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Parsimonious is a fansite offering 100% free sims 1, 2 and 3 content.

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Parsimonious is a large site, containing content for Sims 1, 2 & 3. This includes houses, furniture, walls, floors, clothing, genetics & make-up.

Terms of Use

Nearly all of Parsimonious creations can be re-used and shared online as part of another creation on both free and pay sites, for both free and pay items.

Creations on Parsimonious generally require credit as a clickable link back by the point where your item can be downloaded (i.e. on the same page).

Re-publishing items 'as is' as standalone downloads is not allowed without prior permission from their creator.

Before re-using/sharing anything on Parsimonious which uses/includes items by another community website you should refer to their policies. Note some special permissions exist which aren't normally available to the community at large so please don't assume that all included off-site items are necessarily publicly distributable.

Please do NOT include a read-me file in your download for Parsimonious meshes/textures or other files

Complete Policy information can be found in Parsimonious' Support

Sims 1 Furniture

  • You can include Parsimonious Sims 1 objects in a 'shopping list' zip to go with a house that uses them. If that includes a custom NPC, please make sure all required parts are included. Credit is NOT required.
  • You can clone/recolour/hack Parsimonious Sims 1 objects and share the results, credit is NOT required.

Sims 1 Skins

  • Sims 1 Skin textures can be re-used for NPC skins. Credit is NOT required for Parsimonious, but you should consult the policies relating to included meshes before re-publishing those with your NPC

Sims 1 Walls & Floors

  • You can include Parsimonious Sims 1 Walls & Floors in a 'Shopping List' zip to go with a house that uses them. Credit is NOT required

Sims 2 & Sims 3 Houses

  • Houses should not be republished. If you want to partially refurbish/remodel and share a house from Parsimonious you'll need to get permission from the house creator before you upload it into the public domain.

Sims 2 Skins

  • Sims 2 Skins textures CAN be included with a complete Sim that uses them, credit is required as a link to http://www.parsimonious.org by your download
  • You CAN recolour Sims 2 textures and share your recolour online, credit is required as a link to http://www.parsimonious.org by your download. Please do NOT include the original texture.

Sims 2 Skin Meshes

  • You can create textures for Parsimonious Sims 2 Skins Meshes provided EITHER ONE of the following terms is met:
EITHER: The mesh can be included in your download, credit is required as a link to http://www.parsimonious.org by your download.
OR: If you choose not to include the mesh with your download please link to http://www.parsimonious.org/fashion2/meshes.shtml instead.

Sims 2 Furniture

  • You can create recolours for Parsimonious Sims 2 New Mesh Furniture provided EITHER ONE of the following terms is met:
EITHER: the original mesh object can be included in your download, credit is required as a link to http://www.parsimonious.org by your download
OR: if you choose not to include the mesh with your download please link to the PAGE that the original item appears on INSTEAD of a regular credit link
  • Parsimonious New Mesh objects can be identified on the site in 2 ways:
1. They do not have an external credit link in the single item information.
2. They will have a polygon count (v:#### f:#### t:#) listed by the single item preview photo.

Sims 2 Walls and Floors

  • You can use Parsimonious walls, floors or terrain paints in your Houses, credit is required as a link to http://www.parsimonious.org by your download

Sims 3 Skins

  • Parsimonious Sims 3 Skins & Meshes textures CAN be included with a complete Sim that uses them, credit is required as a link to http://www.parsimonious.org by your download
  • You CAN share presets for Parsimonious Sims 3 textures and include the original base texture, credit is required as a link to http://www.parsimonious.org by your download.

Sims 3 Skins Meshes

  • Parsimonious Sims 3 Meshes can be imported into your new texture project. credit is required as a link to http://www.parsimonious.org by your download.

Please note that Parsimonious will only provide Workshop compatible files for creators wishing to re-skin meshes. No meshes will be made available for CTU importing, anyone using CTU will need to extract and import the mesh themselves from the original Parsimonious sims3pack files.

Sims 3 Furniture

(section currently pending)

  • Parsimonious Sims 3 Furniture Meshes can be shared with a house that uses them, credit is required as a link to http://www.parsimonious.org by your download BUT you are responsible for checking for updates to those base objects periodically. Where an update has occurred you are required to do one of the following:
EITHER: update your house to include the altered object then notify your visitors they should replace/remove the affected file(s)
OR: notify your visitors to refer to Parsimonious regularly for update notifications
  • You can share presets for Parsimonious Sims 3 Furniture Meshes BUT you may NOT include the base meshes (due to the necessity to update the files from time to time). You will need to link to the page(s) where the original meshes appear.

Sims 3 Walls & Floors

(section currently pending)

  • Parsimonious Sims 3 walls, floors & terrains can be shared in a house that uses them, credit is required as a link to http://www.parsimonious.org by your download.
  • You can share presets (recolours) of Parsimonious Sims 3 walls & floors, credit is required as a link to http://www.parsimonious.org by your download. You MUST include the base 'template' file in your download.
  • Parsimonious Sims 3 Terrain Paints may not be recoloured for public distribution without permission from their creator

External Links

Parsimonious
Parsimonious Policy Support