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How do i acquire equipable items in Team Fortress 2?

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You can acquire them via "random drops" which drop items accoring do your playtime    using a very, VERY COMPLICATED equation, so the more you play the more items you will get.

you can also get items from buying them from the Mann Co. store. A store inside TF2 where you can buy items such as hats, weapons and paints by using real money from the "Steam Wallet"

You can also get items from pre order bonuses from purchasing games from the steam store.

You can get items from completing various milestones within a class, which are earned by completing several achievements for that class. there are 3 milestones per class.

In additon, you can "craft" items from scrap metal, refined metal, or reclaimed metal, which is created from "breaking down items" this can be very costly because breaking down 2 weapons gives you only 1 scrap metal, 3 of which is needed to create refined metals, and 3 of those are needed to create a refined metal. I would not suggest crafting  until you have played a long time and stocked up on extra items.

You can also get items from Mann Co. Crates, these crates are also random drops but require a key (purchased from the Mann. Co. Store) to open it, revealing somewhat rare items, and if you're lucky an ultra rare item. such as a glowing hat

Lastly, you can acquire items through trading with other players. so if you have a friend who has an extra item that they dont need you can ask them to give it to you for free, but usually you will have to have something of you own to trade as well, people just arent very nice people sometimes haha
answered 12 years ago by HossDelgado Journeyman (651 points)   5
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You do 3 things to get items in Team Fortress 2:

1. You can buy them at the store for real money

2. You can complete the class-specific achievements for items (weapons only)

3.You have a random chance to find them while just normally playing the game.
answered 12 years ago by Killercheese Mercenary (1,262 points)   2 13
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I don't personally play TF 2, but you can acquire items by completing various achievments or buying them in the game store.
answered 12 years ago by llamaz Mercenary (1,017 points)   1 1 5
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Random chance after death to receive an item or you can purchase them.

You an also break them down and make the ones you're missing.
answered 12 years ago by shoricsmat Grandmaster (12,671 points)   6 11 46
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By completing achievement milestones for each class or by the random drops that take place during the week.  They drop somewhere between 15-60 minutes of playtime and around 7-10 items a week, not including crates.
answered 12 years ago by snillor2004 Initiate (317 points)   2
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The easiest way is to go into games that are made just to AFK through and boost your time in game, to get those extra items. But really, if you're playing a lot, you should be able to get most of what you want.
answered 12 years ago by Zee_n1 Journeyman (618 points)   6
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there are actually five ways:

First, you might just find them randomly when your playing

Second, you are guaranteed a specific item when you complete the "Class milestone" 1 2 and 3 achievements.

Third, you can buy them from the "Man Co." store with real money. Personally, i disliked this idea. It makes it so some items can only be obtained by paying, which makes it so the average gamer who doesnt want to spend money is at a slight disadvantage.

Fourth, you can trade items with other people. Often you find the same item randomly multiple times, so you can trade away all those extra items for ones you dont have with a friend.

Finally, There is a way to craft new items out of excess items you already have.
answered 12 years ago by shmo55 Journeyman (641 points)   6
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The most direct answer is "play the game a lot", but more specifically you can acquire items by

a.) completing achievements

b.) playing the game for x amount of hours (every few hours a random roll is performed to determine if you get a piece of loot)

c.) purchasing items through the Mann Co. store
answered 12 years ago by Infenso Rookie (201 points)  
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You get most of them by just playing the game and completing the achievements, but you can also trade with other players, or buy them in the Man CO store, but they cost actual money. I personaly wouldnt pay money for visual accessories in game.
answered 12 years ago by Ins1d3r Mercenary (1,224 points)   17
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Items can either be earned by playing and receiving them randomly, earning achievements, or buying them in Team Fortresses 2's cash shop.
answered 12 years ago by Muthoe Journeyman (716 points)   7
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You can gets equipable items in TF2 by Crafting using different materials that you have achieved with different achievements or minigames. Trading is another way to acquire items that you desire in TF2. Buying is an easy way to get items in TF2 by paying items for real money. Finds you will be able to find different items by just playing on a server though there is a limit to how many you can find in a week.
answered 12 years ago by terran57 Journeyman (673 points)   1 2 13
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you can get them from drops, trade, crafting, man co store or achievements
answered 12 years ago by drakaenae King (41,339 points)   5 9 79
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There are a couple ways you can get items in TF2

-Complete the various achievements for each of the classes

-Find them randomly while playing the game

-Craft them using items that you find randomly

-Trade with other players

-Spend money and buy them from the Mann. Co. store
answered 12 years ago by missinglynk Newbie (125 points)   3
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You buy, drop, or craft. Remember those 3.
answered 12 years ago by l4d2bob Grandmaster (11,115 points)   5 10 48
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To get new weapons for TF2, you have to either play for long enough to randomly find one, or trade somebody else for one.
answered 12 years ago by funymunky Journeyman (630 points)   1
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Buy them

Pick them up

Trade them

Pre-order games like Shogun 2 on Steam

Take part in Steam contests
answered 12 years ago by xboxer King (32,462 points)   6 11 48
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First method is by just playing on servers and receive as random drop but it is not recommended to go to idle servers and idle because you will lose your idled items.

Second method is crafting, You can find crafting guides from google.

Third method is from milestones, You can get milestones by completing specified amount of achievements.

Fourth but expensive method is by buying from Mann Co. Store but it costs you real money.
answered 12 years ago by GmodderDude Mercenary (1,731 points)   1 7

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