zeldathemes
Hello there and welcome to my simblr! I create content for The Sims 3, everything from houses and community lots to clothes and mods, and I intend to use this blog as a place to post pictures of my various projects and uploads. In addition, I love writing stories for the game, and once in a while I will share updates from my legacy here as well.

I really love how crisp and clear and detailed #aWT’s default replacement eye meshes and iris and pupil sliders look (even without an HQ mod!), but the lack of toddler and child versions always annoyed me. I’m a bit persnickety about my game (I need consistency, lol), and I found the difference between the kid eyes and adult eyes disconcerting.

So I converted the meshes for the younger ages, but of course that wasn’t quite good enough. ;) I had to get those stupid sliders working for them too, which was not a quick or simple job. However, I did finally figure it out. =)

But anyway, on to the important stuff.

  • I converted Buhudain’s fix of #aWT’s default replacement eyeball mesh, so credit belongs to both of them for the original.
  • Similar to Buhudain, I am uploading TWO versions of the eye meshes. The first version uses the SimSkin Shader, meaning vampire and werewolf eyes will not glow but they ARE slider compatible, while the second version uses the SimEyes shader, meaning vampire and werewolf eyes will glow (or do they for kids? I don’t even know…) but they will NOT morph with the sliders.
  • USE ONLY ONE SHADER VERSION AT A TIME! Otherwise you’ll see some inconsistent and puzzling results.
  • You will still need either #aWT’s or Buhudain’s default replacement eyeball mesh for teens through elders. I am only uploading the toddler and child version.
  • Finally, I had to rebuild #aWT’s slider morphs from scratch to include children and toddlers, so if you want to use them you will need to either A) Remove #aWT’s old pupil and iris sliders from your game and replace them with my sliders or B) Place my sliders in your Overrides folder.

Whew! Sorry for the wall of text, but please read through it! I know it’s a bit confusing though, so I don’t mind answering questions. =)

Download #aWT’s Default Replacement Eye Meshes for Children & Toddlers SimSkin Shader Version (Slider Compatible) HERE.

Download #aWT’s Default Replacement Eye Meshes for Children & Toddlers SimEyes Shader Version (Slider INcompatible) HERE.

Download #aWT’s Eye Sliders Updated for All Ages HERE.

As always, please let me know if you have any issues! I’m moving houses this week, so I may be unavailable for a while, but I will try very hard to check in. Thank you!

  #TS3    #CAS    #From Buckley with Love  
Can anyone see the difference between the two pictures? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?
Okay, so it’s 5:00 a.m. right now, but I’m bouncing off the walls I’m so excited. I converted #aWT’s default replacement eyeball mesh for children and toddlers. And the best part? I finally got the iris and pupil sliders to work! I had to completely remake the bgeos (the morph data for the sliders) from scratch (basically meaning hundreds of geom (mesh) files to keep straight and whole lot of plugging and chugging), but they DO work as default replacements for the old sliders. So if you have a sim who already uses #aWT’s iris and pupil sliders, they should still retain their values with no extra effort on your part, only now it will work on kids and tots too! =D
I want to double check the sliders tomorrow and maybe tweak my toddler conversion some more before I release it, but yay! No more ugly eyes for children!

Can anyone see the difference between the two pictures? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?

Okay, so it’s 5:00 a.m. right now, but I’m bouncing off the walls I’m so excited. I converted #aWT’s default replacement eyeball mesh for children and toddlers. And the best part? I finally got the iris and pupil sliders to work! I had to completely remake the bgeos (the morph data for the sliders) from scratch (basically meaning hundreds of geom (mesh) files to keep straight and whole lot of plugging and chugging), but they DO work as default replacements for the old sliders. So if you have a sim who already uses #aWT’s iris and pupil sliders, they should still retain their values with no extra effort on your part, only now it will work on kids and tots too! =D

I want to double check the sliders tomorrow and maybe tweak my toddler conversion some more before I release it, but yay! No more ugly eyes for children!

  #TS3    #CAS    #WIP  

After reading about Hayley’s GoFundMe campaign, I decided to get off my lazy bum and finish some of the many CC projects that have been piling up on my hard drive. I hope to share some more goodies in the future, but for now here are two new winter themed dresses for girls.

Read more and download them HERE on Mod The Sims, and if you use and enjoy the content I create please consider donating to help a fellow simmer out. Every little bit counts. <3 Thank you!

