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What caused the low rate of enemies?

This run uses two exploits to make the playthrough easier: a well-known glitch called the "Jesus room" that exploits the infected's ability to find of your location, and medkit exploit that abuses The ...
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How can you force your character to say stuff in Left 4 Dead 2 (post 2015 patch)?

So, it's actually a mod you can subscribe to in the Steam Workshop for Left 4 Dead 2. The mod is called VOX - Complete Vocalizer by c2. Use in moderation! It can add a lot of humor to the game, but it ...
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Do zombies repopulate in areas you've already cleared out?

After playing three different levels and testing this I can confirm that idle zombie do not repopulate parts of the level you have cleared out. I tested this on these Left 4 Dead 2 levels: The ...
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How do you earn 'Gnome Alone' (the honorary achievement for Gnome Chompski)?

Launch the game Start a campaign (singleplayer is fine) Earn the achievement: I earned it on Dead Center, but I assume any campaign will work.
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How can I crown a Witch that is standing and wandering around?

Commonly everyone started to shoot at the witch when she's on the ground. and It's OK, because she's a dangerous foe. That's the normal playing. But for extreme players crowning a witch is to run ...
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Is there any benefit to using quick chat with the bots in Left 4 Dead 2?

It has no effect on their behavior, other than sometimes they respond to you with vocalizations. However, with Left 4 Bots, you can give them vocal commands.
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How can I manage trolls and griefers?

I suggest hosting your own server (extremely simple and can be done directly in the game) for total control. Install Admin System mod from Steam Workshop (and Admin Menu if you want GUI). The commands ...
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How can I switch back to US server (Left 4 Dead 2)?

You can change the download region for Steam on your PC: Steam/Settings/Download+Cloud/Download Region and set it to United States. Alternatively you can open game's console menu and enter the ...
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Cannot connect to my dedicated, steam-group L4D2 server

Here are the steps I did to make my L4D2 Source Dedicated server (srcds.exe) show up in Steam Group on my FIOS home internet (discover LAN games is turned off in client, so not a false positive): On ...
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How can I crown a Witch that is standing and wandering around?

Wandering Witches appear in campaigns that are set during daytime hours, such as Dead Center or Hard Rain. Crowing a witch (killing it in one shot) can still be done on wandering witches, but is much ...
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Is it possible to play the "Versus" mode singleplayer, with bots, but no sv_cheats 1?

In the default game you can't play versus Bots in VERSUS, but if you go to the workshop and search for "versus single" you can find a few mods that let you play versus alone with bots, against bots (...
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AI players stop attacking infected

Do this On your Steam Library, right click on L4D2 and click on Properties Go to the Local Files Tab, and then click on Verify Integrity of the Game files Now you just wait for it and if something is ...
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Left For Dead 2 - Unlock Australian Censorship

Since September 4, 2014, you can install the Left 4 Dead 2 - Uncensored DLC on Australian copies to unlock the censored content. If you are outside of Australia and your copy of L4D2 is still ...
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How to re-enable intro videos?

Comment converted to an answer - Credit: Katie aka Ctrl-Alt-Cuteness The -dev command line argument disables both the intro video as well as the logo video before it. This command is used as it ...
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Do zombies repopulate in areas you've already cleared out?

It seems to depend on the map, maybe even the area within the map. I have doubled back before on the first stage of No Mercy, and not seen any respawned zombies. But in Death Toll, in the stage that ...
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How to toggle in console command in Left 4 Dead 2?

The bind command allows other console commands to be toggled on and off with one keypress. To toggle noclip: bind "p" "noclip" The quotes are strongly recommended so the command will never fail ...
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How can I make Left 4 Dead 2 stop giving me a female avatar in online Campaign play?

You could always just get an addon that replaces Zoey and Rochelle with boys. In my squad I like playing as a girl, but Coach was the only guy left that people hadn't taken so they could play their ...
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How to join Online Campaign matches with Split Screen mod?

According to a Left 4 Dead 2 Splitscreen Guide on the Steam Community, Official servers (run by Valve) no longer support splitscreen with a controller. However you can still join online community (...
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What were the two scavenge maps removed from left4dead 2?

I've done a bit of digging and reviewing cut content from Left 4 Dead 2. I looked at other sources, but this is the most comprehensive: L4D2 Wikia: Cut Content. I don't believe any Scavenge maps ...
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How do I increase font size in L4D2 in-game chat?

Garuda Linux KDE Gaming Edition is perfect for Left For Dead 2. Set the global scaling to 200% which you will able to read them easily.
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AI players stop attacking infected

The fix that worked for me is quitting the game and starting it again but sometimes these bots are a pain and I hate that they cause me to lose progress.
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Fastest way to kill a Tank in Left 4 Dead 2

Both sniper rifles are in the second damage tier, so I always use snipers for piercing effect and lovable headshot splatter. Anyway, the setting is the motel (Expert, Solo, Undead Carnival) I just ...
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