Garry's Mod

Garry's Mod

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Content Type: Addon
Addon Type: Effects
Addon Tags: Fun, Scenic
File Size
19.995 MB
Sep 24, 2020 @ 9:45am
Feb 8, 2021 @ 2:52pm
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Do you enjoy violence? Of course you do! It's a part of you. And who are you to deny your own nature?

This is a faithful re-creation of SYNTHETIK's HUD and fully replicated animations from the original game.

Animations update:

Added a new animations when losing health and armor. A pulse of the last received damage will appear on top of the lost transition.

It also changes the behavior of bottomless clips weapons (rocket launcher, grenades, any weapon that doesn't have magazine). Instead of being displayed as reserve ammo, it will show as a clip counter above the bullet picture. The maximum percentage will be determined by the maximum ammunition carried and will be reset when player dies.

And a third addition is the bars background, it will either occupy the whole with of the HUD or just the health lenght if the fixed armor is enabled.

And a last new option added and that bothered some people is an option to change the armor bar background, there are three options available:
  • Flashing white background (the default one)
  • Static white background
  • Black background
  • No background


- Animated health and amor bars with smooth transition for gain and loss
- Animated ammo count, every shots will shake it
- Animated magazine count, the counter will translate from right to left as it depletes with a subtle ghost trail
- Animated bullet icon, the animation speed reflects the rate of fire of the weapon
- Different bullets icons for each Half-Life 2 ammo types (custom ammo will display SMG bullet)
- Option to switch to merged health and armor bars together, the loss transition will reflect both of lost health and armor (not in the original game but this is how I started this project, so I kept it)
- Low health alert by red gradient on bottom of the screen (toggleable)
- Customizable maximum HP and AP to display, the bars will be scaled
- Should be compatible to any screen resolution

Console variables:
(Those options can be viewed in your options panel in sandbox)
SyntHud_enabled (0/1): Enable the HUD
SyntHud_separated (0/1): Separate or merge the health/armor bars
SyntHud_lowhp_alert (0/1): Display a red gradient on the bottom of the screen when health is low
SyntHud_max_hp (0 by default): Maximum range of health to display (set to 0 to auto-detect your maximum health)
SyntHud_max_ap (100 by default): Maximum range of armor to display (set to 0 to hide it when you don't have armor)
SyntHud_keep_exceeding (0/1): If the health or armor exceed the maximum set, it will keep the maximum reached until death

SyntHud_shield_mode (0/1): Enables shield mode that change armor animation behavior and adds the two fatures below
SyntHud_shield_vignette (0/1): Display a vignette on the screen as the armor depletes in shield mode
SyntHud_shield_alert (0/1): Display an alert at the bottom of the screen when armor is depleted in shield mode

SyntHud_position_x (0 by default): Change the horizontal position of the HUD
SyntHud_position_y (0 by default): Change the vertical position of the HUD
SyntHud_width (0 by default): Change the width the HUD
SyntHud_scale (1 by default): Change the HUD scale multiplier
SyntHud_ap_fixed (0/1): Armor bar stays in place instead of following the health length
SyntHud_bars_digits (0/1): Make the health/armor digits visible
SyntHud_alternative_ar2_bullet (0/1): For the AR2 ammo, show a bullet instead of an energy cell

Known issues:

The hud animation may be stuck to shaking phase if the framerate is below 20 fps for some reason.


-Main programming, VTF conversion and editing:

-HUD design:
Flow Fire Games

Give a try their original game, really good top-down roguelike shooter: (this one is free)

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Popular Discussions View All (2)
Apr 25, 2021 @ 8:14am
Jan 28, 2021 @ 3:34pm
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Hello! I am currently trying to dev a Gmod RP server and i am wondering if this is compatible the with the HELIX system?
MR_INSANO Sep 5 @ 12:45pm 
this is a master art the better hud of gmod dthe animations is awosome:steamthumbsup:
Dmix Jul 15 @ 7:37am 
Твой худ никому не сдался, мне друзья сказали
xPsychonauticon Jun 25 @ 10:35pm 
Secondary ammo should be visible!
sharky Jun 20 @ 11:11pm 
dont get this mod all the text collides with each other and you cant reload
scaloy Jun 20 @ 11:09am 
theres any way to turn off the ammo?
Verdict Jun 15 @ 8:43pm 
Bruh I wanna get the cool ass halo sound effects how do you do that?
VinierAardvark1 Jun 2 @ 6:57pm 
Only error I get is missing materials for "ammo_204" and "ammo_220"
Also is the ammo counter intended to cap out at 100?
Graphiiczz67 May 24 @ 4:25pm 
How can I disable the default HUD? Because currently my game displays both HUDs and it doesn't look very good.
Rymd May 9 @ 5:38pm 
its 20 megs bruh