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ashecitism
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(06-30-2016, 06:57 PM)
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Could be anything, could be nothing considering the game has been supposedly coming soon for years.

Valve's Tristan Reidford has lightly teased Left 4 Dead 3 in a tutorial for the Destinations Workshop Tools.

The eighth image in the tutorial, titled "08_directory_fun.png," showed a conveniently placed folder called "left4dead3."



From the pessimists perspective, this was just a mistake, but it's too convenient that the folder viewport was scrolled exactly so that left4dead3 was shown first.

According to Tristan's Valve Developer Wiki contribution history, the image was first uploaded on June 28, and then nearly 24 hours after the community noticed the tease, was replaced by a poorly Photoshop'd version to remove the Left 4 Dead 3 reference.


Tristan's Valve Developer Wiki contribution history:

* 17:59 (-8 GMT), June 29, 2016 . . File:08 directory fun.png ‎ (Tristan uploaded a new version of "File:08 directory fun.png") (current)
* 13:49 (-8 GMT), June 28, 2016 . . File:08 directory fun.png ‎

Tristan Reidford and other Valve developers have been "playing" a lot of Left 4 Dead 2 recently. Currently, Tristan's Steam profile says he's played about 348 hours of Left 4 Dead 2 in the past two weeks. Also, Valve have released at least five updates this year alone for the franchise.

Popular theory is them masking it with L4D2, that's why a lot of them have been playing it a lot lately.
Savantcore
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(06-30-2016, 06:58 PM)
And the jimmies of nerds were rustled everywhere.
RPGamer92
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The impossible has happened.
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Originally Posted by ashecitism

Popular theory is them masking it with L4D2, that's why a lot of them have been playing it a lot lately.

Oh? I didn't know that.

Interesting. Really hopes it's L4D3. I LOOOOOVE L4D2: over 1700h played, and only stopped playing because my laptop goes in overheat mode when playing CPU extensive games : /

I'd so be on a L4D3 at launch. Probably anticipating as much as HL3, actually (not because HL3 is "dead" or other non-sense).
valkillmore
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(06-30-2016, 06:59 PM)
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Not possible Valve doesn't make games anymore.
Chairmanchuck
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(06-30-2016, 06:59 PM)
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Instead of teasing or trolling, maybe show something....
Coffee Dog
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(06-30-2016, 07:00 PM)
How are they going to incorporate gambling into Left 4 Dead?
Garrett Hawke
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(06-30-2016, 07:00 PM)
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Left 3 Dead would be iconic
Nirolak
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(06-30-2016, 07:00 PM)
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I don't think there's much doubt they're actually working on this one.

Whether it will ship this decade, maybe more of a question, but still.
The Jackdog
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(06-30-2016, 07:01 PM)
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im sure im not alone in saying id love if a few weeks from now valve said "FYI L4D3 is available now"
QuantumBro
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(06-30-2016, 07:01 PM)
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They've been working on L4D3 for a while, based on this thread.

I'd be surprised if it came out this year since it was a no show at e3. Early next year?
dave is ok
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(06-30-2016, 07:01 PM)
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It's been speculated that this has been in development for a while. Hopefully it will be announced sometime this decade
Leafhopper
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To be fair Left for Dead 3 is one of the worst kept secrets at Valve.

Originally Posted by QuantumBro

They've been working on L4D3 for a while, based on this thread.

I'd be surprised if it came out this year since it was a no show at e3. Early next year?

I thought it would be at this years E3 too.
ViewtifulJC
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(06-30-2016, 07:02 PM)
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I believe Left 4 Dead 3 is a thing employees at Valve have worked on.

I dont believe it will be an actual video game people can play any time soon.
georly
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(06-30-2016, 07:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by Coffee Dog

How are they going to incorporate gambling into Left 4 Dead?

Uhhh.. Hats?

For the zombies tho.
bman94
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(06-30-2016, 07:02 PM)
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Just now realizing how much of a number train wreck the title "Left 4 Dead 3" is.
Rodney McKay
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(06-30-2016, 07:02 PM)
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Valve game rumors and "leaks" don't even register for me anymore.

How many years have we been getting stuff like this about L4D3? First one I remember was when they updated the Source engine and people supposedly found assets or screenshots of it somewhere, and that was a LONG time ago.

To make it worse, L4D3 does seem like the most likely game they're actually working on, but it;s the one I least care about (unless they do a lot more to beef up the single player portion of it).
Crono27
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(06-30-2016, 07:03 PM)
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i wonder when this will come out /whistle... :) how i miss zoey
Armadilo
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(06-30-2016, 07:03 PM)
Devs at Valve are so bored since they don't make games anymore, that they tease video games for their own enjoyment
UnemployedVillain
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(06-30-2016, 07:03 PM)
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It's nothing. It's never anything. You guys keep posting this shit to set yourself up for disappointment when you KNOW it's NOTHING
RoboPlato
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(06-30-2016, 07:03 PM)
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How many years have we been getting leaks about L4D3 now?
Hari Seldon
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(06-30-2016, 07:03 PM)
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Cannot contain my hype for this game. I'm hoping it will have VR fully baked in as well.
stan_marsh
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(06-30-2016, 07:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by valkillmore

Not possible Valve doesn't make games anymore.

Originally Posted by Armadilo

Devs at Valve are so bored since they don't make games anymore, that they tease video games for their own enjoyment

Case closed.

Stuff like this is actually frustrating sometimes.

/salt
ShockingAlberto
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(06-30-2016, 07:04 PM)
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At this point I assume L4D3 is just a code name for a new way to fuck up steam sales.
Iscariot
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(06-30-2016, 07:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

Whether it will ship this decade, maybe more of a question, but still.

