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Team Fortress 2 Update Released

December 7, 2022 - 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 server crash related to the Spy sapping buildings
  • Fixed the Battle Bear not using the correct skin for team BLU
  • Fixed a materials problem with the Taunt: Tailored Terminal
  • Fixed missing sounds and smoothed the loop point for the Taunt: Roasty Toasty
  • Updated ctf_frosty to fix various exploits
  • Updated pl_rumford_event to fix missing models/materials
  • Updated pl_frostcliff
    • Fixed sticky bombs from getting attached to the front of the payload cart
    • Fixed some window props from hovering
    • Fixed displacement crack in uphill near A
    • Fixed few misaligned textures
    • Fixed players from staying stuck few seconds in old respawn after spawns change
    • Fixed players from getting stuck between cart and geometry near last pit
    • Increased RED team spawn time slightly after BLU captures 2nd point
    • Decreased doorway size near BLU 2nd spawn area
    • Improved lighting in doorway near capture point D
    • Improved clipping within map
  • Updated cp_gravelpit_snowy
    • Improved clipping
    • Added missing color correction data
    • Adjusted BLU spawn to light better and tweak some clipping
    • Adjusted intensity and hue of lighting in various places for better readability
    • Fixed soundscape transition bugs
    • Reduced temperature by 3 degrees
  • Updated VScript
    • Updated HLTV placeholder player to not be a valid script entity. This fixes some scripts failing on dedicated servers because the HLTV placeholder player isn't accounted for.

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

December 6, 2022 - 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:

  • Updated the Festive Rack to fix missing paintable attribute
  • Updated Musical Maelstrom, Verdant Virtuoso, and Silver Serenade effects to fix max particle count
  • Updated pl_rumford_event to fix missing materials/models
  • Updated cp_frostwatch
    • Fixed being able to build on one of the roofs in stage 2
    • Fixed a door going through the floor in stage 3
  • Updated cp_gravelpit_snowy
    • Improved clipping
    • Fixed various perch spots
    • Decreased fog intensity
    • Removed unused particle system entities
    • Fixed a few floating trees
    • Adjusted vertical positions of snowman bombs
    • Adjusted lighting on metal sheets in blue spawn
    • Fireplaces will now light arrows
    • Added more func_dustmotes
    • Fixed some visible z-fighting
    • Minor detailing additions and adjustments
  • VScript support changes
    • Fixed lag compensation when friendly fire is enabled
    • Added better support for meshing player upgrades
      • Added GrantOrRemoveAllUpgrades method
      • Exposed currency UI when upgrades are enabled
      • Exposed upgrade history on the player when playing without a population manager

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

December 5, 2022 - 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:

Happy Smissmas 2022!

  • All players who play TF2 during the event will receive a Stuffed Stocking as a gift! Stockings contain goodies for good little Mercenaries.
  • Featuring 5 new community maps: Frostwatch, Frostcliff, Rumford, Frosty, and Coal Pit
  • Added the Winter 2022 Cosmetic Case
    • Contains 23 new community-contributed items
    • The Festivizer can be found as a bonus drop when opening the case
  • Added 3 new community-contributed taunts to the Mann Co. Store
    • Taunt: Russian Rubdown
    • Taunt: Tailored Terminal
    • Taunt: Roasty Toasty
  • Added 17 new community-created Unusual effects
    • 8 new effects for Unusual hats
    • 9 new effects for Unusual taunts
  • All cosmetic and taunt cases will grant Smissmas 2022 Unusual effects instead of their normal Unusual effects during the event. This does not include crates.
  • Mann Co. Store winter sale!
  • Smissmas runs through January 7th, 2023
General
  • Fixed some point_camera visibility issues
  • Fixed some UGC medals using the wrong skin for team RED
  • Updated backpack images for some older cosmetic cases
  • Updated winter cosmetic cases to use a winterized sound when opening
  • Updated several maps to fix localization issues
  • Updated cp_snakewater_final1
    • Fixed missing cubemaps
    • Improved blockbullets
    • Visual fixes

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

December 1, 2022 - 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:

