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Product Update - Valve
- Fixed items failing to upload from the workshop
- Fixed a crash when disconnecting from a game
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:

  • Add quickplay option to only connect to official Valve servers
  • Prevent game servers from redirecting players to alternate servers when players connect through quickplay
  • Fixed the show_htmlpage command bypassing the cl_disablehtmlmotd convar on the client
  • Fixed the loading screen not rendering correctly for Mac clients
  • Fixed Asian fonts not rendering correctly for Linux clients
  • Fixed a client crash related to Killstreak effects
  • Fixed a client crash caused by trying to load an invalid URL in the MOTD
  • Fixed a server crash related to screen fades
  • Fixed color correction being based off the wrong player's origin in multiplayer games
  • Fixed the Heavy's fists not showing the Killstreak effects
  • Fixed The War on Smissmas Battle Socks hiding the Soldier's grenades
  • Fixed the Meet the Medic taunt not releasing doves during the taunt
  • Fixed HUD elements not drawing correctly after beginning to record a demo
  • Fixed the Short Circuit particles not always being removed on player death
  • Fixed an exploit where players could run the MVM_Revive_Response, MVM_Respec, and use_action_slot_item commands on behalf of other players
  • Updated the Unidentified Following Object, Carrion Companion, and Chucklenuts so they can get assists in Pyrovision
  • Updated the Festive Gloves of Running Urgently to include a blue material when equipped by the Blue team
  • Updated The Brainiac Hairpiece so it can be equipped with items like The Grizzled Growth and added a "no helmet" style
  • Updated The Map Maker's Medallion so name/description tags can be applied to it
  • Updated the Short Circuit to use the Engineer's melee taunt
  • Updated The Scotsman's Skullcutter to use the Demoman's secondary taunt
  • Updated The TF2VRH and The Virtual Viewfinder so they can be equipped with hats
  • Added UGC Highlander Season 11 and 6vs6 Season 13 medals
  • Updated the localization files
  • Updated pl_upward
    • Fixed being able to construct buildings in the skybox
  • Updated Mann vs. Machine
    • Fixed the bots not being able to equip multiple cosmetic items
    • Fixed Scout bots not playing the correct animation when stunned with the Sandman
    • Fixed not being able to reset the countdown timer if a player disconnects while Ready
    • Updated the countdown logic to un-Ready a team if someone quits during the final 10 seconds or disconnects while everyone else is Ready
    • Updated mvm_rottenburg
      • Improved collision near barricade to reduce players getting stuck
      • Fixed credits not always being collected when they fall into the barricade
    • Updated mvm_mannhattan
      • Fixed being able to construct buildings inside the respawn room
      • Fixed a material problem near the hatch
Product Update - Valve
Source Filmmaker version 0.9.8.4 has been released. This update will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:


  • implemented autosave (add -sfm_noautosave to your commandline to disable)
  • fixed applying rigs or locks to scaled models, and a variety of other scale bugs
  • fixed camera animation export
  • updated TF assets
Product Update - Valve
- Ranked matchmaking rating changes are no longer dependent on match length.
- Fixed hitboxes for Evergreen Stalker treants.
- Model and animation fixes to Invoker's Forged Spirit and Iceforged Spirit.
- Model and animation fixes to Osky Ottragon International Courier.

WORKSHOP
- Added Wraith King to the workshop.
- Added a checkbox for the Spring 2014 event on the publish page.
- Legion Commander's budget now displays on the workshop.
- Updated budgets for Ember Spirit, Storm Spirit and Dazzle.
- Added Stone Summons slot and budget for Earth Spirit.
- Updated body texture for Pudge.
- Updated workshop files, including separated fbx and smd, for Lone Druid, Earth Spirit, Faceless Void, Nature's Prophet/Treants, Invoker/Forge Spirits and Riki.
- Alpha test enabled for Nature's Prophet Treants.
- New courier animation requirement - flying couriers must be sunk into the ground after a death crash. Valve is applying this fix where needed to couriers that have already been accepted. http://www.dota2.com/workshop/requirements/npcs

UI
- Fixed Dota not taking focus correctly on startup.
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 ability to change an item's style in the class loadout menu
  • Fixed not being able to apply Killstreak Kits to the Sleeping Dogs promo items
  • Fixed Killstreak sheens for the Gunslinger and the Heavy's Fists
  • Fixed Killstreak counts being limited to 128 kills
  • Fixed projectiles not drawing correctly in old .dem files
  • Fixed not being able to gift wrap the Festive Sapper
  • Fixed the Mann vs. Machine scoreboard not always displaying values correctly
  • Fixed an exploit in Mann vs. Machine related to purchasing upgrades
  • Fixed not being able to use the Festive Crusader's Crossbow in Medieval mode
  • Fixed Medics seeing the incorrect string when trying to heal a target with the Escape Plan equipped
  • Fixed Medigun healing beams staying on when the Medic dies while healing someone
  • Fixed a problem that caused the Steam Holiday Sale 2013 promo items to be untradeable for some accounts
  • Updated Strange Wranglers to track wrangled sentry kills
  • Updated the Heart of Gold so name tags and description tags can be applied to it
  • Updated the localization files
  • Updated the Short Circuit
    • Damage lowered
    • Consumes 15 metal per projectile destroyed
    • Can no longer fire underwater
    • Fixed a bug with orphaned particles
Product Update - Valve
An update has been released for Left 4 Dead 2.

