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Testers Wanted: "Sleigh" Furniture 5/31/05 Updated Toybox UV mapping

by SnowStorm Posted 20th Mar 2005 at 6:32 AM - Updated 1st Jun 2005 at 4:08 AM by SnowStorm
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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.
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5/31/05 - I've uploaded a new version of the Toybox with the uvmapping cleaned up. It should now be mapped so that pictures can be put on all sides cleanly. Both this and the original version use the same guid, so you only can have one or the other in game. Download SS_Sleigh_Toy_Box_Mesh_UVMapFixed.zip to get the updated version.

Original Post:
Here is a new mesh for a toddler bed, "sleigh" style. This object is cloned from the Kinder Kontainer crib, and it should have all the animations of the original crib. I modified the behaviours to only allow toddlers, hopefully I did it right. The object is Colour enabled and EP ready. The frame is recolourable. The bedding is linked to the original crib bedding materials. I've included one frame recolour, and the Bob the Builder bedding shown in the picture.


Updated 3/23/05
I've made some small tweaks to the toddler bed. I also modified the Bob the builder bedding so it can be used on a crib. Parts of it do appear flipped, unfortunately that is a limitation of the way Maxis mapped the object. I've combined the bed, bed recolour and bedding recolour into on zip file.

Added 3/23/05
By popular request here is the matching Sleigh style changing table. I separated out the frame from the pad/accessories, so they can now be recoloured separately! Included in the zip file is the changing table, a cherry wood frame recolour and a bob the builder pad/accessories recolour.

Added 3/25/05
I've added a matching toy box. Included in the toybox zip are two recolors, the oak and cherry to match the bed and changing table. The toy box textures are linked to the original maxis toy box.

Added 3/25/05
By request here is a matching sleigh style crib.

Added 3/25/05
I've added a white recolor for the 4 items.

Updated 4/1/05
As requested here is the high chair. I separated the frame from the cushions/tray. The cushions and tray use the Maxis high chair textures. I've included the oak, cherry and white recolors for the frame. I also included a bob the builder cushions in the zip.

I've figured out how to retain the tray animation. Unfortuanately to keep the separate frame recolor I ended up loosing the groundfloor shadow. If you've never downloaded the high chair then download sleighHighChair.zip, this contains the highchair, the frame recolors and the bob the builder cushions. (the bob the builder cushions will work on the original maxis high chair also). The SS_High_Chair_With_Anim.zip contains just the high chair package for those who already have the recolors.

Added 3/31/05
I've added a single and a double bed in the sleigh style. Each bed's bedding is linked to the colonial bedding so can use all existing bedding recolors. Each frame has it's own frame texture. I tried linking the single bed texture to the double beds, but that made the single bed's frame blue in the catalog. Each zip file contains the associate recolors. All interactions and animations should be working.

Added 4/1/05
As requested here is an armoire in the sleigh style. It should have all the original actions and animations. I've included the white and cherry recolors in the zip file.

All objects have unique GUIDs and are EP ready.
Poly counts
Toybox : 1722 (original 1012)

Known Issues
  • Toybox: It is slightly wider than a square so if you try to put it sideways against a wall part of the leg will be in the wall. I'd have to make the toybox narrower to get around it, and I didn't like how it looked.
  • Toybox: Can't seem to put toys back away.
  • Changing Table: Back bleeds thru windows.
  • Toddler Bed: Toddler pulls them self up on a non-existant frame.
  • Crib: Frame doesn't move
  • High Chair: Texture doesn't turn dirty. No ground shadow

Please don't post my original object packages on any sites. Recolor to your hearts content. But please post links in this thread to share with others.

To recolor:
Toybox: maxis toy box (Rip Co Toy Bin??)
Toddler Bed: Frame - New package, Bedding - Maxis Crib (The Kinder Container)
Crib: Frame - New package, Bedding - Maxis Crib (The Kinder Kontainer)
Changing Table: Frame - New package, cushions/stuff - Maxis Changing Table (The Sanitation Station)
Armoire: New package
Single Bed: Frame - New package, Bedding - maxis Bed (Colonial Ironwood Bed)
Double Bed: Frame - New package, Bedding - maxis Bed (Colonial Ironwood Bed)
High Chair: Frame - New package, Cushions/Tray - maxis High Chair (Kinder Koddler)

