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Picked upload! Improved Skin Collection #1

by Enayla Posted 20th Jan 2006 at 1:07 AM - Updated 29th Jan 2006 at 4:32 PM by Enayla
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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.


Hi everyone

This is a set of new skintones from me. Some resemble a few of my earlier, but they're new, much improved versions: I've edited some little deficiencies in their design (moved nipples, fixed edges etc) and I like the new versions a lot more. 'Sweet Fall' is very close to my old 'Fresh Summer', but a bit more freckled and slightly darker. I've softened some of the details – like the shading around the eyes and mouth, that made the old skins look a little aged in some lights.

What you see here in the pictures are the 'normal' versions of the skintones... the 'cut' tone is more defined, the soft one less. The skins are available for all ages, but they are not replacement skins. There is no makeup used in these pictures. The eyebrows and eyes are not included this time, but you can find them with my earlier skins. I'll do a pack with eyes only later on.

I hope I got this right. This is the first time I've tried to supply a .package file instead of the regular, difficult-to-install kind of file. As far as I can tell, only the skintones should be in the files. If this is not the case, please tell me so that I can adjust this. These SHOULD be usable regardless of what EPs you have.

The skintones are as follows,

Alabaster –

A creamy pale skintone.

Rich Earth –

A rich, earthy skintone with a light golden touch.

Porcelain Doll –

A desaturated skintone with blushed cheeks and details.

The Fae –

An extremely pale, bluish skin

Blue Midnight –

A very dark, bluish tone.

Rich Gold –

Deep golden skintone.

Sweet Fall –

A warm, freckled skintone with a golden touch.

Dusk –

A deep, dusky kind of brown – less golden than 'rich earth'.


You are allowed to include these skins with your Sims pretty much anywhere – as long as it is not a donation or pay site and you take care to link back here Enjoy!

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
BlueMidnight.zip

Size: 2.71 MB · Downloads: 44,435 · 20th Jan 2006
2.71 MB 44,435 20th Jan 2006
SweetFall.zip

Size: 3.73 MB · Downloads: 77,510 · 20th Jan 2006
3.73 MB 77,510 20th Jan 2006
RichGold.zip

Size: 3.49 MB · Downloads: 50,968 · 20th Jan 2006
3.49 MB 50,968 20th Jan 2006
PorcelainDoll.zip

Size: 3.74 MB · Downloads: 55,358 · 20th Jan 2006
3.74 MB 55,358 20th Jan 2006
FaeBlue.zip

Size: 2.71 MB · Downloads: 45,568 · 20th Jan 2006
2.71 MB 45,568 20th Jan 2006
DeepEarth.zip

Size: 2.89 MB · Downloads: 47,577 · 20th Jan 2006
2.89 MB 47,577 20th Jan 2006
Alabaster.zip

Size: 2.93 MB · Downloads: 54,858 · 20th Jan 2006
2.93 MB 54,858 20th Jan 2006
_Dusk.zip

Size: 2.69 MB · Downloads: 48,588 · 20th Jan 2006
2.69 MB 48,588 20th Jan 2006
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
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\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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Lab Assistant
#276 Old 21st Mar 2006 at 6:16 AM
I don't remember if it is this one, but I know some of her skins are packaged as "Sims2Pack" files, so check and see if that is the case. If that IS, then you must "run" them as installation files and they should install fine. If anything does go wrong with that (as it did for me) then use Sims2Pack Clean Installer found here on Mod the Sims 2, or just go ahead and cut to the chase, use Clean Installer anyway, and that should make it work for you
Lab Assistant
#277 Old 21st Mar 2006 at 7:44 PM
Oh, my GOD. These are so beautiful. I actually hadn't logged in here for months, but then yesterday I felt the need to create a fae-type Sim, and I didn't have quite the right skintone for her. I was going to try making a recolor myself, but then I thought, "hey, maybe someone on MTS2 has done this already." And lo and behold, you have, and it's exactly what I'd pictured -- in fact, it's better than what I pictured.

Thank you so much for these beautiful skins. All of your skins are fantastic, and I'm planning to run off now and delete every other skin on my system, because they all look like crap next to yours.

God, am I a drooling fangirl or what? But seriously, these are amazing. So lovely. Most user-created skins are too dark and/or oversaturated, but yours look amazingly real.

Right. Stop drooling now. I can do that. Would you believe, I'm almost 40? I'm pretty sure it's not normal to get this excited over Sims skins.

But my fae is going to be so beautiful now!

God, I'm such a dork.

