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tlhIngan hubbeq ~ Klingon Defense Force Career

by puppetfish Posted 4th Dec 2008 at 1:21 AM - Updated 14th Mar 2009 at 6:24 AM by puppetfish
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In honor of JasonDuskey, and by his request, I bring you the tlhIngan hubbeq ~ Klingon Defense Force Career, with custom Uniforms and it's own custom Career Reward and it's own set of custom Icons!



Chance Cards for all 10 career levels are complete! Will not overwrite any other career! Completely EP Compatible and has it's own GUID. (0x004D6A06)

For all of you Klingon linguistic experts out there, all of the translations are as close as I could get them, as there are just some English words that are not found in the Klingon language!

"The KDF is the miltary branch of the Klingon Empire. They are responsible for defending the empire's borders and for operating the empire's space fleet." info taken from the Star Trek Encyclopedia

**Special THANK YOU to NixNivis for allowing me to use her Klingon Uniforms found HERE! You must download her mesh and uniforms or your Klingons will go to work in their everyday clothes! (I put them into the same folder with the career)



**Special THANK YOU to JasonDuskey who created the Custom Career Reward for me!!! The Sword of Khaless not only will bring you Honor and Glory, but will bestow it's refreshing power upon you as well!

THERE ARE TWO FILES!!!
Only download one! They share the same GUID, so will overwrite eachother.

File 1 ~ Klingon Defense Force - Base Game and EP Compatible
~this one does not have the career reward, but does use the uniforms.

File 2 ~ Klingon Defense Force - Pets and EP Compatible
~this one requires the Pets expansion for the Reward to show up. It also uses the uniforms.



**Just to let you know! In my game, the Reward never becomes available. I'm not sure why. It does appear in the catalog, but you have to use a cheat to make it available. I don't know if this is happening to anyone else, but every career with a Reward I've downloaded from MTS2 is doing the same thing! So if anyone knows how to fix it, let me know and I will update it!

But if it happens to you, then please follow the instructions included in the WordPad file in the career folder to enable the Reward! It's worth it, Jason's creativity is awesome!!

**SPOILER ALERT**SPOILER ALERT**SPOILER ALERT**

Do not read any further if you don't want to know anything about the career! If you like surprises, then don't read the below information!!

*I've made the career descriptions into quotes that directly relate to the Chance Cards*

Career Levels

1) Suvwl' ~ Warrior
Monday through Sunday 4 P.M. - 4 A.M. $350

maH 'oH tlhlngan. maH ta' ghobe' bang latlh nugh maH chargh chaH

"We are Klingons. We do not embrace other cultures, we conquer them."
Martok; DS9; 'You are Cordially Invited'

2) lagh ~ Ensign
Monday through Saturday 3 P.M. - 3 A.M. $475

juppu' laH moj lIj jaghpu' qaSpa' SoH laH tlhap pa' lIj

"A friend may become your enemy before you can draw your dagger."
Unknown Klingon

3) Sogh ~ Lieutenant
Monday through Saturday 2 A.M. - 1 P.M. $550

Dun loDpu' ta' ghobe' nej HoS 'oH ghaH

"Great men do not seek power; it is thrust upon them."
Kahless the Unforgettable

4) 'ulth ~ Officer
Monday through Friday 4 A.M. - 2 P.M. $700

wo' toy'taHvIS Hegh 'e' tul Hoch tlhIngan

"To die while serving the Empire is the hope of every Klingon"
Unknown Klingon

5) HoD ~ Captain
Tuesday / Wednesday / Friday thru Saturday 5 A.M - 3 P.M. $825

maH 'oH HoS nugh je maH luq Daq jaH Daq taH HoS

"We are a proud race. And we...intend to go on being proud."
Azetbur - Star Trel VI

