Valve's class-based toon-shaded multiplayer hat simulation with an FPS minigame around it. Announced in 1998, it was released in 2007 as part of the Orange Box.

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How do I win teleporter battles?

Picture the scene: I've just respawned and some kindly engineer has built a teleporter. Fantastic! I no longer have to walk to battles. I step on the teleporter, which is still recharging. Lo and ...
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TF2- how to deal with Roof Wranglers

A Roof Wrangler is an engineer that uses the Wrangler to jump up to a high point--e.g. the roof above the Sniper area on ctf_doublecross-- -- use his Rescue Ranger to get his sentry, dispenser and ...
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Can I make Wheatley (The Ap-Sap) talk all the time?

I just bought the Ap-Sap from backpack.tf. I love it dearly. However, Wheatley stops talking whenever I put him away (I am aware this is intended). Is there any way I can make him talk all the time?
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Can I appear offline on steam but still be online?

I have a friend that won't stop pestering me to play tf2, I don't want to be mean to him but when I want to play another game like gmod with another friend I would be in offline mode. Because I would ...
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Bug with “Gored!” achievement [closed]

I got the achievment Gored! on Team Fortress 2 but no item? Unlocked: 4 Aug, 2014 @ 8:04am Gored! Collect the Horseless Headless Horsemann's Haunted Metal.
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How to show invisible terrain in source engine?

I want to see all items that can impede or expedite movement on a map. Invisible walls, invisible pathways, is there any way to do this ingame, and not in hammer? I want to know this for Garry's Mod ...
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How to turn of Tf2 timelit? [duplicate]

I've tried so many things like mp_timelimit 0 because I saw it on a video and I also heard it from a person on a video about how to turn it off and it didn't work.
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How to tell if the Spy I killed is a DeadRinger?

How can I tell if the spy I just killed is using a DeadRinger? Is there even a way to tell if they feigned thier death (without additional Spy-Checking)?
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How do I save TF2 Demos?

And I don't mean the class. How do I create/save Demos in game? I want to get some so I can use them as needed. Also, can you please tell me where I find the files it creates? I belive they can be ...
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Is there a way to save a TF2 replay on a server without replays being enabled?

I usally play a lot on public servers, and I sometimes do some crazy things I want to use in a video. But, when I hit the "record that life" button, it says the server does not support replays. Is it ...
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How exactly do the Gunslinger Crits work?

I see here that Gunslinger crits are every 3 consecutive hits. But what is that more clarified? Does it mean that you must hold the attack button down, and have three attacks hit an enemy (in a row), ...
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How do I set my player model to a Taunt position while I am not actualy Taunting?

Sometimes on random servers, I see player stuck in the Conga animation while moving, jumping, and attacking normaly. How do I get this to happen, and if so, is there a way to do it consitantly? I ...
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How do I fix my Unusual?

For a long time, orbitals like the Circling Peace Sign effect and Circling TF2 Logo will tend to increase their radius for no reason. This can result in the effect "not" being on my hat, but about 30 ...
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Can the use of sv_cheats 1 in TF2 lead to a VAC ban?

Sometimes, whilst testing different weapons, I'll create my own server on tr_walkway, and end up messing around by using the sv_cheats 1 command and editing the gravity strength and whatnot. Now, I ...
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Can I still mini-crit with the Detonator if my hit is not direct?

If I fire my Detonator at a flaming opponent, I automatically get a free mini-crit (45 damage), but, if I fire my Detonator and then right-click to manually detonate it, am I still guaranteed the ...
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How does the damage for a Rocket Launcher work?

I main Soldier, so I want to know my weapon to its fullest capability. To do that, I want to know about how much damage each shot will do before it hits, or before I even fire it. What is the damage ...
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How do I fire a Giftapult?

So I saw that Giftapults can be crafted cheaply, and I thought I'd use this as a nice way to get rid of some items I'm never going to use that might be valuable to others (no, not crates). I crafted a ...
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Is there any way of hiding the rank-up of my Strange weapons?

Normally, I couldn't care less who sees when one of my Strange weapons has ranked up, but, I've recently got a Strange Dead Ringer, and, whenever its rank increases, it notifies everyone on the ...
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How do the Blutsauger's and the Amputator's passive health regeneration modifiers stack?

The Medic, by default, passively regenerates +3 health per second. The Blutsauger decreases this: –2 health per second. When active, the Amputator increases this by +3 health per second. Now, I ...
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Why can I sometimes not change weapons as a Heavy?

I know that the Heavy requires some cool-down time (before switching weapons) after spinning his Minigun, but, sometimes, even if I wait a good 10 seconds, I still get the can't-change-weapons sound, ...
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Steam/Tf2 crash

After the last Team Fortress 2 update, i can't exit steam, i can't play the game, i can't uninstall the game and it seams like my account is gone: when they ask for account information(username and ...
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How to automatically heartbeat a TF2 listen server?

I am running a listen server from time to time to play with friends, i get annoyed that in order for the server to be lsited on the internet i have to manually "map " in the console. Is there a way to ...
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Can I convert a specialized killstreak weapon to a professional one without losing strange progress?

I have a specialized killstreak Australium sniper rifle with ~3000 kills. I'de like to make it professional, but ideally without losing the kill counter. Am I able to just apply the professional kit ...
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Do Pyros have any fire resistance?

Normally, when I'm blasting fellow Pyros with my flamethrower, they take no less damage per second from my flames than non-Pyros (ignoring afterburn). However, I've noticed that, when I shoot a ...
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How can the Panic Attack be used effectively?

