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Tattoo Set - Puddydracovirgin - UPDATED - Mix & Match

by robokitty Posted 25th Jun 2009 at 4:11 PM - Updated 29th Jul 2009 at 5:39 AM by robokitty
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This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.
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I couldn't think of a theme, so I mashed names together.

Here's a set of tattoos for your sims. The set includes one dragon sleeve, one virgin of guadalupe, and one puddy tat. It was a lot of fun making this--with exception to trying to get the seams for the dragon sleeve to line up. That was a PITA.

Tats only appear on 1 arm for now... might get around to some double-armed sleeves later.

Dragon Sleeve
3 Color/Pattern areas
This uses artwork by dirtyallover at deviant art (colored adequately by me). If you like the design, then go tell the artist he's awesome.

Virgin of Guadalupe
3 Color/Pattern areas
This uses artwork by eexell at deviant art. If you like the design, then go give him some love as well.

Puddy Tat
2 Color/Pattern areas
This is the first tattoo I made, just dicking around with everything. I wasn't planning on including this one, but it turned out okay, and I figured some of you might enjoy it.

Both sexes. Teen through Elder. Located under accessories. They are enabled for all clothing categories, so hopefully they won't disappear when your sim gets nakey. Make sure to download BOTH the male & fem files for the dragon sleeve if you want both. Or just get the zip with all of them included.


All previous tattoos have been updated so that they can be mixed & matched together. With Delphy’s last CTU update, I realized it would now be much easier to make mix & match tattoos by assigning each tattoo an accessory type based on the tattoo’s location.

I’ll be using the following conventions for all placements so that I don’t drive myself crazy with inconsistencies.

left arm – left earring
right arm – right earring
backpiece - earrings
chestpiece - bracelet
legs - left ring
full body tattoo - right earring

I was not quite anally retentive enough to name all the updated files the same as the old ones and to copy & paste exactly the same initial colors for the updated tattoos. Make sure you go through your downloads and delete the old files if you want to keep your CAS options tidy. Your download folder should still be small enough that this is manageable, right?

All tattoos have thumbnails now as well. In some cases, there are small color discrepancies between the thumbnail pic and the initial colors. Also, if you save your own color settings on any of these the game generates the thumbnail wherever it thinks the accessory should be. So that kind of sucks.

Additional Credits:
A big thanks goes out to Delphy for the CAS unitool and to Hanlon Razor for the super-useful tutorial, which is located here:,15481.0.html

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 3
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Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
robokitty_tat_tiger_leftarm.rar | Tiger Tattoo (Unisex) - NEW, mix & match

Size: 631.9 KB · Downloads: 40,427 · 29th Jul 2009
631.9 KB 40,427 29th Jul 2009
robokitty_tat_guadalupe_rightarm.rar | Virgin of Guadalupe (Unisex) - NEW, mix & match

Size: 1.04 MB · Downloads: 42,286 · 29th Jul 2009
1.04 MB 42,286 29th Jul 2009
robokitty_tat_dragonsleeve_leftarm.rar | Dragonsleeve (male & female) - NEW, mix & match

Size: 1.83 MB · Downloads: 47,570 · 29th Jul 2009
1.83 MB 47,570 29th Jul 2009 | puddy tat (tiger) - - OLD version

Size: 531.1 KB · Downloads: 23,296 · 25th Jun 2009
531.1 KB 23,296 25th Jun 2009 | dragon sleeve - female version - - OLD version

Size: 857.5 KB · Downloads: 24,930 · 25th Jun 2009
857.5 KB 24,930 25th Jun 2009 | dragon sleeve - male version - - OLD version

Size: 725.1 KB · Downloads: 28,721 · 25th Jun 2009
725.1 KB 28,721 25th Jun 2009 | virgin of guadalupe - OLD version

Size: 884.6 KB · Downloads: 25,460 · 25th Jun 2009
884.6 KB 25,460 25th Jun 2009 | all tattoos - OLD version

Size: 2.93 MB · Downloads: 90,243 · 25th Jun 2009
2.93 MB 90,243 25th Jun 2009
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Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.

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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 4:14 PM

~ Non ducor, duco ~
Test Subject
#3 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 4:14 PM
Oh nice! <3
Test Subject
#4 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 4:17 PM
awesome! thank you so much.
#5 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 4:18 PM
Can u please please pleeaaasseee make more designs? They look so pretty!

<<< LiFE>>>
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 4:20 PM
WOW!!! Thank you so much! <3
Test Subject
#7 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 4:23 PM
nice thx
Test Subject
#8 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 4:30 PM
This is so great thanks!
Test Subject
25th Jun 2009 at 4:31 PM
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Mad Poster
#9 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 4:38 PM Last edited by Canoodle : 25th Jun 2009 at 8:26 PM. Reason: Removed Off Topic bits.
And, robokitty, these are absolutely brilliant! Thanks!!
#10 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 4:40 PM Last edited by Canoodle : 25th Jun 2009 at 8:27 PM. Reason: Removed Off Topic bits.
Anywho, amazing download. thanks a lot!

I don't take requests. :-)

"You with this lovely baby blue/green huge eyes and this evil touch...couldn't be more adorable" - My Vera
Rogue Redeemer
retired moderator
#11 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 4:49 PM
Yay!! Thanks!
Field Researcher
#12 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 4:55 PM
Sadly, they do not stay on when sim is nude. But who cares, it's not like I watch them in shower Also the design is KILLING!!! I can't imagine how hard it was to seperate those to three layers. Thay look amasing. WANT MOAR.
Lab Assistant
#13 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 4:56 PM
This is amazing! I`m SO d/l it, even though I`m not really into tatoos...could it be possible to make some tribal/Mauri (sp?) styled ones?
Test Subject
#14 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 5:00 PM
Wow, those are beautiful. Brilliant! Will use, thanks!
Test Subject
#15 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 5:16 PM
These are awesome. It's hard to make a realistic young adult without the ink option. Well done.
Test Subject
#16 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 5:20 PM
I absolutely love you.<3
Test Subject
#17 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 5:21 PM
these are amazing! I would love to see some tribal tattoos sometime in the near future
Test Subject
#18 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 5:21 PM
Default Very Good! Muito bom!
Very good, you could also do some in tribal tattoo!

very nice!

Muito Bom, você poderia fazer umas tatoo também em tribal!

muito show!! (pt-br)
Test Subject
#19 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 5:24 PM
Omg, this is crazy. I was just thinking today, "I wish some of my Sims had tattoos" then I come here and lo' and behold!

Great job. I absolutely adore the virgin tattoo, as well.
Test Subject
#20 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 5:30 PM!
Test Subject
#21 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 5:32 PM
Omg thank you sooo much!!! Ive been waiting to tat my sims! Especially since Im making my family and friends and most of us are inked somewhere... I need to figure out how to do this so I can make my own to put on my sim...

I see Sim People...
Test Subject
#22 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 5:37 PM
Thank You! Awesome work, well done!
Test Subject
#23 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 5:51 PM
I'm sorry but i can't find this folder "MODS" where i have to put these files! It is soo great and i really want these tatoos Can somebody help me?
Test Subject
#24 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 5:55 PM
wow, great job, i'm a tattoo freak (and so is my sim)
Test Subject
#25 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 5:58 PM
Yay, ink finally! Thank you! Now all we need are some piercings and we're good to go.
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