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Peppermint Swirl Ice Cream: A New Holiday Treat! w/Simlish & English Buckets

by InLovewithRed Posted 10th Dec 2016 at 7:21 AM - Updated 26th Dec 2016 at 5:09 AM by InLovewithRed
17 Comments / replies (Who?) - 4 Feedback Posts, 13 Thanks Posts
Merry Christmas everyone! Well okay, it's not quite Christmas yet but I thought I would upload this festive ice cream anyways. I recolored crocobaura's "Chocolate Ice Cream" to make this new holiday-themed Peppermint Swirl Ice Cream just in time for Christmas! Or if you don't celebrate Christmas, it's still delicious ice cream all the same.

Is Peppermint Ice Cream even a thing?
Okay...so maybe I made up this particular flavor, but there are many different variations of peppermint or minty flavored ice cream. I just thought this was a little more festive! Plus to complete the look, there are two colorful candy cane sticks on the side!

Quick Details You SHOULD Know...



Downloading: I have created two different buckets to contain this festive ice cream, a Simlish and English version. DOWNLOAD ONLY ONE TYPE. Both buckets have the same guids so for your own sanity, please download only one zip. Both contain everything you need for the sherbet to work in game so there's nothing to worry about. (They are very clearly marked)

What You Are Getting:

Each zipped file has 3 items:
-a mesh of the ice cream itself
-an English/Simlish bucket
-a custom plate for the ice cream


The original creator of this mesh, crocobaura, designed a custom plate and you need it in your downloads folder for this to work (it is included).

Cooking/Serving: The ice cream has been cloned from base game gelatin, and so your sim won't need any cooking skill to pop it out of the fridge. You will find it under "Serve Dessert..." and "Make/Make Many..." if you have the OFB expansion pack. And as per the norm, it serves 6 sims. Your sim will eat it with a fork.

Final Thoughts...
I'm so very excited for Christmas to come that it was just absolutely necessary for me to make this ice cream. I hope you guys enjoy and please, if you have any comments, suggestions, requests, or love the holidays like me, feel free to leave a comment! And remember: all creators spend a ton of time on their creations, so please hit that thank you button if you like their work.
Merry Christmas!!

Curious to what I'm working on next? I keep a brief and updated segment dedicated to this on my profile page.

Additional Credits:
Custom Content Featured in Pictures: The cute elf hat is from SunnyMonster's "Holiday Pack Elf Hats with Natural Hair Colors", the Green 'Merry Christmas Table' is from RetailSims, and all of the awesome background bakery items are from RetailSim's 'Ms. Claus Bakery' set.

Design: A big thanks to yourhomebasedmom.com, wikiwand.com, clipartix.com, and wallpaper.zone for the awesome pictures featured on my work!

Technical: And lastly, a major thanks to SimPE.78, Adobe Photoshop Elements 13, FRAPS (Screenshots), Nvidia DDS Utilities (SimPE work), Mod The Sims, SIMale (Simlish Font Download), crocobaura (original chocolate ice cream and ice cream plate meshes), AriesFlare (amazing info and pdf doc. tutorial on creating custom foods), and Jesus Christ for dying on the cross for my sins.

I could not have done it without all of their hard work before me!

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
PeppermintSwirlIceCream1SimlishILWR.zip | This is the Simlish version, DOWNLOAD ONLY ONE

Size: 573.0 KB · Downloads: 2,627 · 10th Dec 2016
573.0 KB 2,627 10th Dec 2016
PeppermintSwirlIceCream1EnglishILWR.zip | This is the English version, DOWNLOAD ONLY ONE

