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In case you didn't knew; hugs.tf is now live. Hugs.tf is a livestream to help raise money for SpecialEffect (Helping people with disabilities to enjoy video games). Their livestream is 26 hours long and during this stream they will play Team Fortress 2 (both competitive and casual).

In case you're interested to play on their community servers, you can connect with the following servers:

Server 1
steam://connect/195.154.194.50:27015

Server 2
steam://connect/195.154.194.50:27025


2 months ago

At last, we finally get to talk to Chloemew. She’s had something of a massive rise in popularity, having seemingly come from nowhere to now be featured pretty much everywhere. Yeah, I’m looking at you Fenrir, and with your YT interview. We also pulled Teleportato (I’m worried that my spellcheck now knows how to autocorrect this) out from the post show MvM, he’s the one who always sends us to […]


Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
2 months ago

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed a client crash on shutdown
  • Added The Heartfelt Hug community medal for the hugs.tf charity event
  • Updated localization files


2 months ago

Tonight version 1.3.4 of teamwork.tf was released with the following updates:

  • Website now works better on mobile devices (fully responsive).
  • map and gamemode are now clickable in the server list.
  • refined community quickplay search: you can now also search for IP or IP and PORT.
  • Community server providers now have a "Statistics" tab which shows the player and bot history of the last 7 days.
  • You can now filter on region and gamemode in the map-explorer.
  • You can now embed an image of your game-server on your website. Example:
    (more information on the API page)
  • Created Art-stream, a page with all the Art/SFM from TF2.
  • Updated credits page with the artwork of our mascot Dave!
  • Added the Steam workshop as a thumbnail source for community quickplay.
  • Fixed 11 small bugs and improved page loading times by caching more results into memory.
  • Implemented backend for the return of the "yellow pages for TF2". Indexation of TF2 videos and RPOD is working again.


Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
3 months ago

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed Windows XP clients being stuck in insecure mode
  • Updated localization files

3 months ago

Wack (no dot) and Agro (never has been a dot) are joined by Tobiased (SFM thumbmaker to the stars), to bring you news of: The update on 17th April Fight Songs, finally available in US and UK Amazon, and rest of the world Team Source and its current Contest Config Site


3 months ago

Peterscraps and Doomsday.exe are very definitely our guests on the show this week. A week that sees two updates, April 12th and April 13th (including a fix for all pre-Sandybridge processors). There are two ETF2L Experiment Cups, a Gamers Assembly viewing guide and two long lost artists return, Rammy and Hoo. Lastly, Nate confirms there’s to be a new animated short.


Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
3 months ago

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed an exploit where players could remain Übercharged beyond the normal time period
  • Added The Audio File for the Team Fortress 2 Soundtrack promo
  • Added the CappingTV Ultiduo Summer Brawl 2017 tournament medals
  • Updated the description for the Short Circuit to match the current behavior

UGC Summer Season 2017 TeamFortress Blog
3 months ago

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The UGC League Summer Season is about to start! Come join thousands of players from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia/New Zealand for some competitive TF2 action! Players from any of these regions are encouraged to sign up and join the fun! The first week of matches starts May 15th for Highlander, May 17th for 6v6, and May 19th for 4v4. Remember, the deadline is May 23rd. Visit the UGC website for more information.



Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
3 months ago

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed crash when running on systems without AVX support


3 months ago

The top trio of Chronos, Uberchain and Agro are back togehter. There is much to discuss; from comic book lore to the work of Julien Renoult, TFC coming of age, a wet Pyro, Fresh Meat, MvM and Hugs dot TF. We’re interviewing Valve, need lore nerds Unpublished Team Fortress 2 comic Julien Renoult – Artstation TFC is 18 Rainy day pyro Fresh Meat TF2Map’s Mappers vs Machines and their Medals Hugs.tf […]


Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
3 months ago

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Fixed a bug where players could see enemy health indefinitely when playing as Spy or Medic
  • Fixed incorrect strings and HUD image for the Reflect powerup in Mannpower mode
  • Added tournament medals and community medals
    • ETF2L 6v6 Season 24, Season 25 and Season 26; ETF2L Highlander Season 11 and Season 12; ETF2L Ultiduo 6; ETF2L Highlander Open Season 2; RGB LAN; Chapelaria 6v6 Season 2; Chapelaria Ultiduo Season 1; Mappers vs. Machines

Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
3 months ago

An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include:

  • Internal updates to support future development
    • These changes originally shipped to game servers only on March 14th
    • Fixed regression from the toolchain beta causing the r_drawclipbrushes command to hang the game
    • Fixed regression from the toolchain beta causing OS X players to be unable to join certain servers

Mappers Vs Machines TeamFortress Blog
3 months ago

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TF2Maps is back at it again with their second Mann vs. Machine contest! Red and Blu will have to put aside their differences, hit an upgrade station, and deliver exciting new robot-murdering locales.


Entrants will receive a unique medal and a place in the showcase, plus the Mapper’s Medallions and even more prizes for winners! But don't dawdle, the deadline for submissions is Monday, July 31st at 11:59 PM EDT.​ Click here to read rules and learn more.




3 months ago

Flittzy, the impressive songsmith of TF2 is here with us to treat your eardrums. You may recognise him from such iconic tunes as “Flames” and “Edgy Scout Main“. TF2Maps.net are doing another April Fool’s Gameday Diana Nock’s TF2 Art – Pyro wants to show medic something Fan made – 3D printed Soldier – Andrew Cothill’s Artstation Page Esports Arena presents: b4nny documentary


There seem to be a big disconnect in the TF2 community, where a large portion of community members only relies on a single source of news (e.g. Reddit / community forum / Steam workshop or the TF2 blog alone). I cannot stress enough; to get most out of the TF2 community: try to join Twitter.

A lot of (big) YouTubers and SFM artists are active on Twitter, and are most of the time very approachable! If you want to get your content (let it be videos, art or whatever) exposed; post it on Twitter. Put some effort into your account: create or commission yourself an Avatar and handle your Twitter account as an artwork, that is being worked on 24/7. Check it once a day and built a follower list of things that you like!

To get you started on Twitter, I recommend you follow these accounts:

check my following list for a gross part of TF2 YouTubers and artists.

Art/SFM:

And this is just a shot in the wild! If you have any recommendations, be sure to post them below.