A big Thanks goes out to Jem for helping me test my stuff

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

Sims 2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
SS_Toy_Box_Sleigh_Mesh_UVMapFixed.zip

Size: 92.6 KB · Downloads: 20,846 · 1st Jun 2005
92.6 KB 20,846 1st Jun 2005
sleighArmoir.zip

Size: 285.0 KB · Downloads: 21,658 · 2nd Apr 2005
285.0 KB 21,658 2nd Apr 2005
SS_Sleigh_High_Chair_With_Anim.zip

Size: 188.2 KB · Downloads: 22,670 · 2nd Apr 2005
188.2 KB 22,670 2nd Apr 2005
sleighHighChair.zip

Size: 454.0 KB · Downloads: 23,472 · 2nd Apr 2005
454.0 KB 23,472 2nd Apr 2005
sleighSingleBed.zip

Size: 394.9 KB · Downloads: 23,849 · 1st Apr 2005
394.9 KB 23,849 1st Apr 2005
sleighDoubleBed.zip

Size: 434.6 KB · Downloads: 24,008 · 1st Apr 2005
434.6 KB 24,008 1st Apr 2005
SS_Toddler_Bed.zip

Size: 237.0 KB · Downloads: 33,750 · 26th Mar 2005
237.0 KB 33,750 26th Mar 2005
SS_Sleigh_Toy_Box.zip

Size: 206.0 KB · Downloads: 26,281 · 26th Mar 2005
206.0 KB 26,281 26th Mar 2005
SS_Sleigh_Crib.zip

Size: 357.8 KB · Downloads: 31,217 · 26th Mar 2005
357.8 KB 31,217 26th Mar 2005
SS_Changing_Table.zip

Size: 229.7 KB · Downloads: 30,197 · 26th Mar 2005
229.7 KB 30,197 26th Mar 2005
SS_BobTheBuilder.zip

Size: 161.7 KB · Downloads: 20,965 · 26th Mar 2005
161.7 KB 20,965 26th Mar 2005
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Test Subject
#101 Old 29th Mar 2005 at 7:47 AM
Great job! Everything looks amazing!
Instructor
#102 Old 29th Mar 2005 at 7:54 AM
Default OH thank you!
Wow! *Hugging you!* Thank you for making the high chair! I'm running off to download it now!
Test Subject
#103 Old 29th Mar 2005 at 4:41 PM
Love your Creations. Thank you for all your hard work it is really appreciated.
Lab Assistant
#104 Old 29th Mar 2005 at 8:52 PM
This is amazing, thank you! I can't wait for the changing table. :D

Silk stockings, What bliss they recall,
When love promised all, Forever more . . .
Cole Porter - 1954
Test Subject
#105 Old 30th Mar 2005 at 12:11 AM
The only problem is when the toddlers start getting cranky, and want to get out of their bed, and they start shaking on the sides of their beds'... But with the regluar crib there are sides to shake on, but this one there are none, so it looks like they are doing some odd zombie dance...
Field Researcher
#106 Old 31st Mar 2005 at 8:47 PM
I love all of these! Thank you so much for making them! Have you ever thought of making a sleigh bed & dresser for children (or teens & adults...)?
Instructor
Original Poster
#107 Old 31st Mar 2005 at 8:53 PM
The single and double sleigh bed are done and in the final stages of testing. I should be posting them tonight. I've just started the Armoire. This may take a bit as it's trickier to do to retain the animations. I'm following a tutorial somebody posted so cross your fingers!
Lab Assistant
#108 Old 31st Mar 2005 at 10:57 PM
Had the download some days ago, but today I had my first simbaby in your sleigh-collection.
It works perfectly fine and it looks so much better than the Maxis ones.
Thank you so much for doing and sharing!
(And I shall be one of the first to download your sleighbeds ;D )
Instructor
Original Poster
#109 Old 1st Apr 2005 at 2:14 AM
As promised here are the single and double beds.
Lab Assistant
#110 Old 1st Apr 2005 at 8:57 AM
Well, here again with my first cup of coffee - and downloading *seemesmilebrighterthanasmiley*
Will try them this morning if possible. (facing a hard weekend with many guests *sigh* I would prefer hugging my sims)
Instructor
Original Poster
#111 Old 2nd Apr 2005 at 5:57 AM
As requested here is the armoire.

