Product Update - Valve
May 18, 2011
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

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