  • Implemented VScript
    • VScript allows mappers to embed script code (Squirrel3) into maps. This system is already being used for L4D2 and CS:GO maps.
      • Interface with entities and the world like regular Hammer logic
      • Simplify things that were previously incredibly complicated/tedious in Hammer logic
      • Interact with and control bots, bosses, player attributes, entities, and game state closely, allowing for enhanced, modified or entirely custom game modes
      • React to game events and change the outcome of certain things, such as damage calculations
    • More technical info about VScript for Team Fortress 2 is available on the Valve Developer Community
      • https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/VScript
      • https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/List_of_TF2_Script_Functions
  • Added the ability to change the skybox dynamically using the skybox_swapper entity or SetSkyboxTexture
  • Added support for custom MvM upgrade files packed into the map
  • Added point_worldtext, an entity that can show text dynamically, with support for multiple SDF (signed distance field) fonts, multiple colors and a rainbow mode
  • Exposed several movement related ConVars
  • Implemented support for func_monitor and cameras
  • Implemented logic_eventlistener for listening to game events from Hammer logic
  • Added the ability to pass parameters and delay to MvM populator actions
  • Improved compile time with VRAD
  • Special thanks to Jakub and everyone on the GitHub VScript Mega Issue for testing, providing feedback, and submitting requests

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

November 4, 2022 - 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 missing footer descriptions for the Gargoyle Case and the Creepy Crawly Case
  • Updated Beaten and Bruised
    • Improved head bandage/bandaids clipping during some facial flexes
    • Fixed the style 3 and style 4 head bandages bouncing up and down during some animations
    • Fixed import errors for the Heavy and Pyro versions
    • Cleaned up the overall mesh exports
  • Updated The Pony Express to fix an issue with the jigglebones
  • Updated pd_farmageddon to fix one of the point lines that said closing instead of opening
  • Updated koth_synthetic_event
    • Fixed missing brushwork
    • Changed Toastmaster to use Setmodel
    • Removed propdata file

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

October 20, 2022 - 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 the Grim Tweeter hiding the hat/headphones
  • Updated cp_spookeyridge to fix missing tool brushes
  • Updated pd_farmageddon
    • Lighting changes
    • Minor detail changes
    • Reworked scarecrow logic to make use of the setmodel and ondeath commands
    • Set scarecrow health to 500
    • Updated menu text
  • Updated ctf_crasher
    • Fixed an edge case where a Giant's attributes weren't always granted properly
    • Fixed an edge case where if a Giant died before their door opened it would open and not receive the close input
    • Fixed an instance where a player could become trapped inside the opposing team's door
  • Updated plr_hacksaw_event
    • Fixed broken area portals
    • Fixed skybox issue
    • Fixed HHH not animating

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

October 18, 2022 - 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 missing nomip/nolod for Sniper's zombie image in the main menu
  • Fixed the match status HUD not being hidden during freezecam screenshots
  • Fixed the Safety Stripes hiding the Soldier's hat
  • Fixed tournament medals moving around while using the Taunt: Deep Fried Desire
  • Fixed a problem on ctf_crasher related to infinite giants
  • Updated pl_sludgepit_event
    • Fixed skeletons/ghosts being able to spawn again if the cart backs up over a checkpoint
    • Added an extra resupply locker in BLU's first spawn
    • Added a few more Mann brothers voice lines and fixed the map description
    • Added Soul Gargoyle pickups
    • Replaced a few skeleton spawns and reduced amount of skeletons that spawn on each cap
    • Made the map a bit spookier
  • Updated plr_hacksaw_event
    • Changed the roofing near the finale, preventing players from walking from one barn balcony to the other
    • Replaced barn balcony windows with widened doorways to streamline movement
    • Fixed the VO in the underworld playing multiple times
    • Fixed floating candles when the graves were destroyed
    • Updated the HHH to use the new "SetModel" input
    • Delayed final capture VO so they're more audible
    • Adjusted prop fades
    • Adjusted detailing
  • Updated cp_spookeyridge
    • Added significant health and ammo packs to underworld
    • Reduced damage dealt over time in underworld
    • Updated portal particles to stand out more in overworld (Thanks FissionMetroid!)
    • Added small healthpack to upper drop down area next to last
    • Adjusted ammo pack sizes around map
    • Slightly tweaked pumpkin bomb and coffin placement
    • Fixed a few areas you could get stuck in
    • Expanded area around coffins that won't allow teleporters
    • Fixed some minor clipping/collision issues
    • Adjusted some prop fades

