The Deathcam, also known as the Freeze Cam, is a gameplay feature that activates upon death. When you are killed, the camera zooms in on your killer (in the case of assists, the one that dealt the fatal blow;...
Deathcam - Official TF2 Wiki

I'm aware that disabling the Deathcam will put me at a disadvantage, as I won't be shown the location of my killer, but I would personally rather play without it.


It is not possible to disable the Deathcam in TF2 per-player.

Maybe it used to be, since there's a lot of mention of a console command called cl_disablefreezecam 1 across the internet, but there's about an equal amount of people saying it doesn't work.

There is a very good reason you can't disable it, of course: it would mean players couldn't get Freeze Cam based achievements against you.

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    Technically the achievements could still be unlocked when a player has freeze cam is disabled, but this is still a great point. – user198327 Oct 14 '17 at 15:16

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