Founding Father

From Team Fortress Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the Soldier cosmetic item. For the Heavy cosmetic item, see Pounding Father.
U! S! A!
The Soldier, celebrating America's independence.

The Founding Father is a community-created cosmetic item for the Soldier. It adds golden-colored collar, white scarf and team-colored cuffs to the Soldier's default coat.

The Founding Father was contributed to the game via the Steam Workshop under the name "Dandy Yankee".

Update history

July 10, 2013 Patch (Summer Event 2013)

  • The Founding Father was added to the game.

July 15, 2013 Patch

  • Fixed the description for the Founding Father.

August 27, 2013 Patch

  • Fixed incorrect alpha in the backpack images for the Valley Forge and the Founding Father.
  • [Undocumented] The Founding Father was added in the Mann Co. Store.

July 7, 2016 Patch (Meet Your Match Update)

  • [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.


  • The name of this item is a reference to the Founding Fathers, political leaders and statesmen of United States who participated in the American Revolution.
  • Originally, this item also included white hair, which was removed and added to Valley Forge, because it made the item's polycount too high for the importer tool.[citation needed] The textures for the Founding Father still reflects this.


See also