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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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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What's highest speed at which I could possibly travel?

I'm trying to determine (preferably in %, where 100% is the standard speed for the Pyro, Spy, Engineer, and Sniper) the highest possible speed at which I could travel in TF2 (on a VAC-secure server, ...
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What exactly do ducks do?

In the new End of the Line update, TF2 has a Duck Journal available to buy, as well as a Duck Token, which increases the level of the Duck journal, claiming to increase the number of ducks dropped. ...
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What is the slowest running speed?

As somewhat similar to the Fastest Running Speed question, I'm curious what the slowest running speed possible would be. I've been thinking a Soldier at crouching speed, moving backwards, while ...
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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 used to play TF2 just fine. Starting about a year ago, I started getting a consistent framerate chug/freeze every second or ...
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Can I legitimately get any hats for free?

Are there any hats that I can get in team fortress 2 without spending money. I don't want a cheat or a hack that does this. Are there any free hats and how can I get them?
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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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Do flamethrowers do damage around corners and through walls?

In order to avoid being gunned down by a sentry gun (especially one placed in the corner of a room), I often try to hide around corners, fire my flamethrower and gradually "worm my way in" to ...
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TF2: how to stop bots from attacking me

how do I stop bots from attacking? I accidentally typed in nav_generate so I don't know if this affected anything but if yes, how do I reverse it?
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What are the End of The Line unusual effects?

What are the EOTL unusual effects that come in the crate? I only saw 2 from the tf2 site, is that all, or is there more?
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How does the Strange PDA track “kills”?

How does the Strange PDA work? I've heard conflicting reports that it tracks health dispensed and allies teleported, but it also seems that it counts sentry kills. If so, how is the Strange prefix ...
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Does the L'Etranger have to be active in order for me to have a 40% increased cloak duration?

Under the description of the L'Etranger weapon, it says (amongst other things) +40% cloak duration. Does the L'Entranger have to be active in order for this duration effect to apply, or is it a ...
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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 ...
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How do I upgrade my duck?

So the new TF2 EOTL update features a thing called a duck, which you can equip. It says you can find ducks from fallen enemies and use them to upgrade your duck. Now i"m a little confused because ...
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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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Problems connecting to a friend's server in Team Fortress 2

I can connect to other people's servers in Team Fortress 2 fine. I only have problems when I try to connect with a friend's dedicated server over the internet. Usually a message comes up and says that ...
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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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Not getting tf2 achievement “The Last Wave”

I'm currently attempting to achieve tf2 achievements, and I can't seem to obtain "The Last Wave". I am under the impression that you just have to taunt with your primary as sniper after getting a ...
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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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How can I copy Team Fortress 2 from Steam to another computer?

I've just downloaded Team Fortress 2 from Steam on another PC and I would really like to copy it on my home PC. So, I copied the "steamapps" folder and compressed it with 7zip, it went from 12 GB to ...
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What's the most effective way to deal with a big group of sentries? [duplicate]

I'm playing Capture the Flag (on Turbine), and the enemy's team has a group of about five level-3 sentries right outside the door to our base. I've tried being a Soldier, Heavy and Demoman, and ...
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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 some intimidation techniques for the Pyro?

As a Pyro, I'm confident ambushing weak classes, like Scouts, Engineers, and Snipers, but with tough classes like Soldiers, Heavies, and fellow Pyros, I know, upon ambushing them, that I'm no more ...
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Does the Degreaser affect the afterburn damage of the Flare Gun?

I know that the Degreaser decreases its afterburn damage by 25%, but what about if I have the Degreaser and the Flare Gun (or the Detonator) in my loadout? Is the Flare Gun's afterburn damage reduced ...
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Mouse is freezing randomly in TF2 and Civ5

My mouse keeps freezing in place at random times when I'm playing a game. It's happened in TF2 4 times already, and it's happened once when I was playing Civ 5. The mouse cursor moves to the middle of ...
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As a Demoman, how can I deal with ambush classes like the Pyro and Scout?

