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My Favourite Scam: Holiday Specials

My Favourite Scam: Holiday Specials 

Can I just say how much I love holiday promotions in video games?
I mean, sure, they’re silly, unnecessary, and often shallow ploys to draw in more players during vacation times. This ploy, however, is supremely effective, and I fall for it every time.

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Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Roundup

Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Roundup 

And so ends my Team Fortress 2 Mann vs Machine Survival Guide! Here’s a quick roundup of what I’ve learned:

I didn’t make it clear enough that this guide is supposed to give you my experience as a starting point – I’m not vouching for these loadouts as the best ever. They’re …

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Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Sniper

Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Sniper 

Sniper
Name: Mr. Mundy
Job: Sniper (It’s a good job)
Role: Support
Play If Your Team Has: An engineer and 2+ high damage-dealing classes
Best With: People on the frontlines to distract the robots
My Canteen: Critical Hit Boost
My Loadout: Stock sniper rifle, Jarate, Shahanshah

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Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Demoman

Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Demoman 

Demoman
Name: Tavish DeGroot
Job: House Cleaning
Role: Defense
Play If Your Team Has: Plenty of damage dealers
Best With: A heavy to distract while you back up to reload
My Canteen: Critical Hit Boost
My Loadout: Stock Grenade Launcher, Scottish Resistance, Scotsman’s Skullcutter

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Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Spy

Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Spy 

Spy
Name: Unknown
Job: Uncloak & Dagger
Role: Support
Play If Your Team Has: An engineer and 2+ high damage-dealing classes
Best With: Cannon fodder to distract while you stab
My Canteen: Critical Hit Boost
My Loadout: The Ambassador, The Cloak and Dagger, The Spy-Cicle
[Edit] My loadout is bad, and you should read this instead.

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Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Scout

Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Scout 

Scout
Name: Unknown (responds to “Big Deal”)
Job: Rapid Recovery (and hurting people)
Role: Offense
Play If Your Team Has: Good defense
Best With: Engineers with sentries
My Canteen: Critical Hit Boost
My Loadout: Force-A-Nature, Bonk!, Fan O’War

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Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Medic

Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Medic 

Medic

Name: Unknown (answers to “MEDIC” and “DOKTOR”)
Job: Doctor Assisted Homicide
Role: Support
Play If Your Team Has: An engineer and 2+ high damage-dealing classes
Best With: Any damage-heavy class (I prefer Heavy, because MvM is all about defense, but also compliments Pyros nicely)
My Canteen: Critical Hit Boost
My Loadout: Standard Medi Gun, Ubersaw, Blutsauger

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Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Soldier

Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Soldier 

Name: Unknown, known as “Mister Jane Doe”
Job: Shock & Awe (Teaching the Art of War)
Role: Offense
Play If Your Team Has: Fewer than 2 offense classes
Best With: n/a
My Canteen: Critical Hit Boost
My Loadout: Black Box, Buff Banner, Equalizer

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Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Engineer

Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Engineer 

Name: Dell Conagher
Job: Area Denial (Solving Practical Problems)
Role: Defense
Play If Your Team Has: No engineers
Best With: Other players
My Canteen: Building Upgrade
My Loadout: Frontier Justice, Wrangler, Southern Hospitality

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Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Heavy

Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Heavy 

Heavy
Name: Unknown (refers to self as “Heavy Weapons Guy”)
Job: Mow Down
Role: Defense
Play If Your Team Has: Other Players
Best With: Engineer or Medic
My Canteen: Übercharge
My Loadout: Brass Beast, Buffalo Steak Sandvich, Warrior’s Spirit

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