Gentle Manne's Service Medal

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The Soldier

The Gentle Manne's Service Medal is a cosmetic item for the Soldier. It is a small, circular gold medal, worn on the chest with a team-colored ribbon.

This item was awarded to the first 11,111 players who visited a hidden page on the Classless Update website.

The item's description was written by Lamech for the Hat Describing Contest.

Update history

August 13, 2009 Patch (Classless Update)
  • The Gentle Manne's Service Medal was added to the game.

August 21, 2009 Patch

  • [Undocumented] The Gentle Manne's Service Medals became individually numbered up to #11,111 in the item's description.

September 30, 2010 Patch (Mann-Conomy Update)

  • [Undocumented] Added a community-contributed description for the Gentle Manne's Service Medal.

October 6, 2010 Patch

  • Fixed the medal number for the Gentle Manne's Service Medal not displaying properly.

October 8, 2010 Patch

  • The Gentle Manne's Service Medal was made nameable.

October 27, 2010 Patch (Scream Fortress Update)

  • [Undocumented] The Gentle Manne's Service Medal was made tradable.

January 3, 2011 Patch

July 20, 2011 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Fixed issue with the Gentle Manne's Service Medal not appearing.

June 11, 2012 Patch

  • Fixed the Gentle Manne's Service Medal not being drawn when equipped.
  • [Undocumented] The Gentle Manne's Service Medal now makes small metal sounds in the backpack.

September 17, 2014 Patch

  • Added the Limited attribute to the Gentle Manne's Service Medal.

Notes

  • Upon winning a charity auction for Child's Play, a Team Fortress 2 player named Vulcnor received Gentle Manne's Service Medal No. 11,112, along with one of every other game item.

Trivia

  • The Soldier is notorious for making his own medals.
  • The name of the hidden page (today_is_a_good_day) is a reference to one of the Soldier responses.
  • 38 un-numbered medals were granted to Valve employees.
  • A medal that resembles this item was placed on the RED and BLU Soldier action figures.

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