10 Years of Fortress Forever

Posted 6 years ago by Fortress Forever Team
Development of Fortress Forever started in 2004, and version 1.0 was released on September 13, 2007. Today marks ten years since that initial release.

In those ten years, Fortress Forever has seen:

  • 18 patches
  • 88 volunteer developers
  • Hundreds of community maps
  • 3,948 code commits by 24 different programmers
  • 7,860 asset commits by 59 different developers
  • 8,477 page edits on the FF wiki
  • 17,801 pickup games in #ff.pickup
  • 23,374 threads on the FF forums
  • 146,341 downloads since the Steam release (March 2015), and an unknowable number of downloads before then (download numbers weren't tracked)
  • Millions of collective hours played

To celebrate, let's take a look back through the years via various videos made by the community in that time:

Thank you to everyone that has played and supported this game--you are what has allowed FF to reach this milestone.
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FF v2.7 Released: The Pyro Overhaul Patch

Posted 7 years ago by Fortress Forever Team
Some highlights of the patch notes:

  • Pyro now has a jetpack and an overhauled damage system
  • Kill assists have been added
  • Fixed a long-standing collision bug with bullets/projectiles

The full changelog is available here

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FF 2.7 Teaser: Pyro Overhaul

Posted 7 years ago by Fortress Forever Team
Pyro overhaul patch coming soon. Here is a teaser showing a little bit of what is possible using his new jetpack.

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Fortress Forever 2.5.0 released!

Posted 9 years ago by Fortress Forever Team
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Preparing For Release

Posted 9 years ago by Fortress Forever Team
Fortress Forever will be released on Steam in 3 days. Here is some info that will help to prepare for that.

The dedicated server files are publicly available

The Fortress Forever dedicated server is now available via steamcmd with anonymous credentials. Server owners that are running a Fortress Forever 2.46 server should migrate to the Steam version before Friday (preferably sooner, to allow for adequate testing).

The Steam Store page and Community Hub have launched

Migrating your settings to the Steam version of the game

For all those with Fortress Forever 2.46 installed, here's a guide to migrating your settings over to the Steam version:

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