jacob Go to last post
5 306
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Headshot Round

I have a headshot custom round on my server, but there is a bug that spectators have deagles during the round, like everyone else, and they can SHOOT everyone. How would I make it so when the deagles are given out it ignores the spectator team? I was...

22nd April 2014
by JetBoom Go to last post
4 209