Arms Race 3

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by tf2.com, May 30, 2017.

  1. tf2.com

    tf2.com L10: Glamorous Member

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    Saddle up and put on your killing caps, because Arms Race wants to see what new, creative murder machines you can bring to the table! Boasting a number of contracts, each with their own prizes, this weapons design contest is sure to get your trigger finger itching. But don't wait too long, the deadline is July 31st at 8pm UTC. Click here to learn about prizes, entry and more.

    Read on the TF2 Blog...
     
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  2. Messing Around

    Messing Around L2: Junior Member

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    holy cow, MVM and now this?
     
  3. Nicky

    aa Nicky Rotten Tops

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    Don't forget the detail contest as well!
     
  4. Asd417

    aa Asd417 L1: Registered

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    WHY DOES EVERY CONTESTS NEED TO HAVE SAME DEAD LINE
     
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  5. Asd417

    aa Asd417 L1: Registered

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    I like how they've put a countdown timer just like this site does. It makes me feel like I have such a small time.
     
  6. Freyja

    aa Freyja But why?

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    Payload carts are an allowed entry. Will probably do one of those so the mapping community can make use of it too.
     
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  7. Kobolite

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  8. Asd417

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    Not sure how payload cart is in support category...
     
  9. Messing Around

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    it helps you blow the enemy's base up
     
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  10. Bogdy

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    Fun fact: Wircea (the guy whose guide is linked in the first answer of the FAQ) is collaborating with me for the MvM contest.

    We thought it was a hilarious coincidence.
     
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  11. Asd417

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    Someone should make a weapon called Mcguffin for Demoman which does nothing different from his standard weapon but looks x10 times cooler.
     
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  12. Messing Around

    Messing Around L2: Junior Member

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    Big Chew chew ?
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  13. Infomaniac

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    If only I could model
     
  14. Pocket

    aa Pocket When all you have is Hammer...

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    There's no way I'm going to be able to learn weapon design, modeling, and TF2 style texturing in that time so I'm just gonna throw this idea out here for free: a stickybomb launcher called the Dead Man's Switch, which removes the ability to detonate in mid-air and reduces damage per bomb but also causes every active bomb to detonate with full force if the Demoman dies instead of harmlessly disappearing. (Any that are in the air at that moment will detonate the moment they hit the ground.)
     
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  15. Crowbar

    aa Crowbar perfektoberfest

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    What if the demoman gets dead to his bombs? Do they explode with full force or not?
     
  16. Erk

    aa Erk

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    Since we're throwing out wild ideas;

    "The Marauders Minaudière "

    Replaces secondary with a balloonicorn 2nd grader's back-pack filled with propane tanks and it gives +50% more Primary Ammo for the pyro. This could help players using the phlog as well as any other flamethrower while also sacrificing the puff and sting strategy.
     
  17. Pocket

    aa Pocket When all you have is Hammer...

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    Not sure what you mean; if he hit the detonate button and blew himself up, there aren't going to be any bombs left over.
     
  18. Mikroscopic

    aa Mikroscopic

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    Cool ideas but stats are something only valve can handle, we need to know what these weapons would look like.
     
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  19. bobotype

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    Handing out free ideas:

    * http://www.podcastmcq.org/code/medias/images/gp/mcq-96-1807-fourche.jpg Pitchfork for Soldier

    * https://img1.etsystatic.com/000/0/5317736/il_570xN.206569591.jpg A combined Vacuum cleaner and leafblower for Pyro

    * http://media.comicbook.com/uploads1/2015/04/joker-bang-gun-129572.jpg Disguise attack mimicking-gun for Spy

    * http://imgur.com/uzdSqV1 Medieval PDA for Engineer

    * https://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.ne...Bio_tfc.png/revision/latest?cb=20090807171947 Disease-transmitting Bioweapon from Team Fortress Classic

    * https://image.invaluable.com/housePhotos/profilesinhistory/23/572123/H3257-L78857773.jpg Harpoon gun for Heavy

    * http://www.seaforces.org/wpnsys/SURFACE/Mk-32-SVTT_DAT/Mk-32-torpedo-tubes-036.jpg Torpedo launcher for Heavy

    * https://image.shutterstock.com/z/stock-vector-cowboy-with-lasso-77876974.jpg Lasso or just "rope" for Engineer

    * http://s146.photobucket.com/user/theclencher/media/magnet.jpg.html Giant magnet for Engineer and/or Spy

    * http://14544-presscdn-0-64.pagely.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/gyrojet_pistol.jpg Gyrojet pistol that fires EXPLODING BULLETS would suit Engineer or Scout nicely

    * http://retrothing.typepad.com/.a/6a00d83452989a69e201156f86941a970c-600wi Star Trek Tricorder for Engineer

    * https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/a6/b7/bc/a6b7bc239cb283df2fa49675ebb6e380.jpg A monster-making kit for Medic

    * http://www.armscontrolwonk.com/images/1044.jpg Suitcase bomb for Spy

    * http://www.digicamhistory.com/Argus Autronic_I.jpg A camera for Spy

    * http://www.tbotech.com/images/thumbnails/465/465/detailed/1/pen-knife.jpg Concealed pen blade for Spy

    * http://www.theswordsclub.org/images/weapon_epee_belgian.jpg Fencing sword for Spy
     
  20. Nebula Dragon

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    Blast your eyes, why are so many great gaming things happening in the middle of my exams! Dear god Valve, do not release the Pyro Update now!

    But nevermind, thankfully my exams end well before the deadline. I've come up with an idea for a medigun, only problem is that I'm pretty sure I've seen it before somewhere. Only I can't find it. I do not want to spend a lot of time working only to find my idea's taken, so I need to ask the community if it already exists:

    Is there already a model for a sort of 'double medi-gun'. That is, two mediguns attatched as one, so it were. I think I remember seeing it before, but as I said, I can't find it. So has anyone here seen such a thing? And if so, I'll need a link. If not, please don't steal it (sorry to be paranoid).