May 14, 2013
Product Update - Valve
General
• Job priorities import/export with professions

Fixed
• Crash when building a mechanism that connects a mechanical wall to power that the gnome builder is standing on (killing the gnome)
• Gemmed rings and necklaces sometimes adding or subtracting incorrect values when trading
• Job priority list disappearing for custom professions
• Rain lasting for years
• Deconstructing a powered mechanical wall leaving the top of the wall in the above floor
• Water not always moving through an open hatch
• Items not falling when a hatch opens
• Hatches and mechanical walls not properly blocking line of sight
• Hatches not updating inside/outside status of covered cells
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 a missing material for the UGC medals
  • Added server convars related to investigating server network and CPU utilization:
    • sv_netspike
    • sv_netspike_sendtime_ms
    • sv_netspike_output
Notes missed from yesterday's update:
  • Added player avatars to the votekick menu
  • Added -insert_search_path command line argument
  • Fixed deflected Cow Mangler 5000 projectiles doing full critical damage instead of minicrit damage like other deflected projectiles
Product Update - Valve
An update to Left 4 Dead 2 Beta has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Left 4 Dead 2 Beta. The major changes include:

- Fixed inverted direction in script trace lines
- If a found game is using a Mutation add-on from the workshop, the "Download Add-on" button will open the workshop page
- Update some mutations to remove instances of invalid weapons or enemies

c11m2
- Restore freezer door in co-op mode
- Restore crane lowering sound

c9m2
- Break some barricaded doors so survivors can reach supplies
- Restore missing fire particle system
- Restore color correction for both Crash Course maps

c8m1
- Fixed survivors facing the wrong direction after intro
- Restore alarm clock in downstairs bedroom for co-op mode

c8m4
- Restore missing rain particle systems

c8m5
- Restore some missing chopper pilot lines
- Move survivors out of view during the escape sequence
May 14, 2013
Product Update - Valve
Build 3067

Content Update

Main Menu:
• Added a new Main Menu layout
• Added new menus: Ranked Match (new design), Custom Match, Player Profile, Tutorial, Achievements, Leaderboard, Credits
• Removed Quick Match, Choose Match options

Score System:
• Leaderboard (platform icon): shows Global, Local and Friends stats, divided into different game modes and general
• Player Profile : shows personal stats and ranks, Game Modes - Classes - Equipment stats
• Players personal match score is shown on the HUD in a game
• Updated end of game score screens with awards and scores

Ranked Match:
• Now you can play predefined game modes that track your rank and scores

Custom Match:
• Now you are able to set up your own game rules / settings
• You are able to chat while in a custom lobby
• You are able to join your Steam friends matches
• Host can create teams (options: neutral, blue, green)
• Match Settings:
o Privacy (Invite, Friends, Open)
o Mode (all game modes)
o Max Players (2-24)
o Match Length (5-90)
o Map (Standard, Classic, Mafia)
o Game Rules (Enable/Disable Classes, Enable/Disable Weapons, Changing Game Rules, Changing General Game Features)
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Fixes & Tweaks


Graphics:
• New Loading screens that shows maps, modes and scores
• General HUD refinement
• Occupation Mode: added smoke animation onto bomb

Classes:
• Edited the Rocketeer into an Engineer class
• Changes health amounts for each class
• Commando: Moved both RPGs under the Secondary Weapons, Removed Pistol and Block Cannon and added new Prefabs
• Marksman: Removed Block Cannon, added new prefabs, Sniper Rifle renamed as Bolt-Action Rifle, Rifle renamed as Semi-Auto Rifle, Increased Landmine max number to 5
• Engineer: Removed Spade and Block Cannon, added Engineer Jetpack, new prefabs
• Miner: Removed Block Cannon, new prefabs

Weapons:
• Snowblower: removed Christmas design, renamed as Block Cannon
• Knife: faster movement
• Added Classic SMG, Classic Shotgun for Classic CTF selection
• Votekick:
o Players are able to kick other players by pressing ‘K’
• Gameplay:
o Removed the limit on the length of block lines
o Occupation Mode is now score based - 50 points to win the match
o Default match length for Classic is now 90 minutes long
• Sounds:
o Added diamond disappear sound
o New sound when hitting water with melee weapons
• Bugs:
o We have made a whole host of bug fixes, and hope that you have a better gaming experience.
Product Release - Valve
Origin Crisis, all new content for DC Universe™ Online is Now Available on Steam!

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Product Release - Valve
Dishonored - Void Walker Arsenal, all new content for Dishonored is Now Available on Steam.

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Announcement - Valve
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