Having had very little experience with the Demoman,I'm trying to practice with him in all situations (i.e. up close, medium-range, and from afar). I know that the Demoman is best from a medium range ...
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How to disable Pyrovision effects

Ive recently purchased a Collector's Professional Killstreak Rainblower but I am unable to see the effect due to pyrovision. Is there any way to disable pyrovsion effects but still see the eye effect? ...
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What are the new unusual effects for Scream Fortress 2014?

Does anyone know what the new effects are? I also heard there are 2 new effects for taunts.
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Tf2 tools drop rate

I've been playing TF2 for a while now and I would like to ask if tools like paints, killstreak kits and so on drop randomly, I've checked the wiki but I didn't find anything there
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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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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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How to avoid the bug when you cannot join either team - class change and team change keys not working

Sometimes during the map restart, when there are many people joining blue or red team, I usually meet the bug when I choose a team to join, but it fails (due to too uneven number of players probably), ...
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Can rockets be deflected multiple times?

Normally, without hesitation, as soon as a soldier launches a rocket my way, I (as a Pyro), (try to) deflect the rocket back at him. As a Soldier, if ever there's a chance that one of my rockets will ...
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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 to make source games launch onto a specific monitor via launch options

I hate running games in traditional full screen, because when you click away the game gets minimized. I understand why it's done, but my computer can handle rendering it at all times when I'm running. ...
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Team Fortress 2 Beta Icon Stuck on Launchpad in Mac OS X

I am currently running OS X 10.7.2 with an updated version of Steam installed. I recently downloaded the Team Fortress 2 Beta to this Mac and then removed it via Steam's "Delete Local Game Content." ...
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How do I level up a TF2 character? [closed]

I was looking at some achievement items in TF2, and I found that for a hat, you have to 'level up' your character. What does that mean?
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Can I reset my TF2 statistics?

My "friend" (AKA me) wanted to have some fun, so he went onto an achievement idle server and murdered everyone several times. As a result of that, my "friend"'s statistics now show that he has earned ...
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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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I keep getting gunned down by an invisible sentry

In TF2 (in the 2014 Halloween map, where I have to deliver the tickets, for what it's worth), I keep getting destroyed by a mini-sentry, but when I die, instead of zooming in on the sentry that ...
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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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TF2 Resistance Sound Cue

I've been looking through the audio files of Team Fortress 2 but I am unable to find the sound that plays when using the Vaccinator and the resistance type matches oncoming damage. The sound also ...
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What is the point of people doing this?

Recently, I unboxed a new Unusal Hat, and a couple of people have tried doing this to me: Never tell your password to anyone. ME.: hello THEM: hey THEM: how much for your unusuals ...
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How do I enable bumper cars on any map?

How do I enable the bumper cars function on my map? What command would let me use bumper cars on any map? I've heard sometimes that if you try to add bumper cars they won't show, is this actually an ...
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Is there any other way to get the special halloween items for Scream Fortress 2014?

This year for Scream Fortress 2014, each player recieved a special cauldron that dispenses 3 special items for the update. Is there any method, besides, natural item dropping and trades, to get more ...
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What Does the Jump Key Do in Bumper Cars?

Pressing the jump key during the bumper car games causes the car to bounce slightly. What is the purpose of this maneuver?
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How do I control these bumper cars?

It's so confusing, I'm trying to turn and it does it really horribly, someone said you can fly in bumper cars, I can't figure out how. Also once I turn into a ghost how do I respawn? It seems I can't ...
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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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Can rocket projectiles can go through teammates?

When playing TF2 as a Soldier, I noticed that some of my rockets fired at the enemy exploded on the backs of teammates who were also focused on killing them. However, the rest of my rockets just ...
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What is the max amount of achievements I can get by performing any one action?

As most are probably aware, Team Fortress 2 has a ton of achievements, most of which are seemingly unrelated to each other. But I've been curious about this for a long time. If I was a new player, ...