Ever ask a question and feel like the answer came from a different planet and you really wanted to respond by saying Hello is anyone home in your earthly bound rheum? Well I have and here they are. These are the questions I have ask and had to discover the answer myself because most want to go off into never never land or they simply just don't understand what your asking. I do hope this helps someone like me. These are simple answers after you bleed from your eyes and throw your computer across the room not to mention the fabulous headache you get. To someone that is old at this for some reason it's a hidden secrete but to a newbie its very frustrating.
Mortimer Goth pops up with this idea to have himself a nice shower. Great! I think to myself. Mortimer got in the shower washed and washed and washed got out with a balloon that he was hungry got back into the shower then got out and peed on the floor and cried, got back into the shower, got out of the shower and fall down asleep woke up got back into the shower and this went on until I thought he was going to die. Didn't want to watch him die. He has lived in that house with the same things for so long and the only thing I changed,I bought a new expansion pack and installed it but that couldn't be it because it has been a while now. Oh I hurried off to the Internet, I wrote a news group about Mortimer and my answer back was this,"Why that must be the dirtiest shower in the world." What did that mean I thought when I read the answer. The shower is so dirty that Mortimers feet stuck to the floor and what the hell is he paying the maid for. Maybe that means there's a glitch in the program and this person just could not bring themselves to say glitch.Well it could be you know. So I decided to go for the glitch because he wasn't cleaning the shower he was taking a shower. Of course I kept going back to that group to see maybe if someone else had posted what could be the problem and low and be hold instead of seeing a cure I see massive letters to the news groups about the maid getting stuck in the shower and other people are dying in the shower Oh my qosh I thought to myself Nightmare on Elm Street everybody is dying in the shower. So I deleted Mortirmer yes that's right I deleted him and then put him back into the game he was sort of dumb-stunned for a while, he just stood there then all of a sudden back to normal. :) Woof. It hasn't happen sense that time and I really hope it never happens again.
1.) Why is there a yellow hew all around my Object?
A.) Because the z buffer or white sprites has pale gray pixels around the outer edge of your newly made Object. So when your creating a new object make sure you look at them close-up and personal if you see any pale pixels around your object on the z sprites set your brush to white 255, make it a 1 pixel brush size or what ever and start going around the your object until no more of those are seen or you will have yellow around your object.
2.) Why is my object flat looking when it should be a ball?
A.) Because the (( a buffer or Black and white sprites needs a little edging done in grayscale only on the edges that make no connection such as a desk where it takes 2 blocks to make the objects but on a single object go around the whole thing.To understand what Im saying to you magnify the ((( A buffer Spites from maxis ))) you will see that they are generally edged 2 pixels inwards in grayscale. I tested this to see why and it makes the edges semi transparent and removes the sharp edges.
If you take a minute, clone a desk or what ever but make sure it at least has 2 sections to it and change the ((a sprites)) just a couple shades lighter in the black on one section only now import it back to the Transmogrifier you will see that it caused a transparency effect and the one unchanged will be solid. Keep the black at 000 and the white at 255 for the back grounds on the a and z to avoid this.
3.)Why does my object set in the table and not on the table?
A.) Make this a rule of thumb if it goes on the floor, on a table or you set in it you must go light in grayscale. If it goes up against the wall or against another object or you lean back in it like a chair it goes dark but not to dark because it can tare the wall if its too dark in grayscale, believe me when I say this this one confuses me. Make sure you test all your objects. Objects that set on a desk with a high back is the same as a wall you go dark but then you have to worry about placing the height back desk against the wall because you went dark to keep something like a computer form being exposed but you also don't want that back to tare the wall. How confusing. And I'm not sure if anyone can tell you what the z buffer is for the walls, northeast, northwest,southeast and southwest in the grayscale.
4.)Why does my Sim Skin have his face all over the hat I just put on his head in the SimShow and in my game?
A.) Because the hat attaches to the body and not to the head. Guess that's cause the hat is really a head hmmmmm
5 ). Programs I Use ?
