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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Do professional killstreak effects show up on hats?

Due to a recent bug in the Gun Mettle update (which has since been patched), Specialized Killstreak and Professional Killstreak kits/fabricators can be found in MvM and applied to any item (including ...
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Can I still mini-crit with the Detonator if my hit is not direct?

If I fire my Detonator at a flaming opponent, I automatically get a free mini-crit (45 damage), but, if I fire my Detonator and then right-click to manually detonate it, am I still guaranteed the ...
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Which weapons are considered “upgrades” in TF2?

I've been looking for weapons that are upgrades from the default weapons in TF2. Ex. Third Degree. It's techinically an upgrade since there are no downsides and it hits players via Medigun beams. ...
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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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Gun Mettle update and Killstreaks

Can killstreaks be applied to the gun mettle skins for tf2? I'm trying to add a specialized kit to my skinned smg, but it won't let me. I'm just making sure it's even possible.
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How often do new contracts appear in the TF2 gunmettle update? [duplicate]

It saids it on the tin, how often do new contracts appear if you've purchased the coin in the new Team Fortress 2 Gunmettle update?
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How do I switch my HUD view in tf2?

On YouTube I see a lot of people whose HUD shows the whole weapon without it in their face. The weapon was a bit more away from the screen. How do I use this option?
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What TF2 items can I sell to the Steam Market?

I have over 150 items in my TF2 inventory, but all I can sell are my crates, keys, and Genuine Items. How do I know what is eligible for selling, and what is not? Is it actually possible to sell any ...
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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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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 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 can I use other weapons in offline mode?

Sometimes, I'll find myself without internet, and I'll play offline TF2 to brush up some skills. What I don't like is how I get stuck with stock weapons, and that means I can't work on my Huntsman ...
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How to tell if the Spy I killed is using a Dead Ringer?

How can I tell if the spy I just killed is using a Dead Ringer? Is there even a way to tell if they feigned their death (without additional Spy-Checking)?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Will all items not currently tradable become tradable if I upgrade to Premium?

I am thinking of making my TF2 account premium, I have a couple good weapons I want to trade. These weapons currrently are "Not Tradable". If I upgrade, will these weapons become tradable?
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What should I be doing as a scout in the opening seconds of an arena match in Team Fortress 2?

I absolutely love playing arena. One class that I don't end up playing very much is the scout. Since arena maps are smaller, running to the front lines once the round starts and finding all twelve ...
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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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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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What do these numbers represent in trading?

I'm really new to trading. People make offers and ask something in return. Sometimes they ask for 5.66 ref, or 1.33, or 0.66, or 0.55, or 2.66 What do they all mean? I understand it is for metal but ...
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Is there a way to save a TF2 replay on a server without replays being enabled?

I usally play a lot on public servers, and I sometimes do some crazy things I want to use in a video. But, when I hit the "record that life" button, it says the server does not support replays. Is it ...
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Cloak and Dagger, what's the catch?

Cloak and dagger has 100% generation rate, besides you remain half-invisible even if the cloak is depleted. This looks like it has lots of advantages over Invisibility Watch but not any shortcomings. ...
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What's the secret to playing Sniper?

I enjoy playing TF2, and I've been spending the past half year trying to touch up on my skills. The only problem I have is playing Sniper. A lot of professionals tell me it's an easy class, that ...
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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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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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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?