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

October 13, 2022 - 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 point_hurt entity not always damaging √úbercharged players
  • Fixed getting invalid strings for the server map list

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

October 12, 2022 - 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 server crash related to multiple heavies spam firing their weapons
  • Fixed trigger_add_or_remove_tf_player_attributes not interacting well with the status of other attributes
  • Fixed trigger_add_or_remove_tf_player_attributes not updating player speed correctly
  • Fixed spectators not being able to be kicked in Mann vs. Machine on official Valve servers
  • Added support for custom sounds, soundscripts, soundscapes, navmeshes and particles in workshop maps
  • Added a SetModel input to all entities with a model
    • Mappers: This replaces the previous 'addoutput modelindex' method that was used for overriding an entity's model
  • Added SetPlaybackRate and SetCycle inputs to all entities with a model
  • Added a spawnflag to point_hurt to bypass √úbercharge
  • Added OnDeath output to tf_zombie entity
  • Updated 'maps *' console command to show workshop maps
  • Updated the Create Server menu to show workshop maps
  • Updated ctf_crasher
    • Giants should more reliably be killed when they drop or capture a flag
    • Fixed a minor clipping issue on the ammo pickup by the arches

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

October 11, 2022 - 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:

  • Updated plr_hacksaw_event to fix the Headless Horsemann not being visible

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

October 11, 2022 - 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 client crash related to the Ghoulpit contract
  • Fixed Sinthetic contract objective counting pumpkin bomb kills instead of killing the Toastmaster
  • Fixed Horsemann's Hack unusual effect not being visible in bright areas and optimized the particle count
  • Fixed the hook's self-ilummination for The Hook, Line, and Thinker
  • Fixed a materials problem with the Cabinet Mann
  • Fixed a clipping problem with The Imp's Imprint
  • Fixed some cosmetic cases not showing the correct skins in the Mann Co. Catalog
  • Fixed sound file references for the Taunt: Luxury Lounge pointing to missing files
  • Updated the Magical Mount and The Pony Express to be assisters in Pyrovision
  • Updated the item_type_name values for some items
  • Updated koth_sawmill_event
    • Fixed RED team portal to the underworld not enabling
  • Updated plr_hacksaw_event
    • Adjusted prop fade distances
    • Added more details across the map
    • Added overlays in some spots to make Snipers more visible
    • Filled the final death pit with billowing smoke
    • Fixed perch spots around the map
    • Fixed various displacement gaps
    • Fixed z-fighting on fence props
    • Fixed being able to place teleporters too close to your own spawn doors
    • Fixed payload sawblade damage not being consistent
    • Fixed players spawning in the overworld when the underworld race is active
    • Fixed being able to use Bonk! Atomic Punch to bypass the stun speed in the underworld race
    • Fixed being able to use the Phlogistinator to damage players in the underworld race (Thanks Barno and pinewabble!)
    • Fixed errors caused by missing gib types for crows
    • Fixed incorrect prop collisions
    • Improved fire safety
    • Prevented the HHH from falling into pits
  • Updated ctf_crasher
    • Fixed BLU flag outline not displaying properly when home
    • Tweaked nag line preparation to ensure it works correctly for both teams
    • Potential fix for casual mode lines still interrupting announcer despite being muted
    • Potential fix for edge case where giants are not killed when dropping or capturing a flag on high-load servers
    • Giant medics will no longer mirror blast jumps above certain speeds
    • Fixed dispenser sometimes not properly attaching to giants
    • Fixed having multiple giants for the same team at the same time
  • Updated pl_sludgepit_event
    • Removed spells due to an exploit where players could get out of the map
    • Added cubemaps to fix weird visuals on metallic props
    • Removed assets leftover from the non-Halloween version of the map
  • Updated pl_hasslecastle
    • Fixed invisible playerclip blocking part of the left exit door in RED's spawn room for the final cap
    • Fixed exploit that allowed buildings to be built in an area that is later shut off from both teams

