Product Update - Valve
* Recycling has been temporarily disabled, but will be coming back soon so make sure to hold onto your charm fragments
Product Update - Valve
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:

  • Fixed the Strange Dalokohs Bar not counting food eaten
  • Fixed a client crash related to the material system
  • Fixed a client crash related to the control point HUD
  • Fixed a server crash related to the Robot Destruction game mode
  • Fixed name changes not being applied to all panels
  • Fixed a bug with tournaments ending early if the previous round ended in a stalemate
  • Fixed the Australium Scattergun using the fire material
  • Fixed not seeing the particle effects for weapons and cosmetic items in the player model panels
  • Added Gamers Assembly 2015 medals
  • Added a "no hat" style for the Batter's Helmet
  • Updated more sound files to use .mp3 format instead of .wav
  • Updated nav_check_stairs to be marked as a cheat
  • Updated Mann Co. Store prices for foreign currencies to current USD equivalents
  • Updated the localization files
  • Mannpower update
    • Updated grapple model and player animations
    • Fixed not hearing some of the powerup sounds
    • Removed ctf_foundry from the default map cycle to focus on gathering information on the remaining maps
    • Knockout: reduced melee damage multiplier
    • Knockout: max health buff has been reduced for the Heavy and for the Demoman with a shield or decapitating sword equipped
    • Grapple: increased base damage for attaching to a player and increased bleed damage while attached
Product Update - Valve
* Fixed Eyes in the Forest still applying Overgrowth damage after the tree had been destroyed and regrown.
Product Update - Valve
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:

  • Fixed a client crash related to the game UI
  • Updated the localization files
Product Update - Valve
* In ranked matches, the average MMR of each team is now shown during hero selection, and the top MMR on each team is shown next to that player’s hero portrait.

* Fixed Keeper of the Light's Illuminate occasionally revealing Fog of War incorrectly

* Fixed Control Groups not saving for heroes that the user has not played before
Product Update - Valve
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:

  • Fixed some props flickering when shot
  • Fixed a listen server crash when setting mp_tournament 1 on the command line
  • Fixed clipped Preset button in the Quickswitch panel
  • Fixed some .mp3 sound script entries that were missed in the previous update
  • Fixed self-made taunts not displaying the community-sparkle particle effect
  • Fixed a Taunt Workshop bug related to looping animations
  • Fixed item levels not displaying during trading sessions
  • Added UGC Highlander Season 13, Highlander Season 14, 6v6 Season 15, 6v6 Season 16, 4v4 Season 2, and 4v4 Season 3 medals
  • Updated Mann Co. Store prices for foreign currencies to current USD equivalents
  • Mannpower update
    • Added powerup icons to the HUD deathnotice reports
    • Fixed Thunder Mountain not showing up in the Quickplay dialog's list of maps
    • Fixed the intel getting into a bad state and becoming unreachable under the ground at the cap point
    • Medics now move slower than their heal target while their heal target is using the grapple
    • Removed random weapon damage spread
    • Removed crit immunity from the Resistance powerup
    • Removed random melee critical hits
    • Increased all melee damage by 30%
    • Knockout powerup
      • Removed melee damage critical hits
      • Added double melee damage multiplier
      • A Half-Zatoichi kill now refills to base health only, not buffed health
    • Updated ctf_thundermountain
      • Fixed being able to get to rocks in the death cliff intel areas
      • Fixed being able to escape the playable part of the map
      • Fixed being able to get on top of the center tower roof
    • Updated ctf_foundry
        - Added nobuild brushes to the tops of the inside white tankers
Product Update - Valve
Fixed various assortments of pathing
Product Update - Valve
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:

