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Polyester Parade

by fakepeeps7 Posted 27th Nov 2015 at 11:51 PM
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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.
So... this month's theme is "vintage". According to the guidelines, that's anything from the 1950s through the 1980s. I guess that makes me vintage!

Anyway, I racked my brain to try to figure out what to make for my little Sims. I've already made tie-dye outfits and poodle skirts. Eventually, I turned to the Internet and looked up some old catalogs from the decades in question. Let me just say that I'm glad I wasn't a little boy in the 1960s and '70s. Yikes! Now my poor Sims are walking around looking like they raided their grandfather's closet, with their tacky shirts, pleated pants, and sensible shoes. But, hey... it's "vintage", right?

These outfits come in nine colours. They're basically an age conversion of one of the outfits from FreeTime, but I didn't include the three original colours in this set (so if your Sims want to match with their grandpa, they're out of luck).

The outfits use a new mesh, which is included. It has a working fat morph (see the little kid in the brownish plaid shirt and round glasses, above). They're set as Everyday. No EPs or SPs are required.


Polygon Counts:
shirt & pants = 2020

Additional Credits:
All hairstyles are by Maxis, as are the round glasses. The retro glasses are by tamo and can be found here.
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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shirt&pants-all9colours&MESH.zip 2.39 MB 2,079 27th Nov 2015
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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There are 1 recolours of this mesh on MTS:

These recolours may or may not be endorsed by fakepeeps7.

Expansion/Stuff packs required:
Sims 2

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Age: Child
Gender: Male
Clothing Type: Everyday
Clothing Style: Historial
Other Type: Not Applicable
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable Age Conversion
Outfit Type: Full Outfit

Tags: #themevintage, #boy, #child, #vintage, #everyday, #outfit