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.

Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
Anti Matter Games is growing their external community test team to help test some of the upcoming content for RO2/RS. You can find out more information here in our forums:

And last but not least: Check out this amazing video put together by the 29th ID using Rising Storm!

Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
Rolling off the Killing Floor 2 announcement and Killing Floor End Of The Line event, we at Tripwire have some good news for Red Orchestra 2 fans! New hardware is being shipped to the front! What hardware? Glad you asked!

Small Arms

Maschinengewehr 1942 (MG-42) - A squad and mounted machine gun of the German armies, designed and intended to replace the MG-34. Firing at 1,200 rpm, the MG-42 not only put bullets down range but fear as well. One of its only drawbacks was its inability to have successful sustained fire due to the amount of ammunition it could consume as well as easily over heating its barrel.


T-70 - Designed to replace previous light tanks in use by the Russian army and one of the last light tanks to be made before their fall out of favor for more armored and up-gunned medium and heavy tanks. Featuring a small crew (consisting of the driver and the commander/gunner), it boasted a 45-mm cannon and a coaxial mounted DT machine gun.

Panzerkampfwagen III (Panzer III) - Intended as the main battle tank of the German armies going into WWII it went through several modifications and role changes as the Germany army encountered heavier armored and armed tanks on the eastern front. It also introduced the standard 3 man turret that became the standard for both the Germany army and that of the Allied powers it was fighting.

We will be bringing you screenshots as development of these items continues. I will also be going into (in my continuing series of What We Are Up To Posts) some of the new features and community requests that we are tackling for our next set of updates. Also I am pleased to announce that we've been working on the SDKfz 251 and in a future build it will sit 6 passengers in the back. We'll see you on the front!
Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
A small 6.6 MB update is going out for all RO 2 clients (sever update not required) at this time. This update addresses a recent crash that many users have experienced on first server load or map change.
Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro

If you are just joining the fight, Rising Storm is the best place to start as it gives both the Rising Storm and Red Orchestra 2 Multiplayer content!

For those who recently picked up Red Orchestra 2, now is your chance to fully enter the pacific theater and unlock all classes and weapons by purchasing the Rising Storm expansion!

And if you are looking to pick up everything Tripwire, don't forget the Tripwire Bundle -
Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
Everything Tripwire Interactive ( is currently 50% off with the Tripwire Interactive Bundle ( at 66% off!

Now is the time to grab anything you might be missing, or to encourage a friend to join you in your favorite Tripwire game today (by gifting it to them of course)!
Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
The Tripwire Ladder ladder-season has now kicked off, with Territory and Countdown ladders launched and teams starting to compete against each other for a total prize-pool of $6000, divided into two 10-week seasons. You can sign up your team even during the season, so if you missed the launch, no worries! You can still join up. In addition to the ladders, there will be tournaments during the season, so stay tuned!

Head on over to for competitive Red Orchestra 2 gaming.
Community Announcements - [TW]Ramm-Jaeger
A live TWI Ladder Stalingrad Cup exhibition match is streaming live on now! If you want to see what competitive match play looks like for Red Orchestra 2, check it out here now:
Community Announcements - [TW]Ramm-Jaeger
This patch addresses the following:

  • Refined gameplay, balance, and cover on map OtoriShimi
  • Fixes for server crash hacks/exploits
  • Fixes for hit detection hacks/exploits
  • When players are vote kicked from a server they are now session banned and cannot return immediately
  • Added a new setting to allow server admins to tune the minimum kick votes required to kick a player from the server. This can be found here in ROGame.ini:


  • Added a setting in ROGame.ini to allow server admins to prevent users that have a VAC ban in any game from being able to join their server. This is defaulted to off. The settings can be found here:
    To enable this setting set KickForVACBan=false. If KickForVACBanNum=0 then players with any VAC bans at all will be kicked from the server. If KickForVACBanNum is set to 2 or greater than that will be the number of VAC bans the user can have in any game before being kicked. The recommended setting to ensure no VAC banned users can join your server is:


There is additional unlisted hack/exploit prevention in this update, but due to the nature of hacking we will not be going into detail on those items. If you encounter any unusual issues with this update please report it on the RO2 support forums here:
Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
This patch includes a fix for a server exploit and crash. Other changes include:

  • Fallen Fighters S&D - Minor bug fixes
  • Arad - Fixed cap lettering being out of order
  • Arad - Fixed overhead map
  • UI - In Countdown, squad leader location icons are now properly updated
  • SDK - Copying objects out of packages works again

This is an update for both servers and clients.

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