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Picked upload! IKEA *Extras* - Updated for NEW CEP - 01 June 2009

by HugeLunatic Posted 6th Apr 2009 at 6:00 PM - Updated 3rd Jan 2010 at 5:44 AM by HugeLunatic
97 Comments / replies (Who?) - 25 Feedback Posts
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
IKEA is my favorite Stuff Pack, but there are just so many items that are single items, or just missing essential pieces to the set. And what is with the Ektorp and Klippan sets not being full repository? And not even sharing the same colors?

This set contains 11 new meshes that all take there textures from an object in the IKEA SP plus a Repository file for two living sets, the Ektorp and Klippan.

Additional New Meshes - See the first posts in the Comments to download.
  • EXPEDIT
  • GREVSTA
  • KARLSTAD
  • KLIPPAN
  • LACK
  • MALM
  • POANG

This first post contains the Repository fix for the sofas, and additional new meshes are contained in the comments section.

Ektorp - Sofa now repository for Chair and Loveseat
This fix makes the Ektorp Chair and Ektorp Loveseat take there textures from the Ektorp Sofa. If you recolor, you only need to recolor the Ektorp Sofa. Also, any recolors you currently have for the sofa should recolor both the chair and loveseat. This means you can remove any recolors for the chair and loveseat. Lighten the downloads a bit, or allow room for more.





Klippan - Loveseat now repository for Sofa
This also makes the Klippan Sofa take its texture from the Klippan Loveseat. If you recolor the loveseat all the colors will apply to the sofa. Any recolors you have of the loveseat should be available for the sofa. This means you can remove any recolors of the sofa. This does not recolor the heart pillow on the sofa though. (see comments section for a version with the square pillow) The heart deco pillow is not recolorable since it takes its texture from the heart pillow in the decorative section which is not recolorable. I have included UVMaps for this set along with a brightly colored map to show the placement of textures. There is one defect in one of EA's colors, the floral one called skatelovcloth. A large section in the middle was left grey so that is how it is shown on the sofa.



You can place this in your downloads folder, it does not give the * for custom content. Otherwise place in C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\your latest ep\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins. And if you recolor this set and offer it on your own or any other site, please point downloaders here so that they may also have this fix. At this time this is not included in the CEP, if Numenor at some point in the future adds this, then I will post here when/if it is not needed and remove the file.

This is one file that contains the fix for both the Ektorp and Klippan set. Please see the comments section to get the rest of the new meshes.

Karlstad - Chair now slaved to Sofa
This file is separate from the Ektrorp/Klippan repository fix. This file takes the chair that came with IKEA and slaves it to the Sofa. All custom and IKEA colors will apply to the chair. You only need sofa recolors.



This set requires IKEA!

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

+ 1 SPs
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
_HL_IKEA_SofaRepository.zip 135.5 KB 12,907 6th Apr 2009
Klippan UVMAps.zip 435.0 KB 8,435 6th Apr 2009
HL_IKEA_Karlstad_REPOSITORY.rar 16.2 KB 8,752 31st Oct 2009
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: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Windows Vista/7/8: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\

-or-

4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files(x86)\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Origin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Mac: APPLICATIONS FOLDER -> THE SIMS 2 -> TSDATA -> RES -> CATALOG


Need more information?
 
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Theorist
#51 Old 12th Apr 2009 at 11:47 AM
LOVE THEM Thank you Lunie!


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Forum Resident
#52 Old 14th Apr 2009 at 4:07 AM
AHHH!!! A.M.A.Z.I.N.G!! Thanks so much Lunie!
Now what dammit?
staff: moderator
#53 Old 20th Apr 2009 at 12:06 AM
That's great and thanks - I find, to my surprise, I use the Ikea stuff a lot.
Scholar
#54 Old 22nd Apr 2009 at 3:17 PM
Thank you!! All the fixes i needed for this set, perfectly done and without making my downloads folder explode. ThankYou ThankYou ThankYou!!!
:D

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jus nou drein jus daun
Test Subject
#55 Old 30th Apr 2009 at 4:02 PM
all these are really nice!! thanks so much for your efforts to make the IKEA set more complete!!
MTS2 Hot Pepper
#56 Old 1st May 2009 at 8:33 AM
A whole bunch of IKEA match stuff!
Got'em all!