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

October 7, 2022 - 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 Crasher's contract objective pointing to the wrong map
  • Fixed the Escape Hell contract objective not triggering on some maps
  • Fixed a materials problem with the More Gun Marshal
  • Fixed a materials problem with the Ghoul Blaster war paint
  • Fixed overlapping character audio during some of the new taunts
  • Updated ctf_crasher
    • Fixed some instances of the announcer being interrupted by casual mode lines
    • Cleaned up some logic safeguards that have proven unnecessary post-release
    • Fixed giant deaths despawning pumpkin bombs
    • Fixed nag lines not properly disabling on first flag pickup
    • Extended non-buildable area around flag to prevent blocking giants
  • Updated koth_sawmill_event
    • Fixed a bug where players could be stuck with low-gravity
    • Fixed a bug where players could hit their head on the kill trigger for catapulted enemies appearing from the underworlds deathpit

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

October 6, 2022 - 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 missing model for the More Gun Marshal
  • Fixed broken material for the Dustbowl Devil
  • Fixed missing style strings for Halloween cosmetic items
  • Fixed style for Beaten and Bruised cosmetic not hiding the hat/headphones
  • Fixed missing image for the Strange Filter: Bonesaw (Community)
  • Fixed Alcoholic Automaton equip_region conflicting with the Pocket Yeti
  • Fixed rigging issue with the Horror Shawl
  • Fixed scaling issues with the Malevolent Monoculi and Haunted Forever particle effects
  • Fixed material transparency issue with the Pungent Poison particle effect
  • Fixed missing Halloween 2022 Case image on the Soul Gargoyle's collections
  • Fixed incorrect descriptions for new community map stamps
  • Fixed equip_regions for The Turncoat and Safety Stripes
  • Added missing No Headphones style for The Masked Fiend
  • Updated Taunt: Drunk Mann's Cannon
    • Fixed taunt sounds not always playing
    • Fixed incorrect delays between flair opportunities
  • Updated koth_sawmill_event
    • Fixed players sometimes spawning inside each other
  • Updated plr_hacksaw_event
    • Fixed not being able to push the Red cart
    • Fixed missing materials in resupply closets
    • Fixed Horseless Headless Horsemann not being visible

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

October 5, 2022 - 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:

Scream Fortress XIV has arrived!

  • Featuring 6 new community maps: Soul-Mill, Helltrain, Bonesaw, Crasher, Ghoulpit, and Spookeyridge
  • Added the Ghoulish Gains Case
    • Contains 22 new community-created cosmetic items that make up the Ghoulish Gains Collection
    • Has a chance to give one of 5 new community-created Halloween-restricted items as a bonus item
    • Has a chance to give a taunt Unusualifier as a bonus item
  • Added 5 new community-contributed taunts to the Mann Co. Store
    • Taunt: The Scaredy-cat!
    • Taunt: Texas Twirl 'Em
    • Taunt: The Travel Agent
    • Taunt: Drunk Mann's Cannon
    • Taunt: Shanty Shipmate
  • Added 25 new community-created Unusual effects
    • 12 new effects for Unusual hats
    • 13 new effects for Unusual taunts
  • Added the Scream Fortress XIV War Paint Case
    • Contains 11 new community-created War Paints that make-up the Scream Fortress XIV War Paint Collection
    • Has a chance to give a taunt Unusualifier as a bonus item
  • All players who launch the game will receive a Soul Gargoyle if they don't already have one
    • Grants access to Merasmissions and Halloween item transmutations
    • Tracks Merasmissions completed and souls collected
  • All Halloween Contracts have been reset, allowing them to be completed again
  • Added new Contracts for this year's featured community maps
  • Completing a Halloween Contract will give players a classic Halloween item and the chance for a Ghoulish Gains Case or Scream Fortress XIV War Paint Case
  • Continue last year's event by collecting the souls of dead players for your Soul Gargoyle by killing enemies, doing map objectives, or collecting the Soul Gargoyles that spawn in the maps
  • All cosmetic and taunt Cases will grant Halloween 2022 Unusual effects instead of their normal Unusual effects during the event. This does not include Crates.
  • Join Halloween matches by using the Special Events category in Casual
  • Scream Fortress XIV runs through November 7th, 2022
General
  • Updated several maps to fix localization issues
  • Updated cp_snakewater_final1
    • Fixed walkable ledge near mid
    • Fixed match summary screen for competitive mode
    • Created some space between spawn points and door trigger in first forward spawn
    • Minor visual fixes

Team Fortress 2 Update Released

September 28, 2022 - 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:

  • Reverted the +quickswitch bug fix while we evaluate