how to watch SourceTV game demo (.dem) file??

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  1. (s2a) yahodahan

    (s2a) yahodahan L3: Member

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    :blushing:This is probobly a REALLY dumb question, but I can't figure out how to watch a SourceTV game recording (in particular, the ones from Saturday's Game Testing).

    If some kind soul could point me in the right direction...would be much appreciated :)

    Thank you!
     
  2. YM

    aa YM LVL100 YM

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    put the .dem file in the root of tf2's files (team fortress 2/tf/) and then load up tf2, hit shift+f2 and hit "load"
    Alternativly use the console and "playdemo <demoname>" once its in /tf/
     
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  3. DJive

    aa DJive Cake or Death?

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    Youme beat me but ill add anyways.

    How to watch OR Record a Demo TF2

     
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  4. MrAlBobo

    MrAlBobo L13: Stunning Member

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    place said demo here:
    \Program Files\Steam\steamapps\your-username\team fortress 2\tf

    go into tf2, open the console and type "playdemo demo-name"
    usually you can just start to type the name of the demo then a drop down will give you a list to select from


    EDIT: lolz at 3 responses in 5mins
     
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  5. l3eeron

    l3eeron L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    This is from memory so I could be off...

    1. Put the .dem in the right directory. The .dem maybe compressed, if so extract it, then place it here:

    c\programfiles\steam\steamapps\YOURACCOUNT\team fortress 2\tf

    2. Launch TF2, when the splash screen is up, instead of finding or creating a server, Press shift+F2 > click LOAD > Find your demo (assuming you placed it properly), then click play.

    3. Profit.


    Useful Links:

    http://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Demo_Recording_Tools

    http://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/SourceTV


    edit: OMG you guys are too fast!
     
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  6. (s2a) yahodahan

    (s2a) yahodahan L3: Member

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    :D thanks all!!