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'''Team Fortress 2 Wiki''' or '''TF2 Wiki''' was created by [[User:Nos|Nos]] in October 2007.  The goal of this Wiki is to provide Team Fortress 2 players with information that they will find useful when playing the game.
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'''Team Fortress Wiki''' (formally and founded as '''TF2 Wiki''') was created by [[User:Nos|Nos]] in October 2007. Its goal is to provide ''[[Team Fortress 2]]'' players with information that they will find ''useful'' to further their understanding of the game.
  
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In June 2010, the Wiki and its content were moved to a new server hosted by Valve and became the official wiki for the ''Team Fortress'' series of games, covering everything related to ''Team Fortress 2'' and its older siblings – ''[[Team Fortress Classic]]'' and ''[[Team Fortress]]''.
  
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The Wiki is divided into two sections, ''[[Main Page|Team Fortress 2]]'' and ''[[Main Page %28Classic%29|Team Fortress Classic]]''.
  
===What is a wiki?===
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==== What is a wiki? ====
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See Wikipedia's article on the definition of a "[[w:wiki|wiki]]".
  
For the main wikipedia article on what is a wiki please see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki here]
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:''A wiki is a website that allows the creation and editing of any number of interlinked web pages via a web browser using a simplified markup language or a WYSIWYG text editor. Wikis are typically powered by wiki software and are often used collaboratively by multiple users. Examples include community websites, corporate intranets, knowledge management systems, and note services. The software can also be used for personal notetaking.''
  
:''A wiki is a collection of web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content, using a simplified markup language. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites. For example, the collaborative encyclopedia Wikipedia is one of the best-known wikis.''
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== How to get started and where to find things ==
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* The links found on the left under 'Navigation' will help you navigate your way around the wiki.
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* First, check out the [[main page]]. It tells you what is new and has useful links.
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* Second, try the search box! It is quite useful, although you could always search within the wiki using Google.  
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* Third, if you are bored, you could always check out [[Special:Random|a random page]]!
  
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== How to edit ==
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This is a wiki, a cooperative and informative website that ''anyone'' can edit to make it better.
  
==How to get started and Where to find things==
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To edit a page, you have to first [{{fullurl:Special:Userlogin|returnto={{FULLPAGENAMEE}}}} sign in], or if you haven't created an account yet, [{{fullurl:Special:Userlogin|type=signup}} create one]. Then proceed to press the edit button at the top of a section.
  
*Those links on the left under "Navigation" are the way to find your way around.
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Team Fortress Wiki, like Wikipedia, utilizes the wiki markup to format a page. For example, entering any text between two equal signs creates a title. Wikipedia has a [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Cheatsheet|cheat sheet]] designed to help newcomers. You should also check out the [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Tutorial|tutorial]] for the very basics.
*First check out the [[Main Page]], it tells you what's new and has useful links.
 
*Try the search box! It is quite useful you can always search within this site using google here
 
*The [[TF2 Wiki:Community Portal|community portal]] is where we all get together and have a chat! This has some good interwebsite links.
 
*If you are bored you can always check out [[Special:Random|a random page]]
 
  
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We also have a [[Help:Style guide|style guide]] which you should follow. It has guidelines on the way you should format pages.
  
==How to edit==
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=== Resources ===
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;Wiki markup
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* [[Help:Editing]]
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* [[w:Wikipedia:Cheatsheet|Cheatsheet]] on Wikipedia
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* Editing [[w:Wikipedia:Tutorial|tutorial]] on Wikipedia
  
This is a wiki which is a collaboration of pages that ''anyone'' can edit to make it better.
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;Translation
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* [[Help:Language translation]]
  
To edit a page you have to first [http://tf2wiki.net/w/index.php?title=Special:Userlogin&returnto=TF2_Wiki sign in], or if you haven't created an account yet, [http://tf2wiki.net/w/index.php?title=Special:Userlogin&type=signup click here].
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;Other
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* [[Help:Contents]]
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* [[metawikipedia:Help:Contents|Help:Contents]] on Wikimedia's Meta-Wiki
  
TF2 Wiki, like wikipedia, uses a special "Language" to create formatting, for example putting "==" either side of some text makes it into a title. For more "codes" like this to create formatting wikipedia has a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Cheatsheet cheat sheet] for the basics or [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Tutorial a tutorial] for the very basics.
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== Where to get help ==
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* [irc://irc.freenode.net/tfwiki #tfwiki] – Our IRC channel ([[Team Fortress Wiki:IRC|how to connect]]).
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* [[Team Fortress Wiki:Discussion]] – Our main discussion page.
  
