Why the Heavy Failed

The Heavy arguably represents the most argued aspect of TF2, perhaps only next to the mutilated pile of animal bones that may have once been the random critical horse. From Xxx360tommy420 to ESEA invite players, Heavy has been called overpowered, boring, painful to fight against,  painful to play, and many more terms that may not pass the pink hearts filter. So why is heavy so, for the lack of better terms, broken? At the stock level, Heavy appears to be a kind of anti-scout. Sustained rather than burst damage, cripplingly slow speed rather than mobility, track rather than twitch, the… [Continue Reading]

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