Funding Suspended Funding for this project was suspended on May 10, 2013.

Update #6

A conversation about Garry's Mod

6 comments
Hey all,

We've been getting a lot of questions (and concerns) about the GMOD brand and I'm here to provide some answers. I know that the Garry's Mod community is frustrated and I'd like them to know that we are working to make things right.

We've been using GMOD as a product and website since back in 2005 when I first started the company. At the time few people had heard of Garry's Mod. When Garry's Mod started attracting more popularity and people began to abbreviate it as GMod, the only issue was the reduction in Google results.

I thought that our KickStarter campaign would help draw a distinction between our product and Garry's Mod, not create a controversy.

I want to let you know that our whole team has been nonstop brainstorming options over the past several days. Rest assured that we want nothing more than to promote great modders like Garry Newman. We are looking for a solution that works out best for everyone.


Skylar Kreisher

CEO, Olympus Games  

  • Video-239266-h264_high
    Play
    00:00
    00:00

Comments

Funding for this project was suspended by Kickstarter and comments are closed on project updates. For more on project suspension, please see our FAQ.

    1. Olympus_games_-_square.small

      Creator Olympus Games on May 9, 2013

      Just to be clear to everyone - we are not in any way using a legal approach with the Garry's Mod situation.

      http://www.vg247.com/2013/05/08/gmod-creator-if-a-lawsuit-is-the-only-other-option-left-we%E2%80%99d-rather-rebrand/

      Forget the name - We just want to focus on getting funded so we can get our tech out so people can start using it!

    2. Fb_profile_picture.small

      Creator Amund Bugge on May 8, 2013

      "The Mod Father" sounds a bit Zeno Clash related to me...

    3. Teal_wallpaper_cube_by_blacktronics.small

      Creator Chris Watson on May 8, 2013

      I agree with Neil Pettitt, The Mod Father would be an amazing name (if you do re-brand).

    4. Missing_small

      Creator Neil Pettitt on May 8, 2013

      How about calling it 'the Mod Father' ? I don't think that's been taken yet?

    5. Olympus_games_-_square.small

      Creator Olympus Games on May 8, 2013

      Great ideas James. If we re-brand we'll definitely be asking you and the rest of the community for suggestions.

    6. Missing_small

      Creator James Meyers on May 8, 2013

      How about ModHub? Or TeraMod? Or OneMod?

201
Backers
$14,688
pledged of $75,000 goal
  • Pledge $5 or more
    You selected

    7 backers

    High Five ============================================================ Includes a SHOUT OUT, a virtual high five because you're awesome + access to the BETA CLIENT. Use all our current features and the ones soon to come...before others. Kinda like a digital hipster (we don't provide black rim glasses).

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $15 or more
    You selected

    5 backers Limited (495 left of 500)

    Early Bird Gmod 365 ============================== ============================== INCLUDES A PREMIUM GMOD SUBSCRIPTION FOR ONE YEAR (starts once we go live) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Backer Icon + Immediate Beta Access + Shout Out.

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $20 or more
    You selected

    1 backer

    Gmod 365 ============================== ============================== INCLUDES A PREMIUM GMOD SUBSCRIPTION FOR ONE YEAR (starts once we go live) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Backer Icon + Immediate Beta Access + Shout Out.

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $25 or more
    You selected

    138 backers Limited (362 left of 500)

    Early Bird Gmod Unbound ============================== ============================== OUR PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION FOR LIFE. No subscription fees, No limitations, Every Client Function, Every Supported Game, Every Future Upgrade, Forever. + KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE FOUNDER ICON AND TITLE. Essentially digital street cred. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Backer Icon + Immediate Beta Access + Shout Out.

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $30 or more
    You selected

    21 backers Limited (19979 left of 20000)

    Gmod Unbound ============================== ============================== OUR PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION FOR LIFE. No subscription fees, No limitations, Every Client Function, Every Supported Game, Every Future Upgrade, Forever. + KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE FOUNDER ICON AND TITLE. Essentially digital street cred. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Backer Icon + Immediate Beta Access + Shout Out.

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $60 or more
    You selected

    6 backers Limited (4994 left of 5000)

    It's dangerous to go alone! Take this. ============================== ============================== Get a SECOND Lifetime Premium Subscription. Happiness is only real when shared (I'm sure I heard that somewhere), so share with your friend. + LISTING IN THE CREDITS. Let your name live on in infamy and glory... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Lifetime Premium Subscription + Kickstarter Exclusive Founder Title and Icon + Beta Access + Backer Icon + Shout Out

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $100 or more
    You selected

    2 backers Limited (4998 left of 5000)

    A New Challenger Approaches... ============================== ============================== CHALLENGE THE STAFF OF OLYMPUS GAMES TO A GAME OF YOUR CHOOSING. All games must be able to be played online. A member of our staff will meet your challenge and may the best player win. A tally of Staff vs Backers will be made available and all games will be streamed live. + Get a THIRD Lifetime Premium Subscriptions + GMOD USB DRIVE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Two Lifetime Premium Subscriptions + Listing in Credits + Kickstarter Exclusive Founder Title and Icon + Beta Access + Backer Icon + Shout Out

    Estimated delivery:
    Add $13 USD to ship outside the US
  • Pledge $250 or more
    You selected

    2 backers All gone!

