Sims 3:Modding

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CAS (Create a Sim)

Things you can stick on your sims - skintones, clothing, and more.

General CAS Tutorials

CTU Tutorials

Tutorials on using Delphy's CTU:

TSR Workshop Tutorials

Tutorials on using TSR Workshop:


CAS Tools

Blender GEOM Mesh Plug-In

By Morgade. Work in progress.


Delphy's CTU

Allows creation of non-replacement clothing, etc. - stencils, retextures, and new meshes. Includes 3D preview.


Delphy's Acronym Bending Original Output Barber Shop (aka DABOOBS)

Creates non-replacement custom hair mesh packages.


TSR Workshop

Create non-replacement clothing, hair, make-up and accessories in sims3pack format. Also allows mesh editing. Includes live 3D preview.


Patterns

Create a Style patterns for use on all manner of items in-game.


Tools

Delphy's Pattern Packager

Creates new pattern package or sims3pack files from DDS files.


TSR Workshop

Creates new pattern package or sims3pack files from DDS, PNG, and BMP files. Includes auto-upload to TSR if you are a member.


Pattern Tutorials

General Modding

Creating gameplay modifications and the like.


Tools

The Lepid Llama Unpacker by Echo

Extract the contents of a sims3pack exported file. Choose the sims3pack, select the file to extract, and click Export Selected" on the bottom left.


Postal Package Editor by Echo (Alpha)

A tool for exploring the innards of the game's package files.


S3PE Demo Package Editor by Peter Jones

A package editor to view package contents and edit files.


s3pi Library - Programmers Only

The start of an open source library for programmers creating tools for TS3. Written in C# under .Net 3.5 and contains wrappers that implement methods to read and write package files, unpack packed files, and interpret several file types. Created by Peter L. Jones.


TS3 STBL Editor

An editor tohange ingame text, like item description, job description, job names, etc.


Sims 3 Package Explorer

A tool to examine, extract, replace and modify Sims 3 package content, by Okeanos.


Neighborhood Workshop (formerly Save Game Editor)


Snaitf's FNV Generator


Simple Encoder for Making Hashes


Experimental Object Cloner

A tool to create new Sims 3 objects by copying and renumbering parts of an original game object. Created by Peter L. Jones


Modding Tutorials


Installation and Content

To help you get custom content working in-game, and other related utilities.


Delphy's TS3 Install Helper Monkey

Use this program for easy set-up and installation of Sims 3 .package files.


Delphy's Sims3Pack Multi Installer

Designed for mass installing multiple Sims3Packs into a specific folder.


TSR Merlin

Install/uninstall sims3pack and package files. View contents before installing. Much quicker than using the Launcher for installing.


Marhis' TS3 Framework Installer for Mac OS X

Easier way to install Sims3 .package files for Mac.


JFade's 3Viewer (Beta)

A Sims3Pack installer, editor, and overall download manager. Similar to TS2's Clean Installer in function, with additional content management capabilities.


JFade's The Compressorizor Redux! (Beta)

Compress package files to save hard drive space.


Building

Instructions and help on building the perfect lot in Sims 3.


Building Tutorials


Video Building Tutorials


Meshing Tools

Plugins by WesHowe for meshing in Milkshape


Meshing Tutorials

Understanding 3D Meshing

Meshing Objects in TS3

Advanced Coding

If you are interested in all the file formats that go to make up the game, check these resources out:

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