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 play Parkour Fortress?

So far I've played a little bit of Parkour Fortress, but I've seen others using moves that I can't seem to know how to use. I know the basics, wallrunning, sliding, and rolling after a long jump, but ...
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How can you spectate a player with non-standard characters in their username?

I'm trying to spectate a player with non-standard characters in their username. How can I do this? I've tried mouse-selecting and copying the username, but even when pasting it into the console ...
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How do you get craft numbers in hats?

I have crafted several hats recently, all of which don't contain any craft numbers but only states that it was crafted by me. Not even in the 20,000 range. So I was wondering, what number do craft ...
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Is it possible to airblast needles in TF2?

I know that you can airblast arrows from the sniper and any projectiles. I believe needles are projectiles, but I have never seen or tried to ariblast needles. Does it work?
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How can I tell if an item is duped in TF2?

I am a big fan of trading in TF2 and I have seen people report that some items in the game are duped, which considerably lowers the price of the item. Thus, I want to be able to know how to tell if an ...
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Where do I get my tf_server_identity_account_id?

Where do you find or get your tf_server_identity_account_id in Team Fortress 2? I need it not to complete achievements, but to remove the error that said invalid account id.
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No hit sounds in Team Fortress 2

When I shoot an enemy in team fortress 2, there's no hit sound, and in the advanced options I turned it on and off multiple times and get the same result, please help.
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Do I have to complete another map to make progress on my Mann Up tour?

So I'm doing the tour called "Operation Mecha Engine" and I have completed one map, and now my progress is 1/3. And so I was wondering do I have to complete the other 2 maps to make progress, or do I ...
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What are the exact strengths and weaknesses of each TF2 class? [closed]

I know that everyone class in Team Fortress 2 has a strength and weakness but I could not find a list on the internet at all. I know that by default, there are three sections: offensive, defensive and ...
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Can you choose who you disguise as when disguising as a class with more than 2 players?

In TF2, when I'm trying to sneak up on an enemy's sentry nest, my favorite thing to do is disguise myself as a friendly engineer, so that they expect me to help them fix the place up, before breaking ...
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How long does the teleporter particle effect last?

I love teleporters. They're convenient on nearly every map, whether you're attacking or defending. And secret teleporters are the best, because as long as they're secret, they're safe. But, a ...
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Can you use a gift wrap on tradable items?

I have recently noticed that there are many gifted unusuals, and I was wondering if people purposely put gift wraps on unusuals. I believe that if you uncrate an unusual, it should be tradable. ...
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If I applied an untradable nametag onto a tradable weapon, does the weapon become untradable or is it still tradable?

During winter in TF2, everyone got a stocking that included several items. One of the items was an untradable nametag. I was wondering if I applied that nametag onto a tradable weapon, would it still ...
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Can Kill streak kits (Professional and Specialized) be applied to Strange weapons?

I want to make some of my strange weapons kill streak weapons, but do I need to find a specific kill streak stating Strange, or do I just need to input a strange weapon into the list of items needed ...
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The time left for the map is not on my HUD, how do I put it back?

I've been screwing around with the game console (I'll never do that again) and now the time limit of the match isn't showing up for me on any map, can you help me and tell me the command to to enable ...
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How do you get horizontal movement with a rocket jump?

Both this and this question provide good advice for various types of rocket-jumping, and I have followed these jumping techniques to the best of my ability, but there is one technique that continues ...
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What can I do with all these crates?

I've got roughly a thousand of these useless Mann Co. crates, all of different numbers and seasons and styles, and they are taking up an insane amount of space in my inventory. What can I do with ...
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Items/Hats/Miscs Unequpping Themselves

Ever since they removed the set loadout of Hat/Misc/Misc to Whatever/Whatever/Whatever, mostly cosmetics have been disappearing from my loadout when I play the game. Is there any fix for this? It's a ...
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How to generate bot paths in Team Fortress 2

How do I generate paths for the offline bots in Team Fortress 2?
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Re-doing a MVM mission on Mann Up mode

Let's say for example, that's I'm on my second tour of MVM for the Mecha Engine Tour. If I completed the first 2 missions for the tour, and I used 2 TOD tickets, and I play the first mission again, ...
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TF2 Scripting: Action Slot

I'm trying to make a script that spams the snow-flake noise maker but couldn't get it to work nor any I found on google. I tried figuring out what was wrong and it seems that "use_action_slot_item" is ...
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What's the best strategy for jumping on grenades?

Consider the following scenario: as a pyro, I turn a corner and notice an enemy grenade on the ground. I know there's not enough time to run. Will I take less damage by reflecting it or by leaving it ...
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Team Fortress Server Bots - Does nav_generate persist?

I run my own TF2 server for my friends and we occasionally balance the teams with bots. Unfortunately, the process of generating nav paths for the bots (rcon nav_generate) is a sad experience for any ...
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Which hand should I punch people with?

Heavies have the option to punch people with either their right or left hand. Does it make any difference which hand you punch with as a heavy?
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What is Collector's Quality?

