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I just bought TF2 on Steam Just wondering whether Pyro is a good class or not (seems interesting) or even a Medic.

Will my computer run it okay?

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Personally, i think pyro is only a good class if you are very new to the game and are finding it hard to get any points... its much too easy to get kills with sometimes.

Anyway, i don't play TF2 much, but when i have done ive always played as sniper. Its great fun as you can basically stand back out of harms way but pick everyone off with headshots once you get good at it. You can also run in if needed aswell, as the machine gun you get is pretty decent

Scout is quite a good class to start out with, as you are very quick around the map and its a pretty balanced class - quick with a shotgun

Also, your pc will run it fine - i run it maxed with 16x AA and never really drop below about 50 FPS...
Edited by Fusion Racing - 5/27/08 at 4:33am
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pyro is an awesome class and used alot, with pyro half the time running in like a manic works best especially on the new gold cart map ... although pryos should team up with medics more cause uber'ed pyro is funny
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I'm all about the sniper/pyro.
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Pyro is 2nd best (best is scout =D). Only reason I don't like it as I die to much at it . Also, your pc will run it sweet as =D
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I love playing medic. You get lots of assists, can uber charge, and the gun and bonesaw aren't bad either. I've gotten the most points in one life as a medic
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I play almost all classes, depends what my team needs, only two classes i dont play are Scout and Spy, and i really really dislike spies. Its good to mix it up, playing only one class will make the game boring after a while.
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post #8 of 12
I tend to like the Scout due to speed, but the Pyro is great as well considering close quarters is not something I like to get into with a Pyro!
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I play the Engineer or Sniper. Those two are my favorite.
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post #10 of 12
each class has their advantages, that's why it's much more a team based game.

pyro is good for running corners and small spaces and just burn up whatever they can. But if he is like 6 feet away from person the guy can kill you with a pistol.

medic is good for healing and ubering people. lol stay behind who ever you are healing so they get shot first, and if you are low on health just run don't heal others lol

best overall in my opinion is soldier, awsome range/damage and good close up combat (just shoot a rocket under yourself it'll splash kill most ppl under 100hp)

my favorite is scout because he's fast and confusing. but damage is horrible.
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