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2 years ago#1
I got 10 dollars, And i plan to buy Garry's Mod. However, It says i need a Source engine game. But, Valve released a free Source SDK on Steam. If i download that, Will i be able to play Garry's Mod?
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2 years ago#2
You don't need a source game to play, but most of the modes will be missing textures or whatever. I'd buy Garry's mod and Counter strike source.
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2 years ago#3
StormKMD posted...
You don't need a source game to play, but most of the modes will be missing textures or whatever. I'd buy Garry's mod and Counter strike source.


Sadly i absolutely no extra cash.
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2 years ago#4
Steam has a Thanksgiving sale where they will be 2.50 each. If they don't come on sale then (which I doubt), then they'll be on sale during the Winter sale next month.
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2 years ago#5
StormKMD posted...
You don't need a source game to play, but most of the modes will be missing textures or whatever. I'd buy Garry's mod and Counter strike source.


Does TF2 or source filmmaker come with most of the basic textures/models for source games?

That said TC, you may be better off just waiting for a sale, for example, the Valve complete collection can go quite cheap along with a few other compatible games.
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2 years ago#6
betatech posted...
StormKMD posted...
You don't need a source game to play, but most of the modes will be missing textures or whatever. I'd buy Garry's mod and Counter strike source.


Does TF2 or source filmmaker come with most of the basic textures/models for source games?

That said TC, you may be better off just waiting for a sale, for example, the Valve complete collection can go quite cheap along with a few other compatible games.


I think it does come with the textures, And i will probably wait until the sale and get it with Counter-Strike Source so i can get Multiplayer.
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2 years ago#7
Counterstrike is needed for a lot of mods, so the Gmod/CS:S bundle is the best way to go. However, I do suggest getting the Orange Box at some point as well. Great games and it should add even more to Gmod.
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