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REDUX: Painted Nails for the Kiddies

by daluved1 Posted 7th Aug 2012 at 4:27 PM - Updated 7th Aug 2012 at 4:38 PM by daluved1
39 Comments / replies (Who?) - 11 Feedback Posts, 12 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.
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Painted Nails for Everybody!

All of my original finger nail uploads have long since been tagged and removed from the downloads area because the amount of suckitude was unreal. However, I decided to revive this project because I can't find another version out there for these same age groups.



I took the original versions of my child and toddler nails and tweaked them a lot. I adjusted the finger/toe placement to make them sit better on the sim. I used the default EA skin for the toenail placement. So depending on the skin used, the toenail polish may or may not sit in the exact place where it should. But this is such a small detail.



Besides fixing borked textures and categories, I also adjusted the pattern tilling. Now you can get intricate details on the nails, such as polka dots.



When taking pictures of the nails, I decided NOT to use the HQ mod. So, what you see is how an untouched game would render the nails.



Like before, the nails are for toddler and child females. They are categorized as gloves (nails) and socks (toenails) for all outfit categories, including naked. There is only one channel.

Accessory Type: Misc
Age: Toddler Child
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable
Gender: Female

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
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daluved1_pfPaintedToeNailRedux.rar | toddler toenails

Size: 169.5 KB · Downloads: 14,553 · 7th Aug 2012
169.5 KB 14,553 7th Aug 2012
daluved1_pfPaintedNailRedux.rar | toddler fingernails

Size: 625.5 KB · Downloads: 16,049 · 7th Aug 2012
625.5 KB 16,049 7th Aug 2012
daluved1_cfPaintedToeNailRedux.rar | child toenails

Size: 566.5 KB · Downloads: 17,186 · 7th Aug 2012
566.5 KB 17,186 7th Aug 2012
daluved1_cfPaintedNailRedux.rar | child fingernails

Size: 744.2 KB · Downloads: 19,660 · 7th Aug 2012
744.2 KB 19,660 7th Aug 2012
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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.).


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Lab Assistant
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#2 Old 7th Aug 2012 at 5:26 PM
Wow, these are amazing!
Test Subject
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#3 Old 7th Aug 2012 at 9:35 PM
These are so sweet! Thanks for making the toddlers so adorable.
Lab Assistant
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#4 Old 7th Aug 2012 at 11:31 PM
Thank you!
Field Researcher
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#5 Old 8th Aug 2012 at 4:27 AM
Oh, this is so GOOD. Great idea.
Test Subject
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#6 Old 8th Aug 2012 at 5:01 AM
Thanks a lot. Do you plan to redo the adult version also?
Mother Function
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#7 Old 8th Aug 2012 at 5:33 AM Last edited by daluved1 : 8th Aug 2012 at 7:09 AM.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Harry01
Thanks a lot. Do you plan to redo the adult version also?


Not the painted nails, no. The reason is because there are already much better meshed short nails out there. As well as Lili Sims made some really good painted on nails/toenails for females, too.

"Holy Shift! Check out the asymptotes on that mother function!"
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 8th Aug 2012 at 9:38 PM
When I put these in, my game crashed after going to buy mode less than 15 minutes after I started playing with my active household. When I scanned my mods folder, both packages and overrides, it said that I had only one corrupt file, which were these nails. Nothing else was wrong. Also, I recently got a new thing in my mods folder called a 'caches' folder. It had two other file folders in it, both were completely empty. Is that part of these nails? I don't think it would be.

When life gives you lemons, make orange juice and have everyone wondering how the heck you did it.
Mother Function
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#9 Old 8th Aug 2012 at 11:13 PM
I just tested these and ran through Delphy's Dashboard. There are no conflicts and/or corruptions. My game also has been running just fine.

"Holy Shift! Check out the asymptotes on that mother function!"
Test Subject
#10 Old 10th Aug 2012 at 10:46 PM
How much fun! Thank you.

How about for little boys?

True story: When my kid was little, a preschool teacher brought nail polish to school for the kids. They ALL loved it. But some parents complained, because the teachers wouldn't tell the boys, "You can't do X, because you're a boy." And, of course, what three year old wouldn't think having fun colors on their fingers was the bees knees? So they just stopped altogether.
Mother Function
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#11 Old 10th Aug 2012 at 10:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Merry927
How much fun! Thank you.

How about for little boys?

True story: When my kid was little, a preschool teacher brought nail polish to school for the kids. They ALL loved it. But some parents complained, because the teachers wouldn't tell the boys, "You can't do X, because you're a boy." And, of course, what three year old wouldn't think having fun colors on their fingers was the bees knees? So they just stopped altogether.


You can easily change the gender flags in CTU. I'm just personally not going to do it, as it weirds me out. I can take a grown male with fingernail polish, but not a little boy. No offense.

"Holy Shift! Check out the asymptotes on that mother function!"
Lab Assistant
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#12 Old 11th Aug 2012 at 3:56 AM
Yay! Tysm!
Test Subject
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#13 Old 13th Aug 2012 at 1:28 AM
Very nice
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#14 Old 26th Aug 2012 at 6:13 PM
So cute!
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Test Subject
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#15 Old 2nd Sep 2012 at 3:42 AM
Oh, how precious!!
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 14th Oct 2012 at 5:19 PM
Sims3Dashboard says this file "daluved1_cfPaintedToeNailRedux.package" is corrupt
Test Subject
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#17 Old 17th Nov 2012 at 12:55 AM
Could you make these into a sims 3 pack? Sorry for the inconvenince.
Test Subject
#18 Old 27th Feb 2013 at 2:29 AM
hmm i seem to get corrupt toe nails in dashboard going to redownload the toenails and check. still getting it. duplicate attribute name line 1 position 3593
Test Subject
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#19 Old 10th Mar 2013 at 6:56 PM
Really cute <3 and simple. Now my child and toddler sims will have style.
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Mother Function
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#20 Old 12th Mar 2013 at 4:13 AM
I don't get any errors.

"Holy Shift! Check out the asymptotes on that mother function!"
Test Subject
#21 Old 5th Jun 2013 at 3:39 AM
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Originally Posted by daluved1
Not the painted nails, no. The reason is because there are already much better meshed short nails out there. As well as Lili Sims made some really good painted on nails/toenails for females, too.

I'm bummed about this. My old computer completely died and I wasn't able to Sim for a long time. Now that I have my new computer your nails are gone, Lilisims is dead, and my teen through elder ladies have no toenails... So sad.
Test Subject
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#22 Old 20th Jun 2013 at 9:13 AM
I'm happy someone thought to do this, Thank you very much
Lab Assistant
#23 Old 21st Jul 2013 at 6:25 PM Last edited by SuthernDel : 14th Aug 2013 at 10:09 PM.
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Originally Posted by Patry.
Sims3Dashboard says this file "daluved1_cfPaintedToeNailRedux.package" is corrupt


'd3pl:CloneDefault' is a Duplicate Attribute Name,
Line1, Position 3593, at System.
XMI.XMITextReaderIMPL.Throw (Exception e)

And then the dashboard "disabled" the package.
Top Secret Researcher
#24 Old 21st Aug 2013 at 5:13 PM
I get that same error as the others do. I'm wondering if it's not the file itself, but MTS uploading/downloading error?
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