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Team Fortress 2 Update Released

June 24, 2011 - Valve

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

  • Added the Splendid Screen, Ali Baba's Wee Booties, and the Mantreads to the whitelist for Medieval mode
  • Added a server console message when a player is sent to the server via the matchmaking system
  • Fixed the cl_gameserver_list output
  • Fixed the Quick-Fix showing the fire overlay when running in DX8
  • Fixed a display problem with Hatless hats.
  • Fixed a problem that prevented the new Scout items from being used in crafting recipes
  • Updated the Planeswalker Goggles to not hide the Scout's hat/headset
  • Updated the taunt items to be nameable

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

June 23, 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 (CS:S, DoD:S, TF2, HL2:DM)

  • Updated the shared interfaces for the TF2 Free To Play update
  • Updated the shared localization files
Team Fortress 2
  • TF2 is now Free To Play
  • Added the Uber Update: http://www.teamfortress.com/uberupdate/
  • Added PL_Barnblitz, a new Payload map
  • Added all kinds of new goodies!
  • The Main menu now has a "Start Playing" option which presents users with various game modes to choose from. Once selected, the game matches the player into the best available server for that mode.
  • The Crafting interface has been redesigned to accommodate the fact that crafting blueprints are always known to players now.
  • The Item selection screen in Loadouts has been redesigned to support selection among a larger number of items.
  • Training improvements:
    • New training user interface
    • Added "A,W,S,D" movement instruction to Soldier training
    • Added ammo instruction to Engineer training
    • Clarified many instructional strings
  • Added new voting sounds
  • Fixed various Coaching bugs
  • Fixed various gameplay bugs

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

June 17, 2011 - Valve

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

  • Added a new command line option: -strictportbind
    • If you launch the game with this option it will quit with an error message if it can't bind to the default or specified port
  • Fixed a server crash caused by the replay system
  • Fixed a server crash caused by disguising spies
  • Fixed a server crash on startup caused by writing to the console
  • Fixed a server crash triggered during entity cleanup

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

June 15, 2011 - Valve

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

  • Fixed some server replay publishing bugs
  • Added a new ConVar “replay_fileserver_offload_aborttime”
    • Any replay publishing thread that takes longer than replay_fileserver_offload_aborttime seconds will be killed

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

June 14, 2011 - Valve

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

  • Added the Spiral Knights promotional hat
  • Updated The Superfan, The Essential Accessories, and The Hero's Hachimaki so they can be painted
  • Updated The Conjurer's Cowl and The Maul so they can be crafted and traded

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

June 10, 2011 - Valve

Team Fortress 2 - Fixed a problem related to spawning multiple entities unnecessarily between mini-rounds - Fixed a bug that caused players to see the wrong backpacks on some classes - Fixed a problem with honorbound weapons not allowing themselves to be holstered after killing a Spy using the Dead Ringer - Fixed the Ubersaw and the Vita-Saw not displaying the Medic's ÜberCharge progress

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

June 8, 2011 - Valve

Team Fortress 2

  • Added the Saxxy
  • Updated the kill icons
  • Updated the vote system
    • Added a convar to prevent voting on the next level if one has already been set (sv_vote_issue_nextlevel_prevent_change)
    • Fixed scrambleteams resetting how many rounds have been played
      • Updated mp_scrambleteams to support a parameter of 2, which prevents resetting the number of rounds that have been played
    • Fixed the server automatically creating votes while in training or using itemtest

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

June 3, 2011 - Valve

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

  • Added the Red Faction promo item
    • The Maul
  • Added upcoming promo items for Magic: The Gathering
  • Added additional community submitted response rules
  • Doubled the item drop rate for the next week
  • Updated the Conjurer's Cowl to be paintable
  • Updated the webapi output to include the names of the drop_type and holiday_restriction fields
  • Updated the localization files

