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2 weeks ago
You heard that right a summer jam. Vote on your phones now so we can plan stuff better. Note the outcome of this poll does not mean the jam would be on those dates, we just want some rough numbers from everyone.
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The 2021 Winter Jam Showcase TeamFortress Blog
4 weeks ago

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Last month, the TF2 creative community wrapped on another annual creation jam and now you can check out the showcase of all the finished works! All made in the timeframe of 72 hours, this year's jam brought in 345 entries and raised $10,155.82 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital!


Check out the Showcase thread HERE! Want to be involved next time or get into the thriving content creation community? Join the TF2Maps Discord!



Operation Peculiar Pandemonium TeamFortress Blog
1 month ago

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Red alert, mercs! April is drawing near, and an unusual yet familiar virus has fallen upon the robotic hordes once again. The aptly named "Meme Machines" are back to wreak havoc, blunder about, and provide a healthy helping of the best medicine money can't buyâlaughter! Now sign up for the cheapest insurance plan you can find and grab your guns, because it's time for a comedy session!


Operation Peculiar Pandemonium is an April Fools Mann vs Machine tour brought to you by Moonlight MvM that once again pits the Mercs against a meme-fueled robotic onslaught. Complete all the waves in this intermediate-difficulty tour to earn a special pink tank medal! Event servers are available in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.


In addition to wrecking the meme machines, you can also donate to the charity fundraiser for The National Breast Cancer Foundation of Australia. Up to three pink donor medals are up for grabs for donations of A$6 (US$5), A$20 (US$15), and A$33 (US$25). Both cash and TF2 items are accepted. Click here for more information on how to donate.


Have fun, but donât delay or else the meme machines will conquer the world by April 11th!


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Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
1 month 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:

  • Updated Taunt: Shooter's Stakeout to fix LOD bugs
  • Updated class portraits with nomip/nolod flags

Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
1 month 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 particle effects regression when players are killed
  • Updated/Added some tournament medals
  • Updated the localization files

Team Fortress 2 Update Released TeamFortress Patches
1 month 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:

  • Security and stability improvements
  • Fixed a client crash related to previewing market items
  • Fixed Strange cosmetic items not counting buildings_destroyed for buildings destroyed by a sapper
  • Fixed looping particle effects being orphaned when players are killed or force-respawned
  • Fixed Taunt: Shooter's Stakeout using one of the Engineer's voice lines
  • Updated Smissmas Swirls, Amethyst Winds, and Golden Gusts Unusual effects
    • Fixed visibility issues in bright environments
    • Reduced delay before the swirls start in order to accommodate short taunts
  • Updated Sparkling Spruce, Glittering Juniper, and Prismatic Pine Unusual effects
    • Raised the default height of the effect in order to prevent clipping issues
  • Updated the Sparkling Lights Unusual effect
    • Fixed visibility issues in bright environments
  • Updated Condescending Embrace Unusual effect
    • Fixed the effect not moving when taunting

Bowmann Brawl Tournament TeamFortress Blog
1 month ago

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Ready those arms, mates! There's about to be an uprisin'! Sticks and stones will be breaking bones, but words make advertisements cooler! The Fortress Faceoffs team is back with a new event this season to try out some old-fashioned archery! That's right, this action-packed hunter holiday isn't gonna hide much longer! Come participate in the Bowmann Brawl Tournament, featuring teams of five competing against one another to see who's got the sharpest eye and the least impact wounds! Battles will take place across five lovely landscapes designed to test who's the best at "standin' around like a bloody idiot" on the objective! The eight teams of kings who stand highest on the hilltop will move on to the Fortress Faceoffs livestreams to celebrate their glory on the big screen!


Be sure to get in quick! This is the first of many minor events to come! Hosted around April and October, future minor events will be announced only in the Fortress Faceoffs Discord and limited to a smaller player count. This event is restricted to 24 teams for North America and Europe, so be sure to get in and apply now before April 6th! The games begin on April 14th! See you there!




3 months ago
Welcome to the new TF2maps.net!
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We've been hard at work the past few months on a major site upgrade, and it's finally here! While things might look a bit different, rest assured all the TF2maps.net content you know and love is still here. While much of the transfer was seamless, this was a big move so we ask for your patience with anything that seems off while we work out the kinks.

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Localhost TF2 LAN TeamFortress Blog
3 months ago

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Competitive Team Fortress 2 is returning to LAN this weekend at Localhost TF2 LAN! Watch the best teams in North America - froyotech, Witness Gaming, Like A G6, (and more!) - as they battle for dominance of the region!


Catch the action on Saturday and Sunday, February 12-13, starting at 12:00pm PST, streamed live on b4nnyâs Twitch channel.


Find out more about how to attend, support and follow the tournament on the official event page.