  #TS3    #CAS    #From Buckley with Love    #CCForHayley    #NewWheelchair  

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I’ve been trying to create a hair texture I like so I can make my own retextures, and after literally months of working on it (tweaking/testing/tweaking/giving up/trying again two weeks later) I’m finally feeling a bit more comfortable with my diffuse texture. But now I can’t decide on a highlights style I like, lol. So I’m posting these pictures up here in case any of you guys have thoughts/opinions/suggestions. <3

Top - EA Highlights
Middle - Adjust Shine Highlights
Left Bottom - EA Highlights
Right Bottom - Adjust Shine Highlights

(And yes, I know they’re really similar, but I’m picky. XD)

  #TS3    #Delete Later  

jenba:

This is the first of what I hope will be several “by request” lots for TS4. Buckleysims requested a diner, so I made this retro yet modern hotspot where your Sims can have drinks or make coffee, socialize, dance to the jukebox, watch TV at their table, and grill up some burgers.

A few notes about this lot:

  • I had some trouble with the lighting - even though there are a ton of lights, it still looks a bit dark in the daytime. And then at night, it’s almost too bright. :-p So just a heads up that you might want to do some adjusting based on how it looks in your game.
  • If you try to take a pic indoors and see “holes” in the ceiling, try putting the roof all the way up and then lowering the camera back inside. 
  • I put grills and picnic tables outside so Sims can have something more substantial to eat than chips at the bar, but if you want your Sim to eat their burgers and hot dogs inside (where most of the Sims seem to congregate), you can do this: grill the food, grab a serving, then direct your Sim to sit on one of the chairs inside. They should pick up their food and carry it to that spot.
  • This lot contains resized objects - if you want them to maintain their size, you may want to place the lot from within Build Mode and not from Manage Worlds.

Details:

  • Lot size: 20 x 30
  • Lot location: “Pebble Burrow” in Oasis Springs
  • Lot type: Bar
  • Uploaded to the Gallery under Origin ID silrosse and hashtag jenba.

Huge thanks to everyone who gave me such great feedback on this lot! 

Thank you so so SO much!!! It looks absolutely incredible, and I can’t WAIT to send my sims here on dates and family outings and stuff! I love how many different activities you included, too. So perfect! I’m going to boot up TS4 right now so I can snag it from the gallery. <3

  #Reblog    #TS4  
heavensims:

Halloween Photo Challenge
October 1st: Autumn Day Night

They are so cute together! &lt;3

heavensims:

Halloween Photo Challenge

October 1st: Autumn Day Night

They are so cute together! <3

  #Reblog    #TS3    #Jesse Spencer    #Josephine Beckett  
I absolutely hated the Sims 4 camera, so I made some adjustments to it. Based on Aikea Guinea&#8217;s and cmomoney&#8217;s Sims 3 camera mods, my mod eliminates the drift from the live mode and tab mode cameras, and it increases both cameras&#8217; minimum ranges, allowing you to get much lower down to the ground. I also tried to remove the overall bounciness of it; however, there is still a bit too much spring for my tastes, especially when you move between floors.
Read more and download HERE.
I hope you all like it, and if you have any problems or suggestions for more improvements my inbox is always open on here or Mod The Sims! =)

I absolutely hated the Sims 4 camera, so I made some adjustments to it. Based on Aikea Guinea’s and cmomoney’s Sims 3 camera mods, my mod eliminates the drift from the live mode and tab mode cameras, and it increases both cameras’ minimum ranges, allowing you to get much lower down to the ground. I also tried to remove the overall bounciness of it; however, there is still a bit too much spring for my tastes, especially when you move between floors.

Read more and download HERE.

I hope you all like it, and if you have any problems or suggestions for more improvements my inbox is always open on here or Mod The Sims! =)

  #TS4    #Mods    #From Buckley with Love  

jenba:

Cool/not cool? The awesome Buckleysims requested a diner when I went fishing for requests earlier this week, so I plan on building two of them (I couldn’t decide between one or the other). This is the first one, so if it doesn’t strike your fancy, maybe the next one will. I’m playtesting currently - we’ll see how it goes!

