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Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Updates Released

February 2, 2012 - TF2 Team

Updates to Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:
Source Engine Changes (TF2, DoD:S, HL2:DM)

  • Adjusted error messages on servers when players drop due to Steam authentication failure to be more clear
  • Additional important server messages now go to the server log instead of just the console
Team Fortress 2
  • Added The Conquistador
  • Added The Map Maker's Medallion
  • Added new promotional items
  • Added information about item origins to the WebAPI
  • Added "DamagedPlayer" animation event for the HUD, fired when the local player damages other players
  • Fixed The Head Warmer not displaying unusual particle effects correctly
  • Fixed paint applying incorrectly on Max's Severed Head
  • Fixed a server crash caused by Holiday Punch critical attacks on physics objects
  • Updated the Itsy Bitsy Spyer so it can also be equipped by the Sniper
  • Updated cp_foundry:
    • Clip brush collision smoothing by the forward spawn alternate exit
    • Fixed Nobuild exploits
    • Fixed the teleporter player trap on the roof of the forward spawn alternate exit
    • Fixed Nodraw and texturing errors
    • Fixed clipping of barrels on final cap points
    • Fixed fade distance on props
    • Fixed lighting bugs in spytech vistas
    • Removed props hidden in geometry
    • Removed ability for players to cap the final point by standing on the catwalk behind it

Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Updates Released

January 26, 2012 - TF2 Team

Updates to Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:
Source Engine Changes (TF2, DoD:S, HL2:DM)

  • Fixed a demo/replay playback crash
  • Changed the way bot counts are displayed in the server browser: the bot column is now next to the player column and always visible. Bot count is no longer subtracted from maxplayers.
Team Fortress 2
  • Added the Aladdin's Private Reserve for the Demo
  • Fixed a bug where the Medic would lose his healing target's speed when deploying his ÜberCharge while using the Quick-Fix
  • Fixed a bug that would cause some Team Spirit painted hats to show as black-painted in the Steam Community
  • Localized the team goal strings for cp_steel and pl_frontier
  • Added missing level_data strings to kill_eater_score_type elements in the GetSchema WebAPI response
  • Updated pl_frontier with author-submitted fixes:
    • small prop adjustments
    • several unsewn/gappy displacements fixed up
    • func_push altered below final capture point
  • Undocumented changes: Updated all localization files

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

January 17, 2012 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Added new promo items
  • Fixed paint preview not working for Mann Co. Store items
  • Fixed the Lucky Shot not hiding the base Soldier helmet
  • Did not update the localization files

Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Updates Released

January 11, 2012 - TF2 Team

Updates to Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:
Source Engine Changes (TF2, DoD:S, HL2:DM)

  • Limit the effective FOV of players using wide-screen resolutions with aspect ratios wider than 1.85:1. The sv_restrict_aspect_ratio_fov ConVar can be changed to remove the restriction or make the restriction also apply to full-screen players.
Team Fortress 2
  • Fixed Cp_Foundry not ending the map in the middle of a round when mp_timelimit is hit
  • Fixed the Spy saying 'Prego' for one of his 'Thanks!' lines
  • Fixed incorrect player animations for the Buff Banner and the Battalion's Backup
  • Fixed some cases where strange Ullapool Cabers and wrenches would fail to correctly count kills
  • Improvements for client stability
  • Updated the localization files
  • Crafting changes:
    • Added crafting recipes for weapons introduced during the holiday update
    • When selecting items for use in crafting, the items selected will show their quality in addition to the item name
    • Ellis's Cap can now be used as a crafting reagent
  • Item changes
    • Added The Lucky Shot helmet
    • Added The Killer Exclusive to the Mann Co. store
    • Added Mask of the Shaman to the item drop list
    • Fixed particle display problems for items with multiple effects
    • Fixed the Dr. Whoa paint not drawing correctly for the Blue team
    • Updated the Desert Marauder and the Villain's Veil so they can be equipped together
    • Updated the Fancy Dress Uniform and the Kringle Collection so they can be equipped together
    • The Bombinomicon no longer shakes the screen and has a delay before the explosion so that Snipers, Spies, and others can get better feedback on the actual cause of death
    • The Bazaar Bargain functionality has changed: only one stored head is lost on a miss or a bodyshot and no heads are gained when missing while crit-boosted

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

January 4, 2012 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Naughty/Nice Winter Crate Keys have been changed to regular MannCo Crate keys.

