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Picked upload! TS3 Custom Patterns - Retropop!

by HystericalParoxysm Posted 3rd Jun 2009 at 2:01 AM - Updated 3rd Jun 2009 at 2:38 PM by HystericalParoxysm
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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.
Holy crap, custom patterns!

Yes, folks, it's true - these are fully custom patterns for The Sims 3. These are not just colour-slidered versions of the ones that come with the game - they're fully separate, unique, and full of kickassitude and win.

Groovy retro patterns inspired by real retro/vintage wallpaper and fabric designs. Suitable for wallpapers, bedspreads, and really funky clothes - or whatever your heart desires! All patterns have 4 colour options and show up in Abstract.


But how did you do it?!

Magic and pancakes!

Get out those vector editors because it is tedious, time-consuming, and about as much fun as poking yourself in the eye with a sharp stick over the course of several hours. But if you're just a glutton for punishment, here's a tutorial.


Version 1

These can be considered version 1 - smaller file sizes coming soon! These are also highly experimental and may not be perfect - if they blow up your computer, eat all your gummi bears, or make a pass at your sister, well, don't be too surprised. I've used 'em myself and had others test them so they do work.


How do I use them?!

See here: http://www.sims2wiki.info/wiki.php?...g_Package_Files

Do what it says. No whining about RARs - you should know this stuff by now!


Special thanks go to:

Delphy, for putting up with my "it doesn't work" - "no, it still doesn't work" - "now I found a bug" - "hey, it crashed" - for hours on end.

All you crazy cats who figured out the back-end gubbins. You know who you are.

Silent and Emino, for testing.

This download has custom installation instructions!

In addition to the normal installation instructions, this download also has a custom instruction, as follows:

Please make sure to read it before commenting that it doesn't work. :)
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In-Game Category: Abstract

Tags: #retro, #vintage, #retropop