Jul 30, 2013
Product Update - Valve
2013-07-30 Patch notes! (v1.1.21077)
Changelog:

Major:
-> Added new game-mode: Sandbox mode! Set your own rules on enemy HP, resource gain and disable or enable the tower cap!

-> Targeting mode perk removed... Now you can ALWAYS set targeting mode. We also improved the presentation of the perk, it looks a little bit better in the GUI now, and we’re going to improve it in coming patches as well.

->Added pause button in the Pause menu

Characters:
->Sweet passive now lower health regeneration rate on enemies with 50% to make her more viable on long survival runs/5 FoS runs with regenerating enemies

Enemies:
->Mutators and Fiskeplaske now give more XP when killed.

Weapons:
->Updated client hit feedback, you should now see the damage text of all your pellets for the shotgun

Towers:
->Focus tower now always tries to hold the same enemy for as long as possible, also prefers enemies with highest MaxHP
->ACP tweaked, it now deals less damage but hits much faster to make it better at killing crowds of small enemies, such as runners, snorkers, walker pups, etc.

Tweaks:
->Showing players resources in the party-list ingame
->New localization added: Japanese
->Now the game starts with the language you have steam set to the first time you start it
->Set lifetime on all projectiles so that they die if not hitting anything after a while

Bugfixes:
->Slow field mine mesh on tower is now properly visible on the tower
->Balista projectiles doesn't slip through tower bases anymore
->Hit effect Secondary fire on sniper should now be more visible
->Mines don't randomly explode on client anymore. Lol sorry about that
->Correct detection for gamepad when shutting down pause-menu (before the glyphs was showing keyboard glyps untill a button was pressed)
->You get correct highlight when aiming on level 3 focus-tower now
Product Release - Valve
Two new DLC's for Cities in Motion 2 are now available on Steam!

Wending Waterbuses offers five new waterbuses that include speed, capacity and will surely have your passengers in awe as they sail out of the depots.

Trekking Trolleys offers five new trolley bus vehicles to adorn your streets. Whether it is speed, capacity or low maintenance that you are looking for, these are the vehicles to help you out.



Product Release - Valve
Two new DLC's for Hearts of Iron III are now available on Steam!

The Axis Minors Vehicle Pack contains 28 new skins for 12 vehicles to be used by the Axis Minor nations in World War II. Included in this pack are vehicles for Hungaria, Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia. These range from the Italian designed Carro Veloce 33 through the Hungarian Turan I to late-war German Panther tanks.

The Italian Vehicle Pack contains 16 new vehicles for the Italian Army, Navy and Air Force. Included in this vehicle pack are iconic Italian tanks such as the Fiat-Ansaldo L6/40, the Macchi C.200 Saetta fighter and the CANT Z.1007 Alcione medium bomber. This unit pack also contains several naval units, including the Littorio class of fast battleships, the renowned Zara class heavy cruisers and the Navigatori class destroyers.



Product Update - Valve
The Raven – Patch #1
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- Fixed starting and dependency problems under Linux
- Infinite loop while walking is now cancelled after a few seconds
- Adventurer points fixed (Achievements Advanced Detective and Master Detective are now reachable)
- Crash when pressing the analog stick fix
- Black screens after changing scenes are fixed
- [STEAM] If Steamworks API doesnt work the game still runs (mainly a problem with Linux)
- [STEAM] Auto saves work now correctly
- [STEAM] Crime Scene Investigator Achievement fixed
- [A03] Axe wont disappear anymore
- [A03] Book from the first scene will no longer be on the floor if it has been picked up before

Product Release - Valve
Realms of Arkania - Blade of Destiny is Now Available on Steam!

Developed by Austrian developer Crafty Studios, Realms of Arkania - Blade of Destiny is a faithful remake of the 1992 original, adored by a generation of Role Players and one of the most successful RPG’s of the 1990’s.

