Dec 10, 2011
Community Announcements - Chet


Looking around at holiday decorations and sales, we noticed an alarming lack of zombies.

We needed to fix that. We did.
Community Announcements - Chet


Looking around at holiday decorations and sales, we noticed an alarming lack of zombies.

We needed to fix that. We did.
L4D Blog


Looking around at holiday decorations and sales, we noticed an alarming lack of zombies.



We need to fix that.
Announcement - Valve
The Daily Wishlist Giveaway continues today on Steam. Each day 10 people will win the top 10 games on their wishlist!

To enter, you must have a Steam account and a Wishlist with at least 10 games, and each day you will need to visit the gamepage of the featured daily deal. The Daily Wishlist Giveaway began December 1st and will continue into the holiday season.

The featured daily deal today is the Left 4 Dead Franchise at 75% off!

Good luck!

Kotaku





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Blood. Zombies. Despair. Cigarette smoke. Guns. They're about all the buttons that need pushing from a Left 4 Dead movie, and this fan-made trailer - for a flick shot in a weekend - gets 'em all.


PC Gamer






This is just a sneak peak of a longer fan film that creators Airsoft GI are planning to release soon, spotted on RPS. It's been a great year for classy fan films, from the Fallout 3 film, Nuka Break, to Beyond Black Mesa and Infectious Designer's recent Half-Life inspired short, Origins. From the looks of the trailer, this Left 4 Dead film could top them all. Look, Zoey's even clutching Bill's discarded beret. Poor Bill :(
Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

Yeah, just something they knocked together in a weekend.

It’s official – I can no longer tell the difference between fan film trailers and Hollywood trailers. The extraordinary snippet of film below is a teaser for a soon-to-be-released fan movie of Left 4 Dead. But I challenge you to spot the joins here. I mean, unless they’ve a person stood on someone else’s shoulders, holding a third man upside down by his trouser legs, it seems like they have a crane. Are you still a fan film if you’ve got a crane? Surely you’re just a film at that point? In other words: wow.

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Community Announcements - the gish
Confogl
Competitive Versus Mutation

Confogl is a set of rules for competitive L4D2 Versus that standardizes many of the elements and changes item and weapon distribution. In general it tips the balance a bit more towards the Infected.

ProdigySim, the creator of this Mutation, has made an update based on community feedback. He has reduced scavenge item counts, reduced number of hunting rifle spawns, and some other small tweaks. Keep giving him feedback on the changes.

We have other updates for this month but we want to let people get accustomed to this Mutation so we will be having Confogl for the entire month of December.

CSGO
In honor of the competitive mutation and the start of the CSGO stress test this week, we will be keeping the poll active. Let us know.
L4D Blog




Confogl

Competitive Versus Mutation



Confogl is a set of rules for competitive L4D2 Versus that standardizes many of the elements and changes item and weapon distribution. In general it tips the balance a bit more towards the Infected.

Community Announcements - the gish
Headshot!
The only shot that counts is the one in the head.

Shoot them in the arm, shoot them in the leg, shoot them in the chest - it just doesn't matter! The only way these zombies are going down is with a head shot. Other hits will stumble them back, but only a head shot or decapitation will kill them.

This Mutation is available for Campaign Mode.

Confogl
The voting was close, real close on the 360 but people want to give it another try. One of the problems with a big change like Confogl is that two weeks is not enough time to adjust to the changes. You need to learn what is different and adapt.

To help, the next update is going to bring back Confogl and we will leave it in rotation until the new year. That should give you enough time. It will also give us a longer period to evaluate the data on people playing.

CS:GO?
With the imminent release of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Beta, we were curious; will you try CS:GO?
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