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Simple Bathtubs + Bonus Item!

by daluved1 Posted 5th Jun 2012 at 5:26 PM - Updated 4th Jun 2012 at 8:35 PM by daluved1
17 Comments / replies (Who?) - 6 Feedback Posts, 11 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.
My favorite part of the house to design for my sims is the bathroom. However, I always end up using the same two EA tubs over and over again because all the other ones are just too...much...for average sims. I picked the elements that I liked the most from those tubs and combined them into my own versions. Check them out!

The Simple Wall Tub



Really and truly this is just a re-do of my Even Cheaper Tub. I made the basin of the tub much, much wider because I felt that the first version was too compact. Also, I added four more slots to the tub and redid the channel layout.

For the most part I think I accommodated for the mapping as best as I could. However there's a little wonkiness near the faucet area but it's not too bad, IMO.

Object Details:
In-Game Name - Simple Stand Alone Tub
Category - Showers and Tubs
Price - 800
Slots - 6
Channels - 4

The Simple Standalone Tub



This is my most favorite tub from the set! I like to think of the tub as a simplified version of that fancy EA rectangular boxy tub. It's made to be a stand alone tub, but also fits snug between walls if you want to go for the built in look.

This was the first mesh that I actually mapped on my own, and I think it came out rather nicely if I do say so myself. Well...with the exception of the basin, but I figured that that area would be mostly solid colors so it doesn't matter too much.

Object Details:
In-Game Name - Simple Standalone Tub
Category - Showers and Tubs
Price - 1000
Slots - 4
Channels - 4

Bonus - A Simple Shower Caddy!



I noticed this caddy in the cheap EA glass shower and I thought it was pretty neat. So I pinched the mesh and made it into a functional one for your sims. It has a full length stand that goes from floor to ceiling. The top tray is deco items that cannot be removed or recolored, however the two bottom trays are empty and have one slot each.

The caddy sits on the corner of a 1x1 footprint for easy placement. You do NOT need cheats to place this object! And, it will not interfere with the tubs or showers that it is placed near. The sim will simply ignore it and carry on with whatever they were doing.




Object Details:
In-Game Name - Simple Shower Caddy
Category - Decor/Accents/Laundry
Price - 20
Slots - 2
Channels - 2

Extra Info:

To ward of the flood of complaints, both tubs were cloned from expensive EA tubs so they'll get the proper moodlet or whatever it is you people seek.

Polygon Counts:
Wall Tub - 991
Stand Alone - 1190
Caddy - 274

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 3
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daluved1_SimpleStandAloneTub (UPDATED).package.rar

Size: 225.9 KB · Downloads: 9,470 · 5th Jun 2012
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daluved1_SimpleWallTub.package.rar

Size: 191.4 KB · Downloads: 8,733 · 5th Jun 2012
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daluved1_SimpleShowerCaddy.package.rar

Size: 197.6 KB · Downloads: 10,111 · 5th Jun 2012
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1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
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1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
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4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).


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Interstellar Traveler
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#2 Old 5th Jun 2012 at 6:26 PM
This is perfect! Great work!
Field Researcher
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#3 Old 5th Jun 2012 at 6:34 PM
aww, I love your stuffs but I never download cuz you have a "do not include with lots" rule =[
Mother Function
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#4 Old 5th Jun 2012 at 8:45 PM
You can use all of my creations with lots, you just cannot upload my creation along with the lot. Meaning, you have to link them to my upload instead of including it in the zip/rar file of your lot.

"Holy Shift! Check out the asymptotes on that mother function!"
Field Researcher
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#5 Old 6th Jun 2012 at 2:24 AM
thank you very much! this is awesome
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#6 Old 6th Jun 2012 at 6:48 AM
awesome work, thanks for sharing
Test Subject
#7 Old 7th Jun 2012 at 6:01 AM
This is cool. Thank you. =)
Scholar
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#8 Old 7th Jun 2012 at 2:14 PM
Awesome work dal! :D
Field Researcher
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#9 Old 8th Jun 2012 at 2:30 AM
YAY! It's here! Thanks Dal! Great work, as usual.
Test Subject
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#10 Old 9th Jun 2012 at 2:29 AM
I rarely ever use bathtubs in my game (My sims like to shower!) But that bath caddy is super cute. I may have to snag it up for my game. =)
Test Subject
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#11 Old 20th Jun 2012 at 4:49 AM
Thank you...My sims will enjoy it.
Test Subject
#12 Old 18th Dec 2012 at 12:14 AM
If you put the rubber ducky or the bubble bath in the shower caddy, can sims still use it?
Test Subject
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#13 Old 4th May 2013 at 9:21 AM
Wow, that looks really nice for your first custom! Thank you so much!
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#14 Old 4th Feb 2015 at 9:31 PM
Thank you very much!
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#15 Old 25th Feb 2015 at 10:15 PM
merci bcp
Test Subject
#16 Old 20th Jan 2017 at 7:10 PM
Hi !

I had those in my game for quite a bit of time now, and just noticed an issue today with the bath caddy : my sim can no longer bathe his dogs with it.
I'm not sure if it's just in my game or not, but I thought I'd let you know just in case.

Thanks a lot for those objects !
Mother Function
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#17 Old 4th Feb 2017 at 3:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Anwnn
Hi !

I had those in my game for quite a bit of time now, and just noticed an issue today with the bath caddy : my sim can no longer bathe his dogs with it.
I'm not sure if it's just in my game or not, but I thought I'd let you know just in case.

Thanks a lot for those objects !


I haven't played the game in years, and I *believe* I made these tubs before the Pets EP came out. If you are good with S3PE, then all you have to do is open the package, go to the object function flags, and select the "can intersect with sim/wall" options. This *should* fix the problem.

"Holy Shift! Check out the asymptotes on that mother function!"
Test Subject
#18 Old 7th Feb 2017 at 8:24 AM Last edited by Anwnn : 10th Feb 2017 at 1:51 PM.
I'm going to try that as soon as I get to my computer, thanks !
I only know a little about S3pe, not enough to mess around with objects without explanations. I'll edit my post to let you know if it worked, but even if it doesn't, I still love this object for my "no-dog" 's homes !

Thanks for taking the time to answer me about a game you don't even play anymore though, that was really nice of you.


Edit : Hmm.. I didn't find the " can intersect with sim / wall " option :/ I tried opening the Grid of the OBJD and search there, but I think it wasn't maybe the right place ?