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Ultra-Plain Faces : Default + Non-Default

by tamo Posted 11th Aug 2010 at 7:58 AM - Updated 28th Aug 2010 at 2:14 PM by tamo
62 Comments / replies (Who?) - 23 Feedback Posts, 2 Thanks Posts
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.
Update:28th Aug, 2010
Add separate packages(Default Male/Female/Child/Toddler) for various use.
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These are default and non-default face skins. For both gender, all ages (toddler to elder).
These faces are MAXIS/EA-Match type, like my "Ultra-Plain Eyes".

And I uploaded a package of "Face Overlay Fix" together.
This fix removes female's unnatural lipstick and cleans eye white. This function is the same as missy harries' and -Shady-'s. My version is using EA's white of eye. All previews use Face Overlay FIX.

Comparison:
Same color tone range as EA. More realistic details around eyes. Moderately sharp nose. Pretty nostrils. "Pudding"-free shading.




Description:
General

- For both genders, all ages (Toddler to Elder)
- Requires No EP.
- Tested in the game version 4.2.32x

Non-Default
- Requires UI Mod by Rez Delnava
- EA default 6 colors (separate 2 packages, as "Natural Tone" and "Fantasy Tone".)

Picture Credits:
- Surfer hair conversions by Wojtek
- Alien eyes by Sarah
- Ahmad's Facial Sliders
- AwesomeMod
- The MasterController
- Eyes by me
- Model Sim: Girl and Sam by me

Additional Credits:
- Peter L Jones for s3pe
- CmarNYC for Skininator
- MTS

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 3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
tamo_TS3_Faces_UltraPlain_Default_Separate.rar | Default Faces : Separate Packages (Male, Female, Child, Toddler)

Size: 4.50 MB · Downloads: 16,988 · 28th Aug 2010
4.50 MB 16,988 28th Aug 2010
tamo_TS3_FaceOverlay_Fix_EA_Whites.rar | Face Overlay FIX

Size: 154.3 KB · Downloads: 17,486 · 11th Aug 2010
154.3 KB 17,486 11th Aug 2010
tamo_TS3_Faces_UltraPlain_NonDefault.rar | Non-Default Faces (Natural 3 tones and Fantasy 3 tones)

Size: 9.82 MB · Downloads: 24,870 · 11th Aug 2010
9.82 MB 24,870 11th Aug 2010
tamo_TS3_Faces_UltraPlain_Default.rar | Default Faces + Face Overlay FIX

Size: 4.68 MB · Downloads: 54,087 · 11th Aug 2010
4.68 MB 54,087 11th Aug 2010
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).


Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.


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Test Subject
#2 Old 11th Aug 2010 at 11:11 AM
beautiful! I guess I an remove the Moonlight Skin Collection in my Mods folder lol :P

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Test Subject
#3 Old 11th Aug 2010 at 11:13 AM
...but could you make the same changes for the body..? I would love for you to update me on your NEXT replacement body mod okay?

Adventurer and Tomb Raider
Forum Resident
#4 Old 11th Aug 2010 at 1:05 PM
Perfect is the only word to describe these!


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Scholar
#5 Old 11th Aug 2010 at 5:35 PM
Yay, it's out! Can't wait to try it.

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Lab Assistant
#6 Old 12th Aug 2010 at 5:46 AM
Lovely downloading it now even though I have like 30 non defaults already. You do really lovely work.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#7 Old 12th Aug 2010 at 3:23 PM
Thanks So happy to share these here with you!!

nikol4e: Thanks. EA-Match Body skins? I'm not planning to make those now.
Test Subject
#8 Old 12th Aug 2010 at 11:06 PM
would it be possible to upload the male sim you used to show the differences
Test Subject
#9 Old 13th Aug 2010 at 1:45 AM
^ Done and done! He's up on Tamo's site.

