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Product Update - Valve
Super MNC Rule Changes 8:

Free Pro Rotation: Captain Spark, Cheston, Megabeth, Sniper, Support, Tank
We at Uber Entertainment hope everyone in the United States had an enjoyable, safe, and restful Memorial Day! We did, which results in a shorter week and a slightly smaller update.

This week we are taking aim at improving our match quality. The big step we're taking is that teams of five are only going to matched with other teams of five. Teams of two or solo players will be matched together. This means that we've removed the ability to group up in teams of three or four. If you only have a team of three or four, what better way to get to know your fellow players than to invite them into your team?

As always, feel free to leave us feedback at http://www.uberent.com/forums! If you have issues please emailsupport@uberent.com


New Rules
• Only teams of two and five can be built. If you have three or four, ask in chat for someone to play!
• Only solos and duo groups are now match made with each other.
• Teams of five are now only matched with other teams of five.
• Custom games can now be started with only four players.
• Pro store menu updated to match the style of the items menu.
• Death UI now shows the flair equipped by the person who did the damage.
• Removed confirmation for quitting out of a replay.
• When a replay download completes, button will now change to "PLAY" when that replay is selected.
• Added the XP bar back to the old location next to chat.
• Added new effect for speed boosts.

Bug Fixes
• Fixed GG Stack and Chip Valvano talking about turrets that can't be rebuilt when they can.
• Fixed returning to the wrong game mode UI after a match.
• Fixed login screen hangup when there is no connection to UberNet.
• Fixed controls breaking if you taunt at the exact moment of spawn.
• Fixed some instances of the game hanging when creating a custom game.
• Fixed several minor UI alignment issues.
• Fixed various typos and incorrect characters in Pro bios.
• Fixed GG and Chip from talking about the wrong team when a player lands a Head Crab or Ground Zero.
• Fixed changing parts of your loadout in Training Camp from not working properly.

Gun Mountain
• Fixed some turrets being stuck into the ground.
• Fixed bot lanes on the HUD from being reversed.
• Fixed Shelly being able to be stunned.
• Continued art improvements.
• Added bot lane holograms.
• Fixed typo in the spelling of "New Sydney"
• Shelly: Activation Time: 0.25 -> 2
• Jumping on or near Shelly will now kill Pros.
• Trails on Shelly shells are more team colored.

Turbocross
• Turrets that are prebuilt on the map now have shields that once taken down, do not come back. Player built turrets do not have shields.
• Fixed turrets from sometimes doing no damage to bots.
• Turbocross Jackbot Health: 105000 -> 87500
• All throw and momentum push distances increased by 25%

Turrets
• Long Shot Turrets: Will no longer fire at any of its previous 10 targets.
• Long Shot Turrets: Added radius damage falloff, which means you'll take more damage the closer you are to the epicenter of the explosion.
• Long Shot Turrets: Added radius momentum falloff, which means you'll only be moved if you're close to the epicenter of the explosion.
• Long Shot Turrets: Damage: Full/Min: 400/200 -> 300/150

Assassin
• Dagger/Sword: Cloak drain per shot: -5 -> -4
• Shuriken Launcher: Cloak drain per shot: -1.8 -> -1.4

Assault
• Fly: Shooting now drains fly similar to Assassin Cloak
• Assault Rifle: Fly drain per shot: 0 -> -1
• Grenade Launcher: Fly drain per shot: 0 -> -5

Captain Spark
• Megahurtz: Armor damage: 500 -> 250

Combat Girl
• New Uniform: Pit Girl
• Combat Healer: Fixed not being able to heal turrets in Turbocross

Leo
• New Uniform: The Illusionist
• Fixed wings not displaying properly when wearing the Chickey head.
• Fixed mustache placement.

Wascot
• Shifty Shuffle: Grappling as the Wascot will no longer cancel Shifty Shuffle.
• Shifty Shuffle: Grappling the Wascot while Shifty Shuffle is active will now use your entire cooldown.
• Party Pooper: Now affects turrets as well as Pros.
Product Update - Valve
An update to Ys Origin has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Ys Origin. The major changes include:

-Fixed a freeze related to Epona in the Guilty Fire.
-Fixed the Dirty Little Secret achievement.
Product Update - Valve
r21580b
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Critical fixes:
+ Fixed the AI divide by zero crash.
+ Fixed a crash related to swarmer interception.
+ Fixed a crash related to exiting the defense manager.
+ Fixed a battle rider and boarding-pod related crash.
+ Fixed a System Killer related crash on turn update.
+ Fixed a Suul'ka spawning and admiral-related crashes.
+ Fixed a few potential crashes that could occur after random encounters.
+ Fixed a potential deep space encounter crash.
+ Fixed a potential crash that could occur with out-of-date planet
information and fleet selection.
+ Fixed a critical repair-related combat crash.