Get ready to return to Thorwal, one of the oldest cities of Aventuria. Make sure your wits are sharpened before walking down the small alleys of Thorwal and Prem, and prepare to stop the Orcisch threat while creating a mighty alliance between nations. Featuring a complete visual reimagining along with a comprehensive overhaul of every aspect of the gameplay, Realms of Arkania – Blade of Destiny is set to captivate a 21st century audience of new and old fans alike.

Product Update - Valve
CHANGES INCLUDED IN PATCH 6
  • Added features necessary to support upcoming DLC.

  • Fix for issue where the navigation assist / nav aid arrow was not showing the path of jumping from the deck of the barge to the sky-line above when viewing it from the barge after the town lottery.

Client Update - Valve
A new Steam Client update has been released and will be automatically downloaded. The specific changes are listed below.

Steam
  • Added better support for large paths when installing games
  • Wait 1 second after you see a controller before accepting a button down event for the guide button
  • When enabling SteamGuard only enforce minimum length on machine name if user changes it from default
  • Don't prompt for launch when running Civilization V in Nexus mode via a desktop shortcut
  • Fixed occasional download issue due to pipelining of downloads and having an intermediate piece fail
  • Fixed installing missing base app when starting a mod
  • Fixed missing localization string in the left games list piece of the UI

Mac OS X
  • Added support for Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) App Nap feature
  • Updated Overlay check to work correctly with API changes in Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks). Note that the location to enable Accessibility services in 10.9 has moved to System Preferences > Security and Privacy > Privacy
  • Fixed crash on OSX when using an AirPlay display
  • Fixed the overlay check mis-reporting causing some games to believe the overlay is unavailable when it actually was present

Linux
  • Fixed a crash when launching games from Steam that created their GL context in global constructors
  • Fixed bad check box images in the HTML control
Windows
  • Fixed hangs on some machines when using the serverbrowser or launching games that use its services

Big Picture
  • Enable "caps lock" password entry warning in login panel
  • Fixed crash when rapidly moving in and out of the Daisy Wheel control
Announcement - Valve
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Product Release - Valve
Skulls of the Shogun is Now Available on Steam!

Enter the Samurai Afterlife and join forces with vibrant ghost-samurai warriors, magical animal monks, and mustachioed samurai generals in a fast-paced, arcade-inspired blend of arcade action and turn-based strategy!

Rampage through 24 levels in an epic single-player campaign or battle up to 4 players at once on spectacular multiplayer maps, both locally and online!

Product Update - Valve
Added
- 3 new highlights packages. Daytona, Kentucky and New Hampshire.
- Player name now appears on windscreen of career car.

Updated
- Paint booth interface.
- Fuel and Tyre wear can now be set independently.
- Laps led added to results screen.
- Ghosting of cars now takes into consideration distance from player.
- Voice chat now has a default key assigned.
- High Texture quality now only gives the player high resolution liveries, Ultra gives all cars high resolution liveries.
- Audio mix for speech changed.

Fixed
- Changes to sponsors that require consecutive wins.
- Tutorial fix to use 2013 cars.
- Invalid lap time penalties on Sonoma.
- Tyre blowouts have an increased detrimental effect to handling.
- Pitstop repairs now actually repair.
- Headlight and taillight numbers fixed across all texture qualities.
- Able to join a multiplayer game from an invite before pressing start.

Controllers
- CSR wheel and CSPv2 pedals working.
- Allow gears to be assigned, allowing separate shifters to be used.
- Fix for Microsoft Sidewinder FFB causing a drop in frame rate.

AI
- AI balancing across all tracks.
- Fix for AI weakening as a race progresses.

Multiplayer
- Improved the collisions in the caution replays.

Crashes
- Fixed occasional crash on returning to race shop.
- Fixed specific crash on swapping controllers and reassigning buttons.
- Fix for game crashing after press start screen.
- Crash fix for the vinyl shop.
- Fix for crash in online lobby related to custom liveries.
- Fix for crash in cautions.
- Fix for crash when exiting the game.
- Misc crash fixes

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