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Multicolored Roof Recolors!

by QBUILDERZ Posted 28th May 2011 at 4:24 PM - Updated 5th Aug 2011 at 6:34 AM by QBUILDERZ
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This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.
Shades of Colors!

The past few months have been pretty busy for me. With my senior year approaching and college looming on the horizon, I have had few chances to actually work on my crap sitting around my computer. This particular set has been around for over two months, taking up space on my desktop; thankfully they are finally done! This set of roofs (yeah, another set, sue me) is made to have multiple shades of the same color all mixed into one roof, like with Spanish tile. Since I have a habit of making sets, what started as "Just one green roof" turned into "Ah! A perfect set of twelve!" in about an hour.





Each roof has been meticulously recolored by separating the maps into seventeen or so layers, recoloring tiles, and flattening the image back out. The patterns will appear differently where roof section meet as well as other intersections and joints. With a well done roof, there will be no noticeable repeating at all!

Hopefully I can get up a few of my finished lots this weekend as well. Until next time, happy creating!

Additional Credits:
Morphead - Making the awesome animated icon and offering tons of feedback with the damn yellow roof.
Deluxe Designs - Feedback and support.
Daluved - Feedback.
TVRdesigns - Feedback.
Flabaliki - Feedback.

Thanks so much you guys
Tags: #The, #sims, #3, #multicolored, #roofs, #Qbuilderz, #base, #game

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Multicolored Roof.zip 2.54 MB 8,731 28th May 2011
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