Other fixes:
+ Freighters now retreat on node lines when applicable.
+ Tuned combat sensor picking.
+ The pre-combat UI now defaults to the first combat.
+ The pre-combat UI now applies the correct star map effects and
colors where applicable.
+ Fleet information now updates correctly when ships are transferred
or repaired.
+ Fixed known issues where missiles were missing ships in the weapon
test screen.
+ Mission screens no longer show extraneous fleet lines.
+ Fixed a bug that prevented the intercept mission screen from
focusing on the target fleet.
+ Fixed shield placement and shield status combat UI issues.
+ Subjugators now carry Slave Disks.
+ Quantum Capacitor and Shield Magnifier effects now work.
+ The government support action no longer causes shifts for developed colonies.
+ Fixed corrupt game lobby player lists.
+ Zuul torpedo platforms can now be placed.
+ Colonization fleets no longer teleport on support runs.
+ Fixed the swapped government and research slider labels in the
research screen.
+ Gas giants and moons are no longer incorrectly listed as size 10.
+ Fixed a bug that caused effect LODs to pile up on top of each other.
+ Fixed an issue where fleets and systems would overlap in lists.
+ The "war declared" turn event now correctly reflects the instigator.
+ Environmental tailoring effect now works.
+ Addressed an issue that was caused by retreating fleet consolidation
to violate command point limits.
+ Gate station construction now removes system's deployed gate ship.
+ It is no longer possible to construct gate stations without the
required technology.
+ Tracking weapons no longer attempt to path through planets.
+ Fixed an issue that was preventing combat AI from moving ships
around a planet to reach the target.
+ Support missions no longer deliver twice in one turn.
+ AI rebellion will no longer occur if a countering technology has
been researched.
+ Fixed a bug that was preventing treaties from activating.
+ Targets of node cannons no longer leave empty fleets behind.
+ Fixed an issue that was preventing ships at base from registering a
sensor range.
+ Fixed an issue that was preventing station retrofits from working in
networked games.
+ Fixed an issue that appeared to prevent the construction of stations
at independent-controlled systems.
+ Ship rolling is now synchronized over the network in combat.
+ Fixed a networked combat issue that was causing the last ship in a
selection to be left behind.
+ Tombs are now removed when all of their drones are destroyed.
+ Fixed an issue that was preventing weapon damage from being
communicated correctly in networked combat.
+ The game window no longer reacts to keypresses when it does not have focus.


Other changes and additions:
+ Many new turn events.
+ Mission lines are now in player color.
+ Multiple missions can be issued from a single screen for Survey,
Relocate, Colonize, Support, Patrol, Interdict, Invade and Strike.
+ Construction, Upgrade and Patrol missions now have an optional
rebase on completion.
+ Added a Von Neumann research bounty.
+ Ships waiting at base will now replenish crew and supplies.
+ The colony support dialog now provides planet details.
+ Combat sensor view now displays a greater variety of icons.
+ Asteroid belts now jam sensors.
+ Asteroid Monitors, Swarmers and Relics no longer generate encounters
unless an enemy fleet is present.
+ Added slave drop-off.
+ Defense fleets are now available in various fleet lists.
+ Added a tooltip to the psi icon on the starmap.
+ Added a Liir deep space maneuvering bonus.
+ Node missiles added.
+ Modified the AI rebel color.
+ Added evangelist admiral trait effect.
+ Asteroid impacts now affect colony morale.
+ Independent colonies are immediately available for diplomatic action.
+ Overpopulation now affects morale.
+ Added AI Virus effects.
+ Increased station science module bonus.
+ Fleets now have empire-based default names.
+ Minelayers can now be placed with drag-and-drop interaction.
+ Added colony economic ratings.
+ Added open and closed systems.
+ Various unresponsive turrets fixed via arc errors.
+ Handful of missing text string errors corrected.

Product Update - Valve
- Added the Dota 2 Store!