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

May 31, 2011 - Valve

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

  • Added the Magicka promotional item
  • Fixed the targetID panel not drawing in first-person spectator mode
  • Fixed the main menu showing through the shopping cart menu when running at 2500x1600
  • Updated some of the tips that are displayed while the server is changing maps
  • Updated the webapi output to include the names of the attached particles
  • Updated the gamehaptics.txt file

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

May 25, 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 (CS:S, DoD:S, TF2, HL2:DM)

  • Fixed a client crash when disconnecting from servers with sv_pure set to 1
  • Fixed a client crash in the material system
  • Fixed a client crash caused by using alt-tab while playing
Team Fortress 2
  • Added the Concheror and the Fishcake to the list of weapons allowed in Medieval mode
  • Fixed a few server crashes caused by the replay system
  • Fixed a server crash caused by the vote system
  • Fixed the notification text being clipped when you receive items
  • Updated the localization files

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

May 19, 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 (CS:S, DoD:S, TF2, HL2:DM)

  • Fixed another case where the $ignorez material flag could be used as a cheat
Team Fortress 2
  • Extended the Saxxy contest deadline to 11:59:59 PM GMT, Friday, May 20th, 2011
  • Fixed the third-person camera options dialog not displaying correctly in the Replay performance editor
  • Fixed a rare case where users running Service Pack 3 on Windows 7 64-bit with graphics driver version 12.42 saw a graphical glitch on the main menu Options button
  • Updated the Three-Rune Blade, Hero's Tail, and Sign of the Wolf's School items so they can be crafted and traded

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

May 18, 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: Important notes

  • If you were previously crashing on startup, please have Steam verify the integrity of your game cache
    • Update your game to the most current version
    • Right-click on the game and select "Properties"
    • Click on the "Local Files" tab
    • Click on the "Verify Integrity of Game Cache" button
  • If you were previously crashing when connecting to a server, please run once with "-autoconfig" to reset your graphics state
    • Update your game to the most current version
    • Right-click on the game and select "Properties"
    • Click on the "General" tab
    • Click on the "Set Launch Options..." button
    • Add "-autoconfig" to the launch options and click OK
    • Restart your game
    • After doing this, you should remove -autoconfig from your launch options
Source Engine Changes (CS:S, DoD:S, TF2, HL2:DM)
  • Fixed several client crashes on game startup, shutdown, and replay interaction
  • Updated the materials used on models to ignore the $ignorez flag, to make it harder to create wallhacks on sv_pure 0 servers
Team Fortress 2
  • Added an Advanced Options button to the main menu to allow tweaking of many gameplay options
  • Fixed server crashes related to replays and new items
  • Added "per_class_loadout_slots" and "attribute_controlled_attached_particles" sections to the GetSchema WebAPI call

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

May 13, 2011 - Valve

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

  • Fixed a server crash caused by a mismatched items schema

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

May 12, 2011 - Valve

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

  • Added a “Show in Backpack Order” setting to the loadout slot select screen
    • This flag also affects the Quickswitch dialog
  • Updated the Furious Fukaamigasa, the Hero's Hachimaki and the Connoisseur's Cap to be craftable
  • Updated the localization files
  • Replay
    • Added a new command line parameter “-replay” that will increase maxplayers by 1 at startup and automatically execute replay.cfg for the server
    • Fixed another bug that caused Mac replay renders to be blurry
    • Fixed a bug where Replay FTP offloading was not using "replay_fileserver_offload_port"
    • Improved detection of Replay server config problems
    • Replay is automatically disabled on servers if the Replay publish test fails
    • Saved Replay movies that were exported as TGA's/WAV will report more descriptive errors if YouTube(TM) upload or "Export" is attempted

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

May 10, 2011 - Valve

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

  • Removed the ability to delete the craft count attribute from items
  • Made the "Hottie's Hoodie" craftable
  • Replay
    • Fixed a server lockup during data cleanup
    • Fixed a viewmodel fov bug during rendering
    • Renamed the ConVar "replay_demolifespan" to "replay_data_lifespan"