Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
NoReconnect Error:

Please look in your KillingFloor/system folder for a Steam_AppID.txt file and delete it. This should fix your issue. At that point DO NOT launch the Toy Master mod via the Steam Library. As of now we have disabled this ability and it will give you an error. You can still play the mod by launching Killing Floor and going to Game Modes when it is downloaded.

We are looking into why this file is being generated and why it is causing this problem. We do not have the ability to remove the file from players systems so please help spread the word if you know players who have this issue.


Slow Server Browser:
It is overloaded from the amount of players/servers from the free weekend. As a work around for that we suggest using the Steam server browser for now.

Right click on Steam in your System tray and select the "Servers" option.


For server admins who have had trouble updating their servers to Killing Floor 1062:

Once we reproduced this locally, we managed to fix this issue by navigating to the folder where the SteamCMD executable is and deleting the "Appcache" folder that is part of the SteamCMD folder structure and running the update again.

So any admins who are experiencing this issue should attempt this fix.
Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Alice O'Connor)

Nope.

I do enjoy how Killing Floor’s monsters look like people in Halloween costumes, the sort of thing one could make with a few hours and some household supplies. Given me a black bodysuit, some tights, cotton wool, pipe cleaners, socks, and wire coat hangers, and I’ll make you a Crawler that’ll win you pity in your office costume contest. Unsurprisingly, Killing Floor gets into Halloween in a big way.

The co-op survival FPS’s annual spooky event launched yesterday, and KF is also part of Steam’s ten-game Free Weekend Weekend, so all and sundry can come fight the horrible, horrible dolls that are murderous and horrible.

… [visit site to read more]

Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
This is a hotfix to address the following issues with the Halloween update. It addresses the following issues:


  • Fleshpounds will now spawn in wave games
  • Toy Master will now launch Killing Floor properly from the Steam Library if you launch the Toy Master application instead of Killing Floor
  • Link to new DLC bundles now points to them properly (many 75% off!)


This is a required update for clients and servers. Servers will need to be updated before you will see them back in the server browser.


The Toy Master server files can now also properly be downloaded via the SteamCMD tool.
Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
Update 1061 - Halloween Horror Double Feature

http://youtu.be/VWsznGaHoF0

Halloween Event

  • They’re back ... The Halloween zeds have returned along with all of their achievements and unlockable characters!


Map

  • Brand new map Clandestine


Mod

  • Steam Mod - Toy Master: Available for free for all Killing Floor owners



Localization will be updated shortly

Whitelist has been updated.

PSA: When playing Toy Master, launch the mod via Killing Floor, not via your Steam Library, or you will not have your existing KF perk levels.
Announcement - Valve
Check out Steam's first Free Weekend Weekend which will feature 10 games that you play for free starting Thursday, 16 October at 10am PT through Sunday, 19 October at 1pm PT: Free Weekend Weekend

The following games will be discounted for purchase as well as playable for free: Payday 2, Company of Heroes 2, Awesomenauts, Trine 2, Blade Symphony, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Don't Starve, Grid 2, Killing Floor, Injustice: Gods Among Us.


Free games will be available to play until Sunday, October 19th at 1pm Pacific, but games will be discounted through Monday, 20 October at 10am Pacific.










Community Announcements - [TW]Wilsonam
We are now providing another free update to RO2/RS. This time, new vehicles, weapons and contest-winning maps!
  • German MG 42 Light Machinegun
  • Soviet T-70 Light Tank
  • German Panzer IIIM Light/Medium Tank
  • Contest Map: Kobura - Americans defending a jungle airstrip in Burma against ferocious Japanese assault
  • Contest Map: Tula Outskirts - a remake of an old favorite from RO1, with Germans attacking dug-in Russians
  • Updated map for new tanks: Arad 2 now updated to showcase the new T-70 and Pz III
Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
In just a few minutes the "Rising Storm Beta" application will be updated to the latest beta build of the game! Featuring bug fixes, some community feature requests, and the new vehicles and weapon!

We will be opening up our server tomorrow to host the first outside the office test so stay tuned for an event announcement with the exact time!


PSA:

As a heads up for those who already installed the beta. Until just now the beta was using the live games Config files. To address this problem please do the following (we are updating this in the beta but for those who already ran it you will need to do this by hand or delete your config files).

Navigate to your Rising Storm Beta install directory and drill into ROGame/Config. It should look something like this: D:\SteamLibrary\SteamApps\common\Rising Storm Beta\ROGame\Config. Once there open up the DefaultEngine.ini file and search for the following section:

[Windows.StandardUser]
MyDocumentsSubDirName=

And make it look like this:

[Windows.StandardUser]
MyDocumentsSubDirName=Rising Storm Beta

Then save the folder. The next time you launch the game it should use the right directory.
Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
In the near future we plan on rolling out an update to the Rising Storm beta so the community can help us balance some of our upcoming content to Red Orchestra 2! (We recommend you do not install it just yet as you will have to do a huge update/download when we release the new build). So stay tuned to the official forums and here at the Official Game Group for more information!

http://www.twiladder.com/news/35

TWI Ladder and Tripwire Interactive are also pleased to announce the Fall 2014 Season for competitive for RO2/Rising Storm. There will be two competitions in parallel - one for the classic Territory game mode, the other for Countdown mode. Both will run for 10 weeks, starting from Sunday 14 September, so there is still time to sign your team for a chance at the total prize pool of $1,000 for each ladder!
Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
http://prime.paxsite.com/schedule/panel/tripwire-interactives-killing-floor-2-panel

Tripwire Interactive's Killing Floor 2 Panel!

Tripwire Interactive talks about the Killing Floor franchise, the upcoming release of Killing Floor 2, and other exciting things happening at the studio. Who knows what will happen - Special guests? Goodies? Other surprises? Killing Floor cosplay encouraged!
Panelists:

Jared Creasy [Community Manager, Tripwire Interactive], Alan Wilson [Vice President, Tripwire Interactive], Mike Schmitt [Sr. Marketing, Tripwire Interactive]

And if you need help convincing your friends to join you in Killing Floor 2, KF 1 is currently on sale for 75% off (with DLC 50% off) for a week long deal!
Community Announcements - [TW]Ramm-Jaeger
The first 10-week ladder season at TWIL for the year 2014 has now come to an end. Thanks to all the teams and players that participated!

From a difficult start to an exciting finish, this season had its ups and downs and now lets head for a summer break and turns gazes to Autumn season.

The final standings, Elo-ratings and prize winners for the ladders can be found over on the TWI Ladder Site:

Tripwire Ladder Site

Congratulations to all winners and thanks to every team and player that participated in the first 2014 TWIL Season. More info about upcoming events and the Autumn season to follow.
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