Left 4 Dead 2 is the sequel to Valve's original co-op zombie first person shooter. The game makes use of the Source Engine, and was released in 2009 as a downloadable digital version on November 19 (Japan), October 17 (North America) and October 20 (Europe). Questions should relate to strategies and ...

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In Left 4 Dead 2, how do I join a server by IP?

My friend was playing some 10v10 on L4D2 the other night, I did a search of google and found a bunch of IP addresses for these 10v10 servers, but how do I join them? There is nowhere in game to enter ...
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How can I spectate VS games in Left 4 Dead 2?

Is there a way to enable players to connect to connect as spectators to a VS game in Left 4 Dead 2? And how can I do it myself?
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How are the teams balanced in a versus match with less than 8 players?

Suppose I play with 3 other friends a versus match, and would like the teams to be random. Can I leave all characters unchosen and get a 2 v 2 match? Or the result would be random also? Perhaps all 4 ...
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Fighting a Jockey's ride

What, if anything, determines a survivor's success at fighting a Jockey's attempts to move them in a direction?
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What is a good strategy for getting the “Level a charge” achievement?

Is there an easy way to get the Level a Charge achievement? The thing is to kill a Charger with melee it has to be done with exceptional coordination. I saw a video that 2 guys played a Versus ...
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Split-screen in Left 4 Dead 2

Is it possible to play the PC version of Left 4 Dead 2 in split-screen, where one player uses the mouse/keyboard and the other uses a gamepad?
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Is there a strategy when playing as a tank in a versus match?

I'm a big fan of L4D2. The one thing I can't wrap my head around is playing the Tank during Vs. I'm rubbish at it (for the most part). Any strategies for playing a good Tank?
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Does a Mutation count as a campaign?

In left 4 dead 2, there's currently a mutation called Four Swordsmen, where you can only use a sword to play the level. I was wondering if finishing a level would award me the Confederacy Of Crunches ...
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What are the different capabilities of the uncommon infected in Left 4 Dead 2?

I don't mean the Spitter, Boomer, etc. I mean the uncommon infected on every campaign, like the Hazmat Suits (that drop Bile Bombs) and Clowns (that you can honk their noses to get an achievement). ...
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Fastest way to kill a Tank in Left 4 Dead 2

When playing Left 4 Dead 2, my team-mates and I are struggling to kill a tank fast enough. It always seems to be able to last a long time even when we are all firing on it. This also means it has ...
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How can you make your player scream in Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2?

I remember when I played Left 4 Dead, a couple of months ago, that some players were able to let their controlled character do a scaring long scream. How did they do? Is it possible to do this also ...
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How can I get the 'Moustachio' achievements in Left 4 Dead 2?

There are two achievements related to 'Moustachio' in Left 4 Dead 2. These are the descriptions: Gong Show - Prove you are stronger than Moustachio. Stache Whacker - Prove you are faster than ...
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How to get the 'Guardin' Gnome' achievement in Left 4 Dead 2?

How can I get the 'Guardin' Gnome' achievement in Left 4 Dead 2? The text of the achievement is the following: Rescue Gnome Chompski from the Carnival. So I suppose it has to be done in the ...
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Official mutations on left 4 dead 2

I just bought Left 4 Dead 2, and I noticed there's a "mutation" (mod) to play, but only one per week (I think it's per week). Is there a way to play past official mutations, or is it intended for ...
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How can I avoid being detected as an infected in left 4 dead 2?

I always get caught playing as an infected no matter how good I hide (because the infected make noises). What would be a good tactic to minimize detection?