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Hidden Gems: NPC Makeovers

TinySpaceFoxTinySpaceFox Posts: 727 Member
They're the unsung heroes who deliver pizzas, fix showers, and wrangle burglars. I thought it was high time the service Sims (well, the better-looking ones, to be completely honest) got their moment in the spotlight.

In other words, I was bored. And I thought I needed to practise my makeover skills, particularly with the girls.

Before I start, I should mention a few things.
Firstly, all the Sims I make over will be aged down (or up) to Young Adult.
Secondly, I'm challenging myself to tweak these Sims as little as possible - while I want to bring out their full potential, I also want them to remain recognisable. So, most of these Sims will simply have different hair, plus some small adjustments to the sliders for their face shape, cheeks, and/or nose.
Thirdly, while I do use a CC skin (Kurasoberina's Primer Ultra HD) and CC hair, I don't use any custom sliders apart from one that adjusts brow thickness.
Finally, feedback is welcome on any of my makeovers :)

Enough talk, let's get down to business - we're starting off close to home with these cutie service Sims from Sunset Valley :)

Jake Roland
Occupation: Social worker
Age: Adult (aged down to YA)

Tuesday Sears
I spent the longest on her - she just had so much potential :>
Occupation: Repairwoman
Age: Adult (aged down to YA)

Alessandra Thistle
Occupation: Social worker
Age: Adult (aged down to YA)

And last, but certainly not least...
Torgo Pendragon
Occupation: Pizza delivery man
Age: YA

Hope you enjoy~


  • MikezumiMikezumi Posts: 41,513 Member
    @TinySpaceFox I don't really pay attention to NPCs but I am familiar with Tuesday. I have seen Torgo's name in map view but never went in for a close look. I must say, he looked much better than I expected! I am a firm believer in keeping premades recognizable when making over. If a sim needs to be changed a lot to make them presentable they may as well be renamed as well!
    You did a great job! :)
  • bekkasanbekkasan Posts: 5,822 Member
    Wow! They look super. I'm not familiar with any of them, so not sure what they looked like before, but you did a great job and I'd put Jake and Torgo in my game any day! I need more guys since @CravenLestat has kept me supplied with the ladies lately. :wink:
  • TinySpaceFoxTinySpaceFox Posts: 727 Member
    Thank you @Mikezumi and @bekkasan for the wonderful comments! I’m glad to see you enjoyed my makeovers :>

    I think this weekend I’ll get started on the service Sims of Appaloosa Plains, the second town I ever got. I’m really looking forward to it!
  • GoulsquashGoulsquash Posts: 564 Member
    Kale Parrott of Appaloosa Plains is probably my all time favourite NPC. Total opposite of his lame cheating brother Kanoa.

    Love your makeovers, especially Tuesday! They look great!
  • TinySpaceFoxTinySpaceFox Posts: 727 Member
    edited March 15
    A long overdue update, this time featuring service Sims from Appaloosa Plains. Enjoy!

    Kale Parrott
    , specially for @Goulsquash :)
    Occupation: Firefighter
    Age: Adult (aged down to YA)

    Avery Sage
    Occupation: Burglar
    Age: YA

    Ashleigh Ashford
    She had the fewest tweaks, she's already beautiful :>
    Occupation: Firefighter
    Age: YA

    Seymore Cole
    Occupation: Maid
    Age: YA

    Benedict Brier
    This cutie can deliver to my house any time :tongue:
    Occupation: Pizza delivery man
    Age: YA
  • GoulsquashGoulsquash Posts: 564 Member
    @TinySpaceFox Yay! Your version looks great :) as well as all your other sims of course. I forgot about Benedict, he's always a pleasant surprise on the off chance my sims get a pizza.
  • A785A785 Posts: 1 New Member
    These are some great-looking sims! Any chance you would upload them to the exchange or somewhere else? I am particularly hopeless at making or finding male sims that don't look like potatoes or ultra-feminine.
  • MikezumiMikezumi Posts: 41,513 Member
    The Appaloosa Plains sims look great! Is that the world that comes with Pets?
  • TinySpaceFoxTinySpaceFox Posts: 727 Member
    @A785 I'm glad you like my makeovers! :) I'd love to upload them, though they do use quite a bit of CC so it may not be on the exchange. Perhaps SimFileShare or Dropbox.

    @Mikezumi Thanks, I'm happy to hear you like them :> Yep, Appaloosa Plains is the town from Pets.

    Anyway, I must apologise for not updating in so long, I've been busy with real-world stuff. I just had a big test today. It went well, thankfully, and I feel like a huge weight has just been lifted off my chest :tongue: But I won't be getting back into Simming until next Wednesday at least, because I have one more paper (grrrr....)

    I think the next town I'll tackle will be Riverview :>
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