- Fixed several rare but persistent crashes:
- Round restart in No Mercy map 1
- Witch eye glow particle system
- Chainsaw pose parameter update
- Common Infected post data update
- Scavenge mode scoreboard
- Fixed text input not working correctly in Hammer model browser search field.
Product Update - Valve
An update has been released for Left 4 Dead 2.

- Fixed memory buffers not getting freed after downloading workshop items.
- Fixed a vpk loading bug that could cause an out of memory error.
Dec 25, 2013
Product Update - Valve
An update has been released for Left 4 Dead 2

- Fixed broken lighting in map compiles
- Happy Holidays!
Product Update - Valve
- Fixed Governor's Salakots that had been wrongly converted into Ancient Imbued Spinal Blades.

- Fixed the 400% battle booster giving only 300%. Active battle boosters of this type have been reset to 500 minutes remaining. The 9 players that already fully consumed their battle boosters have each been granted two new boosters.

- Launching the game will now allow you to reconnect to a match in progress even while searching for the Dota 2 Network. In concert with this change, all existing low priority punishments have been reset.
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:


Happy Smissmas 2013!
  • All Players who play TF2 during the event will receive a Gift-Stuffed Stocking! Stockings contain goodies for good little Mercenaries.
  • Added community-contributed winter event items
  • Added the Giftapult, which can be used to launch gift items to randomly-chosen online players
  • Added Naughty and Nice winter keys to the Mann Co. Store
  • Premium Players will receive a Secret Saxton to give to another player
  • Item grants from previous events (including the Spirit of Giving and the Winter Holiday noise maker) have been re-enabled for all players, including those who deleted their earlier grants
Weapons
  • Battalion's Backup
    • Added +20 max HP passive for the wearer
  • Concheror
    • Added +2 health per second passive for the wearer
  • Crit-a-Cola
    • Reduced consumption penalty from +25% extra damage to +10%
  • Diamondback
    • Now also gains a critical attack on successful backstab kills
  • Flying Guillotine
    • Alt-Attack now also throws the Guillotine when active
  • Short Circuit
    • Attack sped up greatly
    • Ammunition cost has been lowered to 5 metal per attack
    • Players and Buildings are only targeted if in range and in front of attacking player
    • Improved visual effects
  • Soda Popper
    • Hype no longer grants mini-crits
    • Added Hypemode which grants up to 5 extra air jumps when active
    • Hypemode is triggered by Alt-Attack when hype is full
  • The Beggar's Bazooka has been updated to use the same taunt as The Direct Hit
  • Professional Killstreak Mantreads, Splendid Screen and The Chargin' Targe now generate proper effects when on a killstreak. These effects do not stack if another killstreak effect weapon is active.
Cosmetics
  • "Head" and "Misc" slots for player loadouts have been converted to Cosmetic slots. All items that were previously Head- or Misc-slot-specific can now be equipped in any Cosmetic slot.
  • Unusual effect positioning can now be adjusted for all Cosmetic-slot items
  • Unusual Circling Effects have been given a new origin
  • Unusual effects for all Cosmetic-slot items are now visible in the loadout panel and character HUD
  • Fixed the Wiki Cap clipping with the Demoman's head
Mann vs. Machine
  • Fixed being able to inspect Blue-team bots
  • Fixed the mission victory screen not always showing the correct information for each player
  • Fixed some clipping issues with the stats in the scoreboard
General
  • Fixed an exploit where players could move around while using a taunt to attack enemies
  • Fixed an exploit related to the Rocket Jumper and the Soldier's grenade taunt
  • Fixed killstreaks attained via healing not being considered for round-end win panel
  • Fixed the killstreak hud indicator position in minmode
  • Fixed Taunt Kills strange scores not incrementing properly for the Strange Scorch Shot
  • Fixed strange scores on cosmetic items sometimes failing to increment
  • Fixed gift-wrapped items not showing their interior item to the wrapping player in some conditions
  • Fixed Steam Sale items granted from Snow Globe crafting not being listable on the Steam Community Market
  • Improved bot navigation in cp_gorge
  • Improved bot navigation in pl_upward
  • Updated several materials to fix issues caused by mat_picmip
  • Updated the backpack to filter to automatically filter for valid items when using a tool
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