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3 weeks ago

Hey all!

I've been around since 2015, Server Mod since 2018, Staff through 2020. I've loved the work I've been able to do, but I'm at a point in my life where I'm stretched thin between creative outlets and community management.

So! I'm announcing that, at the end of judging for Guardian Dynamica (sometime around late January, early February at the latest), I will be immediately stepping down from my Staff position.

I will more than likely be inactive around any TF2Maps circles. If you...

A Farewell From Me to You!

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Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
1 month ago

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:

  • Fixed a client crash related to inspecting the same item twice
  • Fixed the Strange Count Transfer Tool not being able to transfer stats between Mad Milk and Mutated Milk
  • Fixed the equip_region for Pebbles the Penguin
  • Fixed not being able to use Taunt: The Table Tantrum Unusualifier on Taunt: The Boiling Point
  • Updated Taunt: The Pooped Deck to fix some sounds
  • Updated the localization files
  • Updated ctf_snowfall_final
    • Fixed an issue some players were having with candy cane textures
    • Updated the lighting
  • Updated pl_wutville_event
    • The Smissmas trees are now properly colliding with mercs and ordinance
    • The larger first BLU spawn has been re-zoned for proper class changes and no more Engineer shenanigans
    • Wooden crates and furniture from the 2Fort division has had the minimum DirectX levels restored and should now be visible to mercs
    • Clipping of ledges and outcroppings around the Control Points has been installed to keep the merc's boots on the ground
    • The train tunnels will no longer allow for early escape

RGL.gg Invite Grand Final TeamFortress Blog
1 month ago

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The long-awaited Invite RGL.gg Grand Final for their Traditional 6v6 format is finally here!


This season's finalists, Froyotech and Corsia, will fight for the $12,000 prize pool on Thursday, December 17th, 2020, at 11:00pm EST! Watch the match on RGL.gg's Twitch channel! They'll also be celebrating the end of the year with a special segment honoring all of their 2020 events!


All of the RGL.gg volunteer staff, from the bottom of their hearts, would like to thank the players for trusting them yet another year to host the biggest TF2 tournaments in North America! They're looking forward to more incredible seasons in 2021!




Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
1 month ago

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:

  • Fixed the Spy's arms not cloaking
  • Updated Taunt: Spin-to-Win to fix an animation timing issue
  • Updated Taunt: The Pooped Deck with missing animations and sounds
  • Updated the equip_region for The Cammy Jammies
  • Updated the localization files


Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
1 month ago

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:

  • Fixed Strange war paint weapons not including the Strange attribute in their name
  • Fixed an issue with the Select Style and Adjust Unusual dialogs not displaying properly in the loadout panel at some resolutions
  • Added jingle sound to the Elf Care Provider
  • Added Taunt: The Table Tantrum to the list of items for the Unusualifier
  • Updated the Anodized Aloha war paint to fix an issue with the Back Scratcher
  • Updated Taunt: The Fist Bump to add a particle effect on success
  • Updated Taunt: The Boston Boarder to fix moving forward too early
  • Updated Taunt: Spin-to-Win to have the sign stay longer at the end of the taunt
  • Updated web page with community fixes from Liam Stone (boba)
  • Updated Spy invis materials with community fixes from Liam Stone (boba)
  • Updated/Added some tournament medals
  • Updated the localization files
  • Updated pd_snowville_event
    • Fixed ground texture incompatibility with mat_specular 0
    • Fixed clipping issues
    • Rewrote HUD file to not conflict with custom HUDs
    • Festivized the middle pine tree
  • Updated pl_pier
    • Expanded hallways to BLU spawn exits
    • Players can no longer build inside RED spawn
    • Fixed rock occasionally missing a texture
    • Fixed clipping not covering some roof overhangs


RGL.gg Invite Division Finals TeamFortress Blog
1 month ago

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Get your popcorn ready! The current RGL.gg NA season is coming to an end! After a hard fought season, only two teams remain in each division to fight it out for first place!


Invite Division finalists Memento Mori and Kids Next Door will be competing for the $1,535 prize pool on Monday, December 7th, at 9:30 pm EST. You can watch the match on RGL.gg's Twitch channel. Don't miss this event! Set yourself a reminder!


Can't be bothered to set yourself a reminder? No worries, RGL.gg will remind you on two occasions: through their Discord server and their newly revamped forums. Those are also great places to talk about the event or anything TF2 related with other players.


If you're a new player, this is also a great opportunity to try out competitive TF2 in the largest NA league. Teams will be looking for players to join them for the next season, coming in 2021.




Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
1 month ago

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:

Happy Smissmas 2020!

  • All players who play TF2 during the event will receive a Stuffed Stocking as a gift! Stockings contain goodies for good little Mercenaries.
  • Featuring 4 new community maps: Pier, Snowfall, SnowVille, and Wutville
  • Added the Winter 2020 Cosmetic Case
    • Contains 20 new community-contributed items
    • The Festivizer can be found as a bonus drop when opening the case
  • Added the Winter 2020 War Paint Case
    • Contains 13 new community-created War Paints that make-up the Winter 2020 Collection
    • Has a chance to give a taunt Unusualifier as a bonus item
  • Added 8 new community-contributed taunts to the Mann Co. Store
    • Taunt: The Pooped Deck
    • Taunt: Time Out Therapy
    • Taunt: Rocket Jockey
    • Taunt: The Boston Boarder
    • Taunt: Scorcher's Solo
    • Taunt: Texas Truckin'
    • Taunt: Spin-to-Win
    • Taunt: The Fist Bump
  • Added 19 new community-created Unusual effects
    • 12 new effects for Unusual hats
    • 7 new effects for Unusual taunts
  • All cosmetic and taunt cases will grant Smissmas 2020 Unusual effects instead of their normal Unusual effects during the event. This does not include crates.
  • Mann Co. Store winter sale!
  • Smissmas runs through January 7th, 2021

General

  • Fixed exploit where players could use "retry" in the console to reset the MvM timer and prevent the wave from starting
  • Updated item schema with community fixes from Andrés S. (rabscootle)
  • Updated web page with community fixes from Liam Stone (boba)
  • Updated Spy invis materials with community fixes from Liam Stone (boba)
  • Updated materials with community fixes from Andrés S. (rabscootle) and NeoDement to fix broken Jarate effect
  • Updated/Added some tournament medals
  • Updated the localization files

TFConnect Charity Event TeamFortress Blog
1 month ago

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TFConnect is back this year and better than ever! They're hosting a 6v6 tournament and an influencer MvM session with some of your favorite creators from across the Team Fortress 2 community in support of SpecialEffect! They'll have interviews with the teams, special guests and more!


Watch the action live on KrtizKast's Twitch channel from December 11th - 13th! Take part in the festivities this year and help SpecialEffect put fun and inclusion back into the lives of those with physical impairment!


[Click here] to check out the donation page!