How to Make a Movie in Gmod

Garry's Mod (also known as Gmod) is a popular add-on for games in the Half-Life series. Gmod allows you to build you own custom worlds, create machines and obstacles, and film your own videos. It has become a very popular phenomenon on video sharing sites. Gmod allows just about anyone to create a funny video full of explosions, silliness and destruction.

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Gmod movies have become very popular on video sharing websites.

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Launch Gmod and put all of your characters and props into position. Begin recording by opening the console menu, typing "record [FILE NAME]," and pressing Enter, replacing [FILE NAME] with the name of the movie you wish to record. The console menu can be opened and closed by pressing the "~" key.

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Open the console menu again when you are ready to finish recording. Type "stop" and press Enter to stop the recording and save your movie.

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Type "startmovie [FILE NAME]" in the console menu and press Enter. When asked what compression method you would like to use when converting the video, choose "Uncompressed." Type "playdemo [FILE NAME]" and press Enter to begin converting the video file from Gmod's format to the standard AVI format.

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Open the folder "C:\Program FilesSteam\SteamApps\username\Gmod" and locate an AVI file with the name you previously entered.