6) la' ~ Commander
Monday / Wednesday / Friday & Saturday 5 A.M. - 2 P.M. $950

chugh charghwl ghaH ghobe' meq vaj la' qatlh pol pe'egh

"If winning is not important, then Commander, why keep score?"
Worf - 11001001

7) 'ech ~ Brigadier
Monday through Friday 6 A.M. - 2 P.M. $1100

jIH yImev voq loDpu' 'Iv vang Quch

"I don't trust men who smile too much."
Kor; Errand of Mercy

8) totlh ~ Commodore
Monday / Wednesday through Saturday 7 A.M. - 3 P.M. $1350

Daq taH joq ghobe' Daq taH vetlh ghaH nuq wIj ghotpu tlhob

"To be... or not to be... that is the question which troubles my people."
General Chang (Star Trek VI)

9) Sa' ~ General
Tuesday through Friday 7 A.M. - 1 P.M. $1575

SoH DIchDaq Qong rur tlhlngan maH ta' ghobe' pujmoH maj porghmey Sum ta' bIng So'

You will sleep Klingon style! We do not soften our bodies by...putting down padding."
K'Vada; Unification 1

10) 'aj ~ Admiral
Tuesday through Thursday 8 A.M. - 1 P.M. $2500

pIn Daq yov ghaH ghobe' leghpu' Sum chay' tIq ghaH ghaH Daq yov 'ach Sum nuq ghaH jatlhtaH

"A leader is judged not by the length of his reign but by the decisions he makes."
Kahless, DS9

All the information was taken from various sites on the Internet and the Star Trek Encyclopedia.
HERE and HERE and a multitude of other sites. Just type the word Klingon into Google, and you will find them all!

Thank you to all the wonderful Creators of the tutorials here on MTS2! Without you, I would be lost!!

Qa'pla

For more Star Trek items follow this link

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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KDF Career - needs Pets & above.zip

Size: 366.4 KB · Downloads: 1,240 · 4th Dec 2008
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KDF Career - Base Game & Ep Compatible.zip

Size: 314.7 KB · Downloads: 1,368 · 4th Dec 2008
314.7 KB 1,368 4th Dec 2008
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1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
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Bowties are cool.
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#2 Old 4th Dec 2008 at 1:45 AM
Amazing, thank you so much!!!
Unsocialized Homeschooler
#3 Old 4th Dec 2008 at 2:00 AM
Oh good god. A Klingon career?...

I'll download it... ;P lol
Forum Resident
#4 Old 4th Dec 2008 at 3:17 AM
majQa'! This is absolutely the most awesome career ever written. I've been testing it since it came out and it's absolutely flawless. tIho', tIho', tIho'. Thanks again for doing this, sister

J

I'm no longer active here. My latest crestions can be found st:

http://blueheavensims.blogspot.com/?m=1
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#5 Old 4th Dec 2008 at 4:26 AM
Oh! Thanks so much everyone! This one was so much fun to do, and it took forever to get approved here, so I am very glad that it's up!!

And Jason! I am so glad that it's working perfectly!! I was a little worried about the career reward, but it's good to know it's not causing problems! Your welcome, since this career was inspired by you!

Want to see all my Sims 2 creations, including my Star Trek items? Follow the link below to check out my Blog!

Puppetfish.Blogspot.com

Looking for Franny Sims Meshes? They can be found HERE!
Test Subject
#6 Old 4th Dec 2008 at 4:41 AM
awe..this is awesome Puppet..ty so much! Ty Jason for inspiring her :D
Test Subject
#7 Old 4th Dec 2008 at 7:43 AM
This is great! Good work as always, I can't wait to download!
Gone Fishin'
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#8 Old 5th Dec 2008 at 11:22 PM
My Klingons will be singing songs about this glorious feat for generations! Qapla'! You have earned your place in Sto-Vo-Kor!
Field Researcher
#9 Old 4th Mar 2009 at 1:41 AM
This is just very very cool. Looks like it is very well thought out.
Field Researcher
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#10 Old 4th Mar 2009 at 4:51 AM
Thank you!!

Want to see all my Sims 2 creations, including my Star Trek items? Follow the link below to check out my Blog!