We also have a [[Help:TF2 Wiki style guide|manual of style]] which you should follow, this gives guidelines on the way you should format pages
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== Who are the people in charge? ==
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This site is operated by volunteers from the ''Team Fortress 2'' community. Valve's direct involvement in the day-to-day running of the site is minimal apart from a [[Team Fortress Wiki:Terms of Use|Terms of Use]] policy which all contributors must adhere to.
  
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See [[Help:Group rights|Group rights]] for a complete list of users with elevated privileges.
  
==Where to get help==
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== Site statistics ==  
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These are just a few pages listing facts and statistics about this site:
  
Almost everyone here will be willing to offer you help! You just need to ask right! ^^
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* [[Special:Mostrevisions|Most edited]],
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* [[Special:Fewestrevisions|Least edited]],
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* [[Special:Mostlinked|Most linked]],
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* [[Special:Statistics|Or see even more here.]]
  
The main place to get help is to click here: [[Help:Contents]]
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== Trivia ==
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* Team Fortress Wiki became an official wiki of Valve on June 30, 2010 and is part of the unofficial [[Valve Wiki Network]].<ref>[http://www.tf2.com/post.php?id=4009 TF2 Official Website – Listen!]</ref>
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* Entering the Konami Code without start ({{Key|Up}}, {{Key|Up}}, {{Key|Down}}, {{Key|Down}}, {{Key|Left}}, {{Key|Right}}, {{Key|Left}}, {{Key|Right}}, {{Key|B}}, {{Key|A}}) on your keyboard anywhere on this wiki will trigger an Easter egg wherein the BLU Spy saps the 'Team Fortress 2 Official Wiki' logo that is found at the top of the sidebar on the left of this page. The Engineer proceeds to say "Spy's sappin' my wiki!" Wrench sounds are heard, and the Sapper is eventually removed. The Engineer then says "Much obliged, pardner." This Easter egg can be triggered on mobile by swiping Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right on the touchscreen then tapping the screen three times.
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* A [https://tcrf.net/Shantae:_Half-Genie_Hero_(Windows)#Risky_Boots_.28boss_risky.pak.29 modified version] of the [[:File:Sticky proj red.png|stickybomb image uploaded to the Wiki]] is hidden on the game files for the game Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, mostly likely used as a placeholder sprite before a proper one was made to that game.
  
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== Gallery ==
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<gallery>
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File:News item 2010-07-01 Official Wiki Opens!.png|In-game announcement of the Wiki's launch
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</gallery>
  
==Who are the people in charge?==
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== See also ==
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* [[Team Fortress]]
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* [[Team Fortress 2]]
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* [[Team Fortress Classic]]
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* [[Team Fortress Wiki:IRC|Team Fortress Wiki – IRC]]
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* [[Team_Fortress_Wiki:Wiki_Birthday|Team Fortress Wiki – Wiki Birthday Update]]
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* [[Wiki Cap]]
  
===Bureaucrats===
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== External links ==
These are the bosses; they have ultimate power ~ i.e. don't mess with them. The current Bureaucrats are:
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* [steam://connect/tf2.biringa.com Official TF Wiki TF2 server]
*[[User:Nos|Nos]]
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* [https://twitter.com/OfficialTFWiki Official TF Wiki Twitter page]
*[[User:Smashman|Smashman]]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/officialtf2wiki Official TF2 Wiki YouTube channel]
*[[User:Wilsonator|Wilsonator]]
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* [https://web.libera.chat/?#tfwiki Team Fortress Wiki IRC channel webchat]
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* [https://steamcommunity.com/groups/OTFWiki Team Fortress Wiki Steam group]
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* [steam://friends/joinchat/103582791431178982 Team Fortress Wiki Steam group chat room]
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* [https://steamcommunity.com/groups/OTFWiki/rss Team Fortress Wiki Steam group RSS feed]
  
