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Base Game Bunk Beds

by Michelle Posted 2nd May 2016 at 11:43 AM - Updated 4th Jul 2017 at 5:43 AM by Michelle : Added Smart Beds test results by natboopsie
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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.
As requested by EveSims96.

1st in a series of Bunk Beds requested by EveSims96. Okay, so it is not quite bunk beds, it is upper bunk beds that can be added to the single beds to make bunk beds. I also made a Cheap Ezzzzzze Morrissey Single Bed. OOPS! I forgot to take screenshots with shadows on, sorry I will add them later.

ETA: celebkiriedhel has done a Storybook bunk bed, you can check it out HERE (Reply #25).

ETA: Many thanks to natboopsie for testing the bunk bed and sharing her results.
"Someone was asking in your other download thread, the one with the first bunk beds in this series, whether they would work with TwoJeff's Smart Beds. I'm writing in this one because I wanted to know the same, but I only had a chance to test the Simple Single you posted here.
I'm delighted to report that those DO work for me with Smart Beds, at least in the one house I tested it in.

I use Christianlov's terrific Sim Control II to send sims to bed; it's the best way I know of in game to assess which bed they pick when instructed to go and sleep. It's always sent them to their bed as assigned using Smart Beds, and now the bunk was no exception. The child who owned the top bunk always picked the top bunk. His teen brother who owned the bottom bunk (hey, it was a test; I know the teen would usually get the top, lol) always picked the bottom bunk.
At first, I did not think it worked, because everyone in the house, including those with Smart Bed--assigned beds elsewhere in the house, tried to pick that one new top bunk. But then I realized that was just my fault for not assigning anyone to the new bed, and as a non-owned one, that made it fair game for anyone. So I directed him by clicking on the bed (not using the SCII), then when he was up there, for good measure I used the Adjust>Bed Ownership>Own This Bed to make sure he knew he had the top one specifically.
And after that, all went smoothly. No one tried to sleep in that top bunk again except that child, and he picked the top bunk to sleep in every time.
Along with Smart Beds, I use TJ's Community Sleep Plugin for Smart Beds. Cyjon's Get off Your A** (he spells out that last word) is in that same folder as well, because it's the only other one of my hacks that conflicts with Smart Beds (per SimWardrobe's HCDU), so in case it's important to the results of my test, I use that too and load it after both of TJ's (which makes the three hacks work together fine, as far as I can tell)."

These are base game compatible, no EP's or SP's required!

The Cheap Ezzzzzze Morrissey Single Bed:
Cloned From:The Craftmeister's Pine Bed. Slaved To: The Cheap Ezzzzzze Morrissey Double Bed.
Subsets: 2 Frame not recolourable and Bedding slaved to Maxis Bedding. Comfort: 1. Energy: 2.
Found: Buy Mode > Comfort > Beds. Price: 225.

The Cheap Ezzzzzze Morrissey Upper Bunk:
Cloned From:The 'Grand Trianon Upper Bunk' by The "Dream Team". Slaved To: The Cheap Ezzzzzz Morrissey Double Bed.
Subsets: 2 - Frame not recolourable and Bedding slaved to Maxis Bedding. Comfort: 5. Energy: 6. Environment: 2.
Found: Buy Mode > Comfort > Beds. Price: 225.

Craftmeister's Pine Upper Bunk:
Cloned From:The 'Grand Trianon Upper Bunk' by The "Dream Team". Slaved To: The Craftmeister's Pine Bed.
Subsets: 2 - Frame not recolourable and Bedding slaved to Maxis Bedding. Comfort: 5. Energy: 6. Environment: 2.
Found: Buy Mode > Comfort > Beds. Price: 300.

Caress of Teak Upper Bunk:
Cloned From:The 'Grand Trianon Upper Bunk' by The "Dream Team". Slaved To: Caress of Teak.
Subsets: 2 - Frame not recolourable and Bedding slaved to Maxis Bedding. Comfort: 5. Energy: 6. Environment: 2.
Found: Buy Mode > Comfort > Beds. Price: 450.



Files have been compressed and checked in game. Small Screenshots are included in the zip files.

Polygon Counts:
The Cheap Ezzzzzze Morrissey Single Bed - 1314
The Cheap Ezzzzzze Morrissey Upper Bunk - 1498
Craftmeister's Pine Upper Bunk - 1272
Caress of Teak Uper Bunk - 2392

Additional Credits: SimPE - CEP - GIMP - Milkshape - UV Mapper - The Compressorizer - Maxis/EA Games and MTS.
The "Dream Team" for 'The Grand Trianon Collection'
EveSims96 for requesting this series of Bunk Beds.
natboopsie for testing the bunk bed and sharing her results.

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
CaressOfTeakUpperBunk-MESH-ByMichelle.zip 143.1 KB 4,445 2nd May 2016
CheapEazzzzzzeMorrisseyBunkBed-MESHES-ByMichelle.zip 187.5 KB 4,240 2nd May 2016
Craftmeister'sPineUpperBunk-MESH-ByMichelle.zip 137.6 KB 4,089 2nd May 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: 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\

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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


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