Unclamped Faceposer

By default faces (or ‘flexes’) in the Source engine are clamped to sane levels. This makes sense in the real world, but makes slightly less sense in GMod where we don’t always want people’s faces to..

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The Lottery

I play the lottery twice a week. I spend £8 a week on lottery tickets. That’s over £400 a year. And I’ve never won anything more than £10. So I decide that’s gone on long enough. I’m cancelling my d..

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Poster Screenshots

I had a play around with making poster screenshots today. These are screenshots that are bigger than your screen’s resolution. You’re only really limited by memory. Instead of rendering a screenshot..

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Trade Off Game Dev

We started a Trade Off Game Dev caper in the Programming section of the forums a few days ago and now it’s under way. It works like this. Someone codes something for a day and pass it to the next gu..

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Version 49 Models

Today I got version 49 models working in GMod 13. It involved a bit of hacking around. The problem is I don’t have the source code to the Portal 2 engine so I couldn’t really see what was going on i..

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Improved Shadows

I tweaked some of the flashlight code a week ago – and didn’t really realise how much it improved the rendering until I fired up GMod 12 today. Here’s some comparisons.. I was only trying to change..

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quick tool: bundler

I made a quick tool yesterday to convert a program with a bunch of other required files into a single exe. I did some searching for a similar tool but everything I found was either shareware (the ph..

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Weight Loss

I’ve been trying to lose weight over the last month. And it’s been going well, I think I’ve got it under control. Here’s my weight loss tips. Don’t go crazy Diets are a temporary thing. You’ll never..

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Workshopping

This week I’ve been working on a tool to upload workshop addons for GMod. It’s a pretty simple task but I decide to do it using GWEN.. just to make things a bit more challenging.  Why? Well, it make..

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