Garry's Mod (GMod, Garrys Mod...) for PC is one of the most popular indie games in history. It's an online sandbox where players can create almost any game modes and share them with the thousands of available servers. GMod, which currently is at version 14, requires payment, but the content generated by its users can be downloaded for free from the Steam Workshop.
A new definition of the concept of "infinite"
Instead of making a list of possible activities in Garry's Mod, what about creating a list of things you CAN'T do? Let's see:
Exactly. There are no limits in Gary's Mod, there are no impossibles, there is no "no" word. You are looking at history's most literal sandbox. You can create missions, constructions or even short films for YouTube. Are you missing a texture or character for your latest great idea? You can create it yourself inside the game, or download materials shared by users.
If you are a user with little experience in computers and programming Garry's Mod will interest you because it lets you download free maps, mods and addons created by its users. There are all kinds of contents: maps that tell a story, maps that look like terror games, scenic maps (so you can set up your own story).
From Garry's Mode you can access a large quantity of online servers that include a whole bunch of minigames and possibilities. You can play soccer, you can sign up for karting races or just engage in role-playing games with other users as if you were in a heroic fantasy world. Everything is possible in Gmod.
You will find endless amounts of fun and mementos at the Steam Workshop. Do you want weapons? Download Customizable Weaponry 2.0. Do you want bombs? Look for GBombs 5.0. Do you want airplanes? Look in the WAC Community. Do you want cars? Download the TDM Cars or the LW Cars.
A slightly outdated mod
The graphics hide good news and bad news. The engine used by Garry's Mod is Source Engine, which was used in games like Half Life 2 or Counter Strike Source. This engine goes back to 2004, although it will work perfectly on any computer. The problem is that the graphics are outdated. That's the price you have to pay if you want to enjoy this sandbox, especially if we take into account that if the game had better graphics it would slow down as soon as you installed a few addons.
Garry's Mod requires some extra learning time to understand its interface, whether you want to create addons or use addons from other people. But the time invested will be worthwhile. Once you're underway, hundreds of hours of fun will be waiting for you.
Let your imagination fly
Garry's Mod is not a game: it's all the games you want. The only limits are set by your imagination and that of the rest of the community. We are not exaggerating. Download Garry's Mod and within a couple of hours your Addon folder will be taking up almost all the available space on your hard disk.