Posted on May 14, 2009,

TF2 Sniper Update Day 3

TF2 Sniper Update 3

I can hear a thousand spies screaming “bloody hell” right now…

Valve have updated the official Team Fortress 2 website and bestowed upon its lowly internet masses knowledge of the next upgrade (downgrade?) to the Sniper class for its eccentric, yet lovable, multiplayer first person shooter Team Fortress 2. From today’s update to the website, it looks like the ol’ Aussie is getting a Spy countermeasure of sorts. Valve explain best:

    (Introducing) The Razorback

    “The Razorback is a beautiful hand-carved tribal shield, built using indigenous techniques passed from father to son since before recorded time. Sometimes the old ways really are the best ways. And after using the Razorback in the field, we quickly discovered this was not one of those times.

    All the tribal craftsmanship in the world, it turns out, cannot stop a modern butter knife. So we taped a car battery to it. Sure, the added weight of the redesigned Razorback’ll slow you down a little. But any poor sap dumb enough to backstab you while you’re sporting one is getting a surprise to the tune of 10,000 volts. Plus, if they want to stab you again, they’ll have to wait until their knife cools down. Which is lucky for you, since the Razorback collapses into a million finely crafted pieces after a single stab.”

Fragile or not, I hope whomever manufactured that thing didn’t skimp on the insulation material to protect the person wearing it. Ouch!

We’re just a few days away from gettin’ the goods, mate!

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1 Comment on TF2 Sniper Update Day 3

Shyfty

On May 14, 2009 at 10:30 pm

Oooh. Now if it only disabled their scripts too, that would be win.

Thats right you, scripting Spys, you suck.