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TS2 -> TS3 - BV Souvenirs and Collectables

by Purplepaws Posted 24th Jan 2010 at 11:02 AM - Updated 21st Oct 2011 at 11:17 AM by Purplepaws : Added keyword
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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.

(2/06/10) - Repackaged all files to fix an issue some people were having with the textures. Please re-download.
(2/09/10) - Changed mouse interaction on colored glass to match that of the others.
(2/11/10) - Compressed textures to result in much smaller file sizes.
(2/14/10) - Copied descriptions to all languages.

Didn’t you just love those little knick knacks sims brought home from vacation in Bon Voyage? I don’t know about you, but they were some of my very favorite items to decorate with. Well, I had seen some of them converted before, but I was missing all the original names and descriptions, so I thought I would just make the whole set myself.

All of these have custom shadows, custom environment scores, nicely-centered auto-generated thumbnails, and can be placed on any surface. I kept the price the same as the originals ($75), with the exception of the beach collectables, which were listed as a whopping $430, so I changed them to $75 as well. They are not recolorable, since the originals weren’t, and I didn’t see much need to change the style of these, anyway. You can find them in-game under function sort: decor->miscellaneous decor, or room sort: dining room->miscellaneous decor. (Beach collectables can also be found in bathroom->accents.)

This collection includes all 10 of the Bon Voyage vacation souvenirs and beach collectables, including: Pagoda by Oh the Memories, Doll by Oh the Memories, Little Chest of Booty, Private Island Figurine, Bit o’ Vug, Lumberjack’s Pride, Starfish, Colored Glass, Clam, and Conch.

Well, that's it, everyone! Enjoy the goodies, and please keep an eye out for more conversions by me later on.

What’s next on my list? ...OFB Craftables!


Polygon Counts:
(Same as originals.)

Clam: Polys - 774, Verts - 446
Colored Glass: Polys - 886, Verts - 664
Conch: Polys - 502, Verts - 294
Doll: Polys - 316, Verts - 248
Geode: Polys - 232, Verts - 153
Hatchet: Polys - 152, Verts - 182
Pagoda: Polys - 286, Verts - 498
Palm Tree: Polys - 700, Verts - 964
Pirate Chest: Polys - 352, Verts - 403
Starfish: Polys - 474, Verts - 516

Additional Credits:
s3oc, s3pe, S3ObjTool, TSR Workshop, Milkshape 3D, Adobe PSE, and EA for the original meshes and textures.

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
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date | Patch 1.26 and above

Size: 735.4 KB · Downloads: 10,259 · 21st Oct 2011
735.4 KB 10,259 21st Oct 2011

Size: 758.2 KB · Downloads: 21,461 · 24th Jan 2010
758.2 KB 21,461 24th Jan 2010
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Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

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.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

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.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.

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#51 Old 14th Mar 2016 at 8:25 AM
I remember these souvenirs, always loved having my Sims buy an unnecessary amount of them on vacation. Now they can do the same on the Sims 3. Thank you.
Test Subject
#52 Old 10th Jul 2017 at 4:55 PM
cool, thanks
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