1. Post #1
    MadDog986's Avatar
    March 2008
    304 Posts
    Save your contraptions to the map! Save whatever you want to the map, even after crashes!

    The Persistent Props keep physics, can be interacted with (or frozen), and even be damaged. If a prop is "removed" it will respawn after only a few seconds. Once saved the props will always be in their place. In short, you are creating a "Duped Contraption" that is automatically spawned on the server.

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    How to use:
    - Select "Persistent Props" tool.
    - Left Click: Selects the prop and all connected props. Click on an existing prop and it saves the changes.
    - Right Click: Removes the single prop.
    - Reload: Refreshes the props.
    - Shift + Reload: Removes all Persistent Props from the map.

    Tips:
    - If you select a prop before its frozen, it will remain unfrozen. If you select or update a prop while its frozen, it will stay that way.
    - Only admins can use the tool. Admins can interact (move props) while holding the Shift key. This prevents accidental moving of the props.
    - Prop changes are saved every 30 minutes. So if you add stuff (weld, nocollide etc) those props will become part of the Persistent Props.

    Note:
    This addon is still pretty new and it is updated often. If you find bugs please contact me so i can fix them asap.
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  2. Post #2
    garry's Avatar
    September 2001
    12,435 Posts
    Oh man I was just about to start exploring something like this!
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  3. Post #3
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    October 2007
    506 Posts
    Nothing wrong with adding an official implementation ;)
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  4. Post #4
    Dennab
    December 2006
    1,979 Posts
    Cool stuff, reminds me of how I used vmfloader and map-specific scripts in the GMod 9 days to create default stuff in certain levels on my server :P
    Suggestion (maybe already added): a server cvar that changes the save interval in minutes.
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  5. Post #5
    ClockSmasher's Avatar
    December 2010
    38 Posts
    Sorry, I don't get it. No need for saves, then?
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  6. Post #6
    MadDog986's Avatar
    March 2008
    304 Posts
    Sorry, I don't get it. No need for saves, then?
    MadDog posted:
    Save your contraptions to the map! Save whatever you want to the map, even after crashes!
    This saves the things you want to the map. It doesn't save everything.

    Example: Someone could use this tool to save props that they used to furnish a house in a map. When the map is reloaded those props will still be in the same place.
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  7. Post #7
    nexbr's Avatar
    March 2011
    112 Posts
    This saves the things you want to the map. It doesn't save everything.

    Example: Someone could use this tool to save props that they used to furnish a house in a map. When the map is reloaded those props will still be in the same place.
    Can you put back on Workshop? when the GM13 was released all Workshop files was deleted.
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