One of the most popular online action games of all time, Team Fortress Classic features over nine character classes -- from Medic to Spy to Demolition Man -- enlisted in a unique style of online team warfare. Each character class possesses unique weapons, items, and abilities, as teams compete online in a variety of game play modes.
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Very Positive (55 reviews) - 85% of the 55 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (2,426 reviews) - 83% of the 2,426 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 1, 1999

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One of the most popular online action games of all time, Team Fortress Classic features over nine character classes -- from Medic to Spy to Demolition Man -- enlisted in a unique style of online team warfare. Each character class possesses unique weapons, items, and abilities, as teams compete online in a variety of game play modes.

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    Minimum: 500 mhz processor, 96mb ram, 16mb video card, Windows XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

    Recommended: 800 mhz processor, 128mb ram, 32mb+ video card, Windows XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

    Minimum: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3, 1GB RAM, 4GB Hard Drive Space,NVIDIA GeForce 8 or higher, ATI X1600 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection
    Minimum: Linux Ubuntu 12.04, Dual-core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz, 1GB Memory, nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeaon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1, 4GB Hard Drive Space, OpenAL Compatible Sound Card
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NutChyk
0.5 hrs
Posted: September 25
Product received for free
It's graphics are better than real life.
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aaronfranke
0.7 hrs
Posted: September 24
Very different from TF2 but still interesting.
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cwhitebot
0.7 hrs
Posted: September 24
Go play TF2, seriously.
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PaSsKeZz
3.1 hrs
Posted: September 22
pro gaming
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Noble | kickback.com
74.0 hrs
Posted: September 22
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Rize Kashimiro
0.2 hrs
Posted: September 22
Woaahhh
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Roasty My Toasty
1.5 hrs
Posted: September 21
I honestly don't think this game is even worth the $5.00 that it is. There is such little content to go along with the the fact that pretty much nobody plays it anymore. There are also some critical balance issues with some aspects of the game that are either horribly underpowred and horribly overpowered. One prime example of this is the GRENADES, please tell me why every class is allowed to use them. The grenade system is just broken in my opinion because of how spammable they are. I can see why they devs dropped this in TF2. Now I know I haven't played this game for very long AT ALL. But I can already see that it has some major issues that simply make it not worth the $5 it is.
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VACab
52.2 hrs
Posted: September 20
Great game
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
22 of 22 people (100%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 9
Team Fortress Classic is a precursor to TF2 a highly popular Hat Simulator made by valve, so let's take a step back and look at the first game in the series.

Team Fortress Classic is similar to all early valve multiplayer games and by that I mean, Counter Strike and Half Life Deathmatch. The gameplay is similar, but there is a different gameplay spin in each game. For example in Counter Strike you use real life weapons, in Half Life you use iconic weaponry from the games and in Team Fortress you have classes.

Classes range from a heavy who uses a mini gun, to a spy and a medic and many many more. All of them have different weaponry and all function differently on the field. Some weapons do more damage, but fire slower or vice versa. It all boils down to skill and it's really fun.

Gameplay wise, I only got the chance to try out Capture the Flag as it's the only server I found which still contains a nice amount of dedicated players which is nice. Other gamemodes have a few players, but the game is pretty much dead and I will get into that a bit later.

Graphically this is a mod of the Half Life game similar to Counter Strike, so a lot of the same assets and models are in this game. It's not aged well, but overall graphics are not the selling point for this game.

Gameplay is really fun, it's challenging and rewarding and it's general a really good gameplay design.

Now the only bad thing is a major problem with the game. It has a dying community and it's dying rapidly. I only found one server that had 13 people in total, while others only had 2 or no players. It's a dying game, but the people that play it, they are very dedicated players so you can get in touch with a community and get a game going.

Overall Team Fortress Classic is a fun game, is it as good as Team Fortress 2 ? No, not really. While I like the gameplay more in this game, I still think Team Fortress 2 is the better game.

Final Rating:
6/10

Pros:
+ In Depth Gameplay

Cons:
-Dying Community
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
1,526.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 9
It’s a game that is as remarkable today as it was 17 years ago. Net code so sharp you could cut yourself with it. A game engine that positively flies on any hardware from the last 10 years. It’s £4 at full price.

And it hasn’t got hats.

Team Fortress Classic @ ShemWorld
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
80.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 9
Really great! I played all 3 official TF games. The original TF from 1996, TFC, and TF2. Fun and unique experience. All 3 games are amazing in their own ways. Diverse maps, fun gameplay, etc. Highly recommend a try.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 12
This game aged as well as milk being left on a porch in Florida,






























































































for a good 17 years
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
55.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 20
Team Fortress Classic has to be one of the best Multiplayer games I have ever played. When I first played Team Fortress Classic and hopped into a server, I fell in love with. It`s much more fast paced, fair, and people actually work as a TEAM! Wow! The community of this game are very kind and welcome new players with open arms, unlike it`s "sequel". But anyways, for anyone who is looking for a very fun multiplayer shooter, then TFC is up your alley!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
17.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 27
this game is a classic. With the betting scene getting bigger, i cant wait for the future of this game and ESL tournys
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 27
For 1999, it was an amazing game, and it still is. I dont play much, but from what i have played it is very fun. I may prefer tf2 over tfc, but if you have a spare 5$ and are a tf2 fan, this is a must have.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 28
So awesome to play this game! Nostalgic!
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 28
Awkward, clunky, bad graphics - still better than modern day TF2

It's seriously cs:s but with a tf2 mod. Plus this means there's no tossers with hats.
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