S&box Gameplay & Content

Everything we currently know about S&box

This list has fallen behind. Join my S&box discussion forum or watch my YouTube videos to see all screenshots and videos that have been released by Facepunch.

S&box, or Garry’s Mod 2 (GMOD 2), is a new Sandbox game developed by Facepunch Studios, the same people who created Garry’s Mod and Rust.

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Essentials

  • Engine – Unreal Engine
  • Project state – Prototype
  • Started on – August 2016
  • Release date – Not yet announced
  • Beta date – Not yet announced
  • Official website
  • Development discord

Modding

  • Gameplay scripting
    • C#
    • Asynchronous operations
    • RPC networking
      • [Client]
      • [Server]
      • [Multicast]
      • [Replicate]
  • UI scripting (Coherent UI)
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • Javascript
    • Vue.js
  • Load & hotload custom shaders
  • Importing
    • HTTP asset streaming
    • User-defined asset importers
    • Pre-made importers:
      • Source Engine
      • GTA: San Andreas
      • GTAV
      • Rust
      • Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory
  • Mapping
    • In-game editor inspired by Source 2’s Hammer Editor.
    • Implemented as a gamemode
      • Map Editor source code should be available to extend & modify

Gameplay

  • Multiplayer
  • Out of box gamemodes:
    • Deathmatch
    • Suicide Barrels
    • Wipeout
    • Undisclosed Dice game
  • Bhop/air acceleration movement mechanic
  • Keybinds & console similar to Source Engine
  • Voxel features

Misc

  • Web console
  • In-game console
    • Auto-complete
  • Light probes
  • Render targets
  • User-defined pivot points
Source Facepunch Studios