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Originally Posted by psik0.k1m View Post
Pyro's suck .. they need this..

I NEVER lose to a pyro in a 1v1 situation.. unless he gets the jump on me from behind.. in which case i usually kill him too at least(and when i got a medic.. theres no way im gonna die).. but with this.. he may be able to kill me before i can get off a couple rockets to kill him..

I dont find this over powering.. i find it empowering the pyro class in ways that are needed..

I am a Soldier mainly BTW...Soldier / Medic since tf1..
Any decent Soldier or Demoman will hold off a Pyro in most all situations, and any decent Scout or Medic can do the Pyro's job better.

I think these changes might make the Pyro an actual choice for better players. Personally I play Pyro because it's just fun, but maybe now he can hold his own at higher levels of play.
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post #22 of 28
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Any decent Soldier or Demoman will hold off a Pyro in most all situations, and any decent Scout or Medic can do the Pyro's job better.

I think these changes might make the Pyro an actual choice for better players. Personally I play Pyro because it's just fun, but maybe now he can hold his own at higher levels of play.

QFT !

The pyro to me has always been the kinda "entry-level" class.. where it's a novelty at first becuase well yeah.. its fun to light stuff on fire (PEOPLE BURN!!)...

But once you get a little better and start to understand the synergy of the classes in the game, the better players will go towards the meat and potatoes of the game like the soldier, the medic, HW, scout and spy..
Edited by psik0.k1m - 6/18/08 at 2:37pm
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post #23 of 28
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Thing is, a pyro who has both the backburner and the axtinguisher. He runs up behind you, critflaming you. Even if you make it past a second from the critflames and turn around, he can skill hit you with the axtinguisher, which is just more critpain going your way. Granted this pyro would have to be failry skilled, but still, this make the pyro a huge threat to those not watching their back.
    
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post #24 of 28
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Thing is, a pyro who has both the backburner and the axtinguisher. He runs up behind you, critflaming you. Even if you make it past a second from the critflames and turn around, he can skill hit you with the axtinguisher, which is just more critpain going your way. Granted this pyro would have to be failry skilled, but still, this make the pyro a huge threat to those not watching their back.
Still not a larger threat than a Spy in that situation, for instance. Heck a Scout using his shotgun would probably finish off someone not watching their back just as fast if he could get as close as the Pyro has to be, and he's faster, too.

I just don't see what the fuss is. Yes, now the Pyro will actually be a threat. As he ought to be, all the other classes are.
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havent played TF2 in 6 months..... I think now is a good time to get back into it no?
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post #26 of 28
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havent played TF2 in 6 months..... I think now is a good time to get back into it no?
Yes it is, More action now with the new achievments and all. More to come also.
 
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Wait till after the free weekend though. Servers are going to be packed.
    
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Wait till after the free weekend though. Servers are going to be packed.
Yeah this weekend forsure all the servers will be full just like when the medic achievments came out. It was really hard just to get into a server because there all full .
 
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