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==Introduction==
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Intro Here....
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Tutorials related to modding and scripting can be found at http://simswiki.info/wiki.php?title=Tutorials:TS3_GeneralModding
  
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==Introduction==
  
==What will i need?==
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This is all the mumbo jumbo that goes on behind the scenes, we do not recommend that if you are new to this you just jump right in here, we advise learning some of the modding tutorials first to get your head around how the game works.
 
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List here....
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==Tutorials==
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====General CAS Tutorials====
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* [http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=345670 How to Make a Simple Texture Replacement by ThomasRiordan]
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* [http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=351328 Creating Default Replacement Skintones for TS3 by Aikea Guinea]
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* [http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=353861 Default Replacement Eyes, Plus Changing The Whites by Aikea Guinea]
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* [http://www.sims2wiki.info/wiki.php?title=Tutorial:Sims_3_Hair_Basics Sims 3 Hair Basics by HystericalParoxysm]
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====CTU Tutorials====
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* [http://www.moreawesomethanyou.com/smf/index.php/topic,15481.0.html Quick and Dirty Guide to the CAS Unitool by Hanlon Razor]
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* [http://www.sims2wiki.info/wiki.php?title=Sims_3:Creating_Custom_Clothing_Stencils Creating Custom Clothing Stencils by daluved1]
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* [http://www.sims2wiki.info/wiki.php?title=Sims_3:Adding_Custom_Stencils Adding Custom Clothing Stencils by daluved1]
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* [http://www.sims2wiki.info/Sims_3:Creating_A_New_Base_Texture Creating A New Base Texture by daluved1]
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* [http://www.sims2wiki.info/index.php?title=Sims_3:Replacing_Textures Replacing Textures by daluved1]
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* [http://www.sims2wiki.info/wiki.php?title=Sims_3:Basic_Mask_Editing Basic Mask Editing by daluved1]
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====TSR Workshop Tutorials====
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*[http://www.thesimsresource.com/workshop/articles/view-post/post/12348/In%20Depth%20Clothing%20Re-Texturing%20Tutorial%20for%20the%20TSR%20Workshop In-Depth Clothing Re-Texturing Tutorial by Sinastra]
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*[http://www.thesimsresource.com/workshop/articles/view-post/post/12462/Creating%20a%20New%20Clothing%20Mesh%20with%20the%20TSR%20Workshop Creating a New Clothing Mesh by by sww_sww_sww]
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*[http://www.thesimsresource.com/workshop/articles/view-post/post/12617/Understanding%20Complates Understanding Complates (Advanced) by Murano]
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*[http://www.thesimsresource.com/workshop/articles/view-post/post/12615/Adding%20Logos%20to%20Clothing%20-%20A%20Beginners%20Tutorial Adding Logos to Clothing by kittyispretty69]
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==CAS Tools==
 
  
====Blender GEOM Mesh Plug-In====
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==Resources==
By Morgade.  Work in progress.
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* [[Sims 3:DBPF|Package file format]]
* [http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=355471 GEOM Mesh Plug-In]
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* [[Sims 3:SIMS3PACK|Sims3Pack file format]]
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* [[Sims 3:PackedFileTypes|Files by type code]]
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* [[Sims 3:RCOL|RCOL (scene)]]
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* [[Sims 3:Catalog Resource|Catalog resource]]
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* [[Sims 3:Catalog Resource/StringTable|Catalog resource string table]]
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* [[Sims 3:Key table|Key table and lists of resource references]]
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* [[Sims 3:Product GUIDs|Product GUIDs]] - Used for installing/uninstalling.
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* [[Sims 3:Versions|Version numbers]]
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* [[Sims 3:Locales|Locales]] - Useful for finding TS3 in the Documents directory, among other things.
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* Resource Chain
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====Delphy's CTU====
 
Allows creation of non-replacement clothing, etc. - stencils, retextures, and new meshes.  Includes 3D preview.
 
* [http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=348082 Delphy's CAS Texture Unitool]
 
  
====Delphy's Acronym Bending Original Output Barber Shop (aka DABOOBS)====
 
Creates non-replacement custom hair mesh packages.
 
* [http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?&t=358682 DABOOBS]
 
  
====TSR Workshop====
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Create non-replacement clothing, hair, make-up and accessories in sims3pack format. Also allows mesh editing.  Includes live 3D preview.
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*[http://www.thesimsresource.com/workshop/downloads TSR Workshop Download]
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*[http://forums.thesimsresource.com/forumdisplay.php?f=660 TSR Workshop Discussion Forums]
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[edit] Introduction

This is all the mumbo jumbo that goes on behind the scenes, we do not recommend that if you are new to this you just jump right in here, we advise learning some of the modding tutorials first to get your head around how the game works.


[edit] Resources

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