1. Recent Announcements

    2. Another New Director!

      Hello. With the role of the director ever changing, our workload has become far greater than we anticipated and we’ve not been able to get everything that we want to do done in a decent amount of time. Therefore, we’ve been on the hunt for a new director.    After some careful consideration, we’ve decided to promote @RickGrimesTM to director. Rick has been helping us out a lot recently with some of our projects by providing valuable input into many of our decisions and more! Even though he hasn’t been in his current position (community advisor) for long, we feel as though is ready to step up and help out GFL in a greater role.    Welcome aboard Rick; we wish you the best of luck!   Thanks!

      237  47 

    3. The end for the TF2 Division

      Team Fortress 2 has been a very sore and tough topic to talk about. Two years ago, we were flourishing and all of our servers had great population. The majority of our servers were full and we had a very strong team to keep our servers running. Looking to what we have today, our team was still strong but Valve has pretty much destroyed community servers with their updates that focus primarily around getting people to move to their own Valve servers. We struggled, but we barely made it through. Then Valve released the "Meet Your Match" update. This completely killed of what little population we had left on our servers. At this point, we have no population and we haven't had any population for quite some time.    With that being said, we are removing the TF2 division from GFL as it holds no benefit to us anymore. We have no population, no income from these servers and our staff team seem to have lost all interest in the division, so it's only fitting that we go ahead with this. If anyone has any questions about this then please ask away.

      549  15 

    4. New Community Advisors

      With the recent loss of two of our community advisors, we've been on the look out for members who have proven themselves to be trustworthy. These individuals have great work ethics that are beyond the call of duty to work alongside the staff team, and provide valuable insight and suggestions that will improve GFL. After people demonstrated their interest prior to a week-long interview, the Directorate have chosen four individuals that have shown excellence in their conduct, knowledge and advice.   I would like to congratulate the following on their promotion to community advisor:   @RickGrimesTM @PB-n-J @CrusTi @SkittlezExZ    Well done, guys. We expect to see good things in the future.

      645  31 

    5. Overwatch 6v6 Community Extravaganza

        Our community, Games For Life, has been invited to participate in a cross-community Overwatch Extravaganza where we'll be playing against 7 other communities in intense 6v6 matches to prove who is the best community at Overwatch. Did we accept the challenge? Of course we did. We can't possibly let a challenge like that go. Prizes, you ask? For those that win: Women, glory and honor. For those that lose: They become the winners' servants.   If you're looking to watch or participate in some intense, fun and enjoyable Overwatch tournaments, then this is your chance. The tournament will consist of an upper and a lower bracket where the communities will fight it out in a double elimination style tournament and it is being hosted by HellsGamers. We'll be facing 7 other communities who also wish to win, so this tournament isn't going to be easy. The event will be streamed, a link to that can be found below. The communities participating are:   Games For Life (GFL) EdgeGamers HellsGamers Prestige Gaming SeriousGMod pZ Community Skynet Gaming TangoWorldWide   We hope that you'll come along to support GFL and its team as we could do with all the support that we can get. If you have any interest in participating in this tournament, please drop a message below and the team will be picked accordingly.    Date: 4th and 5th of March Time: 1pm EST Location: US Servers Maps: Undecided Team Rosters: CLICK Brackets: CLICK Streamer: CLICK     Manager - Snoopy Team Leader - Shuruia Player 1 - Dano Player 2 -  Player 3 - Player 4 - Player 5 - Sub 1 - Sub 2 -

      783  44 

    6. New Addition To The Directorate

      Hello everybody, it comes with great pride to announce the newest member of the Directorate (BoD). I would like to congratulate @Snoopy on his promotion to director.   We chose Snoopy because he is very hardworking and dedicated to GFL. He has many plans for GFL including improving the Directorate’s communication with the community and more. We believe he deserves a chance at the position.   Thanks!  

      809  43 

    7. New CS:S Division Leader + Updated TS3 Rules

      Hello, fetchers. We are henceforth promoting @MrManslayerX as the second CS:S division leader.   It may seem odd that we would even need a second division leader for CS:S, given the circumstances that the division is under. However, this is not a matter of what we strictly need, but rather a matter of fulfilling untapped potential. @Thomasdavid097 is sufficient to simply maintain the division, but the addition of a second division leader means that expansion within the division will be a much smoother process.   It would also be prudent of me to note that our TS3 server has a new rule page. @SkittlezExZ wrote a rule page that @Dano and I edited in order to create a detailed guide to the rules (and the related punishments) that exist within our TS3 server. It also briefly details the purpose of several ranks within GFL, as well as providing some helpful links.   The TS3 rules have always been available in the description of the lobby. 

      797  3 

      Recent Server Updates

    1. GMod SCP Breach

      Hey everyone,   We have launched a new GMod server running the gamemode Breach. Come check out the server and see why it's one of our most popular servers already! Make sure to add 74.91.113.207:27015 to your favorites.   See the following posts on how to play.   Credit to @Kubnair for bringing the gamemode to our attention.

      742  14 

    2. *NEW* Garry's Mod Jailbreak Server

      Hello everyone. I would like to announce the opening of GFL's GMOD Jailbreak server. The server is now open for the public for all to enjoy and will include MANY perks such as player models for members and over, jukebox and custom tags for Supporters and VIPs. I would also like to thank everyone who came on to help test and would be giving everyone who came on during the testing phase 3000 pointshop points to spend on whatever they like.   I would also like to thank the Garry's Mod division leaders @Violator and @Zebra for helping me along the way.   If you would like to join the server open up console and type "Connect 66.85.14.22:27015"

      780  10 

    3. *NEW* Garry's Mod Deathrun Server!

      Hello everyone! After long development, the Garry's Mod Deathrun server is now out for the public! The server includes MANY perks for members, supporters, and VIPs such as tons of player models, CS:GO knives, a jukebox, and more!    Furthermore, we would like to thank everyone who came on the server during the beta, so I will be giving out extra points to those who helped test the server out. For the time being, there is also going to be 2x points (100 points per 5 minutes instead of 50).   I also would like to thank @Violator for his long and dedicated work to the server and @qDogg for making the loading screen. Thanks to all of those who helped out as well.   Now that the Deathrun server is out, come join us! The IP is 162.248.88.13:27015.  

      1246  10 

    4. Added Server Updates Block

      I have created a front page block for managers, this section is called server updates. This was an idea given to me by @Kim. Basically managers can now advertise and submit important server updates to the front page.    So how do you do it? 1. Click Add New Server Update on the front page. 2. Please use a sensible title and post.  3. If you have a custom image upload it, this must be 1920x1080 resolution. I don't want shitty images being used either. Remember this is the front page. If you don't have a custom image, leave it empty and default image will be used.   As this can be abused all manager updates will have to be approved by community advisers+ before it is shown on the front page. This process is automatic and community advisers will be able to approve posts through modcp.    Thanks Denros.

      955  0