  • Announcing the Taunt Workshop!
    • Steam Workshop taunt submissions can now be "Certified Compatible" and are no longer tagged as Beta
    • Check out the blog post for more information
  • Added 3 new community-created taunts to the Mann Co. Store
    • Scout taunt: The Boston Breakdance
    • Sniper taunt: The Killer Solo
    • Sniper taunt: Most Wanted
  • Added Crate #92 to the drop list
  • Updated sound vo files to use .mp3 files instead of .wav files to reduce hard drive space
  • Fixed a bug related to jiggle bones and cl_jiggle_bone_framerate_cutoff
  • Fixed an exploit related to material .vmt files and playing on servers using sv_pure
  • Fixed the game not running for some dual GPU machines (Mac OS X)
  • Fixed a dedicated server crash caused by a Soldier with Mantreads landing on a player with the Warlock powerup equipped
  • Fixed an exploit related to Highlander mode and changing teams with instant respawn
  • Fixed a bug with the vote system UI when sv_vote_ui_hide_disabled_issues was set to 0
  • Fixed an exploit where clients could bypass the name change timer
  • Fixed a bug that caused some particles to not draw correctly
  • Fixed shadows drawing on some wearables while in first person
  • Fixed an exploit related to the Gunslinger and hitting teammates to generate a guaranteed third hit that is critical
  • Fixed the Killstreak icon not being positioned correctly in the HUD targetID panel
  • Fixed not being able to activate the Phlogistinator's buff using alt-fire when ammo was below the cost of an airblast
  • Updated the Mann Co. Store and Armory to not display item levels
  • Fixed the Phlogistinator's bottle not getting the crit-boost material effect
  • Added a "no helmet" style for the Antlers
  • Added the OSL.tf tournament medals
  • Added the Florida LAN tournament medals
  • Reduced the latency of voice audio
  • Updated the equip_region for the Black Knight's Bascinet
  • Updated The Little Bear so it can get assists in Pyrovision
  • Updated weapons sounds for the axe_hit, blade_hit, and cbar_hit sound effects
  • Updated Mann Co. Store prices for foreign currencies to current USD equivalents
  • Updated the description for The Gunslinger to include the three hit combo
  • Updated the localization files
  • Mannpower update
    • Added new map ctf_thundermountain
    • Added new powerup: Knockout
      • Restricts the carrier to Melee and Grappling Hook only
      • Max health increased by 150
      • Immune to airblast and damage pushback
      • Melee weapon always crits and forcibly shoves the victim away
      • Melee hit forces the victim to drop their powerup or the flag if they have it
      • 4X melee damage to buildings
    • Grappling Hook changes
      • Added hook jump– hit the jump key while being pulled-in to detach and jump extra distance (jump velocity convar "tf_grapplinghook_jump_up_speed")
      • Added support for hooking into enemy players
        • Release the fire button once the hook has hit an enemy player to draw yourself to them
        • Hooked victims will bleed for 2 health per second
        • Unhook at any time by switching back to the grapple, or firing it again away from your victim
        • Force detach if the hook is not in line of sight of hooked in enemy for more than 1 second
        • Sound cue added when hooked by an enemy's grapple
      • Added new Grapple weapon sounds and grapple projectile
      • Reduced max firing distance to 4000 units (convar "tf_grapplinghook_max_distance")
      • Increased hook re-fire delay from 0.2 seconds to 0.5 seconds
      • Re-enabled fall damage for the grappling hook (convar "tf_grapplinghook_prevent_fall_damage")
      • Fixed grappling hook rope drawing as the wrong color for friendly disguised Spy
    • Added Revenge temporary powerup
      • Activates and spawns when a significant game imbalance is detected
      • Temporarily grants crits, increased fire rate and increased clip size
    • Added unique powerup pickup sounds
    • Random Melee critical hits are now enabled in Mannpower (ConVar "tf_weapon_criticals_melee 2")
    • Strength: Fixed sentries inheriting the double damage multiplier
    • Reduced the time it takes a dropped powerup to become available for pickup by 0.5 seconds
Product Update - Valve
- Various Pathfinding Fixes
Product Update - Valve
* Added an upgraded wolf pup style to Crystal Maiden’s Frost Avalanche (existing Arcanas will be updated shortly)
- Unlocked by destroying 50 enemy wards
- Upgraded wolf pups have an alternate skin, and several new behaviors

* Dropping an item onto another item on the ground now properly places it where clicked
* Made various fixes to pathing
* Fixed a case where Winter's Curse didn't credit the kill properly
* Fixed autopause in league games having a countdown instead of being instant
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