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Getting Competitive with TF2

Up until recently, the most competitive I’ve been whilst playing Team Fortress 2 was crushing my mouse in a furious vice-grip, growling “Motherfucker!” at my new nemesis as he or she painted the walls with what used to be my organs for the third time with a carpet of glowing sticky bombs. Now, I’ve played it competitively. A certain well-known TF2 league is hosting a massive Highlander (nine players per team, one player per class) tournament, and I’m one-ninth of an entered team. The focus is on community teams – players without any ‘proper’ league experience, meaning even skill-deprived simpletons…

Dawn of War Speculation

A wise man once said; “Good writers steal from other writers, great writers steal outright”. Right, rationalisation out of the way, it’s time for me to steal an article from Rock Paper Shotgun. Way back before the release of Dawn of War 2 Kieron Gillen wrote an article assessing the odds of various races of the Warhammer 40k universe being included. With the news that the second expansion pack (with Ork campaign!) will feature a new multiplayer race, I got to thinking. We know a lot more now about how Dawn of War 2 works, so I’m going to assess…