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Aussie Digger - present day

by lykurgus Posted 25th Apr 2006 at 2:37 PM - Updated 30th Apr 2006 at 10:28 AM by lykurgus : New gear
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Sorry I didn't get this out in time for ANZAC Day.
I was helping some of the new blokes get ready for the march (for many of them, it was their first) - you know, practicing drill, how to starch the uniform, a few emergency hat-bashings, the usual.

And of course, we've all been on the grog since the evening before (and on a strip-joint crawl since finishing) the march - many are still out and won't be home till tomorrow.

Anyway, this is pretty much what we fight in these days. I didn't have meshes for our kevlar, and in any case we don't wear it much.
So he's in the giggle hat instead.

All the custom content is my own, and being released for the first time (not counting my SelfSim). Giggle hat is a Maxis mesh - the body mesh is included in the zip file.

Right, dress uniforms - I didn't know if you all meant Polys (short for 'polyester', for ceremonial duties) or Service Dress (what we wear to dinners and cocktail nights), so I did both.

The Parade Dress needs a mesh; included. Not happy with it, to be honest - SimPE's been playing silly buggers with my meshes lately. If anyone else would like to try one, it's the Police mesh with the radio removed.
The hat's a recolour of tiggerypum's Hat Khaki Fur Felt (1 of) (that's how it's described in Q records), based on mine (badge is Royal Aust. Infantry).
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=150780

The Service Dress is a Maxis recolour. You don't normally wear a hat with this.
If these look a bit bare, that's intentional - our army doesn't do much decorating.

They shall grow not old, As we that are left grow old
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them
-Ode to the Fallen

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Service Dress.rar

Size: 3.91 MB · Downloads: 1,050 · 30th Apr 2006
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Parade Dress.rar

Size: 4.39 MB · Downloads: 1,020 · 30th Apr 2006
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LykurgusDigger0912.rar

Size: 4.88 MB · Downloads: 1,413 · 25th Apr 2006
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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 26th Apr 2006 at 2:59 AM Last edited by jaykay13 : 26th Apr 2006 at 3:06 AM.
Thanks so much, I love this! I was going to request it, especially after seeing the ANZAC Digger posted here earlier, this is just awesome! I can now make up my Reservist son into a simmie, once again, thanks!!!

Now I think I will follow up and decide to put in a career request for an Aussie Military Career.
Field Researcher
#3 Old 26th Apr 2006 at 4:11 AM
Brilliant,

Facts are meaningless they can be used to prove anything
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 26th Apr 2006 at 4:29 AM
Man that's awesome. Now all we need is a helmet.
Scholar
#5 Old 26th Apr 2006 at 5:03 AM
That outfit is amazing!! Great job!
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 26th Apr 2006 at 7:08 AM
I forgot to ask, any intention of doing a present day dress uniform too??
Field Researcher
#7 Old 26th Apr 2006 at 7:22 AM
Great! thanks, love it
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 26th Apr 2006 at 9:58 AM
I love it!
And a big Hoorah and a thank you to our soldiers, past and present =) I think that you're all heroes!
Lest we forget

"I solemly swear that I am up to no good"
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#9 Old 26th Apr 2006 at 10:56 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by jaykay13
any intention of doing a present day dress uniform too??

As soon as I get a chance to photograph mine

I'm up, and I'm dressed...
WHAT MORE DO YOU WANT????
Lab Assistant
#10 Old 26th Apr 2006 at 11:08 AM
Thanks, that will be something I'm looking forward to seeing!
Lab Assistant
#11 Old 26th Apr 2006 at 12:27 PM
Thanks--I downloaded it so your selfSim can wear it in the Community Neighborhood. Great work!

can you feel it//it's good for you

find my creations here
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 26th Apr 2006 at 11:08 PM
Thankyou so much! This is a great uniform, thankyou thankyou thankyou! Shame it wasn' done for ANZAC day, but nevertheless, WOW!

ON WEDNESDAYS, WE WEAR PINK
Instructor
#13 Old 26th Apr 2006 at 11:44 PM
Thanks! Now I have something for your sim to wear. Could you make a dress uniform sometime? And stop by and explain yourself, once you've sobered up.

~I no longer play Sims, so I'm not taking requests, sorry~
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 27th Apr 2006 at 1:12 AM
Thank you so much! It looks really good, your hard work payed off
Test Subject
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Test Subject
#15 Old 27th Apr 2006 at 2:42 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by merc8898
Much thks, was @ the dawn service in Martin Place...we ordinary folk can't thk you guys & girls enough for the brilliant job u do...not just in war, but also in the aid you provide those in need...Great job on the Digger, he's a cracker! He'll get some well deserved fun in my game thats a promise. Cheers!
"Lest we forget!"
Test Subject
#16 Old 29th Apr 2006 at 1:36 AM
Great job, Thanks a lot
Forum Resident
#17 Old 29th Apr 2006 at 1:02 PM
Thanks mate - brought a lump to my throat seeing this, my late Grandfather was out in Burma during WWII and we've still got a picture of him wearing a very similar uniform to this, back when the Allies were re-building the road bridges etc in 1946-7. < Dwnlds >

Lest we forget...

To all, of the very talented MTS-2 creative types - my sincere thanks for taking the time to create/upload/share...
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 2nd May 2006 at 5:45 AM
Been checking back here daily on the progress of this uniform, and finally its been approved for download, cant wait to see it in game, thanks so much.
Instructor
#19 Old 3rd May 2006 at 7:27 PM
Yay! Now we can marry off your evil sim! /cackles maniacally

~I no longer play Sims, so I'm not taking requests, sorry~
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#20 Old 4th May 2006 at 12:49 PM
Won't be Sylvie will it? 'Cos if she gets hitched again I think it'll be her fifth.

I'm up, and I'm dressed...
WHAT MORE DO YOU WANT????
Instructor
#21 Old 25th May 2006 at 3:22 AM
Hey, you, I didn't see that comment! Just for that, it will be Sylvie. And you can wear your purty uniform.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#22 Old 27th May 2006 at 12:19 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by silvertreedrake
Hey, you, I didn't see that comment! Just for that, it will be Sylvie.

Promise?

I'm up, and I'm dressed...
WHAT MORE DO YOU WANT????
Instructor
#23 Old 1st Jun 2006 at 4:09 PM
I do!

Lab Assistant
#24 Old 10th Jul 2006 at 5:08 PM
*Loving the view from above*

Nice work Lyks!!!! NOw I have a good outfit to dress you in my game tee hee!!

; x

Forgive me if I make you puke when I throw my love around . . . . . . .
Test Subject
#25 Old 9th Aug 2009 at 1:03 PM
could anyone try to make a St John Ambulance Uniform, Dress, and Duty?
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