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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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
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TF2 Binds. I'm not so sure if I should use autoexec.cfg

How can I make my settings that i put into the console stay every time I load TF2? I want to put cl_showfps 0 and mat_phong 0 . Every time I put them in and exit TF2 these settings reset. I would also ...
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Does the Degreaser affect the afterburn damage of the Flare Gun?

I know that the Degreaser decreases its afterburn damage by 25%, but what about if I have the Degreaser and the Flare Gun (or the Detonator) in my loadout? Is the Flare Gun's afterburn damage reduced ...
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Can rockets be deflected multiple times?

Normally, without hesitation, as soon as a soldier launches a rocket my way, I (as a Pyro), (try to) deflect the rocket back at him. As a Soldier, if ever there's a chance that one of my rockets will ...
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Unable to find majority of TF2 textures in hammer editor

While using the Valve's Hammer editor to create a team fortress 2 map I've run into a problem finding TF2 texture. Theres a lot of accessible tf2 textures by typing in the filter "wall" or " ...
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How to make source games launch onto a specific monitor via launch options

I hate running games in traditional full screen, because when you click away the game gets minimized. I understand why it's done, but my computer can handle rendering it at all times when I'm running. ...
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How do I level up a TF2 character? [closed]

I was looking at some achievement items in TF2, and I found that for a hat, you have to 'level up' your character. What does that mean?
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Über display in Team Fortress 2

I'm using Chinese software and I changed system locale Language for non-Unicode programs in Region and Language (Win7x64, Control Panel) from English-US to Chinese (Simplified PRC). While I'm playing ...
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I keep getting gunned down by an invisible sentry

In TF2 (in the 2014 Halloween map, where I have to deliver the tickets, for what it's worth), I keep getting destroyed by a mini-sentry, but when I die, instead of zooming in on the sentry that ...
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TF2 Resistance Sound Cue

I've been looking through the audio files of Team Fortress 2 but I am unable to find the sound that plays when using the Vaccinator and the resistance type matches oncoming damage. The sound also ...
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How do I use a magic spell in TF2?

Halloween 2013 and 2014 events feature magic spells, which can be cast if the player equipped a Spellbook. I've done so, but how does one actually cast a spell?
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What is the point of people doing this?

Recently, I unboxed a new Unusal Hat, and a couple of people have tried doing this to me: Never tell your password to anyone. ME.: hello THEM: hey THEM: how much for your unusuals ...
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How do I enable bumper cars on any map?

How do I enable the bumper cars function on my map? What command would let me use bumper cars on any map? I've heard sometimes that if you try to add bumper cars they won't show, is this actually an ...
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Is there any other way to get the special halloween items for Scream Fortress 2014?

This year for Scream Fortress 2014, each player recieved a special cauldron that dispenses 3 special items for the update. Is there any method, besides, natural item dropping and trades, to get more ...
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What Does the Jump Key Do in Bumper Cars?

Pressing the jump key during the bumper car games causes the car to bounce slightly. What is the purpose of this maneuver?
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Are the Items out of the Achievement Item Cauldrons giftwrapable?

I know they are untradable, but can you giftwrap them, then trade them?
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How do I control these bumper cars?

It's so confusing, I'm trying to turn and it does it really horribly, someone said you can fly in bumper cars, I can't figure out how. Also once I turn into a ghost how do I respawn? It seems I can't ...
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What are the new unusual effects for Scream Fortress 2014?

Does anyone know what the new effects are? I also heard there are 2 new effects for taunts.
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Can rocket projectiles can go through teammates?

When playing TF2 as a Soldier, I noticed that some of my rockets fired at the enemy exploded on the backs of teammates who were also focused on killing them. However, the rest of my rockets just ...
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What is the max amount of achievements I can get by performing any one action?

As most are probably aware, Team Fortress 2 has a ton of achievements, most of which are seemingly unrelated to each other. But I've been curious about this for a long time. If I was a new player, ...
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Is there any way to re-obtain deleted achievement items?

A few months ago, I finally made my first purchase in TF2 and my backpack expanded accordingly. However, during my years as a F2P, I accumulated a large number of achievement items. Since I only had ...
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Mouse is freezing randomly in TF2 and Civ5

My mouse keeps freezing in place at random times when I'm playing a game. It's happened in TF2 4 times already, and it's happened once when I was playing Civ 5. The mouse cursor moves to the middle of ...
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What are Mann Co. Stockpile crates?

Shortly after I started playing TF2, my backpack filled up with items, many of which were "Mann Co. Stockpile crates". Because I didn't want to buy a premium account straight away, I deleted my crates ...
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How to disable Pyrovision effects

Ive recently purchased a Collector's Professional Killstreak Rainblower but I am unable to see the effect due to pyrovision. Is there any way to disable pyrovsion effects but still see the eye effect? ...
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Why did I get a bunch of items from just logging in?

I logged into TF2 for the first time in about 6 months today and received almost 15 items, mostly genuine, upon arrival. I was under the impression that you needed to spend time in game in order to ...
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Open/Fill MVM Lobbies from command line or url

As has already been answered and should be common knowledge, you can join servers using steam://connect/ip:port or as viewed here. However, I would want to know if the same is possible for ...
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As a Sniper, how can I deal with being ambushed by a Pyro?

Whenever I'm on a killstreak as a Sniper, there's always one vengeful Pyro who comes my way and burns me within a couple of seconds. Obviously, when he comes behind me and sets fire to me, there's not ...
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Why is cp_gullywash on the Attack/Defense mappool instead of Control Points mappool?

On the Attack/Defense playlist, there's a map called Gullywash. However, it has a control points format rather than an attack/defense format. Why is it on the attack/defense mappool rather than the ...
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Does 'overcharging' a sniper increase its damage?

As a Sniper, I know that if I charge my sniper rifle, it will do more damage, but does the time for which it is 'overcharged' (i.e. scoped in when the charge meter is already full) affect the damage ...
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What do I use the Classic strangifier with?

I just unlocked a Mann Co. Supply crate key and got a "Classic strangifier", which apparently changes normal items to strange items. However, when I click "Use with...", it says that I have no ...
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Friend cannot connect to my TF2 server

Yesterday, one of my friends started playing TF2 for the first time, so I thought it would be a good idea if we played a game against bots together before we play the mayhem that is multiplayer. So, I ...
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How do I effectively use the market gardener? [closed]

I know the best loadout: Rocket Jumper, B.A.S.E Jumper, Market Gardener (duh). But what are the best ways to approach someone? What angle?
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What do weapon prefixes like “Botkiller” and “Killstreak” mean?

When playing TF2, I sometimes see people with weapons such as "Botkiller Killstreak Black Box" and then a number of kills that this person has with this particular weapon. How do I enable killcounts ...
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How do I play well as a scout?

Being fairly new to TF2 (about 100 hours play time) I am becoming steadily proficient in most classes, and am having a great time with them. However, one class, the scout, is eluding me. When I play ...