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Ye Olde Cooper's Barrels & Sacks

by Sophie-David Posted 17th Apr 2010 at 3:24 PM - Updated 27th Jan 2016 at 6:28 PM by Sophie-David
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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 download is part of the Medieval Creator Challenge
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Title: Ye Olde Cooper's Barrels & Sacks

The Story

Ye Old Cooper wast a master craftsman who sayeth always, "If ye can't make with a barrel, it ain't worth the making". He has long past, yet nowe his son John thrives in the industrie. With his goodwife Mary, who now maketh sacking, and their son Jimmy, yon Coopers keepeth a goodly house and lande, and maketh many worthy things of cunning purpose and comely designe.





Purpose

1) To provide a useful set of Sims 2 basegame barrels based on the Seasons planter barrel mesh and texture. The master object is the Trash Barrel which contains the barrel, contents and shadow textures required by the rest of the set.

2) To provide a stackable horizontal sack based on the Basegame "Sack Baby" mesh and texture. This sack is the master object for the "comfy" bucket seat and bar barrel cushion textures.

Contents: A Set of 13 Objects with two Variants

Trash Barrel - sdTrashBarrelMaster.package - found in Misc/Misc, §76
- trash disposal that never needs emptying

Trash Bucket - sdTtrashBucketNoCheat_Basegame.package - Misc/Misc, §55
- trash disposal that visibily fills and needs emptying
- in Seasons, provides a source for composting

Storage Bucket - sdStorageBucket_Basegame.package - Sufaces/Misc, §56
- low stackable decorative container with adjustable fill height and slots

Storage Barrel - sdStorageBarrel_Basegame.package - Surfaces/Misc, §86
- stackable decorative container with adjustable fill height and slots

Simple Bucket - sdSimpleBucket_Basegame.package - Surfaces/Misc, §46
- stackable basic container with slots, which Sims will not use
alternate - sdSimpleBucketAutonomous_Basegame.package - Sims will place objects in slots

Simple Barrel - sdSimpleBarrel_Basegame.package - Surfaces/End Table, §66
- reduced height stackable table with slots, to place under dining and chess tables

End Table Barrel - sdEndtableBarrel_Basegame.package - Surfaces/End Table, §76
- stackable table with slots, will hold bills and meals

Table Bucket - sdTableBucket_Basegame.package - Surfaces/Coffee Table, §46
- low stackable table with slots, will hold bills and meals

Bucket Seat - sdChairBucket_Basegame.package - Comfort/Dining Chair, §66
- cheap, uncomfortable dining, desk, and gaming chair

More Comfy Bucket Seat - sdComfyChairBucket_Basegame.package
- Comfort/Dining Chair, §166
- medium comfort dining, desk and gaming chair

Bar Barrel - sdBarBarrel_Basegame.package - Comfort/Misc, §86
- cheap, uncomfortable bar stool

More Comfy Bar Barrel - sdComfyBarBarrel_Basegame.package - Comfort/Misc, §186
- medium comfort bar stool

Horizontal Stacking Sack - sdHorizontalSackMaster_Basegame.package
- Surfaces/Coffee Table, §76
- very low stackable table with slots, will hold bills and meals

The set also contains 19 barrel surface recolours, a total of 52 barrel contents recolours, and 10 sack recolours. Several objects also contain a user removable shadow to make them appear more realistic in a stack.

In addition, built-in invisible recolours are present in each master object, which makes the whole set (except for seating and trash disposal) usable as convenient multi-slot and height adjustable OMSPs.

Installation Notes

Please refer to the Install Instructions tab for complete directions.






Terms of Use

You may include these objects in any uploaded lots, whether for free or pay. Please include a credit and link to this page. It would be nice if you sent me a PM with a link to your uploaded creation, but this is not required.


