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Team Fortress 2 gets creative with A Tale of Two Cities and the Saxxy Awards

by Han Cilliers (Lola)  Posted Monday, December 02, 2013 12:13:00 PM

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Who remembers the novel, "A tale of two cities" by Charles Dickens? Well, the creative (yet unstable) minds at Team Fortress decided it needed a sequel. What could possibly go wrong? 

Everything.

If you find that news to upsetting, then just skip it and move towards the 2013 Saxxy Awards. It will blow your eyeballs out.

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It was the best of times...it was the worst of times

A Tale of Two Cities pits tow cities against each other, Manhattan vs Rottenburg. Manhatten is filled with the Steel Horde, protecting the manufacturing arm of Saxton Hale's boutique Mhank√∂ line (whatever can that be?!)  Rottenburg (it seems) is filled with Mad Medics.

Players can expect the usual pushing-the-envelope weapon and apparel upgrades.


Check out the complete update notes for for A Tale of Two Cities Manhattan here and Rottenburg here.

The Third Annual Saxxy Awards

If you've never seen a film from Saxxy Awards then your life is incomplete. Films range from comedy, to action to downright insane. They should all come with a health warning because you might just die from laughter. All the submissions were made by fans of Team Fortress 2, using Source Filmmaker.

So call  a medic, and check out the winners of the 2013 Saxxy Awards.

Lil' Guardian Pyro, overall winner by Brent Kennedy

Crackpot, best short finalist by MaxOfS2D

A second visit into the mind of your favorite pyromaniac, brought to you by the collaboration of eighteen TF2 fanatics.

Disruption, best comedy by FineLeatherJackets¬∑

Chinatown Getaway, best action by Hypo

Till Death Do Us Part, best drama by Lozeng3r

Source: Team Fortress 2

Remember that Team Fortress 2 is free-to-play, and MWEB GameZone runs a host of local servers for your gaming pleasure. You can download it HERE for PC or Mac.

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