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| image              = Brainiac Goggles.png
 
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| used-by            = [[Engineer]]
 
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| released          = {{Patch name|12|15|2011}}<br />([[Australian Christmas 2011]])
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| released          = {{Patch name|12|15|2011}}<br>([[Australian Christmas 2011]])
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{{quotation|'''The Engineer'''|Dumber than dirt, ain't'cha?|sound=Engineer_dominationheavy10.wav}}
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{{Quotation|'''The Engineer'''|Dumber than dirt, ain't'cha?|sound=Engineer dominationheavy10.wav}}
  
 
The '''Brainiac Goggles''' are a [[Cosmetic items|cosmetic item]] for the [[Engineer]]. They appear as a pair of black retro-futuristic goggles with gray lenses and a [[w:Tesla coil|Tesla coil]] attached to the left eyepiece.
 
The '''Brainiac Goggles''' are a [[Cosmetic items|cosmetic item]] for the [[Engineer]]. They appear as a pair of black retro-futuristic goggles with gray lenses and a [[w:Tesla coil|Tesla coil]] attached to the left eyepiece.
  
The Brainiac Goggles was later [http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=6519 contributed] to the [[Steam Workshop]], at Valve's request.
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The Brainiac Goggles were later [https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=6519 contributed] to the [[Steam Workshop]], at [[Valve]]'s request.
  
 
== Item set ==
 
== Item set ==
{{See also|Item sets#Dr. Grordbort's Brainiac Pack|l1=Item sets}}
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{{Set|Dr. Grordbort's Brainiac Pack}}
{{Set|The Brainiac Pack}}
 
  
 
== Crafting ==
 
== Crafting ==
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== Update history ==
 
== Update history ==
'''{{Patch name|12|15|2011}}''' ([[Australian Christmas 2011]])
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'''{{Patch name|12|15|2011}} #1''' ([[Australian Christmas 2011]])
 
* The Brainiac Goggles were added to the game.
 
* The Brainiac Goggles were added to the game.
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'''{{Patch name|12|21|2011}} #1'''
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* The Brainiac Goggles are now [[Item drop system|droppable]], [[Crafting|craftable]] and [[Mann Co. Store|purchasable]].
  
 
'''{{Patch name|2|9|2012}}'''
 
'''{{Patch name|2|9|2012}}'''
* {{Undocumented}} The Brainiac Goggles no longer hides the Engineer's hardhat.
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* {{Undocumented}} The Brainiac Goggles no longer hide the Engineer's hardhat.
  
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
* The word "brainiac," originally derived from the name of a [[w:Brainiac (comics)|super-intelligent supervillain]] from the Classic [[w:Superman|Superman]] comic, has come to mean a very intelligent person. It is a portmanteau of the words 'brain' and 'maniac'.
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* The word "brainiac," originally derived from the name of a [[w:Brainiac (character)|super-intelligent supervillain]] from the Classic [[w:Superman|Superman]] comic, has come to mean a very intelligent person. It is a portmanteau of the words 'brain' and 'maniac'.
 
* Diplopia and strabismus are both medical conditions, the former causing the affected to see one object as two, and the latter having one or more eyes misaligned.
 
* Diplopia and strabismus are both medical conditions, the former causing the affected to see one object as two, and the latter having one or more eyes misaligned.
  
 
== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==
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File:Steamworkshop tf2 drg brainiac goggles thumb.jpg|Steam Workshop thumbnail for the Brainiac Goggles.
 
File:Steamworkshop tf2 drg brainiac goggles thumb.jpg|Steam Workshop thumbnail for the Brainiac Goggles.
 
File:BrainiacGogglesNoHelmet.png|The Brainiac Goggles without Engineer's default hardhat, showing additional item detail.
 
File:BrainiacGogglesNoHelmet.png|The Brainiac Goggles without Engineer's default hardhat, showing additional item detail.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  
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Latest revision as of 22:46, 19 January 2022

Dumber than dirt, ain't'cha?
The Engineer

The Brainiac Goggles are a cosmetic item for the Engineer. They appear as a pair of black retro-futuristic goggles with gray lenses and a Tesla coil attached to the left eyepiece.

The Brainiac Goggles were later contributed to the Steam Workshop, at Valve's request.

Item set

Main article: Item sets
Dr. Grordbort's Brainiac Pack
Item icon The Brainiac Pack Bundle.png
Effect

No effect

Crafting

See also: Crafting

Blueprint

Refined Metal Brainiac Pack weapon Possible Results
Item icon Refined Metal.pngx4 + Item icon Pomson 6000.pngItem icon Eureka Effect.png =
Item icon Brainiac Hairpiece.png Item icon Brainiac Goggles.png

Update history

December 15, 2011 Patch #1 (Australian Christmas 2011)

  • The Brainiac Goggles were added to the game.

December 21, 2011 Patch #1

February 9, 2012 Patch

  • [Undocumented] The Brainiac Goggles no longer hide the Engineer's hardhat.

Trivia

  • The word "brainiac," originally derived from the name of a super-intelligent supervillain from the Classic Superman comic, has come to mean a very intelligent person. It is a portmanteau of the words 'brain' and 'maniac'.
  • Diplopia and strabismus are both medical conditions, the former causing the affected to see one object as two, and the latter having one or more eyes misaligned.

Gallery