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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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 ...
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TF2 Last Map not rotating to First Map

My TF2 Trade Plaza server has only 2 maps: trade_plaza_2 trade_plaza_station_square_v1 I have enabled TF2 voting to the the map and it works fine when I am on the first map (trade_plaza_2). When I ...
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I cannot connect to my own Team Fortress 2 server? Why?

Recently, I have been encountering an unusual problem with a testing TF2 server that I'm running on my local system. Namely, my client is completely unable to connect to the server. It does not appear ...
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Can't destroy my buildings as Engineer

Something changed in the game's GUI and control scheme, and now Engineer doesn't have a 5th slot item, if you disable the fast switch, where I only see 4 items now. I don't think this can be done with ...
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How many wedding rings did players purchase?

Back in 2012, Valve added the "Something Special for Someone Special" to Team Fortress 2. It was a $100 cosmetic item which allowed the owner to "propose" to another player. If the proposal was ...
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Is It possible to skip the switching of certain weapons [duplicate]

I saw this one video by Uncle Dane in which he shows that through scripting he was able to make it so that when switching weapons by scrolling the wheel,(as an engineer) the PDAs do not open(build ...
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How to buy something from the Mann Co. Store

To expand your backpack in Team Fortress 2, you can buy an item from the Mann Co. Store. When you didn't buy something there before and your backpack gets full, you get a message stating that which ...
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How will a wait command in a script be affected if wait is disabled on the server

I have a few scripts which use the wait command, for example this rocketjumping script: alias +rocketjump "+jump; +duck; wait; +attack" alias -rocketjump "-jump; -attack; wait; wait; wait; -duck" ...
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How can I combine alt-fire and fire(of 2 different weapons) into a single button press?

I have 2 weapons for Scout, the Flying Guillotine and the Sandman. And since the sandman can Stun, and the Guillotine does crits vs. stunned players, I thought it would be really cool if I could bind ...
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How to counter Spy in medieval mode?

In Medieval Mode the Spy keeps two of his three most important mechanics -- the Disguise Kit and the Backstab, while the third, the Sapper, is just no longer needed as there are no buildings. On the ...
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How can I automatically queue when launching TF2?

Every time I start TF2, I do the exact same things: Launch the shortcut Wait for the screen to load (PC is useless meanwhile, can't ALT-TAB) Click "Find New Games" Click "Search" so I'm in the queue (...
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How to get new weapons in Team Fortress 2?

I want to be able to use more weapons in Team Fortress 2. I am looking for gameplay features of said weapons, not pure cosmetics. How can I get weapons that I currently don’t have? The Official Wiki ...
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How do I utilize Soldier's banners in Medieval mode?

After a long, long break I have started playing TF2 again, and since then Half-Zatoichi was nerfed. This was my old strategy with a Soldier in Medieval mode: Equip Half-Zatoichi and a banner, usually ...
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Why do hats sometimes randomly appear?

A couple of day's ago a YouTuber called "Muselk" uploaded a Team Fortress 2 video where around the 1 minute 30 seconds mark you can see a random hat just 'fly' out of his character. ...
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Unexplainable TF2 Lag

4 months ago, I could play TF2 at high quality with no lag. Now, I cannot. Nothing visible has changed--I'm running the same system, I have the same internet connection, and I'm playing the same ...
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Is it a glitch that I have a kill clock on a non strange weapon?

I bought an SMG on the Steam Market a few days ago and I just realized it has a stat clock on it. It's not a strange weapon nor a civilian. Is this a glitch or is it normal?
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How do I prevent getting an Out of Memory error?

Often, when I join a game, I'm able to play for approximately 15 minutes before the game straight up crashes on me, telling me that there was an Out of Memory error. How do I fix this? I am on PC, not ...
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Bind for taking out melee wep in TF2?

I'd like a bind to take out my melee.This is mainly for powerjack efficiency, but it would help for market gardener.
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Can Festivizers be applied to Specialized Killstreak weapons without removing the killstreak?

I saw a Strange Specialized Killstreak weapon I'm considering buying off the Steam Community Market, but I was wondering if I could use the Festivizer on it without removing the Killstreak. The ...
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The server list from source engine games only show very few servers

Both Gmod and TF2 only show me like 10 servers, yet games like tabletop simulator shows all server available, so i know there is a problem with source games. I tried lowering max ping and clear ...
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Two identical TF2 items with different levels? [duplicate]

I discovered two items with different levels. They have identical names, symbols, and descriptions in my backpack: Why are the levels different? Are the items identical? If there is a difference, ...
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Buy TF2 item without buying Steam games first

I started playing Team Fortress 2 and ran into the item limit which is a really bad thing because now I can't switch teams during the game when I'm asked whether I volunteer for switching because if I ...
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Why can't I trade TF2 items to a second account?

I've played TF2 for 4 years now. My old Steam Account got to slow to operate, so I made a new one. I got a starter crate for each class to start me off, because I heard in order to trade, you must ...
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How can I stop the game from minimizing whenever I click something on second screen?

