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Update brings Grockets
Written by Unknown and translated by Unknown on 19.07.2011 Time 21:32

Valve continues tweaking Team Fortress 2. Now, another major update with a longer changelog has been released. The music from Meet the Medic has been implemented to the TF2 start screen. Moreover, a brief duel ban has been added, in fact it bans dueling players who are leaving the server or changing the team for a short period of time.

For all the Crafting-Fans out there, loads of items are now available as blueprints. All further information are in the changlog from 18.07.2011.

Team Fortress 2

  • Added a music clip from Meet the Medic to the menu startup music list.
  • Fixed a case where stickybombs could sometimes damage enemies on the other side of a wall.
  • Updated duels to apply a short duel ban to the loser if they team switched or disconnected during the duel.
  • Updated The Private Eye so it can be equipped by the Medic and Demoman.

Updated Crafting:
  • Added a new "Custom Blueprint" option to the Special blueprints
  • Made these items craftable: Copper's Hard Top, Security Shades, Tam O' Shanter, Stately Steel Toe, Nessie's Nine Iron, Rogue's Col Roule, Prairie Heel Biters, and The Big Steel Jaw of Summer Fun.
  • Removed the redundant Smelt Primary/Secondary/Melee/Misc item blueprints.

Updated Matchmaking:
  • Added a progress bar and server count during the matchmaking search
  • Added more filtering on the master server to avoid pinging non-matching servers

Community Requests:
  • Mod makers:
    • Added inputs to the player:
      • "SetCustomModelRotation": Parameter is a string that specifies the angle rotation (Pitch, Yaw, Roll)
      • "ClearCustomModelRotation". No parameter. Will return the model rotation to following the player view yaw.
    • Restarted the player's animation cycle whenever the custom model changes.
Movie makers:
  • Added "tf_clientsideeye_lookats" convar. Set it to zero to disable TF players automatic clientside pupil focusing on nearby players.

Undocumented changes

  • Added "Grockets" to ctf_2fort, pl_badwater and pl_barnblitz.
  • Fixed the Matchmaking menu not completely darkening the background when clicked.
  • Fixed the Matchmaking menu from letter boxing while searching for a server.
  • Fixed a typo for the Quick-Fix recipe displaying refined instead of reclaimed as the required metal for crafting.

TF2 Grockets



Eventually, a new mystery appeared. Grockets. These things can be seen on the maps 2Fort, Badwater and Barnblitz.


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