New weapons for medic revealed!

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by drp, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. drp

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    Wow, I for one like the direction the new medic weapons are taking. Sounds like they add more dimensions to the game.

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  2. PMAvers

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    They're also reporting that they got a list of Medic achievements from that party.

    http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/52249

     
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  3. YM

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    I think I am actually going to wet myself when these actually come out.

    Untill then my pants will remain quite dry I assure you
     
  4. kimangroo

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    Errr... isn't that what the normal syringe gun does?! It sure doesn't give health to enemies each time a syringe hits...

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  5. YM

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    no no no you've got it all wrong

    it steals the health from the enemy that the syringe hits and gives it to you (or someone else???)

    handy in a pinch, I'd definatly use this rather than the normal syringe gun
     
  6. kimangroo

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    Hahah, now I get it! That sounds like much more fun. Youme you should have written the valve release instead.

    Actually thinking about it that could be a really powerful weapon. I'm guessing they're not going to give a 1:1 health taken:given tradeoff, or they'll reduce the syringe rate of fire or something.
     
  7. R3dRuM

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    Its going to be whole teams of medics...
     
  8. PMAvers

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    I remember reading that it gives about 3 health per syringe that hits.

    EDIT: Also, GameTrailers TV (it's mentioned half-way through the preview) will be debuting "Meet the Scout" on their episode on Friday.
     
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  9. YM

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    Damn it pmavers! I was just about to say that, yeah the do 3 damage and give you 3 health I believe (per syringe)
     
  10. dirtyminuth

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    After Valve just reduced the effectiveness of multi-uebering? This is a clear indication of Valve both approving and disapproving of the tactic, and it's very contradictory.

    I'm not into this direction Valve is taking with TF2 (achievements to gain loadouts). Not that I won't try it out.
     
  11. YM

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    no not really, they nerfed it a bit to make it a tactic for the more advanced medic players, they know about it and could take it out completely if they wanted but they didn't they only wanted to make it more challenging and less overpowering (I've managed to uber 3 people at once, with 3 people ubered for 10 seconds thats an unstoppable push, now it would only be 5ish seconds so its more fair)
     
  12. dirtyminuth

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    I can see them reducing overall multi ueber time for balance reasons, that's fine. However, it's an advanced tactic whether it lasts 10 or 5 seconds. Balance aside, they've reduced the effective skill range of a medic by making multi uebering less effective. TF2 doesn't need to move toward the "one dimensional class" any further. New loadouts should alleviate this (requiring achievements to earn them, though, argh!)
     
  13. ZargonX

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    Gads... some of those achievements look incredibly tough. To me, anyway :p
     
  14. MrAlBobo

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    so drooling over the ubersaw...i literally play as medic to saw people :D

    hmm...there are like 6 really hard ones, a few that will just take a long time, but most seem easy enough

    on that note...someone I know is dead certain that this update will be out on the 20th...not sure how likely this is...but...they have been right before
     
  15. ChronoTriggerFan

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    Some of them are OK achievements, some are funny and easy (like the FYI I'm a medic... I do that almost every time i play tf2...) and some are really dumb, like the uber scout one. WHO UBERS A SCOUT first of all, second, they outrun the medic... gonna be a hard achievement...
     
  16. World Of Frisbee Crisis

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    I bet the people who have private servers are gonna cheat to get the new weapons. :p
     
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  18. A Boojum Snark

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    Yum, looks like I'll have a good motivator to play again!
     
  19. Jazz

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    I was just thinking that.

    Maybe this site should set up a server one night for everyone to get all the achievements easy.
     
  20. YM

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    I think the reall thing we should be discussing is this sentence here:

    NEW classes? NEW maptypes? it seems valve's plans are far from stopping the flow of new content for TF2