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 make the train go forward and take damage in Snowplow?

I recently played on the new 'Snowplow' map for TF2, and while it seems easy enough to make the train go forward for Blu team, I wasn't actually making it go forward myself - I assume my teammates ...
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How far do I need to sticky-jump for the 'Highland Fling' achievement?

I've been trying to earn the achievement 'Highland Fling' by sticky-jumping as far as I can, however the description is a little vague as to how far I need to travel: So how far exactly do I need ...
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What are all the items you get from achievements?

I am going to buy some stuff for a premium account. However, I do not want to buy an item that is possible to get through achievements because then that is a waste of money. What are all the items ...
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When are new contracts available?

I have a Gun Mettle campaign coin and have currently done 3 contracts. Two right when it came out then a third yesterday. I think I read something stating two contracts will be available per week, but ...
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Which TF2 items are marketable? [on hold]

Is there a list of all community marketable items in Team Fortress 2? Or does anyone have a list already?
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I cant see reskins in new update in Team Fortress 2

I can't see the new reskins in the new update. it says that DirectX 8.0 is the reason. But how to I update DirectX to 9.0?
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I've completed my contracts. Now what?

I completed the two contracts I was given (Scout and Heavy), and earned two of the 'Teufort' weapons for turning them in. I expected to get some new contracts so I could continue to earn some more of ...
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Are there taunts worth around 1-1.33 ref in TF2? [on hold]

I was looking around on the Internet for what my Ellis cap is worth, which seems to be 1.33 ref. What taunts are worth 1.33 ref or less?
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Does picking up a weapon give any stored/leftover criticals?

With the Gunmettle update it is now possible to pick up weapons from fallen foes (provided you are playing the same class as them). There are also some weapons that stockpile crits through certain ...
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How do I “activate” a Gun Mettle contract?

I bought into the Gun Mettle campaign. My HUD says I have 2 “inactive” contracts. I'm already on the class and map specified in them. Clicking on them gives me objectives and a misformatted tooltip: ...
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What are the unusual weapons?

TF2's recent update, the Gun Mettle update, says you can get Unusual weapons. But it doesn't clarify anything about what choices you have for Unusual weapons. What are the unusual weapons I can get? ...
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What can I craft with these weapons in tf2? [closed]

I have some spare weapons that are just taking up space and/or I don't use them. I have duplicates of these weapons: The Wrangler The Razorback Jarate Mantreads Warrior's Spirit Natascha The ...
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How many name prefixes can be stacked onto one weapon?

A lot of weapons aren't just your standard weapon. Certain 'Qualities' can be applied to make them stand out or increase their rarity. For example, Strange weapons count kills (or otherwise ...
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How do I smash open a Bottle?

In TF2, I noticed that you can smash open the Demoman's Bottle when this tip showed up: The Demoman's Bottle does the same amount of damage regardless of whether it is smashed open or not. ...
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Why does swapping .ctx files not fully convert the weapon?

I wanted to mess around with TF2's weapons, so I extracted the files, and tried to modify the .ctx files. I don't have a converter, so I decided just to swap some around. I copied the file ...
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How do I use the medic's shield on Mann vs Machine?

For a while now I have been playing Mann vs Machine on tf2. I see everybody using these large shields. I see them in the upgrade menu. So I was wondering, how do I use this shield with the default ...
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How do I disable map rotation entirely on my TF2 server?

I have a private server. Before use, I just go in, exec a config, and change the level. Annoyingly, the server will sometimes switch to hydro or 2fort if we wait too long before starting a scrim. I ...
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Is there an Infinite ammo and rapid fire command?

I like to mess around in TF2 practice, is there an infinite ammo and rapid fire command in TF2?
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How do I restart steam?

Lately I have been having issues going into Team Fortress 2. It will show that team fortress 2 is preparing to launch and then close. I heard from a certain useless member that restarting steam might ...
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Recording all player interactions for spectating/video recording later in Team Fortress 2?

Short Question: Is it possible to record an entire game/map, in order to 'playback' later, spectate around and record it? Background I have a TF2 cross-office competition coming up that I'm ...
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TF2 servers appear to have high latency?

I'm playing Team Fortress 2 right now, and I'm trying to find a server that has a good ping (~50ms), but I can't find any (even with local servers). This appears to be a problem with TF2, because my ...
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TF2 files not changing on reinstall

On Steam, I uninstalled TF2. A while later, I reinstalled it. However, when it finished, it keeps validating the game over and over again. I've tried many things; reinstalling it countless times, ...
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Is it possible to receive most if not all items in TF2 from the drop system?

It seems mostly to me that the drop system is giving me the same items every single time. (Atleast 3 times in a row now, the Engineer's hand that places mini-sentries.)
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If I use an untradable name tag on a tradable item will it make it untradable? [duplicate]

I opened a gift on TF2 and got a name tag but it is untradeable. If I use it will the weapon I use it on become untradeable?
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Restriction strange items TF2

In this morning, when I was browsing strange items on community market I noticed some of them listed separately as "restriction".So far I can't see no differance between normal strange. Also I see no ...
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itemtest is behaving strangely

I wanted to mess around with some weapons in TF2, so I went to the map "itemtest". I know that the weapons have to be mechanic-changing in order to work differently, but some strange things happened ...
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What is the maximum damage that can be done in TF2? [closed]

What is the maximum damage that can be done in TF2? (No tf2x10, UberUpgrades, etc.. Just normal TF2). I have several other questions pertaining to damage calculation in TF2, such as how damage ...
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Can't give myself unlockable weapons through console

I wanted to use some unlocks for TF2 Training, so I started as Scout, then tried using the command: give tf_weapon_bat_wood which should have given me the Sandman. However, no weapon was given, so ...
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Replay Timelapse Crashing game

Whenever I try to edit a replay there is an annoying long timelapse. It sometimes crashes my game. How do I turn it off?
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Why can't I see bot navigation mesh in TF2?

