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The new player limit was hit just hours after its arrival in a truly epic deathrun match. Video inside!

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Sassilization Deathrun (connect now) became the first Source server to host 128 simultaneous players last night. The historic event was recorded in all its laggy glory:

The new player limit is intended for Gmod Tower, in which players are scattered over separate floors and, assuming the server has enough system resources, the lag seen above isn't an issue.

(Source's hard upper limit is 255 players...any coders out there ready for a challenge?)

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Varsity - - 1,044 comments

The video is far too long. Skip to 7:10 for the best part I've found in it yet. :)

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Toyoka - - 32 comments

Wow, I'm amazed they got it to work on the same day of the release of the update! :)

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cooldude9509 - - 21 comments

My computer will explode if i hosted that server xD

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m82sniper - - 1,490 comments

They bumped it down to 64 D:

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REENIGAV - - 1,872 comments

in my computer i play with 128 player in online and BOOM!! lol

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AUG_DUDE - - 4,124 comments

the dudes couldn't even move themselves :/

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