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Hello,

This guide is to assist users in fixing issues revolving around Lua Panic and in particular will go over 5 known ways by the community on how to solve this issue

this guide is a culmination of similar guides created by members of the community and covers the solutions in a more formatted and easy to follow manner

credit for these fixes goes to @Carnifex, @Born and @Brass. If these fixes do not work visit the SUPPORT HUB sub thread and make a thread stating your

issue you are having (preferably with screenshots) and what fixes you have attempted and a member of the community support team will do their best to try

and solve your issue to get you running smoothly. [view here]

 

Sincerely,

Sully

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FIX 1

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STEP 1

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Launch your steam application

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STEP 2

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Enter your steam games library and locate the Garry's Mod game, Once located right click on the game.

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STEP 3

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After you right click on the game file a drop down menu will appear (see below), click on the 'Properties' tab

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STEP 4

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Next select the 'Local Files' tab located on the top of the window

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STEP 5

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Next select the 'Verify Integrity Of Game Files' option. This will restore any missing files from the Garry's mod folder that could be missing.

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STEP 6

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Once the previous step has been complete, restart your computer

STEP 7

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Once the restart is complete, Load up Garry's Mod and try reconnecting to the server to see if the issue has been resolved

 

 

FIX 2

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STEP 1

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Enter your steam games library and locate the Garry's Mod game, Once located right click on the game.

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STEP 2

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After you right click on the game file a drop down menu will appear (see below), click on the 'Properties' tab

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STEP 3

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Next select the 'Set Launch Options' button

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STEP 4

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Type this in +mat_dxlevel 95 (there's a chance that this could work)

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STEP 5

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If you have 4 gigs of ram or 8 gigs of ram try typing these in the set launch options:

For 8 gigs you would put -heapsize 8388608 

For 4 gigs you would put -heapsize 4194304 

 

 

FIX 3

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STEP 1

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Contact an Imperial Gaming Staff Member who is in-game via the Community Teamspeak

Teamspeak Download: https://www.teamspeak.com/en/

Teamspeak Server Address: syd.streamlinegames.com:10012

STEP 2

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Get the staff member to set you back to an ST Recruit while you are trying to load in

STEP 3

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This will cause you to crash one more time due to the error, after the crash attempt to reconnect to the server and the error should most likely be fixed.

STEP 4

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If the issue was not resolved by Step 3 get the staff member to promote you to a storm trooper while your trying to load in again the back to ST Recruit.

 

 

FIX 4

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STEP 1

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Completely uninstall Garry's Mod and all of the contents and addons.

STEP 2

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Reinstall Garry's Mod

STEP 3

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Reconnect To The Server and determine if the fix was effective.

 

 

FIX 5

(MOST RELIABLE)

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STEP 1

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Open Garry's Mod local files
    • Steam - Library - Garry's Mod - *Right Click* - Properties - Local Files - Browse Local Files

    -- Leave that window open for later

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STEP 2

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 Clear Garry's Mod downloads & addons
    • Garry's Mod Local Files - Delete the 'downloads' and the 'addons' folder 

 

This PC > Windows 10 (C:) > Program Files (x86) > Steam > steamapps > common > GarrysMod > garrysmod

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STEP 3

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Verify Game cache VIA Steam
 
   • Steam - Library - Garry's Mod - *Right Click* - Properties - Local Files - Verify integrity of game cache

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STEP 4

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Clear your subscribed addons
    • Visit https://steamcommunity.com/app/4000/workshop/ - Dropdown menu 'Browse' - Click 'Subscribed Items' - On the right side of your screen, hit 'Unsubscribe all'

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STEP 5

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Disable server-side downloaded content 
    • Garry's Mod main menu - Options - Other - Only allow map files

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STEP 6

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Connect to a server / Singleplayer

    • Attempt to connect to any Star Wars RP server APART FROM Imperial Gaming.
    • If that does not work - try starting up a singleplayer server on either gm_flatgrass or rp_stardestroyer_v2_4_inf

    • Once you connect, don't move for 5 minutes and just wait in spawn

STEP 7

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Connect to Imperial Gaming
    • If all went well and no errors arose, you should now be able to connect to Imperial Gaming.

    • For your first connection to IG, do NOT use 'Allow all custom files from server'

    • Once you successfully connect to Imperial Gaming, you may re-subscribe to the content pack and enable 'Download all custom files from server'.

 

 

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LAST UPDATED: 13MAR19

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