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Team Fortress 2 charity match pits Notch, Day[9], Yogscast, Tay Zonday, Valve, Bethesda and Gearbox against each other


Good God. Can somebody elongate the word ‘rumble’ for me so that it lasts for the duration of this post? TF2 Mixup 5 is in the offing, and brings together some of games development and internet culture’s finest voices and minds. After that, it has them blow the bananas out of each other.

The 9-on-9 match is in aid of Doctors Worldwide, the charity which works to provide sustainable medical relief and health-based development programmes in emergency situations throughout the world, and will take place in early December.

When exactly is a big secret “in order to avoid attacks on the server and players”, because that’s the sort of internet we live in. But we do have a list of players, including Mojang head and beard-master Notch, internet sensei-shun Zonday,StarCraft commentator and positivity coach Day[9], both Yogscasters and a troupe of top developers.

You’ll note there are also three blank spaces, with winners to be decided via a raffle. The more you donate, the higher chance you’ll have of being shot in the head by Markus Persson. Will you be entering?

Here’s the last TF2 Mixup, hosted by Yogscast:

Now, what would our Jules do if he was writing this post? Ah yes: