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Along with their triple threat of new titles, Aspyr Media also released some instant gratification for Mac fans of The Sims in the form of a Mac-native version of SimShow, a utility for editing Sim skins. This nifty, free utility will let you put yourself in the game, literally, as well as any humanoid form you desire. All it will take is a little patience and an image editor -- and perhaps a scanner, if you want to be picture-perfect. Here are the details, from the Aspyr Newsletter:
The SimShow for Mac is now available, via our web site. The SimShow isIf you are a Sims owner, hurry up and grab this utility and start creating! You will need a Sims serial number to access the download area on Aspyr's site.
the first official Mac tool for The Sims. Now you can create your own
skins for The Sims? Create your whole family; don't forget Grandma and
Grandpa! You can use SimShow to view your wacky skin designs and then
import them into The Sims! Hey, a few folks have gotten pretty crafty,
here at the office, and I've seen a few Aspyr families.
To make skins using the SimShow, you will need:
* the latest version of SimShow, the Sims model and texture viewer. It
can be downloaded from http://www.aspyr.com
* an image editor such as Photoshop or GraphicConverter. There are many
evaluation and freeware versions of image editing programs available on
Make the Sims your own. Download the SimShow and even you, actually a
simulated version of you, can get in the game!
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