IT LOOKS SO AMAZING JENBA!!! *tries to wait patiently*

  #Seriously though    #AMAZING    #TS4    #Reblog  
heavensims:

Not one to take life lying down, Chance hasn’t let his abusive childhood define him. With an industrious work ethic and charm, he quickly skyrocketed to fame as a racetrack driver in Starlight Shores, complete with a rabid female fan base. But if Chance is going to settle down with someone, she has to be perfect. Will he continue finding fatal flaws in everyone he dates or can he learn to accept someone, faults and all?
Created by buckleysims


Ahhhh, my Chance looks so good! =D I can&#8217;t wait for you to start!!!

heavensims:

Not one to take life lying down, Chance hasn’t let his abusive childhood define him. With an industrious work ethic and charm, he quickly skyrocketed to fame as a racetrack driver in Starlight Shores, complete with a rabid female fan base. But if Chance is going to settle down with someone, she has to be perfect. Will he continue finding fatal flaws in everyone he dates or can he learn to accept someone, faults and all?

Created by buckleysims

Ahhhh, my Chance looks so good! =D I can’t wait for you to start!!!

  #TS3    #Reblog  

heavensims:

I’m generally not one to fan the flames of drama but this isn’t something silly regarding personal opinion or hurt feelings. This is about STEALING.

Sims4Forum has been copying and hosting sims 4 content from all over the web, without explicit permission from the creators. Indeed, in some cases, they have hosted content that specifically had a TOU stating not to upload elsewhere. After reading about his site on MTS, the site owner decided to pop in and share his thoughts excuses for his atrocious behavior. Some of them include (my favorite) “it’s too hard to ask everyone first”, “just in case the files are lost" and that "MTS is just picking on his site because they’re trying to monopolize the TS4 CC scene”. 

A lot of people don’t realize that intellectual property is automatically copyrighted as soon as it’s in “tangible form” and includes literary works, as well as photographs, graphics and software. Once your content is fixed in a tangible medium of expression, copyright protection is created: it’s yours and you have exclusive rights to control it, including distribution. 

So what can you do if your content is being hosted somewhere you did not authorize? First, send a message demanding removal of your content. You can also submit a DMCA notice to sims4forum’s web host. You can find a sample DMCA notice on MTS if you need one. Though you should not have to, I would strongly recommend having a visible and clear TOU stating that your content cannot be reuploaded/hosted elsewhere, by anyone other than you. 

This does not just apply to sims4forum, or TS4 content, though that’s what has brought on this post. As creators, we shouldn’t have to worry about our content being stolen (or profited from) just because we’ve posted it. It goes for everyone out there: don’t steal people’s hard work, don’t violate their TOU because you want to, don’t repost links hidden behind your own adfly links. When in doubt about editing someone’s creation, always ask! Not only is it just not cool, it’s illegal.

  #TS4    #Reblog  

Harbor Lane Public Library for Willow Creek. With three separate reading rooms, a designated computer lab, an updated children’s area, and a quiet space for teens to study, I tried to pack in as many different activities as I could. The exterior is admittedly pretty simple, but I think the interior turned out pretty well. I like all the nooks and crannies. =)

  #TS4    #Lot    #Community  

Chance Ryder for heavensims Are You The One? challenge.

The pungent aroma of gasoline and the overwhelming stench of car exhaust fills the air around him, but despite his watering eyes and stinging nostrils Chance Ryder takes a deep, indulgent breath, savoring the odor. His home for the past five years, he owes everything he has to the racetrack and all the friends he’s made here.

As the youngest son of an auto mechanic, Chance practically grew up with a wrench in his hands. He began fixing up cars long before he could legally drive them, and he always thrived at anything that involved physics, logic, or working with his hands. However, at the age of thirteen, his mother suddenly vanished one day, leaving Chance and his two older brothers alone to deal with their father’s increasingly violent drinking binges.

By the time he turned seventeen, Chance had seen enough. Fed up with the constant beatings and never ending verbal abuse, he quit school and ran away to the nearby city of Starlight Shores where he took a job at the local racetrack as a popcorn vendor. A sharp kid with an industrious work ethic and easy charm, he quickly moved up the ranks over the next couple of years until eventually he caught the eye of the manager of one of the drivers. A little flirting and a few dates later, Chance secured himself a position in her client’s pit crew, and soon he found himself in the driver’s seat.

Now, with a few important victories under his belt and a rabid female fan following to boot, Chance has agreed to participate in the new reality show Are You The One?. He figures the exposure will help expand his marketing appeal and perhaps land him a couple of lucrative advertising deals, but worst case at least he’ll get to hang out with some hot chicks during the speedway’s off season.

