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Meet the Demoman storyboard concept sketches. The title card displays Red Shed is also featured in Meet the Sandvich and Meet the Medic. The Demoman is a character class in the Team Fortress franchise. received two visitors: Demoman's real parents, who explained that all Demomen . This weapon is a mighty claymore with a long reach, and when used in. Sniper became your father figure, and will stay like that for a while yet. He taught you You still have Heavy, Soldier and Demoman to meet.
Several crates of beer can be seen behind the Demoman. These are made by ' Red Shed '. The Demoman's unused Dynamite Pack weapon can be seen on his desk, most prominently at 0: The Demoman's grenade bounces, then explodes on contact with the enemy Pyro.
The ability for grenades to detonate on contact after the first bounce was removed in the September 28, Patch for the PC and a different patch for the Xbox The closing screen features the following disclaimer: It is submitted to the possibility of errors, omissions, or nerfing without notice.
In the next shot when the Demoman destroys the Sentry Gun, the Dispenser is gone. When the Demoman shoots his grenades at the Sentry Gun, he only shoots one grenade, but in the next shot there is another grenade that appears out of thin air.
When the Demoman fires his grenades at the Sentry Gun, it targets the grenades once they're in range and ignores the Demoman. Valve teamed up with KritzKast and ran a contest to decipher what the Demoman said during those few censored seconds. Winners were selected for the most humorous but clean lines, the most obscene lines, and the lines most accurate to the original script. As a nod to the Demoman's Scottish origins, bagpipes can be heard in the outro 'flourish' as the video cuts to the team shot.
When the Demoman sets the sticky trap for BLU in the doorway, sixteen stickies are dotted around it despite the Stickybomb Launcher only being able to lay eight at a time. The Demoman does not have a smiley face under his crotch plate in this video. Tartan is a pattern consisting of criss-crossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colours, particularly associated with Scotland.
The Spartan Army was one of the most feared military forces in world history. The Argyle Sap Blow up an Engineerhis sentry gunand his dispenser with a single Sticky bomb detonation. Argyll Pronounced Ar-guy-l is a region on the western coast of Scotland, historically written as Argyle.
In earlier centuries, the entire west coast of the country was sometimes referred to as Argyll. The High Road Sticky jump onto a cap point and capture it. The first line of the chorus is: It is purported to tell the story of a dead soldier who will arrive home by the "low road" before his living comrade arrives home by the "high road". This is a sentence repeated throughout the film Highlandersuggesting only one immortal will survive the age-old "game" of decapitation that they play.
The Scottish Play Get a melee kill while sticky jumping. Macbeth is a play by William Shakespeare, which gives a fictional portrayal of an historic Scottish thane by the name of Macbeth. Ever since the first showing of Macbeth, it has been alleged that speaking the play's name aloud is unlucky.
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Supposedly, Shakespeare used real witchcraft spells as he was writing the play, and to utter the phrase "Macbeth" while in the theater incites bad luck upon all parties involved. There are countless tales of accidents and even deaths during production runs of Macbeth. Thus, it is customary to refer to it simply as "The Scottish Play". The Targe Charge Charge and kill someone with your shield bash. A targe is a small shield that was used by the Scottish Highlanders up to the 18th century.
The Highlanders were famous for their charges. A single-handed claymore would be held in the right hand and used to stab the enemy, the targe would be strapped to the left arm and used to parry sword or bayonet blows, and a small dagger held reversed in the left hand and overlapping the targe would be used to slash.
The Stickening Kill 3 Heavies from full health with a single sticky bomb detonation. In the film Highlanderthe Quickening is the phenomenon which occurs when an immortal decapitates another, acquiring the sum total of their power, knowledge, experiences, and skill.
The second Highlander film is also subtitled "The Quickening". Kill 10 enemies while assisting or being assisted by another Demoman. A plaid is a pleated cloth often worn with a kiltmade from the same tartan and worn over the shoulder, fastened at the front. In the USA, "plaid" can also refer to any cloth with a checked pattern, similar to tartan.
Bootlegger Bootlegging was originally the act of concealing hip-flasks of alcohol in the legs of boots.
