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I want a sniper that you can charge up, then it holds its charge off the scope until you fire

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the pyro, cannon fodder or not, was an essential class that would root out spies, discourage people from entering bases when low on health, and would make ones with lots of health run back for health during a push. IMO, it was very handy to have as a team tactic. Now it's been ruined and the pyro can push harder into bases with not as much to counter-balance them from doing-so.
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OT: sams > costco
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I'm actually more intrigued by valve putting on achievements because it gives the people a challenge to actually play the game, yes the pyro is pretty much the deadliest of all atm. but think of all the other unlockables for the other characters, i like that they actually have unlockable weapons that you can achieve. without the achievements i bet you that TF2 will slowly decrease in the amount of players over a long period of time, but since they do have achievements now and are currently working on unlockable weapons for the other characters, it makes it a bit more fun and everyone knows the feeling of when you actually unlocked a weapon; its very self satisfying. In my own opinion, i love that they have achievements for it.
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I think the pyro updates were pretty good and definitely needed. The job is a lot more fun now. However, I think the Backburner sucks compared to the normal flame thrower with compression blast. NOTHING is more fun then juggling a uber heavy in the air for 10 seconds XD Dustbowl is a whole new defensive game now with compression blast
 
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post #16 of 31
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Originally Posted by Jacko87 View Post
They might "get it" with most of their updates, but for me TF2 has been ruined, I haven't played it since a few days after the pyro update, and I don't plan on playing it for a while. It was one of my favorite games and these new unlockables have completely changed it. TF2 did not need new weapons in the first place, each class had their specific role and now that has been changed, medics become "battle medics" and pyros now rush to their deaths in hopes of getting a kill. Who knows what future updates will do to the other classes. I say make a TF2 classic mode with no unlockables.
I have also notice a very large amount of the pop playing more pyro's and medics than anything. However balance comes in time. Once every class has a pack balance will then be restored.
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If only EA was like Valve.
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Well i agree that the updates kind of messed up the game, but then i feel there should be balancing act between the classes. Just coz every one in the team turns to a pyro doesn mean victory, you need the other classes as well to achieve it. I am just wondering, when they release updates for a spy, think of the scenario where your entire enemy is your team. That would be some awesome confusion.
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Originally Posted by Kamakazi View Post
Does anybody else ever get the feeling that Valve is the only company that "gets it"?
Does anyone else get the feeling that no body searches before posting? I posted this 2 days ago, someone else posted it yesterday.
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They might "get it" with most of their updates, but for me TF2 has been ruined, I haven't played it since a few days after the pyro update, and I don't plan on playing it for a while. It was one of my favorite games and these new unlockables have completely changed it. TF2 did not need new weapons in the first place, each class had their specific role and now that has been changed, medics become "battle medics" and pyros now rush to their deaths in hopes of getting a kill. Who knows what future updates will do to the other classes. I say make a TF2 classic mode with no unlockables.
If you don't like it, go play TFC.
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