Optimising GMod

For the last few days I’ve been trying to squeeze more performance out of GMod. I’ve been looking for slow areas, bottlenecks, over-called hooks. To do this I’ve recorded a demo and played it back u..

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Texture Filtering

Something has annoyed me in GMod for years. You know how when people draw text, or a HTML panel in the world it looks all pixelly? Well yeah that’s annoyed me. So I took 5 minutes to add these funct..

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Toybox Torrent

So, I had the toybox stuff downloading in the background yesterday.. and it finished some time yesterday. All together the content is 36GB. That includes 21GB of maps, **2GB **of models, **10GB **of..

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Snack Chair

I love eating, I love frazzles, nik nacks, monster munch, apple turnovers, rhumbarb crumble, black pudding, raw sausages, boiled eggs, shortbread. I love all kinds of snacks. But I realised somethin..

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Coffee Shirt

Earlier in the week I was waiting for a parcel to be delivered. When it came I answered the door, signed for it, and said thanks to the guy. As he was leaving I saw he gave me a funny look. When I w..

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Crash Dump

Does anyone know of any sites or services that process crash dumps for your programs? It seems like things could be a lot better in this area. Google Breakpad has pretty much become the standard cra..

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LuaJIT

In GMod13 we’ve switched over to LuaJIT. This is something that people have requested for a few years, but I’ve resisted due to some incompatibilities. So here’s what you need to know. Benefits LuaJ..

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Thanks EU

I don’t know how we used to browse the web without having to close a warning about cookies on every website we visit.

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New Office

I don’t think I mentioned that we’re moving offices. Our current office is in Walsall town center on the 10th floor of a 12 floor building. We’ve been there for a few years now. It’s way too big for..

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