GAMEPLAY
- Enabled Ogre Magi in Captain's Mode.
- Ogre Magi: Fixed Bloodlust autocast interrupting your TP scroll.
- Ogre Magi: Fixed Multicast Fireblast not extending the stun duration.
- Ogre Magi: Fixed Bloodlust being castable on magic immune units.
- Ogre Magi: Fixed Bloodlust Multicast being used up by couriers.
- Ogre Magi: Fixed Fireblast Mutlicast stopping if you die while it is multicast.
-Ogre Magi: Added unique effect for unrefined fireblast
- Outworld Destroyer: Fixed Arcane Orb not working on Illusions recently.

UI
- Fixed losses and abandons not showing correctly on your own profile.
- Kill Cam panel now shows any custom items the killer was wearing.

VISUALS
- Empowering Haste visual no longer shows up on creeps
- Added new effect for unrefined fireblast.

DOTA 2 BOTS
- Fixed bug where bots would run out of their base immediately after teleporting to it.
- Fixed bug that could cause bots to prioritize a temporarily invalid unit (nightmared, reincarnating, etc) over one that is currently valid.
- Fixed case where bots would prioritize other desires over picking up Aegis/Cheese/Rapier.
- Fixed a number of bugs that could cause bots to get stuck near Roshan.
- Easier and Easy bots will now have ability usage lockouts where they're periodically unable to use items and abilities.
- Fixed bug where passive bots would get stuck trying to ward.
- Fixed bug where Dire-side lobby slots would be inaccessible when there were bots in the corresponding Radiant-side lobby slot.
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:

  • Added The Surgeon's Side Satchel
  • Added new promotional items
  • Updated The Stickybomb Jumper

    • Players with this weapon equipped cannot carry the intelligence
  • Updated The Rocket Jumper
    • Attributes now match The Stickybomb Jumper
    • Players with this weapon equipped cannot carry the intelligence
    • Updated the model and material
  • Updated The Enforcer
    • +20% damage bonus while undisguised
    • -20% firing speed
    • No random criticals
  • Updated The Last Breath to fix some clipping issues
  • Updated the localization files
Product Update - Valve
Update5
- Cars get less stuck in other cars.
- Roll of certain classes have been tweaked.
- The default settings of Classic cars have been switched with the new settings. (eg: standard setting is now the chaos&destruction setting)
- Smashing destructable objects now will earn you boost and supermove, but are currently due to work on multiplayer functional in singleplayer only.
- Speed game mode now has the same functionality / game logic as race mode.
- "Classic Mode" now renamed to "Game Speed" because of reviewer setting the game to chaos&destruction meanwhile complaining game is way too fast.

Update6
- Fixed "monstertruck wheels crushes my car" issue
- Improved physics for the 'default' Classic class tuning setting.
- Added 'Classic' setting for the Muscle Class.
- Added new loadingscreens.
- Tempered reaction for all explosions and other impact effects.
- Upgraded first skin for default car, Grinder.
- Greatly reduced the chance of cars getting stuck in each other.
- Streamlined 'CrashSiteX' track. Go give it a try!
- Reduced default A.I count for both race and challenge mode.

Update7
- Player can now bash it's way easier through opponents.
- Balanced / tweaks for damage system.
- Tweaks and feature improvements for the A.I.
- Reduced default startgrid count for race and challenge mode.

Patch 7 Changelog:
- Made cars and general gameplay feel 'heavier'.
- Improved A.i. behaviour in 'race' mode.
- New free DLC, "bad boy" vehicle, custom-made for Leon Furst for his ubercool and fun review.
- Added "Heddly's SkinPack" for everyone.
- Increased field of view for F3 camera.
- Challenge / race mode: Don't have to be first anymore to proceed to next challenge.
- Added more end-of-race cameras.
- Reduced intensity of rear- and brake light for all vehicles.
- Enabled framerate display in the video menu.
- Tweaked various visual effects (sparks, tiresmoke on different materials).
- Some minor improvements on performance / rendering system.
- Reconfigured video-presets and video-customization menu.
- Fixed Area-P's jump and lighting.
- 'Harbor' map is now a lot easier to race.
- Fixed cars colliding without character eject in the 1st stuntmap, Windmill.
- Localization added for French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German

Patch 8 Changelog:
-Polish Localization
-Razor slide bar moved to bottom of the screen

Patch 9 Changelog:
-Display fix for Russian characters and Polish Accented characters

Patch 10 Changelog:
-Added some missing localized text for Polish localization

May 31, 2012
Product Update - Valve
A couple of months ago, we were contacted by a father who wanted to have some promotional materials of EDGE, to make a birthday present for his son Zias. Zias loves EDGE and he even built real-life versions of EDGE levels in LEGO.

