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The Meet Your Match Update was accompanied by a video. It shows RED team standing on. ("Meet the Engineer" text appears). (Cut to the Engineer sitting on his toolbox and playing 'More Gun' on his guitar. Next to him is. TF2 started with nine mercs, each with his own distinct personality. The first video in the series released in May , Meet the.
The guitar the Engineer uses has a steel bridge, which is uncommon for acoustic guitars. The campfire is actually a burning BLU Sniper. The Shotgun is visible throughout the video behind a crate, leaning on the side of the truck.
The kill counter is made out of the back of a Sentry Gun. Additionally, he is sitting in front of a truck with a BLU logo on it.
This implies that the truck, beer, and Intelligence were all stolen from a BLU base. However, when the Sentry Gun fires at the Sniper, a Soldier death sound is heard.
The Level 2 Sentry Gun appears to be ejecting Shotgun shells.
Despite a Sniper hand being thrown into view, the voice seems to sound much more like that of a Scout. On the hood of the truck, there is a Level 1 Sentry Gun that does nothing throughout the video.
End of the Line (video)
As the camera begins to zoom out at 1: This, however, is impossible in-game, as an Engineer can only build one Sentry Gun at a time, with the exception of disposable Sentry Guns in Mann vs. As the camera pans out from the Engineer at 1: The car is full of charred rubber ducks, covering a BLU bomb. Over in RED's base, Soldier is taking stock of the damages, checking over the residents of the orphanage, the kitten orphanage, and the kitten store.
Medic offers Heavy another game of chess.
Meet Your Match (video)
But during the game, Heavy's hesitation at making his first move causes Medic to angrily flip the table. The video ends with a shot of RED Sniper, still stuck in his van. Trivia BLU Sniper's pose at 0: Several of the cosmetic items seen in the video were released in the update. However, the RED Pyro's diving mask and rubber floaties This is a reference to the password "", which both teams use on their keypad locks in Meet The Spy and Expiration Date.
You can see the full note in the props Rebbaccus a modeller for the End of the Line released onto the Source Filmmaker Workshop. The Anvil Trading Company boxcar that Scout uncouples is seen around 4: Despite being labeled as "failed", it's still seen at the end of the video. Block signaling in the video is generally reasonable; but all of the green aspect block signals seen at 3: When the Scout climbs up to the top of the Sniper's van, he breaks one of the side-view mirrors, much to the annoyance of the Sniper.
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However, it is back in every shot after. The bomb key under the "Go Away" mat is likely a reference to some people leaving their house keys under their "Welcome" mats. The key used to open the bomb's disarm buttons is the End of the Line Keywhich is actually used to open the End of the Line Community Crates. The clips have their origins in audition scripts for the voice actors who played the likes of the Heavythe Sniperand the rest of the characters in the game.Meet the Spy
The first video in the series released in MayMeet the Heavy, is almost word-for-word what Valve used to cast actor Gary Schwartz. The video was made on the heels of a Portal video used to promote the personality of that game. After the first short was released, viewers praised both the quality of the animation and the humour of the script, likening it to productions by professional animation studios such as Pixar.
Due to this highly positive reception, Valve announced plans to release a Meet the Team video for each individual class in the game, with possible side-features for items and non-player characters such as Meet the Sandvich.
Developer Robin Walker has stated that the shorts "tie in to the strategy we have with TF2 of continually updating the service What the videos do is give ways for people who don't even have Team Fortress 2 yet to get some entertainment from the game.
And that may turn them into TF2 players and customers. Game writer Eric Wolpaw said creating the series "helped everyone on the team get a little bit more in tune with who that particular character was, so we just kept knocking them out and they kept on being popular".
An example of the series' influence on the design of the game was the Sandvich.