Product Update - Valve
Aug 23, 2011
Source Engine Changes (CS:S, DoD:S, TF2, HL2:DM)
  • Fixed a client crash during demo playback
  • Fixed a SourceTV crash
  • Dedicated servers can now have both SourceTV and Replay enabled at once
    • "replay [config file]" and "+tv_enable 1" should be used to launch the server

Team Fortress 2
  • Added TF birthday replacement models for health kits and ammo packs
  • Added TF birthday Party Hat and Noisemaker
  • Fixed The Short Circuit attacking friendly projectiles
  • Fixed The Short Circuit being hidden when the Engineer taunts
  • Fixed an infinite crits exploit using The Diamondback
  • Fixed The Widowmaker not returning the correct amount of ammo when multiple targets are hit
  • Fixed supply closets regenerating players while they are taunting
  • Fixed the Select Style UI text overlapping the image of the model
  • Fixed the sunbeams hat effect
  • Updated the localization files
  • Updated the gamehaptics file:
    • Added draw/recoil forces for The Widowmaker, The Short Circuit, The Diamondback, and The Machina
    • Added crit fire force for The Widowmaker and The Diamondback
    • Refined reload force for Flare Gun/Detonator
  • Bot changes:
    • Fixed crash with Demoman
    • bots trying to detonate stickybombs that had already been destroyed
    • Added tf_bot_kill console command (syntax identical to tf_bot_kick)
    • Bots obey melee only mode a bit better
    • Added func_nav_avoid to allow map creators control over where bots "like" to go
    • Fixed issue with Demoman bot reloading between each stickybomb he fired, causing him to be very slow at setting traps/destroying sentries
    • Bots never taunt if carrying the flag now
    • Aiming logic for Huntsman sniper bots
    • Sniper bots prioritize enemy snipers more aggressively, as well as enemy engineers now
    • Improved Demoman bot sentry gun sticky bombing
    • Bots will no longer try to use health entities assigned to the enemy team
    • Added simplistic behaviors for Chargin' Targe, and various consumables (Bonk drink, sandvich, etc)
    • Medic
    • bots stay a bit closer to their patient now
    • Sniper
    • bots go after very nearby enemies with their melee weapon now
    • Added func_tfbot_hint entity to allow map creators to tell sniper bots good places to lurk
    • Sniper
    • bots opportunistically fire on viable targets they encounter while on the way to their desired lurking spot
    • Spy
    • bots are more aggressive about backstabbing an engineer before sapping his nest now

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