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 custom skins work in TF2?

In TF2, my friend subscribed to a skin pack for scout to become femscout. The person tried loading the game, but the game was not changed. How would my friend cause the changes to occur?
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Odd mouse issue with TF2 on OSX

I recently fired up TF2 for the first time in a while and I noticed an odd issue. Quite often, I will need to click Mouse1 twice in order for my character to shoot. Also, at times I will notice the ...
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TF2 - Update server version through FTP?

I have rented a server that is out of date and I have tried restarting the server through a web interface. That did not update the server. I have access to the FTP and can edit and remove files on ...
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Questions regarding killstreak kits

I recently got into trading killstreak kits and fabricators. However, before I do so, I want to clarify some questions regarding how these kits work. Are eye effects for professional killstreak ...
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Un-Known Crafting Recipe?

I am currently trying to get my hands on the new huntsman reskin. I decided that I would do a Sniper random primary weapon craft to try and get one. But, when I go to the page and insert the ...
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What is the TF2 crate drop rate?

Now I have been searching a while now for an answer to this question. One particularly helpful site was this: LINK However, all this site told me was that: Mann Co. Supply Crates and other usable ...
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When you kill someone, do you get his hat?

I don't know if it's just my own misinformation, but I've always believed that if you kill an enemy wearing a hat, you have a higher chance of receiving his hat in the next drop. Does this have a ring ...
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What do these strange parts mean?

As you guys might know, there are things in TF2 called strange parts, add-ons to your weapons that count specific things. For example, the amount of damage you have dealt, number of allies you have ...
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How to get TF2 Bots to move?

I have followed a thing for how to get bots to move. I chose a gamemode that bots support(PL) and it has a navmesh. The only thing is they stand still like they don't have a navmesh. PLease help.
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What's a good way to get items quickly?

I have always wondered what I should do to get items quickly in TF2 without paying any money?
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Bots not moving in tf2 after nav generate also

In tf2 after adding bots with command: List item bot blu scout {bots get spawned} bcoz tf_bot command is unknown therefore.. Main Problem After adding bots.. They do not move dont know why doing ...
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What factors decide which team wins when the clock runs out in Capture the Flag/Control Points?

I was in the map Doublecross and we just barely managed to tie the score at 2 as the clock ran out, but we still got the Humiliation mode, instead of both teams getting it. Also I think Control ...
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Can I pick up weapons dropped by enemies in TF2?

In online games it says other people are finding guns on the map and other people in chat tell me to pick up guns from dead bodies. From what I've tried though, none of these work and I have played 7 ...
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How do you get a border on TF2?

I have a Mac Pro and I would like to idle on TF2. The problem is that there is no toolbar so I can't get out of TF2 unless I disconnect from the server I'm on and I quit TF2. I would like to know how ...
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Do craft nubers and hat levels affect the cost of the item?

Every time I see people trading, some of them seem to highlight the fact that their hats are of 'collector's level'. Either that, or they are selling crafted hats with special craft numbers on them. ...
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What is a gib/gib kill? [duplicate]

In TF2, I have heard of a term known as "Gib" What exactly does this term mean? There is even a strange part called: "gib kills" What does that mean? Low health kill? Adrenaline kill? Could I please ...
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Why is the first map load slower than the others? [closed]

Maybe it's just me, but I'm not sure. Whenever I start up a Source engine map, whether it'd be a private or public server, the first map load (Receiving Server info --> Sending Client info) takes ...
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Do TF2 purchases make me eligible for Steam trading?

When using the Steam Community Market, it says I am unable to sell items because "...we require that users have made any purchase on Steam in the last year, the first of which mus have occurred more ...
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Rebinding Developer Console

I like to have the developer console, but whenever I play i have to turn it off because I keep hitting it mid-battle. Is there like a "toggle_console" command I can bind to a key?
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How to automatically update a Team Fortress 2 server with SteamCMD?

I have a Windows server running Team Fortress 2 (TF2) with SteamCMD and I would like to enable auto-updates. For the moment, I have to do it manually with SteamCMD using the app_update command but ...
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What are my chances at uncrating an Unusual?

I have just been playing TF2 for a while now and I am still wondering what the unusual drop chance is. I understand that unusuals in TF2 can only be found through uncrating. However, when I tried to ...
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How do I find the IP address of the server I'm currently on?

First off: I use the server finder tool in the game, so I can't use the server browser to find my server unless there's something else I'm missing there, it's entirely possible. The "add current ...
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How do you spawn weapons from the console?

I was recently on youtube checking out the awesome STAR_ when I came across this video with TF2 shenanigans where he put in some console commands to add in the valve rocket launcher and other weapons ...
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Cannot connect to own Team Fortress 2 server

I have been following this tutorial to make my own TF2 server. And have gotten to video Sechs (six), and I have tried to connect to my own server by going to the server browser in TF2, but it says ...
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How can I get multiple lines in a Description Tag?

I have a gun I'd like to name "xxx" with a Name Tag, which is fine. However, the description I'd like to use is: "xxxx, xxxxx" Is there any way to get two separate lines using a description tag, ...
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Kills During Setup

It was possible at one time (I believe it has been patched) to shoot through a tiny crack in Blu spawn on pl_upward during setup (see images). Are there still ways on other maps to get kills (either ...
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The Better Banner Battle - When to use each Soldier Banner

The solider has three different types of 'banner' items that, when charged by dealing damage, allow him to 'buff' himself and his nearby teammates in different ways. The Buff Banner - Bestows all ...
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This isn't the fast weapon switch, but how do I disable this menu?

