Version 2.0.0 / Unreleased

  • [FEATURE] Support for game statistics via Web API
  • [FEATURE] Provide an API to get users' Steam levels
  • [FEATURE] Use the Web API to get games
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Use proper namespacing throughout the library
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Logging using Ruby's Logger class
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Provide a simple way to get parsed JSON from Web API
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Removed old hackish master server functionality
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Removed deprecated aliases from SteamId
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Drop support for Ruby 1.9

Version 1.3.10 / 2015-01-04

  • [BUGFIX] Fixed problems with game inventories
  • [PERFORMANCE] Optimized GoldSrc RCON requests
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Specify minimum Ruby version in gem specification

Version 1.3.9 / 2014-07-22

  • [IMPROVEMENT] Simplified and improved socket error handling

Version 1.3.8.1 / 2013-12-31

  • [IMPROVEMENT] Relaxed runtime dependencies

Version 1.3.8 / 2013-10-27

  • [ENHANCEMENT] Add support for additional group information
  • [IMPROVEMENT] Improve handling of UTF-8 characters in server replies
  • [IMPROVEMENT] Other improvements

Version 1.3.7 / 2013-09-02

  • [IMPROVEMENT] Improved handling of empty RCON responses
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed Web API calls without a key

Version 1.3.6 / 2013-07-23

  • [SECURITY] Use HTTPS for Web API by default
  • [ENHANCEMENT] bzip2-ruby is optional again for compatibility with Ruby 2.0.0 and JRuby
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Improved code style in various places
  • [BUGFIX] Changed to the correct GoldSrc master server port
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed SourceSocket not failing when it should
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed creating SteamId instances with U_ IDs

Version 1.3.5 / 2013-03-29

  • [ENHANCEMENT] Adapted game item parsing to DotA 2 API changes
  • [SECURITY] Strip Wep API keys from debug output
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed creating SteamId instances with STEAM_ IDs

Version 1.3.4.1 / 2013-02-13

  • [BUGFIX] Corrected gem build for version 1.3.4

Version 1.3.4 / 2013-02-13

  • [BUGFIX] Fixed a regression in community error handling

Version 1.3.3 / 2013-02-12

  • [FEATURE] Added support for game ID in server info
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Improved error handling for XML data
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Simplified server info packets

Version 1.3.2 / 2013-02-04

  • [ENHANCEMENT] Improved detection of RCON bans

Version 1.3.1 / 2013-01-20

  • [ENHANCEMENT] Added support for preliminary inventory items
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Further improved RCON connection handling
  • [BUGFIX] Do not cache failed user groups and friends
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed errors when creating cacheable classes

Version 1.3.0 / 2012-12-29

  • [FEATURE] Added support for new Web API interfaces
  • [FEATURE] Added support for new Steam ID format ("[U:#:#####]")
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Vastly improved inventories
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Better handling of RCON edge cases
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Improved connection handling for RCON edge cases
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed several community parsing issues

Version 1.2.1 / 2012-07-21

  • [FEATURE] Support for DotA 2 (beta) inventories
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Improved behavior of cacheable classes
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Workaround for game URLs with duplicate slashes

Version 1.2.0 / 2012-04-24

  • [FEATURE] Support for game version checks
  • [FEATURE] Support query for all Web API interfaces
  • [FEATURE] Check game versions using its steam.inf file
  • [FEATURE] Support for new Steam profile attributes
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Improved fetching of community groups
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Improved unit tests
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Cleaned up community-related code
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Use multi_xml for parsing XML
  • [BUGFIX] Use A2S_PLAYER packet to challenge game servers
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed several URL related problems
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed Web API not working without an API key
  • [PERFORMANCE] Optimized fetching of Steam group members

Version 1.1.0 / 2011-12-13

  • [FEATURE] Support for leaderboards
  • [FEATURE] Support for Team Fortress 2 beta stats
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Allow use of service names instead of port numbers
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed sending master server heartbeats
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed check for profile links

Version 1.0.2 / 2011-10-24

  • [ENHANCEMENT] Added API name and description to achievements
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed handling of empty RCON responses
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed SourceServer.master
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed parsing rules with empty values
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed server info for some Source servers
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed Rakefile encoding for Ruby 1.9

Version 1.0.1 / 2011-08-23

  • [BUGFIX] Fixed several packaging problems

Version 1.0.0 / 2011-08-18

  • [ENHANCEMENT] Added intuitive way to get master servers
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Added a shortcut to get stats for a SteamGame
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Added a way to bypass master server problems
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Updated documentation
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Improved code style
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Updated achievement Web API to version 2
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Updated application news Web API to version 2
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Use Bundler instead of Ore
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Use multi_json instead of json
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed author field for application news

