Valve's class-based toon-shaded multiplayer FPS, and a sequel to the mod of the same name. Announced in 1998, it was released in 2007 as part of the Orange Box. Questions using this tag should be about Team Fortress 2.

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Difference between cl_interp_ratio 1 and 2

There's plenty of forum posts on the perfect cl_interp but no one has really mentioned cl_interp_ratio. Most players set it to 1 (as it is the default), but some YouTubers, like FUNKe and MrPaladin, ...
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Why do my friends get Tough Break contracts every 15 minutes and I don't?

So I've had the campaign pass for a while now and I'm on about 15/26 contracts with the Tough Break campaign pass. I get 2 contracts per week, as it says here: When do I get new Contracts on the Team ...
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Does the Duck Journal still count Killstreaks?

The Duck Journal used to count killstreaks (as well as ducks). Is this still the case? I want to buy it for fun but I'm worried it won't count the killstreak. I've checked everywhere I can think of, ...
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How can I reset all my TF2 achievements?

So I stopped playing TF2 for a while and would like to start up again. I played a little bit and it doesn't seem as fun without the achievements. How can I reset these? Ive tried reset statistics ...
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with a Team Fortress 2 server, where do I put my map specific config?

so far I've tried putting the map config in the following locations tf/cfg/cp_process_final.cfg tf/maps/cp_process_final.cfg tf/maps/cfg/cp_process_final.cfg I execute rcon changelevel ...
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Team Fortress 2 voting buttons

I'll be brief about this. Whenever a vote kick or vote change map comes out I press the voting keys (F2 and F3 I believe) so I press them, and it gives me an optimization menu. Please help.
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Do I have to stick to a class throughout an entire MvM campaign?

I have bought 4 MvM tour tickets. Enough to get a botkillers, or I have been told at least. Anyway, so I have a few questions. I plan on playing one of 3 classes: Engie Pyro Soldier Now, do I have ...
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Transparent viewmodels on TF2

As a sniper/spy main, it is important to know your surroundings whether it is to avoid backstabs or create opportunities for them. But an opaque weapon (along with hands during reloads) in your ...
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How do I unforce bot classes in TF2?

So, I forced the bots to have a certain class, but now I want to UNforce it but I don't know how to. I don't want to keep fighting soldiers in every training session I do. So how do I Unforce the bot ...
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Team Fortress 2 wont start after installing custom GUI and content?

I have recently experienced some problems with starting Team Fortress 2. Yesterday I installed a few sprites, skins, adn GUI's, but ever since I did that the game says Failed to Start Game ...
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If I trade items through backpack.tf, will I be able to sell them on the community market?

I've stopped playing TF2 after the Tough Break update, and I want to sell all my items on the community market. Some of my items are not marketable, but they are tradable. If I were to trade items ...
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Is it possible to completely disable voice chat in-server?

I have some TF2 servers, but I don't want voice chat to be enabled in certain servers. For example one of the servers is an achievement server running the achievement_idle map and due to its nature, I ...
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If I use a Killstreak Kit on a Strange weapon, will it remove the Strange modifier?

I just bought a Tomislav Killstreak Kit (Not professional or specialized; I use directx 8.1) for my strange Tomislav just to give it a bit more appeal. However if I use it on my strange Tomislav, will ...
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When do I get new Contracts on the Team Fortress Tough Break Update?

So a few days ago, the Tough Break update was released for Team Fortress 2, and I bought it on the first day. I have completed 3 contracts by now, and since yesterday morning I don't get any new ones. ...
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What is this glow over some players' weapons?

When watching some gameplay videos, I noticed that a green/purple glow will occasionally pass over the player's weapon. What is this? I don't remember any special weapons with a glow effect, just ...
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Why does the Soda Popper take 2 bullets when I have 1 loaded?

I was playing with the Soda Popper and noticed something interesting - if I reloaded when I had 1 bullet, I lost 2 from my off-hand ammo anyways. I made sure mods were disabled on the server I was ...
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How can I set up my server so the teams are always balanced?

I'm setting up a TF2 server, and I want to set it up so that when a player joins the server, they have to join the side that has less players. This way, the teams will stay fairly even. What commands ...
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Playing games from a USB3.0 external hard drive [closed]

So I use my Mac to play games, but unfortunately the memory on the Mac runs out very very quickly. I have a USB3 external hard drive and I've been wondering if I could it to store all the game files. ...
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Restoring TF2 from “steamapps/common/Team fortress 2”

I spent a month downloading this game and now i lost the backup, I'm left with only the content of the folder mentioned above (hl2.exe etc) is there anyway i can restore this without spending another ...
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Why did someone in my server find a ton of drops?

I was playing TF2 and all the sudden someone found a lot of drops all at once: How did he get these all at once?
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TF2 Game Server Map Cycle Help

I was just wondering how I could link the start up script (tf.sh) and link it to a the mapcycle.txt file in /steamcmd/tf2/tf/cfg/mapcycle.txt... Or if there is any other way for it to change levels ...
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How can I make my Gun Mettle Coin look like it was before the halloween update?

I have a Golden Australium Gun Mettle coin. Now since the Halloween update the ugly statue is next to my name. Halloween is over now so I want to change it and show my Australium Coin because I think ...
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How do I change the gamemode for my Team Fortress 2 server from capture the flag to payload?

How can I change the game mode in tf2 server? in the server.cfg file?
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How do I tell if I'm playing on a Valve server?

I always hear people refer to certain servers as 'Valve servers', and I can only assume that this refers to servers officially hosted by Valve. I have no idea, though, what I'm supposed to look for to ...
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Can not start listen server with SourceMod

I have SourceMod set up for a listen server on my copy of TF2. This worked fine as of the Invasion update. However, I updated to the latest version of TF2 and now when I start a server, it crashes ...
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What is the difference between a (re)skin and a texture?

