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Sony Playstation 2 - Testers Needed - UPDATED 2/21/04

by Kabismeboy Posted 19th Feb 2005 at 10:17 PM - Updated 18th Dec 2008 at 10:51 PM by -Maylin-
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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.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
UPDATE NUMERO UNO: Ok, I went in and did as todd said, so now the PS2 shoud no longer be green. Tell me if it fixes it, because I have no way of testing it since mine never had the problem in the first place
Oh yes, and I went and and added new cataloge text
Download the new package files below and be sure that they REPLACE the original ones.
One more thing, if you feel the need to download the PS2, but are worried about the controllers conflicting with the Xbox controllers, they shouldn't. todd has added specific instructions telling his Xbox to only to load this controllers with a specific GUID. (Btw, todd if you could post or PM instructions on exactly how you did that I would greatly appreciate it.) But anyways,no worries about that.

UPDATE NUMERO DOS: Major props go out to raquelcesar who graciously made the controllers independent to the PS2 Make sure you download the new package below and replace both files. You're original Maxis controllers should also return to there original state

Alright, heres what all of you have begged for since the Xbox

Credit goes to:
Deathfox for the mesh
Mehself for the texture
3dcafe for the controller mesh (Which I edited up a little)

One problem though. The controllers are replacing the original Maxis controllers . When I replaced the GUID for the controllers, they weren't showing up, so I had to keep the original which overwrites the originial controllers. I believe the Xbox had this problem at first and didn't know how to get around it. They did indeed fix it, but I dont know how. If anyone could so kindly outline the steps to get the PS2 to only recongnize the PS2 Controllers I would greatly apprieciate it as my next project is a Gamecube.

Thanks guys :D
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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.

Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Sony_playstation2_v1.zip

Size: 311.7 KB · Downloads: 57,587 · 22nd Feb 2005
311.7 KB 57,587 22nd Feb 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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Test Subject
#51 Old 22nd Feb 2005 at 1:22 PM
Hey, maybe you could make Recolor/ours of the PS2, so you can wish for a rainbow PS2 in RL
Lab Assistant
#52 Old 22nd Feb 2005 at 1:23 PM
cool.. this is really nice..
Banned
#53 Old 22nd Feb 2005 at 2:00 PM
we nid only the gamecube now
Banned
#54 Old 22nd Feb 2005 at 2:00 PM
Too bad my 3Ds Max has expired (T_T) and the crack i downloaded wont work. Now I cant make meshes (T_T)
Banned
#55 Old 22nd Feb 2005 at 2:35 PM
Heres an updated PS2. I used the guy who posted the png image w/c is more blacker and nicer texture and changed the Catalog description
Download - please read all instructions before downloading any files!
File Type: rar PS2.rar (164.8 KB, 277 downloads)
Test Subject
Original Poster
#56 Old 22nd Feb 2005 at 5:31 PM Last edited by Kabismeboy : 22nd Feb 2005 at 5:38 PM.
heh, yeah, that is a much nicer texture. I just took pictures of my PS2 and used those pictures...the dusty parts are the highlights of when I took the pictures. I would have used some nicer pictures from the internet, but I couldn't find any. BTW, where did you get your images from Kitty79? Now, If anyone wants to retexture the Controller.... its going to be a bit more difficult. The model I used was grouped as one model, not seperate ones, so I had to do some odd UV mapping to get it to work correctly.
Lab Assistant
#57 Old 22nd Feb 2005 at 11:13 PM
yay i love the playstation-2 and -
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now it will not replace the maxis controller (yes)
Test Subject
#58 Old 23rd Feb 2005 at 2:44 AM
Is there any chance that you can make a PS2 that stands up on it's side?
Test Subject
#59 Old 23rd Feb 2005 at 6:35 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kabismeboy
BTW, where did you get your images from Kitty79? Now, If anyone wants to retexture the Controller.... its going to be a bit more difficult.


I think I used this image for the front. I can't remember where I found the top image. I just used Google image search for the images - man, it's easy to find PS2 pictures, very hard to find any that aren't at an angle. :confused: Mostly I just messed out with editing your own texture, removing the colours and using the new top and front.

I tried a new controller texture, but the result was so small it was hard to notice any real difference.
Field Researcher
#60 Old 23rd Feb 2005 at 8:20 AM
Very cool object! Works perfectly in my game. Thanx! :D
Test Subject
Original Poster
#61 Old 24th Feb 2005 at 2:50 AM
Ha Kitty79! I had that exact same photo stored in my "I might use these photos" folder, but never used it because I couldnt find any other angles. I just though that mine looked more realistic for some reason, but I definately like yours. If you could translate that into a recolor, I could post it on the first post and let people pick
Test Subject
#62 Old 9th Mar 2005 at 10:22 AM
it ROCKS!!! THANX!!! iv been waiting for one of these for AGES!
Test Subject
#63 Old 9th Mar 2005 at 11:11 PM Last edited by useruser : 14th Mar 2005 at 9:55 AM. Reason: missing e-mail
Default sorry
i must admit that you have made some progress and if you could please e-mail how you made the texture work because it doesn't show in the SimPE preview which doesn't add up. p.s. i am working on a gamecube
Lab Assistant
#64 Old 10th Mar 2005 at 9:07 AM
Oh, yes
Thank you very much! It's just what I wanted! Can't wait to test it out.
:D

I'm gone. I have my reasons, but I'm not going to cry about it. Do whatever you wish with whatever I made. No paysites/exchange. Credit to: Alucard
Field Researcher
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Lab Assistant
#65 Old 19th Mar 2005 at 12:13 PM
Works
Works perfect for me (with University). No conflicts with the original or the X-Box. And I hated Maxis' green game system. Thank you so much! I've been wanting a PS2 for my Sims.

I'm gone. I have my reasons, but I'm not going to cry about it. Do whatever you wish with whatever I made. No paysites/exchange. Credit to: Alucard
Lab Assistant
#66 Old 20th Mar 2005 at 6:24 AM
thank so much , I fans of playstation2
Field Researcher
#67 Old 20th Mar 2005 at 7:22 AM
Great work! Can't wait to see it in my game!
Instructor
#68 Old 20th Mar 2005 at 10:18 AM
can we recolour this? if not, can you please make a silver one please
Test Subject
#69 Old 20th Mar 2005 at 4:16 PM
Hi,
I have one question, is the playstation EP ready now?
Lab Assistant
#70 Old 20th Mar 2005 at 5:19 PM
I use the one Deathfox has posted here on the third page , and I have Uni installed , and it works fine
Test Subject
#71 Old 15th Apr 2005 at 12:57 AM
Yo everybody, how do u put this in the game, i already put it in the Downloads folder but the file type is PACKAGE FILE how do u install that? Plz help and thank you ppl!
Test Subject
#73 Old 17th Apr 2005 at 8:48 AM
u just have to paste the two package files into either the downloads folder or collections . but once u have done that i has been installed and u just need to go into the game and buy it from the catalog
Test Subject
#74 Old 7th May 2005 at 1:37 AM
Great job Kabismeboy!
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