Puppetfish.Blogspot.com

Looking for Franny Sims Meshes? They can be found HERE!
Mad Poster
#11 Old 4th Jun 2009 at 8:48 AM
I finally got my new computer and I'm rebuilding my Star Trek neighborhood so now I can snag this great career. My Worf will no longer be an architect!! Yay, on to battle!!! Thanks!!
Test Subject
#12 Old 9th Jun 2009 at 9:23 AM
I love this career. Only problem I have is that I can't seem to get the uniforms to work...
Field Researcher
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#13 Old 9th Jun 2009 at 4:35 PM
Did you download the originals? You'll find the link for them in the overview. You have to put the mesh in or they won't work.

Want to see all my Sims 2 creations, including my Star Trek items? Follow the link below to check out my Blog!

Puppetfish.Blogspot.com

Looking for Franny Sims Meshes? They can be found HERE!
Test Subject
#14 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 8:47 PM
yeah I forgot to add the mesh, all works good now
Test Subject
#15 Old 14th Jun 2009 at 4:24 PM
Gah...
It seems to overwrite my athletic career. :Sigh:
Any help?
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#16 Old 14th Jun 2009 at 10:22 PM
Oh, that shouldn't be happening. I made sure it had it's own guid. Are you from a non-English country? If so, here is how you fix it!

With a special thank you to NixNivis, who figured this out and clued me in!!

And I quote from NixNivis

[This isn't a GUID problem - it's a language problem! There isn't anything wrong with the career per se, but if your game language is anything other than US English (including, but not limited to, UK English), your game will try to "translate" this career by grabbing the text and description from another one (Athletics, in my case). Which of course won't make any sense at all.

For this career to have its proper job titles/descriptions and chance cards, you'll have to add a "translation" for your own language (either by typing everything in yourself - phew! - or simply by importning the English text to your language, which is what I did). If you're SimPE literate, what you need to do is import everything under Text Lists from (US) English to your language - and that's even if your language is UK English. Feel free to PM me if you want more detailed instructions.]

I hope this helps!

Want to see all my Sims 2 creations, including my Star Trek items? Follow the link below to check out my Blog!

Puppetfish.Blogspot.com

Looking for Franny Sims Meshes? They can be found HERE!
Test Subject
#17 Old 9th Mar 2013 at 11:30 PM
This looks very well made! The only problem I have with it is the Klingon language. You used Mr. Klingon's online "Universal Translator," didn't you? That thing couldn't translate to save a life. For example, "Death to all tribbles," would be Heghjaj Hoch yIHmey. With the exception of thlIngan Hubbeq and the rank names, all of your Klingon is actually gibberish and is little more than random syllables put together with no thought to grammar or meaning. This isn't your fault; it's the fault of the person who person who made the "translator." If you want, you can give me a list of all the words and phrases that you want translated and I will translate them into proper Klingon and you can put them into the file. If you really don't care about the language and just want something that looks Klingon-y for you mod, then write this off as a nitpick by someone passionate about Klingon linguistics. Again, great job on everything else, though. It looks awesome.
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#18 Old 10th Mar 2013 at 4:13 AM
Thank you for your kinds words! I am glad you like it.

However, I did extensive research for all of the Klingon language, and most of the quotes and sayings are official Klingonese from the shows themselves. There were a few that I could not find, so I did use Mr. Klingon's translator for those.

While I appreciate your kind offer, I will have to say a firm no to having you "fix" my Klingon. LOL Unless you can prove to me that you have an official Klingon language degree and/or are one of the cast or writing members of Star Trek itself, I cannot verify the truth of your claim to know the "proper Klingon usage" and therefore cannot trust that your "fixing" would be any better or more proper than what I've already included.

It's not that I don't care about the language, it's the fact that unless you've created a career yourself, you have no idea how much work goes into creating one. To do a major overhaul like you're suggesting would require time that I do not have at this point in my life.

But thank you for your observations! I will keep them in mind the next time I create a Klingon career that includes language!
Test Subject
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#19 Old 6th Mar 2016 at 1:58 AM
Thanks You