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AngelGraves13
11-13-08, 06:24 PM
Begin pre-loading L4D now!

Aslo, check out the new Steam beta client...

11/12/2008

- Added support for upcoming L4D server groups feature
- Several localized text fixes
- Improved behavior of Steam if a game it launched crashes
- Fixed a case where the game overlay could get stuck up while in-game
- Fixed a case where the game overlay could cause a game crash after alt-tab

11/13/2008

- Added error messages for some rare but confusing cases in the install wizard
- Fixed cybercafe’s having trouble finding games in Left 4 Dead
- Improved startup time
- Fixed bug that caused the UI to NOT pop-up the achievement notification if the icon image happened to already be in the cache
- Fixed losing mouse input to the menu in Sacred 2 after using the game overlay

11/13/2008

- Fixed memory leak in the HTML control
- Fixed the in-game overlay to work in Vista when playing Fallout 3

Seems the improved startup time has been getting positive responses.

six_storm
11-13-08, 08:24 PM
Improved startup time my butt . . .

Preloading FTW!!! Only a few more days until we can play through the entire game.

AngelGraves13
11-13-08, 08:35 PM
Improved startup time my butt . . .

Preloading FTW!!! Only a few more days until we can play through the entire game.

It's improved for me...by 4 or 5 seconds.

Mr. Hunt
11-13-08, 11:29 PM
Definitely can't wait... should be fun with the other modes, also.

LT.Schaffer
11-14-08, 02:25 AM
Improved startup time my butt . . .

Preloading FTW!!! Only a few more days until we can play through the entire game.

Just for you Six :D
http://www.left4dead411.com/countdown.swf

LordJuanlo
11-14-08, 04:53 AM
Preloading now...

AngelGraves13
11-14-08, 05:56 AM
I'm gonna be broke this winter.

I need a damn job.

Dreamingawake
11-14-08, 10:21 AM
CO-OP !!!!!! This is what it's all about.

I'd like to see more games go this way in the future.

bacon12
11-14-08, 01:24 PM
Supposedly defrag works as it should now, so you don't need to use Hllib.

six_storm
11-14-08, 01:54 PM
Just for you Six :D
http://www.left4dead411.com/countdown.swf

Oh I've had left4dead411.com up for the past 6 months! Watching that countdown clock isn't real fun lol.

LT.Schaffer
11-14-08, 02:23 PM
Oh I've had left4dead411.com up for the past 6 months! Watching that countdown clock isn't real fun lol.

LOL yeah it's better to keep your mind distracted so the release time will pass faster:p

AngelGraves13
11-14-08, 07:55 PM
This beta client went final...there's a new beta today with Games for Windows integration of some sort.

11/14/2008

- Improved GFW integration for titles that support it

six_storm
11-14-08, 08:04 PM
Tuesday can't come fast enough . . . :(