When searching through mods for TF2, I came across some confusion. Creators used the word "skin" to describe a remake of the default skin for objects, including adding sections (see LED Sentry skin). ...
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How do I activate my contracts in TF2?

I went to the right map and killed somebody but it did nothing but give me souls for my gargoyle. I tried to press f2 and click on the contracts but it did nothing. I have the halloween 2fort and ...
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How do I tag someone in TF2

I'm playing the new Halloween version but whenever I get tagged by someone who has been chased by the headless horsemen I'm left running for my life because I don't know how to tag someone else!
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Tips for surf_rookie stage 18 [closed]

I am looking for tips on how to complete the 18th stage on surf_rookie. I'll begin by saying I am alright at surfing and have beaten surf_rookie several times. I generally make the first 17 stages ...
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I can't see myself chat in Team Fortress 2

I was playing on a server the other day, and I could see myself speak. The next day, I went back on, and I could not. I can see everybody else talk, and they can still see me talk. I am running Team ...
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VAC Banned in CS:GO but not VAC Banned in Steam Profile or any other game? [closed]

So, my friend is getting this message in CS:GO, after attempting standard matchmaking: VAC Banned from Secure Server He can't join any community (unless it's unsecured) or Valve servers (in ...
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Do the Invasion weapons have killstreak kits?

With TF2's invasion update, they introduced four new reskins: Batsaber, Giger Counter, Shooting Star, and C.A.P.P.E.R. All of them function identically to existing weapons in the game, some with just ...
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How to stop TF2 from crashing when attempting to play Invasion maps?

I can play and host other maps just fine, but whenever I try to play the 2015 Halloween event, Invasion, the map loads to about 80% and then hl2.exe crashes. I made sure to have enough free RAM and ...
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Is it possible to join an MVM Game via the server browser AND activate a Tour of Duty Ticket?

I'm trying to finish a Tour of Duty on the Co-op mode, 'Mann vs Machine'. However, it seems that whenever I join an MVM match using the 'Mann Up' mode, I always seem to get into a server that has high ...
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Are there class-specific versions of autoexec in TF2?

I'd like to have certain commands execute when I change to a specific class. For instance, when I change to Spy, I'd like to immediately disguise as an enemy Pyro. I know I can use this command to do ...
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TF2 - Sticky Jumping with the Sticky Jumper: How to avoid fall damage?

I have seen many tutorials on how to sticky jump effectively. I have been able to go great distances with the sticky jumper, however I an unable to stop fall damage. There aren't any thorough youtube ...
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Which items from the Gun Mettle Cosmetic Case can be Unusual?

Earlier this week, the Gun Mettle Cosmetic Case had been released, which contains a selection of new cosmetics. There's also a chance that the item you get from it may be either Strange, Unusual or ...
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Trading stock items in Team Fortress 2

If you go to the steam marketplace, and you apply the normal filter, you immediately see that the first items are stock items, or the items that you start with. How does a player get those items in ...
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Custom TF2 v_ and w_models not showing up in-game

Short version: I made a custom TF2 stock Scattergun model, and I'm trying to get it to work in-game. I'm modifying the v_model for the Scattergun (models/weapons/v_models/v_scattergun.mdl), and it ...
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How many voice lines are in TF2?

Between all of the character voice commands and responses, how many individual voice lines/files are in TF2?
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What's this thing on my scattergun?

Here is a screenshot of my Scout loadout: Inside the red circle there's a very small icon that appears to be some sort of counter. I have a 1080p screen and it's so small that I can't read the ...
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Why did my campaign pass expire?

I bought a Gun Mettle campaign pass a while ago, and, as far as I know, it's supposed to last until September 30th. Mine appears to have disappeared though; did I complete all the contracts I can so ...
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Do Killstreak Kits for Stock Weapons also work on 'Australium' versions of weapons?

I recently got an Australium Minigun and I want to apply a Specialized Killstreak Kit to it (one I found on the market). The one I found on the market is called a "Specialized Killstreak Minigun Kit", ...
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Is it still possible to use the Spectral Flame spell?

Recently I played with a player which had a flamethrower that shoots green flames. The only item I know about that is able to apply such green flames is the Spectral Flame spell from the Halloween ...
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Why has my Team Fortress 2 inventory vanished and then reappeared on Steam?

I want to sell some tf2 items on the Steam Market, however, my inventory seems to have vanished, that is, the tf2 tab is no longer there. After I noticed this, I decided to try selling through the tf2 ...
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Which update to Team Fortress 2 added cosmetics and the inventory?

Around 2008, Team Fortress 2 had the addition of cosmetic items, and an inventory. Previously, you unlocked weapons via completing milestones. What was the last game version before this major update? ...
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Team Fortress 2 Dedicated Server Reports all Maps are Missing?

Recently, I installed MetaMod and SourceMod. Since I installed these I have been having the server report that it cannot find any maps. This is strange because when I go on the server as a client, ...
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Multiple Strange Errors when Starting TF2 Dedicated Server

Before I ask this question, note that I am referring to a strange error in the console when starting my server, not a strange kill tracking weapon in Team Fortress 2! When I start my server, I get 2 ...
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Sending Private MOTD messages to Users from Server

I have recently started a small Team Fortress 2 dedicated Windows Server on my PC for just a few friends to join. However if it may start to get popular, how would I send I private message to a user ...
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TF2 keeps crashing when attempting to use a sound mod?

I've recently downloaded a mod that allows 3 of the TF2 character models and voices to be changed. I've looked up on the wiki with my previous problem of making the voices work wile the models were ...