Check out this adorable Team Fortress 2 themed animation created by the makers of other great Valve themed shorts. This little gem was created for Valve and Machinima’s annual Saxxy animation competition.

Lil’ Guardian Pyro tell the story of a lonely miniature Pyro left to defend a turret all by his lonesome but soon finds a enemy to do battle with his own size.

The quality is so good you might think it's one of Valve’s own animations. Creator Harry101UK is also responsible for a bunch of great Portal 2, Team Fortress 2 and Stanley Parable themed animations.

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