I've got 200GB of child pornography! I'll start viewing it unless this plane lands in Havana!
Test Subject
#278 Old 23rd Mar 2006 at 10:53 AM
Thank you! In my opinion the skins are really good
Lab Assistant
#279 Old 23rd Mar 2006 at 11:11 PM
hey for sweet fall or i forget her name WHERE did u get that lovely hair ? I'd love it for one of my stories.


http://thesims2.ea.com/mysimpage/mysimpage.php

That's the site for my latest story:
"My SISTER'S BOYFRIEND". :gonemad:

(()) www.sim2central.moonfruit.com
//\\ Where Sims Are Sims!!
Field Researcher
#280 Old 4th Apr 2006 at 10:28 AM
Dang it! I just deleted like a dozen skins to save space!!!! Now I see these!! Well, I suppose since I deleted a dozen... it wouldn't hurt to dl four or five of these... maybe six... They are of obvious quality after all that I've been searching for and could maybe even delete a few of the others I saved that were nowhere near this good...but DARN IT - Don't you go making more of these!!!! Like a blue tone...or a peaches and cream ....
or something..like..that......

btw Melgarv.. - not sure, but I'm guessing that Sweet Fall hair is from Rosesims who makes really superior hair that I'm considering paying for....she has free ones too.
Lab Assistant
#281 Old 14th Apr 2006 at 11:40 AM
These are so beautiful! And sumersong86 your words are too true, I would also cry if I found these on a paysite! Thank you so much Enayla for making these skin tones!

La la la...
I am just a random, messy girl in a random, messy world...
Test Subject
#282 Old 14th Apr 2006 at 8:11 PM
WOW..!! There's nothing more to say.. oOo|WOW|oOo Thanks
Test Subject
#283 Old 18th Apr 2006 at 9:41 PM
there gorgeous! thanx
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#284 Old 21st Apr 2006 at 9:17 AM
Absolutely beautiful. They look so ethereal and unreal. I got so excited when I saw these. I'm especially fond of Sweet Fall and consequently like many here I'm curious to know where you got the hair. Again thank you so much.
Test Subject
#285 Old 21st Apr 2006 at 10:22 AM
Where did you get the sweet fall hair! Its gorgeous!
Test Subject
#286 Old 22nd Apr 2006 at 6:44 PM
Enayla, I always snag your skins beacuse they're lovely!
Lab Assistant
#287 Old 23rd Apr 2006 at 2:04 AM
i dont have the right words ..... you have no idea how many hours i spend surfing looking for something like this .......

THANK YOU SOOOOOOO MUCH .......
Test Subject
#288 Old 23rd Apr 2006 at 9:06 PM
Oh my goodness. Wonderful skintones! Unfortunately, my graphics card is going out so they look sort of funky right now. I can't wait to use them next week when I get my new graphics card.

I was wondering if you could possibly upload your model, Sweet Fall. She's gorgeous!
Field Researcher
#289 Old 30th Apr 2006 at 9:42 PM
they're beautiful!!!

Want free quality downloads? then visit my site!!
www.toxiccharm.net
Lab Assistant
#290 Old 1st May 2006 at 7:56 PM
Good job. They're amazing!!! You're really talented. Keep up the good work.

http://www.boomspeed.com/egraphics/91787.gif

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..>(^.^)<...
....(')_(').....
Test Subject
#291 Old 2nd May 2006 at 3:27 AM
Very nice skin tones. Good job.
Forum Resident
#292 Old 3rd May 2006 at 1:45 AM
I am amazed...these are lovely!! Many thanks!!
Lab Assistant
#293 Old 6th May 2006 at 8:44 PM
*Bows in front of the creative lady*

Thanks a lot for these great skins . . . :D
Inventor
#294 Old 9th May 2006 at 4:43 AM
Wow again... *sighs* So beautiful... And your sims are increadable... I love the way you put it with the eyes... *dreawls*
[email protected]_o!.oO(wow...)

At my final resting place
[email protected]_o!
Test Subject
#295 Old 17th May 2006 at 9:23 PM
Super! 10X
Test Subject
#296 Old 18th May 2006 at 4:50 AM
Absolutely GORGEOUS!!! Thank you so much for sharing!!
Test Subject
#297 Old 20th May 2006 at 6:48 PM
Awesome!! Great... WONDERFULLLLLLLLL!!!!!! The most fantastic download on modthesims2.com
Test Subject
#298 Old 30th May 2006 at 8:36 AM
Ack. Love, you really need to stop making skins, or else my game will overload from all of the beauty. (:

Keep up the amazing work.

< 3, simaphobia
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