In case any of you are getting the map error, here is a possible solution until an update is released.
By: Erik Johnson
For people that are running into the bug on startup that looks like:
"Map Version is 0, expecting 19"
Try this to see if it works:
1. Go into your \Steam\SteamApps folder.
2. Rename the file called sourcemodels.gcf to something else.
3. Relaunch the game.
This is going to require a redownload of this file, but if you want to get playing tonight it's probably the best path. There are a couple of people now that were in this situation that were fixed this way.
As soon as we possible we'll release a fix for this that will not require this workaround.
Please let me know if this does or does not fix this specific problem for you. Just shoot me an e-mail at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org. If this does fix it, it would be useful to get copies of a couple of the renamed (bad) cache files.
Got some good dish on TF2? Got a heads up on a new patch/update?
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