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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What music can I time dodges with? [closed]

I play TF2, where my main class is Scout. Dodging is obviously pretty vital, but I was at one point have trouble making my movements unpredictable enough. My brother, a Silver player (but not a scout ...
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4 servers on a HP ProLiant ML10 v2 [closed]

Would a HP ProLiant ML10 v2 (B120i ,With Intel® Pentium® G3240 3.1GHz Haswell (Dual Core), 1x 4GB UDIMM DDR3 1600MHz, No HDD, LFF 3.5 inch) be able to host 2 Team Fortress 2 servers and 2 Garry's mod ...
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What is the difference between “public” games and “competitive” games? How are these “competitive” games located?

Me: Is Rocket Jumper + Bison + Zatoichi a valid Soldier play style? Anon_Player: Anything's valid in pubs. After a while of playing TF2 and listening to the voice/text chats I've noticed that there ...
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Can't hear anything when I launch tf2

I started up TF2 and was playing, when suddenly, my sound cut out. I've tried snd_restart, it also effects youtube videos in the background. I can hear when TF2 isn't running. when I use voicechat ...
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TF2 server configure for bots vs. humans

I would like to configure my TF2 server so that whenever a new user joins, they are assigned to a team without bots, only humans. All bots are on the reverse team. Is there a way to configure a TF2 ...
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Steam across countries and accounts

I am trying to give a laptop to family member in another country (he is mostly a gamer type, but the country's internet is too slow for massive downloads), and I want to give him some steam games ...
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Tf2 Ragdoll and gib questions

In tf2 I want to disable all types of gibs, but keep ragdolls and the headshot animation untouched. Also if possible I would like ragdolls to fade faster than normal!! What console commands do I need ...
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Team Fortress 2 bots on deathmatch [duplicate]

I need to know how I can make bots moving on dm maps. I tried to make them move and so they can't move at dm maps. Can Someone help me?
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How do I change the texture quality of Gun Mettle and Tough Break skins using Console Commands?

What console command controls the skin (gun mettle and tough break) texture quality? I am not talking about the weapon's wear (inventory "quality", similar to those in CS:GO), I'm talking about the ...
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How do I activate my medic abilities?

I'd like some help with Mann vs. Machine controls. I like to play as medic on Mann vs. Machine but I don't know how to activate my power-up canteen for the extra ubercharge.
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My TF2 server cannot connect to the item server

I own a standard SRCDS server and when I (or anybody else) joins, they cannot connect to the item server. I have checked other servers and it definitely works there. Does anyone know why this ...
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Can someone else take my old name after I change it?

I am worried that when I change my name during game (using shift>tab>settings), even if for a short while, someone else can take my original name. Is this possible?
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non strange quality kill counting

I would like to know how can I make my "not strange weapon" to count kills. Do I have to use any "strange module" or sometihing like that? If so please can you tell me where can I get this module ...
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My screen goes partially black in team fortress 2

the first day after downloading the game the game ran nicely but from the next day i began to see this black parts whenever I open any window such as options,shops etc.and close them.when i connect to ...
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My random drop stopped

I was playing TF2 and suddenly the game crashed and after I played the game again, I didn't get any random drops afterwards. Even after the new reset-for me its on Friday, not on Thursday-the random ...
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Why is the item list empty when trading in TF2? as a F2P

Recently I got some duplicates in my items. I wanted to trade them but for some reason, my Item list is empty. I refreshed the trading screen a lot but still no help. I'm a f2p player but I know that ...
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Sudden spike in file size

I've been cutting down on disk usage recently, and I recall TF2's file size to be about 9 GB (C:\\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Team Fortress 2) My total free disk space was about 11 GB. ...
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Difference between cl_interp_ratio 1 and 2

There are plenty of forum posts on the "perfect" cl_interp but no one has really mentioned cl_interp_ratio. Most players set it to 1 or 2 (default), but not many explain why. What is the reason ...
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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 ...