Grockets

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by Omnomnick, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. Omnomnick

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    http://wiki.teamfortress.com/wiki/Grockets

    New crashed rocket models added to 2fort, Badwater and BarnBlitz after the 18th July 2011 update. They serve the same purpose as the static doves, only they're huge and they've crashed into the skyboxes. What could Valve be hinting this time? Discuss.

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  2. TheKieranator

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    I was gonna post this but you sir ninja'd me. :O

    What the hell are grockets for? They don't seem to have anything to do with Pyro, so that MtT vid is not likely.

    What could grocket be a portmanteau of?
    Crocket = crit + rocket
    Grocket = gray + rocket?
    Grocket = guy + rocket? (Guy Fawkes traveling through time)
    Grocket = Gabe + rocket? (Gabe Newell)

    Maybe it's got something to do with Poopy Joe (although I can't imagine what)
     
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  3. Omnomnick

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    G-man crash landed in the wrong universe.
     
  4. Micnax

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    Kerbal Space Program coming to Steam.

    Exclusive TF2 pilots for you to crash into the stratosphere.
     
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    Obviously it means Redstone's going official.
     
  6. Omnomnick

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    ^Well that's the best damn theory I've heard so far.

    Just behind "The Pyro is an Alien" and "Gman = Grocket"

    Might it have something to do with the final Shuttle flight recently? Maybe a space race themed TF2 storyline?

    EDIT: Ninja'd, get out of my way, maggot!
     
  7. Fr0Z3nR

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    Crealy Ckd's map, Gravel rocket, is going official next update.
     
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  8. TheKieranator

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    I looked up Gravel Rocket, but it was still in Alpha. Maybe I found the wrong one?
     
  9. Fr0Z3nR

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    It was a joke.
     
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  10. AgeNt_

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    maybe its the 10th class? they did have aliens in the old tf2...
     
  11. Wilson

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    Next thing we know civilian heavies start flooding from those rockets!
    This is not Valve's silly joke, this is an invasion!
     
  12. markcocjin

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    It's a teaser for Episode 3. Something to do with that rocket that they launched to stop the portal storm.
     
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    Lol wut
     
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    Don't you think it's weird how it's near to Valve conference in Germany?
     
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    Dont you mean 11th?

    (This is always going to be the 10th class for me: http://guarddog.50webs.com/)
     
  16. jpr

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    It means Crossroads is going official.










    I wish
     
  17. cyked

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    Valve hasn't let me publish any updated versions of gravelrocket since my contract now states that it's their property. Most of it was designed/tested in house under lock and key.

    EDIT: I've said too much
     
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    Well Comic Con is this week, and we know Valve will be present with Dota 2, maybe some link there or to another Valve release we haven't heard of yet? Or maybe even Episode 3...



    lol I wish.
     
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    [Valve do something]
    Public: EPISODE THREE?!?!?!?!
     
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  20. Omnomnick

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    We all know Valve have bought the Kerbal Space Program anyway. The Grockets were their attempts.