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Cute Boys Set (Hand and Brow Ridge Sliders)

by Jasumi Posted 25th Jan 2011 at 11:46 PM - Updated 5th Jun 2011 at 7:34 AM by Jasumi
69 Comments / replies (Who?) - 7 Feedback Posts, 13 Thanks Posts

Cute Boys Set
"A pair of sliders useful when making cute/pretty male sims"

Both sliders are for Young Adult Males. I did not make these for female sims, as I feel CAS' defaults already look cute on them lol These were relatively quick and easy to make, so I might take requests, but only if I like the idea!

Hand Slider: Bone-Based; Makes Fingers and Thumb Thinner. Found under Head/General Panel as Hand Girth
Brow Slider: Geom-Based; Makes Forehead Flatter/Smoother. Found under Eyes/Eyebrow Panel as Brow Ridge

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Brow Ridge Slider
One aspect of CAS which has *always* bothered me is the fact that the brow ridge could not be adjusted. This left all my male sims with a protruding skull mass that looked okay on most of my sims, but simply jacked on my pubertyfail! guys! I also noticed this slider works well on men of different ethnicities, as most do not have a brow ridge quite as prominent as Caucasian men/default CAS face. I'd make it a tad smaller for them, but anyways....

Side Profile:(Before and After; 0% to 100% Blending. See Thumbnails for Quarter-Profile Angles)

As you move the slider to the right, the brow ridge will become flatter and smoother. The shape of the forehead will also become rounder. I think it looks best at around 70% for cute boys, and maybe 100% for super cute boys! Ethnic men--around 5% smaller.

Example of Ideal Usage(Exhibit A; Key's Brow Ridge; 40% Intensity)

Now I'm not asking you to study anatomy, just be mindful when using this slider so that your sims look realistic enough to pass as human, because it *is* possible to do otherwise. Now, you'll notice that my model Key has a high brow ridge with a sharp rotation. These parameters are close enough to the right that his brow ridge is already pretty flat, so at this point, I *shouldn't* be using this slider to flatten his brow ridge, but to make it look soft and round. To accomplish this, I should only move the slider notch less than half way. Do Not Go Crazy With It.

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Hand Slider
Now, I'm sure I'm not the *only* one, but the male hands have a tendency to look.....fat, cartoonish and FUNKY.
Girl, I Do Not Want >_> What I *do* want, are hands that are more tapered and human-like instead of pedo-stalker manacles
(Before and After; 0% to 100% Blending. See Thumbnails for Random Shots)

As you move the slider to the right, the hands gradually look cuter and smaller. Again, I also think this works well on the average man too as.....NOBODY HAS HANDS THIS FAT. For cuties, move it 70-100% to the right. For average guys, maybe 10%.

Example of Ideal Usage (Exhibit B; Taemin's Hands; 100% Intensity)

First thing, notice how limp and slender his wrist is, the boy is thin as a rail. DO NOT give your macho and obese sims these little hands, just don't, it'll look creepy and wrong. Now, I couldn't go OVERBOARD with flattening these hands since I wanted the animations to match; this is about the best one can do before some WEIRD clipping shows up on certain interactions, like the coin flipping one I wish bone-based sliders were as open-ended as their GEOM counterpart, but I'm rambling at this point...





Slider Limitation Issue
Getting these sliders to work might require a mod if you already have custom sliders installed! By default, the game allows only twenty sliders in commission at a given time, but, should you install either of the following mods you can have an unlimited amount:
"What's with the cute turtles?" I don't know >_<

Additional Credits:
1.) Delphy for his Small Editors
2.) CmarNYC for her Morphmaker
3.) Inge and Peter Jones for S3PE
4.) Wes Howe for his Q-Mesh Tool

Hope I didn't forget someone This mod wouldn't exist if they didn't lol
Tags: #cute, #pretty, #boy, #smaller, #hands, #brow, #ridge, #slider

Type:

You must have the expansion, game version or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 3
Built with Game Version: 1.18
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Jasumi_Slider_BrowRidgeSmaller.zip | Description: Makes Brow Ridge Smoother 830 Bytes 28,436 25th Jan 2011
Jasumi_Slider_SmallerHand.zip | Description: Makes Hands Thinner 1.2 KB 25,841 25th Jan 2011
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

See: Game Help:TS3 CC Basicswiki for a full guide!
 
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#51 Old 14th Jan 2012 at 6:42 AM
^ lmao Because kpop is cool...

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And yay, SHINee sims! They look really realistic! Do you have Jonghyun and Minho and Onew too? XD


I do, I will upload them sooner or later...
Lab Assistant
#52 Old 27th Jan 2012 at 9:07 PM
Did these ever get updated to work with girls too?
Lab Assistant
#53 Old 2nd Mar 2012 at 3:11 AM
can upload the sim from the thumbnail pic?? He was too cute to not upload!

The Sims 1: The gameplay was good, many things to do if you have all expansion packs. 5/10
The Sims 2: Great for machinima, not gameplays 9/10
The Sims 3: Great Gameplay 7/10
The Sims 4: Excellent! 10/10
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#54 Old 2nd Mar 2012 at 3:15 AM
Hey Jasumi! The "Guy" you like talks too much LOL

Thanks for the hand thing!
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#55 Old 2nd Mar 2012 at 3:33 AM
LOL He does o_o

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Originally Posted by Anjalah
can upload the sim from the thumbnail pic?? He was too cute to not upload!


I'll try to do that soon...
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#56 Old 11th Jun 2012 at 7:51 AM
OMG SO EPIC! Thank you very much!!!
And lol, you wouldn't not believe how funny this whole situation was :D
I was looking at the pics and was like "Oh look, that dude looks like Niel from Teen Top" then I saw the word Taemin and was like WAEFSRDGFRSHGDFFESGD *.*
Anyways, great job, fellow Shawol ^^
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#57 Old 23rd Jul 2012 at 10:35 PM
Hey there, fellow K-Popper!
Is there any chance that you are going to modify this to work for adult males and elders as well? I want them to look cute as well! Q__Q
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#58 Old 24th Jul 2012 at 2:36 AM
I'm planning to, but I'm kind of busy with other tasks :S
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#59 Old 23rd Aug 2012 at 6:46 PM
You are aware that some people (not just males) have large hands? I believe it is called "ham-handedness".

Anyway, I'm loving these sliders though!
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#60 Old 25th Aug 2012 at 2:18 PM
Huh? I think most men have normal sized hands. It's just the hands in this game are gross lol
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#61 Old 13th Sep 2012 at 5:57 AM
This hand and brow ridge slider is so cool.
Test Subject
#62 Old 23rd Feb 2013 at 3:36 AM
Would you ever upload Key? I've been looking for quality SHINee members...(because they're my favorite KPOP band) and I can't make Jonghyun or Key to save my life. Could you just possibly consider uploading them? Kamsahamnida~!
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#63 Old 25th Feb 2013 at 11:28 AM
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#64 Old 1st Apr 2014 at 4:57 PM
I do have hands like the default, as a skinny & extremely feminine guy. Js.
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#65 Old 1st Jun 2014 at 9:24 AM
TTuTT I worship you :3
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#66 Old 18th Nov 2014 at 3:23 AM
thank you
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#67 Old 3rd Aug 2015 at 11:18 PM
thank you
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#68 Old 11th Dec 2015 at 6:19 AM
Thank you for making this. Now my boy hands look so much better
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#69 Old 15th Jan 2016 at 1:19 PM
this is what i want!!
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#70 Old 5th Aug 2017 at 5:51 AM
Thanks
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