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Simon Rhodes

by Stepper Posted 7th May 2013 at 5:22 PM - Updated 7th May 2013 at 10:21 AM by Stepper
38 Comments / replies (Who?) - 10 Feedback Posts, 4 Thanks Posts
Hello everyone, I'm happy to present my second upload! Like with my previous upload, I've designed him to pass on good female genetics as well, so he'd be great for populating towns or use in a legacy. I hope you like him!

Simon is a quiet guy who likes to keep to himself, mostly because he feels awkward in social situations around other people. His reserved nature stems from a life spent on the sidelines and out of the spotlight, which is just fine by him. Being the introverted individual that he is, getting to know Simon requires a little effort; while he doesn't actively try to distance himself from others, he's not exactly the type to just strike up a conversation, either. However, once he finally opens up, Simon's easygoing personality makes befriending him a breeze.

Although he's content with his solitary lifestyle, Simon has come to realize that the one thing he really wants is to start a family. He just wonders if that will ever happen, because while meeting someone would be hard enough on its own, the idea of flirting makes him so nervous that he'd likely reject any romantic advances made towards him. It's going to take someone with a lot of perseverance to win Simon over, but whoever manages that feat will be rewarded with a lifelong partner.


CC Used

Hair from The Sims 3 Store**
Skin by Joedy
Oh My Eyes (default) by escand
Brows by Ephemera
Facial hair by robokitty
Everyday shirt by Juliana

This sim is packaged with default skin. For him to show up exactly as pictured, you must download the non-default version of the skin linked above and manually apply it in CAS (or use the default version).
** The hair in the screenshots is from the Store, but I've packaged him with basegame hair.

Sliders Used

(You don't need these unless you plan to make changes to his face in CAS).

Chin Cleft by TumTum Simiolino
Shoulder Width by jonha
Forehead Depth by aWT
Chin to Neck Line by Heiret (re-uploaded by Arisuka, on the downloads tab)

I used a x3 slider range multiplier, so additionally, you'd need a mod that includes a slider hack such as Awesomemod or Twallan's MasterController.

Optional CC

Increased Shine by HystericalParoxysm
You Are Real by buhudain
Default Replacement Tank Top by Aikea Guinea


I'd also like to thank the following people for their support and advice in CFF:
FREEDOM_55, malfoya, DOLCE_VIDA, ChiK_HeinekeN, rian90, heaven, spladoum

I couldn't have made it to this point without you!
Tags: #Simon Rhodes, #adult, #male, #sim, #Stepper

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Instructor
THANKS POST
#26 Old 20th May 2013 at 10:03 PM
omg he's is here! I just knew he was special from the start! He presents awesome and he looks so alive!
Kudos on stepping out of your comfort zone.You get better with each upload. I'm oddly very proud of you!
Top Secret Researcher
THANKS POST
#27 Old 29th May 2013 at 3:38 AM
I predict Simon will be getting a lot of woohoo.
Test Subject
#28 Old 29th May 2013 at 6:03 PM
I can't seem to get the eyebrows; I can't read the language, but I did get to the file page (Rayfile.com), which I imagine is like mediafile.com. But I can't figure out what to hit to DL the eyebrow collection...anyone have any hints? BTW, I *NEVER* DL sims, but this guy was just too good to resist! Thanks for sharing him!
Test Subject
Original Poster
#29 Old 30th May 2013 at 12:00 AM
Thanks for the comments!

@FREEDOM_55: Thanks so much for your help! I guess it's kind of like you're my Sims mentor or something, haha.

@blackwood13: I'm glad to hear I've caught the interest of people that don't normally download sims! I'm sorry you're having trouble getting the brows, though. I understand it's a little confusing so I've attached a picture showing what to click after you get to the rayfile link.
Screenshots
Test Subject
#30 Old 30th May 2013 at 5:09 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stepper
@blackwood13: I'm glad to hear I've caught the interest of people that don't normally download sims! I'm sorry you're having trouble getting the brows, though. I understand it's a little confusing so I've attached a picture showing what to click after you get to the rayfile link.


@Stepper, thanks for the help! I got to the second page, but it doesn't *quite* look the way your screenshot does...the 2 blue bars are missing. Also, when I hover my cursor over the ENTIRE page, it all has only one link showing; not just buttons, but the whole page. I clicked the indicated button (above the identical button with the English words "Rayfile" on it), and I was taken to a gaming page (advertisement, I think); seco d time I was sent to a definite advertising page.

The URL the whole page links to is: http://tiqiqi2.r.haizhangs.com/tiqiqi2.htm

Wow, am I the ONLY one having these problems?
Test Subject
Original Poster
#31 Old 30th May 2013 at 11:12 PM
Ah, yeah I noticed the rayfile site will redirect to a different page sometimes. You may have to try closing the page and clicking the red button a few times before it will work. Also, on the second page it will take a few seconds to load before you can click the box I highlighted.

Feel free to send me a PM if you're still having trouble.
Test Subject
#32 Old 2nd Jun 2013 at 8:14 PM
@Stepper: got the eyebrows, thank you!

One more question: If I wanted to go into CAS and change his eye color, would I need those sliders? Or would I only need them if I wished to changed what the sliders control?
Test Subject
Original Poster
#33 Old 3rd Jun 2013 at 6:32 AM
You should only need the sliders if you want to change the shape of his face, so eye color should be fine.
Lab Assistant
#34 Old 17th Jun 2013 at 2:25 PM
I want to have his adopted babies.

Also, he reminds me of Iwan Rhoen a little bit.
Screenshots

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Test Subject
#35 Old 7th Jul 2013 at 5:37 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stepper
Thanks, guys! It's great to hear that you like him. I'm sure it won't be long before I have some more sims to share. :]




its cool
Field Researcher
#36 Old 23rd Aug 2013 at 8:21 AM
Download'd. Thank you.
I have no problems making good looking sims, but, after awhile, I have to throw in some other's creations to throw some creativity variety into the soup. When I do that, I look for sims that will pass down decent genetics and have a good, original look to them.
No questions here that Mr. Rhodes carries both those qualities and fits the bill exactly! Rare that I find this done so well.
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#37 Old 28th May 2014 at 9:40 AM
Thank you very much! I finally have this very handsome Sim you created! But there is a problem, when I checked him on the Pre-Made Sims bin, his original hair suddenly changed, as well as his original eyebrows. His original Outfit also changed. They aren't saved in the game! It also happened to the other Sims I downloaded into the game! How can I have him in his original look? Help me, please! Thanks! :D
Test Subject
#38 Old 4th Jan 2015 at 12:24 AM
I downloaded this Sim, and as this is my first downloaded Sim, I checked the pre-made Sims bin in CAS, but he was no where to be found. Also, Simon is located in my Documents/Electronic Arts/The Sims 3/Mods/Packages file, and the icon is shown as a white paper with a folded corner. Is there something I did wrong, regarding the location or where he's actually supposed to be?
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#39 Old 22nd Jul 2015 at 10:51 PM
Love the story!
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