Team Fortress 2 beginner's guide

The noob's guide to Team Fortress 2, part three

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Team Fortress 2 is now free, so everyone with a Steam account owns it. If you haven't played before, it can be an intimidating, hat-riddled game. So we're hastily putting together a guide for absolute beginners.

Yesterday we talked about how to get weapons and hats, and on Friday we took you through which classes to start with and how all the modes work. Today we'll go through the basics of all the nine classes, and how to find out more about their weirder variations.


The noob's guide to Team Fortress 2, part two

Tom Francis at

Team Fortress 2 is now free, so everyone with a Steam account owns it. If you haven't played before, it can be an intimidating, hat-riddled game. So we're hastily putting together a guide for absolute beginners.

Yesterday we took you through which classes to start with and how all the modes work. Today we'll tell you why that man has an octopus on his head and how you too can unlock a sandwich.


The noob's guide to Team Fortress 2, part one

Tom Francis at

Team Fortress 2 is now free, so everyone with a Steam account owns it. If you haven't played before, it can be an intimidating, hat-riddled game. We thought it'd be useful for us to tell you what you need to know to start having fun. But we thought that at 5pm on a Friday, so we've only got the very basics ready so far. We'll add to this over the weekend, but here's how the game modes work, and which classes you should play first.

Update:part two is now up, covering how you get new items.