Saxton Hale

Saxton Hale

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Saxton Hale is a character from the online FPS game Team Fortress 2. Due to his muscular stature and overly-manly character, he has developed a following online.


The character first appeared in the comic for the Day 4 Update of the "Sniper Vs. Spy" update as a character printed onto a newspaper[1] on May 25 2009[2]. He would get his debut as a full character in the WAR! Update comic[3].

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Online Relevancy

The character has multiple search results on Tumblr[4] as well as some single-topic blogs related to him, such as "outofcharactersaxton"[5] and "Saxton Hale Facts"[6] (which posts "facts" about the character in a similar vein to Chuck Norris Facts), as well as having several search results for cosplay of the character on Google Images[7]. He has several mentions on 4chan as well[8]. He has over 1000 search results on DeviantArt[9] and has several mentions on the Steam sub-forum for Team Fortress 2[10]. Due to the popularity of the character, an unofficial gamemode called "VS Saxton Hale" was released as a mod in October 2010 for Team Fortress, which pits the players against the titular character[11], and as of 22nd January 2016, there are over 70 000 search results for the gamemode on Youtube[12] and over 90 000 results for the character himself on Youtube too[13]. The character has multiple mentions on the Team Fortress 2 sub-reddit[14].

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External References

[1] Team – Sniper Vs. Spy Day 4

[2] Team Fortress Official Wiki – Sniper Vs. Spy Update Announcements

[3] Team Fortress – WAR! Update Comic

[4] Tumblr – Search Results

[5] Tumblr – outofcharactersaxton

[6] Tumblr – Saxton Hale Facts

[7] Google Images – Search Results for Saxton Hale Cosplay [NSFW]

[8] Fireden – Search Results for Saxton Hale

[9] DeviantArt – Search Results for Saxton Hale

[10] Steam Community Discussions – Results For Saxton Hale

[11] Team Fortress Official Wiki – VS Saxton Hale

[12] Youtube – Search Results for VS Saxton Hale

[13] Youtube – Search Results for Saxton Hale

[14] Reddit – Search Results on r/tf2 for Saxton Hale

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