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What to do during setup as the offensive team?

As you might expect, the setup time is designed for the defending team (particularly medics and engineers) to set up defences and prepare for the attack. Therefore there isn't really much for the ...
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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?

You can switch windows without minimizing by using Borderless windowed mode. This can be done in a couple ways, the easiest is by going into your "Options> Video" settings in game and setting the ...
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Difference between cl_interp_ratio 1 and 2

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 ...
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How to get new weapons in Team Fortress 2?

TL;DR There are many ways of getting new weapons. : the most effective is trading with other players, jump to "Trading" if you want to save time. Achievement milestones Some very potent ...
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How to counter Pyro as a Scout?

You don"t need to avoid contact. In my experience an experienced scout can more often than not defeat an experienced pyro. The best "tool" that a Scout has to use to his advantage is his movement ...
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A while ago, I stopped earning trading cards and such. What happened?

You can only get to drop half (rounded up) of the cards for a game. If a game has 7 or 8 cards you can only drop 4, if it has 9 or 10 then only 5, etc. As for TF2, if you click "How do I earn ...
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What is the difference between "public" games and "competitive" games? How are these "competitive" games located?

There are really two types of competitive in TF2. The first is the more structured league play that has been done in leagues such as ESEA and UGC for 6+ years now. This involves a lot of ...
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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?

I believe the setting you're looking for is borderless windowed mode in team fortress 2. As the name suggests, it puts the game in windowed mode but removes the border, so it should still appear as ...
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How can I stop the game from minimizing whenever I click something on second screen?

Try borderless-windowed mode! Add -windowed -noborder in the launch options.
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What command to I need to bind to Drop the Briefcase?

After going to the TF2 wiki and doing a quick search for useful commands, I was able to find that it is "dropitem." So a command would be bind "t" dropitem or whatever you want to do for the command. ...
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What to do during setup as the offensive team?

There are many small things that can be done, but Medics building Uber is probably the most useful thing that can be done while on offense. On some maps, engineers on the offensive team can also begin ...
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How do Killstreaks affect Mediguns?

Yep, you've got it. When a medic gets an assist while using a medigun, that assist will be be counted as a kill for the purposes of the killstreak counter. Mediguns work exactly the same as normal ...
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Team Fortress 2: What is the purpose of "Support Points"?

The "purpose" of support points is the same as the "purpose" of other stats like damage: support points provide an indicator of how much you're supporting your team. They don't contribute to points ...
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How can other players view my individual Kills & Deaths?

If you set tf_scoreboard_mouse_mode you can interact with it and click on another users name to view their stats. tf_scoreboard_mouse_mode 1 tf_scoreboard_mouse_mode 2 https://wiki.teamfortress.com/...
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How can I reset all my TF2 achievements?

As of June 7 2018, you can reset achievements in Team Fortress 2 from the "View Achievements" menu. Added "Reset All Achievements" button to the Achievements dialog A small ...
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Why is the item list empty when trading in TF2? as a F2P

As a F2P player, none of your items are tradable, therefore none of them are displayed in the trade dialog. Limited trading means that you can get items from paid players and trade them to others, ...
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TF2 Strange Counter Reset

Yes, it will. This applies to any Strange weapon or cosmetic item, and to Steam Community Market purchases, regular trades, and gift trades (i.e. Gift Wrapping the Strange item before sending it to ...
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How to counter Spy in medieval mode?

As a Spy main, these points hold for fighting Spies in any game mode: Keep your back to the wall when dueling a Spy. If a Spy is confident enough to attempt to take you on 1v1 they will be looking ...
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How many wedding rings did players purchase?

According to backpack.tf (links will be provided) there are 6,446 actual rings in people's inventories, and another 225 of the tools that have not been sent to anyone but can still be sent. So at the ...
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Should I avoid rocket jump "scripts" and "binds"?

Personally, I'd say it's all up to personal choice. I do not use them myself because all it really takes is a little bit of practice to get down. Once you know how to do it, you won't need to use a ...
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Do Scout achievements regarding 'stun' mechanics still work following changes to The Sandman?

Yes. Valve says they updated the achievements. This is from the Jungle Inferno patch notes. Long-range ball impacts no longer remove the victim's ability to fire their weapon (but the victim is still ...
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A while ago, I stopped earning trading cards and such. What happened?

This isn't a glitch, it is by design. The number of cards varies for each game but you can usually on earn 3 or 4 cards by playing, after that you have to either trade for them, buy them in the ...
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How are damage resistances calculated in tf2 MVM?

I did a lot of research, and here are the results. Damage type is in the top left corner of each chart. Separate rows for each number of blast resistance upgrades and separate columns for each number ...
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Voting in TF2 opens an optimisation menu instead. How can I change this?

I had the same problem and I think it ended up being because there was something else bound to that key. I changed the voting keys to something else like F7 and F8. You can change the voting binds by ...
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How can I reset all my TF2 achievements?

I don't believe there's a completely legit way to do this. However... If you're willing to risk a VAC ban (however unlikely it may be), look at the Steam Achievement Manager. Sketchy-looking site, ...
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