Team fortress 2 (ITS LIVE)

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Team fortress 2 (ITS LIVE)

Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 6:44 am

So Is anyone else playing beta? If you are look me up.....tanker27 on STEAM.

We should start a TR Server.

yep its live.....
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 6:57 am

I believe the game itself comes out for individual purchase on the 8th of next month, I'll check back then.
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 7:03 am

9th for retail, 10th for Steam.
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Re: Team fortress 2 (Beta, for now)

Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 7:03 am

I broke down and purchased the orange box a few days ago. I only had a few minutes to play, but the game is FUN.

tanker27 wrote:We should start a TR Server.


I agree.
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 7:24 am

I played for a few minutes this AM... yeah, it kicks ass.. it great to see how the maps look now. I love what they've done with 2Fort!

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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 7:32 am

I would be interested in a TR server once the game comes out.
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 8:40 am

I'm love'n TF2 its great fun and the classes rock!
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 9:00 am

I've logged a good amount of time since the beta came out - more than is probably healthy, really. Look for an Engineer or Demoman named Hanlon.
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 9:09 am

I think I'll be making the purchase today. I finally got around to creating my own account, so keep your eyes out for Dizik or Karma Elite (my Steam ID).
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 9:11 am

Is there a TR Steam Community group? If not, there should be. The Shack has one, and it's currently my main group, but I love TR so much more...
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 9:28 am

I checked, and the following is available:

Group Name: TR Team Fortress 2 Clan
Abbreviation: TR TF2
Link: http://steamcommunity.com/groups/TRTF2/

So whaddy'll think?

Oh yeah, my steam ID is Gandhi :wink: I caved in and purchased this morning, despite me wanting a cheaper price at retail :oops:
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 9:31 am

I just created a Tech Report Steam community.

It's called The Tech Report (abbreviation TR).

http://steamcommunity.com/groups/tech_report

It's public.
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 11:24 am

I just joined the TR Steam Community.
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 11:43 am

It would be nice if we had some way of keeping track of who is who in terms of what our usernames are on techreport (within steam).

I guess we could just state our steam account names here.

Mine is killerdeathman
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 1:05 pm

so, when's a good time for anyone that has the TF2 beta to play?

I'll probably try and get on tonight.

im tentatively putting an event for tonight at like 9pm EST on the steam TR community page.
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 2:34 pm

I'll try and be on around then too. I am using the same name for my Steam ID.
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 3:57 pm

change of plans. Heroes is on tonight at 9.
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Postposted on Mon Sep 24, 2007 4:22 pm

mongoosesRawesome wrote:change of plans. Heroes is on tonight at 9.
Yay for DVRs. ;)
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Postposted on Thu Sep 27, 2007 4:56 pm

I'm in the group although I don't have TF2 (yet -- too much hw coming up for me to buy it just yet). Name's Lattan.

EDIT: Whoops, there went two hours I could've been studying. :lol:
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Postposted on Thu Sep 27, 2007 11:45 pm

Forgot to mention that I joined the group the other day. Actually, I was the first member besides mongoosesRawesome. :) Again, you can find me under the name Karma Elite.
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Postposted on Fri Sep 28, 2007 12:20 am

Joined as CU Tiger. Play a lot of CS:S mainly, but I should be hooking up TF2 soon.
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Postposted on Fri Sep 28, 2007 12:42 am

PLayed about an hours worth tonight. Had my ass handed to me, but I still had a blast. TF2 is alone the price of admission of the Orange box.

But still looking forward to Portal even more.
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Postposted on Fri Sep 28, 2007 8:46 pm

This game is awesome. It really sucks when your team sucks, though -- it's Team Fortress for a reason. ;)
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Postposted on Fri Sep 28, 2007 9:56 pm

Yeah it does suck if your team sucks and you get steamrolled in less then two minutes - especially if you like playing engineer -.-

I couldn't play much before because AVG was conflicting with TF2 or something and causing my whole system to lock up, requiring a hard restart, but I switched to Avira Antivir and now I can get hours of TF2 goodness! School holidays here in NZ too :lol:
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Postposted on Fri Sep 28, 2007 10:12 pm

i use avg. no problems here.
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Postposted on Sun Oct 07, 2007 12:49 am

Anyone got any good screenshots?

I took this one a few days ago:
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Postposted on Sun Oct 07, 2007 1:56 am

The facial animations in TF2 are awesome, they make for some really good screenies:

Heavy grinning after blowing me to bits.

Soldier after winning a hard battle.

Scout looking smug after pwning me.

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Postposted on Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:56 am

Does anyone notice any major difference between the very high texture setting compared to medium and high? For some reason it keeps reverting the texture setting back to medium after I exit the game. Once I set it to very high I think I see some difference but it is hard to tell.
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Postposted on Sun Oct 07, 2007 5:51 pm

I am playing at default settings, whatever that is lol

Having a ton of fun.. mainly playing engineer.. yeah, don't you dare enter my flag room! :evil:

I absolutely love TF2!
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Postposted on Sun Oct 07, 2007 6:13 pm

mongoosesRawesome wrote:It would be nice if we had some way of keeping track of who is who in terms of what our usernames are on techreport (within steam).

I guess we could just state our steam account names here.

Mine is killerdeathman


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