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1. How are "points" calculated?

A new player has 1000 points. Every time you make a kill, you gain a certain amount of points depending on a) the victim's points rating, and b) the weapon you used. If you kill someone with a higher points rating than you, then you gain more points than if you kill someone with a lower points rating than you. Therefore, killing newbies will not get you as far as killing the #1 player. And if you kill someone with your knife, you gain more points than if you kill them with a rifle, for example.

When you are killed, you lose a certain amount of points, which again depends on the points rating of your killer and the weapon they used (you don't lose as many points for being killed by the #1 player with a rifle than you do for being killed by a low ranked player with a knife). This makes moving up the rankings easier, but makes staying in the top spots harder.

Specifically, the equations are:

Killer Points = Killer Points + (Victim Points / Killer Points) × Weapon Modifier × 5

Victim Points = Victim Points - (Victim Points / Killer Points) × Weapon Modifier × 5

Plus, the following point bonuses are available for completing objectives in the following games:

Player Action PlyrPlyr Action Team Action World Action Action Player Reward Team Reward Ranking
No Yes No No Airblast Player 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Airshot Arrow 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Airshot Flare 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Airshot Headshot +1 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Airshot Pipebomb 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Airshot Pipebomb (Airborne) 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Airshot Rocket +1 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Airshot Rocket (Airborne) 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Airshot Sticky 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Airshot Sticky (Airborne) 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Airshot Stun 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Ate a Dalokohs Bar 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Ate a Sandvich 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Ate Dalokohs Bar for Health 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Ate Sandvich for Health 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes Yes No No Backstab Kill +1 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
No Yes No No Blocked with Shield 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
No Yes No No Buffalo Steak Sandvich +1 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Built Object +2 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Built Object - Attachment Sapper +2 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Built Object - Dispenser +5 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Built Object - Mini Sentrygun +5 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Built Object - Sentrygun +5 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Built Object - Teleporter +2 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No Yes No Capture Blocked +5 +2 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Cart Escort +1 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Critical Kill 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Defended a Medic +1 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Deployed Buff Flag +1 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
No Yes No No Domination +5 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Domination (4 kills) +3 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Double Kill (2 kills) +1 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Drowned 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No First Blood +1 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Flagevent +2 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Flagevent - Captured +2 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Flagevent - Defended +2 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Flagevent - Dropped -2 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Flagevent - Picked Up +2 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Force Suicide 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No God Like (20 kills) +11 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Headshot Kill +1 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Hit by Train 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
No Yes No No Jarated player +1 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
No Yes No No Kill Assist +2 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
No Yes No No Kill Assist - Medic +4 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Killed by Saw 0 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Killed Object +2 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Killed Object - Attachment Sapper +2 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
Yes No No No Killed Object - Dispenser +5 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle

2. What are all the weapon points modifiers?

Weapon points modifiers are used to determine how many points you should gain or lose when you make a kill or are killed by another player. Higher modifiers indicate that more points will be gained when killing with that weapon (and similarly, more points will be lost when being killed by that weapon). Modifiers generally range from 0.00 to 2.00.

Weapon Name Modifier Ranking
AIRSTRIKE Air Strike 1.20 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
AMPUTATOR Amputator 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
APOCOFISTS Apoco-Fists 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
ARMAGEDDON Armageddon 3.50 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
ATOMIZER Atomizer 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
AWPER_HAND AWPer Hand 1.20 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
AXTINGUISHER Axtinguisher 2.50 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
PEP_BRAWLERBLASTER Baby Face's Blaster 1.50 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BACK_SCATTER Back Scatter 1.20 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BACK_SCRATCHER Back Scratcher 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BACKBURNER Backburner 1.50 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BALL Baseball 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BAT Bat 2.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
SKULLBAT Bat Outta Hell 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BATSABER Batsaber 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BAZAAR_BARGAIN Bazaar Bargain 1.10 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
DUMPSTER_DEVICE Beggar's Bazooka 1.50 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BIG_EARNER Big Earner 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BLACKBOX Black Box 1.50 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BLACK_ROSE Black Rose 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BLEED_KILL Bleed Kill 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BLUTSAUGER Blutsauger 1.50 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BONESAW Bonesaw 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BOSTON_BASHER Boston Basher 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BOTTLE Bottle 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BRASS_BEAST Brass Beast 1.10 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BREAD_BITE Bread Bite 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
BUSHWACKA Bushwacka 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
THE_CAPPER C.A.P.P.E.R 1.20 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
CANDY_CANE Candy Cane 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
DEMOSHIELD Chargin' Targe 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
CLAIDHEAMOHMOR Claidheamohmor 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
PRO_SMG Cleaner's Carbine 2.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
KUNAI Connivers's Kunai 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
NONNONVIOLENT_PROTEST Conscientious Objector 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
COW_MANGLER Cow Mangler 5000 1.20 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
CROSSING_GUARD Crossing Guard 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
CRUSADERS_CROSSBOW Crusader's Crossbow 1.90 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
TAUNT_DEMOMAN Decapitation 3.50 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
DEFLECT_ARROW Deflect Arrow 4.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
DEFLECT_FLARE Deflect Flare 4.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
DEFLECT_PROMODE Deflect Promode 4.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
DEFLECT_ROCKET Deflect Rocket 4.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
TF_PROJECTILE_ENERGY_BALL Deflect Shot 4.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
DEFLECT_STICKY Deflect Sticky 4.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
DEGREASER Degreaser 1.50 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
DETONATOR Detonator 3.00 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
DIAMONDBACK Diamondback 1.50 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
ROCKETLAUNCHER_DIRECTHIT Direct Hit 1.50 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle
TAUNT_GUITAR_KILL Dischord 3.50 Harpoon.tf | Achievement/Idle

3. How can I edit my profile and set real name, e-mail address, homepage and ICQ number?

Player profile options can be configured by saying the appropriate gameme_set command while you are playing on a participating gameserver. To issue commands, push your chat key and type the command text.

Syntax: say /gameme_set option value

Acceptable "options" are:

  • realname
    Sets your Real Name as shown in your profile.
    Example: /gameme_set realname Joe Bloggs

  • email
    Sets your E-mail Address as shown in your profile.
    Example: /gameme_set email joe@hotmail.com

  • homepage
    Sets your Home Page as shown in your profile.
    Example: /gameme_set homepage http://www.geocities.com/joe/

  • icq
    Sets your ICQ Number as shown in your profile.
    Example: /gameme_set icq 123456789

Note: These are not standard Half-Life console commands. If you type them in the console, Half-Life might give you an error.

4. My rank is embarrassing. How can I opt out?

Say /gameme_hideranking while playing on a participating gameserver. This will toggle you between being visible on the Player Ranking and being invisible.

Note: You will still be tracked and you can still view your Player Details page. Use the Search page to find yourself.