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Team Fortress 2 Update Released

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by tf2.com, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. tf2.com

    tf2.com L11: Posh Member

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    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 content and features for the TF2 Competitive Mode beta
      • For more information on how you can participate in testing, please visit https://steamcommunity.com/groups/tfcompetitive
      • Added a ten second countdown to the beginning of each round after the first
      • Added cp_gorge to the map rotation to test attack/defense format (using stopwatch mode)
    • Fixed a potential security issue (thanks to Justin G., aka sigsegv, for this report)
    • Fixed ragdolls not drawing the head properly when a Spy feigns death
    • Fixed the Festive Backburner missing the pilot light
    • Fixed The Classic leaving laser particles in the world
    • Fixed a problem with the Mann Co. Catalog images being drawn off-screen
    • Updated models/materials for The Hot Dogger, Brim-Full Of Bullets, The One-Man Army, Your Worst Nightmare, The Patriot Peak, The Diplomat, The Bruiser's Bandanna, The Eliminators Safeguard, and Storm Stompers
    • Added tournament medals for AsiaFortress Cup Season 9, ozfortress Season 15, and ozfortress Summer Cup 2016, ETF2L 6v6 Season 22 and Season 23, and ETF2L Highlander Season 9 and Season 10
    • Added the class viewmodel animation files to the list of files allowed on servers using sv_pure 1
    • Updated the equip_region settings for The Tools of the Trade and Captain Space Mann
    • Updated the localization files
    • Added a new Quickplay category for Alternative game modes
      • Moved Territorial Control, Special Delivery, and Player Destruction maps to this new category

    Read on the TF2 Blog...
     
  2. Muddy

    aa Muddy Muddy

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    Still waiting on the Arena quickplay category.....
     
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  3. Hotel Detective

    Hotel Detective L4: Comfortable Member

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    It's back baby!
     
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  4. Geit

    aa Geit 💜 I probably broke it 💜

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    Yaaaaaaay! If I didn't have a dissertation to write I'd be all over this. Hopefully GPit is next.
     
  5. Chrytin

    Chrytin L2: Junior Member

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    I really hope they get Highlander into MM soon. The addition of Gorge is promising but A/D modes generally aren't fantastic with lower playercounts. It'd be great to have 6v6 mm for koth and 5cp then highlander for A/D and PL. Here's hoping.
     
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  6. FrostHoneyJuice

    FrostHoneyJuice L3: Member

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    I salute you @Egan.
     
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  7. Vel0city

    aa Vel0city func_fish

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    Still waiting on the day this and this and of course this gets fixed. And of course the horrendous memory management and crashes caused by said horrendous memory management on OS X. That has its 1 year anniversary of being in this game coming up next Friday, April 29th.
     
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  8. FrostHoneyJuice

    FrostHoneyJuice L3: Member

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    Damm son, ma snipah looks hawt.

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  9. Beef Bucket

    aa Beef Bucket L41: Blessed Member

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    My guess is that Highlander will be added once matchmaking goes public, right now finding a good match with twelve players is hard enough as it is
     
  10. RataDeOrdenador

    RataDeOrdenador L5: Dapper Member

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    Well,whoever fights these Dead Ringer spies... You're so FUCKED. V;
     
  11. YM

    aa YM LVL100 YM

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    10 might be over doing it, but, combined with:
    HOOO BOOY FUCKING FINALLY
     
  12. Vel0city

    aa Vel0city func_fish

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    Look at the first stress tests. Valve's servers were unable to handle the sheer amount of traffic, and that was just with 6v6.

    Now imagine 18 people trying to hit a server at once, x all the people searching for a lobby. They'll need to redo the stress tests from the ground up since we're dealing with a substantial increase in player traffic per server. Still. There needs to be a way for people to know beforehand what people they'll have on their team and what people they'll be facing, as well as picking a map beforehand instead of the totally random guesswork we have to do now. Some integrated system like TF2Center has right now would work brilliantly.
     
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  13. Yrr

    aa Yrr An Actual Deer

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    whydro

    watergate's back tho thats good
     
  14. hutty

    aa hutty

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    If doomsday is no longer in the ctf rotation, capture crits are going to be back on every server. RIP sweet 45 minute stalemates.
     
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  15. CommodoreKong

    aa CommodoreKong

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    I feel like Gravel Pit in 6s would be pretty awful in 6s, it would be almost impossible to defend both A and B and the defending team would just have to give one of them up right away.

    Interestingly enough in this update Valve set up the HUD to support up to 12 players per team.
    Personally I think I would prefer to see what I call "Big Team Matchmaking" instead of Highlander. The system would match 10-12 players of similar skill levels per team. In game there would be a class restriction of 2 per class. It would probably be easier to match 10-12 people per team with no class restrictions (until you're in game of course) then 9 per team with requiring 1 of each class, and it would be a matchmaking experience similar to pub play.
     
  16. Geit

    aa Geit 💜 I probably broke it 💜

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    Back when it used to be in the competitive leagues (many moons ago), the usual tactic was to defend B and just sacrifice A, and just send some scouts to harras the attackers while they tried to take it and to prevent them attacking through C. It's quite fun in short bursts, imo.
     
  17. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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    Why would capture crits be off on account of Doomsday? Capturing in that map is an instant win anyway.
     
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  18. hutty

    aa hutty

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    Doomsday has a sever command entity that turns off the crits, valve ctf servers have crits on until they load doomsday.
     
  19. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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    So they put a server command that does literally nothing but fuck up the server into their own map.

    GG, Valve. GG.
     
  20. Hyperion

    aa Hyperion L16: Grid Member

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