This Smissmas update introduced the Panic Attack to TF2 - a shotgun with a four-round clip that loads like the Beggar's Bazooka, and becomes more dangerous but less accurate as your damage goes up. ...
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Why does the Huntsman seem to be more accurate/powerful than a sniper rifle? [duplicate]

I've noticed that I do far more damage with the Huntsman than I do with the standard sniper rifle, and, not only do my arrows hit enemies more often than sniper bullets, but they also head-shot far ...
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Why do my single-jumps sometimes count as double-jumps?

As a Scout using the Baby Face's Blaster, I need to conserve my double jumps for when I really need them. Now, sometimes, I've noticed that, when I do a single jump off the edge of a ledge, that jump ...
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TF2 Backpack items not showing up — stuck on loading

I can't access any of my items in my TF2 backpack when I'm in the game. This happens on every page of my backpack: Is there any fix to this?
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Does grappling speed depend on the class?

In the new Mannpower update, we're given grapple hooks, which allow the player to grapple onto almost any surface in the map. However, does the speed at which the player grapples from one place to ...
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What are the advantages of using the Wrangler?

I've just found the Wrangler weapon for the Engineer, and, after reading its description, I'm not sure in what situation is could possibly be better than letting the Sentry automatically do its thing. ...
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Up to how fast can the Panic Attack's reload and firerate be?

Is there a cap at hp so that eventually you will lose enough health to gain the most optimal firerrate and reload speed? Or does it still scale, even when you are down to 1 hp?
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Does the Iron Bomber's projectile travel faster than the stock?

For some reason I can't quite place my hand on, the Iron Bomber's projectile seems to travel much faster than a normal pill the stock grenade launcher. Is this a placebo? Does the Iron Bomber's ...
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What are the new 2014 Festive Weapons?

What are the new 2014 Festive Weapons? I can't seem to find any other information out there on the internet
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Does blacklisting a server prevent quickplay from matching me into a server on my Blacklist?

If I block Server A via my Blacklisted Servers menu will quickplay avoid that server, or does it ignore the Blacklist? I would think it would unless it just stops it from showing up in the server list ...
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What does TF2 coaching involve?

I've read the wiki articles on the subject of TF2 coaching, but none of them detail what is actually involved and what is expected of a coach. Can someone explain this in more detail please, as I feel ...
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What is the slowest running speed?

As somewhat similar to the Fastest Running Speed question, I'm curious what the slowest running speed possible would be. I've been thinking a Soldier at crouching speed, moving backwards, while ...
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What's highest speed at which I could possibly travel?

I'm trying to determine (preferably in %, where 100% is the standard speed for the Pyro, Spy, Engineer, and Sniper) the highest possible speed at which I could travel in TF2 (on a VAC-secure server, ...
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Can I legitimately get any hats for free?

Are there any hats that I can get in team fortress 2 without spending money. I don't want a cheat or a hack that does this. Are there any free hats and how can I get them?
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Do flamethrowers do damage around corners and through walls?

In order to avoid being gunned down by a sentry gun (especially one placed in the corner of a room), I often try to hide around corners, fire my flamethrower and gradually "worm my way in" to ...
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What exactly do ducks do?

In the new End of the Line update, TF2 has a Duck Journal available to buy, as well as a Duck Token, which increases the level of the Duck journal, claiming to increase the number of ducks dropped. ...
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How do I upgrade my duck?

So the new TF2 EOTL update features a thing called a duck, which you can equip. It says you can find ducks from fallen enemies and use them to upgrade your duck. Now i"m a little confused because ...
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What are the End of The Line unusual effects?

What are the EOTL unusual effects that come in the crate? I only saw 2 from the tf2 site, is that all, or is there more?
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Does the L'Etranger have to be active in order for me to have a 40% increased cloak duration?

Under the description of the L'Etranger weapon, it says (amongst other things) +40% cloak duration. Does the L'Entranger have to be active in order for this duration effect to apply, or is it a ...
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Not getting tf2 achievement “The Last Wave”

I'm currently attempting to achieve tf2 achievements, and I can't seem to obtain "The Last Wave". I am under the impression that you just have to taunt with your primary as sniper after getting a ...
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What's the most effective way to deal with a big group of sentries? [duplicate]

I'm playing Capture the Flag (on Turbine), and the enemy's team has a group of about five level-3 sentries right outside the door to our base. I've tried being a Soldier, Heavy and Demoman, and ...
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Team Fortress 2 Dedicated Server Replays

I am running a dedicated server for Team Fortress 2 and I have SourceMod installed. I would like to include replay support, which is presently almost functional. By almost functional I mean that it ...
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TF2: how to stop bots from attacking me

how do I stop bots from attacking? I accidentally typed in nav_generate so I don't know if this affected anything but if yes, how do I reverse it?
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What are some intimidation techniques for the Pyro?

As a Pyro, I'm confident ambushing weak classes, like Scouts, Engineers, and Snipers, but with tough classes like Soldiers, Heavies, and fellow Pyros, I know, upon ambushing them, that I'm no more ...
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As a Demoman, how can I deal with ambush classes like the Pyro and Scout?

Having had very little experience with the Demoman,I'm trying to practice with him in all situations (i.e. up close, medium-range, and from afar). I know that the Demoman is best from a medium range ...
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Tf2 tools drop rate

I've been playing TF2 for a while now and I would like to ask if tools like paints, killstreak kits and so on drop randomly, I've checked the wiki but I didn't find anything there