Nice, also for x360 ?

2009/4/20 Cc2iscooL <cc2isc...@gmail.com>

> The only thing better would be if they paid us to run their servers :)
>
> On 4/20/09, Flubber <flub...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks, for once we're having pre-patch info to prepare, that's
> refreshing.
> > Good Work.
> >
> > 2009/4/20 Zoid Kirsch <z...@valvesoftware.com>
> >
> >> I'm a developer at Valve who is working on the Left 4 Dead Survival pack
> >> update.  We've made several changes to server operation that we'd like
> to
> >> give our server operators a heads up on.
> >>
> >> Since Left 4 Dead will now support three different game modes, we
> removed
> >> the console variable "director_no_human_zombies" and added a new
> variable
> >> called "mp_gamemode" which can be set to "coop", "versus" and
> "survival".
> >>  This variable is set by lobby reservation, so a normal server running
> in
> >> lobby mode will require no changes by the server operator.  If you are
> >> running in LAN mode without lobbies, you will need to set mp_gamemode
> >> before
> >> you load a map.  For example, use "mp_gamemode survival; map
> >> l4d_sv_lighthouse" to load the new Lighthouse map in Survival mode.
> >>
> >> We have extended sv_gamestypes to also include "survival".  The default
> >> value is now "coop,versus,survival".  This may cause issues for some
> >> servers
> >> that have a lot of tags in addition to the defaults.  We realize this is
> >> problem and adjusted "sv_showtags" to show the truncated tags to help
> >> server
> >> operators see if they have reached the 63 character limit.
> >>
> >> The tags issue will be fixed in the forthcoming third party campaign
> >> matchmaking update.   We have extended the master servers so heartbeats
> >> will
> >> be sent as two distinct packets, one containing the existing server
> >> heartbeat, and another containing additional "game data."  This game
> data
> >> will contain all the matchmaking server tags such as sv_gametypes, and
> the
> >> list of third party campaign missions installed.  This third party
> >> campaign
> >> list will be used by people searching for servers with third party
> >> campaigns
> >> installed.  Server operators will install the VPK file of the campaign
> >> that
> >> includes the maps (and associated models, etc) as well as a "mission"
> >> description file that describes the campaign and its name used for
> >> matchmaking.  We hope that as various third party campaigns become
> >> popular,
> >> more server operators will install them giving a larger base for players
> >> to
> >> find servers for those campaigns.
> >>
> >>
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