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Featured upload! Functional Canning Station and Custom Canning Skill ( Pets Patch Update)

by icemunmun Posted 6th Aug 2017 at 8:04 PM - Updated 12th Nov 2017 at 10:31 PM by icemunmun : Updated to the Pets patch
249 Comments / replies (Who?) - 14 Feedback Posts, 11 Thanks Posts
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Minor Update - 12th Nov 2017

An attempt was made to fix the Transparency issues of the retail shelves post patch.

Compatible with Pets Patch PC - 1.36.99.1020 / Mac 1.36.99.1220

Update - 9, Nov, 2017 : Pets Patch

--- Updated to Pets Patch (PC - 1.36.99.1020 / Mac 1.36.99.1220)
--- Added Russian Translations by ViolettaJevans
--- Canning Skill Tweaks to make the skill more balanced
--- Price Tweaks
--- Slots added to the Canning station - 29 small + 3 medium
--- Skill icon reduced in size ( The icon will not disappear at low settings any more )
--- The sim now eats preserve from the Jar with a spoon ( and not a fork )
--- New model for Poor Quality Preserve added



1. Introduction

I loved the Canning Station from Sims 3 and have been wanting to recreate it in sims 4 for quite some time. When I saw the poll for the eco Living SP, I knew this theme was not going to win because Laundry!!
Anyway so I took up my half finished stuff and finished it asap!

2. What does the mod do? Catalog Details

The Mod adds -

i) Canning station (To make various kinds of preserves)
Catalog Details -
Name - Canning Station
Price - 2000 Simoleons
Location - Appliances --- > Stove
Presets - 6 presets

ii) A new 10 level custom Canning Skill

iii) Retail GTW shelves - Comes in two sizes

Catalog Details -
Name - Canning Preserve Display / Canning Preserve Display - Medium Height
Price - 200/120 Simoleons
Location - Surfaces --- > Display
- Function --- > Retail
Presets - 10 presets
Slots - 24 small + 6 medium / 16 small + 6 medium


3. Interaction on the Canning Station

i) Make Jam ( Available from Canning Skill Level 0)
--- Requires 6 harvestables
--- Makes a Jar of Jam which is then put on a surface or into the inventory by the sim.
--- Gets a special Buff (This is my Jam!)

ii) Make Pickles (Available from Canning Skill Level 3)
--- Requires 6 harvestables
--- Makes a Jar of Pickles which is then put on a surface or into the inventory by the sim.
--- Gets a special Buff (Pickled Life!)

iii) Make Spreads (Available from Canning Skill Level 6)
--- Requires 6 harvestables
--- Makes a Jar of Spread which is then put on a surface or into the inventory by the sim.
--- Gets a special Buff (Spread The Love)







4. Canning Skill

--- 10 Level Skill
--- 3 Skill Books available from the bookshelf :---
i) Canning Skill Vol 1: To Can or Not to Can?
ii) Canning Skill Vol 2: Cantastic Fruits and Where to Can Them
iii) Canning Skill Vol 3: If I can can, I will can!





--- Custom Skill icon
--- Custom Speech and thought bubbles
--- Skill can be gained by reading the skill books or by making Preserves
--- Different Skill levels unlock different Preserves
--- Making Preserves is a Custom Club Activity (Get Together EP)

--- Custom Canning steps



5. Table of Jams, Pickle, Spreads




6. Jars

Details

--- Each Jar costs 120 simoleons. Price maybe modified according to skill level

--- Jar can be sold from Inventory/Retail Shelves/City Living Craft tables

--- Jars of preserves do not spoil

--- Jars are not found in the catalog but are searchable by the name of the preserve (If you want to grab them quickly)

Interaction on the Jars

i) Eat
--- Sim eats Jam/pickle/Spread directly from the jar with a fork
(Issue - The jar has the lid on while being eaten from. Also sometimes the empty jars shows prices. Please ignore and clean them up. No cheating and selling empty jars!)
--- Gets special moodlet
ii) Eat with Bread
--- The Jar is consumed and 6 plates of Bread with preserve appears in the inventory.
--- The plate of Bread with Jam/Pickle/spread can be eaten as normal food
--- The plate of Bread with Jam/Pickle/spread is toddler compatible
--- The plate of Bread with Jam/Pickle/spread can be packed into Lunch Sacks (Parenthood GP)
iii) Sell To Evil Corporation
--- Jar can be sold for a hefty profit
--- Sim gets Special buff




8. Custom Buffs




9. Requirement -

Outdoor Retreat Required



10. Compatibility - Outdoor Retreat Required


11. Issues - Mainly graphical at lowest settings - The canning pot becomes translucent
- The skill icon disaappears - to be fixed in the next update

