Product Update - Valve
Updates to Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:


Source Engine Changes (TF2, DoD:S, HL2:DM)
  • Fixed a bug where rejected players could leave a "ghost" player that takes up a slot on the server browser

Team Fortress 2
  • Fixed tf_mm_strict to work as documented
Product Update - Valve
Updates to Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:


Source Engine Changes (TF2, DoD:S, HL2:DM)
  • Updated client rate value to default to 30000 to improve network performance for most players
    • Rate was previously set by Steam’s Internet connection speed setting
  • Updated client rate value to be stored in the config.cfg file

Team Fortress 2
  • Fixed a crash caused by a string table overflow
  • Fixed a client crash related to the freeze panel
  • Fixed a client crash related to ragdolls
  • Fixed a client crash related to the Mann vs. Machine upgrade panel
  • Fixed a client crash related to Mann vs. Machine stats
  • Fixed a crash related to server plug-ins spawning a Mann vs. Machine Tank before the game is ready
  • Updated the dedicated server to exit when attempting to start a Mann vs. Machine map with less than 32 maxplayers
  • Fixed mp_timelimit causing Mann vs. Machine mode to not reset properly when the defenders lose
  • Fixed the Mann vs. Machine wave loss/victory dialog buttons not being clickable sometimes
  • Fixed the Mann vs. Machine victory dialog getting stuck on the screen
  • Fixed the Mann vs. Machine wave summary dialog showing up at the beginning of the first wave
  • Fixed seeing incorrect upgrades in the Mann vs. Machine upgrade panel
  • Updated upgrade icons to remove numbers
  • Fixed Sentry Busters picking disposable buildings as valid targets
  • Fixed an instance of the Sentry Buster sound looping endlessly
  • Updated the backpack image for Archimedes to fix an alpha channel problem
  • Updated the colors for The Battery Bandolier
  • Fixed the disconnect reason not being localized properly for Mann vs. Machine mode
  • Fixed player glow colors not based on player health in some community mods outside of Mann vs. Machine mode
  • Removed console spew related to missing movement warnings
  • Updated the matchmaking ConVar tf_mm_strict
    • A value of 2 will hide the server from the server browser but will still allow direct connections
  • Updated Mvm_Mannworks
    • Adjusted clipping on left side drop down where bots may become stuck
    • Fixed lighting seam near base
    • Fixed vphysics prop error in console
    • Minor clipping pass on areas players may become hung up on
Product Update - Valve
Updates to Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:


Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch
  • Brought in line with shared engine changes

Team Fortress 2
  • Added Mann vs. Machine
  • Added Archimedes
  • Added The Soldier's Stogie
  • Added The Robro 3000
  • Updated The Helmet Without a Home to be paintable
  • Fixed some clipping issues with The Salty Dog
  • Removed player penetration from The Pomson 6000 and boosted the damage to compensate
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 .nav file for Kong King
  • Fixed the missing Kong King map stamp image in the Mann Co. Store
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 new map Koth_King
  • Added the Ready Steady Pan tournament medals
  • Added new promo items
  • Fixed a Medigun exploit that could leave players indefinitely invulnerable
  • Fixed sentry gun sometimes placing wrong, being rotated into the ground and pointing upward
  • Renamed "The Huo Long Heatmaker" to "The Huo-Long Heater"
  • Updated the localization files
  • Updated the Neon Annihilator
    • Materials now animate
    • Damage penalty only applies to players (not buildings)
    • Can damage sappers
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:

  • Fix server crash bug caused by setting tf_mm_servermode before map command
  • Increased The Red Tape Recorder's downgrade speed from 1.6 seconds to 3.0 seconds.
  • Fixed The Huo Long Heatmaker not consuming additional ammo while firing
  • Fixed building health compounding after being downgraded
  • Fixed direction arrow showing on teleporter exits
  • Cleaver is now available in Medieval mode
  • Fixed missing Lollichop taunt sound
  • Fixed item conflicts with The Champ Stamp
  • Fixed item conflicts with The Triad Trinket
Product Update - Valve
Updates to Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:


Source Engine Changes (TF2, DoD:S, HL2:DM)
  • Marked mem_force_flush as a cheat to prevent client exploits
  • Fixed %n console crash in the client

Team Fortress 2
  • Added new items:
    • The Red-Tape Recorder
    • The Huo Long Heatmaker
    • The Flying Guillotine
    • The Neon Annihilator
    • The Triad Trinket
    • The Champ Stamp
    • The Marxman
    • The Human Cannonball
  • Added new promo items
  • Fixed sappers attaching incorrectly to teleporters that are still building
  • Improved reliability for finding a coach
  • Fixed Engineer training shotgun and pistol images being swapped
  • Fixed GetPlayerItems web APIs not respecting inventory privacy settings
  • Quickplay beta: Fixed bug causing game servers to sometimes stop receiving traffic upon victory condition
  • Quickplay beta: Added more status information while in the matchmaking queue
Product Update - Valve
Updates to Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:


Source Engine Changes (TF2, DoD:S, HL2:DM)
  • Fixed dedicated servers not being able to set sv_region

Team Fortress 2
  • Fixed Replay/SourceTV clients getting kicked when quickplay servers hibernate
Product Update - Valve
Source Engine Changes (TF2, DoD:S, HL2:DM)
  • Fixed Unicode characters getting stripped from player names
Product Update - Valve
Source Engine Changes (TF2, DoD:S, HL2:DM)
  • Added sv_namechange_cooldown_seconds, to throttle clients from changing their name too rapidly. (Defaults to 20 seconds)
  • Added sv_netspike_on_reliable_snapshot_overflow to selectively enable the automatic dumping of netspike file if a client drops due to "reliable snapshot overflow" (defaults to 0, which disables the debugging)
  • Added check to prevent player names from containing color codes
  • setinfo console command will now reject attempts to set / change convars with any unusual characters

Team Fortress 2
  • Fix a bug that caused gameservers to not properly receive client inventory updates. (Frequent cause of the "The server you are playing on has lost connection to the item server" error message.)
  • Fixed not being able to equip all-class items properly
  • Fixed the DX8 water effect
  • Fixed the Beggar's Bazooka misfiring with 100% crits after firing a crit rocket
  • Fixed the Strange Sandman not accepting the Posthumous Kills strange part
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