Posts Tagged ‘backstab’

TF2 Backstab mechanics

March 9th, 2010 17 comments

I’ve been writing in certain forums for a while about the workings of TF2′s “backstab” attack. Since there seems to be a lot of confusion and rage over this instant-kill-from-behind gameplay mechanic, I’ve decided to collect some of my findings here so I don’t need to re-type them often. ¬†First I’ll explain some basic concepts, and then show some diagrams to see how they add up to describing the backstab behavior. Read more…

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