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Featured upload! SÖMNIG Vampire Sleep Set

by The Coffin Crew Posted 8th Aug 2012 at 9:31 AM - Updated 9th Jan 2014 at 11:55 AM by leefish : fix picture link
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This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
A Bedroom Set for the Modern Vampire

PictureName and DescriptionSpecial FeaturesRequirementsPriceCatalogue LocationPoly Count
SÖMNIG Vampire Sleeper: Clean. Modern. Timeless. Made of solid wood and outfitted with comfy pillow and bedsheet, this light-tight sleeping chamber need not be hidden away - its sleek lines and beautiful finish will match any decor. No more relegating you to graveyards and basements, my vampire. No more.Open flame torches 100% doused!Nightlife§750Comfort > Beds812
SÖMNIG Daystand: This loyal cube of wood will sit by your vampire bed all day while you rest. It will even hold up a lamp for you, for it shall be dark when you arise. Its three drawers are less cooperative, however, refusing to hold any of your socks.Daystand surface holds up to 5 objects!vampire bed from this set (its textures are used by the daystand - "base" recolours are needed for more options than basic black)§100Surfaces > End Tables360
SÖMNIG Dresser: This heroic dresser has agreed to hold the socks so rudely eschewed by your SÖMNIG Daystand drawers. It will also hold shirts, pants, and underwear, but draws the line at hats.Dresser surface holds up to 5 objects!Open for Business and vampire bed from this set (its textures are used by the dresser - "base" recolours are needed for more options than basic black)§200Misc > Dressers601
SÖMNIG Cube Shelves: Three handsome cubes of wood. Put them on your wall. Put something on top of them. Dare them to complain.Cube shelves hold up to 3 objects! One object per shelf.vampire bed from this set (its textures are used by the shelves - "base" recolours are needed for more options than basic black)§35Surfaces > Misc OR Surfaces > Shelves (get the version* that's right for you)38
SÖMNIG Desk: Sleek and practical. This desk is too modest to boast, but a close look will reveal plenty of leg room, plenty of storage space, and a smooth sturdy surface. What more could you ask of a desk?Desk surface holds up to 4 objects!vampire bed from this set (its textures are used by the desk - "base" recolours are needed for more options than basic black)§125Surfaces > Desks346

Comes in 18 colours, including perfect matches for Ikea MALM and LACK furniture. Collection file also available. Please make sure you get the vampire bed - it's needed for the other furniture to work.


FOR VAMPIRE SAFETY: We strongly suggest using BoilingOil's updated version of Monique's Vamp Sleep Caller mod. This will ensure your vampire goes to bed at sunrise instead of frolicking in the sunlight and burning to a crisp.


*Shelf Options: MISC version is for people who don't have a "shelves" category in their catalogue. SHELF version is for people who do have a "shelves" category in their catalogue. The "shelves" category came with the following expansions: Open for Business, Bon Voyage, Apartment Life


As the one writing this post, fanseelamb would like to thank the entire Coffin Crew for transforming her pipe dream into an actual working vampire bed with doused flames and closing lid.... and then transforming that one object into a full-fledged set! But wait, the best is yet to come! Our official and honorary members have more goodies on the way, so keep your eyes peeled. All items will be linked on the Coffin Crew's profile page as they're uploaded.

Special thanks to leefish.nl for bringing the crew together, and to BoilingOil for generously updating Monique's Vamp Sleep Caller for us.

Roll credits.

Vampire Bed Team:
fanseelamb - concept, design, construction, creative writing
Honeywell - victorious lid wrestling
leesester - mentorship, fire dousing, bee wrangling

Daystand, Dresser, Desk, and Shelf Team
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mustluvcatz - concept, design, construction, technical writing
leesester - mentorship
fanseelamb - creative writing

Additional pictured items all made by either Maxis or The Coffin Crew. Crew items will be linked on our profile page as they're uploaded.

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
SOMNIG Vampire Sleep Set -- EVERYTHING -- all objects + all colours + collection file.rar | Description: Entire set in one download file. Includes "MISC" version of shelf. Get "SHELF" version below if you have OFB, BV, or AL. 7.24 MB 18,141 8th Aug 2012
Vampire Bed -- MESH + Ikea MALM Colours (3 wood, 1 black, 1 white).rar | Description: You NEED THIS for any of the files below to work. 2.15 MB 4,683 8th Aug 2012
Bright Ikea LACK Colours (blue, green, yellow, red, pink).rar | Description: Recolours of the Vampire Bed. ALL the other furniture uses these too. 1.74 MB 2,712 8th Aug 2012
Even MORE Colours (7 wood, 1 silver).rar | Description: Recolours of the Vampire Bed. ALL the other furniture uses these too. 3.28 MB 2,765 8th Aug 2012
Daystand.rar | Description: Just the Daystand. You NEED the VAMPIRE BED for this to work. Daystand uses Vampire Bed's "base" textures. Handles use "box" textures. 14.2 KB 2,365 8th Aug 2012
Dresser.rar | Description: Just the Dresser. OFB expansion REQUIRED. You also NEED the VAMPIRE BED for this to work. Dresser uses Vampire Bed's "base" textures. Handles use "box" textures. 36.4 KB 2,280 8th Aug 2012
Desk.rar | Description: Just the Desk. You NEED the VAMPIRE BED for this to work. Desk uses Vampire Bed's "base" textures. Handles use "box" textures. 14.4 KB 2,330 8th Aug 2012
Shelf -- MISC category version.rar | Description: Appears in "Surfaces > MISC" category of your catalogue. Get this version if you have no "shelves" category. You also NEED the VAMPIRE BED. Shelf uses Vampire Bed's "base" textures. 5.7 KB 1,804 8th Aug 2012
Shelf -- SHELF category version (requires OFB or BV or AL).rar | Description: Appears in "Surfaces > SHELVES" category of your catalogue. You NEED either OFB, BV, or AL for this shelf to appear. You also NEED the VAMPIRE BED. Shelf uses Vampire Bed's "base" textures. 5.7 KB 4,358 8th Aug 2012
Collection File.rar | Description: Collection file appears in both residential and community catalogues. Has custom icon. Contains all items in this set plus some very special items still to come! You won't see those special items until you install them in your game. 2.5 KB 3,528 8th Aug 2012
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Windows Vista/7/8: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\

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4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files(x86)\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Origin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Mac: APPLICATIONS FOLDER -> THE SIMS 2 -> TSDATA -> RES -> CATALOG


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The Coffin Crew also recommends you check the following:

Get FadeToBlack's wooden recolours HERE and HERE


These recolours may or may not be endorsed by The Coffin Crew.
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