12. Future direction - Addition of more moodlets
- More options for gameplay enhancement
- Support for more EA and Custom harvestables as they are released


13. Patch Level - Made with Game Version PC Version 1.32.1.1020 / Mac Version 1.32.1.1220

14. Conflicts: Should not conflict with any other mod

15. Polycount




16. Translations - Traditional Chinese (konansock , wuccwzt ), POR_BR (simshout), German (Jevi) and French (YuuNyuu)


17. Thanks

-EA Maxis for Grandma's Canning Station for some meshes and ideas
-s4pe
-Sims 4 studio
-TSRW
-Blender
-Photoshop
- Canning station Overhaul by Butterbot for inspiration
- All my simming friends for the feedback and encouragement. Love you all!
-Thank you to everybody who have reported issues and helped in testing

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

+ 1 SPs
Built with Game Version: PC Version
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
icemunmun_Canning_Base.rar | Description: Main mod File 3.06 MB 33,161 8th Nov 2017
icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_EA.rar | Description: Preserves using EA Maxis harvestables 3.01 MB 29,237 8th Nov 2017
icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_Custom.rar | Description: Preserves using Custom harvestables 2.06 MB 25,220 8th Nov 2017
icemunmun_Canning_RetailShelves_GTW.rar | Description: Retail shelves.Requires GTW EP 1,017.8 KB 26,785 12th Nov 2017
icemunmun_Black_plate.rar | Description: Required for the Preserve bread 11.7 KB 27,817 7th Aug 2017
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 File tab to see the download link. Click the link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.
Read the upload description for installation instructions. If nothing else is specified, do the following:
No Extraction Required (Script Mods):
1. Cut and paste the .zip file(s) into your Mods folder
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
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Script mods need to be placed directly in \Mods or one level below that (e.g. \Mods\Scripts) – sub-folders nested any deeper won’t work.
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1. Use WinRAR (Windows) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).
2. Cut and paste the .package 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.
  • Mod still not working? Make sure you have script mods enabled
 
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Test Subject
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#226 Old 26th Oct 2017 at 12:47 PM
Amazing! Thank you!
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#227 Old 29th Oct 2017 at 9:28 PM
congrats on being featured!
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#228 Old 29th Oct 2017 at 9:43 PM
You even made the book titles puns, bless you...
Test Subject
#229 Old 1st Nov 2017 at 3:49 PM
Hi! Love your mod, thanks for making it. I'm having a little trouble, though. Everything shows up just fine in game, but when I get my sims to go use the canning station, it is only possible for him to make apple jam. When I click in preserves and pickles, the box thingie comes out blank, and the jam box comes out with only the option for apples. I have all expansions and packs and my graphics are the best possible. I have other mods, however. Could there be some conflict?
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#230 Old 1st Nov 2017 at 3:55 PM
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Originally Posted by lutys
Hi! Love your mod, thanks for making it. I'm having a little trouble, though. Everything shows up just fine in game, but when I get my sims to go use the canning station, it is only possible for him to make apple jam. When I click in preserves and pickles, the box thingie comes out blank, and the jam box comes out with only the option for apples. I have all expansions and packs and my graphics are the best possible. I have other mods, however. Could there be some conflict?



You need to level up the canning skill to unlock the other recipes. Each level unlocks different recipes . To increase the skill you can either read the canning skill books( from the bookshelf) or keep on making the apple jam till you reach level 2!

Thank you people I am working on an update with 14 more preserves and some other price, skill gain adjustments Lets hope the pets patch does not break something huge!
Space Pony
#231 Old 2nd Nov 2017 at 8:06 PM
Very nice! The update sounds awesome too!
Test Subject
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#232 Old 4th Nov 2017 at 1:39 AM
While this isn't something I downloaded, I have to say that from just browsing here the care and attention to detail you put into this mod is phenomenal and honestly the sims team should be looking to it as an example of the care to put in every feature. Very well done!
Test Subject
#233 Old 4th Nov 2017 at 4:57 PM
Can I have both files for harvestables files in my mods folder? ModConflictDetector says they conflict with each other D:
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#234 Old 4th Nov 2017 at 5:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Butterbot
Very nice! The update sounds awesome too!


Thank you so much! It was your overhaul mod which made me want to recreate the canning Station for sims 4

Quote:
Originally Posted by Draconicrose
While this isn't something I downloaded, I have to say that from just browsing here the care and attention to detail you put into this mod is phenomenal and honestly the sims team should be looking to it as an example of the care to put in every feature. Very well done!


