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Barbie Roberts: 1959

by daluved1 Posted 22nd Sep 2010 at 3:45 PM - Updated 25th Sep 2010 at 2:11 AM by daluved1 : Small fixes and updates :)
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Update 9/24/10 - This is a small update that's really not necessary for you to redownload the sim if you already have her. First, she has her proper name Barbie Roberts not Barbie Rogers. Secondly, she's been repackaged with Lemonleaf's contacts version of her eyes instead of the replacement. That way she'll maintain her iconic glance if you have a different set of replacement eyes. Lastly, she's been repackaged with the new version of the Golden Girl dress that I fixed over at Leefish.

Like I said, if you've already downloaded her, you don't really have to update her. Nothing about her appearance has changed.

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Little known fact about daluved1:

She freaking loves Barbies!

It's true! Growing up as an only child, I spent many days sitting Indian-style in front of a doll house. Instead of getting me that little brother or sister that I always wanted for Christmas, my parents showered me with Barbie dolls and dream houses. So overtime I've acquired this...slightly insane...obsession with Barbie dolls.

I've been wanting to make a Barbie sim for while, so I decided to do one from my favorite era; the late 50s, early 60s model.



This doll has a distinct side-glance look, which is what really makes them so rare. I tried to make the sim resemble the doll as much as possible, while at the same time keeping the sim looking...well....like a sim.



About Barbie
-Young Adult/Female
-Ambitious (duh--she can do anything!)
-Good
-Friendly
-Neat
-Family Oriented

Favorites
-Pink
-Pancakes
-Pop

I didn't stop just with the sim! I wanted to make Ms. Roberts extra special by giving her a custom wardrobe as well. All of these are are not included in the .rar file. They must be downloaded separately at LeeFish.



Her everyday outfit is made from a custom mesh (by me).



I also made Barbie's iconic striped pin-up suit.



And lastly, a simple formal outfit.

Hacks Used:
-Some sort of slider hack. I use the slider hack that's part of AD85's "coremod" set found here.
-Jonha's Sliders
-Delphy's Breast Sliders
-Facial Sliders by Ahmad (bella3lek4)
-Chin-to-Neck Slider by Heriet

**Barbie's face and body were altered extensively with custom sliders, without these sliders installed, the sim will *snap* out of shape whenever you try to alter her.

Custom Content By Me (Not Included):
Golden Girl Dress
Suburban Shopper Dress
Classic Pin-Up Suit

>>Download Here<<

Genetics
Skintone (Non-default) by Heiret's Blog
Eyes N15 (Non-Default) by Lemonleaf

Hair
-Nouk Rockabilly Conversion by Savio
-Short bob with bangs by Tantra

Makeup
-Bright & Smokey eyeshadow by emmzx

Athletic
-Skirt by Lilisims

Swimwear
-Shoes by Lilisims
-Glasses by tamo

Additional Credits:
Special loving thanks to Leesester who help break apart the dress mesh :D
Tags: #barbie, #doll, #vintage, #50s, #60s

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
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Barbie_Roberts.rar

Size: 346.8 KB · Downloads: 8,429 · 25th Sep 2010
346.8 KB 8,429 25th Sep 2010
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Test Subject
THANKS POST
#26 Old 12th Jan 2011 at 5:28 PM
You just made my male sim very happy xD!
I Love it!
Field Researcher
THANKS POST
#27 Old 16th Mar 2011 at 12:02 PM
i have this Barbie! She is called Suburban Shopper and she is made of Silkstone...she comes with a pink phone and basket of fruit and is super gorgeous...she is still mint in the box....so naturally i love this Sim! She is awesome and i love the outfits!!!!! great job
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#28 Old 20th Mar 2011 at 7:06 PM
Oh my goodness thank you so much!!!
I think of my sims as my virtual Barbies <3 Now its even more realistic!!!
I love you for this!
Test Subject
#29 Old 27th May 2011 at 11:37 AM
I really like your barbie, it's beautiful! =D

But i can't seem to get it to work. The skintone file isn't accessible anymore, and my game shuts down whenever I try to use her from the Sim folder. Is there any way to prevent this problem?
Test Subject
#30 Old 27th May 2011 at 7:11 PM
^^ I'm seconding her not working right. I can't seem to choose her in my premade sims. She's so pretty and it's unfair. Anyone else having this problem?
Mother Function
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#31 Old 27th May 2011 at 8:37 PM
I'll have to repackage her without custom hair/skin (this sim was uploaded before that rule was implemented). Can't promise it'll be today, but check back soon.

"Holy Shift! Check out the asymptotes on that mother function!"
Lab Assistant
#32 Old 29th Jun 2011 at 11:02 PM
i would love to have her but it made my game crash
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#33 Old 11th Feb 2012 at 3:22 PM
Barbie can do anything... including crashing my game to desktop Wish it worked.
Mother Function
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#34 Old 11th Feb 2012 at 5:17 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by novaminsulfon
Barbie can do anything... including crashing my game to desktop Wish it worked.


This sim was uploaded before the "do not package with hair and skin" rule. I will update her the next time I get to my main PC.

If the update file still crashes CAS, then I don't know what is wrong with your computer.

"Holy Shift! Check out the asymptotes on that mother function!"
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