I won't lie: I suck on TF2. And the revive time on this game is crazy long. I'd rather view discord or just read news on second screen while dead. But unfortunately, when i click anything outside ...
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When to use the Sydney Sleeper vs the stock sniper rifle?

I have the sydney sleeper in my inventory in TF2. Looking at the stats: +25% charge rate On Scoped Hit: Jarate target for 2 to 8 seconds based on amount charged Headshots or fully charged ...
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How do I get active contracts?

My contracts won't work. It always says "There is no campaign active campaign. Contracts are unavailable". Every day I check my contracts and I never get one.
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How much does 1 tick of damage increase the bonus chance to get a critical hit?

Since there is normally (on stock) a 2% chance to critical hit. How does one determine how much 1 tick of damage adds to the 10% bonus chance [to get a critical hit]?Since there is normally (on stock) ...
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How many total Merasmissions are there in Scream Fortress 2016?

Team Fortress 2 is reusing the same contract tracking mechanism from last year's Halloween Event (the Gargoyle) and thus it is showing all the completed Merasmissions from last year as well. They've ...
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How to disable map introduction screens (MOTD)?

How can I disable the map introduction screen (MOTD) shown when joining a new server or changing maps? I've understood that the game ceases using intro when the player has visited a map a specified ...
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Can I activate a physical copy of Team fortress 2 if I already have it in my library?

I am planning to buy a physical copy of tf2 but I already have TF2 on Steam. Is there any way to transfer it to the physical one?
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Does standing on a contested Capture Point make a difference?

Does it matter if you are standing on an abandoned, but contested capture point? Will the progress bar go down faster?
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Where will Gargoyles spawn on Halloween Maps?

With the annual seasonal event kicking off, where will the Gargoyles spawn for each Halloween map?
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What are the current penalties for leaving a casual mode game early?

As the title states, what are the penalties for quitting a game early in casual mode? Do you get any experience added to your level if you leave early?
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Refreshing TF2 item server connection without launching game

Is there a way to refresh your connection to the tf2 item sever without launching the game? I bought a few keys a week ago and it says they won't be available to trade until Oct 5th 0700GMT. It is ...
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TF2 Strange Counter Reset

I was wondering if I buy a strange killstreak weapon from the Community Market, will it reset the kill counter it already has on it, to 0?
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How do I connect TF2 to steam client

I was wondering how do I connect TF2 to steam client? When ever I try to go into my backpack, it says I need to connect to steam.
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Does buying a Team Fortress 2 item on the community market through the Mann Co. store upgrade your account to premium?

I noticed in the Team Fortress 2 Mann Co. store that some items shown are on the Steam community market, as shown in the screenshot below. If you buy one of those items through the Mann Co. store, (...
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How do I add TF2 to Steam library?

When I click on play now on Team Fortress 2 in Steam, nothing happens. I have uninstalled and reinstalled steam on my computer, still nothing. It won't even add it to my steam account.
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How can I practice aiming faster as Sniper?

I have noticed that when I play sniper if my shots miss, it's usually because I fail to actually get it to the right spot in time. I also can't seem to get a good shot if I go too fast. I also seem ...
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Mouse click input lag

I have just installed Linux Mint 18 with a view to using it as my daily driver, but I am noticing a small amount of mouse click input lag in tf2 - just enough to throw off my rocket jumping and for me ...
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How can I make TF2 run faster?

I experience alot of lag when I play in large servers, is there anyway of turning down the quality of the graphics in the game, or changing anything to make it render faster?
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How do Professional Killstreaks work?

I'm going to buy a Strange, Professional Killstreak weapon. I have a sever where it lets you farm kills, I want to use it for the strange quality, I can get to 5000 kills in 30 minutes with the ...
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Can I change the color of a cosmetic I buy off the Community Market?

I am looking to buy 'Anger', the hoodie for the sniper from the community market. Once I buy it can I change the color or is the color I buy it as permanent? Reason why is because I'm doing the smart ...
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How can I remove or modify the properties of certain decals (Signs/Explosive marks) in TF2?

The black explosive marks on the ground (when a soldier shoots the ground) seem to stay there forever. Is there a command to make them last a shorter time or go away completely? Further, what's the ...
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Can I use the soldier's old v_model hand instead of the c_model in TF2?

For the past couple of years I have been playing TF2. After the LaW update there was a change in the player models and animations. In this question, I am referring specifically to the soldier model. ...
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TF2 – Engine out of memory

Whenever I join a multiplayer game in Team Fortress 2, I can play for about a minute, and after that I get an error message and the game crashes. The error message is: Engine Error: Out of memory ...
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TF2, Warning: Connection Problem, Auto Disconnect in x seconds

When i connect to any server, after 1-2 minutes i get notification at the right of the corner: "Warning: Connection Problem, Auto Disconnect in 25 seconds" and after 25 seconds it disconnects from ...

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