===Admins===
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== References ==
These have almost absolute power. They include:
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*[[User:Aurora|Aurora]]
 
*[[User:WanderingFox|WanderingFox]]
 
 
 
===Others===
 
There are also others who have more power than normal users [[TF2 Wiki:Administrators|see here]] for a full list
 
 
 
 
 
==Site statistics==
 
These are just a few quick facts about this site:
 
 
 
*[[Special:Popularpages|The most frequently visited pages]]
 
*[[Special:Mostrevisions|Most edited]]
 
*[[Special:Fewestrevisions|Least edited]]
 
*[[Special:Mostlinked|Most linked]]
 
*[[Special:Statistics|Or see even more here]]
 
 
 
 
 
==See also==
 
*[[User:Nos]]
 
  
 
[[Category:Main]]
 
[[Category:Main]]
 
[[Category:Every page]]
 

Latest revision as of 08:12, 12 July 2021

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Team Fortress Wiki (formally and founded as TF2 Wiki) was created by Nos in October 2007. Its goal is to provide Team Fortress 2 players with information that they will find useful to further their understanding of the game.

In June 2010, the Wiki and its content were moved to a new server hosted by Valve and became the official wiki for the Team Fortress series of games, covering everything related to Team Fortress 2 and its older siblings – Team Fortress Classic and Team Fortress.

The Wiki is divided into two sections, Team Fortress 2 and Team Fortress Classic.

What is a wiki?

See Wikipedia's article on the definition of a "wiki".

A wiki is a website that allows the creation and editing of any number of interlinked web pages via a web browser using a simplified markup language or a WYSIWYG text editor. Wikis are typically powered by wiki software and are often used collaboratively by multiple users. Examples include community websites, corporate intranets, knowledge management systems, and note services. The software can also be used for personal notetaking.

How to get started and where to find things

  • The links found on the left under 'Navigation' will help you navigate your way around the wiki.
  • First, check out the main page. It tells you what is new and has useful links.
  • Second, try the search box! It is quite useful, although you could always search within the wiki using Google.
  • Third, if you are bored, you could always check out a random page!

How to edit

This is a wiki, a cooperative and informative website that anyone can edit to make it better.

To edit a page, you have to first sign in, or if you haven't created an account yet, create one. Then proceed to press the edit button at the top of a section.

Team Fortress Wiki, like Wikipedia, utilizes the wiki markup to format a page. For example, entering any text between two equal signs creates a title. Wikipedia has a cheat sheet designed to help newcomers. You should also check out the tutorial for the very basics.

We also have a style guide which you should follow. It has guidelines on the way you should format pages.

Resources

Wiki markup
Translation
Other

Where to get help

Who are the people in charge?

This site is operated by volunteers from the Team Fortress 2 community. Valve's direct involvement in the day-to-day running of the site is minimal apart from a Terms of Use policy which all contributors must adhere to.

See Group rights for a complete list of users with elevated privileges.

Site statistics

These are just a few pages listing facts and statistics about this site:

Trivia

  • Team Fortress Wiki became an official wiki of Valve on June 30, 2010 and is part of the unofficial Valve Wiki Network.[1]
  • Entering the Konami Code without start (, , , , , , , , B, A) on your keyboard anywhere on this wiki will trigger an Easter egg wherein the BLU Spy saps the 'Team Fortress 2 Official Wiki' logo that is found at the top of the sidebar on the left of this page. The Engineer proceeds to say "Spy's sappin' my wiki!" Wrench sounds are heard, and the Sapper is eventually removed. The Engineer then says "Much obliged, pardner." This Easter egg can be triggered on mobile by swiping Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right on the touchscreen then tapping the screen three times.
  • A modified version of the stickybomb image uploaded to the Wiki is hidden on the game files for the game Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, mostly likely used as a placeholder sprite before a proper one was made to that game.

Gallery

See also

External links

References