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Picked upload! Sleigh for Toddlers

by Danjaley Posted 23rd Nov 2013 at 6:02 PM - Updated 16th Apr 2014 at 9:57 AM by Danjaley
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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.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Just in time for winter to come, I have completed a sleigh for your toddlers. Now at least the smaller sims can enjoy a sleighride.

16.4.14: Fixed a hole in the mesh. Embarrassing, but true.

26.11.13: And it's already time for the first update: The rounding of the runners needed a bit of smoothing, and I have at least attempted to improve on the lighting-and-shaddow imperfections, pointed out in my upload-rating. You can see (or try to find ) these minor changes in the new picture I attached (the one with the greenish floor).



Of course this sleigh works just as well in summer and without snow, but you wouldn't have the atmosphere. Therefore, please take care to put it away for the summer, or your Sims will keep using it.

You need "Generations" for this item to work, as it is cloned from the stroller. It has exactly the same functionality, including the glitches with toddlers standing in the seat, and parents doing weird things with their arms. That's not my fault.
I also can't help the fact, that you don't see the runners in deep snow.



Babies can have a sleighride as well, but please note, that the divider I put to the seat, cuts through the blanket of the wrapped baby. I'm using QuizicalGin's unwrapped baby most of the time.



This object has three recolorable channels. It costs 100 and is found in buymode under:
Outside/OutdoorActivities
Outside/Transport
Kids/Kids Misc
Vehicles/Vehicles Misc



The baby-clothing used on the screenshots is by sinful_aussie at TSR and QuizicalGin (also the baby-hair)


Polygon Counts:
Sleigh: 1198

Additional Credits:
Thanks to everyone at MTS and Simlogical who made object-creation possible for a non-genius like me.

Style: Childrens
Room: Nursery Outdoor
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable

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

Generations
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Danjaley_sleigh.zip | Description: Sleigh 298.3 KB 9,547 25th Nov 2013
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
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