Golden wrenches are going out, it seems

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by PL-7764, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. PL-7764

    PL-7764 L6: Sharp Member

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    ~5 minutes ago during a bout of tomfoolery on tr_walkway, the announcer shouted "Success!" accompanied by this message:

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    Something is happening...!

    (For the record, I was the only one on the server, so I don't know who that is - this seems to be some sort of globally-broadcast thing.)
     
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  2. theharribokid

    aa theharribokid

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    achievement_idle_goldenwrench will be made in 3....2....1....
     
  3. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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  4. UGLYdumpling

    UGLYdumpling L3: Member

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    saw one pop up in doublecross tonite - everyone in channel went "oooooooo!"
     
  5. Penguin

    aa Penguin Clinically Diagnosed with Small Mapper's Syndrome

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    shit got real.
     
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  6. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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    So who here thinks the wrenches are like Golden Tickets; they don't do anything on their own but whoever gets them is going to get a special prize when the update hits?

    Why else would they be dropping before the update even starts?
     
  7. Erich

    Erich L1: Registered

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    Too real. And the worst part is we don't know how to get them.
     
  8. Nineaxis

    aa Nineaxis Quack Doctor

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    Because I'm cool and bugged Robin about them, then he said "come play" and he enabled them.

    And said they aren't random.

    Then disabled them because apparently it's broke.
     
  9. goldenhearted

    goldenhearted L2: Junior Member

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    Made this two days ago...

    ENGIE WONKA:
    Hold your wrench
    Take your PDA
    Count to three

    Build with me
    And you'll be
    In a world of
    Innovative creations.
    Take a look
    And you'll see
    Into my new inventions.

    We'll begin
    With a spin
    Traveling in
    The world of my teleportation
    What we'll see
    Will defy
    Explanation

    If you want to a new sentry gun
    Simply pull a PDA and build it
    Anything you want to, do it
    Wanta upgrade the thing?
    There's nothing
    To it

    There is no
    Guy I know
    To compare with
    My unique inventions.
    Living there
    You'll be free
    If you truly wish to be

    If you want to feel paradise
    Simply build a dispenser and camp it.
    Anything you want to, do it.
    Wanta get some ammo?
    There's nothing
    To it

    There is no
    Guy I know
    To compare with
    My unique inventions.
    Living there
    You'll be free
    If you truly wish to be
     
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  10. Micnax

    aa Micnax I maek map

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    Is there anything you don't do that isn't hilarious or amazing?
     
  11. gamemaster1996

    gamemaster1996 L13: Stunning Member

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  12. Boylee

    aa Boylee pew pew pew

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    Apart from turning people into solid gold corpses?
     
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  13. gamemaster1996

    gamemaster1996 L13: Stunning Member

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    Right didn't see that.

    ________________

    Anyone seen this?

    The material file containing the kill notification icon also contains an encrypted message saying,
    "lek/NIxV HkQ6U RDB FXV/R s1Hefy yiY6t e76mmuL. So misJJ3k ivV9g Vy6X5 oepq sP7R/?"

    This text can be unencrypted with the key "saxtonhale", revealing the message,
    "Clearly here is more space than needed. I wonder what else was here?"
     
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  14. Terr

    aa Terr Cranky Coder

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    While I like how Valve tends to add new stuff and have surprises, I'm way past the place where the "keep the fan-base in the dark after already releasing or enabling something" is still amusing.
     
  15. HeaH

    HeaH L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    We are 100% gonna hear something later today

    (500th post!)
     
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  16. gamemaster1996

    gamemaster1996 L13: Stunning Member

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    I reckon so too. I can feel it calling in the air
     
  17. Mr.Late

    Mr.Late L7: Fancy Member

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    I guessed that engineer update is released today. We'll see!
     
  18. jpr

    aa jpr

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    Not random? Whew. That means I don't need to idle and that idlers don't have an advantage. Thumbs up valve
     
  19. Engineer

    aa Engineer

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    So I guess anyone could get this one. Even when they are not playing...?
     
  20. luxatile

    aa luxatile deer

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    So if it's not random... Are they given to people of certain significance? Although they are already giving community weapons like candy, so why would they :p

    Sorry, just random speculation.