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2018 MTS Calendar Contest - posted on 12th Nov 2017 at 8:48 PM
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#1 Old 14th Apr 2016 at 8:51 PM
Default Importing Peggy simgeoms.
I exported the simgeoms of Peggy's first(free) TS3 hair but it won't load in either Milkshape, Blender or 3ds Max. I've spent a good part of the day googling around trying to find a workaround to get the geom to import, but alas.. I can't find a converter either, so converting the simgeom to any other type of file is not going to happen. I get the "bone hash table count too large" error as many others have gotten.
Has anyone figured this out yet?
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#2 Old 16th Apr 2016 at 12:15 AM
Hmm... I can remember that Peggy used to add 'locks' on her GEOMS, so people couldn't simply edit them and claim them as their own. What happens if you import the package/sims3pack into TSRW? I would suggest to use this version though: http://greenplumbboblover.tumblr.co...005426/tsrw-172
And then export the file as a WSO and see if it works. If you're not sure how to install a WSO plugin into Milkshape, you can look it up here: http://wiki.thesimsresource.com/ind...bject_.28WSO.29

Let me know if you're able to use the mesh! ^-^
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#3 Old 16th Apr 2016 at 10:54 AM
I actually don't have TSRW because I currently don't have TS3 installed. I tried installing TSRW but it wouldn't let me start without linking to the TS3 installation directory. So unfortunately I can't try exporting the WSO :/
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#4 Old 16th Apr 2016 at 3:14 PM
Could you maybe link me to the hair? Maybe I can take a better look and, if I find any way to get past this issue, tell you about it?
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#5 Old 16th Apr 2016 at 3:25 PM
Peggys site is gone I think, but luckily SimsCave have uploaded all of Peggys free hairs here: http://simscave.mustbedestroyed.org...p?topic=33091.0
The one I'm working on is the first one =) Thank you!
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#6 Old 18th Apr 2016 at 3:49 PM Last edited by Greenplumbbob : 18th Apr 2016 at 4:13 PM.
I actually found this topic. Just scroll down and you'll get the part with the Peggy hair issue. The comment seems to be different to start with, apparently it's missing a lot what the games requires, and because these are donated hairs, I guess that's why Peggy did lock her hair meshes. So I guess we need to find a way to convert GEOMS to obj.

EDIT: Forgot to add the link... hehe : http://modthesims.info/t/415276
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#7 Old 18th Apr 2016 at 7:04 PM
Hm, well the hair I'm interested in is free, so Im curious why she would lock it. Also, if it matters, I recall this particular hair to replace an EA hair as well.
Time to go hunting for a program that can convert GEOMS outside of a 3d editor then!
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#8 Old 19th Apr 2016 at 6:04 PM
Yes! Though, I came across something that was in Meshtoolkit, but it seems that Meshtoolkit's 'conversion tool' thinks it's a whole different file, or it's either corrupted. I also tried to open it up in notepad, but that gave some... interesting results. So better not try that XD So, I'll keep searching for some way to open it up ^-^. If Peggy can do it, why can't we?
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#9 Old 20th Apr 2016 at 1:14 PM
Thanks a lot for helping, Ive spent a ridiculous amount of time trying to open that file! Let me know if you figure anything out! =)
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#10 Old 9th Apr 2017 at 7:12 PM
Hate to bump an old thread - but does anyone have an update on this? I still can't figure it out.
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#11 Old 9th Apr 2017 at 8:13 PM
I've also been having this issue. Would like to see it solved too.

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#12 Old 13th Apr 2017 at 11:21 PM
I actually have an update on this!! I managed to get TSRW installed, and after countless of errors and crashes I managed to export -half- of the hair mesh to OBJ..and I have no idea how. I clicked "ignore message and try to continue"(or something) and suddenly it exported. When I say half, I mean the..lower layer of the hair, so to speak. So I could easily duplicate the mesh and reverse the vertex order. It looks quite nice! I'll fiddle with this for a while now..

EDIT: Here's an image - as you can see there are some slight shades here and there, I'm not sure if there on the original mesh or not. Ignore the pink color, I just added the texture for the sake of my eyes, brighter colors makes it easier for me to fit and size the hairs.
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