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Old 10-18-2014, 02:38 AM   #1
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A Long Overdue Update

It's been nearly a year since Fortress Forever was Greenlit, and there's been a total lack of updates since then. To remedy that, here are two things that will be happening in the coming weeks:
  • The current version of Fortress Forever will be released on Steam
  • The Fortress Forever code will be made open source on Github

Why did it take a year for this to happen?
We didn't think it was possible to release the current version of FF on Steam because we thought that the version of the Source SDK that FF uses was too old. Neotokyo proved otherwise, and we are able to follow their lead and finally release FF on Steam.

What does 'released on Steam' mean?
It means that you'll be able to install Fortress Forever directly through Steam and that you will receive updates automatically. As always, Fortress Forever will be completely free.

Why go open source?
Fortress Forever's development has been largely opaque for a huge majority of the playerbase for a very long time, and the reason for that opaqueness has not always been intentional; attempting to keep everyone informed can be pretty labor intensive. By moving our development entirely into public view, it will be easier for everyone to stay in the loop with what will be happening with the game, and will give everyone a chance to participate directly in the development process.
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Old 10-18-2014, 04:24 AM   #2
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Old 10-18-2014, 04:40 AM   #3
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Old 10-18-2014, 05:03 AM   #5
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Old 10-18-2014, 05:46 AM   #7
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Sweet! :)

Be sure to post the news and a link to download FF in your social streams!
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Old 10-18-2014, 06:02 AM   #8
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About time, glad this is finally happening.
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Old 10-18-2014, 06:55 AM   #9
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Old 10-18-2014, 08:45 AM   #10
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Great news. I was under the impression it wasn't going happen.
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Old 10-18-2014, 09:31 AM   #12
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Now, with a steam release in mind, let us all be on our best behavior. Not to say that there are any current unpopular behaviors in our community.
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Now, with a steam release in mind, let us all be on our best behavior. Not to say that there are any current unpopular behaviors in our community.
Yeah, agreed. Once it gets released, we can slaughter noobs, but try not to be overwhelming to them. There IS a major skill gap that is pretty prevalent to newer players when they play.

Switch to something new for a while, if you played scout constantly and it's not all that tough, swap to something heavier, such as a medic or solly. Happy gaming guys and gals.

If the going gets tough and you think they can handle it, then swap to your main.
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Old 10-18-2014, 06:12 PM   #18
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Can't wait to download it, go onto a (hopefully) populated server, and play some offence heavy.

Gonna be good.

Also, nice on it being open source. I'm gonna look at the source and see what I can mess around with, work on my coding skills.

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Old 10-18-2014, 06:23 PM   #19
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