Summer is gone, and fall has started. With the turning of the seasons the leaves go from green to brown and TF2 drops another crate along with a special key.
Speaking of special, you really need to check out the Blimp Ruskeydoo was working on at KKC4. This thing is a super cool airship that floats behind you like a Balloonicorn. Quick heads up to anyone who’s entered Ruskeydoo’s UGC medal competition: they’ve had problems with their old servers and the old forum died. Good news is that they have an all new forum now, if you’ve submitted an entry before or are just hearing about it now head over to this post and (re)submit. The deadline has been pushed back so there’s still time to get your entry in.
Despite fixes Man vs Machine is no longer TF2′s focus, they’ve returned the game’s main menu backgrounds to normal.
There are three new items to celebrate the pre-release of XCOM: Enemy Unknown.
JimboMcB has given us a sneak peek at his new statistics website. It proves beyond doubt what we already knew, TF2 has the most thriving community in the Steamiverse.
However you may not be able to afford to splash out on keys and games after you’ve paid the $100 required to get your indy title on Steam’s Greenlight. At least the money goes to Child’s Play charity. It’s not like Valve needs the cash either. New York Times reports that GabeN blew $1m on a new maker workshop so they could create a Virtual/Augmented Reality headset in-house.
If you’re wondering what happened to your e-mails… Pat has officially handed the task over the Saxton. We record a new weekly show on YouTube answering your e-mails. Check out our first Saxton Mail video.