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                                    Presents 
                          Half-Life 2 Update #2 <c> VALVe
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║║    Release Date  :  01-29-2005               Protection  :  Securom / Steam║║
║║    File Count    :  05x15 MB                 Game Genre  :  Action / FPS   ║║
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║║  This update will update all your games you installed ;)                   ║║
║║  Online play will not work anymore since it's being checked by the server. ║║
║║  If you have an valid account with hl1 registered you can still play       ║║
║║  online with CS:S or HL2DM (They might ban your account if you use it)     ║║
║║  maybe EMPORiO will come up with an fix for this tiny problem!             ║║
║║  So at the moment you can only connect to cracked servers!                 ║║
║║  You need to run in offline mode to connect to cracked servers.            ║║
║║                                                                            ║║
║║  Half-Life 2:                                                              ║║
║║  Fixed sound stuttering problems caused by thread contention               ║║
║║  in sound system                                                           ║║
║║                                                                            ║║
║║  Counter-Strike: Source:                                                   ║║
║║  Added Counter-Strike bots.                                                ║║
║║  Added new bomb defusal map de_tides                                       ║║
║║  Updated version of de_cbble to allow bots to navigate ladders             ║║
║║  Updated version of cs_office. Fixes minor issue with projector            ║║
║║  Updated version of de_dust2 to allow 40 players                           ║║
║║  Optimization to the way that dynamic props are checked. On higher end     ║║
║║  CPUs, this can result in more than a 5% total frame rate increase         ║║
║║  Fixed bug where players would get twice the normal money at               ║║
║║  the start of a round                                                      ║║
║║  Weapon models are now checked at startup to make sure they are within     ║║
║║  limits for size                                                           ║║
║║  Fixed a bug that would allow a player to throw two flashbangs at once     ║║
║║  Added "motdfile" cvar, which sets the filename for the                    ║║
║║  message of the day on the server                                          ║║
║║  Fixed logic that will automatically kick players for killing              ║║
║║  hostage or being idle for a long time                                     ║║
║║  Fixed missing models when running the Video Stress Test                   ║║
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║║  Engine:                                                                   ║║
║║  Improved the performance of writing out save games.                       ║║
║║  This will reduce the pause when you pass over an autosave                 ║║
║║  trigger in Half-Life 2, or when you press the quicksave button            ║║
║║  Improved the performance of writing out the thumbnail                     ║║
║║  image for save games. This will also reduce the pause when passing over   ║║
║║  an autosave trigger or pressing the quicksave button                      ║║
║║  Increased cache memory usage for machines that have greater than 512MB    ║║
║║  of physical memory. This will reduce hitching due to cache thrashing.     ║║
║║  Optimized the sound cache manager, which will reduce hitching             ║║
║║  as a result of sound cache thrashing                                      ║║
║║  Minor optimization to the world renderer and world collision              ║║
║║  Minor optimization to the way that asynchronous sound files are loaded    ║║
║║  Optimized the way that sounds were loaded that are                        ║║
║║  trigged by acting sequences                                               ║║
║║  Optimization to reduced the number of times model                         ║║
║║  sequences are iterated on per frame                                       ║║
║║  Fixed rcon packet bug that was accepting negative packet lengths          ║║
║║  Fixed rcon server failing on server restart                               ║║
║║  Fixed command line parameters being ignored when using desktop shortcuts  ║║
║║  for some games                                                            ║║
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║║  1. Unpack the update with WinRAR or WinACE                                ║║
║║  2. Remove Steam.dll/Steam.dll.off in your install dir                     ║║
║║  3. Copy updated files from /Update to your install dir                    ║║
║║  4. Enjoy! <Use the launcher to start your game>                           ║║
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║║                                     GRTZ TO EMPORiO FOR DOING AN GREAT JOB!║║
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║║                 Game developers deserve what they can get.                 ║║
║║                   We know you like this game, so buy it!                   ║║
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