Product Update - Valve
Jan 15, 2004
A Counter-Strike update and a game engine update have just been released. Server admins who have difficulty with the HLDS update tool can get the new dedicated server updates here.

Here's a list of the changes included in the update.

  • Fixed bug where shield would be invisible if a player picked the shield up immediately after throwing a grenade.

  • The round timer is now disabled when the bomb is planted.

  • The winning defensive team now gets the same amount of money whether they win by round timeout or not ($3250 instead of $2000)

  • Players on the offensive team who survive the round due to a round timeout no longer receive money the next round.

  • The Terrorists get an additional $800 per player if they plant the bomb but lose the round.

  • Fixed exploit where when a player died they could sometimes join the other team during the same round.

  • Fixed custom decals not being downloaded from the server correctly.

  • Fixed custom decals drawing incorrectly for the host of a listen server after another player joins.

  • Fixed vgui textures being corrupted after going over a number of level changes.

  • Fixed problem where player would be sometimes be forced to look straight up after task switching in and out of game in fullscreen d3d mode.

  • Fixed problem in sound system where it wouldn’t properly be shutdown at the end of a .wav file.

  • Fixed banner picture not working correctly in HLTV.

  • VGUI:
  • Changed the way that Asian fonts are displayed in game for compatibility on more platforms.

  • Optimized VGUI to use less system resources when running on the desktop.

  • Fixed error message that was cut off when a player was disconnected from a game server.

  • Fixed Opposing Force not showing up in the server browser game filter.

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