Chargin' Targe A targe is a small shield that was used by the Scottish Highlanders up to the 18th century. Eyelander The Eyelander is a reference, both in name and design, to the film Highlander ; specifically the character of Connor McLeod last of the clan McLeod. In the film, when one immortal decapitates another, he acquires the sum total of their power, knowledge, experiences, and skill similarly to how the Eyelander works in the game. The Eyelander, which is a two-handed claymorealso bears close resemblance to the sword thought to have been used by William Wallace.
The "eye" part is a direct reference to the Demoman's cycloptic nature. Zatoichi is a fictional character who appears in many Japanese films. He is a very able swordsman, despite being blind. The "half" part of the name comes from the fact that the Demoman is only blind in one eye. It is pronounced similarly to "lock", but the "k" is softened. Loose Cannon "Loose cannon" is a term for a person who has little to no self control.
A nine iron is a type of golf club. The modern 18 hole game of golf was invented in Scotland, the Demoman's homeland. Scottish Handshake This weapon's name is a reference to the myth that a Scottish person will usually greet others with physical violence, due to their stereotypically aggressive nature. The label on the bottle indicates that it was made inthe same year that the notorious pirate known as Blackbeard was born.
Scottish Resistance This weapon's name is a reference to the period of extended Scottish insurrection against English rule after being invaded inculminating in two major wars fought from and not to be confused with the Jacobite rebellions. Ullapool Caber A sober person would throw it Ullapool is a small town in the Scottish Highlands. It is also the Demoman's birthplace. A caber is a large wooden pole used in the caber tossan event practiced at the Scottish Highland Games.
Cosmetic items Aladdin's Private Reserve Originally owned by some punk kid in Syria, this Arabian wish-granter is a lamp full of liquid courage. Simply rub, think liquory thoughts, and pour.
Aladdin refers to a story in the collection of folk tales titled One Thousand and One Nights, in which the main character finds a similar lamp which contains a genie.
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A private reserve is a set of bottles generally of higher quality set aside by the manufacturer of alcohol to sell for special occasions. A Whiff of the Old Brimstone Your enemies will clap in delight at the cartoonish innocence of these old-timey bombs, making it that much sweeter when you blow their arms off. The name of this item is a reference to the end of Meet the Demomanwhen the Demoman declares "I'll be waiting on ya with a whiff of the ol' brimstone! A carouser is a participant in a noisy, lively drinking party or one who consumes plentiful amounts of alcohol - this is obviously a reference to the Demoman's drinking habits.
The description is a reference to The BibleExodus It also refers to World of Warcraft, the original inspiration of this item. Conjurer's Cowl I put on my wizard's hat. The description is a reference to the phrase "I put on my robe and wizard hat", originating from an IRC discussion by a user named bloodninja which became popular on the internet.
Splash the pot with all you got. These are a reference to Strong Bad's low-budget, Ed Wood-esque action series Dangeresque, where they are worn by his sidekick, Homestar Runner. Demoman's Fro The Demoman's Frowith its small size and headband, closely resembles the afro worn by rock legend Jimi Hendrix.
Glengarry Bonnet The Glengarry bonnet is actually a traditional boat-shaped hat without a peak. This hat more closely resembles a Balmoral bonnetwhich was worn by several Scottish military regiments until they all switched to the Glengarry in Hair of the Dog The name of this hat refers to the colloquial term "hair of the dog that bit you", referring to the act of consuming an alcoholic drink to relieve the effects of a hangover.
Mask of the Shaman An invincibility mask made by the Ancients. It hasn't worked in a long, long time. This is modeled after the mask worn by the nomads in the game From Dust. A shaman is an individual who is believed to have a mental connection to a spiritual world. Pickled Paws "Pickled" is a slang term for drunkenness. Private Eye In film and television, Sherlock Holmes is often depicted as wearing a similar deer-stalking hat, though he never did in any of the original novels.
With his eyepatch, the Demoman somewhat resembles a stereotypical pirate. Samur-Eye One-eyed scottish drunk; Dons his helmet for battle; Blacks out, misses war.
The Samur-Eye is a replica of the helmet worn by the samurai lord Date Masamune. This nickname refers to the fact that Date Masamune also wore an eyepatch, although the Demoman's eyepatch is on the other eye.