Paying for Mods

There’s a lot of craziness about paid mods, a lot of people who don’t know how they feel. It’s probably no big suprise that I’m all for it. I sold a mod once and everyone was angry that it was happening, until it happened and they got a much better product than they’d have gotten …

Leafblower

A while back I received a parcel. Inside was a leafblower, a steam cleaner and an extension cord. I hadn’t ordered any of these things, but the box was addressed to me. So I assumed someone on the internet sent them me as a joke. A leafblower – because there’s a leafblower hidden in GMod. …

Garry’s Mod is 10 years old

10 years ago I was 22. I was living with my parents. I made a mod for Half-Life 2. It’s funny because I had no idea what I was doing. I didn’t use any source control. If I did something that resulted in a crash and my undo buffer didn’t fix it I ended up …

Selling Out

The whole Minecraft being bought by Microsoft thing is stirring up a lot of anger and stupidity towards pretty much everyone involved. The things that matter on the internet and the things that matter in reality are completely different. Once you start hiring people your whole attitude changes. You’re not just fucking about with your …

One Year On

A year tomorrow Alex was born. You can read more about that here and here. In a lot of ways it seems a lot longer than a year. It’s hard to believe there was a time that he didn’t exist. Looking back it’s incredible to see how much he’s changed. He went from a dark …

I fell out of love with Lua

I used to like Lua a lot and now I don’t. I think anyone intending to add a scripting language to their game/engine should seriously consider using Javascript instead. This opinion isn’t based on anything logical like speed or implementation. Lua has served us really well in Garry’s Mod in terms of both speed and …

Rust Screenshots

Thought it would be fun to put together a bunch of Rust screenshots I have lying around.. Starting with the original browser version all the way up until the modern day experimental version.

Depression

I heard about a friend being depressed the other day. It got me wondering whether I’d ever been really depressed, depressed enough to consider suicide. I don’t think I have, but I think I can understand the feeling. Jobless Loser The most depressed I’ve been was when I was about 17-18. I’d left school and …

How I Upload Stuff

A lot of people ask what I use to capture the videos and images I post in my weekly Rust devblog. The short answer is that I use ShareX. Here’s a longer answer. 1. Install ShareX Go to the website, download, install. 2. Configure Uploaders There’s a shitload of different uploaders you can use. I …