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* [http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=377737 Creating Paintings with Multiple Images by cmomoney] - Contains useful information about .package structure.  The instructions for tool selection and use are outdated.
 
* [http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=377737 Creating Paintings with Multiple Images by cmomoney] - Contains useful information about .package structure.  The instructions for tool selection and use are outdated.
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*[http://www.customsims3.com/smf/index.php?topic=1348.0 Modifying a TS3 Mesh] - Modifying a TS3 Mesh by Wes Howe - Outdated
 
*[http://videotutorials.thesimsupply.com/episode14 Basic Meshing Tutorial by Flabaliki] - Link is no longer working.
 
*[http://videotutorials.thesimsupply.com/episode14 Basic Meshing Tutorial by Flabaliki] - Link is no longer working.
 
*[http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=375349 Basic Step-by-Step guide to creating for TS3 by ellacharm3d] - Download version - Contains useful meshing instructions & basic information about .package structure.  The instructions for tool use are outdated.
 
*[http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=375349 Basic Step-by-Step guide to creating for TS3 by ellacharm3d] - Download version - Contains useful meshing instructions & basic information about .package structure.  The instructions for tool use are outdated.

Revision as of 12:30, 18 March 2012

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What will I need?

You will need to download and install the following - note this is a general reference. The tutorial you're following may require different versions of these tools so check first before downloading and installing:

  • A 3D modeling program - There are two which currently have Import/Export scripts for Sims 3:
    • Blender - A free 3D editor.
    • Milkshape - A $35.00 3D editor with free 30 day trial period. Note Milkshape is required for TSRW.
  • UV Mapper
    • Blender and Milkshape both have built in mapping.
    • UV Mapper Classic, UV Mapper Pro, Lithunwrap, & Wings are alternative mapping tools.

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Custom Paintings

Texturing

Meshing Objects in TS3

Converting TS2 to TS3 Object Meshes

Basic Object Meshing

Modifying a TS3 Mesh

Easy Object Animation

TS3 Easy Object Animation - RothN

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Tutorials that are outdated or unfinished, but may still have some beneficial information.

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