DDoS: PlayerGate is here

November 25, 2020

Different attacks, different issues We categorize attacks into two primary categories. Layer 7 and Layer 4 – which we’ll refer to as L7 and L4 in the rest of this post. L4: Network Layer L4 attacks aim to bring a server down by basically overloading its connection to the internet. For example, if a server […]

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How to generate a GSLT for Gmod

May 4, 2020

Garry’s Mod now basically requires servers to set their GSLT (game server login token) for their server to show up on the server browser. This post will walk you through the steps to generate a GSLT & set it on your Crident server. Getting your GSLT from Valve Start by going to this page and […]

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Is AMD better than Intel for gmod servers?

January 29, 2020

A common question we get about our gmod server hosting is “Will I get better performance on AMD or Intel”, so let’s unpack that a little bit. Gmod is single threaded It’s important to remember gmod is pretty much entirely single threaded, like most source games. This means you should be mostly focused on single […]

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AMD 3800x vs Intel i7 7700k

January 27, 2020

Conclusion The AMD CPU provided just over a 33% improvement vs the Intel CPU’s for single threaded workloads. For multi-threaded workloads we would expect improvements far beyond that. Averaging the i7 results gives a computation time of 6.55ns in this task, with the GMC machine coming in slowest (notably, with Hyper Threading disabled on this […]

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AMD Servers Soon TM

January 14, 2020

We’re excited to announce that over the coming month we’re going to be launching a new lineup on our Source range, using the new AMD Ryzen 7 3800x. This will compliment our i7 7700k range, starting hopefully in the UK, with the USA following shortly after that. In preparation for this, we started listing the […]

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Alternate Theory on Garry’s Mod posts

December 14, 2019

Some people have been speculating that the recent Garry’s Mod tweets are a build-up for Facepunch to release their new S&box game. But could it be something else?! Some people think that the time of the posts indicates there is going to be a final announcement or release of Sbox on the 26th. However we […]

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Onset now available!

December 13, 2019

Onset, the new Sandbox game has just been released! This much anticipated game aims to offer a framework for roleplay communities. Including a Lua API, some say this game is going to be a replacement for Garry’s Mod. We’re not personally sure about that – but we will be offering Onset Server Hosting to our […]

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Is Facepunch teasing a Sbox release?

December 12, 2019

Recently the Garry’s Mod twitter got active. Really active. There’s a lot of speculation that Facepunch is teasing the Sbox release currently through some ominous posts on the Garry’s Mod twitter. Some people are pointing to Laylads twitter as even more reason to believe this, as he has recently been liking these tweets. This isn’t […]

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Onset Game: the next big thing?


What’s up gamers, some of you have probably heard of a new kid on the block, Onset releasing tomorrow on the 13th of December. What’s Onset? For those of you that haven’t heard of it, Onset is aiming to be a sandbox/roleplay framework game. It’s built on Unreal Engine, and development started in 2017. It’s […]

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What happened to the S&box Discord?!

December 10, 2019

Recently the S&box Discord disappeared in classic Facepunch style, with almost no communication. The Discord was made after an unofficial server for S&box had a few sketchy events. Some are concerned this is an indicator that S&box isn’t going to release, but this isn’t the case. The official discord was simply deleted because Garry thought […]

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