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Team Fortress 2 - Free to Play!

Updated on October 14, 2011

Team Fortress 2

Are you looking for a decent FREE multiplayer fps because you can't afford Call of Duty? Look no further. Team Fortress 2 is the game for you! It's addictive, has hours of playabilty, it's multiplayer, it's hilarious, and (did I mention) it's FREE!!!

History

Team Fortress is a quite old video game, first developed as a free mod for Quake. Then, in 1998, the development team was employed by Valve Corporation. In 1999 Team Fortress Classic was released, which looked drastically different to what it is today. From there, Team Fortress evolved into what it is today, and became free-to-play on June 23, 2011.

Gameplay - Menu

Team Fortress 2 is played through the Steam client, which you must have an account with to play TF2 (but don't worry, it's free).

Training

There is an extensive training mode for you to try out before you head into a live match. You can try several different classes as well as play a few practice matches against computer bots.

Game modes

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Payload - The aim is for your team to push a bomb into the other teams base.King of the Hill - The aim is to control a single point on the map for a certain amount of time.Attack/Defense - Your team must either capture or defend several points on the map to win.Payload race - each team has a payload and must reach the other base first.Control points - each team must capture all the control points on the map to win.Capture the flag - Each team must capture the enemy's briefcase of intelligence.Random - choosing this will pick a mode for you.
Payload - The aim is for your team to push a bomb into the other teams base.
Payload - The aim is for your team to push a bomb into the other teams base.
King of the Hill - The aim is to control a single point on the map for a certain amount of time.
King of the Hill - The aim is to control a single point on the map for a certain amount of time.
Attack/Defense - Your team must either capture or defend several points on the map to win.
Attack/Defense - Your team must either capture or defend several points on the map to win.
Payload race - each team has a payload and must reach the other base first.
Payload race - each team has a payload and must reach the other base first.
Control points - each team must capture all the control points on the map to win.
Control points - each team must capture all the control points on the map to win.
Capture the flag - Each team must capture the enemy's briefcase of intelligence.
Capture the flag - Each team must capture the enemy's briefcase of intelligence.
Random - choosing this will pick a mode for you.
Random - choosing this will pick a mode for you.

Classes

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Defense - Made up of the Demoman (with a grenade launcher), the Heavy (with a tommy gun), and the engineer (who can build sentry guns).Offense - Made up of the Scout (very fast moving), the Soldier (with a bazooka), and the Pyro (with a flamethrower).Support - Made up of the Medic (heals teammates), the Sniper (with a sniper rifle), and the spy (who can disguise himself as the enemy).
Defense - Made up of the Demoman (with a grenade launcher), the Heavy (with a tommy gun), and the engineer (who can build sentry guns).
Defense - Made up of the Demoman (with a grenade launcher), the Heavy (with a tommy gun), and the engineer (who can build sentry guns).
Offense - Made up of the Scout (very fast moving), the Soldier (with a bazooka), and the Pyro (with a flamethrower).
Offense - Made up of the Scout (very fast moving), the Soldier (with a bazooka), and the Pyro (with a flamethrower).
Support - Made up of the Medic (heals teammates), the Sniper (with a sniper rifle), and the spy (who can disguise himself as the enemy).
Support - Made up of the Medic (heals teammates), the Sniper (with a sniper rifle), and the spy (who can disguise himself as the enemy).

Acheivements

There are over 350+ achievements to unlock on TF2 through steam, and are stacks of fun to get.

Where can I get TF2? - (And find out more)

Here are some useful links so you can go and download TF2 or find out more information.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      You should mention mods in your game modes section. More than half of the persistant servers out there are mod based gameplay. Like Zombie Fortress :D

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      dogface lm 6 years ago

      I don't think I like TF2 very much. BF Heroes is better. P: