Tips and Tricks for Insurgency acts as a Frequently Asked Questions database for our Insurgency (Source engine) series of servers. Please refer here first for questions, if you need any clarification or help with anything outside the scope of these tips feel free to join our Discord and ask in the appropriate channel.
The Save Loadout Compact Inventory Interface does exactly what it is described as. It minimizes use of the right window pane of the inventory selection menu allowing you to view most if not all of your inventory selection. At the same time it allows you to save your loadout on all our servers without having to type a command, a simple Save Loadout button is located on the lower half of the right pane.
To Prevent Crashing (especially on map change) there is the option to turn down your 'Paged Pool Memory Available' setting. Due to the size of our modification and some of the maps, plus any modifications you are subscribed to or are running yourself, pushes the Source engine to it's limit. This may or may not work for you in terms as a fix.
Wondering how to Join a Server Quicker is probably one of the most frequent questions amongst the community we encounter. The best way to be ready to play and get into our servers as fast as possible is to have the content we push to you already preloaded on your end. This guide will discuss the two types of content we push, "Required" and "On Demand" and how each impacts you.
REQUIRED CONTENT: Required content is content you are going to need regardless of which map you are playing on, and is usually a one time download (unless updated by server administrator.) This includes the custom theater (the core modification that adds all the weapons to the game.) If you have never played on our servers, and have never obtained a copy of our modification, the following steps would benefit you:
ON DEMAND CONTENT: On Demand content comes in the form of maps. We refer to this as 'On Demand' content simply because it is loaded on an as needed basis (example: a map you have never played and now has to be loaded.) This has historically been where if you have a slower network connection would also greatly benefit your experience to have the maps preloaded.