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Picked upload! Tamo's Cat Eye Glasses Conversion

by pinketamine Posted 9th Mar 2011 at 8:24 PM - Updated 22nd Mar 2011 at 10:12 PM by pinketamine
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This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
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Some time ago, Tamo released lovely Cat Eye glasses for TS3. As I prefer playing The Sims 2 I have converted them. Thanks so much to Tamo for her open policy, this wouldn't have been possible without her hard work and her file-share friendly policy.

These glasses work from children to elder, but for females only. There are two different meshes as you can see: basic and crystal (half crystal). The two meshes are slightly different, I tried to make them look exactly the same but couldn't. However this is only noticeable if you switch from one to another in Bodyshop or CAS.

Considering that they are accessories, maybe the polycount is a little high. Most computers should handle this, but if you have an old computer use these with caution.

- Requires No EP.
- New Mesh. You have to download Mesh and Recolor.
- For females only. From child to elder.
- Categorized as Eyeglasses(accessory)
- All files compressed have proper tooltips and have been compressed.

Polygon Counts:
Faces 1040, vertices 952.
Faces 1048, vertices 963.

Additional Credits:
Tamo for her open policy and for the original files.
CuriousB for extracting the meshes and textures from the TS3 files.
Nouk for the hairstyles.
Pooklet for the color actions and textures, used on all these hairs.
Pooklet for the skins.
Nilou for the eyes.

Looking for a Rainbow by CuriousB.
Cat Eyes recolors by Snapun.
Download files
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
pinketamine_TamoBasicCatEyes.rar | Description: Basic Cat Eyes mesh + Black recolor 105.8 KB 22,593 9th Mar 2011
pinketamine_TamoCristalCatEyes.rar | Description: Cristal Cat Eyes mesh + Black recolor 111.2 KB 18,617 9th Mar 2011
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Windows Vista/7/8: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\


4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files(x86)\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Origin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins

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Expansion/Stuff packs required:
Sims 2

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Accessory Type: Glasses
Age: Child Teen Young Adult Adult Elder
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable
Gender: Female

Tags: #glasses, #retro