Questions tagged [team-fortress-2]

a free-to-play team-based first person shooter by Valve, originally released in 2007 as part of the Orange Box. Boasting a cartoonish, whimsical game style compared to more serious shooters, players can choose between 9 unique classes, compete in teams across a variety of objective-based combat scenarios, and collect a variety of equippable weapons and cosmetics.

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Specific server not responding specifically for me

There are a few community servers, in specific three from the same host, that I want to connect to badly but the game always says "Server not responding". I'm not banned from them and everyone else ...
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Tf2 Gibs not appearing [duplicate]

So awhile ago, I needed as many fps as possible, so I disabled gibs and ragdolls. now, I would like to help to re-enable them, please. I have the commands in my auto exec, but even then when I or ...
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Tf2 Gibs and ragdolls not appearing

So awhile ago I wanted to gain as many fps as possible, so I disabled gibs and ragdolls. now, I would like to help to re-enable them, please. I have the commands to re-enable gibs and ragdolls in my ...
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Can I get achievement items multiple times, or be banned for using achievement servers?

Say I were to theoretically use an achievement server and get the achievement hats, items, etc, and I were to use them in crafting, could I get them back? Either by emailing Steam support or using ...
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Want to create an unusual strange professional killstreak weapon

Can I use make an unusual weapon (without killstreak and strange) professional killstreak and strange and apply war paint on that? Will that work?
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Item Drop Alert Disappearing and not coming back in TF2?

I got an item drop, but when I clicked on it, it disappeared. I tried going into the backpack to click on the alert but it didn't work either, and now I can't have my item. I've tried: Restarting ...
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RCON refuses to connect to Vultr Server - Team Fortress 2 server

I made a server for TF2 on a Vultr instance, running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. Everything went well, except that when I try running the RCON commands, it hits me with this error: Unable to connect to ...
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How do Killstreaks affect Mediguns?

Mediguns such as the default Medigun, the Kritzkrieg, the Quick-Fix and the Vaccinator can have Killstreak Kits attached to them. This includes Basic, Specialized and Professional Killstreak Kits. ...
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A while ago, I stopped earning trading cards and such. What happened?

Quite a bit ago, I stopped earning trading cards. Now, I use Steam a whole lot, so don't give me that,"You have to actually play the game" garbage. For example, I've played TF2 for over 1k hours, but ...
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My Team Fortress 2's userconfig.cfg has gone AWOL

For whatever reason, I do not have a userconfig.cfg file. Nothing I have done so far has completely restored the file (in order): Taking another game's userconfig.cfg file and putting it into the TF2 ...
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How can I have my own MvM server to play with my friends?

I want to create it, because I've made my own MvM wave and I want my friends to try it out. How do I load my custom MvM wave into a server that my friends and I can play?
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On a two monitor setup how can I keep the game (TF2) open when I click on a tab in the other monitor?

If I have TF2 open on one monitor if I click on any other tab in the second monitor it minimizes the game. Is there any way I can fix this?
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Do Scout achievements regarding 'stun' mechanics still work following changes to The Sandman?

In TF2, a good bit of the Scout's achievements involve stunning enemies. With the change to the Sandman, do these achievements still work? An example of one of these achievements is "Brushback," ...
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Is there a way to see casual rank of other players like you can see ping as numbers instead of bars?

All you can see is these badges/medals and it's not clear from the colors what the number of Tiers they have is. The advanced menu has an option to change how the scoreboard displays ping of all ...
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Is it possible to create a script that outputs text to chat whenever I build a sentry?

I was curious if it was possible to make a script where when I build a sentry it says something like "Sentry up" in chat?
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How can other players view my individual Kills & Deaths?

Somebody pointed out my exact kills and deaths while playing on a casual server. How could they see this? Was it a custom scoreboard that shows kills and deaths of all players, or how else would he ...
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Having difficulties creating a custom command in TF2

So, in TF2 I like to play on cheat-enabled servers sometimes and I've been trying to create a command that would allow me to pick up an object and "wear" it on my head like a hat, for example a tiny ...
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How to fix random crashes with Linux+AMD on Vulkan & Source Engine games?

Problems: TF2 crash after 30 minutes of gameplay with random texture or dx8 errors Source games like Portal 2 (and mods like Thinking with Time Machine) or Insurgency does not start or crash Vulkan ...
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Team Fortress 2: What is the purpose of “Support Points”?

They don't contribute to the overall score in MvM nor in normal maps. Do they have any purpose? Blue arrow:
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TF2 Mann vs Machine POP files - what can you do with a Tank?

When designing wave patterns for MvM, you can create a tank thus: Tank { Health 1000 Name Tank Speed 75 StartingPathTrackNode boss_path_1 OnKilledOutput { ...
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How do I play Team Fortress 2 with custom monitor refresh rate?

I managed to create a working custom display resolution using Nvidia control panel. The refresh rate is set to 68Hz instead of the maximum default 60Hz. The OSD (on-screen display) says it's working ...
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Is there a way to move multiple items at once in my backpack?

In Team Fortress 2, is it possible to move more than one item at a time while sorting my in game inventory? I want to sort all of my items, but doing it one at a time feels very inefficient.
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How do I make it so that its me vs. 10 enemy engineers on the blue team?

