Scream Fortress VIII has arrived!

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by tf2.com, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. tf2.com

    tf2.com L11: Posh Member

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    Experts assure us that ghosts are just hallucinations brought on by carbon monoxide poisoning. Well, experts, have fun explaining the 13 terrifying hauntings that just simultaneously went live in our fully poison gas-free Halloween maps! For everyone else, prepare to experience the spectral horror of carbon monoxide without any of the headaches or lethargy!


    Three new Halloween maps! All classic Scream Fortress Maps! All-new contracts! New taunts! And a Creepy Crawly Case with the chance to get our newest unholy Halloween creation: a taunt Unusualifier!


    Plus, for all you unusual effects fans: For the duration of the event, all unusual cosmetics that you unbox from any case or crate will have a Halloween 2016 unusual effect, and the chances of receiving an unusual cosmetic across all cases, even old ones, will be DOUBLED. It's usually single! That's TWICE as many chances! And that's terrifying!

    Read on the TF2 Blog...
     
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  2. Muddy

    Server Staff Muddy Muddy

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    Congratulations to those lot who got their maps in game! (ESPECIALLY CHERRY I AM SO PROUD OF YOU HONEY)

    On another note, I'm completely unable to play any maps in TF2. As soon as it starts loading a map, it crashes to desktop. Most likely an OSX-only issue, since Windows users seem to be fine.

    EDIT: this gave me a chuckle
     
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  3. Crowbar

    aa Crowbar perfektoberfest

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    No postponing? Oh well, cool
     
  4. MaccyF

    aa MaccyF Notoriously Unreliable

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    Congrats to those who got maps added! I'm interested; are you guys told in advance, or is this the first you've heard of your maps inclusion?
     
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  5. fubarFX

    aa fubarFX The "raw" in "nodraw"

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    Valve does not publish maps straight off the workshop, they first need to aquire the source files (vmfs) to ensure they can update the game content if they have to. Then you have to figure out revenue splits among contributors, which the map workshop doesn't do in advance. That will usually get done a couple weeks in advance.
     
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  6. radarhead

    aa radarhead Hands out ratings like cheap cigars

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    Who needs an update page, anyways?
     
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  7. Hyperion

    aa Hyperion L16: Grid Member

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    Nice community map update, but I'm waiting for Halloween update

    And have waited 2 years now
     
  8. Another Bad Pun

    Server Staff Another Bad Pun bap

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    wow
     
  9. Beef Bucket

    aa Beef Bucket L41: Blessed Member

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    Well, on the one hand, it's basically Halloween 2015 except everything has to go through quickplay, but on the other hand, shirtless Medic. Ehh, let's call this one a B overall
     
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  10. dryerlint

    dryerlint L5: Dapper Member

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    Roast Beef Sandwich, all the links in your signature took me to a picture of shirtless medic. I'm being 100% serious, no joke, I click the link and it opens a tab of shirtless medic. What on Earth is happening
     
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  11. RodionJenga

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  12. radarhead

    aa radarhead Hands out ratings like cheap cigars

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    Anyone else experiencing lag so bad they can't play on any maps after the update?
     
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  13. Skittelz Pie

    Skittelz Pie L6: Sharp Member

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    not again pls no
     
  14. dryerlint

    dryerlint L5: Dapper Member

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    Yep. I feel like performance has dropped even further than before with this update. Without a config, the game runs at around ~10 FPS on my computer.
     
  15. ics

    aa ics http://ics-base.net

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    I can only talk about my own experience but they reach you in advance by e-mail, asking if you would like to participate. At that point, you can say them no but i don't think anyone has done so. They give you instructions what to do and you submit the files to them. After that, it's all just waiting, nerve wrecking waiting because you want to keep that as a secret untill the moment itself.
     
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  16. Beef Bucket

    aa Beef Bucket L41: Blessed Member

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    Whaaaat? That's weird. I definitely don't have anything to do with it