Today we visited the following spooky experiences in Sansar for Episode 61 of Atlas Hopping:
“I’m the best with avatars, I have the best avatars, the news, they say I can’t do avatars, that’s wrong, they’re wrong, Fake news! I think, people, when they think about good avatars, I can make avatars, with any avatars, all the time, better than China, better than anyone…”
Every so often I get the itch to create a new avatar. I’ve been wanting to create a Donald Trump-lookalike avatar for quite some time, and today I finally did it! I was able to snag the perfect avatar name, and here is what he looks like:
Now, I wasn’t as happy with the head that came with the default body, so I removed that and replaced it with another one I liked much better from the SL Marketplace. It’s got a much more pompous expression:
This avatar is wearing:
Mesh Body: Man in a Suit Complete Mesh Avatar (L$199 on the SL Marketplace; I removed the head and replaced it with what I think is a better-looking one)
Mesh Head: Male Head 2 Mesh (L$299 on the SL Marketplace; this head is completely resizable and you will need to scale it down quite a bit, then attach it to the Neck position on the avatar; I deliberately left it a little on the large size to give him a cartoon look, but you can certainly make it smaller. You can even tint it slightly more orange if you wish!)
Body AO: Chubby Girl AO by [ImpEle] (free from the SL Marketplace). This is a nice, simple, calm, free AO with no crazy movements.
TOTAL COST FOR THIS AVATAR: L$498
If you wanted a fatter mesh body, you could pick up the Piggu Jonathan mesh avatar from the SL Marketplace for only L$700 and use that instead. I have checked and you are able to remove the default head and replace it with the Male Head 2 Mesh above. Of course, then you’ll have to find some suitable clothes for the Jonathan avatar, but there’s dozens of options available on the SL Marketplace.
If you decide to go with the Male Mesh Head 2 (L$299), the Jonathan mesh avatar (L$700), and a tuxedo made for the Jonathan avatar (L$100), you’ll spend L$1,099. Throw in a Fat Boy AO by Voir (designed for the Jonathan avatar) for another L$299 and it’ll come to L$1,398 for a fully-outfitted Donald Trump.
Now, if you really want to go all-out with your Donald Trump impersonation, Session Skins has released a Donald Trump skin applier for the Catwa Stanley Bento mesh head:
You can pick this up for L$399 at the Session Skins store (here’s the SLURL).
This would definitely be the most expensive option, as in addition to the L$399 skin applier, you will need to buy the Catwa Stanley head (L$5,000), plus a suitable mesh body (Session Skins sells body skin appliers for both the Belleza Jake and Signature Gianni mesh bodies for L$299 each). The Belleza Jake body costs L$2,999 and the Signature Gianni body is L$3,500.
So you’ll be looking to spend between L$8,697 and L$9,198 for the base Donald Trump avatar, and then you will still have to go out and spend even more on suitable clothing.
However, one advantage of this most expensive option is that you can get this Donald to wear anyting (and I mean, anything) you want. I’m thinking maybe some assless chaps and nipple rings, a black leather Make American Great Again cap, and a chain collar and leash, being led around by a Vladimir Putin avatar…
(Hint: Session Skins also sells a Catwa head skin applier for Vladimir Putin…)
UPDATE Oct. 29th: I would like to mention and thank the people on the official Second Life user forums (and the VirtualVerse user forums, formerly known as SLUniverse), for helpfully pointing out Donald Trump items on the SL Marketplace. I could not have written this blogpost without their assistance. Thank you!