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Emptied Bookcases

by HugeLunatic Posted 10th Mar 2018 at 3:42 PM - Updated 13th Mar 2018 at 10:41 PM by HugeLunatic
11 Comments / replies (Who?) - 6 Feedback Posts, 5 Thanks Posts
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.
A collection of EA bookcases emptied, slots added, and repo'd to their original counterparts.

ItemCatalog LocationPriceSubsetsPolygonsEP
Renaissance Bookcase by Literary DesignsHobbies/Knowledge950195Base
Novellas Nouveau BookcaseHobbies/Knowledge80021150Base
Novellas Nouveau Reversed BookcaseHobbies/Knowledge80021150Base
Novellas Nouveau Center BookcaseHobbies/Knowledge8002708Base
Double-Helix Designer Bookshelf - EmptiedHobbies/Knowledge6502800Base
BiblioFile BookcaseHobbies/Knowledge400186Base
CinderBooks by RetratechHobbies/Knowledge2001968Base
Higher Education by DarknessHobbies/Knowledge4251618Teen
First Class Shelves by Well Bred and Co.Hobbies/Knowledge9001864Glamour
EDUKATE Shelf by Fun in the SunHobbies/Knowledge3251650Teen
Trekbuks BookcaseHobbies/Knowledge59011198AL


Information
*The Bookworm's Delight (FT) is identical to Dahlen Bookcases (UNI). I didn't do this one since leefish did in this upload.
*I did not empty the two from AL "Very Mysterious Shelving" and "Mysterious Looking Bookcase" because those are doors, adding deco to slots in doors may cause them not to be useable. Plus, I don't use them. =P
*There is a non-FT version of all but the bookcase that comes from AL, choose only one version as they use the same GUIDs.

Note: I do not have a AGS game to test the non-FT versions

Collection file included

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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
HL_bookcaseEmpty-FT.7z 783.7 KB 1,096 10th Mar 2018
HL_bookcaseEmpty.7z 545.9 KB 630 10th Mar 2018
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


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11 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 5 Feedback Posts, 5 Thanks Posts
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Test Subject
#2 Old 10th Mar 2018 at 5:22 PM
Thank you very much Luniee, this is very useful to decorate!
Mad Poster
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#3 Old 10th Mar 2018 at 7:58 PM
Thanks for this! I need more shelving and bookcases fit the bill!
Theorist
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#4 Old 11th Mar 2018 at 1:24 AM
Thank you!
Instructor
#5 Old 11th Mar 2018 at 10:36 AM
Well done! This is very useful.
Forum Resident
#6 Old 11th Mar 2018 at 1:52 PM
Is a non-empty version of the Art Nouveau center bookcase available anywhere?
Dancing Flamingo
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#7 Old 11th Mar 2018 at 3:56 PM
Forum Resident
#8 Old 11th Mar 2018 at 5:47 PM
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Originally Posted by HugeLunatic
Nope, but I could make one up.


Please?
Mad Poster
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#9 Old 12th Mar 2018 at 8:59 AM
Looking handy and quite pretty. Thank you.
Test Subject
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#11 Old 12th Mar 2018 at 10:29 PM
This needed to exist!!! Thank you!
Sesquipedalian Pisciform
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#12 Old 25th Aug 2018 at 1:52 AM
Nice work Lunie