Currently playing Sims 3 full collection.
Instructor
#57 Old 6th May 2009 at 8:55 PM
Oh my I have to de lurk to say thanks. I just wish this was available before I got all the other various IKEA type matching stuff. Oh well I'll be pruning my dl's folder.
Test Subject
#58 Old 22nd May 2009 at 4:50 AM
Thank you soo much for this! The Ikea sp was my fav pack but it always felt like half of it was missing. You are the greatest!
Dancing Flamingo
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Original Poster
#59 Old 1st Jun 2009 at 8:04 PM
Lab Assistant
#60 Old 21st Aug 2009 at 12:26 PM
Thank you so much! It always irks me when EA gives us some nice items but not a complete set, and these are just perfect. I especially love the 1-tile desks
Test Subject
#61 Old 21st Aug 2009 at 6:48 PM
Thank you, Huguelunatic, Ikea is my favourite set too.

You can trust on bad people, they never change.
William Faulkner
#62 Old 21st Aug 2009 at 7:19 PM
I just downloaded the entire set.

...or maybe I *re*downloaded it, because when I went to click on the Thanks button, I found I`d already thanked this thread.

Either way, ::nab::.

This Space Intentionally Left Blank
Test Subject
#63 Old 19th Sep 2009 at 11:11 PM
Downloaded the entire set. Ikea is my favorite SP too but I was disappointed that it missed some items.
Great job, Huguelunatic, and thanks!
Forum Resident
#64 Old 1st Oct 2009 at 3:20 AM
Thanks for doing this. I was a little annoyed that the sets wern't complete, too. Now I can actually use them!
Inventor
#65 Old 7th Mar 2010 at 7:23 PM
I wish there was a "thank you" button under each post of yours in this thread. Since there's none...
Thank you!
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Test Subject
#66 Old 17th Mar 2010 at 6:37 PM
Thanks a bunch for this! I loved the extra stuff but run into a problem with the EXPEDIT bookcase - it turned out blue in my game I wonder if it conflicts with Lord Darcy's More Decorative Slots for Maxis Furniture mod or something because of the extra slots... Do you think you can ?
Dancing Flamingo
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Original Poster
#67 Old 17th Mar 2010 at 7:20 PM
It definitely doesn't conflict with Lord Darcy's More Deco Slots since I have that as well. If it is blue you have the wrong combination of my bookcase and CEP. My original bookcase was made before the CEP was updated with IKEA. So the subset names are different. Update CEP and make sure you have the updated bookcase.
Test Subject
#68 Old 18th Mar 2010 at 7:00 PM
I'm so glad you could help. Updated CEP like you said and of course that did the trick. Your bookcase is now working fine (Doing the happydance)! Thank you again=)
Test Subject
#69 Old 3rd Apr 2010 at 12:33 PM
I love the IKEA Stuff Pack, too, i.e. this download really is a must-have. Thanks a lot.
Field Researcher
#70 Old 4th May 2010 at 8:12 PM
This is absolutely awesome, Ikea is my favourite SP too, but I felt it was incomplete, now I can match everything a lot better.
Test Subject
#71 Old 14th May 2010 at 1:34 AM Last edited by thehoff2 : 14th May 2010 at 12:24 PM.
This is fantastic :D

...Was the fact that the white couch is the master, and the black couch the slave, intentional, or simply an amusing accident?

'I'm so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.' -Oscar Wilde
Please...call me Natalie
Lab Assistant
#72 Old 30th May 2010 at 6:25 PM
Hey Slave Master! M.y. G.o.o.d.n.e.s.s. your stuff is just amazing great! Always wanted to say Thankyou for everything of your work! So...Thank you!

Take care!
Dancing Flamingo
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Original Poster
#73 Old 30th May 2010 at 6:35 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by thehoff2
...Was the fact that the white couch is the master, and the black couch the slave, intentional, or simply an amusing accident?


Both have default colors of black...the pictures are like that cause I stole 'em from EA's site.
Lab Assistant
#74 Old 14th Jul 2010 at 11:51 PM
Very Well Done!
I love it when someone completes a set...Most of my Sims like to have matching stuff, and they get annoyed when their choices are too limited!
Instructor
#75 Old 19th Jul 2010 at 1:29 AM
You have to give credit to Maxis for their ingenious money saving plan: "Just make the basic object, the community will recolour it." LOL. Anyway, thanks heaps, I never have figured out how to do recolors.
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