• 2006
  • Garry's Mod in Steam

    Valve finally convinced Garry to put his mod into Steam

  • 2008
  • Big Bang

    Suddenly there was a GMod server, which started expanding. Earliest records point to this year.

  • Fluctuations

    People come and go, the server was mainly only a build server with various addons and no real community

  • 2009
  • Meta Construct - the beginning

    Until now the server had gone by various names until the server started to be referred to as Meta Construct, referring to the fact that the server was not only about building props, but building the tools for building.

  • CapsAdmin

    CapsAdmin joined the ride and brought with him some of his addons developed with other gmod old-timers. Lots of coding happened.

  • ZMod

    First real minigame by a Metastruct-taught developer, Mare.

  • 2010
  • srvaddons SVN - era of collaboration

    The repository that should have never been had its first commit.

  • More developers

    More passerby gamer-coders joined the server and coded a little.

  • Metastruct Map

    The server shifts to the Metastruct map, which was built from ground up to really not be anything but a build with non build area fun stuff, such as a bar and a theater and whatever else.


    Metastruct map now has working televators.

  • Costumes

    Player Apperance Customizer lifts its head.

  • FIFA World Cup - Vuvuzela madness

    Vuvuzela takes over the game servers. Much annoyance can be had for months if not years.

  • Metastruct Map Version 2

    Old map hit a dead end or something and was replaced with a new rewrite from ground, borrowing from half life 2 example vmfs. Have you noticed any familiar features on the lobby compared to starting level of HL2?

  • Meta Construct expands

    Second server!

  • 2011
  • The missing year

    What a leap year.

  • PAC3

    Third rewrite of PAC.

  • Chatbox


  • aowl

    aowl added to the server. Hurray! (previously nero)

  • ChatHUD

    Who knew there would be such spamming?

  • 2012
  • Tenrys joins

    Young minge comes in and breaks stuff with hassle. Including SVNs.

  • ukgamer + Python1320 create webchat

    Now you can get your chatsound spam fix on the go.

  • Garry's Mod 13

    Meta Construct was one of the first servers to survive the Garry's Mod 13 tsunami.

  • Second Garry visit!

    <Garry> You guys are crazy WTF

  • Demoman screens

    Meta Construct expand to demoscenes.

  • CapsAdmin devs PotcFdk at 3 am GMT

    "I even remember where I stood."

  • 2013
  • Shell32 hosts server 3

    I can't remember how long it lasted (a few weeks?).

  • Tremble

    Second real minigame by Freezebug unknown for many.

  • Achievements

    spawned the idea, Badges and MetaWorks followed.

  • Metastruct Security Agency formed


  • Suchipi joins

    No one notices for 5 months until PAC3 gets mystery updates.

  • Christmas Event

    Party hats for lobby NPCs.

  • 2014
  • Server #3

    Donated by 'our benefactor', soon to replace server #1.

  • April Fools' Day Event

    Achievement for having achievements, Python hired by Valve. No, the bluescreen crashes were not part of the day.

  • Suchipi begins adding stuff to PAC3

    Proxy sgn() function, custom animation part, animation editor tweaks, fov override, lions, tigers, bears, oh my!

  • Contact lost with CapsAdmin

    Last confirmed contact happened around midnight GMT+0

  • Custom models experiment for PAC begins

    Whole player models can now theoretically be used.

  • Server #1 takes last breath

    After threats spanning years about decomissioning the server decomissions itself presumably through hard disk death.

  • Server #2 decomission confirmed

    Server #2 will be disabled "soon"

  • The roleplay is a lie

    Deathmatch related features added by Mare & Tenrys to RP area.

  • #BringBackCapsAdmin

    CapsAdmin has left Metastruct, most want him back, a new movement has began. CapsAdmin thinks it is best he does not come back.

  • DDoS

    Someone hates Metastruct, please tweet us why.

  • DDoS

    DDoS exceeds 12Gbps. Still no idea why.

  • Metastruct Website Redesign!

    ukgamer redesigns the website based on some logo KeyLimePie sent him.

  • Month of resignations

    Lapin has left the building. PAC is to be blamed

  • Christmas!

    Nothing much happened, hats on NPC and Candy bags.

  • 2015
  • Server #2

    Added and hosted by ettech.net. (In the USA!)

  • Metastruct IRC Server

    Hosted by Threekelvin, coded and managed by Techbot and PotcFdk. Join us on threekelv.in:6667 on channel #metastruct

  • Server #5

    One server goes, another one surfaces

  • Goodbye, Server #2

    It "wasn't worth the power it was consuming". It was definitely worth the try.

  • M3tastruct lobby overhaul major progress!

    By FailCake :D and JIGSAW

  • 2016
  • Metastruct Discord Server

    Join us via https://metastruct.net/discord

  • 2017
  • Server #9 aka. #2

    Known as #9 for a few days (thanks to Vienvanva) until renamed to #2.

  • swadical joins

    Most wanted Garry's Mod hacker and glua.team member swadical joins Meta Construct after already being recruited for [REDACTED].