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

by boblishman Posted 27th Apr 2005 at 4:49 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.
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***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: 17,573 · 29th Apr 2005
334.9 KB 17,573 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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Lab Assistant
#101 Old 7th Jul 2005 at 2:01 AM
Hairfish- Thank you thank you thank you thank you for answering! I ran clean installer, deleted everything pink or red, reinstalled this item, and still can't get it to show up right. I was so excited about this, and it's disappointing that it doesn't work. Well, I am grateful for all of Boblishman's other *wonderful* items, so I guess having problems with just this one is okay. His stuff is always so nice, so I should stop trolling on this board, lest people get the wrong idea. I had just hoped that he would answer. Oh, well.
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Original Poster
#102 Old 7th Jul 2005 at 11:21 AM
sorry...only just seen this post.....

I'm sorry but I have no idea why you're having a problem.... everyone else whose downloaded seems to be I guess it must be something to do with your system....sorry!
Lab Assistant
#103 Old 10th Jul 2005 at 6:56 AM
I re-installed (again) and it works now! Thanks, Boblishman! You're the best!!!
Test Subject
#104 Old 12th Jul 2005 at 10:19 PM
Better late then never right? Love glad I found it! Thanx so much!!! :D
Lab Assistant
#105 Old 15th Jul 2005 at 5:57 AM Last edited by wiseconnect : 15th Jul 2005 at 5:59 AM.
Thank you, I thought about this, thanks for doing it!
Lab Assistant
#106 Old 16th Jul 2005 at 6:17 PM
I can't believe it took me so long to find this, but I have wanted this for a very long time. Thank you
Test Subject
#107 Old 17th Jul 2005 at 5:44 AM
Thank you. It's irked me from day one that there wasn't a "flipped twin" of this bookcase.
Test Subject
#108 Old 26th Jul 2005 at 12:29 AM
Thank you soooo much for your really cool stuff!!!
Test Subject
#109 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 7:05 PM
You've made my day. Thanks.


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Test Subject
#110 Old 18th Aug 2005 at 7:07 AM
You know, I got this a while back and found out that in Uni, you can't research with this bookcase... Well in short, you can't do any "Uni" stuff with the flipped side... Only regular options...

It really isn't a HUGE problem since you'll usually find the original Maxis made one with full options a few tiles away, but still something to think about I guess...

Thanks for the mesh btw, I use it everychance I get...
#111 Old 25th Aug 2005 at 12:46 PM Last edited by magicomesoon : 25th Aug 2005 at 12:48 PM. Reason: left out details
I can't seem to download the file posted here, I've tried 3 times to no avail - It keeps coming up as corrupted this usually is fixed with redownloading but it doesn't seem to help this time. I'll keep trying though until someone replies, thanks in advance :confused:
Field Researcher
#112 Old 15th Sep 2005 at 7:17 AM
Hooray! I've always wanted to do that with the bookcases and now-I-can! Thanks

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#113 Old 6th Nov 2005 at 4:03 AM
This is so a missing item from the game. Thanks!
Lab Assistant
#114 Old 18th Nov 2005 at 4:20 PM
Once again, thanks!
Test Subject
#115 Old 30th Nov 2005 at 8:56 AM
Default Thank you so much, Boblishman
I know your work from already and I appreciate what you're sharing here. The mirrored Bookcase is exactly what I was looking for. However, I downloaded some more from you and it will be a great addition to my game.

Lab Assistant
#116 Old 1st Dec 2005 at 8:52 AM
Thank you for this one, Bob! I have been bugged about this ever since the game came out, it seemed such an obvious thing that Maxis *could* have made the mirrored set. Now I found yours just before I was going to try it myself. :elephant:
Lab Assistant
#117 Old 3rd Jan 2006 at 7:29 PM
Great idea!!!

Test Subject
#118 Old 17th Jan 2006 at 11:54 PM
thankyou for making this. it is my fav bookcase, always use it... & have always wanted other half... am delighted to find this download!
Top Secret Researcher
#119 Old 23rd Mar 2006 at 8:29 AM
Woot thank you so much <3
Lab Assistant
#120 Old 27th Mar 2006 at 6:27 PM
Been after a reversed one for ages, so cool thankyou very very much :wave:
Field Researcher
#121 Old 4th Jul 2006 at 12:14 PM
Good idea! :o)

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Test Subject
#122 Old 5th Jul 2006 at 2:42 PM
I've wanted this forever! Thank you, thank you!
Field Researcher
#123 Old 1st Oct 2007 at 9:45 AM
Originally Posted by SimJymm
Thanks for doing this. I'm a symmetry freak and this just made my "day".

Me to.I only realised how much since i've been playing this game lol.So it's a Big Thanks from me to.Great Job. :D
Mad Poster
#124 Old 12th Sep 2008 at 3:03 PM
Is there any chance that you could update this so that it has the new bookcase options from Freetime and Apartment Life?

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Top Secret Researcher
#125 Old 9th May 2010 at 5:35 PM
I never used this Maxis bookcase and now you gave me a reason. Thanks!

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