Update 1: 16Bittf
& MWEB GameZone TF2 HL-Jam Cup
I hope you’ve been practicing on übering from all sides,
brushed up on innovative sentry placement, got those gravity defying rocket
jumps down, figured out creative area denial techniques with stickies, execute
miles away double headshot kills, stop attacks by stunning opponents with your Sandman
(and finding that darn ball again), give it to enemies from behind with the
Spy-cicle, keeping Sasha revved up and be the team’s meat shield, and my personal
favourite, can you blow like a pro with the Flamethrower yet? If not, you’ve
still got some time left to polish up on those skills.
Here are the most important
details for the Highlander Cup
- Team entries close on Monday, 19 August, so no
more time to waste. Get your team signed up soldier!
- We have a staggering 9 teams signed up and
almost ready to go. The teams that short players can check out available talent
on the Team Finder wall here.
- If you’ve read and understood the general
Highlander rule set nod your head. If you’ve been bad and not checked the
16Bittf website on a daily basis, hang your head in shame and go check it out here.
- Über yourself for strength and grab a mate to
try and unravel the map win conditions, which will appear on the 16Bittf site
later today. If you still don’t understand the intricacies of the win
conditions, poke a Lola here.
- After many hours of uncertainty, head scratching
and “can I please call friend"
moments, we’ve managed to conjure up a server for strutting it Highlander style.
Just type connect to 126.96.36.199 in console, the password is game. If you
find any errors on it, smack yourself hard and again, poke a Lola.
- Team seedings and other useful information will
be released next week, so keep your eyes glued to 16Bittf.
- This is our final offer, take up your class of
choice and stand the chance to utterly humiliate the GameZone admin team in a
fun filled Highlander battle. Coming to you the weekend of 25-27 August.
Oh and we’ve decided to hand out our CS:GO keys before the
competition, so there go the prizes. There are talks of shiny new things to
hand out, so if you feel generous (hint, hint), contact us on the 16Bittf Facebook page.
Update 2: Kong King
makes a debut in the Fortress
“Were you thinking, "I really like playing TF2, but I wish there
was a King of the Hill map set in a Chinese cityscape"? Well, your oddly
specific and scarily prescient dreams have come true! Introducing Kong King -
TF2’s first city-themed map! - created in collaboration with Sleeping Dogs and
community member Valentin Levillain, aka 3Dnj.”
Update 3: TF2 Co-op
mode announced, wait what?!
“Mann vs. Machine is a
new co-operative game for Team Fortress 2 that lets you and five friends wage a
desperate battle to stop a lethal horde of robots from deploying a bomb in one
of Mann Co.’s many strongholds. Take advantage of breaks between waves to
upgrade your abilities and weapons. Survive all the waves in any of a variety
of missions to earn incredible loot.”
The moment this was announced talks of ‘machine rape’
started doing the rounds on IRC.
Underpant • checked out that new tf2 update? MvM :D Lola ye
looks epic fun, we gonna pew pew! Underpant • RAEP Lola • raep da machines!
I know right, TF2 players, all totally bonkers ;) I will of
course be testing out the machine rape theory and inform our GameZone readers
of its validity.
The steel horde from hell is set to rise on PC and Mac for free tomorrow. More man
versus steel updates will be coming our way in the next few days, so make sure
to keep your browser open on the official TF2 website.
If you’ve not yet had a peek at the Legion of Steel, check
out the trailer.
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