Version 0.14.0 / 2011-06-01

  • [FEATURE] Support for Portal 2 stats
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Updated documentation
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Use IEconItems Web API interfaces for inventories
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed consecutive Source RCON requests
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed inventory caching

Version 0.13.1 / 2011-04-15

  • [BUGFIX] Fixed several problems when parsing RCON status output

Version 0.13.0 / 2011-04-12

  • [FEATURE] Support for Steam's Web API
  • [FEATURE] Support for Steam application news
  • [FEATURE] Support for Team Fortress 2 inventories, golden wrenches
  • [FEATURE] Support for master server heartbeating
  • [FEATURE] Dynamic name resolution and automatic failover for master servers
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Improved parsing of RCON status output
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed pinging game servers
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed A2S_PLAYER and A2S_RULES packet creation
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed regular expression for game links
  • [PERFORMANCE] Optimized RCON queries
  • [PERFORMANCE] Fixed timeout calculation in SteamSocket
  • [PERFORMANCE] Lazy load zlib for compressed packets

Version 0.12.0 / 2010-12-29

  • [FEATURE] Support for Alien Swarm stats
  • [FEATURE] Allow customization of socket timeouts
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Moved from Jeweler to Ore
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed stats for games without a specific implementation

Version 0.11.4 / 2010-11-07

  • [BUGFIX] Fixed split packet handling
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed compatibility with Ruby 1.9
  • [BUGFIX] Fix for a change in CS:S' stats XML data

Version 0.11.3 / 2010-10-05

  • [BUGFIX] Fix for SteamId#game_stats

Version 0.11.2 / 2010-09-08

  • [ENHANCEMENT] Provide the unlock date of achievements if available
  • [BUGFIX] Removed workaround for GoldSrc master servers
  • [BUGFIX] Compatibility fix for StringIO additions

Version 0.11.1 / 2010-07-05

  • [BUGFIX] Fixed parsing of RCON replies

Version 0.11.0 / 2010-07-02

  • [FEATURE] Support for Counter-Strike: Source stats
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Adapt to common Ruby code conventions
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed timouts for unresponsive master servers
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed querying GoldSrc master servers

Version 0.10.1 / 2010-04-05

  • [FEATURE] Load servers' Steam IDs from S2A_INFO2 replies
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed fetching group members
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed cacheable community data
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed check for EDF in S2A_INFO2 replies

Version 0.10.0 / 2010-02-24

  • [FEATURE] Support for Left4Dead 2 stats
  • [FEATURE] Added conversion from 64bit to STEAM_ IDs
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Parse XML data to get a user's games
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed parsing of deactivated community profiles
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed loading additional player information for Source servers

Version 0.9.0 / 2009-09-16

  • [FEATURE] Support loading community groups of a user
  • [FEATURE] Support for Defense Grid: The Awakening stats
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Workaround for corrupt S2A_RULES replies
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Supply a VERSION constant
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed gem packaging
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed handling of really long RCON replies
  • [BUGFIX] Improved parsing of S2A_RULES packets
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed compatibility with Ruby 1.9
  • [PERFORMANCE] Added caching to SteamGroup and SteamId

Version 0.8.0 / 2009-06-15

  • [FEATURE] Load additional player information via RCON
  • [FEATURE] Support for Day of Defeat: Source stats
  • [FEATURE] Support for Left4Dead stats
  • [FEATURE] Support loading games of a user
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Let SteamCondenserError inherit from StandardError
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Several improvements to Steam Community features
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Several improvements to server queries
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Use Jeweler for packaging
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed problems with compressed packets
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed parsing profiles without favorite or most played games
  • [PERFORMANCE] Optimized server queries

Version 0.7.0 / 2009-03-02

  • [FEATURE] Support for Team Fortress 2 stats and achievements
  • [FEATURE] Support for split RCON replies
  • [FEATURE] Support for compressed query replies
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Better support for HLTV servers
  • [ENHANCEMENT] XML cache for GameStats
  • [ENHANCEMENT] Use correct packet names
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed fetching of SteamId data
  • [BUGFIX] Fixed several GoldSrc RCON problems

Version 0.6.0 / 2008-10-23

  • [FEATURE] Support for Steam Community profiles
  • [FEATURE] Support for game statistics
  • [FEATURE] Support for RCON

Version 0.5.0 / 2008-08-10

  • [FEATURE] Support for GoldSrc and Source server queries
  • [FEATURE] Support for master server queries