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You really need to learn basic strategy for each class and find its/your niche, and like others said it takes practice. Unlike CoD where i can load up with any assault rifle with no recoil and headshot someone from across the map on full auto.

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I remember playing TFC back in 1998. Each class has different purposes. TF2 is no different, but I see too many collectible items and micro-transactions. I really want to brush up on playing TF2, as I had no experience at all playing the game.
I don't understand everyone's beef with item system. No one is forcing you to buy the items, and in most cases the vanilla items are better.
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i agree with u cuz tf2 was amazing when non collectibles existed and any other transcitions but now its like not the same gameplay now
You don't need the new weapons to succeed in this game, and anyone who tells you otherwise is insane.
The only really valuable weapon I've ever found is the Soldier's pickaxe (forget the name ).
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yet another satisfied steam customer. btw valve made steam and that game, double fail.
Valve is the keystone of PC gaming. That's a fact.

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it is an extremely childish game
lol

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even more so than WoW. not to mention pretty much every TF2 avid player plays wow as well.
From where are you pulling this WoW stuff from and why? Sounds like somebody has a vendetta against WoW and is for some reason trying to use this thread as an excuse to make that known.
    
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You don't need the new weapons to succeed in this game, and anyone who tells you otherwise is insane.
The only really valuable weapon I've ever found is the Soldier's pickaxe (forget the name ).
It's, "Equalizer"
And I you don't have to have the items to be good, but some items are more useful than others.
It only takes about 2-3 days to get most of the weapons anyways.
Excluding hats and stuff like that..
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It's, "Equalizer"
Man I wish I hadn't gotten rid of mine
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I don't understand everyone's beef with item system. No one is forcing you to buy the items, and in most cases the vanilla items are better.
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Man I wish I hadn't gotten rid of mine
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I got scrap metal if you want it, so you can build another equalizer.
I don't play tf2 that often anymore.
(Never really did anyways, hehe)
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Lol used to games with plain guns I'm guessing? Wait till you see broad swords and everything else thrown in there. I think its fun when you want to just play a cartoony violent game, don't take it all that seriously because it's not meant to be like that.
haha ya, im usually found playing games like COD MW 1 and Bad Company 2. Took a bit to get used to seeing something different and a different play style.

Thanks to ieatfish for showing me the ropes and so forth <3 I'll def be playing this more.
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ignore all the microtransaction crap, The man co store is riduclously expensive, considering you can get its items for free during random drops.

There are videos on youtube called how to play <insert class here>. They really help new players. They are mostly out of date now, but the basics are all still there.

Here are some tips.

Scout, when playing as: Keep moving, jump over opponents, only use the scatter gun up close, attack, then run away.

Scout, when fighting: Dont bother running away, just watch your back and stay alert of your surroundings, like spies they can pop out of nowhere.

Soldier, when playing: Reload often, due to small clip sizes, use the equiliser.

Soldier, when fighting: kill them as quickly as possable. while their run speed is slow, they can get around quickly using rocket jumps or the equiliser.

Pyro, when playing as: Dont forget about the airblast, keep the axtiguiser on last weapon switch, use shotgun for long range.

Pyro when fighting: keep your distance as much as possable, try killing them from long range or where they cannot reach you.

Heavy when playing: spin up the gun if you think enemys are near. Use the minigun rather than natasha, drop the sandvich and pick it up rather than eating it normally if you really need health quickly. Use the fists of steel except for melee fights.

Heavy while fighting: Run away if possable, if you have to fight them you can suprise them before they spin up, then you should be able to kill them.

Sniper while playing: use a good mouse, and find what setting is best for you.

Sniper while fighting: Crouch eratically, and shoot at them, makes you very hard to hit for pretty much every sniper.

Demoman while fighting: A n00b demoman shouldnt be too hard to deal with, kill him while he is reloading. However skilled demomen are easilly the hardest opponents to despatch of due to the spam. If you are really struggling, switch to a faster class, and try to dodge the nades.

Engineer: set up teleporters on offence. Do it right and you will help your team and earn lots of points. when fighting sentrys, get someone to uber you and play as heavy or demoman.

Spy: a good spy can really be a good player on your team, but they are few and far between now, mostly because backstabs seem to miss more than they used to, and people spy check alot.
     
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None of the new unlocks are really worthwile at all unless except a select few (But not everyone has them).
Demoman is obviously the most overpowered if you can hit your pipes or atleast have the judgement to leftclickrightclick with stickies.
Airshots with Soldier/Demo will make you wet and heavies aren't hard to kill at all.
Just play it for a bit and you'll get used to it; Scout is easily one of the hardest classes to play because you need to constantly hit high damage shots to make him worthwhile (Or make a coordinated use of his bonk juice) and because he's super fragile.
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