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Recolourable FullPoster "Wall Overlay - Wall Animation" *Update 06/11*

by Pixelhate Posted 1st Aug 2007 at 12:28 AM - Updated 28th Aug 2011 at 2:44 AM by leesester
109 Comments / replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts, 8 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.
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
*Update 06/11* BoilingOil have made an improved version of the wall overlays : available here ('ll try the updated the meshes in this very thread asap but it won't be possible before August 2011.)
* The overlays were originally sold at §30, but were mostly used for adding cracks, smudges and filth to walls... things that would normally LOWER the value of a lot. So he made them FREE. (much more logical!)
* Room score was removed (adding cracks and graffs is not really improving environment !)
* As wall hangings, the overlays are considered art-work: sims will view them, comment on them, and approve or disapprove of them as if they were precious works of art! A damaged wall doesn't deserve such attention... So he found out how to disable that!

For those who want to learn how to make such changes themselves BoilingOil has written an article Please have a look

Animations, when placed on any existing walls will add moving "things" to it, while overlay will add "enhancement" such as graffs, torn posters, cracks, dirt, holes or blood splats. Or anything else you can imagine and draw...

A full heigh 1 tile or 2 tiles poster with animated or non animated recolour, the Mesh is static. It has its own GUID.
The polycount is minimum faces: 2 Vertex: 4. (The smallest possible object !)
It is base game and Ep's compatible, thanks to Numenor.
Can be found under decoration/painting

If you like to place the poster without to pick it each time in the catalogue, hold Shift while clicking to place an object

I didn't make this object, it's a gift to everyone from Numenor, passing through me, so all thanks and credits goes to him.
I'm only responsible for the recolours.

The Degradation Kit !
wall overlays to give your walls some history to wear...

Various tags, graffs and stencils. A light transparency has been added to allow the underlying pattern of the wall to be slightly visible. N°14 is reproduction of a Banksy's stencil at real size. Make your own tag, now!
Urban Art everywhere yay !

Some people glue posters, others tear them apart. Both are unaware that, together, they create beautiful abstract art pieces.

A serie of crackles, scribbles, holes and dirt. Some walls are responding better to the treatment than other. You'll find out.

Several Blood splats for gore fanatics, works better on walls with light colours.


Laser Beam
Security laser beam with subtle movements.

SIMatrix panel
Really moving Simlish walls in a matrix style.

Alien Wall Diseases
2 totally useless (and therefore essential) and ugly animated "things" from outer space. It's breathing, it conquered the wall, it's alive ! (the texture used is pretty big, so watch out, if you plan an invasion with many creatures, that it doesn't bug your computer)

N.B. : The animations will only work in life mode, it won't move in building or buying mode.

Place the "1tile-ThankyouNumenor_MESH", "2tilesThankyouNumenor_MESH" and the recolors you like in your Downloads folder.
The thumbnails will appear with coloured background for easy sorting, but the objects are transparent.

To have it fully working, you'll need to send a loving thought to Numenor, I like to have him flooded with positive vibrations , so help me out people !

You're very welcome to make your own recolour and share them ! You can add the original mesh in your lot upload, a link directing to this thread is appreciated. Thank you.
The template is needed for making animated recolour. Along with the template, a little recolouring guide has been provided, please be sure to have a look at it.

Polygon Counts:
Faces:2 vertex:4
Faces:2 vertex:4

Additional Credits:
Respect given up to Numenor, "The Modfather"
This object was partly inspired by Qortex's big poster and Pacotacoplayer's replaceable graffiti . May they be thanked as deserved !
Plasticbox, Dewshine, JLonier for useful and nice suggestions.
Simenroute for suggesting clearer description.
BoilingOil for bringing the possibility to improve the mesh

      Not Applicable: None of the above
      Living: Living Room
      Dining: Dining Room
      Study: Study/Office

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
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Size: 116.5 KB · Downloads: 34,182 · 12th Aug 2007
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Size: 467.3 KB · Downloads: 24,594 · 1st Aug 2007
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Size: 3.11 MB · Downloads: 28,475 · 1st Aug 2007
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Size: 1.06 MB · Downloads: 22,904 · 1st Aug 2007
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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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Mad Poster
#101 Old 29th Aug 2011 at 11:08 AM
Dang, I was afraid of that. Ah well, I've already started making a few alterations to the ones I've got to make them work better with doors. Thank you for having a look.
#102 Old 30th Dec 2011 at 1:31 PM
these are awesome! can't wait to try them out in game just one teesny question: did you have a chance to update this thread after August? I have downloaded from the link to BoilingOil, but wasn't sure if I am supposed to download from this thread as well? Will one over write the other?
Original Poster
#103 Old 1st Jan 2012 at 9:22 AM
I didn't update yet. The version of BoilingOil is very fine.
So, use his meshes version and the recolours from here.
If you've installed the version from here first then you can let BoilingOil's update to overwrite.

Understand Material definition-TXMT and customize the look of your objects ! This way

"The longer something exists in this world, the more wear and tear it will have."
Lab Assistant
#104 Old 16th Feb 2013 at 2:34 AM
Thanks for this, I just wanted to ask, where are those ladder escape things from? The ones in the first image? Or are they just modular stairs?

Just a lurker lurking through... mostly.

Sometimes I'm more interested in Sims than others, so I tend to disappear and reappear at random.
#105 Old 20th Oct 2013 at 8:56 PM
I use these more than I ever thought I would. There are many re-colors available and I haven't been able to resist. I actually like your version better because with the re-colors I use, it is to add features like wall trim to exterior and interior. Not just cracks and splatters. Thanks.
Test Subject
#106 Old 23rd Sep 2014 at 7:26 PM
Thank you ! :)
Forum Resident
#107 Old 5th Aug 2015 at 2:35 PM
wonderful thank you !
Test Subject
#108 Old 28th Feb 2016 at 10:14 PM
Thank you
Test Subject
#109 Old 12th Aug 2016 at 9:47 AM
Top Secret Researcher
#110 Old 21st Dec 2016 at 11:03 PM
Thank you
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