I've also updated the high chair and the tray now moves again!
Lab Assistant
#112 Old 2nd Apr 2005 at 12:02 PM
I am a bit late into this fantastic thread There are 2 high chairs. Should I get both or choose one of them? If I should choose, what is the difference?
Lab Assistant
#113 Old 2nd Apr 2005 at 12:47 PM
awsome i love all of that, thank you so much for sharing that and i am already thinking bout doing a bedding recolour for the baby crib and the toddler bed, i hope that's ok with you snowstorm?
Instructor
Original Poster
#114 Old 2nd Apr 2005 at 2:18 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lyran
I am a bit late into this fantastic thread There are 2 high chairs. Should I get both or choose one of them? If I should choose, what is the difference?


If you've never downloaded then grab the first zip as it contains the recolors for the frame and the cushions.

The second zip is if you've already got the recolors and just need the updated high chair.

Quote:
Originally Posted by simialicia
awsome i love all of that, thank you so much for sharing that and i am already thinking bout doing a bedding recolour for the baby crib and the toddler bed, i hope that's ok with you snowstorm?


I have no problem with recolors. To do a bedding recolor you would actually create a recolor from the original maxis crib. As both my crib and the toddler bed use it. The toddler bed uses just the lower three panels on the texture for the pillows. I'd suggest linking to this thread if you post the recolors as lots of people seem to be intersted in some. As for the frames, if you wish to recolor those. Please link in this thread so others can use it.
Lab Assistant
#115 Old 2nd Apr 2005 at 2:33 PM
ok thank you snowstorm for that info and when i upload some recolours i will link it to this thread and thank you again.
Instructor
Original Poster
#116 Old 2nd Apr 2005 at 2:36 PM
Can't wait

I've edited the original post to try to clarify the high chair files and add info to help people who want to recolor.
Lab Assistant
#117 Old 2nd Apr 2005 at 2:36 PM
I was trying to do some other bedding but haven'ty gotten anywhere with it. lol All I seen to do is test items and build houses lol. But in here there were a few asking for new bedding sets I think I wrote it down even.

ok was chekcing the last ones lol right now
lol
Field Researcher
#118 Old 2nd Apr 2005 at 2:37 PM
this set is so neat!!thank you for sharing!!
Guest
#119 Old 2nd Apr 2005 at 2:54 PM
Love the sleigh objects!! Two problems, though. With the toybox, the kids go to put the toys away and just keep putting them back on the floor. With the crib, the parents just keep waking the toddlers up and putting them down, them picking them up and putting them back in!!! The toddler bed is great, though!!! They do wake the kids up in that too, but not half as much!!! Thank you for all the hard work!!!
Lab Assistant
#120 Old 2nd Apr 2005 at 3:30 PM
giannaiansmom, when I tested it I found that if you have mom put the kids to bed they stay lol . just seems to be dad's that wont let the kids sleep. Even young master broke not the toddler leaves the kid to sleep. Also I made sure as soon as dad put the kid to bed he had to leave the room. Then he left the kid sleep.
Lab Assistant
#121 Old 2nd Apr 2005 at 4:04 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jem
I was trying to do some other bedding but haven'ty gotten anywhere with it. lol All I seen to do is test items and build houses lol. But in here there were a few asking for new bedding sets I think I wrote it down even.

ok was chekcing the last ones lol right now
lol


ok well i have to go out shopping right now so when i get back i'll have a look and see what bedding sets other ppl would like and i'll see what i can do and thanks jem for saying ppl were asking for sets too!
Field Researcher
#122 Old 3rd Apr 2005 at 5:22 AM
This whole set is just beautiful. Thank yo so much for giving me the chance to try it. I have used the toddler bed...works great (dont care about how they pull themselves up), the toy box, same works great (dispose of those darn toys who needs 'um). I am thrilled to see the new beds and dresser...and especially the high chair. I am running off to install and play. Thanks again.
karrsareus
Lab Assistant
#123 Old 3rd Apr 2005 at 6:17 AM
ok well i just uploded my first bedding recolour i think it is preety basic it's a dora the explorer one plus im working some more recolours too.
Lab Assistant
#124 Old 3rd Apr 2005 at 11:56 AM
Thank you
Lab Assistant
#125 Old 3rd Apr 2005 at 8:04 PM
Awesome Job
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