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Ancient Egyptian Outfit for AF

by emhpb Posted 9th Jan 2010 at 6:30 PM - Updated 9th Jan 2010 at 2:58 AM by emhpb
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This is a new mesh recolour, and means that you will need to download the particular mesh itself in order for this to show up in your game. See the Meshes Needed section or read the text for more information.

This is a complete Ancient Egyptian outfit for AF and YAF, including a dress with 2 mesh options and 4 overlay options, armband accessories, and a Nefertiti Crown-type-thing with 2 scalp options.

This whole outfit was inspired by Ahlaam21's Nefertiti sim, who needed something other than the cheesy WA outfits to wear. ;D The Dress comes in two versions, wide skirt (Parsimonious mesh) and tube skirt (basegame mesh). Both dresses have four overlay options, with varying levels of decoration. They all have 3 recolor options, (see attached pics) the torso, the skirt, and the sash/girdle. They can be found under Everyday and Formal options.

(the last design is sans gold lines for purposes of stripy pattern usage looking decent, again see attached pics)

The armbands are just a little something I threw together for this outfit, but didn't want to put on the actual dresses. They layer as gloves and can be worn with anything.

About the crown- it's not fabulous, as it was done on the basegame chef's hat mesh, and therefore isn't the right shape. (I am not a mesher, nor could I be a mesher even if I wanted to, on account of being a Mac user) However, it's adequate for cosplay purposes. It can be worn with anything, and has two scalp options, one that's completely bald, and one that includes a scalp overlay which can be recolored to look like stubble, or to artificially extend the crown.

(the two options are two different packages, so you may choose which one you want if you like)

Other Info
-Everything has been tested in Basegame and World Adventures, and works fine in both. So you do NOT need World Adventures to use this outfit, however it does go well with some of the World Adventures accessories.
-Everything is a package file, so if package files don't work for you because of WA, then these definitely don't work.
-On the crown, outside of CAS, some black lines appear on the back of the head. These are from the hair mesh (which incidentally, is still there) and I can't do anything about them, as I am not a mesher. I suggest you obscure them with the scalp overlay if they bother you. (Honestly I wouldn't have uploaded the crown at all, as it is flawed, but Ahlaam21 needs it for her Nefertiti sim)
-If there are any other problems that you encounter, please let me know by leaving a comment. Thanks!

Additional Credits:
Mesh for wide-skirted dress: Parsimonious ( TOU which allows use of mesh )
Programs used: Delphy's CTU, GIMP, and others.
Testing: (with WA) Ahlaam21, (without WA) Fawkes, nene1234
In-game Previews: Ahlaam21, Flabaliki
Other help: Ahlaam21, who had most of the ideas, found most of the references and source pics, extracted the custom mesh, tested, made suggestions, and was generally awesome~ Thank you, this project would not have been completed without you! Also, big thanks to everybody in the Creator Feedback Forum who made suggestions and gave encouragement!

Download files

Filename Size Downloads Date | Nefertiti crown with scalp option

Size: 2.58 MB · Downloads: 7,388 · 9th Jan 2010
2.58 MB 7,388 9th Jan 2010 | Nefertiti crown with no scalp option

Size: 6.53 MB · Downloads: 7,414 · 9th Jan 2010
6.53 MB 7,414 9th Jan 2010 | Egyptian dress with wide skirt

Size: 3.06 MB · Downloads: 8,509 · 9th Jan 2010
3.06 MB 8,509 9th Jan 2010 | Egyptian dress with tube skirt

Size: 701.7 KB · Downloads: 9,113 · 9th Jan 2010
701.7 KB 9,113 9th Jan 2010 | Egyptian armband

Size: 269.9 KB · Downloads: 8,894 · 9th Jan 2010
269.9 KB 8,894 9th Jan 2010

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Age: Young Adult Adult
Gender: Female
Clothing Type: Everyday Formal Underwear Sleepwear Swimwear Athletic
Clothing Style: Historial
Other Type: Not Applicable
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable
Outfit Type: Full Outfit

Tags: #Ancient, #Egyptian, #Nefertiti