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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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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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 ...
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What are some good tactics to use on DeGroot Keep?

I'm struggling on DeGroot Keep. Are there any specific strategies to win rounds consistently?
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Can I appear offline on steam but still be online?

I have a friend that won't stop pestering me to play tf2, I don't want to be mean to him but when I want to play another game like gmod with another friend I would be in offline mode. Because I would ...
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Bug with “Gored!” achievement [closed]

I got the achievment Gored! on Team Fortress 2 but no item? Unlocked: 4 Aug, 2014 @ 8:04am Gored! Collect the Horseless Headless Horsemann's Haunted Metal.
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Can I still get the Haunted Metal Scrap?

Is Haunted Metal Scrap being awarded during the lead-up to this year's Halloween event? Is haunted scrap under the same restrictions as haunted gifts (i.e. they're only awarded during a special time ...
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How to show invisible terrain in source engine?

I want to see all items that can impede or expedite movement on a map. Invisible walls, invisible pathways, is there any way to do this ingame, and not in hammer? I want to know this for Garry's Mod ...
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What use is the shotgun for the heavy?

Typically my loadout for the heavy is: Minigun Sandvich Gloves of Running Urgently However, some of the players I play with (a 32-player server, but I have a reasonably close knit group of people ...
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How to turn of Tf2 timelit? [duplicate]

I've tried so many things like mp_timelimit 0 because I saw it on a video and I also heard it from a person on a video about how to turn it off and it didn't work.
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How do I change the location of the Killfeed in the HUD?

I play Team Fortress 2 and I have a heads-up display installed. However, the kill feed and chat are in in the same spot. How can I change the killfeed position?
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How does the demoman charge?

I've read some of the demoman's weapon descriptions, and some of them affect "charge rates". How do you do it? I saw some players doing what I think was a charge (running fast to perform a melee ...
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What is the TF2 crate drop rate?

Now I have been searching a while now for an answer to this question. One particularly helpful site was this: LINK However, all this site told me was that: Mann Co. Supply Crates and other usable ...
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How do I fix my Unusual?

For a long time, orbitals like the Circling Peace Sign effect and Circling TF2 Logo will tend to increase their radius for no reason. This can result in the effect "not" being on my hat, but about 30 ...
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What are unusual items?

I just saw that some players have in their backpack so called Unusual Items. The description says that the item has special attached particle effect? What does it mean and how can I create an item ...
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How to tell if the Spy I killed is a DeadRinger?

How can I tell if the spy I just killed is using a DeadRinger? Is there even a way to tell if they feigned thier death (without additional Spy-Checking)?
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How do I save TF2 Demos?

And I don't mean the class. How do I create/save Demos in game? I want to get some so I can use them as needed. Also, can you please tell me where I find the files it creates? I belive they can be ...
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How do I determine what my TF2 items are worth?

As someone who doesn't play Team Fortress 2, I occasionally get people asking me to trade, but I have no idea what's a "fair" price for these items. I don't really get this whole trading thing (I've ...
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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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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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How exactly do the Gunslinger Crits work?

I see here that Gunslinger crits are every 3 consecutive hits. But what is that more clarified? Does it mean that you must hold the attack button down, and have three attacks hit an enemy (in a row), ...
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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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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 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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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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Odd mouse issue with TF2 on OSX

I recently fired up TF2 for the first time in a while and I noticed an odd issue. Quite often, I will need to click Mouse1 twice in order for my character to shoot. Also, at times I will notice the ...
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Can I convert a specialized killstreak weapon to a professional one without losing strange progress?

I have a specialized killstreak Australium sniper rifle with ~3000 kills. I'de like to make it professional, but ideally without losing the kill counter. Am I able to just apply the professional kit ...
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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'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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How do I set my player model to a Taunt position while I am not actualy Taunting?

Sometimes on random servers, I see player stuck in the Conga animation while moving, jumping, and attacking normaly. How do I get this to happen, and if so, is there a way to do it consitantly? I ...
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For each class, what are efficient methods to destroy the Tank Robot?

For each class, what are efficient methods (like which weapons to use) to destroy the Tank Robot? I asked this question so that I could know how to help quickly destroy the Tank Robot regardless of ...
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Is there any way to re-obtain deleted achievement items?

A few months ago, I finally made my first purchase in TF2 and my backpack expanded accordingly. However, during my years as a F2P, I accumulated a large number of achievement items. Since I only had ...
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Can the use of sv_cheats 1 in TF2 lead to a VAC ban?

Sometimes, whilst testing different weapons, I'll create my own server on tr_walkway, and end up messing around by using the sv_cheats 1 command and editing the gravity strength and whatnot. Now, I ...
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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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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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How does the damage for a Rocket Launcher work?

I main Soldier, so I want to know my weapon to its fullest capability. To do that, I want to know about how much damage each shot will do before it hits, or before I even fire it. What is the damage ...
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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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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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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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How do I fire a Giftapult?

So I saw that Giftapults can be crafted cheaply, and I thought I'd use this as a nice way to get rid of some items I'm never going to use that might be valuable to others (no, not crates). I crafted a ...
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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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Are there disadvantages to activating auto-reload in TF2?

In Team Fortress 2, there is an option to automatically reload your weapon as soon as you stop firing. Furthermore, reloading can be interrupted by firing, and (except for the Force-a-Nature) ...
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Is there any way of hiding the rank-up of my Strange weapons?

Normally, I couldn't care less who sees when one of my Strange weapons has ranked up, but, I've recently got a Strange Dead Ringer, and, whenever its rank increases, it notifies everyone on the ...
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How to automatically heartbeat a TF2 listen server?

I am running a listen server from time to time to play with friends, i get annoyed that in order for the server to be lsited on the internet i have to manually "map " in the console. Is there a way to ...
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How do the Blutsauger's and the Amputator's passive health regeneration modifiers stack?

The Medic, by default, passively regenerates +3 health per second. The Blutsauger decreases this: –2 health per second. When active, the Amputator increases this by +3 health per second. Now, I ...
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Is there a difference between craftable squad surplus vouchers and uncraftable ones?

Can someone explain to me the difference between these 2 Squad Surplus Vouchers for Mann vs Machine Mode on TF2? and Do these 2 vouchers work differently? How is it possible to even acquire an ...
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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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Why disguise as scout?

I've seen quite a few videos on Youtube where spies repeatedly switch to a scout disguise after each kill. Slow scouts seem like obvious spies. Why not choose a Pyro, Engineer, Medic, or Sniper?