So Reis made a version of this, and this is a modified and retextured version of that version. I loved Reis' version because of the awesome poly reduction, but I couldn't deal with the wideness, which is Cazy's bad. I feel like I'm just making everything less volumized lately. Oh well, I believe it looks better. All of Cazy's morphs and bones are still there, but I added a thin morph because I don't like floaty hairs. This will be the last version I release of this hair unless I end up taking the time to redo the texture assignments, which I probably won't.
Also, from now on, my EA control is completely different, the actual highlights are more clearly visible, and I will be using EA's textures for them. Back in the days of Sims 2, people used to do Maxis matching, and that's what my EA control basically is. Additionally, this hair and all future hairs have bump maps. The EA bump maps are very detailed, while the AS bump maps are essentially there to ensure that there won't be any bump mapping. EA is going for realism while AS is going for wiggy and plastic like. That being said, I like my hairs wiggy and plastic like, but now EA control is more work as I now have to make two completely different sets of textures. You can see an example HERE. They each have their own control and specular as well. Which means twice the work although I'm only using AS versions anyway. Don't tell me I don't give you guys the best that I can, because I really do.
This hair's name is based on Frank Ocean's Novacane. I know that the original retexture of this hair was based on a song by Of Montreal, but I'm obsessed with Frank's stuff, and this is basically a completely new hair anyway.
Click to enlarge, I guess:
Hurray! Catch Phrase!
This hairstyle is 10,050 polygons in LOD0, and 4,312 in LOD1. (The original version is 11,089 and 5,555; so Reis deserves gratitude, lots of it.)
*This hairstyle is available for teen-elder females only, as I'm lazy and there's too much glamour involved for children. As always, the hairstyle is non-default. I'd rather spend an extra hour taking apart and reassembling the orignal than replacing it.*
This hairstyle is fully compatible with fat and breast morphs.
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DISCLAIMER: I did not mesh this. I didn't particularly fix this, I didn't even reduce the polycount! I just reduced the wideness. The meshwork was done by Cazy. The removal of the extra strands that removed the extra 1,000 polygons was done by Reis. The textures and this version are only mine because I reduced the wideness and added another morph.
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Please give me a heads up if you have any trouble with this, so I can fix it. I know I may be hard to get a hold of, but I WILL see it eventually.
I would love it if you decided to use my work in a video or picture, but please don't upload anywhere. The only time I'm okay with people uploading my work is if it comes in a sim bundle and I am GIVEN CREDIT. I've found my work on the exchange before without any credit given and it just makes me feel dirty. Please don't retexture this hairstyle until 3 weeks have passed since I've posted it. You can post your own retexture of this on August 16th, 2012, but please no earlier than that. Also, don't steal my textures or claim as your own work. Have a nice day.