Steam Pipe

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I just tore you a new chimney, Smokey Joe!
The Soldier after seeing the Medic's new pipe

The Steam Pipe is a community-created cosmetic item for the Medic. It is a robotized version of the Nine-Pipe Problem, with the pipe now resembling a stove pipe. The Medic's glasses are also replaced by goggles-like eyewear, complete with glowing team-colored lenses.

The Steam Pipe was contributed to the Steam Workshop under the name "The 00111001-Pipe Problem".

Update history

May 17, 2013 Patch (Robotic Boogaloo)

  • The Steam Pipe was added to the game.

July 7, 2016 Patch (Meet Your Match Update)

  • [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.

Trivia

  • This item's name is a reference to SteamPipe, Steam's current content delivery system, which was integrated into Team Fortress 2 weeks prior to the item's addition.
  • In the workshop submission's name, the number 00111001 is the binary equivalent of the ASCII character 9, a reference to the Nine-Pipe Problem.
  • The description incorrectly spells "Nikola Tesla"'s name as "Nikolai Tesla".

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