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TF2 Scout Update

Steam News announces the new Scout update for Team Fortress 2 is now available, and in celebration they are selling Team Fortress 2 on Steam for half-price through Friday. The update to the teamplay shooter has been detailed for the past week, but here's the rundown:

Updates to Team Fortress 2 have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The specific changes include:

New features
    • Added The Force-A-Nature, The Sandman, and Bonk!
    • Added 35 new Scout achievements
    • Added crit boosted on/off sound effects
    • Added new sounds for upgraded teleporters
    • Added new sound for a fully charged medic dying
    • Add bonus points section to scores
    • Scouts earn a bonus point for killing Medics who are actively healing a target
    • Added several new speech concepts, mostly hooked up to new Scout lines
    • Added new "Remember last weapon between lives" option to the Multiplayer Advanced dialog
    • Spies can now control which weapon the enemy team sees them holding. Hitting the "last disguise" key while disguised updates the disguise to show the Spy's currently held weapon
    • Added several new Arena mode announcer speech events.
    • Added "First Blood" to Arena mode
    • Removed 2x item respawn times in arena
    • Changed backstab handling to fix facestabs
    • Spies disguised as enemy team can now see player IDs for enemies

New maps
    • Added community maps: cp_egypt, arena_watchtower, and cp_junction
    • Updated cp_fastlane with Arttu's new version

Mapmaker requests
    • Added new input for forward speed modifier to FuncTrainTrain
    • Added TeleportToPathTrack input to func_tracktrain

Bugfixes
    • Fixed a bug where players would sometimes gib from non-gib damage kills
    • Fixed stat screen showing an entry for a class called "map."
    • Fixed item model panels not using team skins

- Fixed obscure bug where spectators were able to carry the flag

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1. Re: TF2 Scout Update Feb 25, 2009, 01:29 Aero
 
I never did get around to buying TF2. Half price huh? I guess I might have to. They're doing a pretty impressive job of supporting and updating it.  
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