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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Can I take test run items on single player for team fortress 2?

So 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 run the Natasha mini gun for ...
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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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Are Strange Killstreak weapons worth more than the two separate items? [on hold]

I am looking to buy a Strange Weapon, as well as a Killstreak for it. Can I sell the weapon on the market As a Strange with the Killstreak attached? Is this worth more money? My overall goal is to ...
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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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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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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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I'm looking for a script that shows the number of players [on hold]

I need a simple script that shows the number of players, and map name on server(valve servers). How can I find?
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What can the Pyro return to sender using the compression blast?

What exactly can the Pyro’s compression blast affect? I’ve reflected rockets back at soldiers, but I’ve had very sketchy luck trying to bounce other things back at enemy players.
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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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How do you avoid bumping into players as a spy?

Every now and then when playing TF2, I see a spy who seems to be able to stand right in the middle of a small group of enemies, whether in disguise or in stealth, and doesn't seem to have any problems ...
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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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What is it about TF2 and hats?

I see in a lot of posts talk about Team Fortress 2 and hats, what is that about? What is so special about hats in that game?
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Team Fortress 2 isn't detecting servers when connected to a VPN [closed]

As I said in the title, I had the problem that everyone had at least one time... I installed TF2 about 2 days ago now and I wasn't able to play online. I couldn't find any server with the server ...
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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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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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Open/Fill MVM Lobbies from command line or url

As has already been answered and should be common knowledge, you can join servers using steam://connect/ip:port or as viewed here. However, I would want to know if the same is possible for ...
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Bot manipulation using the console in TF2

When in offline practice, how can you manipulate bots so that they will follow rules when picking their classes (and thus allowing the player to enable / disable classes etc) Namely I'm wanting: To ...
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Is there a way to measure distance between points in Source engine games?

When practicing jumps in Team Fortress 2, I'd really like to be able to measure both the height and length of my jumps, as well as the distance between two points on the map. Is there a way in the ...
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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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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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Does paint change the value of a painted hat?

I currently have some "Indubitably Green" paint in my possession, and I'm trying to figure out which hat to paint. I have one hat that I am considering, that I want to keep and never trade away. ...
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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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Unable to find majority of TF2 textures in hammer editor

While using the Valve's Hammer editor to create a team fortress 2 map I've run into a problem finding TF2 texture. Theres a lot of accessible tf2 textures by typing in the filter "wall" or " ...
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How can I improve my melee skills in TF2?

I have real trouble trying to use the melee weapons in Team Fortress 2. I always seem to miss. Are there any tips for making good use of the melee weapons, or what can I do to train this skill?
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Can I set myself on fire infinitely?

How do you set yourself alight for an infinite amount of time? I've tried all the conditions and the closest I've come is condition 22, which only makes your character complain about fire for a split ...
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How do I turn on some features of TF2 on my server?

I am trying to make a server on TF2 and it will be an Idle Trade server with a few other features. How do I enable Roll The Dice, Color Me, and Go Carts?
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Is there a way to modify/disable the setup timer in TF2 as a server owner?

Not to be confused with the "waiting for players" timer or the "end of round" timer, the setup timer is the one where, during payload race, control point, or KOTH games, the attacking team is locked ...
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How can I get the reddit hat?

I've taken part in the 2013 April fool's reddit event and now it's finally payday for this old tired mercenary. How can I disgrace my forehead by donning that ridiculous homewreck of a headgear?
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Strangified Cosmetic Items?

What exactly are the properties of Strangfied cosmetic items in Team Fortress 2? I am not rich enough to afford one to figure it out on my own. I also don't understand what the 'point' value on the ...
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Can't open upgrades menu in MvM

I was playing on the Rottenburg map and after losing a couple waves, I tried to open the upgrade menu and couldn't. I would walk up to it and nothing appeared. This happened to me a couple times and ...
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Do craft numbers 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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Jarate on Ubercharge

I was curious if Jarate covers enemies who are under Ubercharge. Has anyone done some experimentation with this and if so, does this also apply to the other 3 Mediguns' Uber?
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Is it ever more profitable to craft or uncrate items than to buy them via trading?

Based on the TF2 Spreadsheet, and my experience in trade servers and trade websites, it would seem that most craftable items sell at much lower than the cost of crafting them or uncrating them. For ...
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What is the Detonator's “flare explosion” and how do I perform one?

On the Detonator's wiki page, it says the following under base damage: I know that the 30 damage is achieved when the detonator is a direct hit, and the 10-20 damage is achieved when the flare is ...
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Are the Items out of the Achievement Item Cauldrons giftwrapable?

I know they are untradable, but can you giftwrap them, then trade them?
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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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In TF2, how do resistances against dual-damage-type weapons work?

For weapons such as the flare gun and the Detonator (which both have a dual damage type: namely fire and bullet), how is the damage dealt by these weapons affected by bullet and fire resistance? e.g. ...
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Transferring downloaded games from mac to mac

I am downloading a Game in Steam in iMac which is present in my friends place. I want to take the downloaded game to my mac. my internet is too slow so i am downloading it in my friends mac. i am ...
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Über display in Team Fortress 2

I'm using Chinese software and I changed system locale Language for non-Unicode programs in Region and Language (Win7x64, Control Panel) from English-US to Chinese (Simplified PRC). While I'm playing ...
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How do I disable time limit in TF2?

I've looked quite a few places now, and can't seem to find an answer, so I'm turning here. I often like to mess around on the various TF2 maps (usually Payload maps, such as Upward, Badwater, ...
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TF2- how to deal with Roof Wranglers

A Roof Wrangler is an engineer that uses the Wrangler to jump up to a high point--e.g. the roof above the Sniper area on ctf_doublecross-- -- use his Rescue Ranger to get his sentry, dispenser and ...
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How do I win teleporter battles?

Picture the scene: I've just respawned and some kindly engineer has built a teleporter. Fantastic! I no longer have to walk to battles. I step on the teleporter, which is still recharging. Lo and ...
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Is there a “Hold to Zoom” option for Sniper Rifles?

In TF2, when I'm a Sniper, is there a way that I can hold down (MOUSE2) to zoom in (and release MOUSE2 to zoom back out again), rather than toggling zoom with MOUSE2? There doesn't seem to be an ...
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POOTIS POW! But what is Pootis?

I always hear the word 'pootis' when someone is heavy. I know Heavy is of russian background, but is pootis even a real word? What is pootis supposed to mean? It's so dang fun to say I would like ...
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How do I use a magic spell in TF2?

Halloween 2013 and 2014 events feature magic spells, which can be cast if the player equipped a Spellbook. I've done so, but how does one actually cast a spell?
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Team Fortress 2 Dedicated Server Replays

I am running a dedicated server for Team Fortress 2 and I have SourceMod installed. I would like to include replay support, which is presently almost functional. By almost functional I mean that it ...
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Team Fortress 2 Item Drop Chances

Do the various items in Team Fortress 2 have an equal chance to drop? Are you just as likely to get an axtinguisher as a villain's veil?
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Can I make Wheatley (The Ap-Sap) talk all the time?

I just bought the Ap-Sap from backpack.tf. I love it dearly. However, Wheatley stops talking whenever I put him away (I am aware this is intended). Is there any way I can make him talk all the time?
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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 ...