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How to Set Up Automatic Content Downloading for Garry’s Mod Players

Last modified on 13 March 2024 in Garry's Mod
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Spartak Itskovich

Spartak Itskovich

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How to Download Content

The article provides instructions on how to enable automatic content download for Garry's Mod servers, which are often created with various modifications available on the internet and the Steam Workshop. If you've downloaded any content for your server, it's important to configure automatic downloads for future players connecting to your server.


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How to enable automatic downloads

1) Navigate to the game panel, open the console, and shut down the server.

GODLIKE game panel console

server settings

2) Go to the file manager and open the workshop.lua file, located at: garrysmod/lua/autorun/server/


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GODLIKE game panel file manager

Garry's mod server configuration

3) In this file, add the line: resource.AddWorkshop("ModificationID"). That's it.


To find the Modification ID from the Steam Workshop, look at the list of numbers in the link to a specific modification. Copy and paste them into the workshop.lua file.

Now you know how to set up automatic content downloads and can invite new players to your fantastic server. Play together with GODLIKE.

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