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[Recolorable] - Maxis Modular Stairs - I

by HugeLunatic Posted 24th Aug 2009 at 7:43 PM - Updated 6th Feb 2018 at 10:21 PM by HugeLunatic
43 Comments / replies (Who?) - 5 Feedback Posts, 14 Thanks Posts
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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After a recent post I realized that I had other modular stairs that I had made recolorable, only they hadn't made it out of my downloads folder. These are all stairs I really like the style of, just not so much the color. This is a variety download of four different modular stairs from different EPs made recolorable. No script is required, they will override the current stairs.

Each stair has an added BHAV so that the first tile under the top step can be used by Sims, so you can place a door there that would be hidden.

Chic Stairs
Base Game. Includes the beach white recolor and the fence.

UNI Indestructible Concrete Stairs

OFB Euro Stairs
The White stairs are the recolorable ones Ignore my failed M&G recolor

OFB Storybook Stairs
The Purple stairs are the recolorable ones

* Place in your downloads folder. There is no need for a script file since this is overriding the original steps.
* To remove and have the default non-recolorable stairs back just delete my file from your downloads folder.

To Use:
* Place stairs normally
* Use Recolor tool to recolor individual stairs - if having difficulty with 2nd step, go down one floor.

To Recolor:
* In Object Workshop, select Open, select my mesh, then select Recolor.

Polygon Counts:
All Polys are the same as the original ones.
Chic Fence Rail/Diag Rail - 1784
Stairs - 96 (step only) -1006 (step w/two rails) These vary based on the step/rail combination used.

[Recolorable] - Maxis Modular Stairs - II
[Recolorable] - Maxis Modular Stairs - III

Recolor Templates

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
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Size: 129.0 KB · Downloads: 32,700 · 31st Jan 2018
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Size: 73.2 KB · Downloads: 37,008 · 31st Jan 2018
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Size: 156.5 KB · Downloads: 34,284 · 31st Jan 2018
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Size: 449.4 KB · Downloads: 46,604 · 31st Jan 2018
449.4 KB 46,604 31st Jan 2018
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 the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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Test Subject
#26 Old 17th May 2011 at 10:21 PM
Why haven't I found this before!?

Thank you!
Test Subject
#27 Old 20th Feb 2012 at 1:33 PM
you are amazing thank you!
Field Researcher
#28 Old 18th Aug 2012 at 1:47 AM
This is fabulous. The problem is that no matter how hard I try, it rewrites the purple. I make sure to save it under a different name and everything, but every single time, the purple seems to be replaced. I'm not used to recoloring creator stuff, but I went into the download folders and opened it up. Another little problem is how small and undetailed the picture comes out. Do you know what I'm doing wrong?
Me? Sarcastic? Never.
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Original Poster
#29 Old 18th Aug 2012 at 5:21 AM
#30 Old 1st Dec 2012 at 3:39 PM
Thank-you SO MUCH for this, HL! I've been practically pulling out my hair trying to match my rooms to the awful Maxis staircases for years now and I'm so grateful that you took the time to make these.
Field Researcher
#31 Old 16th Dec 2012 at 4:10 PM
Thank you!
Test Subject
#32 Old 30th May 2013 at 9:49 PM
These are great. Thanks for making them. Just one thing tho, when I use the Hack Conflict Detection all four of these stairs keep showing up as a conflict. I have made sure there is no duplicates in my downloads folder, but they still show up.
Have I done something wrong?
Me? Sarcastic? Never.
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Original Poster
#33 Old 31st May 2013 at 4:00 AM
They show up due to an added BHAV I think...Either that or it is due to these stairs having the same GUID as the originals (so they override them). You've done nothing wrong.
Test Subject
#34 Old 24th Feb 2014 at 5:38 PM
my favorite stairs!!!
Test Subject
#35 Old 12th Sep 2014 at 7:52 PM
Thank you ! :)
Test Subject
#36 Old 25th Jul 2015 at 8:31 AM
Great mesh!
Top Secret Researcher
#37 Old 27th Jul 2015 at 6:26 PM
Thank you!
Test Subject
#38 Old 27th Sep 2015 at 8:26 AM
Thanks I really like the plain white stairs, I can't tell are they opened underneath?
Test Subject
#39 Old 30th Jan 2016 at 2:39 PM
Test Subject
#40 Old 3rd Aug 2016 at 12:24 PM
Thank you!
#41 Old 8th Sep 2017 at 12:17 AM
thank you
Mad Poster
#42 Old 1st Mar 2020 at 12:44 AM
I use these all the time, even though I ALWAYS have a problem; at least one step can't be recolored. Usually it's the 2nd step from the top, often more than one step, and not always the same steps. ???

Namaste... or "go"
Test Subject
#43 Old 24th Oct 2020 at 8:40 PM
Thank you!! I've been needing this!!
Test Subject
#44 Old 24th Oct 2020 at 8:46 PM
Thank you!! I've been needing this!!
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