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TYPES OF CC-USERS: Are you an alpha or a maxis match?



  • AyKooChaoAyKooChao Posts: 666 Member
    @mrs_starkey The first one’s definitely by Kijiko (I have a version of it in my game with more Maxis Match textures). Not sure about the second one, but I might have seen it before.
  • mrs_starkeymrs_starkey Posts: 92 Member
    AyKooChao wrote: »
    @mrs_starkey The first one’s definitely by Kijiko (I have a version of it in my game with more Maxis Match textures). Not sure about the second one, but I might have seen it before.

    Thank you so much!!!! <3 I found it with your help!! And a bunch of other cool hairstyles for my guys! It's so great that kijiko converted some of the hairs to maxis match style.

    And to answer the main question of this thread: I'm a maxis match player! I love it when the CC blends into my Simsworld.

    The only exception are shoes and some accessoires. If they look a little bit on the alpha side, thats ok for me. :)
  • LynnPlayz1LynnPlayz1 Posts: 548 Member
    edited December 2021
    Maxis match all the way. 😁

    Alpha looks strange to me.
  • lanternlantern Posts: 7 New Member
    I never use alpha, only Maxis Match. I dont want it to look like I have cc in my game, everything needs to look like its from the sims itself.
  • Nyane21Nyane21 Posts: 142 Member
    I like and use both...but I prefer alpha.
  • RamblineRoseRamblineRose Posts: 706 Member
    Before my old computer went on the fritz, I would use Alpha and Maxis match CC. Now that I have a new computer, I am leaning more toward maxis match. Currently I am play vanilla and just have not downloaded any of my CC. I mainly miss the make up that I used and eyes. CC is really a very personal preference.
  • Nyane21Nyane21 Posts: 142 Member
    Madachan88 wrote: »
    I'm a maxis mix user aka using both alpha and maxis match. Besides Sims can really look good if you use both typ of cc.





    I totally agree with you. I use both too. People just need to know how to use it.
  • MeowchaFrappeMeowchaFrappe Posts: 796 Member
    I'm definitely more of a Maxis Match cc person (Like 98% to 99% I would say.)The contrast between the hyper realism of alpha and the more cartoony look of the game is just way too off putting for me, especially with hair and the super textured clothing. I'm a very visual person and the mismatch between the two styles actually makes the game very unenjoyable/unplayable for me. Now, I will use a few minor things like accessories & kijiko eyelashes that are more alpha since they tend not to be super noticeable as being "out of place." Even some facial hair styles if they're subtle enough that it makes no difference, but anything more than that is a hard no for me.

    Also, completely alpha Sims = IMVU in my mind. I don't know why, it just does. :joy:
  • minimouetteminimouette Posts: 75 Member
    I'm late to the party, but I wanted to chime in ^^'

    I'm mostly Maxis Match, but I tend to mixt in a bit of alpha also, so i'm kinda Maxis mixt? I rarely use Alpha hairs, but I do use alpha overlays and details for my sims face and skin, plus some clothing. I do try to stay clear of anything that is over defined, for exemple studed shoes where each stud is fully 3d, or any fully complex and textured clothes. As pretty as it can be, I play on a laptop and I don't want to overheat my graphic card. I also want my game to run smootly, so I basicly try to stay clear of anything that is high in polycount, but sometime I make tiny exception :P.

    here is a few exemples:




  • sortalivingsortaliving Posts: 20 Member
    I'm Maxis Match for the sole reason of I can't stand the townies not looking like my sims. Need everything to be uniform.
  • naeshellenaeshelle Posts: 48 Member
    I'm a Maxis Mix simmer! I would say my CC collection is 90% Maxis Match, 10% Alpha. I don't use Alpha hairs at all but I do use Alpha skin details & a few less-innocuous pieces of Alpha clothing. Everything else is Maxis Match, though. I like for townies that randomly spawn with CC I've downloaded to look like they belong in the world (as much as is possible, what with their random fashion choices :lol:).
  • SushiferSushifer Posts: 2 New Member
    I am a maxis mix user but I prefer only maxis match on hairs.
  • AniSimmerAniSimmer Posts: 21 Member
    Primarily alpha. I hate the mustard/cheddar hair MM gives off...
  • Pallies656602Pallies656602 Posts: 24 Member
    I only use Alpha CC.
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