Replay Update

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This article is for content released in the update. For the patch itself, see May 5, 2011 Patch.
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The Replay Update was a major content update for Team Fortress 2 released on May 5, 2011 Patch.

The main feature of the Replay Update is the eponymous Replay tool, which allows a player to record his or her most recent life. The player can subsequently edit their replays to their heart's content and upload them to YouTube. In addition to the tool, a total of 13 new items were added to the game: A weapon, eleven cosmetic items, and an action item.

Additions

Replays

Main article: Replay

The Replay tool enables players to record their current life by pressing 'F6'; if waiting to respawn, pressing 'F6' will instead save the replay of the previous life. The clips can then be edited, rendered, and submitted to YouTube, all from within the game itself.

Weapon

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All Classes
Saxxy Saxxy
Notes Actually added in the June 8, 2011 Patch.

Cosmetic items

Team Captain Team Captain
Furious Fukaamigasa Furious Fukaamigasa
Hottie's Hoodie Hottie's Hoodie
Connoisseur's Cap Connoisseur's Cap
Large Luchadore Large Luchadore
Western Wear Western Wear
Ol' Geezer Ol' Geezer
Doctor's Sack Doctor's Sack
Crocleather Slouch Crocleather Slouch
Villain's Veil Villain's Veil
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All Classes
Frontline Field Recorder Frontline Field Recorder

Action items

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All Classes
Director's Vision Director's Vision

Early crafting reward

Although not officially announced, the Replay Update also introduced a reward for early crafters of newly released items. The first one hundred players to craft a new item will have the item's crafted number attached to the end of its name. Beyond the 100th craft, the attached numbers will not appear in-game, but will still show up in external backpack viewers due to the edition number being a new function within the backpack API.

Achievements

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That's A Wrap
That's A Wrap
Save your very first replay.


We Can Fix It In Post
We Can Fix It In Post
While watching a replay, press space bar to enter the editor.


Time For Your Close-Up, Mr. Hale
Time For Your Close-Up, Mr. Hale
Render a replay into a movie.


Star Of My Own Show
Star Of My Own Show
Spend some time editing a replay.

Reward: Director's Vision

Home Movie
Home Movie
Achieve 100 YouTube™ views for your movie.


Local Cinema Star
Local Cinema Star
Achieve 1,000 YouTube™ views for your movie.

Reward: Frontline Field Recorder


Indie Film Sensation
Indie Film Sensation
Achieve 10,000 YouTube™ views for your movie.


Blockbuster
Blockbuster
Achieve 100,000 YouTube™ views for your movie.

Update gallery

See also

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