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Urban Reflections Part 2: The Glass Elevator

by macarossi Posted 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:18 PM - Updated 25th Aug 2007 at 8:27 PM by macarossi
190 Comments / replies (Who?) - 25 Feedback 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.
I could write a short story about this elevator. I made the mesh and complete noob that I am, I quite naively thought I just had to register the new guids and voila! the elevator would work as a miracle... and of course, it didn't.
Anyway, now it's fully functional, at least I think it is. I hope you'll give me some feedback.
The mesh is slightly larger than the original Maxis. I figured I could make it bigger as the elevator is supposed to be placed in the middle of the room for everyone to see.

The elevator comes in three colours:gold, silver and offblack.
Vertices for the frame are 2148. Just for comparison: Maxis original frame has 3318 vertices, which is quite a bit more.
The doors have not been changed. I was afraid it would mess up the animations so I left the original ones.

Important: you cannot use this elevator in combination with the original Maxis ones. I mean you cannot put an original Maxis elevator and stack the Glass Elevator on top of it (or under it).

Feel free to recolour. Please, do not upload to pay sites.
Tags: #elevator

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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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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Test Subject
#76 Old 4th Aug 2006 at 2:47 AM
it's great!!! i love it !!!! hope u're going to make more objects like this!!!
Test Subject
#77 Old 4th Aug 2006 at 4:29 AM Last edited by htdang1 : 4th Aug 2006 at 4:30 AM. Reason: typographical error!
Thanks! I dunno why Maxis didn't think to make one...
Test Subject
#78 Old 4th Aug 2006 at 6:46 AM
cool~~ ~~~~ V^_^V
Lab Assistant
#79 Old 4th Aug 2006 at 7:47 AM
It's spectacular, fabulous, AMAZING!
This is the very thing I have been waiting for!
Thank you soo much!
Test Subject
#80 Old 4th Aug 2006 at 12:56 PM
Woahhh! Its way better than them stuipt maxis made ugly grey ones! Thanks a bundle!

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Test Subject
#81 Old 4th Aug 2006 at 2:01 PM
This is Outstanding, this glass elevator will go good in my modern business. Thank you so much for this.
Test Subject
#82 Old 4th Aug 2006 at 2:56 PM
Originally Posted by Washuai
Why jump on the guy who wants clear glass on some levels and not others and is unhappy he can't mix and match these with Maxis? I have buildings where glass wouldn't be the best choice aesthetically for every floor, so yes, a Maxis compatable and sized option that I could place with one side or more touching an exterior wall of a building, is desirable.
However, I'm going to download this impressive mod and use it and live with not having my cake and eating it, too.

I wasn't jumping on him, I was answering the question.
Lab Assistant
#83 Old 4th Aug 2006 at 6:28 PM
Nice job,thank a lot!
Test Subject
#84 Old 5th Aug 2006 at 7:17 AM
Originally Posted by htdang1
Thanks! I dunno why Maxis didn't think to make one...

Because quite frankly, Maxis are a bunch of squares. Seriously. Just look at all the limitations within the game and most of them don't really make sense.

Maxis should hire people from MTS2 so you can actually get more bang for your buck.
Field Researcher
#85 Old 6th Aug 2006 at 3:04 AM
I am having a problem with this elevator crashing the game. In fact, I never have had a chance to place this elevator because it crashes as soon as I click on it. Additionally the game crashes when I try to do anything with the Maxis elevators now. I sadly removed it from my downloads folder.
Lab Assistant
#86 Old 7th Aug 2006 at 4:47 PM
Kwl i never thought someone would come up with a glass elevator, definetely something not to hide in a corner,
Lab Assistant
#87 Old 7th Aug 2006 at 5:05 PM
Kwl i never thought someone would come up with a glass elevator, definetely something not to hide in a corner,
Test Subject
#88 Old 11th Aug 2006 at 2:51 AM
Default Not just wonderful and brilliant
WORKS GREAT in game,
not a resource hog,
Looks great with my windows,
need to upgrade to the seemless windows,
but looks beautiful,
would post screenshot,
but only two of my pictures took,
and none of them where of the elevator in use.
Test Subject
#89 Old 12th Aug 2006 at 9:46 AM
thanks a lot!!!!!! good work! i loved the new elevator!
Test Subject
#90 Old 15th Aug 2006 at 8:52 AM
hey is there any way to get this with dark tinted glass to match the rest of my house
Lab Assistant
#91 Old 17th Aug 2006 at 9:14 PM
Thank you 1000 times Macarossi,

Like always your work is perfect and amazing.

Lab Assistant
#92 Old 18th Aug 2006 at 11:54 AM
Field Researcher
#93 Old 24th Aug 2006 at 12:59 PM
I love this! Thank you very much. I will test this out.
Test Subject
#94 Old 26th Aug 2006 at 8:38 PM
This is something I have been waiting for. Thankyou so very much.
Test Subject
#95 Old 30th Aug 2006 at 3:40 PM
This is a totally cool lift (what many of us in London call elevators) . I love its design, now if only I could use it!

I downloaded it and put it into my downloads file but it's not showing up in my game, the same applies to the door download to go with this.

Is there something else I need to do? I love it and I really (repeated a lot ) want to be able to use them.

If anyone can help me please email me (address in siggy) I will be eternaly grateful
Test Subject
#96 Old 1st Sep 2006 at 1:10 AM
wow. i love these! very beautiful and elegant, and it actually makes the room look BETTER unlike the maxis ones. :P


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Test Subject
#97 Old 15th Sep 2006 at 7:25 AM
awesome! thanks
Test Subject
#98 Old 17th Sep 2006 at 5:06 AM
This is exactly what I've been waiting for. I love these elevators! Thank you.
Test Subject
#99 Old 17th Sep 2006 at 12:54 PM
Hooraa Just what i need for my new shopping centre!!!!!!
*prances around* Joy o' joy Yay o' Yay!!!!
Test Subject
#100 Old 21st Sep 2006 at 4:43 PM
Woa thanks, looks great!

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