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Sims 2 Plantsim Hair for Male and Female, Teen to Elder

by Esmeralda Posted 6th May 2011 at 12:25 PM - Updated 12th Mar 2013 at 12:10 PM by Esmeralda : Just some changes to text
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This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
The latest world by the very talented kiwi_tea, the Sims 2 Riverblossom Hills remake (http://www.modthesims.info/d/429780 ) which also included remakes of the inhabitants of the original town including the plantsim Rose Greenman, inspired me to convert the Sims 2 plantsim hair for Rose to wear for my game.

The hair is in two versions: 1) TS2PlantsimHairM+F,T-E_byEsmeraldaF_Original, a straightforward conversion with the original colours and textures for those who want the hair to look authentic as it did in The Sims 2, and 2) TS2PlantsimHairM+F,T-E_byEsmeraldaF_Recolourable, a recolourable version for those who would like a bit of variety. The two versions are compatible and can be in your game at the same time, so you can use both.

It's for men and women teen to elder, and is found in the Hat Hairs section in CAS. (I may make versions for children and toddlers at some point in the future.)

Here's kiwi_tea's Rose Greenman wearing the original converted hair:


Here's the original conversion vs the recolourable conversion - you can achieve some pretty effects by using patterns on the hair as well as colours. The recolourable version has three recolourable areas: the leafy main hair, the stems of the little sprigs that sprout up on top, and the buds of the sprigs.


Below are three examples - the original version and the recolourable version in solid red with blue buds, and in patterned:

(Background in above pic is a house from the custom world Hammond Island by TVRDesigns: http://www.modthesims.info/d/404080 )

If you want to make your plantsims even more authentic, you can try the plantsim skin as tattoo converted by emhpb, here: http://www.modthesims.info/d/387593

One issue: As is usual with custom Hat Hair, this hair will revert to a base game hair when the sim is in the bathtub or shower. You can make it stay on while bathing by giving them the 'Never Nude' trait if it bothers you - but I just don't look at my sims while they're bathing!

Hope you enjoy this hair and having a few plantsims running around your town!

INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS:

Unzip one or both .zip files and copy the .package file(s) to your Mods\Packages folder. Each file is for both men and women.

If you don't have a Mods\Packages folder and/or don't know how to install .package files, please see full instructions here: http://www.modthesims.info/wiki.php...g_Package_Files

Polygon Counts:
1238

Additional Credits:
Made with the CTU: http://www.modthesims.info/d/364926



Download files

Filename Size Downloads Date
TS2PlantsimHairM+F,T-E_byEsmeraldaF_Recolourable.zip

Size: 334.7 KB · Downloads: 10,570 · 6th May 2011
334.7 KB 10,570 6th May 2011
TS2PlantsimHairM+F,T-E_byEsmeraldaF_Original.zip

Size: 514.0 KB · Downloads: 7,728 · 6th May 2011
514.0 KB 7,728 6th May 2011

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Hair Style: Maxis-Match
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable
Bin Type: Binned
Age: Teen Young Adult Adult Elder

Tags: #plantsim, #plant, #hair, #sims 2, #conversion