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2018-10-23 Patch

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[e][h]October 23, 2018 Patch
Patch Information
Release Date:

This update was accompanied by a blog post announcing the Halloween changes.

Release Notes[edit]

Happy Halloween[edit]

  • In Casual, Demolition, and Flying Scoutsman game modes, players now haunt the world as ghosts when they die until the end of the round. Spoooooky!
  • Ghosts can:
    • Only be seen by other ghosts and observers.
    • Apply Graffiti in the world.
    • Affect interact-able props (soccer balls, glass, potted plants, etc).
    • Turn chickens into zombie chickens.
    • Possess Bots by using them.
  • Two pumpkin soccer balls now spawn in a random places on the map during Halloween.
  • Improved chickens ability to avoid walking straight into walls.
  • Chickens now spawn in all non-competitive matches during Halloween.
  • Chickens have gotten into the spooky Halloween spirit.
  • Who put all this candy corn in my gun?!


  • Biome:
    • Fixed out of map exploit
    • Fixed several stuck spots
    • Fixed several incorrect collisions
    • Updated radar to new style
  • Subzero:
    • Minor optimizations
    • Minor readability improvements
    • Fixed several deathmatch spawns
    • Fixed clipping texture playing wrong sound at A Pit
    • T-Water no longer kills players
    • Updated radar overview
  • Cobblestone:
    • Halloween is here, so why not try out some super scary layout changes?
      • Removed connector between Long A and Underpass
      • Blocked long view angle from Long A CT side towards courtyard
      • Decreased height of doors in Underpass
      • Added window in Underpass
      • Removed slanted door leading into Underpass
      • Removed a large section of old Bombsite A courtyard
      • Moved up Bombsite A zone towards ramp
      • Removed access to most of T spawn area
      • Moved up T spawn positions
      • Added climbable props in dropdown
      • Added cover in corridor leading to Bombsite B platform
      • Added spooky Halloween theme


  • Added fallback image for unknown workshop maps.
  • Fixed a case of incorrect player alive record keeping.
  • Fixed regression in map vote random shuffle.
  • Fixed voting tab not having initial focus.
  • Fixed issue with early votes being ignored in some cases.
  • Fixed case where end of match would flicker on future consecutive matches.
  • Fixed mouse cursor appearing immediately on end of match.
  • Fix for a case of bad perf with high maxrounds.


  • Timeouts are now saved and restored in round backups.

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