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Real Body Overlays - Tattoos Updated 12/10/2008

by Morague Posted 14th Jul 2007 at 12:22 AM - Updated 30th Apr 2009 at 1:37 AM by Morague
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**Updated Dec 10th, 2008**

I believe I have fixed the issue with the tattoos disappearing when the sims leave the lot & come back. I have tested this in my game & it works, but, feedback from others would be appreciated. You will need to delete my existing pachages & replace them with these new ones.

You must delete all 3 of the previous packages, then unzip the new ones into your Downloads folder or sub-folder.


This object generates real body tattoo overlays! No more separate skins for your tattoos Works on all skins except Plantsims & Werewolves.

Useable by teens & older. The object can be found in the Miscellaneous\Miscellaneous category. Click on the crate & choose "Add Morague's Tattoo" to place the tattoo on the sim. If placed as a teen the sim will age transition with it - you know - just like a real tattoo. Changing clothes does not affect the tattoo - it is always there - even in the shower.

There is a small amount of lag involved when you first choose to add the tattoo because the game needs to locate all of the files, then apply the tattoo. This works on both males & females although I only took female pictures.

You can find the tutorial here

Many people have been asking about anatomy parts. They are located at the Adult site SexySiims2. Please - you must be adult & not easily offended!

Additional Credits:
Quaxi - for SimPE Echo, Inge, Dizzy & Squinge - for encouragement & confidence
Jase - for help with figuring out the skins package
Wes_H - for his incredible talents in creating utilities for this community
Numenor & Theo - for help with the group naming issues.
Tags: #tattoo, #overlay

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

Sims 2 Seasons
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Size: 181.7 KB · Downloads: 13,132 · 30th Apr 2009
181.7 KB 13,132 30th Apr 2009
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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Test Subject
#2 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 12:25 AM
You did it! I will dl and test this later.
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 12:27 AM
Ooh, thank you much!

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Lab Assistant
#4 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 12:29 AM Last edited by fanseelamb : 14th Jul 2007 at 5:00 AM. Reason: converting to "thanks" post
Thank YOu!

(Thanks for throwing me the Line when I lost sight of it, your the only reason I can exhale)
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 12:44 AM

Does this make it possible to create a Bodyhair file to apply to male sims?
Field Researcher
#6 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 12:46 AM
oh man. you rock. you've no idea how long i've been waiting for something like this! thanks!

*waves hi*
Test Subject
#7 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 12:52 AM
This is great! I can't wait to try this out.
Test Subject
#8 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 12:54 AM
Very cool idea. I definitely have some use for this. Thank you so much
Space Pony
Original Poster
#9 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 12:58 AM Last edited by Morague : 15th Jul 2007 at 12:27 AM.
Yes - finally! What a huge amount of work - but - I think this is going to be very useful. I've posted at the Adult site as well for the anatomy bits & yes, body hair overlays are definitely possible, but you'll have to visit the Adult site (sexysims2)

I have to run out for a bit, but I'll post the instructions later tonight.
#10 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 1:22 AM Last edited by fanseelamb : 14th Jul 2007 at 5:06 AM. Reason: converting to "thanks" post
I've been wondering if this was possible ever since Nightlife came with the vampire overlay skin, but I've never had the skill or patience to look into it. You never cese to amaze me. :D

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Lab Assistant
#11 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 1:40 AM
I love you! Well at least I love your work. This is awesome. I've got a whole folder with just work in it and I'm very happy to be adding this to the collection. Thank you so much. Now my sims can finally have proper tattoos. :D
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 1:44 AM
You figured it out. I love you. I've been trying to get a working style for AGES and I've been having issues due to all the different body meshes. This should be featured as it really is a ground breaking discovery!
Field Researcher
#13 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 1:52 AM Last edited by fanseelamb : 14th Jul 2007 at 5:07 AM.
Fantastic discovery!
Field Researcher
#14 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 1:56 AM
Bravo! Bravo! You're a true champion!

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#15 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 2:07 AM
You are always doing more things to make our game cool! Finally someone cracked this one all the way, thank you

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Field Researcher
#16 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 2:25 AM Last edited by centerman : 15th Jul 2007 at 7:01 PM.
No more downloading ALL those tattooed skins. I've been waiting for this for a LONG time. Thank you.

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Lab Assistant
#17 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 2:34 AM
This is a ground breaking item you have created. People have waited a long time for this and YOU DID IT!!! Thanx So Much & Great Job!


#18 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 2:45 AM Last edited by fanseelamb : 14th Jul 2007 at 5:09 AM. Reason: converting to "feedback" post :)
Just wondering, if I want to remove my Sim's tattoo is the option available in this package?

EDIT: Oh okay, thanks! I'll be downloading it now. Awesome new hack, so thank you again!
Test Subject
#19 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 2:54 AM
This is truly awesome. Thank you SO much!

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Top Secret Researcher
#20 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 3:06 AM
I have already tested it and it works like a charm.Thank you isn't enough.

You will find my older and newest creations here
Space Pony
Original Poster
#21 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 3:12 AM

Yes, there is also the option to remove the tattoo
Retired Duck
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#22 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 3:23 AM
And they said it couldn't be done... Masterful work Morague!
Test Subject
#23 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 3:41 AM
I think I love you.

Thank you so much!
Test Subject
#24 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 5:11 AM
Thank you so much for you hard work!

I had completely forgotten about and given up on finding a good way to do tattoos on sims... Thanks
Test Subject
#25 Old 14th Jul 2007 at 5:20 AM
Oh WOW!! Oh wow oh wow oh wow oh wow!

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