• @automattable
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    1125 months ago

    Hi, elder millennial here that’s starting to lose it. Is the joke here that they did do all these things back in 2006 or whenever tf2 came out?

    • Malle_Yeno
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      905 months ago

      Pretty much yes. The only one I’m not 100% on (besides the scout skin, since that was after I stopped playing) is the engineer prosthetic. I feel like that weapon came out a while after TF2 was made (but I can’t check that right now so don’t take my word for it).

      • Mossy Feathers
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        245 months ago

        Jarate and heavy x medic were after release too afaik.

        Heavy x medic was kinda obvious, but iirc valve didn’t start dropping stronger hints until the past few years. Dunno if they’ve straight-up confirmed it yet or not; it’s also been a while since I last played.

        Jarate was part of the sniper update, which I thought came after release (because iirc there weren’t any alternate items in the original release).

          • @[email protected]
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            35 months ago

            99% sure Jarate was in the first big alt weapon patch, because it’s the last patch I enjoyed playing lol. Bow, Sandvich, Bonk, etc. came out at the same time.

        • CashewNut 🏴󠁢󠁥󠁧󠁿
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          25 months ago

          Heavy x medic was kinda obvious

          Outside of the game, maybe? I’ve played a ton of TF2 but never got involved in the outside memeing or story. In-game there’s nothing obvious about any of them except Soldier sounds thick-as-pig-shit and Demo-man being black.

      • @Agent641
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        95 months ago

        His penis has always been prosthetic in lore, its just never shown.

      • @[email protected]
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        95 months ago

        One of the Engineer’s unlockable weapons is the Gunslinger which is a prosthetic hand. It also is (or was) commonly regarded as OP since it replaced the turret with a fast self-building mini-turret that was a pain to keep destroyed (Engie would toss out another one).

    • clif
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      65 months ago

      Am old, also out of the loop and would like someone to explain it to me in “grampa” terms.

      I only remember TFC, and that was a long time ago

    • @[email protected]
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      5 months ago

      I’ve never played tf2 (only played tf2), but based on the structure of the joke, I think so.

  • bbpolterGAYst (she/her)
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    5 months ago

    im so glad that all of these WOKE LIBERAL SOCIALIST things are out of the game as it was released back in the GOOD days before EVIL GAY PEOPLE were in my videogames,. thank you gabe newell for making gaming real 🙏

  • @bi_tux
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    465 months ago

    If it was released today we’d have another rage from the “fucking pronouns” guy

    • @CheesyFox
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      75 months ago

      well, they seem quite based

  • @quams69
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    85 months ago

    I went back to tf2 after cs2 came out and I am so sad to see it totally infested by botters and aimhacks

    It was valves crown jewel for a while and now it’s just rotting

  • @uis
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    25 months ago

    5/8