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How to Install StarWarsRP

What is StarWarsRP?

StarWarsRP utilizes the DarkRP framework to create a Star Wars role-playing environment. With thousands of addons, maps, and vehicles available on the Steam store, you can create a custom and unique gameplay experience! StarWarsRP is a fun, entertaining, and unique game mode for your GMod server that many enjoy.

How to Download StarWarsRP

  1. Firstly, download DarkRP
  2. Extract the contents onto your desktop
  3. Rename the folder from “DarkRP-master” to “starwarsrp”
  4. Rename the “darkrp.txt” to “starwarsrp.txt”
  5. Edit the “starwarsrp.txt” to the following:
  1. Go to the gamemode folder
  2. Edit the “cl_init” and “init” to the following:

How to Upload StarWarsRP to Your Game Server

  1. Login to the Iceline Game Panel
  2. Go to File Management
  3. Go to /garrysmod/gamemodes/
  4. Upload the “starwarsrp” folder

How to Install StarWarsRP on Your Game Server

  1. Go to “Configuration”
  2. Go to “Startup Parameters”
  3. Change “sandbox” to “starwarsrp” – This is capital sensitive
  4. Restart your game server.

Facing Any Issues?

If this does not work, pleased check if you have downloaded and configured the DarkRP files and changed it to “StarWarsRP” correctly. Please ensure you have also changed ‘sandbox’ to ‘starwarsrp’ in your game server’s startup parameters. Be careful not to modify or delete any of the core game files, as this may mean you will need to reinstall your entire GMod server!

We suggest using an additional addon called ‘DarkRP Modification’ which allows for easy modification of the GMod game mode. If any errors occur, check the console for the error message and conduct a quick Google search first.

We assure you that other people will have come across the same issue! If you are still unsure of how to fix the errors, feel free to contact our support team here.

 

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How to Set a Password on Your Server

Why Have a Password on Your GMod Server?

Having a password on your GMod server is similar to a whitelist, you can decide who can join your server and whether you only want to play with your friends or not. The password is for those that want to protect their GMod server and develop on the server in peace without the worry of trolls or players joining.

How to Add Password to Your GMod Server

  1. Log in to your control panel
  2. Go to File Management 
  3. Click on the “garrysmod” folder 
  4. Click on the “cfg” folder
  5. Click on “server.cfg”
  6. Go to “line 44”
  7. Add a new line at the bottom with sv_password “passwordhere”
  8. Save the file, and restart your server.

Connect to your server like this: connect ip:port; password yourpassword

Facing Any Issues?

Make sure you have followed this guide properly and checked your console for errors.

When an issue occurs, check the console for an error message, and try googling it first… It’s likely that other people may have come across the same issue! If you are still unsure of how to fix the reoccurring errors, feel free to contact our support team!

 

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How to Setup a Steam Workshop Collection

Why Create a Steam Workshop Collection for Garry’s Mod?

A Steam workshop collection is the fastest and most efficient method to install addons to your GMod server. There are many addons from a range of developers on the Steam workshop. When you have found the addon you want, you can just add it to the collection and restart your GMod server.

How to Create a Steam Workshop Collection

  1. Open your steam client. 
  2. Find your Garry’s Mod, and click on “Workshop”
  3. Click on “Browse” > “Collections”
  4. Create a collection
  5. Select the category “ServerContent”
  6. Save the collection
  7. On the next page, you can subscribe to the “Addons” you want on your server
  8. Once you have added all your favorites ones, click “Save and Continue”
  9. Click on Publish, and select your collection to be “Public”

How to Add Your Workshop Collection to Your GMod Server

  1. Login to your Control panel
  2. Go to “Configuration” > “Startup Parameters”
  3. Head to “Workshop ID”.
  4. Go back to your workshop, copy the link
  5. Copy the link into a document, and copy all the numbers after =
  6. Past all the numbers into your “Workshop ID” and restart the server

Facing Any Issues?

Make sure you have followed this guide properly and checked your console for errors.

