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Pyro Upgrade Dated and Meet The Sniper Released

Discussion in 'News' started by Evo, Jun 16, 2008.

  1. Que-Ever

    Que-Ever Newbie

    They promised a pyro update on thursday.
  2. GM)Paravin.

    GM)Paravin. Newbie

    In the official Steam news, they have written, that along with the Meet the Sniper, a website dedicated to the Pyro update will be launched.
  3. -Psy-

    -Psy- Walking round in women's underwear

    That's been moved to tomorrow. Probably because of huge strain been put on their servers at the moment. :p

  4. Cavalry

    Cavalry Guest

    Best of the Meet The_____ series thus far.
  5. kanaka

    kanaka Medic

  6. new pyro gun is in the video as well as a hint that Valve may bring back the citizen for VIP (bobblehead)
  7. Polaris

    Polaris Spy

    Yep mate, he really looked like VIP from TFC!
  8. CyberPitz

    CyberPitz Party Escort Bot

    I won't say it's the best 'Meet The' video, but damn if it wasn't AWESOME.
  9. best one in my book
  10. the video is a tough compeditor for meet the demoman
  11. LackingSaint

    LackingSaint Newbie

    Awesome. The music did it for me, as well as the psuedo-britishness of the Sniper (yes, I know he's australian, but he acts like a brit).
  12. Laivasse

    Laivasse Companion Cube

    Replaces Meet the Heavy as my favourite.
  13. Tagaziel

    Tagaziel Party Escort Bot

    Australians are exiled Brits.

    And yes, it was mofuggin' awesome, best one in my book. Some really good jokes in there.

    "Dad, uh, I'm a... not a crazed gunman dad, I'm an assassin!"
    "Well the difference bein', one's a job, the other mental sickness!"

    Also, noticed the jars of piss when he's waiting for his prey?
  14. Grizzly mentioned the jars of urine, so I'm gonna skip that and point out that the new pyro (primary/secondary...I'm thinking shotgun replacement...mainly because I don't think they will change the flamethrower that drastically(although I wouldn't mind really))weapon is showcased in this video... looks like we'll get an incendiary launcher of some sort.

  15. LackingSaint

    LackingSaint Newbie

    Be polite.
    Be efficient.
    Have a plan to kill everyone you meet.

    I like how Valve are opening up to the fact that maybe the Team are not just killing machines, just doing their job. Although the Sniper really seems like the only class so far who understands his actions.

    Anyone know which map the video is centred in? I don't recognise it.
  16. yup.

    I'm thinking it might be the shotty replacement... a single shot(then reload) version of the scouts scatter gun, and it lights anyone it hits on fire. or maybe a normal kinda shotty where crits will set people on fire instead of double damage.
  17. Tagaziel

    Tagaziel Party Escort Bot

    Possibly a new one, I don't recognize it either.
  18. Beerdude26

    Beerdude26 Party Escort Bot

    "I think his mate saw me."
    "YUP, he did"
  19. ellimanest

    ellimanest Newbie

    I think the part were he snipers the pyro is the beggining of goldrush, 3rd stage. The demoman bit is probably not from a map.
  20. ZachAttack

    ZachAttack Newbie

    The jars of piss kill me.

    Best one yet.
  21. Best one so far, and i absolutely loved the music.
    Can wait for the next one, whatever that will be.
    Lol, i just realised the sniper drives a camper, figures he would
  22. leib10

    leib10 Tank

    My new favorite.
  23. Irondude

    Irondude Guest


    Hello Civilian!
  24. Also, in the first few seconds you can see the Headshot Icon on the Road sign.
  25. TwwIX

    TwwIX Tank

    Harhar! They keep getting better. Give us an animated movie, Valve.
  26. saratos

    saratos Newbie

    Yeah, this is Pixar quality all the way. Also: WOOT FLAREGUN!

    Also: in the beginning level with the Demo, is that, by any chance, a custom map?
  27. Planetary

    Planetary Newbie

    They get better all the time. Won't bother repeating what everyone else has said, but there's only 3 left now! :(
  28. Chabo

    Chabo Spy

    Pretty sure they've said that the "Payload" maps are the replacement for Hunted, as it doesn't rely on a single player for the attacking team to win. I think the bobblehead was simply a nod to the citizen character.

    With the "I think his mate saw me" part, I liked the camera movement -- ie, handheld-style, as if a cameraman from a documentary series had to move QUICK.
  29. console download able content now!!!
  30. Lucid

    Lucid The Freeman

    I don't see them stopping their.

    They'll probably do a Red vs Blue type series.
  31. Blackthorn

    Blackthorn Newbie

    I thought I couldn't love Valve more than I already did, but my God they've done it again. If they were a woman I would not tell them how I feel every damn day.
  32. Que-Ever

    Que-Ever Newbie

    I can't decide which is funnier- the demoman getting the bottle in one eye, and that's where the eyepatch comes from, or him getting it in his one good eye.
  33. i think it was the one good eye
  34. Que-Ever

    Que-Ever Newbie

    I guess that's what leads to him uh, blindly shooting grenades off and falling into an explosion.
  35. His good eye. He lost the first one when he was 6.

    How? 4 words.

    Loch Ness Monster. Explosives.
  36. Que-Ever

    Que-Ever Newbie

    Actually, he lost it sometime after he went to university or something. He lost his adoptive parents when he was six.

    edit, checkit- A fierce temper, a fascination with all things explosive, and a terrible plan to kill the Loch Ness Monster cost the six year old Demoman his original set of adoptive parents. Later, back at the Crypt Grammar School for Orphans near Ullapool in the Scottish Highlands, the boy's bomb-making skills improved dramatically. His disposition and total number of intact eyeballs, however, did not.
  37. Hmmm...it never actually specifies when he lost it, so thats open to debate.
  38. Que-Ever

    Que-Ever Newbie

    believe what you will.

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