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  #TS3    #Pixel Person    #Chance Ryder    #heavensims ayto  
nilxis:

Hi, I’m Nilxis, a world creator, and I have a problem. Some days ago I noticed my Mediafire account was suspended and I had no longer access to my worlds. (Read more about it here). I had some of them in my computer but the other versions are lost. If you have a version of one of my worlds, I’d be eternally grateful if you could upload it and send me a link. Here’s a list of all the versions I have and the ones I don’t have:
(“THIS” means I already have it, and “THIS” means I don’t have it so if you do, please upload it)
Saaqartoq versions:

Saaqartoq Spanish Unpopulated
Saaqartoq Spanish Populated
Saaqartoq English Unpopulated
Saaqartoq English Populated

Plav Raj versions: (completed)

Plav Raj Spanish Unpopulated
Plav Raj English Unpopulated (Thanks Aminovas!)
Plav Raj CC File

Empordà versions:

Empordà Spanish Unpopulated
Empordà Spanish Populated
Empordà English Unpopulated
Empordà English Populated
Empordà CC File

Ziwa Bonde versions:

Ziwa Bonde Spanish Unpopulated
Ziwa Bonde Spanish Populated
Ziwa Bonde English Unpopulated
Ziwa Bonde English Populated
Ziwa Bonde CC File

Suvadiva Resort versions:

Suvadiva Resort Spanish Unpopulated
Suvadiva Resort English Unpopulated

Sa Pineda versions: (completed)

Sa Pineda English Populated

Isla Kalooni versions:

Isla Kalooni Spanish Populated
Kalooni Island English Populated

Costa-Sol versions:

Costa-Sol Spanish Unpopulated

The files I’m looking for are the .sims3pack files you have in your Electronic Arts/Sims 3/Downloads folder
Send me a private message or contact me via e-mail here.
Please help spread this post and reblog so I can upload my worlds again and we can all enjoy them. Thank you so much for your support, we can make it! :)

nilxis:

Hi, I’m Nilxis, a world creator, and I have a problem. Some days ago I noticed my Mediafire account was suspended and I had no longer access to my worlds. (Read more about it here). I had some of them in my computer but the other versions are lost. If you have a version of one of my worlds, I’d be eternally grateful if you could upload it and send me a link. Here’s a list of all the versions I have and the ones I don’t have:

(“THIS” means I already have it, and “THIS” means I don’t have it so if you do, please upload it)

Saaqartoq versions:

Saaqartoq Spanish Unpopulated

Saaqartoq Spanish Populated

Saaqartoq English Unpopulated

Saaqartoq English Populated

Plav Raj versions: (completed)

Plav Raj Spanish Unpopulated

Plav Raj English Unpopulated (Thanks Aminovas!)

Plav Raj CC File

Empordà versions:

Empordà Spanish Unpopulated

Empordà Spanish Populated

Empordà English Unpopulated

Empordà English Populated

Empordà CC File

Ziwa Bonde versions:

Ziwa Bonde Spanish Unpopulated

Ziwa Bonde Spanish Populated

Ziwa Bonde English Unpopulated

Ziwa Bonde English Populated

Ziwa Bonde CC File

Suvadiva Resort versions:

Suvadiva Resort Spanish Unpopulated

Suvadiva Resort English Unpopulated

Sa Pineda versions: (completed)

Sa Pineda English Populated

Isla Kalooni versions:

Isla Kalooni Spanish Populated

Kalooni Island English Populated

Costa-Sol versions:

Costa-Sol Spanish Unpopulated

The files I’m looking for are the .sims3pack files you have in your Electronic Arts/Sims 3/Downloads folder

Send me a private message or contact me via e-mail here.

Please help spread this post and reblog so I can upload my worlds again and we can all enjoy them. Thank you so much for your support, we can make it! :)

  #Reblog  
Rules:
Take a screenshot of your desktop.
Don&#8217;t change anything.
Don&#8217;t delete anything.
Tag five people.
Thanks for tagging me, demonwolfs-den! =D My desktop is boring though, heh. I need to change my background to something more personal, but lazy.
I&#8217;m tagging heavensims, jenba, annywayssimblr, unconstrainedcreations, and gigasims. Just if y&#8217;all want to, of course. &lt;3

Rules:

  1. Take a screenshot of your desktop.
  2. Don’t change anything.
  3. Don’t delete anything.
  4. Tag five people.

Thanks for tagging me, demonwolfs-den! =D My desktop is boring though, heh. I need to change my background to something more personal, but lazy.

I’m tagging heavensims, jenba, annywayssimblr, unconstrainedcreations, and gigasims. Just if y’all want to, of course. <3

  #Non-Sims    #Saviorhide