Polygon Count

Trash Barrel: 578 faces, 496 vertices
Trash Bucket: 554 faces, 531 vertices
Storage Bucket: 554 faces, 531 vertices
Storage Barrel: 758 faces, 619 vertices
Simple Bucket: 254 faces, 326 vertices
Simple Barrel: 242 faces, 278 vertices
End Table Barrel: 242 faces, 278 vertices
Table Bucket: 254 faces, 326 vertices
Bucket Seat: 254 faces, 326 vertices
More Comfy Bucket Seat: 1378 faces, 1121 vertices
Bar Barrel: 242 faces, 278 vertices
More Comfy Bar Barrel: 1366 faces, 1073 vertices
Horizontal Stacking Sack: 1126 faces, 799 vertices


Credits:

StephSim for her object requests and general inspiration, for creating one of the contents textures (its a secret which one!), for the idea to put a sack on the chair barrels to increase comfort, and for very creative use of this set in her medieval Shadows of Gwrych neighbourhood
SimPE, PJSE, and CEP for Sims 2 object creation
Milkshape 3D and Ultimate Unwrap3D Pro, for 3D modeling
Corel Web Photo Paint for colouring and texturing
Gadwin PrintScreen for enhanced screen captures
IrfranView, Microsoft Paint, Microsoft Photo Editor and GIMP 2 for graphics file conversion, processing and sizing
Numenor's AnyGameStarter, for development and testing
Wikimedia Commons freely usable media files for some of the barrel contents source textures
The Guild Masters Dark Project, for the costumes used in the demo pictures. StephSim's Shadows of Gwrych Parson's and Reeve's lots are the enviroment for the screen shots: please see her thread for the creator credits.

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
sdBarrel_Contents_ExtraRecolours.zip | Eleven additional Contents recolours

Size: 110.1 KB · Downloads: 13,928 · 8th Aug 2010
110.1 KB 13,928 8th Aug 2010
sdCollectionPetsAndLater_Barrels.zip | Optional Collection File for Pets and Later EPs

Size: 2.0 KB · Downloads: 14,793 · 17th Apr 2010
2.0 KB 14,793 17th Apr 2010
sdCollectionPrePets_Barrels.zip | Optional Collection File for Basegame and any EPs prior to Pets

Size: 4.0 KB · Downloads: 10,361 · 17th Apr 2010
4.0 KB 10,361 17th Apr 2010
sdBarrelsAlternate_Basegame.zip | May use instead of sdBarrelsDefault, with Master Mesh

Size: 49.0 KB · Downloads: 11,904 · 17th Apr 2010
49.0 KB 11,904 17th Apr 2010
sdBarrelsDefault_Basegame.zip | A Simple Bucket, with Master Mesh

Size: 48.9 KB · Downloads: 14,103 · 17th Apr 2010
48.9 KB 14,103 17th Apr 2010
sdBarrelsSack_Basegame.zip | 12 Basegame Barrel & Sack Objects with Recolours, including Master Mesh

Size: 1.47 MB · Downloads: 21,336 · 17th Apr 2010
1.47 MB 21,336 17th Apr 2010
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
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#51 Old 5th Oct 2013 at 3:50 AM
thanks na ka^^
Lab Assistant
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#52 Old 29th Dec 2013 at 7:02 PM
This is way cool. I'm going to have fun trying to figure it all out in game. But I'm keeping this link to reference to. I want to be able to use this set to its fullest potential. Thank you so much for creating it!
Lab Assistant
#53 Old 26th Mar 2014 at 4:57 AM
Thank you.
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#54 Old 20th Aug 2014 at 1:09 AM
I really appreciate all the work you put into this mod!
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Original Poster
#55 Old 20th Aug 2014 at 4:35 AM
Thanks you all for the encouragement!
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#56 Old 24th Apr 2015 at 2:46 AM
thanks for everything!
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#57 Old 24th Apr 2015 at 3:40 AM
You're welcome.
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#58 Old 10th Jun 2015 at 11:49 AM
job so good
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#59 Old 5th Mar 2016 at 1:49 PM
thank you
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#60 Old 8th Mar 2016 at 8:48 AM
A barrel. That was what I wanted. Just a plain, simple, barrel. While there are barrel downloads, they either look like very early models or have "dynamite" on them, I doubt a shopkeeper selling anything but dynamite would have "dynamite" on a barrel! The simple barrels have a lovely texture, stack well, and look nice in-game. Thank you!
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Original Poster
#61 Old 18th Mar 2016 at 9:46 PM
Thank you gazania, I'm glad you like them.
Instructor
#62 Old 17th May 2017 at 7:20 PM Last edited by Sonshine : 18th May 2017 at 12:30 AM.
I just d/led these, but can't find them in the game. Could I ask where they appear? I've looked in Miscellaneous and deco miscellaneous as well as appliances and misc in that category, but can't find them.