Recently TF2 had an update and it added chemistry sets which give you a collector's item when completed. What's the point of the collector's quality, is it just for people who like to collect things, ...
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More than 1 Specialized or Professional Killstreak set

If you have more than 1 professional killstreak set (say one for the market gardener and one for the rocket launcher) and you have 5 or more kills, will your eyes show 2 effects? Similarly will your ...
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Scripting a pause in steam

Is there a way to make a steamscript wait/hold for a certain time before the next action/command gets executed? I found the wait command and apparently it was used in TF2 scripts. I tried using it ...
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Tracking sentry kills in MvM

What item or strange part would I need to be able to count sentry kills in MvM? I currently have the Strange Construction PDA but no strange parts can be applied to it. And I've done a search on ...
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What to do with the Naughty and Nice Winter Crates?

Last year in Team Fortress 2, there was a random occurrence that you would get a Naughty or Nice Winter crate, which you could unlock with a specific key for that. This year, I have almost a full page ...
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How to favorite a server in-game?

Is there a way to easily favorite a server while a match? I've looked through the list of console commands but haven't found anything of much use. The closest commands I have found are: ...
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Can you gain achievements while in Offline Practice Mode?

Can Steam Achievements in Team Fortress 2 be awarded if you are playing in Offline/Training mode, or is it just training? (I am online, it's just that the Offline Practice is playing with Bots.)
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Can a gift wrapped item be traded more than once?

On TF2, my friend is trying to transfer a headtaker from an alt account to his main one. I will be moving it. Will I be able to trade it to him, or will I have to unwrap, then rewrap it?
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What's the difference between killstreak, specialized killstreak, and professional killstreak weapons?

I've been playing a fair bit of the new MVM tours, and have seen killstreak kits, specialized killstreak fabricators, and a couple professional killstreak fabricators. Based on the update notes, ...
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Make TF2 connect to a particular server when launched from command line

I need some help with starting TF2 using the command prompt and having it connect to a server. Something like the external protocol request when you click "Join Game" on the Steam community website. ...
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How do I obtain a Golden Frying Pan?

Is it strictly from MvM or is it for the upcoming Ready Steady Pan tournament participants only? How can I get one of these beauts?
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What's so good about the Bazaar Bargain?

When I see it on TF2 wiki, I could only find info about its disadvantages from missing people. What makes the Bazaar Bargain so good that I would rather pick that than the stock sniper?
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Best Way to Get a backpack Expander in TF2

My backpack is constantly filling up. This requires me to turn items into scrap that I wanted to save or even throw items away. I researched online and found that there is a Team Fortress 2 item ...
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Framerate chug every second or so in Team Fortress 2?

I have a fairly old gaming computer (5 years old or so) that I built and I used to play TF2 a lot just fine. Starting about a year ago, however, I get a consistent framerate chug/freeze every second ...
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Streaming Team Fortress 2

I need some help in streaming Team Fortress 2. I installed Open Broadcaster and selected 'Game Capture' and the TF2 process, but when I preview the stream all I get is a black screen. The Game Capture ...
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What Chemistry Sets come with the “Collector's” quality?

Just came out today, but nothing in the schemas point to what chem sets would have the "Collector's" quality. What chem sets come with the "Collector's" quality?
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Can you drop your current spell without using it?

In the TF2 Halloween update this year, you can pick up spells, that when cast do various things. You can only hold one type of spell at a time, and you can pick up more spells (when empty) as you roam ...
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What are all the new Tf2 spells and what do they do?

I am wondering what all the tf2 spells from the new Halloween 2013 update do including the fancy book ones exactly do and what they are called officially.
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How the fancy spellbook pages system work?

There are 4 types of pages: Tumidum, Audere, Gratanter, Congeriae I have 15 pages but only 1T 7A 7G and 0C this cant be random so how this work? What should i do to get Congeriae page?
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Does adding pages to the spellbook do anything?

For the Halloween 2013 event, TF2 added spellbook and spellbook page items. The pages can be added to the spellbook, and the book shows what pages have been added to it. However, I have not noticed ...
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What is the Witching Hour?

From the wiki update today: Added New Halloween Map Helltower Equip a spell book and cast spells against your enemies Spells can be found by pushing the cart, killing enemies and during the ...
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What's the difference between the Spellbook Magazine and the Fireproof Secret Diary?

What's the difference between these two, game-play or cosmetic wise? It seems you can equip both in the Action slot, but I can't tell if there's really any difference. Is there a gameplay difference ...
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How can I preview a Halloween paint on an item?

Halloween paints are still working. There is a program called TFMV which lets you preview loadouts and paints on TF2 classes by scanning the VMT files for each item and making an easy interface for ...
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As a Heavy, who should I prioritize my fire at?

Based on this question. I'm aware that there are certian priorities in taking down particular classes in TF2. Medics obviously are to be taken out first. Engineers and their buildings are a high ...
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Tracking Aim As A Heavy [closed]

As a player going up against a Heavy, I find myself getting shredded to bits within seconds. As a Heavy going up against another player, I more often find myself completely unable to take down ...
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TF2 stutters with high FPS, low ping

I recently acquired a second monitor and installed it with an HDMI cable. Since then TF2 has been choppy, even though I have high FPS and a low ping. Does anyone know how to fix this problem? My ...