What if Pyro had a shotgun primary?

This article is dedicated to Yert, one of the winners of the 900th Article raffle. What’s so interesting about the Pyro is that he’s a dedicated short-range class in a midrange game. Flamethrower, Shotgun, and Fire axe are all heavy hitters up close but rapidly run out of steam the further away your opponent is, and that’s kinda weird in a game where most secondaries are designed to fill a niche where the primary weapon is weaker. But that leaves open the tantalizing possibility of replacing the Flamethrower with an incendiary shotgun of some sort. Pyrophoricity Level 1 Incendiary Shotgun… [Continue Reading]

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