Valve does it again: The Spitter is from the community

As if this wasn’t a big enough slap in the face to the community, the reveal to the new Special Infected known as the Spitter is, yet again, a direct-from-the-community idea that Valve has put in for L4D2. The biggest kicker to it? It’s from one of the co-creators of the L4D2 boycott group. Here’s the thread where he kicked off the idea: [LINK] Read more of this post

Credit Where Credit is Due: Original Creator of L4D2 Charger Speaks Up

In case you don’t know, in of all of the “new” and “creative” things Valve is going to bring us in L4D DLC 2, one of the most-talked features is the new Special Infected known as the Charger. Praised as a Valve creation, the Charger is actually from the mind of a Steam forum user by the name of ms255 in a thread he created back in December. Fast forward months later, videos and press come out and, lo and behold, here comes the Charger¬†(a name the original creator even proposed)¬†in L4D2. However, his reaction is not what you would expect from someone who had their idea put into a video game. Read more of this post