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

December 23, 2011 - TF2 Team

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed a Spy-cicle exploit
  • Fixed the Manmelter idle effects showing on other flareguns

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

December 21, 2011 - TF2 Team

Updates to Team Fortress 2 have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Added community-created winter items to the drop lists, the craft tables, and the store
  • Added the Spirit of Giving
  • Gifts from Secret Saxtons and Piles o' Gifts now have a chance to grant a gift in addition to whatever item they would have granted normally
  • Fixed hearing the deny sound while rotating a sentry during placement
  • Manmelter balance tweaks:
    • Added particle effect on muzzle that appears when ready to fire
    • Increased projectile speed while maintaining the same travel arc
    • Increased extinguish range
  • Added festive lights to all ropes and cables
  • Fixed a problem that would sometimes allow the detonator projectiles to crit on burning targets
  • Updated the localization files
  • Updated the gamehaptics file:
    • Added draw/melee swing/melee hit/crit forces for the The Sharp Dresser and the Spy-cicle
    • Added draw/recoil/reload/crit forces for the Pomson 6000
    • Added draw/recoil/crit forces for the Manmelter
    • Added draw/recoil force for the Wrap Assassin
    • Added melee hit/world hit force for the Third Degree
    • Added crit forces for the Holiday Punch
    • Fixed missing forces for Demoman swords
    • Refined recoil force for the Sandman

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

December 19, 2011 - TF2 Team

Updates to Team Fortress 2 have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:

  • Fixed the Stocking Stuffer candy cane using the incorrect material
  • Updated the Brown Bomber so it can be painted
  • Updated the festive weapons so they can be gift-wrapped
  • Updated the localization files

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

December 16, 2011 - TF2 Team

Updates to Team Fortress 2 have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:

  • Fixed the Frontier Justice getting infinite crits
  • Fixed a problem that would allow Pyro Mmmph to activate in the air without taunting
  • Fixed Manmelter getting crits from Mmmph
  • Fixed an exploit with The Eureka Effect and The Phlogistinator where the effects could activate without taunting in high-lag situations
  • Fixed the Brown Bomber not showing up on the Demoman
  • Fixed client HUD crash
  • Fixed colors on Christmas lights for the Blue team Scout weapons
  • Fixed a bug that would cause minicrits when switching weapons rapidly
  • Steam Workshop zip file size limit has been increased from 4 MB to 10 MB

Team Fortress 2, Counter-Strike: Source, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Updates Released

December 15, 2011 - Valve

Updates to Team Fortress 2, Counter-Strike: Source, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include: Source Engine Changes (TF2, DoD:S, HL2:DM)

  • Fixed a bug which caused Windows Aero Extensions video option to always be enabled, regardless of setting. Disabling this can improve compatibility with third-party programs and overlays, but may also affect performance.
  • Fixed SourceTV showing player counts for the game server instead of the number of clients connected to the SourceTV server
Team Fortress 2
  • Australian Christmas has begun!
    • Added community-contributed winter event items
    • Added new Grordbort Pyro and Engineer item sets
    • Added the "Valve Gift Grab 2011 – TF2" achievement
    • Added Naughty and Nice winter keys to the Mann Co. store
  • Added a new Valve-authored control point map: Foundry
    • added 12 achievements for Foundry
    • added achievement reward milestone reward for Foundry achievement
  • Added UGC Highlander medals
  • Relaxed some restrictions on what misc items can be equipped simultaneously
  • Additional improvements for client stability
  • Updated the localization files
Day of Defeat: Source
  • Added the "Valve Gift Grab 2011 – DoD:S" achievement
  • Updated the localization files
Counter-Strike: Source
  • Added the "Valve Gift Grab 2011 – CS:S" achievement
  • Added rate limiting for connections and added the following ConVars to support that:
    • sv_max_connects_sec
    • sv_max_connects_window
    • sv_max_connects_sec_global
  • Dramatically improved the dynamic model loading system's memory usage, performance, and stability
  • Reduced memory usage on systems running Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  • Improved alt-tab handling under Windows Vista and Windows 7
  • Fixed a client crash during demo playback
  • Updated the localization files

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

December 2, 2011 - TF2 Team

Updates to Team Fortress 2 have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:

  • Fixed the "Checkout Unavailable" error preventing certain accounts from purchasing items
  • Improved the framerate stuttering issues some clients were experiencing

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

December 1, 2011 - TF2 Team

Updates to Team Fortress 2 have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:

  • Added the Itsy Bitsy Spyer
  • Added a "Buy Now" feature that allows item purchases on the web
  • WebAPI changes:
    • Moved IEconAssets/GetAssetPrices to ISteamEconomy/GetAssetPrices
    • Added new web API ISteamEconomy/GetAssetClassInfo for getting descriptions of items

Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Updates Released

November 30, 2011 - TF2 Team

Updates to Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include: Source Engine Changes (TF2, DoD:S, HL2:DM)

  • Fixed a client crash during demo playback

Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Updates Released

November 29, 2011 - TF2 Team

Updates to Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include: Source Engine Changes (TF2, DoD:S, HL2:DM)

  • Dramatically improved the dynamic model loading system's memory usage, performance, and stability
  • Reduced memory usage on systems running Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  • Improved alt-tab handling under Windows Vista and Windows 7

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

November 23, 2011 - TF2 Team

Updates to Team Fortress 2 have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:

  • Added new promo items
  • Fixed some visual conflicts with the Dr. Whoa bowtie and other items
  • Updated the Cold War Luchador, the Mark of the Saint, and the Apoco-Fists so they can be crafted and traded
  • Updated the localization files