When an issue occurs, check the console for an error message, and try googling it first… It’s likely that other people may have come across the same issue! If you are still unsure of how to fix the reoccurring errors, feel free to contact our support team!

 

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How to Add an Admin

What Is an Admin?

An admin is an administrator of your GMod server, they can kick and ban people from the GMod server. We recommend ULX as an admin mod, check our tutorial for installing ULX here.

You can create different groups on your GMod server, so the owner has more permissions than other groups. You should only give administrator powers to people you trust!

How to Create a Group

  1. Log in to your control panel
  2. Go to your console
  3. Type “ulx addgroup <group> [<inherits from>]”

How to Add a Person to Superadmin on Your GMod Server

  1. Log in to your control panel
  2. Go to your console
  3. Type “ulx adduser <player> <group>”

Facing Any Issues?

Make sure you have followed this guide properly and checked your console for errors.

When an issue occurs, check the console for an error message, and try googling it first… It’s likely that other people may have come across the same issue! If you are still unsure of how to fix the reoccurring errors, feel free to contact our support team!

 

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How to Install a Custom Map

Why Install a Map on Your GMod Server?

When first joining a GMod server, you are spawned into the default map Flatgrass. As this world is default and pretty bland, you may want to add your own custom map to your GMod server. This can be done pretty easily whether you are grabbing a map that you found online or if you have created your own map. In this guide, we will be teaching you how you can add a custom map on your GMod server.

How to Upload a Map

  1. Login to your FTP
  2. Go in to “Garry’s Mod” > “maps” 
  3. Upload your files to the “maps” folder.

How to change the map on the server

  1. Login to your Control panel
  2. Go in to “Configuration” > “Startup Parameters”
  3. Change the current map “gm_flatgrass” to your map name.

Facing Any Issues?

Make sure you have followed this guide properly and checked your console for errors.

When an issue occurs, check the console for an error message, and try Googling it first… It’s likely that other people may have come across the same issue! If you are still unsure of how to fix the reoccurring errors, feel free to contact our support team!

 

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How to Add a Custom Gamemode to Your Server

Why Change to a Custom Game Mode?

In Garry’s Mod, one of the best parts of hosting your own GMod server is the ability to use custom game modes. These GMod game modes allow for fun gameplay! You may want to add a game mode you have created yourself or one that you have found online. In the guide, we will be teaching you how to install a custom GMod game mode onto your GMod server.

How to Add Custom Gamemode to Your GMod Server

  1. Open an FTP client such as FileZilla. 
  2. Login to your FTP server. You can find the FTP details in configuration > SFTP Settings on the game panel. 
  3. Navigate and find your servers “Garry’s Mod” folder.
  4. You will need to create a folder named “gamemodes”. 
  5. Drag and drop your custom gamemode files into the “gamemodes” folder.

How to Change Custom Gamemode on Your GMod Server

  1. Log in to your control panel
  2. To the left of the panel, navigate to  “Configuration” > “Startup Parameters”
  3. Change the current gamemode to the name of your custom gamemode.
  4. Save and restart your server.

Facing Any Issues?

If you have followed this guide and are noticing that the game mode is not working correctly, make sure to contact the game-mode developer with the error you are getting. If you have tried this and are still having issues, feel free to contact Iceline Hosting’s support and we will be glad to help you out!

 

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How to Install ULX

What is ULX?

We recommend you use ULX for your GMod server because it’s easy to use and configure. The admin menu in-game is simple and effective for beginners. There are also plenty of commands and works very well with DarkRP.

How to Upload ULX to Your GMod Server

  1. Download ULX here
  2. Login to the Iceline Game Panel
  3. Go to File Management
  4. Go to /garrysmod/
  5. Extract the contents of the ULX zip

Facing Any Issues?

If this does not work, pleased check if you have downloaded the zip from above and extracted the LUA folder correctly into the “garrysmod” folder. Be careful not to modify or delete any of the core game files, as this may mean you will need to reinstall your entire GMod server!

We assure you that other people will have come across the same issue! If you are still unsure of how to fix the errors, feel free to contact our support team here.

 

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