This is not the fast weapon switch setting. How do I disable this menu when I use the number keys to switch. Seriously, it showed up out of nowhere, I changed no settings, and it's really irritating ...
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Team Fortress 2 Squad Surplus Voucher TF2 Uncraftable vs Craftable

Can someone explain to me the difference between these 2 Squad Surplus Vouchers for Mann vs Machine Mode on TF2 and Do these 2 vouchers work differently? How is it possible to even acquire an ...
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Where have all the item set bonuses been moved to in TF2?

Semi-recently, all the bonuses formerly associated with item sets (Saharan Spy, Croc-O-Style Kit, Tank Buster, Gas Jockey, et cetera) have either been moved onto items within that set, or removed ...
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Does anyone know of a WebSite where I can sell TF2 Items? [closed]

Like a website where I can sell scrap for money or Steam wallet funds.
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What does it mean when the Spy Callout is wrong?

Sometimes when I look directly at a certain class such as a demoman, and press "X-2" the command to say "[class] is a spy!" my character will say the wrong class. Example: Looking at Demoman Press ...
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Which Debuff Effects Stack/Interact?

There are five debuffs that exist in TF2 (that I can think of at the moment, that are player-caused and not Fear). They are: On Fire: you take damage over time. Jarate: You take Mini-Crit damage. ...
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How rare are Chemistry Sets?

I've been playing TF2 as a premium player even before Chemistry Sets came out, and I literally haven't found a single one. Are they even rarer than hats, tags, paint, and the works?
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How does TF2 determine the “Best Available Server”?

When I choose to play a multiplayer game on TF2 (without manually picking a server), after choosing the map type, the game informs me that it is searching for the "Best Available Server". To say ...
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What steps am I missing to make TF2 render a demo as h264?

I have a demo file created with record ... and I wish to convert it to a movie. I can render as numerous TGA files. I have downloaded and installed latest version of QuickTime Player and rebooted the ...
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How much resources does a team fortress 2 server use? [closed]

I'm wanting to know how much bandwidth, CPU, and RAM it takes to run a dedicated or listen server that 24 people can connect to. Like, does it max out one of the cores on my 3.4GHz CPU and uses 2GB ...
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What does disabling/enabling Windows Aero extensions do?

See the bottom right option, under DirectX? I still haven't figured out what it does, and changing the setting and clicking OK yields no visual change. Is disabling it critical to any game ...
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What happens if you delete random models in a game (specifically TF2/LoL)? [closed]

Say you deleted the entire set of models for Varus in League of Legends, and tried loading a game with him. What exactly would happen? Additionally, what if you deleted the sniper from TF2? Would ...
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What type of competitive gaming is available to the public TF2 Community?

I'm semi-interested in the TF2 competitive community, possibly even getting involved in playing in a league at the entry level. As such, I am looking for a competitive group that allows pub-level ...
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Can I use a professional killstreak kit on a killstreak weapon?

I put a killstreak kit on a named strange weapon. What would happen if I were to use a professional killstreak set on it? Would the strange and/or name still stay but the effect would change?
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Use joystick in linux-native Valve games (tf2, css, …)

I have a simple joystick: A stick with two buttons. It is usually connected to my soundcard, and it works in many linux games. However, I see no options in tf2 to activate/use it (only: "gamepad"). ...
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How can I see the status of my favorite servers without logging in to the game?

I have a short list of servers that I visit whenever I play TF2. Sometimes these servers are well-populated, other times completely empty. When I unwind at my computer, I'd like to check to see the ...
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Does being launched by an enemy soldier's rocket crit-boost your market gardener?

The market gardener deals critical hits during a rocket jump. Now the question is: What if the rocket doesn't belong to the jumper? So essentially what would happen is, an enemy soldier shoots at ...
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Will I be banned for using mods or skins?

I downloaded TF2 yesterday. I am liking this game. I found out that there are mods and skins available online. I also found tutorials to use these. But I am not sure if I will get banned for using ...
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When is it a good idea to punch people?

As a Heavy, I have in my posession what is arguably the most powerful close-range weapon in the game. One that can shred through an enemy in fractions of a second. I am also in posession of the ...
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What is the best strategy for a Deadringer and a “Your Eternal Reward” spy on 2Fort?

So here is the scenario, I'm a spy on 2Fort and the match starts. My load out is the Deadringer with Your Eternal Reward. When I try to get past enemy lines undisguised (I have eternal reward),but I ...
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Can a Demoman's charge be back blasted?

With the Chargin' Targe or the Splendid Screen the Demoman can charge causing a variety of effects, but mostly propelling the Demoman forward. Recently while playing Hightower I charged a Pyro ...
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Reducing/Turning Off Particle Effects

After spending much time with a laggy game experience, I've come to the conclusion that certain complex particle effects, particularly those of the Hu-Long Heatmaker minigun for Heavy, and multiple ...
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Can I buy TF2 items with my credit card?

Well this morning, I was going to buy a mann.co supply crate key. Which costs £1.49. But when I try to buy it, it only lets me pay with steam wallet. I mean I could add some money to it, but the ...