Or if it will be a game, or a game as a service.
aeolist
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(06-30-2016, 07:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by QuantumBro

They've been working on L4D3 for a while, based on this thread.

I'd be surprised if it came out this year since it was a no show at e3. Early next year?

valve almost never shows stuff at e3. i think their last appearance was on the sony stage for portal 2 because they had the short-lived steam on ps3 initiative.

before that was probably hl2 and source1 reveals.
Shao Kahn Brewing a Stew
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(06-30-2016, 07:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by RoboPlato

How many years have we been getting leaks about L4D3 now?

Since the beginning of Source 2 rumors.
HStallion
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(06-30-2016, 07:05 PM)
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I don't give a fuck. This isn't too be edgy but as a game developer I realize Valve is going in directions I have no care for despite still sort of enjoying CS GO and dabbling in TF2 from time to time. They just aren't making games I care about anymore despite those games looking good, playing well, etc. and combine that with the fact L4D3 has been coming for years and we are always seeing hints exists doesn't instill much faith in me. I wish them the best and I may reconsider when we finally see something but this news does so little for me at this point.
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(06-30-2016, 07:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Iscariot

Or if it will be a game, or a game as a service.

It's definitely going to be a game as a service, assuming it ever releases.
Blooddimond
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(06-30-2016, 07:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by aeolist

valve almost never shows stuff at e3. i think their last appearance was on the sony stage for portal 2 because they had the short-lived steam on ps3 initiative.

before that was probably hl2 and source1 reveals.

L4D2 was announced at e3
Leafhopper
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(06-30-2016, 07:06 PM)

Originally Posted by ShockingAlberto

At this point I assume L4D3 is just a code name for a new way to fuck up steam sales.

On second thought I like this angle.
Flame Lord
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(06-30-2016, 07:07 PM)
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At this point they should just hold everything back and release "The Orange Box 3", with Half-Life 3, Portal 3, Left 4 Dead 3, and Team Fortress 3. Ignore there being no "The Orange Box 2."
Hari Seldon
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(06-30-2016, 07:07 PM)
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Hopefully they keep the setting in NOLA. That was fantastic in L4D2.
_SAKY_
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(06-30-2016, 07:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Hari Seldon

I'm hoping it will have VR fully baked in as well.

Dear god NOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!

Originally Posted by Hari Seldon

Hopefully they keep the setting in NOLA. That was fantastic in L4D2.

wut? Stop it. NO!!
sh1fty
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(06-30-2016, 07:08 PM)
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I would sink a ton of hours into a L4D3... even if they incorporated loot crates with different weapons or character skins...
User 479360
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I didn't like L4D2 nearly as much as L4D. Not sure why.

I'd love L4D3 to be released, though. DAY ONE.
la_briola
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(06-30-2016, 07:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Flame Lord

At this point they should just hold everything back and release "The Orange Box 3", with Half-Life 3, Portal 3, Left 4 Dead 3, and Team Fortress 3. Ignore there being no "The Orange Box 2."

Dota 3
The Jackdog
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(06-30-2016, 07:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

It's definitely going to be a game as a service, assuming it ever releases.

honestly game as service kinda sounds great for L4D?
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(06-30-2016, 07:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by The Jackdog

honestly game as service kinda sounds great for L4D?

Left 4 Dead 2 already basically was one.

They just, you know, shut off the service part.
Stormhammer
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(06-30-2016, 07:10 PM)
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so l4d3 will be a vr title i bet
Hari Seldon
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

Left 4 Dead 2 already basically was one.

They just, you know, shut off the service part.

L4D2 had constant updates and mods. I still play it every fall with my crew and download new maps and skins and shit. They are just free and not paid for haha. Homer-Simpson Chainsaw mod and Whitchney Houston mod are fantastic!
reKon
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(06-30-2016, 07:11 PM)
Fuck off Valve (yes I'm allowed to say this. Why does it have to be like this Valve =-( )
QuantumBro
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Originally Posted by aeolist

valve almost never shows stuff at e3. i think their last appearance was on the sony stage for portal 2 because they had the short-lived steam on ps3 initiative.

before that was probably hl2 and source1 reveals.

I don't know when L4D was announced, but L4D2 was definitely announce at a Microsoft e3 conference. I remember all the bitching that generated at the time.
SilentRob
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(06-30-2016, 07:12 PM)
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I swear to god if Left4Dead 3 comes out before Half-Life 3 I will totally buy, play and enjoy it but i will be mighty angry while doing it. Careful Valve, I'm serious!
Hale-XF11
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(06-30-2016, 07:12 PM)
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Stop doing this to me, Valve. :(

I NEED THIS GAME IN MY LIFE
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Originally Posted by Hari Seldon

L4D2 had constant updates and mods. I still play it every fall with my crew and download new maps and skins and shit. They are just free and not paid for haha. Homer-Simpson Chainsaw mod and Whitchney Houston mod are fantastic!

Right, and I don't think things need to actually be paid to be considered a service. Terraria had an astronomical amount of free update content and was definitely a service.
Grief.exe
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(06-30-2016, 07:12 PM)
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Going to drop bombs on GAF when Valve finally announces a new game.
friskykillface
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L4D 1 + 2 should have been remastered for PS4 x xbox one , PS4 mainly because PS never had left 4 dead

left 4 dead 1 and 2 were so amazing back in the 360 days, loved that game

DO IT VALVE
Hari Seldon
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Originally Posted by _SAKY_

Dear god NOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!



wut? Stop it. NO!!

Lol it is definitely going to be enabled for VR for sure. They will probably pick a new setting though, but I liked NOLA a lot. The plantation map, the french quarter map, the hurricane map. All awesome.

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