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A happy birthday to a game we loved enough to make a source mod of.

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Well Happy birthday TF2. While you've become more or less the uncle whose had 5 mid-life crisis-es now and undergone so much change we sometimes have trouble recognizing the one eyed black man running towards us lobbing explosives under all the things he's got slapped on him, we still love ya.

While vintage is more or less paralyzed till we find a coder we're still chugging. And we're thankful for all the people stopping by and giving it a go. It's been fun interacting with people curious about what we've got on the roadmap while we or someone else either grinds them into the dust or vice versa. While we know vintage isn't 100% compatible with some things we're always happy to help either try and get a work around going or at least trouble shoot as best we can.

We'd like the thank Valve for bringing TF2 into being despite the constant delays and even a shift in the art style.

To shift gears as Halloween approaches, we've got good and bad news.

Good news:
22 maps both official and from the community work in vintage and will be made available for a short time as an addon pack. A server running nothing but the Halloween maps will be up form the 30th to the 1st of November. The maps cover most of the modes Vintage supports.

Bad news:
Since vintage lacks a lot of coding needed for things even as simple as the ghost's stun the bosses aren't going to make an appearance this year. Instead something truly frightening will happen, you'll have to play without having to put everything on hold to fight a boss.

Again, Happy Birthday TF2, may your spiral into a future of uncertainty and hats bring people joy. And thank you to valve for making a game we loved enough to want to create this mod for

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TheRenegadist
TheRenegadist

If you have Discord you could possibly get the coding help you need as well as opening up a mod channel for your mod on SMC. I can't guarantee you'd find a coder willing to help but there's no harm in trying.

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TF2Vintage Author
TF2Vintage

True. also I'm not technically minded and/or having a brain lapse at the moment but what is SMC? I leave the technical stuff to the part of the dev team working on it. We have a steam group now that has someone designated to answer questions. We actually have gotten bites but they all turn out to be dudes or people from whats left of TF2C's community jerking us around.

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TheRenegadist
TheRenegadist

Source Modding Community, it's a Discord community dedicated to modding and mapping Source and Gldsrc games.

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TF2Vintage Author
TF2Vintage

Oh right, well we have actually made attempts to reach out but the remnants of the TF2C community have given us a hard time, usually stonewalling us from gathering talent or spreading the game to sites like reddit. So far we've gotten people who say they can only to find out they won't help us or people who yank our chain and lead us in circles.

We'll throw someone into the SMC discord and see what we can dredge up. hopefully it yields some results

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