Size: 572.5 KB · Downloads: 3,406 · 10th Dec 2016
572.5 KB 3,406 10th Dec 2016
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
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17 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts, 13 Thanks Posts
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Lab Assistant
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#2 Old 10th Dec 2016 at 8:48 AM
Lovely addition for my game! Thank you for creating and sharing. Merry Christmas!
Top Secret Researcher
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#3 Old 10th Dec 2016 at 4:22 PM
Awesome! Another great flavor for my ice cream shop. Thank you.
The Great AntiJen
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#4 Old 10th Dec 2016 at 6:03 PM
Good stuff again ILWR - thanks
Theorist
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#5 Old 10th Dec 2016 at 7:33 PM
Festive!
Instructor
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#6 Old 11th Dec 2016 at 12:59 AM
Love this! Thank you - surely to be a staple for my Sims during the holiday.
Lab Assistant
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#7 Old 11th Dec 2016 at 6:47 AM Last edited by InLovewithRed : 11th Dec 2016 at 7:05 AM.
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Originally Posted by LilSister
Love this! Thank you - surely to be a staple for my Sims during the holiday.


Awe @LilSister ! How kind, I hope they enjoy it!
Test Subject
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#8 Old 12th Dec 2016 at 3:55 AM
Such a great seasonal idea for our simmies, in my favorite flavor! Do you know where the table is from? I have the chair, and it would be perfect with this cute table!
Lab Assistant
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#9 Old 12th Dec 2016 at 5:32 AM
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Originally Posted by olyoldone
Such a great seasonal idea for our simmies, in my favorite flavor! Do you know where the table is from? I have the chair, and it would be perfect with this cute table!


Awesome, I'm glad @olyoldone! Yes! In my additional credits I have a list of all of the custom content I have used in the pictures, but I will list it out for you here too! I found the table on Retailsims, and they have different holiday recolors of it.
The original mesh is a Halloween version: http://www.retailsims.com/OFB_Shops...7/Hlwn07_3.html (you need that for the Christmas recolor)
And this Christmas recolor can be found here: http://www.retailsims.com/OFB_Shops...xmas2007_1.html

I hope that helps!
Inventor
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#10 Old 12th Dec 2016 at 11:52 PM
How deliciously festive of you! This not only looks amazing, but makes me want to try a spoon myself. I love the peppermint sticks, what a cute touch! Thank you ever so much. My year-round Christmas sub-hood will have a blast eating this! :)
Lab Assistant
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#11 Old 13th Dec 2016 at 12:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Goldenbtrfly
How deliciously festive of you! This not only looks amazing, but makes me want to try a spoon myself. I love the peppermint sticks, what a cute touch! Thank you ever so much. My year-round Christmas sub-hood will have a blast eating this!


Thank you @Goldenbtrfly! OooOoo a year-round Christmas hood? That sounds awesome! I hope both you and your sims enjoy it!!
Theorist
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#12 Old 5th Feb 2017 at 6:05 PM
My favorite flavor ever...thanks!!
Mad Poster
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#13 Old 18th Feb 2017 at 6:01 PM
Thank you
Test Subject
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#14 Old 26th Feb 2017 at 4:23 PM
I can't seem to get the ice cream to show up in my game.I have tried other food and they won't work either, im not sure why they won't show up.does anybody else have this problem? I have the CEP and other recolor custom stuff works great in my game. Any help would be appreciated.
Lab Assistant
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#15 Old 21st Mar 2017 at 5:40 AM
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Originally Posted by pooh&tigger
I can't seem to get the ice cream to show up in my game.I have tried other food and they won't work either, im not sure why they won't show up.does anybody else have this problem? I have the CEP and other recolor custom stuff works great in my game. Any help would be appreciated.


Hey @pooh&tigger! I apologize for my late reply here, my computer has not worked in the last month. Anyways, I assume you are putting the custom food into your downloads folder, yes? Custom food can be a bit tricky... I am not too sure why it is not working for you. I will ask around and see if I find out anything though...
Forum Resident
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#16 Old 8th Aug 2017 at 3:23 AM
Mmmm...Looks yummy! I especially love the candy canes on the plate. So festive!
Space Pony
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#17 Old 14th Nov 2017 at 11:35 PM
Great little snack for my sims and they much appreciated it :D thankies!
Test Subject
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#18 Old 19th Jun 2018 at 3:18 AM
Thanks for making my sims Christmas special! :D