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Tatsur0  [developer] Aug 1, 2014 @ 7:56am
Contagion - Update July 31st :: Biotec, StoneCreek, New Melee System, Decapitation, and more!
As promised we've released our much anticipated Zombie Panic: Source Biotec Remake (Escape & Hunted Game-Modes), Stone Creek (Escape Game-Mode but in many ways Survival gameplay) the most popular Workshop map now in our Official rotation, our new Melee System that is not only much more user friendly but now with bladed weapons can more than cut off limbs but now decapitate zombies as well!

Of course we updated all existing maps with improvements, optimization, bug fixes, and exploits being removed.

Once again seek out the experimental vaccine that may hold the key humanities very survival! But it would seem that Biotec security was unable to either handle the horde invading... or was it from within?

With the most subscribers on Workshop and our promise to bring the communities favorites into the Official rotation (with permission of author) we're happy to include the very claustrophobic, classic survival like Escape map "Stone Creek" in our Official list of maps!

Check out what went out in our July update!

July 31st Update - Changelog:
  • Added new map Biotec (Escape & Hunted Game-Modes)
  • Added new map by popularity from Workshop Stone Creek (Escape Game-Mode)
  • Added gasmask objective item that prevents harmful chemicals from affecting player
  • Added gasmask voice muffling for survivors
  • Added Keycard objective item for unlocking security doors
  • Added keycard entity system for mappers
  • Added Zombie Decapitation with bladed weapons (Kabar not included)
  • Updated Melee System (WIP for balance) with decapitation
  • Improved navigation mesh for all existing maps
  • Changes to networking system in an attempt to fix LAN related issues
  • Kill Cam with the above mentioned bladed weapons also decapitate zombies when using stealth kill
  • Fixed weapon holstering issues
  • Fixed exploits, issues, and bugs on all maps from bug reports by the community (Thank you!)

Also don't forget tomorrow at 7:30PM PST/PDT (GMT - 7:00) we will be doing our own "Friday Frenzy" Stream & Giveaway where we will be playing... Biotec of course! Be sure to be there and follow us as we run a Stream & Giveaway every Friday at the same time on our channel

We stream our Official Contagion "Friday Frenzy" via our Twitch.Tv Account at- every Friday @ 7:30PM PST/PDT (GMT- 7:00) -Click here for current time-[] and will pass out one or more free copies of Contagion during the Stream!

Our Free DLC is in the works and coming along nicely and again will include 4 New Characters, 4 New Weapons, 2 New Maps, and 1 new game-mode. There will be other updates before and after as well as a second Free DLC bundle with amount of content not too long after but this in no way impedes our ability to further optimize and improve our game.

He're a look at what we're working on atm - -Here-

Contagion is available on Steam now!

Read the full announcement and changelogs -RIGHT HERE-

-The Contagion Team
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Eiv Aug 1, 2014 @ 2:46pm 
Awesome! been meaning to get back into this game. Guess now is as good a time as ever.
cake eater Aug 1, 2014 @ 8:56pm 
Can anyone confirm if Roach On Lan fix is working?
Bucc Aug 2, 2014 @ 11:20pm 
time to start playing again
120 BPM Aug 3, 2014 @ 7:01am 
Thechuz Aug 3, 2014 @ 1:55pm 
Neat. Any chance of getting scientist zombie models in Biotec at some point? :D
FuRyZ Aug 3, 2014 @ 5:27pm 
Tatsur0  [developer] Aug 3, 2014 @ 8:51pm 
Thechuz: ayup
Sabersaurus Aug 4, 2014 @ 12:42am 
After having the new update, i can't seem to start the game, there's no notification, it just doesnt start. anyone can help?
Baggy Aug 4, 2014 @ 2:04am 
Originally posted by Sabersaurus:
After having the new update, i can't seem to start the game, there's no notification, it just doesnt start. anyone can help?

You done the norm like validate cache files through steam?
Last edited by Baggy; Aug 4, 2014 @ 2:04am
Tatsur0  [developer] Aug 4, 2014 @ 2:06am 
Try the following -
seems like a bad install.
TheDante500 Aug 28, 2014 @ 11:46am 
wait is free to play weekend
or if i download now i wouldnt pay for the game ever?
Orphanage Aug 28, 2014 @ 11:50am 
Originally posted by TheDante500:
wait is free to play weekend
or if i download now i wouldnt pay for the game ever?

Its free only for weekend only. Once the weekend ends, you will have to pay for game in order to continue playing.
Develop version for Linux/SteamOS and OSX, please ;D
Shane.Prescott Aug 28, 2014 @ 3:00pm 
Just started up contagen doring the free to play weekend hipe as hell
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