Photoimpact 7 -art program ( 1 ) Photoimpact is the program I use.
Photoshop CS-art program ( 2 )
MilkShape3D -object creation and skin meshing
FarOut and Farx
1.You can download most of these free from the Internet by using Google search.
2.Your art program unless it came from a domain free download you will either have to purchase one or use the one that came with your computer.
3. MilkShape3D comes from SwissQuake and is awesome. They do allow you to download it for free and use for one month. Then you must pay. But it is worth adding it to your Sim Program Collection. Easy to use and more important it does sim skins. There are also some really great meshing and skin tutorials on their site as well, so take advantage of them.
6.) Every want to select a Horoscope sign for a friend and they say they are one thing but according to the date of their birthdate their something else well here is a chart for you to go by to help you. Went out for Chinese food and on the table was paper place mates with these charts thought they would be great to add here to help and Unleashed it makes it even more interesting wouldn't you say
(21 March until
20 April) Libra
(23, 24 September
until 22, 23 October)
(21 April until
20, 21 May) Scorpio
(23, 24 October until
(21, 22 May until
21 June) Sagittarius
(23 November until
21, 22 December)
(22 June until
BOAR: 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007
RAT: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008
OX: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009
TIGER: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
RABBIT: 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
DRAGON: 1916, 1928, 1941, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012
SNAKE: 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
HORSE: 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014
SHEEP: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015
MONKEY: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016
ROOSTER: 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017
22 July) Capricorn
(22, 23 December
until 20 January)
(23 July until
22, 23 August) Aquarius
(21 January until
(23, 24 August until
22, 23 September) Pisces
(20 February until
While playing, press [CTRL] + [SHIFT] + C, then type the following codes:
Enable cheat mode and enter rosebud;: as a code. Then hold [Enter] so that "No such cheat" begins to flash. Keep the key held to gain up to 99 million semolina's.
Enable cheat mode and enter rosebud as a code, then enter !;!;!;!; and so on. Every "!" results in another 1,000 semolina's.
klapaucius - $1000 Simoleons
rosebud - $1000 Simoleons LivenLarge and up
water_tool - To add a mote around your Castle or a cool stream
set_hour # - Change time of day to # (1-24)
interests - View personality and interests of your Sims
autonomy # - Change how Sims think on their own (1-100)
grow_grass # - Grow grass # (1-150) Hotdate and above the grass will grow back.
map_edit on/off - Edit the map
route_balloons on/off - Basic tutorial on/off
move_objects - Move any object
tutorial off - No tutorial object generation when tutorial house is loaded
The programs I own is the full collection:
The Sims, Liven Large, House Party, Hot Date, Vacation and Unleashed.
I only clone my objects from The Sims and Liven Large clones and have only made one hacked object which was pretty cool for a first. I made a dressing screen out of a dresser. Then in the game turned it backwards away from the wall so they go behind it to dress. Well guess this is the end of the ALA Bla Bla so see you all on the flipped side.
Thank you for downloading from NsA SimGradie.
To install just extract and then go to C:/programs/maxis/thesims/downloads....you can either leave in the extracted folder or you can just copy the iff file to your downloads folder...which ever works for you :)
and if you would like to clone any of my "sims"objects please have fun and do so you have my permission.
Each summer here we have a Star Shower Party, held at our local Airport. Its quite a week of some very interesting people. The Telescopes are lined up and down the landing strip and tents of the stargazers line the edge.
While walking down the strip one caught my eye in amaze but not because it was a tent no-- no- no, but be cause this tent had a couple of Simmypink flamingos. Then out of the tent came a little blond headed pink green and blue striked hair teenager lol..
I though it would really be nice to dedicate this flamingo Alter to her where ever she is, the little flamingo stargazer, She reminds me No! matter how far we go we still think of our little sims. we miss them and love them enough to carry that dam plaguing flamingo that has crapped on our lawns and our little sims have kicked in the nads so very often all in the name of fun. Now instead of just kicking our pink Flamingos you can also worship him or her to relieve your self of some or your simfull sins. Have fun and really love life.
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