Sandbox: Level Creation

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A Level Creation Guide for Sandbox, the base gamemode of Garry's Mod Garrys Mod For general mapping tutorials, see Category:Level Design

Getting Started

Getting started in the Hammer Editor

Map Design

Sandbox maps should be general-purpose, as you have you have no idea what the players are going to do.

Here are some features you might want to add to your map:

  • Large open space for building and driving vehicles
  • Tall skyboxes for flying contraptions
Warning.pngWarning: Do not add buildings that you can't go in, it only takes away from the experience.