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21 all-ages retextures/recolors of Louis' Sohma Shigure's hair *GENETICS UPDATED 12/02/07*

by alkaloid Posted 6th Oct 2007 at 2:49 AM - Updated 16th May 2008 at 2:11 PM by alkaloid
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This is a new mesh recolour, and means that you will need to download the particular mesh itself in order for this to show up in your game. See the Meshes Needed section or read the text for more information.
Terms of use for these textures/recolors: Per Louis' terms of use, this item is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 Korea License.



UPDATED 12/02/07

This is not a crucial update; I just added in genetic info and used an improved binning technique for the elders. I'm guessing maybe 3000~3300 people downloaded at least one of the files before this update, so if having proper genetics is important to you, be careful about letting files overwrite if you download a sim with one of these hairs.




MESH: http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=83535

Part of the Natural Redhead Project.

I've always loved Louis' Shigure hair, but the original texture really didn't lend itself to recolors. So I gave in, made a new texture, and made a whole bunch of recolors using Louis' alpha. The original hair is on a base game mesh, but I used melodie9's all-ages mesh.

This mesh tends to develop pixeliciousness when I import via the normal method (see my "messy mop" recolors for some cringe-worthy examples), so I imported higher-quality images via SimPE. Slower computers may have some problems with this? I'm not sure. I don't know how anything slower than mine could run the Sims TBH.

These are all color-binned (now geneticized) and made with Legacy BodyShop.

Colors:

Reds: Dark Auburn, Auburn, Titian, Ginger and Strawberry Blond.
Blonds: Beach Blond, Champagne Blond, Ash Blond and Platinum Blond.
Browns: Dark Brown, Chocolate Brown, Cool Brown and Light Brown.
Blacks: True Black and Warm Black.
Custom: Soft Blue, Burgundy, Aubergine, Moss Green, Silver and Snow White.

All individual color swatches are viewable at my photobucket.

The elder states for the 4 natural color bins have various appropriate shades of grey. Auburn is binned in red with brown eyebrows, and Strawberry Blond is binned in blond with red eyebrows. The custom colors are all-ages.

Additional Credits:

Louis, SimPE, Numenor's Legacy BodyShop



Download files

Filename Size Downloads Date
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_ALL21COLORS.rar

Size: 3.82 MB · Downloads: 9,900 · 6th Oct 2007
3.82 MB 9,900 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_ashblond.rar

Size: 217.2 KB · Downloads: 2,268 · 6th Oct 2007
217.2 KB 2,268 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_aubergine.rar

Size: 134.6 KB · Downloads: 1,572 · 6th Oct 2007
134.6 KB 1,572 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_auburn.rar

Size: 226.3 KB · Downloads: 1,825 · 6th Oct 2007
226.3 KB 1,825 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_beachblond.rar

Size: 211.0 KB · Downloads: 2,035 · 6th Oct 2007
211.0 KB 2,035 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_burgundy.rar

Size: 124.0 KB · Downloads: 1,531 · 6th Oct 2007
124.0 KB 1,531 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_champagneblond.rar

Size: 208.2 KB · Downloads: 1,886 · 6th Oct 2007
208.2 KB 1,886 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_chocolatebrown.rar

Size: 185.2 KB · Downloads: 2,171 · 6th Oct 2007
185.2 KB 2,171 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_coolbrown.rar

Size: 188.1 KB · Downloads: 1,826 · 6th Oct 2007
188.1 KB 1,826 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_darkauburn.rar

Size: 186.1 KB · Downloads: 2,403 · 6th Oct 2007
186.1 KB 2,403 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_darkbrown.rar

Size: 208.1 KB · Downloads: 2,278 · 6th Oct 2007
208.1 KB 2,278 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_gingerred.rar

Size: 207.8 KB · Downloads: 1,621 · 6th Oct 2007
207.8 KB 1,621 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_lightbrown.rar

Size: 214.2 KB · Downloads: 1,920 · 6th Oct 2007
214.2 KB 1,920 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_mossgreen.rar

Size: 103.0 KB · Downloads: 1,375 · 6th Oct 2007
103.0 KB 1,375 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_platinumblond.rar

Size: 209.6 KB · Downloads: 1,765 · 6th Oct 2007
209.6 KB 1,765 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_silver.rar

Size: 153.5 KB · Downloads: 1,640 · 6th Oct 2007
153.5 KB 1,640 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_snowwhite.rar

Size: 111.0 KB · Downloads: 1,561 · 6th Oct 2007
111.0 KB 1,561 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_softblue.rar

Size: 110.3 KB · Downloads: 1,410 · 6th Oct 2007
110.3 KB 1,410 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_strawberryblond.rar

Size: 208.3 KB · Downloads: 1,605 · 6th Oct 2007
208.3 KB 1,605 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_titianred.rar

Size: 209.5 KB · Downloads: 1,555 · 6th Oct 2007
209.5 KB 1,555 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_trueblack.rar

Size: 200.3 KB · Downloads: 2,495 · 6th Oct 2007
200.3 KB 2,495 6th Oct 2007
alkaloid_hair_male_melodie9_mop_warmblack.rar

Size: 201.9 KB · Downloads: 2,156 · 6th Oct 2007
201.9 KB 2,156 6th Oct 2007

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