A Heavy Update 8/19/08

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  1. PMAvers

    PMAvers L6: Sharp Member

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    August 19'th = Heavy Day! (Possibly.)

    http://steamgames.com/tf2/heavy/

    http://www.teamfortress.com/post.php?id=1738


    edit: First Unlockable weapon reaveled. The K.G.B

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  2. luxatile

    aa luxatile deer

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    HOLY S***!

    A new game mode. With five maps. Plus a new payload map. And Steel.

    What? Huh? How the hell can they suddenly have made fricking SIX new maps? This absolutely blows away my expectations.

    It's been a while since I've been this excited. Since the week before Gold Rush, to be exact.


    ...Just to be picky, they never said that it will be released on Aug 19th. They'll give us more throughout the week (until Tuesday I guess, which is the 19th), and after that they'll release it if all goes well. I'd say around 1st-10th September. :p
     
  3. bobby1211

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    [back flips]

    -Bobby
     
  4. drp

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    awesome. cant wait.
     
  5. Hawk

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    Exciting! Please don't delay this one much, Valve... even though we expect delays now.

    HolyCowSoManyNewMapsNewGameplayModeMeetTheSomebodyNewHeavyWeaponsAndAchievementsOMG!
    Soon I can play may favorite class Pyro without feeling guilty.
     
  6. Shmitz

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    The cynic in me expects most of the "new" maps to be like ctf_well, but still awesome to hear.
     
  7. NumbersAndNoise

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    Gentlemen, start your speculation!

    My guess? Then new game mode is something based on what we heard earlier, that their research showed that the people who liked tc_hydro were the ones that liked Sudden Death, and they were considering making a game mode based on it. So I'm guessing we'll get smaller maps for an "arena" gametype that implements that mechanic somehow.

    Edit: Somebody found an "arena" gametype thing about the HUD (I don't remember what exactly) in the existing gamecode, and the phrasing "a new game mode with five new arenas for it" rather than "five new maps for it" seems to suggest that, though I may be making something out of nothing.
     
  8. luxatile

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    With the added bonus of all Pyros getting the Makin' Bacon achievement in about 3.4 seconds.
     
  9. FaTony

    FaTony Banned

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    6 maps?
    cp_hydro
    pl_dustbowl
    pl_gravelpit
    ctf_granary
    tc_well
    and, of cource,
    TC_2FORT.
     
  10. Jazz

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    Every thing looks great to me except for cp_steel. That map always confuses me when I play it.
     
  11. joshman

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    this is wonderful!

    I'm guessing for the maps:
    Hunted, Another Custom map, A Payload map that incorporates a large platform, and some TFC ports.
     
  12. luxatile

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    Something tells me you forgot to read it properly.

    So, that means no Hunted (it's not a new game mode) no "another custom map" (we've already got Steel, and they're saying it will be one), no Payload on a large platform and...probably not any TFC ports.
     
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  13. cornontheCoD

    cornontheCoD L7: Fancy Member

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    told you guys a new payload map and a new game mode were being worked on ;)

    now I wonder if any of these maps will be in the "new environment"
     
  14. oxy

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    New environment??? Eeekkkk:p
     
  15. Laz

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    that new environment is what I am awaiting the most :D
     
  16. luxatile

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    With six new maps coming, I'm sure at least on of them will be in a new environment. Valve have made lots of variations on their mining/desert/industry themes, but I think even they have to run out of possibilities some time. :p
     
  17. Vander

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    Wow, Valve continues to amaze and adds value to an already awesome product!

    Thanks Valve!
     
  18. TheBladeRoden

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    I just hope they didn't take my Domination mode without telling me :mad:
     
  19. ChronoTriggerFan

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    Not too excited about Steel, but I'll keep my ramblings to myself.

    I'm still wondering if the world will end when we will have full teams of heavies... weather it will be scout rush heaven or medic heaven.... or spy heaven :D
     
  20. Vander

    Vander L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    Are you kidding!? Sniper heaven for sure! :wow: