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Picked upload! Boots 3Dsockified for A/YA/T females!

by traelia Posted 7th Mar 2012 at 10:11 AM - Updated 16th Aug 2012 at 5:18 PM by traelia
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Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.

Where do I begin? So I own these boots in real life and I was thinking, "Hey I've never tried to make shoes before." So off I went trying to make these boots for TS3. Well.... it wasn't as easy as I thought.

These were pretty darn difficult because there are so many things I've never face before in making clothing.
I will release the desockified version sometime soon

Anyways, here they are for you to enjoy!

Now for the technical stuff.
These boots are for T-A females. They can be found in everyday, formal, and athletic categories. There are 4 recolorable channels, and 3 different texture designs that change the sock patterns. There are custom morphs for each morph state.

These boots WILL clip with MOST pants that go past the ankles.

Custom content used on the models:
the adult is wearing this hair.
the teen is wearing this hair.
both of them have this skin.

Poly counts:
A/YA mesh: LOD1 - 1568 verts, 1434 faces
LOD2 - 276 verts, 876 faces
LOD3 - 151 verts, 384 faces
T mesh: LOD1 - 1568 verts, 1434 faces
LOD2 - 315 verts, 876 faces
LOD3 - 159 verts, 384 faces

Additional Credits:
I'd like to take the time to thank everyone who has helped me with these boots, most importantly whiterider (who answered every question she possibly could), cmarNYC and bloomsbase for helping me with morphs, Elexis for also answering every question I asked, and everyone in #create who ooh'd and ahh'd my progress
Also thanks to everyone who created all of the tools used to make these.
Tags: #traelia, #boots, #with, #socks, #doc, #martens, #dr, #3D, #indie

Age: Teen Young Adult Adult
Gender: Female
Clothing Type: Everyday Formal Athletic
Style: Boots
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable

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
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
AF_traelia_DocBootsWsocks.rar 884.6 KB 57,979 7th Mar 2012
TF_traelia_DocBootsWsocks.rar 1.06 MB 47,067 7th Mar 2012
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