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Testers Wanted: **FIXED RECOLOURS** (mirrored) Bookcase (Novellas Nouvau) *requested*

by boblishman Posted 27th Apr 2005 at 3:49 AM - Updated 26th Nov 2008 at 10:31 AM by -Maylin-
124 Comments / replies (Who?) - 25 Feedback 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.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
***Major UPDATE*** Now takes colours from original bookcase (including recolours) ********** 29/4/05

Hi Guys,

Would you test this for me please?

Made with SimPE v 0.35, Milkshape and Mesh Tool, it has its OWN unique (registered) GUID ... (so it does not replace the games own version) is in addition to it...(so you can have your symetry! :howdy

It is EP ready (though not required).

UPDATE: This bookcase now draws ALL its colour options from your existing bookcase...including any recolours that you have (or will) download).(see pic 3)

You cannot recolour this....(indeed, you don't have to). It now has NO texture files... it uses the ones from Maxis (or your recolours)

(My apologies to the 810 people who downloaded the original version: This new verson (dated 29/4/05) will simply overwrite your existing download and enable all your existing recolours automatically .)


This is NOT my is simply Maxis's mesh ...flipped! the polygon count is the same as Maxis's.

It functions exactly the same as the original, it is the same price..and in the same place in the catalogue. (It should appear next to the game's original.)

OK... no stars for design today...but the people in the thread seemed to want it so much, I thought I'd give it a go...

Please report any issues...and thanks for testing

Style: Retro Contemporary
Room: Living Bedroom Study
Maxis Flags: AddOn

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
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Size: 334.9 KB · Downloads: 17,591 · 29th Apr 2005
334.9 KB 17,591 29th Apr 2005
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 the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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124 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 123 Feedback Posts
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Test Subject
#26 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 1:28 PM
I was dying to get this. I will finally use this bookshelf. It didn't make any sense to me that it didn't come like this in the first place. *downloads wihile grinning happily*
#27 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 1:51 PM
ah... thank heaven!
Test Subject
#28 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 3:02 PM
YES. Balance! Symmetry! Can I get a hallelujah?

Thank you.
Lab Assistant
#29 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 3:19 PM
YAY!! THank you Bob!!
MTS2 Hot Pepper
#30 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 3:47 PM
Do Recolors work 4 this? Default I mean.
Lab Assistant
#31 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 3:54 PM
boblishman, please dont take this the wrong way, but its people like you (verry good creators) that makes my dad mad at all the simmie things I have, and theres me saying 'Im not gonna download anything untill after the weekend' and you bring this out...I dont know *sighs*....anyways, me loves!!
Lab Assistant
#32 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 4:23 PM
when i got the original game and tested it i looked through everything and i said to myself that i would never use that bookcase if there wasnt a opposite version of it. but now i can. thanks boblish.
Test Subject
#33 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 4:51 PM
You are my hero as always!!!! Thanks so much!!!
Mad Poster
#34 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 5:32 PM
This is BRILLIANT!!! Stupid maxis! I love the game but sometimes I can't help but think that they don't think everything through properly.
Test Subject
#35 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 5:33 PM
At last! I'm glad I'm not the only one who craves symmetry! Thank you so much!
Lab Assistant
#36 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 5:59 PM
Originally Posted by SpikeMike1981
cool.... it looks great... but I've got one question... How do you put that vase on the fireplace???

Good question! I'd like to know that, too! (Probably already answered on the next page, but I haven't read that far...)

I never used this bookcase before, because I couldn't stand having it curve in only one direction, and it didn't look right when I just put another on in backwards. Now that I have this one, I can actually use the original!

Off to read the rest of the comments...
Field Researcher
#37 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 6:11 PM
your great dude!!! I LOVE all the little things you make ... the kinda bits that make my game house's more like an RL home Thanks dude .... bTW ... any chance of your releasing that avatar image as a sim?? Cute sim there!
Lab Assistant
#38 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 6:28 PM
Thank you so much! I've been wanting this for a long time.
Lab Assistant
#39 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 6:39 PM
Thank you! I really needed these! I don't understand why Maxis didn't do this in the first place!
#40 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 6:55 PM
last i checked, the vase just places on the fireplace guys.

Thanks bob. I was going to do this, but said, "i will wait. Someone else is bound to do this".

#41 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 7:28 PM
I really need this, thanks a lot.
Mad Poster
#42 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 7:33 PM
As thefuzmixman said earlier, to put a vase or small flower on a fireplace just move the item over one of the fireplace squares and it should snap into the middle.
Manipulator of messy meshes
retired moderator
Original Poster
#43 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 7:55 PM
Originally Posted by Ailias
Do Recolors work 4 this? Default I mean.

Well in my game there is only one colour.... :confused: ...but if you make a recolour for the can use the same graphic (do not 'flip it.. it will flip automatically) for a recolour of mine...
Field Researcher
#44 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 8:11 PM
Great, now my modern rooms can actually look NICE! Thanks. :D
Test Subject
#45 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 8:31 PM
this is so cool.
somthing i thinked about that.
you make it.
i love you for this
Field Researcher
#46 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 8:46 PM
Finally! I had been waiting for this forever!
boblishman I'll never be able to thank you enough. :D
You made a whole bunch of us very very happy!
#47 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 8:55 PM
This bookshelf looks awesome, thank you for coming up with this idea and doing it.
Test Subject
#48 Old 27th Apr 2005 at 11:30 PM
Good things come to those who wait. Thank you so much.
Test Subject
#49 Old 28th Apr 2005 at 12:07 AM
Thank you
Lab Assistant
#50 Old 28th Apr 2005 at 12:25 AM
Wonderful! Thank you! Great idea!
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