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To fully understand cl_interp and cl_interp_ratio, you need to understand what these numbers are actually doing behind the scenes. Setting them randomly can actually make your connection worse off than it was with the defaults. I'm going to give a short overview of Interpolation, what this means in terms of games on the Source engine (such as TF2), what the ...


I have since done some tests on the Spy callout, and it seems that it's only based on hitboxes in your line of sight: In other words, if you look at someone, and you can see their name pop up, then you can call them out as a Spy. This means - contrary to scarothjagaroth and my earlier comments, It is not possible to call someone a Spy through: Opaque ...


The servers on Valve's end that are used for backpack information and/or trading occasionally go down or are under heavy load. When this happens, TF2 and Steam cannot access your backpack at all. If this happens, it's likely that your items may be currently untradable and/or your entire backpack will be completely inaccessible, meaning you'll be unable to ...


Press ` or ~ to view the developer console, and while it is open, look in the top right of your screen.


How many total contracts have they completed so far? Your say your friends have only just bought their campaign pass, then they will receive new ones as they complete their current ones until they are equal with everyone else, which as Powerlord states is ~15-16 contracts as of January 29, 2016. The contract system is built this way so that people who buy ...


The contract system appears to occasionally bug out and give people a bunch more contracts than they should get. There are only supposed to be 15 (maybe 16) as of January 29, 2016 (i.e. today).


Ducks were added as part of the Dec 2014 - Jan 2015 "End of the Line" Event. The Duck Journal itself only counts killstreaks during special events known as a 'Duck Journal Events': This item has several features, including increasing the drop rate for ducks and displaying a counter labeled Duckstreaks during a Duck Journal event". TF2 Wiki: Duck ...


MrPaladin (and others) are using ToonHUD: a customizable HUD for Team Fortress 2. It comes with an easy configuration tool (below), of which one option that you can enable/disable is transparent viewmodels. You can also see MrPaladin's video where he goes through his config here:


Yes, trading your non-marketable items for keys is a perfectly viable and valid way to get profit from your backpack items. It is highly recommended to have the mobile authenticator enabled, as a lot of traders do not want to wait the 1-3 day escrow period.

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