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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Is s&box dead?

December 8, 2019

It’s been a while since there have been any updates from Facepunch about Sandbox, which has led quite a few people to think the project might be have been killed by lord Garry. However, even though Facepunch have gone totally quiet on their official channels, it seems like one of the Sbox game developers hasn’t […]

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Debugging server crashing on Garry’s Mod

November 27, 2019

By default we only store the latest runtime console log to avoid customers running up disk space without realising. However sometimes you want to keep your console logs to debug crashes etc. First, you’ll want to enable the debug flag in the startup parameters: When your server crashes it’ll generate the debug.log, and core dump […]

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Bless this mess

October 3, 2019

Over the last 72 hours we’ve had quite an eventful time with our panel! I want to run through what went wrong, and how we are making sure it wont happen again. October 1st 10AM – I got a message informing me that our internal k8s certificates expired, preventing our web nodes from communicating with […]

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Git fetch on startup

August 28, 2019

A few days ago someone was doing something pretty interesting I thought I would share with everyone, and hopefully some people find it useful. Normally if you want your server to automatically update from git you need to set up something like CI. This creative approach simply edits the srcds_run file, adding this to the […]

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