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Old Oct 4 2014, 11:07 PM   #1
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Way back in the day when Sims 2 was out, I made Afra Lyon, Damia Gwyn-Raven, and their gigantic brood of children. And I posted pictures.

I didn't do it for Sims 3 because I couldn't stand how the sims looked.

But, Sims 4 is out now. And, yes, I am putting together a Raven-Lyon family and taking pictures. (Afra's "flirty" expression is hilarious, I'll have you know!)

So, let me leave you with this image: Afra Lyon, for some completely inexplicable reason, striking a rather manly pose on a bench next to his adopted son. (Who I named Piemur. Who is totally living up to his name with that suspicious glance he's giving Afra.)



I know Afra's skin is WAYYYY too green, but they only give me one shade of green to work with this early in the release. He's also unusually buff because I have him in the Astronaut career track and the sims will change from skinny to muscular if they're working out a lot, and he has to work out to progress as an astronaut. So he's put on some muscle mass since I made him. (Damia, after being put through 3 pregnancies in a row, poor woman, gained a bit of weight on the other hand.)

More screenshots soon!
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Old Oct 4 2014, 11:11 PM   #2
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Actually, here's his flirty mood:



Apparently when I told him to go read a book, he went and read a romance novel.

He also wants to buy a microscope, and buy a toy for his children.
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Old Oct 4 2014, 11:18 PM   #3
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Damia is not pleased with her childrens' birthday cake:



Unfortunately, can't get a stripe in her hair yet. We'll just pretend she dyed it, right?
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Old Oct 5 2014, 01:25 AM   #4
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So, some other examples of characters.

I let Damia and Afra have their first 3 kids "naturally". They all happened to be female, so I had to skip over the boy names. They also don't match up with the descriptions in the books; one of the things that tickles me with the sims is how the "genetics" make the offspring look like a mix of the parents, so I like to just let it happen as it happens.

Here's a better picture of Damia, dressed:


Here's Laria, 'pathing her mom. You can see she ended up with Afra's coloring, but her mom's blue eyes:


Here's Zara. She's the only one I changed the hairstyle on...it was really, terrifically bad before. I made it short mostly because I imagine Zara with short, white hair.


And here's Kaltia, who should really look like Laria does, but that's not how the genetics played out.


I really like how it's clear they're sisters...you can definitely see Afra's appearance altering their facial structure even when they have Damia's coloring.
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Old Oct 5 2014, 01:36 AM   #5
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One more, a close up of Afra:

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Great pics. Thanks for sharing.
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This is so fun. I'm glad you're having a blast with them. ^n_n^
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Cool!
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