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Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
2 months 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 an issue with how Flamethrowers were determining range after recent fixes to close-range hit detection
  • Updated the Taunt Unusualifier to draw from a pool of previous years' Halloween Unusual effects during the Scream Fortress IX event
  • Updated War Paints purchased from the Mercenary Park Gift Shop so they use all wear levels

Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
2 months 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 weapons with effect meters
  • Fixed a bug with the main menu sometimes displaying two character images at the same time
  • Fixed the recharge rate for the Fishcake
  • Fixed being able to buy airblast upgrades for the Phlogistinator in Mann vs. Machine mode
  • Fixed flamethrowers not damaging buildings at close distance
  • Fixed a bug related to the Dragon's Fury projectiles not hitting enemies
  • Changed The Gunslinger contract objective from "Get a kill with a sentry" to "Get a kill with a mini-sentry"
  • Reduced the number of times "Get 5 kills with The Back Scatter in a single life" needs to be scored to 3
  • Updated pl_badwater to improve hit detection around some of the staircases


Notes missed from the previous update:

  • Fixed the new airblast not honoring airblast vulnerability modifiers on Mann vs. Machine bots
  • Fixed the new airblast not benefiting from the airblast force upgrade in Mann vs. Machine
  • Fixed The Mantreads not properly granting airblast resistance

2 months ago

October 21st 2017 will be the date that many players first started playing TF2. It was, by no coincidence also the time that the biggest update for Team Fortress 2 since unsliced bread dropped Jungle Inferno. All this pales into insignificance since it was also the day we finally got to have CeeJaey on the podcast.


Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
2 months 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:

  • Updated the Case Global Unusual Effects to draw from a pool of previous years' Halloween Unusual effects during the Scream Fortress IX event. This applies to all cosmetic cases.
  • Fixed all classes doing 3x damage when landing on enemies
  • Fixed the Flare Contract Bonus Objective requiring mini-crit kills instead of crit kills
  • Made it easier to score "defend an objective" style Contract objectives
  • Lowered the requirements for the Amputator Contract's bonus objectives
  • Fixed a case where players standing directly in front of the Pyro would not get burned
  • Fixed a bug related to the Medi Gun and changing class/loadout while being healed
  • Updated Mann vs. Machine
    • Removed the "Faster recharge rate" upgrades from The Dragon's Fury
    • Fixed the missing "Increased Airblast Push Force" upgrade on The Dragon's Fury

2 months ago

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Play your favorite classic Scream Fortress maps alongside Jungle Inferno! We've added free Halloween contracts and rewards to the ConTracker! Scream Fortress IX runs through November 8, 2017.



Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
2 months 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:

  • Scream Fortress IX has arrived!
    • Play your favorite classic Scream Fortress maps!
    • Free Halloween contracts and rewards added to the ConTracker!
    • Event runs through November 8, 2017
    • Updated Brimstone
      • Players now crit and healthboost when exiting the Hell area instead of just ubercharge
      • Increased slightly RED team respawn time on the last area
      • Fixed the coffin music playing into the next round from previous one
      • Fixed Monoculus sometimes getting stuck to certain locations
      • Fixed players sometimes getting stuck to other players in Hell area
      • Adjusted preferred nav-path for Merasmus to prevent him going into RED final base
  • Fixed The Thermal Thruster not doing 3x damage when landing on enemies
  • The Thermal Thruster no longer fully stuns mini-bosses in Mann vs. Machine mode
  • Fixed an LOD bug with The Holiday Punch
  • Updated model/materials for The War Eagle




Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
2 months 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 firing speed for the Pretty Boy's Pocket Pistol (now faster)
  • Fixed a client/server crash related to contracts
  • Fixed a server crash related to taunting
  • Updated The Dragon's Fury such that extinguishing a teammate will return 20 health to the Pyro, matching other flamethrowers
  • Abandon/disconnect dialogs now show controller hint icons when Steam Controller is active
  • Removed trade restrictions from the Prinny items


Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
2 months 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:

  • Added a Steam Workshop tag for War Paint submissions
  • Updated the description for The Gas Passer
  • Updated The Ubersaw to support the Cool, Hot, and Isotope Unusual effects
  • Updated the models/materials for The Nuke, The Snowmann, and The Fireman's Essentials
  • Updated the following Contracts:
    • Reduced the number of times the bonus objectives for the Thermal Thruster Contract need to be completed
    • Reduced the number of times "Defend the control point" objectives need to be completed
  • Fixed The Loose Cannon not being able to Double Donk
  • Fixed the afterburn duration for The Huo-Long Heater, The Sharpened Volcano Fragment, The Huntsman, and The Cow Mangler
  • Fixed the charge meters for The Phlogistinator and The Gas Passer overlapping in the HUD
  • Fixed the charge meter not recharging for The Fishcake and The Robo-Sandvich
  • Fixed The Fishcake not honoring the viewmodel minmode setting
  • Fixed The Festive Black Box not working for Black Box Contracts
  • Fixed the charge meter for The Sandvich not resetting to 100% when the player picks up a health kit
  • Fixed the 2nd objective for the Brass Beast Contract
  • Fixed the HUD prompt for a movable building so it shows the proper Steam Controller button text
  • Fixed party invite and join requests being inconsistent with five or more players in the group
  • Fixed the party invite mode setting not saving when exiting the game
  • Fixed party invite mode and ignore party invites settings not always working as expected
  • Fixed a case were a party invite or join request would reappear after being acted upon