Tamo, I'm shocked there aren't more people praising your work here. It's somewhat subtle, but a FAR superior substitute for EA's puddingtastic skins. In fact, I've yet to see anyone else make custom skins that improve upon the defaults so well, without completely changing how a sim looks. Awesome job!
Test Subject
#10 Old 13th Aug 2010 at 3:23 AM
Wow Thanks and It's a Great Picture! What Kind Of Photoshop Program do u use ?

Always Life and Never Dies ..
Test Subject
#11 Old 13th Aug 2010 at 7:35 PM
Great!!
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#12 Old 14th Aug 2010 at 4:50 PM
Thank you, guys!

Uberdubie : Oh thanks! It's all right with me. I think EA-Match taste is not so popular in TS3, and many people have already downloaded these at my blog. And I feel I got too much enough feedback from you all.

chaa_screammy : I'm using a old "photoshop elements" for trimming for screen shots. But I didn't photoshopped. When the reduced-size photos blurred, I just use a little bit "sharpen" filter. I think the most important thing is the lighting!
Test Subject
#13 Old 26th Aug 2010 at 2:00 AM
I love you! Thank you for sharing. These are awesome.

Test Subject
#14 Old 31st Aug 2010 at 1:03 AM
Thank you! The faces looks awesome! Omg! It's nicholas cage the man who is the middle of the pic 5? XD
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#15 Old 1st Sep 2010 at 1:38 PM
Thanks to all!

Foxer_redfox : That guys is a "almost" Cage.? I'm not sure he is Nicholas Cage or not. haha. But yes certainly, I've imagined him when I created that sim.
I'm constantly creating a Nicholas Cage-like sim. I can't stop creating a Nicholas Cage-like sim. It's my guilty pleasure!! :D
Test Subject
#16 Old 4th Sep 2010 at 12:00 AM
I love these!
But could you please post the girl modeling the natural red skin on your site?
Please she is beautiful!
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#17 Old 7th Sep 2010 at 12:18 AM
@ndrew : Thanks!! Maybe I'll upload that sim in the future when ready.
Test Subject
#18 Old 17th Sep 2010 at 4:27 AM
Is there any way i can download the man from the 2nd photo and the "red skin" woman from the 5th photo, thanks
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#19 Old 18th Sep 2010 at 3:13 PM
countfav4 : If "the man from the 2nd photo" means comparison photo, I've already uploaded him to my blog (HERE).
And that woman is... I'll upload her when ready. wait a moment.
Test Subject
#20 Old 2nd Oct 2010 at 4:02 PM
Can you use this face fix with a custom skintone? I use this one skintone, but I don't like the face fix it comes with, so I was thinking about using this instead.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#21 Old 5th Oct 2010 at 11:04 AM
koolyaid : Hi. My face fix is able to use with other skins.
But if the skin not contain face overlays. (Custom teeth, custom eye white are using face overlays for overwriting defaults). Hope this helps.
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#22 Old 12th Oct 2010 at 2:47 PM
Amazing!!!!!
Lab Assistant
THANKS POST
#23 Old 3rd Nov 2010 at 3:55 AM
You should do the same for body default replacements,
I love these face fixes and your default eyes

Test Subject
#24 Old 12th Nov 2010 at 12:15 AM
Hey Tamo,

First I must thank you for that beautiful face.

Just one question:
Is it possible to use 234jiaoTS3skin with your FaceOverlay_Fix_EA_Whites, so that only the eyes and theeth aren't inserted. I want just that beautiful face.

Greets
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#25 Old 14th Nov 2010 at 9:15 AM
Deathlicon : Hi, and thanks.
Technically it's possible. But I think 234jiao's skin doesn't need fix.
I've checked 234jiao's skin(V9/9.2/6) and they didn't have face overlay textures. It means they doesn't replace eye whites and teeth.

Are you using Aikea's multicolored eyes? It includes custom eye whites and teeth(=face overlay textures). If use my fix and these kind of eyes at the same time, I don't know what happen. Perhaps, either file is given priority over other. I guess but I'm not sure. Hope this helps.
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