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Picked upload! Floodfill Dresses Be GONE! UPDATE- Please Read!

by nichellerj Posted 8th Mar 2010 at 12:38 AM - Updated 22nd Aug 2010 at 3:14 AM by nichellerj
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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.
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I've realized that these dresses not only replace the TEEN formals, but the ADULT and YA formals that came with the Nightlife and University eps! The same exact dresses are replaced, nothing has changed there. (and the dark blue and black strapless dresses- Uni, I think? -haven't been changed at all) Obviously if you don't have one or both of those ep's, the dresses will only show up in the Teen age group.
I don't know if there is a way to change this. Personally, I'm rather glad it works for the other ages, as now I don't have to make a seperate set, but I figured it best to give you all a head's up.

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So... I learned how to create default replacements and one of the first things I tackled was the set of Teen Formal dresses that came with the base game.

You know these dresses... the brightly colored (and plain) halter dresses, the glittery pixellated dress of doom, and the pink and purple strapless dresses, with the odd white stripe on the bottom.

I replaced ALL of those dresses, with a new maxis-matching texture in similar colors. (red replaces red, pink replaces pink, blah blah blah) The WHITE dress, however, replaces the Glitter Pixel dress.
I also toned down the green a bit, in a color that I like a bit more...

The files are named accordingly, so you can replace only the dresses you WANT to replace.

The light in my game has made these dresses look more glaringly bright then they actually are, sorry about that.

Uhm... and I think that's all. I hope you can find these useful!

Age: Teen Young Adult Adult
Gender: Female
Clothing Type: Formal
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
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nichellerj_TFFormal_NON_DEFAULTS.zip

Size: 1.03 MB · Downloads: 5,174 · 8th Mar 2010
1.03 MB 5,174 8th Mar 2010
nichellerj_TFFormal_DEFAULTS.zip

Size: 995.3 KB · Downloads: 16,136 · 8th Mar 2010
995.3 KB 16,136 8th Mar 2010
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Lab Assistant
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#51 Old 22nd May 2011 at 12:24 AM
once again thank you.This is so much better than those weird dresses.I got the defaults so all my neighborhoods can be formal in style.
Test Subject
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#52 Old 9th Jan 2014 at 5:23 PM
Thanks for figuring away how to replace those "floodfill" colors...I hate they way Maxis did it that way, but can't reliably delete them from the game without serious consequences!
Instructor
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#53 Old 23rd Jan 2014 at 9:28 AM
that's a wonderful color range! I think I know the dresses you mean - the "odd white stripe" rang a bell. Well, no loss there. Thanks!
Test Subject
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#54 Old 5th Feb 2014 at 8:17 PM
OMG, thank you. I always hated those dresses and now they are gone. Yay! (:
Test Subject
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#55 Old 22nd Jun 2014 at 9:13 PM
These are absolutely gorgeous! Thanks!
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