Edit: I did find the trash buckets, both inside and outside, but I've yet to find the one for the mailbox.
Theorist
Original Poster
#63 Old 18th May 2017 at 4:08 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sonshine
I just d/led these, but can't find them in the game. Could I ask where they appear? I've looked in Miscellaneous and deco miscellaneous as well as appliances and misc in that category, but can't find them.

Edit: I did find the trash buckets, both inside and outside, but I've yet to find the one for the mailbox.
The Trash Barrel is found under Miscellaneous/Miscellaneous at a cost of §76. All catalogue assignments and prices are listed in the Contents list in the main post.
Inventor
#64 Old 17th Jun 2019 at 7:05 PM
Hi, Sophie-David. I've been using the custom and default barrels for a while and I couldn't help but notice that the trash cans throw errors every now and then when sims are trying to dispose of something. There's a particular one that shows up more frequently than the others:

This one tends to show up for the indoor trash cans:


I also read a previous comment about Pescado's Macrotastics -> Clean showing errors when trying to empty the trash, which I've also experienced. No one's reported anything similar about the first two errors I mentioned nor had a recent comment similar to the Macro error, so I'm wondering if it's something exclusive to my game, but perhaps you have an idea what's going on.
Theorist
Original Poster
#65 Old 30th Jul 2019 at 9:44 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sketching
Hi, Sophie-David. I've been using the custom and default barrels for a while and I couldn't help but notice that the trash cans throw errors every now and then when sims are trying to dispose of something. There's a particular one that shows up more frequently than the others:

[snip]

I also read a previous comment about Pescado's Macrotastics -> Clean showing errors when trying to empty the trash, which I've also experienced. No one's reported anything similar about the first two errors I mentioned nor had a recent comment similar to the Macro error, so I'm wondering if it's something exclusive to my game, but perhaps you have an idea what's going on.

Yes, my apologies, there is an occasional error with these two objects - it is not exclusive to your game. These two older objects need an overhaul. I was in the middle of doing so and got distracted! Then I wasn't sure where to pick up from when I got back to them.

Added to my list...
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Sophie-David also recommends you check the following:

The invisible dishwasher featured with this set can be downloaded here: Tiny Filesize Invisible Appliances for Lot Builders
StephSim made extensive use of this set in her 45 lot Shadows of Gwrych project and several other Gwrych uploads

StephSim has uploaded an interim release of Ye Ole Cooper's Waterbucket Starter Set that were previously only available by downloading her Gwrych lots. The Starter Set contains some new recolours, and the objects themselves have been updated.

The Trash Barrel is available as a default replacement here
Barrels for Brigands features cheaters versions of the Trash Barrel and Trash Bucket

Michelle 111 updated her two wonderful sets of barrel recolours on Feb. 20, 2012. They are both available at the Plumb Bob Keep: Pooklet Naturals and Rustic/Medieval. The Rustic/Medieval set is also available at MTS.

New Upload: May 31, 2014
Ye Olde Cooper's Muck for the Masses

Inspired by all the filthy uploads for PBK's Unwashed Masses theme, this upload contains 12 barrel contents recolours.


These recolours may or may not be endorsed by Sophie-David.