Team Fortress 2 Pyro Patch

Steam News has word that the Team Fortress 2 update is now available that adds a pair of new maps and the promised updates for the Pyro class. Word is:
Updates to Team Fortress 2 have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The specific changes include:

        • Added 2 community maps: cp_fastlane and ctf_turbine

Pyro

        • Added alt-fire compression blast to the basic flamethrower
        • Added The Axtinguisher, The Backburner, and The Flare Gun
        • Hadouken taunt now kills people it hits
        • Tuned the flamethrower hit detection to improve detection versus retreating opponents
        • Removed Flamethrower's damage falloff (was falling off to 25% by the end)

cp_well

        • Added a route from the forward central foyer up to the battlements
        • Redistributed health and ammunition throughout the bases

ctf_well

        • Added a route from the forward central foyer up to the battlements
        • Removed central building, reduced overall map length
        • Redistributed health and ammunition throughout the bases

Other Notes

        • Removed Soldier's 40% damage reduction from his own rockets. Does not affect rocket jumps
        • In-game avatar images will now have a badge around them if the player is your friend
        • Fixed bug that allowed players to move around in a reference pose
        • Added custom death icons for unlockable weapons
        • The player join team message now specifies whether the player used the auto team option
        • Payload maps now support four control points per stage
        • Achievement dialog will stay open when you're moving in & out of the game and the main menu
        • Added full Russian localization, with both fonts & speech
        • Returned the "Report a Bug" option to the main menu
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Re: Thanks Valve
Jun 19, 2008, 19:03
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Re: Thanks Valve Jun 19, 2008, 19:03
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Haha. Nuclear-nerf for Soldier. Why now with the Pyro buff though?

Isn't it obvious? So that soldiers that get rockets redirected at them by pyro's compression blast get the whole effect.

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