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-Better Suits for your Beaches- Default Replacements for Children's Swimsuits

by Phaenoh Posted 24th Sep 2007 at 2:26 AM - Updated 10th Sep 2008 at 12:43 AM by Phaenoh
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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.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Update: I didn't like having two tropical decals on the front of the suit, so I've removed the lower one. The pictures reflect this change. I've also uploaded a version that is decal free, but you don't get pictures of that because I'm lazy. Neither of these will overwrite the old version, as I've changed my file naming system. Only one version can be used at a time. - March 14, 2008

With Bon Voyage out, I'm sure your little simmies are hitting the beaches a lot more, and wearing their swimsuits more as well! Why not actually use all 6 of the Maxis suits for girls and the 4 for boys? In my opinion, the tropical suits were terrible, and that hodge-podge stained glass thing for boys was no better. I've redone the cut of the girls suit (why there wasn't a one piece to begin with is beyond me) and made the swim trunks black and white (totally retro looking!) Just to clarify, you do not need ANY expansion packs for this or any of my other default replacements to work. If you missed the men's (ugly) two-tone swim trunk fix or the women's ones, get that here and here!

These are DEFAULT REPLACEMENTS, meaning, when you place them in your downloads folder, they will act as Maxis clothing, completely replacing their counterparts. This includes sims currently wearing them. If you want to remove mine and return to the maxis versions, just delete my package from your downloads folder. Btw, if you want your clothing catalog images to reflect these changes, delete your thumbnails folder: C:\Documents and Settings\(yourname)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Thumbnails. The game will generate new ones. If you want not default versions, check out this thread of mine.

Have some pics:


BTW, I've got more default replacements, check them out here !

Enjoy!
-Phaenoh

P.S. I love reading comments! Leave me a couple?

Additional Credits:
To Freya and King (my models). Freya was a little less annoyed that this time it was swimsuits instead of underwear, but in her opinion it wasn't much better. I really need to make her some dresses to model....

Age: Child
Gender: Male Female
Clothing Type: Swimwear
Clothing Style: No Style
Other Type: Not Applicable
Maxis Flags: Default Replacement
Outfit Type: Full Outfit

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Phaenoh-GirlsTropicalSwimsuitsDefaultReplacements-NoDecals.rar

Size: 187.7 KB · Downloads: 2,078 · 15th Mar 2008
187.7 KB 2,078 15th Mar 2008
Phaenoh-GirlsTropicalSwimsuitsDefaultReplacements.rar

Size: 194.8 KB · Downloads: 4,635 · 24th Sep 2007
194.8 KB 4,635 24th Sep 2007
Phaenoh-BoysSwimsuitsDefaultReplacements.rar

Size: 91.2 KB · Downloads: 3,907 · 24th Sep 2007
91.2 KB 3,907 24th Sep 2007
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 24th Sep 2007 at 8:52 PM
Thank you Phaenoh. Cant wait to try them out.

You had eyes to see.
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Field Researcher
#3 Old 24th Sep 2007 at 10:44 PM
Love it, thanks so much for de-crapifying the maxis stuff!
Field Researcher
#4 Old 24th Sep 2007 at 10:47 PM
I cant describe to you how pleased I am whenever I see a default replacement from you. Thank you.

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Lab Assistant
#5 Old 25th Sep 2007 at 11:56 AM
Thanks very much, I really like what you've done with these! However, is there any chance that we could get these as simply Custom Clothes, rather than Replacements? I really like these but I don't really like replacing the Defaults. But I really like these! So . . . any possibility?

I have the right to act my shoe size.
Field Researcher
#6 Old 25th Sep 2007 at 2:58 PM
So much better, thank you!
Top Secret Researcher
#7 Old 25th Sep 2007 at 6:36 PM
Fabulous! Thanks so much for decrapifying the Maxis stuff.

I've made some mods for The Sims 1 -- yes, The Sims ONE :-) -- which you can find at http://corylea.com/Sims1ModsByCorylea.html
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 25th Sep 2007 at 10:01 PM
Ahhhhh. I love these.

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Lab Assistant
#9 Old 29th Sep 2007 at 4:42 AM
Thank you for making the onesies. I just don't think little girls should wear bikinis.

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Scholar
#10 Old 5th Oct 2007 at 10:13 AM
I actually like the little girl bikinis, but the ones you made are lovely.
#11 Old 16th Oct 2007 at 12:02 AM
Lovely! Thank you for doing this project!
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 28th Oct 2007 at 2:38 PM
Um, could you add a little more of those pictures for girls? And, I don't know if you've noticed, but the girl's back of the swimming suit is split into *example* one side is pink, the other is purple.

Sorry if I confused you, I often do that
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Original Poster
#13 Old 28th Oct 2007 at 9:55 PM
You would like to see the back of these swimsuits? Thats why I cropped the pictures to still include the mirror. You can see the backs that way. If you are talking about seams, I did make sure to consider them, they are hardly noticeable with the tye-dye color changes.
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 4th Nov 2007 at 2:35 PM Last edited by Canoodle : 1st Mar 2008 at 1:30 AM. Reason: Converted to a 'thanks' post.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaenoh
You would like to see the back of these swimsuits? Thats why I cropped the pictures to still include the mirror. You can see the backs that way. If you are talking about seams, I did make sure to consider them, they are hardly noticeable with the tye-dye color changes.

Um..*Thinks I confused you*
Neve mind, I guess. I actually saw wrong before looking into the details. I'm REALLY sorry for waisting your time. Replacments are great. Love 'em.
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 18th Nov 2007 at 12:56 PM Last edited by Canoodle : 1st Mar 2008 at 1:30 AM. Reason: Converted to a 'thanks' post.
Another great big thank you for these. At first I was afraid I'd need BV, but I see now they work without it. Fabulous! :D

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Test Subject
#16 Old 31st Jan 2008 at 8:29 AM
I always hated picking swimsuits for little girls, but now I won't, thanks for doing this.
Lab Assistant
#17 Old 3rd Feb 2008 at 3:07 AM
Thanks so much for making the girl suits one pieces!

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Lab Assistant
#18 Old 8th Mar 2008 at 9:23 PM
I dunno, I had a two-piece when I was nine. But it was like, hot pink and orange and I loved it because it had a bra top.

Eh, I was nine. I still like these tho, because I don't remember any self-respecting little girl would want to wear shorts with her bikini top. XD

And it's gone, baby, gone.
Field Researcher
#19 Old 9th Apr 2008 at 4:05 PM
I never could understand the appeal of a two piece, still can't understand it for girls (can understand the appeal to guys, which is why I don't wear them), so my little girl sims do not wear two piece outfits. Now they will be able to wear these adorable swimsuits, something they have never done before. Thanks.
Test Subject
#20 Old 20th Jul 2008 at 2:21 PM
Well I actually think the maxis ones are pretty cute but so are these. Can you upload these as just custom swimsuits by any chance? Thankyou
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Original Poster
#21 Old 20th Jul 2008 at 4:44 PM
Please see my tip tutorial on how to make standard custom clothes here http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=269217. I have too many default sets out to make two copies of each outfit, sorry.
Test Subject
#22 Old 20th Aug 2008 at 8:55 AM
Thank you so much for these and your other default replacements! What a huge improvement. :D
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Test Subject
#23 Old 31st Mar 2009 at 9:25 PM
You are so awesome ^_^ ty
Test Subject
#24 Old 7th May 2009 at 10:28 PM
Thanks! Now my little kid's swimwear is a lot more..wearable!

<3
Lab Assistant
#25 Old 14th May 2010 at 6:17 AM
So awesome. You do what maxis should have done to begin with! Thanks so much!
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