    Draw me like one of your french girls... at PAX. ============================== ============================== JOIN US AT PAX AND, WHILE THERE, SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ABOUT GAME INNOVATION, MODDING, YOUR FAVORITE COLOR OR ANYTHING INBETWEEN. (*PAX TICKET INCLUDED, travel and lodging expenses are not included.) + CUSTOM CREATED ARTIST AVATAR. Get an avatar of yourself, or your favorite character, by one of our artists. + RARE SWAG BAG. We have a variety of swag, and the rare swag bag is for you. (swag bags will be handed out at PAX, for those unable to attend shipping costs may apply.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Three Lifetime Premium Subscriptions + Listing in Credits + Gmod USB Drive + Play against the Team Challenge + Kickstarter Exclusive Founder Title and Icon + Beta Access + Backer Icon + Shout Out

    Estimated delivery:
    Add $13 USD to ship outside the US
  • Pledge $300 or more
    You selected

    3 backers All gone!

    Olympian...minus all that training...at Pax ============================== ============================== INCLUDES AN EXCLUSIVE KICKSTARTER DEVELOPERS HOODIE + YOUR CHOICE OF A MOD FOR US TO REVIEW. Have our Gshft staff review whatever you mod you choose and then feature it on our network. + LEGENDARY SWAG BAG. We have a variety of swag, and the rare swag bag is for you. (swag bags will be handed out at Pax, for those unable to attend shipping costs may apply.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Three Lifetime Premium Subscriptions + Rare Loot Bag + PAX Ticket + Custom Created Avatar + Listing in Credits + Gmod USB Drive + Play against the Team Challenge + Kickstarter Exclusive Founder Title and Icon + Beta Access + Backer Icon + Shout Out

    Estimated delivery:
    Add $15 USD to ship outside the US
  • Pledge $500 or more
    You selected

    8 backers All gone!

    Elite Olympian at Pax ============================== ============================== JOIN US AT THE LAUNCH PARTY. During PAX, the Gmod Team will be hosting our live launch party and you're invited. (Travel and/or Lodging not included, tickets to PAX will be.) + JOIN THE TEAM ON THE SHOWCASE. Participate in one of our live streams as a guest host, give everyone your feedback, and hang out with the team. Having Skype is a must. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Three Lifetime Premium Subscriptions + Developers Hoodie + Legendary Swag Bag + Rare Loot Bag + PAX Tickets + Custom Created Avatar + Listing in Credits + Gmod USB Drive + Play against the Team Challenge + Kickstarter Exclusive Founder Title and Icon + Beta Access + Backer Icon + Shout Out

    Estimated delivery:
    Add $15 USD to ship outside the US
  • Pledge $950 or more
    You selected

    0 backers Limited (2 left of 2)

    1up ============================== ============================== DETERMINE THE ORDER IN WHICH GAMES ARE SUPPORTED WITH THIS TIER AND BE A PART OF THE DECISION PROCESS. All 1up members will be able to 'up' a game in the queue to the next group to be supported. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Three Lifetime Premium Subscriptions + Invitation to the Launch Party + Join us on a Let's Play + Developers Hoodie + Legendary Swag Bag + Rare Loot Bag + PAX Tickets + Custom Created Avatar + Listing in Credits + Gmod USB Drive + Play against the Team Challenge + Kickstarter Exclusive Founder Title and Icon + Beta Access + Backer Icon + Shout Out

    Estimated delivery:
    Add $15 USD to ship outside the US
  • Pledge $4,500 or more
    You selected

    1 backer Limited (1 left of 2)

    Our VIP Launch Party ============================== ============================== JOIN US IN SEATTLE FOR THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH PARTY. EAT, DRINK, MINGLE, GAME WITH THE MEMBERS OF THE GMOD TEAM AND OUR FRIENDS (You've heard of more than a few of them.) This includes domestic travel and lodging. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Three Lifetime Premium Subscriptions + 1up Package + Join us on a Let's Play + Developers Hoodie + Legendary Swag Bag + Rare Loot Bag + PAX Tickets + Custom Created Avatar + Listing in Credits + Gmod USB Drive + Play against the Team Challenge + Kickstarter Exclusive Founder Title and Icon + Beta Access + Backer Icon + Shout Out

    Estimated delivery:
    Add $15 USD to ship outside the US
  • Pledge $9,800 or more
    You selected

    0 backers Limited (2 left of 2)

    At the end of the yellow brick road.. ============================== ============================== JOIN US IN SEATTLE FOR PAX. (Domestic Travel and Lodging is included). +DINNER WITH THE EXECUTIVE TEAM AND AVAILABLE ADVISERS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Three Lifetime Premium Subscriptions + VIP status at the launch party + 1up Package + Join us on a Let's Play + Developers Hoodie + Legendary Swag Bag + Rare Loot Bag + PAX Tickets + Custom Created Avatar + Listing in Credits + Gmod USB Drive + Play against the Team Challenge + Kickstarter Exclusive Founder Title and Icon + Beta Access + Backer Icon + Shout Out

    Estimated delivery:
    Add $15 USD to ship outside the US
Funding period

- (32 days)