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EA Eyeshadow Texture Fix - Default Replacements

by lavsm Posted 12th Sep 2013 at 10:35 AM - Updated 25th Sep 2013 at 6:11 AM by lavsm : added more expansions fixes
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These are default texture overrides for the four base game eyeshadows plus a separate download for the Ambitions two-channel eyeshadow (requires that pack). I have also enabled more categories (martial arts, firefighting, skinny dipping towel, outerwear, and pregnancy). Available to male/female teen through elder.

The only change in appearance is that the color no longer covers the underside of the eyelid (as shown in screenshots). It bugged me enough to fix it--hopefully others will find it useful too. I have included custom thumbnails to make it obvious that these are installed.

Creators: I made a template you can download and use to fix eyeshadow, liner, etc.

Update 9/24/13
Added fixes for Supernatural and 70s, 80s, & 90s Stuff



Additional Credits:
Thanks to the creators of S3PE and CTU.
Ultra Plain Eyes by Tamo

Maxis Flags: None
Gender: Unisex

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
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
EyeshadowAlphaFix_70s80s90sStuff_Default.zip

Size: 1.02 MB · Downloads: 12,306 · 25th Sep 2013
1.02 MB 12,306 25th Sep 2013
EyeshadowAlphaFix_Supernatural_DefaultReplacement.zip

Size: 223.8 KB · Downloads: 15,984 · 25th Sep 2013
223.8 KB 15,984 25th Sep 2013
EyeshadowAlphaFix_Ambitions_DefaultReplacement.zip

Size: 104.9 KB · Downloads: 17,204 · 12th Sep 2013
104.9 KB 17,204 12th Sep 2013
EyeshadowAlphaFix_BaseGame_DefaultReplacement.zip

Size: 424.7 KB · Downloads: 25,018 · 12th Sep 2013
424.7 KB 25,018 12th Sep 2013
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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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THANKS POST
#26 Old 2nd Feb 2015 at 4:53 AM
THANK YOU! ^_^ I am very pleased by this. Honestly, I don't think I could get eye-shadow underneath my lashes if I tried.


Note: I can't remember, but didn't Late Night and World Adventures have additional eye-shadows as well as Into the Future? Just adding this in case you WERE interested in continuing the great work. (or did they have just new eyeliner?)
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#27 Old 13th Jun 2016 at 5:12 PM
everyone should download this
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