Garry's Mod

How to Install a Custom Map

Why Install a Map on Your Server?

When first joining a Garry’s Mod server, you are spawned into a default map, “flatgrass”. As this world is default and pretty bland, you may want to add your own custom map. This can be done on Garry’s Mod 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 Garry’s Mod 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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