Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
A required update is now rolling out over Steam. This update brings KF to
version 1014 and requires that all servers update before you will be able to
connect to them.

The changes include:
<ul>
<li>Four new maps - Hospital Horrors, Biohazard, Mountain Pass, and
Suburbia</li>
<li>New Firebug weapon – the MAC-10 firing incendiary round</li>
<li>New money system - money now rewarded based on % of damage dealt rather
than who gets the final shot, no more kill poaching for money!</li>
</ul>

Balance changes:

Sharpshooter:
<ul>
<li>Raised price of the Crossbow</li>
<li>Reduce the number of magazines carried for the M14</li>
<li>Increased the weight of the M14 and Crossbow so both cannot be carried at
once</li>
</ul>
Commando
<ul>
<li>Reduced the damage for the SCAR</li>
</ul>
Demolition
<ul>
<li>Moved the LAW to the Demolition perk</li>
<li>Increased the damage radius of the LAW</li>
<li>LAW gets perk bonuses for the Demolition perk</li>
</ul>
Bug and map exploit fixes

4 new DLC characters

Exclusive *The Ball* themed DLC character
Announcement - Valve
To commemorate the release of Incendiary Update and the new PostMortem Character Pack DLC, everything on Killing Floor - from the main game to DLC - can be yours at half the normal price. Act now! Offer expires on Monday, Oct. 11th at 10AM PDT.

Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
We are closing in on the second wave of keys for here at <A HREF="http://steamcommunity.com/games/theball">The Ball's Official Game Group</A>. So keep your eyes open and invite your friends! The sooner we get to 1500, the sooner we get those keys out!

Now remember for this wave, by popular demand I will be selecting 5 individuals in chat at random. I will make an announcment when that starts.

The game however continues at <A HREF="http://www.facebook.com/tripwireinteractive?ref=sgm">Facebook</A> where there are another 5 keys at stake!

Don't forget to read some of the great previews of The Ball <A HREF="http://www.theballthegame.com/?page_id=453">HERE </A>along with an interview with the developers!
Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
Both <A HREF="http://steamcommunity.com/games/theball">The Ball's Official Game Group</A> and <A HREF="http://www.facebook.com/tripwireinteractive?ref=sgm">Tripwire Facebook</A> have reached their wave 1 targets and keys have been handed out. However, there are still more keys to go! And we need you to get there. Make sure to invite your friends!

For the next Wave on the OGG I will be handing out the keys to those I select at random. For Facebook I will be posting the keys missing one letter or number for those who want to guess!
Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
What is that, yes you do? Well then perhaps you want to win The Ball Character before he can be obtained by pre-order!

Look no further! When <A HREF="http://steamcommunity.com/games/theball">The Ball's Official Game Group</A> reaches 1000 users I will hand out 5 keys for the character at random. If it reaches 1500 I will hand out 5 more keys!

Alternatively, to up your chances, you can also follow us on Facebook <A HREF="http://www.facebook.com/tripwireinteractive?ref=sgm">HERE</A>
where I am running a similar promotion with 10 additional keys!

So make sure to invite your friends! The more followers, the more keys!

<A HREF="http://www.facebook.com/tripwireinteractive?ref=sgm#!/photo.php?fbid=158175274204521&set=a.148128081875907.20569.148119008543481">The Ball Character</A>
Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
A required update for Killing Floor dedicated servers is planned to be
released this Thursday. We should be able to provide dedicated server admins with early access to the dedicated server files for updating, but this will depend on how quickly we can complete our own testing and how quickly the files can be deployed to Steam. The new content pack includes:



Free content/changes

- 4 new levels - four of the best grindhouse map making competition maps polished up for official release
- New firebug weapon - not what you might think :-)
- Balance changes/fixes
- Bug fixes

Pay content

- 4 new DLC characters
- 1 "locked" DLC character, unlocked by pre-ordering <a href="http://store.steampowered.com/app/35460/">The Ball</a>

Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
The recent announcement that <a href="http://store.steampowered.com/app/35460/">The Ball</a> has gone gold comes with several great peices of information. First: It has a release date, October 26th. Second: It will have a pre-order starting the 18th. And Third: For those KF fans who pre-order <a href="http://store.steampowered.com/app/35460/">The Ball</a> will get an exclusive bonus character. The main character from The Ball!

Stay tuned for more information on this and the upcoming Killing Floor Content Update.



Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
We had the opportunity to jump on the PC Gamer podcast this week, firstly to return fire on some of this week's statements about the death of PC gaming and the lack of good first-person shooters - and then to talk a little more about Tripwire, about RO2 and Killing Floor and about publishing other titles, including The Ball and Dwarfs.

The podcast is online here: <a href="http://www.pcgamer.com/2010/09/24/pc-gamer-us-podcast-241-%e2%80%93-safeties-off/" target="_blank">PC Gamer Podcast 241</a> - go and have a listen, throw in a bunch of comments. Let PC Gamer see how much you want to hear about us!!
Aug 11, 2010
Community Announcements - [TW]Yoshiro
We have just released a new update for Killing Floor. This update addresses many exploits found in the core levels provided with the game. As an added benefit it also includes example player and weapon rigs for modders to make use of, as well as an expanded trader array so modders can add their own equipment to the list!

This update brings KF to version 1013 and requires that all servers update before you will be able to connect to them.
Product Update - Valve
Updates to Killing Floor have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:

Killing Floor
  • Fixed a number of exploits in core maps and code
  • Potential fix for performance issues on ATI graphics cards
  • Increased weapon array size for modders to add weapons to store
  • Added sample weapon and player character rigs to SDK
...