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Modular Hanging Plants

by plasticbox Posted 12th Mar 2015 at 5:55 PM - Updated 1st Feb 2016 at 12:59 AM by plasticbox
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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.
Here are some modular hanging plants for TS4: seven empty pots with a deco slot to stick a plant on, and seven plants to combine with it ‒> 49 variations all in all.

More plants to use with this and a tabletop pot are here.




The zip contains five packages:
  • Hanging Pot ‒ empty, seven colour options, 25§, custom textures
  • Small Potless Flower ‒ three colour options, 20§, textures are referenced from the Mega Flower Pot, so any overrides for that will work for these as well
  • Small Fern ‒ three colour options, 25§, the first colour variant is referenced from the Mega Fern
  • Small Succulent ‒ 30§, texture is referenced from the Tabletop Plant
  • Texture Overrides for the Mega Flower Pot ‒ changes the flowers on the green/blue pot into white and pink respectively (they are all yellow by default), the pots themselves are unchanged

The pot and plants are in Decoration > Plants, the plants also in Build Mode > Shrubs. They look quite good on their own too, when used als small garden plants.

You don’t need moveobjects on to stick the plants in the pots, but you might need it to place the pots where you want ‒ stuff like curtains and ceiling lights seem to claim quite a lot of airspace (and so do the pots, they want 1x1 tile for themselves even though they are much smaller than that).


Polygon Counts:

Hanging Pot: 231V/148F on everything (mesh and sun shadow ‒ this is derived from a very optimised Maxis mesh and got bent way out of shape when trying to reduce it)
Small Potless Flower: 115V/86F on all versions (like the original)
Small Fern: 171V/152F on all versions (like the original)
Small Succulent: 254V/205F (only one LOD, like the original) / Sun Shadow: 220V/171F


blender, Milkshape, s4pe, TSRW, ModdingToolkit.

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 4
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pbox_plants-hanging-modular.zip 230.8 KB 22,135 12th Mar 2015
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1. Download: Click the File tab to see the download link. Click the link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.
2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) to extract the file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).
3. Cut and paste the file(s) into your Mods folder
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
  • Windows Vista/7/8/8.1: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
Need more information?
  • Anyone can use both .rar and .zip files easily! On Windows, use WinRAR.
  • If you don't have a Mods folder, just make one.
 
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