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The '''Killer Exclusive''' is a [[Steam Workshop|community-created]] [[Promotional items|promotional]] [[Cosmetic items|cosmetic item]] for [[Classes|all classes]]. It is an old-fashioned brown [[w:Journalist|journalist's]] [[w:Fedora|fedora]] with a card saying 'PRESS' stuck in the rim.
 
The '''Killer Exclusive''' is a [[Steam Workshop|community-created]] [[Promotional items|promotional]] [[Cosmetic items|cosmetic item]] for [[Classes|all classes]]. It is an old-fashioned brown [[w:Journalist|journalist's]] [[w:Fedora|fedora]] with a card saying 'PRESS' stuck in the rim.
  
This item was awarded in [[Genuine]] quality to players who purchased either ''[[PC Gamer|PC Gamer Digital Episode 1]]'' on [[Steam]] or ''[[PC Gamer]]'' issue 232 (UK) and used the activation code contained inside.<ref name="blog">[https://www.pcgamer.com/2011/08/23/pc-gamer-video-blog-the-making-of-issue-232-5/ PC Gamer Official Blog]</ref>
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This item is awarded in [[Genuine]] quality to players who purchase and redeem the code included in [[w:PC Gamer|PC Gamer]] issue 232 (UK)<ref>[https://www.pcgamer.com/get-an-exclusive-team-fortress-2-hat-free-with-pc-gamer-uk-issue-232 Get an exclusive Team Fortress 2 hat free with PC Gamer UK Issue 232]</ref>. It was also possible to receive it by purchasing ''PC Gamer Digital Episode 1'' via Steam. All of the PC Gamer Digital "Episodes" were removed from the Steam Store during an unknown date and can no longer be purchased.
  
 
The Killer Exclusive was later [https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=5771 contributed] to the Steam Workshop, at [[Valve]]'s request.
 
The Killer Exclusive was later [https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=5771 contributed] to the Steam Workshop, at [[Valve]]'s request.
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== Update history ==
 
== Update history ==
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'''{{Item schema|9|12|2011}}'''
 
* The Killer Exclusive was added to the server schema.
 
* The Killer Exclusive was added to the server schema.
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[[Category:Promotional items]]
 

Latest revision as of 14:27, 23 May 2022

Killing you is full time job now.
The Heavy's perspective on journalism

The Killer Exclusive is a community-created promotional cosmetic item for all classes. It is an old-fashioned brown journalist's fedora with a card saying 'PRESS' stuck in the rim.

This item is awarded in Genuine quality to players who purchase and redeem the code included in PC Gamer issue 232 (UK)[1]. It was also possible to receive it by purchasing PC Gamer Digital Episode 1 via Steam. All of the PC Gamer Digital "Episodes" were removed from the Steam Store during an unknown date and can no longer be purchased.

The Killer Exclusive was later contributed to the Steam Workshop, at Valve's request.

Painted variants

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Single colors
Painted Killer Exclusive E6E6E6.png Painted Killer Exclusive D8BED8.png Painted Killer Exclusive C5AF91.png Painted Killer Exclusive 7E7E7E.png
An Extraordinary Abundance of Tinge Color No. 216-190-216 Peculiarly Drab Tincture Aged Moustache Grey
Painted Killer Exclusive 141414.png Painted Killer Exclusive 2D2D24.png Painted Killer Exclusive 694D3A.png Painted Killer Exclusive 7C6C57.png
A Distinctive Lack of Hue After Eight Radigan Conagher Brown Ye Olde Rustic Colour
Painted Killer Exclusive A57545.png Painted Killer Exclusive CF7336.png Painted Killer Exclusive E7B53B.png Painted Killer Exclusive F0E68C.png
Muskelmannbraun Mann Co. Orange Australium Gold The Color of a Gentlemann's Business Pants
Painted Killer Exclusive E9967A.png Painted Killer Exclusive FF69B4.png Painted Killer Exclusive 7D4071.png Painted Killer Exclusive 51384A.png
Dark Salmon Injustice Pink as Hell A Deep Commitment to Purple Noble Hatter's Violet
Painted Killer Exclusive 2F4F4F.png Painted Killer Exclusive 424F3B.png Painted Killer Exclusive 808000.png Painted Killer Exclusive 729E42.png
A Color Similar to Slate Zepheniah's Greed Drably Olive Indubitably Green
Painted Killer Exclusive 32CD32.png Painted Killer Exclusive BCDDB3.png
The Bitter Taste of Defeat and Lime A Mann's Mint
Team colors
Painted Killer Exclusive A89A8C.png Painted Killer Exclusive 839FA3.png Painted Killer Exclusive 3B1F23.png Painted Killer Exclusive 18233D.png
Waterlogged Lab Coat (RED) Waterlogged Lab Coat (BLU) Balaclavas Are Forever (RED) Balaclavas Are Forever (BLU)
Painted Killer Exclusive B8383B.png Painted Killer Exclusive 5885A2.png Painted Killer Exclusive 483838.png Painted Killer Exclusive 384248.png
Team Spirit (RED) Team Spirit (BLU) Operator's Overalls (RED) Operator's Overalls (BLU)
Painted Killer Exclusive 803020.png Painted Killer Exclusive 256D8D.png Painted Killer Exclusive 654740.png Painted Killer Exclusive 28394D.png
The Value of Teamwork (RED) The Value of Teamwork (BLU) An Air of Debonair (RED) An Air of Debonair (BLU)
Painted Killer Exclusive C36C2D.png Painted Killer Exclusive B88035.png Painted Killer Exclusive UNPAINTED.png
Cream Spirit (RED) Cream Spirit (BLU) Unpainted

Update history

September 12, 2011 [Item schema update]
  • The Killer Exclusive was added to the server schema.

September 15, 2011 Patch

  • The Killer Exclusive was added to the game.

October 13, 2011 Patch (Manniversary Update & Sale)

October 18, 2011 Patch

  • Fixed the Killer Exclusive not being able to be used in the Rebuild Headgear recipe.

January 11, 2012 Patch

July 7, 2016 Patch #1 (Meet Your Match Update)

  • [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.

Trivia

  • In journalism, a killer exclusive is a high-profile story given to only one journalist.

Gallery

References