A Week of Love and Hate 3 – WINNERS!

Hi everyone! Just a quick 500-word announcement about this glorious week! It’s been a really nice week filled with tons of love and hate, and lots of conversation about video game maps. We’ve discussed hated classics like 2fort, we’ve looked at the superb design of Portal 2 maps, we’ve even looked at some weird as heck community maps. In the next few days, we’ll see a few more articles, aabicus’s least favourite L4D2 map, as well as my own stupid opinions on lovable and hate-able maps. Although we didn’t get a lot of entries (I understand, writing articles is hard),… [Continue Reading]

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Coming Soon – A Week of Love and Hate 3 – Even More SPUF

It’s that time of year again. After the supposedly love-filled month of February comes the dreary month of March, which can’t be asked to snap out of winter and become the prettiness of Spring. Spring is April’s thing, March couldn’t give a shit. But March is also the time for A Week of Love and Hate, Number 3. That’s right, the community-writing fun fest is here to annoy you all. For those of you who don’t know, A Week of Love and Hate is about people writing articles about things they absolutely, uh, love and hate. Then a week is… [Continue Reading]

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Contest Entry: Unturned (by Bacxaber)

Unturned is a zombie survival game where the player must aquire food/water, armour, weapons and supplies to craft things. The game was immediately appealing to me, given that it reminded me of the Blockhead series in terms of style. I was quite upset to learn about the food/water meters, as I find myself unable to enjoy my time playing such games whilst I have those problems constantly looming over my head. That said, I see why it’s there. There wouldn’t be much point to the game otherwise. You start off completely naked (literally, you don’t have pants) and you can… [Continue Reading]

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Riveting Reviews of Randomness – WINNERS!

I wouldn’t call Riveting Reviews of Randomness a huge success, but it’s definitely been fun, and the handful of reviews we’ve received have been pretty good. Well written. With pictures, just like I asked. We’ve got a week’s worth of articles thanks to you lot! It has been a pleasant change, playing games that we’ve been meaning to try for ages and perhaps clearing off our backlog. I still have a ton of unplayed games, but Dino D-Day was a pleasant change of pace and aabicus now feels far less guilty about not playing Lakeview Cabin Collection. Enough talking, you… [Continue Reading]

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A Week of Love and Hate 2

Hello everyone, and first off, happy mothers day to everyone. Particularly my mum. She’s awesome. This happy mothers day wish also includes, Heavy’s mum, Demoman’s mum and Scout’s mum. Maybe not Sniper’s mum though because she’s an alcoholic lunatic who is now sitting in a rocket in low orbit drinking herself to death while having left her son to die in a flooding city. That’s not really what we should be congratulating. Anyway, back to a week of love and hate! Ah, a week of love and hate. Last time round, for Valentines Day last year, we wrote about our… [Continue Reading]

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Coming Soon – A Week of Love and Hate 2

Well, we may have missed Valentines Day 2016, but you know what? We don’t need any commercial holidays. Love is eternal. It is everywhere. You can’t escape it. Oh also hate is eternal too. Aaaaanyway, do you remember that Valentines Day thing we did last year, a week of love and hate? I think it’s time to do another week! Last time round, we went over classes, writing about how much we loved or loathed the nine mercenaries of Team Fortress 2. This time though, I think it’s time that we expand. Or at least change the subject. Or something… [Continue Reading]

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The Saxxies are back again…

Oh hey, it’s the Saxxies again. And thank heavens they’ve made things a bit easier this time around. Well, kinda. There’s been a slight change in the rules. Short entries are still a minute long (otherwise they wouldn’t be short!) but the other categories have all been decreased to be 3 minutes long, down from 5 minutes. Anyone wishing to do a longer video has to enter in the Extended category, but the maximum is still 5 minutes. I can see why they’d lower this. Almost every entry last year pushed itself right up against that 5 minute mark, and… [Continue Reading]

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The Batman TF2 Workshop Contest

This article subject was chosen by thatusernameisaspy, one of the winners in the 900th Article Special. This time last year, we got a TF2 Workshop contest, in which people scrambled to make short shorts for Heavy and other related cosmetics in a Lara Croft item competition. In previous years, we’ve also had things like the Polycount contest and the Hat-Describing contest. But this year is the big one. The TF2 team were pleased to announce that they’d got the rights to make cosmetic items for BATMAN. Or, more precisely, the new Batman Arkham Night game that can’t make up its… [Continue Reading]

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900th Post Raffle Winners

Hiya everyone! Just popping by after today’s article to inform you of the winners of the raffle from our 900th post. I’ll be honest, I’m quite disappointed in the very low turn out. Thankfully SPUFers have the decency to see free stuff and enter. Redditers don’t seem to care unless it’s some sort of gimmick or video or something. Written articles rarely do well on r/tf2/ unless there’s pictures or real life stuff to go with it. I’ve written down all the names of everyone who entered. We only had 5 entries on Reddit, so there’s no point having 3… [Continue Reading]

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Lara Croft is Disappointed

A while back, the TF2 team announced a contest in which we were told to make promo items for the new Lara Croft game. The only stipulations were that it had to fit inside TF2, it had to be related to a Lara Croft game and it could not be Heavy in short shorts. On December 3rd, they announced the winners, and as good as they are, it’s left a bad taste in everyone’s mouths. Three items made it as promos and a few more were accepted, to be added to the Mann Co. store at a later date. The… [Continue Reading]

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