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Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by Gus, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. Gus

    Gus L1: Registered

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    Most of you probably already knew that, but for the ones that didn't:
    http://www.teamfortress.com/gray/

    Link can be found by clicking in the bloodstain below "F" in Free to Play, in the tf2.com

    Also here's the SPUF thread for the interested ones: http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2865809

    I personally think that this has to do with halloween update.

    ...

    Update!
    Now a second bloodstain in the Free To Play thingy leads to this:
    http://www.teamfortress.com/mannwill/
    Also some carrier tanks were added to some of the skyboxes:
    http://wiki.teamfortress.com/wiki/Carrier_tank
    And you can equip the capacitor as a misc and if you high five with someone else with it you it shows a chat joke and it's something related to MD5 hashes.

    Edit: Example of one "joke":
    "Did you hear the story from 1481 where Madame Dixie, Rocket Jumper, Map Stamps, Tyrant's Helm, Sultan's Ceremonial, Prairie Heel Biters, Idiot Box, Tough Guy's Toque, Righteous Bison, Phlogistinator, and the Administrator walked into a bar?"

    Looks like the items and the date appear randomly, just the "and the Administrator walked into a bar" is always the same.

    2nd edit: Undocumented changes:
    Updated my avatar
     
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2012
  2. tyler

    aa tyler snail prince, master of a ruined tower

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    I like this lore update a lot.

    I like that Zeph's wife is related to Charles Darling.

    Also someone had a theory on Facepunch that the Soldier's robot costume was a reference to TOBOR, which if true, would mean the last 3 Halloween updates have been leading to this

    I think he's probably right and this is turning into the Halloween update

    I also like that this is clearly who the third life extending machine is for.
     
  3. GPuzzle

    GPuzzle L9: Fashionable Member

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    Okay, we have three differents Halloween Updates, with the Soldier robot costume on the last one, the first and the second being related to Silas Mann and Zepheniah Mann, not in order, the TOBOR_training_texture1 being recently readded to the game, the TO-BOR thing on Foundry, the photos and the map on Doomsday and Foundry, and the Engineer Update Comic, Loose Cannon. This might be leading to a robot training battlefield... Sounds interesting...
    EDIT: I've found out that one of the Senators who interviewed Saxton Hale on the Poopy Joe death was called Mitchell Gray. This is leading to something beyond us...
    The Poopy Joe files are more than just something fun, non-canon about Poopy Joe... We also have the photo with the third man missing... Also the Soldier can thing on Pyromania... It's something beyond our capability of doing such things... Those are dreams of sustained cruelty...
     
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  4. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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    One could argue that teasers for this have been around ever since the game was released, with the presence of "Gray Gravel Co" signs in some of the official maps.
     
  5. The Asylum

    aa The Asylum

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    Halloween update, huh?

    RED and BLU team up to fight the zombie team GRY (Ghastly Reanimated Yowlers)
     
  6. GPuzzle

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    And then... What happens? I remember seeing an eagle in a Saxton Hale comic... Oh, this is going to be fun.
     
  7. Gus

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    Yay! Another update! Second bloodstain in the Free To Play thingy leads to this:
    http://www.teamfortress.com/mannwill/
    I couldn't read it yet, this font is hard to read.
    Also these were added to some of the skyboxes:
    http://wiki.teamfortress.com/wiki/Carrier_tank

    And also you can equip the capacitor as a misc and if you high five with someone else with it you it shows a chat message and it's something related to MD5 hashes. Will seek for more info, and update the OP.
     
  8. TheKieranator

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  9. Turbo Lover

    aa Turbo Lover Fight me under Glasgow Central Station

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    EDIT: Damn you Kieranator and your ninja ways.
     
  10. GPuzzle

    GPuzzle L9: Fashionable Member

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    Holy motherfucking god... And now we discovered why BLU and RED fight over Gravel Pit! They think gravel power engines! If there was a rate for stupidity, they would be side to side to the number of hats we have now.
     
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    aa Tekku

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    aa Yacan1 D I G I T A L I N F L U E N C E R

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    This is all so very exciting.
     
  14. tyler

    aa tyler snail prince, master of a ruined tower

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    It's because equipping the capacitor and doing a high five taunt gives you an md5 hash that can sometimes point to a zip file in the tobor directory.
     
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  15. theharribokid

    aa theharribokid

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  16. The Asylum

    aa The Asylum

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    It's good to know that I was (sort of) right.