I have turned on sv_cheats 1 and run nav_generate on the server. Then I set nav_edit 1 from within TF2 (client-side), but no mesh appears. I've added bots, and they clearly follow the generated nav, ...
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How can I properly airblast projectiles when around teammates?

As a Pyro, I'm fine reflecting even fast-moving projectiles back at the shooter-- when I'm on my own. However, when one of my teammates is nearby, whenever I reflect an enemy projectile, regardless of ...
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How can I turn off viewmodels for certain weapons?

I know that I can turn off the viewmodels of all weapons of a specific class by typing r_drawviewmodel "0" into the cfg file of that class, but how can I (with or without scripts) turn the viewmodels ...
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My friend and I can't trade

In Team Fortress 2, I got this item my friend wanted to trade for, so we established a trade. But when we go to the items, it says I don't have any to trade, even for him. He has about 23 items and it ...
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Am I able to unlock taunts as random or achievement drops?

The title should be self explanatory. On team fortress 2, am I able to unlock taunts like the conga, square dance, Rock Paper Scissors etc etc, as random or achievement drops?
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Can I rocket jump with a controller on pc?

I often see soldiers flying by overhead to get to the control points quicker. Sometimes I have seen Demomen (though this is really no hard task with Demoman) and sometimes even engineers doing this ...
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What is the crafting recipe for these taunts?

On team fortress 2 I just finished a test run for the compound bow for sniper. Well I tried to see if I could test run taunts. Sadly, you can't. But I noticed that a lot of the taunts are craftable. ...
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Cannot Trade in Team Fortess 2

Team Fortress 2 is not letting me trade. It says, "Your account cannot trade right now". I waited for 6 or 7 days but I still can't trade, what do I do?
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Deepened/Slowed Voice With Voodoo-Cursed Soul?

Often during Halloween events, one of the funniest things in the game for me occurs in the form of heavies and scouts and the like obtaining deepened/slowed-down voice commands and death/pain sounds. ...
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How do the Spy's masks work?

I have not played Team Fortress 2 (so forgive me if I've missed any details), but I couldn't help but notice that the Spy uses masks to disguise himself. To his teammates, he looks like he's just ...
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Can I still trade if I am F2P?

On TF2 I have just gotten some weapons I am not fond of, or just cannot use. Can I still trade even though I am considered Free to Play?
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Can I test run items in Single Player for Team Fortress 2?

While playing TF2 I decided to go to the Mann co. store to look around and browse. Well I quickly found out I can use items for free for a week. I decided to test the Heavy's Natasha Minigun . I ...
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Can a taunt have crits/mini-crits?

Some taunts can deal damage (like the Gunslinger, Frontier Justice etc.) But can they have special damage, like crits or mini-crits?
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Is scrap metal from non-tradable+tradable still tradable?

I recently learned that scrap metal crafted from 2 non-tradables creates non-tradable scrap metal. (And scrap from 2 tradables is tradable) What would happen if you created scrap metal from 1 ...
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What are the special abilities of each class?

In TF2, I have noticed that some classes have special abilities. For example: Scouts can double jump Spys can cloak Pyros can air puff. Now I know this is a pretty basic question, but what are all ...
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Is it possible to use cheats on an Offline TF2 server without getting VAC banned?

My friend thinks he can use cheats offline on Team Fortress 2 without being VAC banned. I think that he will still get banned for this. He then proceeded to tell me that if Valve cares so much about ...
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I need some help with some TF2 controls for PC

Ok so Saturday I downloaded Team Fortress 2 from steam onto my Acer laptop. Well my friend, Austin, has the game as well. I saw him using a wired 360 controller to play the game. But, when I tried, I ...
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I just bought TF2 as part of the Valve Complete Pack. Where's my Proof of Purchase helmet?

I bought a Valve Complete Pack license off an external site (Here, to be exact), which came with TF2 (which I hadn't downloaded before). I'm pretty sure I have a premium account because my backpack ...
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Reset tf2 settings to default and update them in steam cloud

Yeah so a long long time ago I used Chris's High FPS config to get better framerates on a crap laptop, but ever since, every new computer I've had has broken sprays. Ideally I want to keep most my ...
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How can I Axtinguish enemy Pyros?

The following is under the trivia section of the Axtinguisher page on the TF2 wiki: Although Pyros and Demomen using the Chargin' Targe are resistant to afterburn, they can be crit by the ...
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If I fabricate a killstreak item that is not tradeable until X date, will the item become not tradeable permanently?

I'm trying to create a professional killstreak Original, however in order to do so, I needed to have two other specialized killstreak items. I did not have these, so I bought a couple cheap ones off ...