To cut a long story short; unfortunately we didn't have any promotional materials, instead we invited Zias to come to our office so he could build an EDGE level under the watchful eye of our designer Hessel. The end result is now part of the latest update of EDGE on Steam!

To read more about this, please check out our latest blog:
http://twotribes.com/message/edge-birthday-special

Product Update - Valve
An update is available for Ticket to Ride.

This update addresses the following issues:

- The application could remain in memory after the player left the game, which prevented from quitting Steam.
- Menus were not working in some languages, like in Turkish for example.
- In some cases, robot could stop playing when the cards pile was exhausted.
- When purchasing DLCs within the game using the Steam Overlay, the new maps were not available immediately. You had to restart the game.
- Voices were off by default. Note: voices can be turned on or off from the Settings Room in Central Station.
- The mouse cursor could disappear when returning from the Steam Overlay.
Product Update - Valve
PoxNora®
Endless Wonder:

Discover and unleash ancient powers in PoxNora’s Endless Wonder. The battle for the world of Poxanthuru continues – master your faction and dominate your opponents in tournaments, single player and pvp play.
• 58 new runes available in box and pack form
• Over 20 new abilities
• New Draft Tournaments

About the Game
PoxNora is a collectible, turn-based, tactical, online fantasy game. Players command armies of fantastic creatures, cast spells of devastating power, and summon relics and equipment of ancient renown in order to defeat their opponents.
PoxNora © 2006-2012 Sony Online Entertainment LLC. SOE, the SOE logo and PoxNora are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. All rights reserved.

Product Update - Valve
SEv2 Update 1.04: 29th May 2012


New Features/Content:

- 2 new Multiplayer maps available for DM and TDM:
* Coast
* Graves
- Command Line Options added to fix/diagnose/workaround various issues customers are having:
* "-nosound" - disables all sound.
* "-novid" - disables all movie playback.
* "-60hz" - should now clamp to 60Hz in all cases.
* "-RV6xx" - for older ATI chipsets (for example, Radeon HD 3650) as a workaround for a driver crash in some areas (such as Facility - level 3).
- New server option: Headshot Only (AKA: Power 10)
- New server option: Sudden Death
- New server option: Team Autobalancing
- Voice-comms mute via the console ("Voice.Mute" and "Voice.UnMute" with a substring of player name).
- Console available on Ctrl-Tab as well as the grave key for non-US-English keyboard configurations.
- In-game "swap team" button for balancing.
- Players remaining on the loading screen, or not respawning, for more than 3 minutes after game has started will now be kicked.
- Spawn-point evaluation changed to try to prevent spawning behind the enemy in Multiplayer.
- Coop Lobby chat in place.
- Added Compute Shader versions of HDR Bloom and Depth of Field effects for DX11 hardware.
- Added Supersampling option for top-end graphics cards. Choose between Off (default), 2.25x and 4.0x supersampling. This can be used in conjunction with existing Anti-Aliasing options.
- Added Advanced Shadows option - this enables contact hardening shadows on DX11 hardware.


Fixes:

- Fixed issue with black square occasionally displayed when destroying explosives.
- Tweaks to the following maps:
* Opernplatz (Multiplayer only)
* Kreuzberg (Multiplayer only)
- Various voting improvements in Multiplayer.
- Partial fix to fix grenade throwing during periods of high-latency in Multiplayer.
- Fixes to tagging when joining a Multiplayer game-in-progress.
- Panzerfaust kills now counted against the career stats.
- Partial fix to solve people seeing different servers when refreshing the server-list.
- Partial fix to prevent graphic card overheating while game is minimised.
- Successfully completed Overwatch missions can now be retried.
- Various server browser fixes:
* Longer search times
* More search results allowed
* Fixed flickering text while scrolling with the mousewheel


Dedicated Server improvements:
* Invites to dedicated servers fixed.
* There is a new console command "Server.Say" which can be used to send text chat from the dedicated server.
* Dedicated server logs more game information.
* The console command reference has been updated.
* The example server config file has been updated.


If you encounter problems, please contact us on: Sev2_support@rebellion.co.uk.

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