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Trade Fortress 2

Team Fortress 2 is a lovely game. There’s not much in the way of glowing praise that I could shower it with that hasn’t been said elsewhere, other than it has evolved remarkably over four years. Gone are the vanilla days of when Pyros had no airblast and where all Snipers looked exactly the same. While many of the changes implemented by Valve have brought in new players and kept some of the veterans interested, the rest of the stalwarts of the community have deserted it. You hear the joke thrown around a lot these days; ‘TF2 = First Person…

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…