Thank you!The words are much appreciated

Quote:
Originally Posted by DreamaDove
Can I have both files for harvestables files in my mods folder? ModConflictDetector says they conflict with each other D:


Yes you can use them together ( infact they are meant to be used together). The ModConflictDetector detects conflicts because the files share some common resources ( textures etc). There is no actual gameplay problem with that
Test Subject
#235 Old 7th Nov 2017 at 9:34 PM
as of the patch on 11/7/2017 this mod doesn't work
Icy Spicy
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#236 Old 7th Nov 2017 at 10:04 PM
With the pets patch the interactions has gone missing. i am working on updating it . Update will be available soon!
Test Subject
#237 Old 7th Nov 2017 at 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by icemunmun
With the pets patch the interactions has gone missing. i am working on updating it . Update will be available soon!


OMG thank you ! been watching which are broken sense I have so many o.o I await this update I love your mods!

Every gamer is unique take your time to find your own style, your own way to play,don't try to blend in with everyone, go on be different stand out don't be afraid, no matter what your age, no matter what you like you are you and that's what matters most.Go out at there have fun and play! ^-^
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#238 Old 8th Nov 2017 at 1:49 AM
Thank you. I will wait to update my game as I can't live without this mod.
Test Subject
#239 Old 8th Nov 2017 at 11:19 PM
thank you so much for updating so quickly and for the incredible care you've put into this mod
Icy Spicy
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#240 Old 9th Nov 2017 at 12:13 PM
Hey guys, this was a Pets quick fix update! So could not include the new preserves. 14 new preserves are coming soon
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#241 Old 9th Nov 2017 at 1:21 PM
Thanks for fixing this so fast. I was so disappointed when the patch messed it up. Fortunately, you saved me from losing it and my club, the Self Preservation Society can continue with their mission to make jam and pickles.
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#242 Old 9th Nov 2017 at 6:07 PM
This is going to be great for my farmer thanks so much
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#243 Old 12th Nov 2017 at 3:01 AM
Thank you very much for this lovely mod! Also, if you're planning on doing asparagus, make pickled asparagus! It's really good :D
Test Subject
#244 Old 12th Nov 2017 at 4:30 AM
hello munmun i love your mods there so great was very sad when the patch broke the canning stations anyways since i updated the mod and its working great now i have noticed that the canning shelf are now see through is this a bug or just my game is messed up??
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#245 Old 12th Nov 2017 at 2:08 PM Last edited by icemunmun : 12th Nov 2017 at 4:32 PM.
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Originally Posted by trinity1300
hello munmun i love your mods there so great was very sad when the patch broke the canning stations anyways since i updated the mod and its working great now i have noticed that the canning shelf are now see through is this a bug or just my game is messed up??


I did not touch the canning shelves since it did not need an update but I am going to check out them in game...I think maybe the patch changed some shader parameters..hmm

Edit: Updated.
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#246 Old 12th Nov 2017 at 7:08 PM
I can't tell you how much I love your creations. My games (both Sims 3 and 4) would be so dull if it wasn't for you.
Test Subject
#247 Old 14th Nov 2017 at 1:42 AM Last edited by TrekkerLLAP : 14th Nov 2017 at 2:14 AM.
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Originally Posted by LucreziaT
Hi trekkerLLAP, did you try to fix the game or update it? Or put the Files directly in the Mode folder without using subfolders?
There is also the possibility that using the trick .. "bb.showhiddenobjects" you can find what you are looking for.


I updated the game, and the canning station shows up now! But now I have another problem. There's no option to use it! I get options to Upgrade it, and strangely, "Admire New Possession", even for Sims that don't have the Materialistic trait. Any suggestions?
EDIT: Nevermind, I didn't realize that the mod had a recent update! Updating the mod fixed the problem. I can't wait to make some jam!
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#248 Old 15th Nov 2017 at 6:18 PM
Thank you so much for this mod! Are there any known mod conflicts as when i click it (with 10 apples in inventory), I have options to make jam, make pickles and make spread, but when i click any of them nothing happens!
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#249 Old 17th Nov 2017 at 7:16 AM
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Originally Posted by modcjayne
Thank you so much for this mod! Are there any known mod conflicts as when i click it (with 10 apples in inventory), I have options to make jam, make pickles and make spread, but when i click any of them nothing happens!


Do you get the pop up menu from where you can choose the preserves ?
The preserves available depend upon the skill level with only jam available at skill level 1.
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#250 Old Today at 1:26 AM
LOVE your work as usual:)
Thanks!
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