How do I make it so that its me vs. 10 enemy engineers on the blue team? I tried this sv_cheats 1 mp_autoteambalance 0 tf_bot_keep_class_after_death 1 tf_bot_add 10 engineer red easy but it did ...
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Bonus points after turning in contract for the second time

I completed a contract but missed some bonus points, so I did the contract again to get them all. Each time I turned in the contract after getting the bonus points, the number of stars I have didn't ...
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How to set maximum allowed ping in matchmaking?

Another Valve game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive allows setting the highest allowed ping for connected servers in options, but I haven't found a corresponding option in the Team Fortress 2 settings ...
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How to bind Spy disguises to keys?

I'm trying to create binds to disguise as all nine classes, but I can't find the commands. "disguise_Class" (for example "disguise_Scout") doesn't work. Because bind "key" "disguise 8 -2" can be used ...
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Which disguise should I pick as Spy?

Unless I'm chasing Engineer buildings or a specific player, I practically select the disguise at random to save time, avoiding slower classes. Is it possible to make informed disguising decisions at ...
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How to counter Pyro as a Scout?

I feel that Scout against Pyro is perhaps the most difficult confrontation between classes. Scout has the lowest amount of health in the game (alongside Engineer, Sniper and Spy) and Pyro's ...
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Can the server owner disable cosmetic items?

Valve designed Team Fortress 2 classes with distinct silhouettes to effectively convey visual information to the player. Hats and other cosmetic items can greatly hamper visibility and may change the ...
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Should I avoid rocket jump “scripts” and “binds”?

Because you also have to crouch — in addition to jumping and shooting at your feet — in order to reach the highest jump length as soldier, some people have resorted to scripts or binds to streamline ...
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What to do during setup as the offensive team?

Setup lasts a little over one minute in the asymmetric game modes. The defending team moves into positions, but when playing on the offensive side with casual players I'm not aware of any constructive ...
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Is there a way to save a casual mode map selection for reuse?

I usually pick the same maps in casual mode, is there a way to save it so I don't have to select them every time I start Team Fortress 2?
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How many days per ref in TF2?

In TF2, I get an item about every 45 minutes. So how many days would it take for me to get enough weapons to smelt up to one refined metal, considering I'm playing for about 45 minutes a day?
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Consistent disconnection by VAC in Linux, despite verifying local file integrity

I got disconnected from an official Team Fortress 2 server by VAC using my Linux machine, even though I have not changed the game files in anyway nor have I added any modifications. Yet, after ...
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How can I apply TF2 Conditions to bots in MvM?

I'm creating a custom population (.pop) file for Mann vs Machine, and want to be able to apply condition codes (like the TF2_AddCondition function, or the addcond cheat command) to a specific bot when ...
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Does buying a TF2 key unlock the community market?

I need access to the community market in order to sell some trading cards, does buying a TF2 key from the TF2 store unlock the community market?
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What happens if more than one cosmetic with footprint spells is equipped?

If I have multiple footprint spells equipped, what happens? Do both happen together, or does one take priority? I did some tests, but I want to make sure the results were not just me.
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Expert Spy Contract Glitch

So, one of the objectives in the Expert Spy Contract from Jungle Inferno is to get 5 kills in a single life without dying. I have gotten seven or eight kills in a single life, with no progress towards ...
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Is it still possible to earn hats through random drops?

Looking at my Steam account, I have 412 hours played on Team Fortress 2. My friend gifted me a premium account, but to this day, I have never had a hat or a item drop for me. I read on the wiki that ...
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Team Fortress 2: Hidden Stats on Capture Points for Payload Cart pushing

The only information I found is this: https://wiki.teamfortress.com/wiki/Scoreboard#Points "Pushing the Payload cart for 10 seconds" gives you 1 capture point which will give you 2 overall score ...
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Is there such a thing as a Strange Iron Curtain?

I love the Iron Curtain reskinned stock minigun (awarded via "Poker Night at the Inventory"), and have put a Professional Killstreak kit on it. I'd really like to strangify it too, though, and there ...
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What weapons are paintable with War Paint?

For example, is the Classic paintable with the Jungle Inferno War Paints? If not, which other weapons are not paintable?
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How to change a class' default weapon slot?

I want to change the default weapon slot for some classes. In particular Medic's offensive primary weapon is an odd choice, practically in all instances I switch to the secondary slot (healing) after ...
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Is it possible to disable deathcam?

https://wiki.teamfortress.com/wiki/Deathcam 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 (...
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Cannot connect to Team Fortress 2 item server? [duplicate]

It says "loadout not available - no connection to Steam"...what? What does this mean? I'm pretty sure I'm connected to Steam.
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What command to I need to bind to Drop the Briefcase?

A Steam Bug is preventing me from checking my own config file (for some reason my config.cfg gets overridden with nonsense when I close TF2) so I have to keep it on Read-Only, but that's not why I'm ...
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Is there a way to use the v_model for the Soldier in Team Fortress 2? [duplicate]

A while back in Team Fortress 2 not only was the Soldier's v_model changed to the c_model but morally everything was. Since I use the soldier the most, I was curious if there was a way to use or get a ...
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Does Valve still support The Orange Box TF2 on the Xbox 360?

Is Valve still supporting (i.e. occasionally releasing updates for) Team Fortress 2 on the Xbox 360?
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Can I use a strange specialized killstreak weapon to fabricate a professional killstreak kit?

Can I use a strange specialized killstreak weapon to fabricate a professional killstreak kit?
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When is a control point contested vs being captured?

When is a capture point being contested and when is being captured in Team Fortress 2? Whenever the announcer announces that a control point is being threatened by the other team, how is the ...