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Testers Wanted: Antique Table Phone

by HystericalParoxysm Posted 27th Oct 2006 at 4:01 PM - Updated 19th Mar 2009 at 3:01 PM by -Maylin-
183 Comments / replies (Who?) - 1 Feedback Posts, 8 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.
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Gentlemen, behold!!

I give you... an antique cradle phone! This lovely table phone has been a long time coming, mainly the amount of time it took me to become skilled enough to create it. However, with Numenor's amazing cloning templates, some perserverence, and several tries, I have come up with something I like... that actually works... and can be recoloured!

The animation is not absolutely perfect - it clips a little bit into the ear when in-use, and the hand may clip into the handset during some animations. There is no cord, and sims will still start a call by dialing, and perhaps even leave the handset somewhere stupid - it will still behave like a normal phone, just with a different mesh and textures. Not much I could do about that but it's still quite lovely and looks very nice for Victorian sims.

It shows in the catalogue in the same place as normal phones (Buy Mode - Electronics - Small Electronics), and is 200 simoleons (a bit more expensive than normal). 710 polys, 630 vertices (pretty darn low), created from scratch in Milkshape. This should be EP and base-game compatible... I have Pets and all the Pets functions seem to come up on it as well. I would appreciate testers - I don't tend to play much myself. I am also not an incredibly experienced object creator, and probably had no business creating a phone, so use at your own risk.

I've taken care to make the map extremely easy to recolour, and have double-size layer-separated PSDs that you can PM me for if you want to recolour it easily using some of my graphics. Three recolours are included, plus the default cream with brass, gold curliecues, and roses.

Thanks to:
  • NUMENOR!!!! Thank you thank you thank you! The phone cloning templates which I used to clone my phone from, and his very clear instructions had me with a phone package in under 10 minutes, and a few values from the Simstones phone for the handset and I was almost done!
  • Everyone who has contributed to the creation and development of SimPE. Couldn't do this without your efforts.
  • House of Lime for the curliecue font and Antique Clip Art for the flower graphics.
  • Star, for encouraging me even when I get all mopey and convinced I have an atmospheric pressure considerably lower than my surrounding environment. Thanks, hon.
  • MTS2, the rest of the staff, and Delphy, for creating a such a fantastic place to learn and share information, so I could figure out how to do cool stuff like this.

Style: Retro
Room: Living Study
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable

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
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AntiqueTablePhone.rar

Size: 382.6 KB · Downloads: 128,022 · 27th Oct 2006
382.6 KB 128,022 27th Oct 2006
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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\
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#176 Old 7th Mar 2014 at 2:53 PM
Tnks
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#177 Old 24th Mar 2015 at 1:02 AM
This is so pretty! Thank you!
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#178 Old 21st Aug 2015 at 8:58 PM
Works great! Thank you!
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#179 Old 16th Nov 2015 at 3:22 AM
Beautiful I am looking forward to using it!
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#180 Old 21st Jan 2016 at 4:06 PM
thanks
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#181 Old 26th Feb 2017 at 12:18 AM
muito obrigado
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#182 Old 24th Aug 2018 at 2:24 PM
I love it when I find an item that just looks unique. This will look so lovely on a rustic side-table. Just perfect!
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#183 Old 18th Oct 2018 at 6:05 PM
Thank you :D
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#184 Old 14th Oct 2020 at 5:41 PM
Thanks
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