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Liam Murdoch, health-conscious, eco-friendly fitness nut

by Buzzler Posted 9th Dec 2014 at 10:33 PM - Updated 9th Dec 2014 at 7:42 PM by Buzzler
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The other day I pondered if I could actually make a sim that would be good enough to be approved...

Meet Liam Murdoch. His mom ran away with another woman shortly after his birth, and left his overwhelmed father being a single dad in a hippie community. It's probably no surprise that Liam, now a young adult, feels he should be more serious and down to earth than his parents. And still he gets overly excited all the time and sometimes for no apparent reason.

Liam does have strong beliefs, though. His body is a temple and so is the whole world. He's a vegetarian out of conviction, still struggling to live fully vegan. He likes to ride his bike, go jogging or take care of his vegetable garden. Basically everything that takes place in the great outdoors. He doesn't own a car and never will. Where will destiny take him?

Loves the Outdoors

Lifetime Wish
Perfect Mind, Perfect Body

Custom Content Used (not included)
Idola3 NonDefault skintone by HystericalParoxysm - Saved with default skin, remember to change the skin in CAS
Oh My Tiffany eyeset by escand (Oh My Eyes - defaults)

Known Issues
The bit under his nose gets shaded somewhat weirdly. I was unable to fix that without breaking his nose.

Very special thanks to Buckley, heaven and kitty for giving me feedback in #create.

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#2 Old 13th Dec 2014 at 6:45 PM
I like how original he looks, and how he doesn't look like a perfect model sim that you usually see. The backstory is creative and unique, thank you!
#3 Old 18th Dec 2014 at 2:48 PM
Good sim, especially from you, Buzzler, who is more of a script modder!
#4 Old 22nd Feb 2015 at 12:26 PM
His nose appears too closer to his mouth, probably it would create the shadowy graphic glitch on his nose. Did you create him with custom slider or slider limit unlocked mod? Because I don't see the slider requirements on the description and the graphic glitch on his nose more likely resulted from custom sliders. Correct me if I'm wrong

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#5 Old 22nd Feb 2015 at 3:46 PM
BloodyScholastic, yes I have some custom sliders (none that affect that area) and I've used a self-made 2x slider extension mod. And yes, the latter probably has something to do with it. I'm not exactly sure what exact slider setting or combination thereof caused the glitch. It turned up at some point and I failed to get rid of it again, but didn't want to scrap the whole sim altogether because of it.

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#6 Old 30th Mar 2015 at 9:25 PM
I love the fact he is struggling to be vegan and I love his unique look. This Sim I will enjoy playing!
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#7 Old 2nd Aug 2017 at 10:55 PM
I like that he has a specific, personal face - it can be hard to find (or create) sims that look unique!