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Antique Bakery Set - Decorative foods and more

by mdhttr323 Posted 5th Jun 2006 at 8:40 PM - Updated 16th May 2011 at 10:36 PM by mdhttr323
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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.
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I wasn't at all happy with the default items the game gives you to make a bakery with, so I made this set. I wanted something warm looking and down to earth, with stuffed shelves overflowing with food. This set contains decorative foods, labels, a sign and menus, decorative items that fit on top of the Decra-Chill, and a half-sized Decra-Chill that works like a normal Decra-Chill but looks like a counter top display. I've also included a collection file for the set.

Everything will show up under Misc/Decorative/Sculptures, except the signs, which are painting recolors, and the half-sized Decra-Chill, which shows up with the other shelves under surfaces.

Quick breakdown: You'll need to use the Moveobjects cheat to get the food inside the Decra-Chill display cases. For the decorations meant to go on top of the Decra-Chill, keep in mind that it can only be placed on a fully stocked shelf. So either stock the shelf up before putting them on, or place them down first and then move the Decra-Chill underneath the decoration. The same principle applies to the labels--they only work on stocked shelves. The only expansion pack dependancies I know of is for the tall menu, which is a recolor of University's bulletin board and relies on that, and you probably need Open For Business for the Half-sized Decra-Chill. Nearly everything else is a new mesh. You'll need the CEP package for at least some of the items, like usual.

Usage: Feel free to recolor, but please link back here for the meshes, and don't upload to pay sites. I want to be able to download anything you make.

Additional: There is a problem with selling these when they are in the Decra-Chill case. They suffer from the misplaced stock sign bug, like all non-food items do when placed where they don't belong. I did everything in my power to try to convert these items to food, but there are just too many problems! So, I'm really sorry. If you want to sell them, you can sell them on normal shelves, or sell them in the Decra-Chill if you're willing to restock by hand, or simply use everything as decoration to flesh out your bakery.

Some info on the items now:

BREADS:
There's just enough variety that these look great piled next to each other.

Delectable Double Loaves Bread
Poly count: 304
Recolors: Honey wheat (default), sesame, white.

Delectable Bread Spread
Poly Count: 1222
Recolors: Honey wheat (default), white, marble rye and cinammon raisin.

Delectable Jam Sampler
Poly Count: 578
Recolors: Honey wheat (default), white sesame, marble rye, cinnamon raisin.

Delectable Bundle of Baguettes
Poly Count: 560

Delectable Variety Breads
Poly Count: 382

Antique Bread Roll Basket
Poly Count: 819

Antique Tall Bread Basket
Poly Count: 421

Delectable Bread Stack
Poly Count: 382

DESSERTS:

New Baker's Dozen Donuts
Poly Count: A whopping 2494 polys. I really could not get it down any lower.
Recolors: Also available in a triple chocolate variety.

Delectable Turnovers
Poly Count: 284

Le Petite Cookie Assortment
Poly Count: 785
Recolor: Alternate "chocolate dipped" variety.

Big Chocolate Chip Cookies
Poly Count: 279

Delectable Cheesecakes
Poly Count: 823
Recolors: Strawberry (default), chocolate, almond, red velvet, fudge, fraisier

Delectable Mini-Cakes
Poly Count: 1604
Recolors: Strawberry swirl (default), chocolate swirl, fudge, exotic fruit, red velvet, chocolate layer, vanilla creme

Antique Gourmet Packaged Cookies
Poly Count: 233

DECORATIONS:
The "Decra Deco" items are decorations for the top of the Decra-Chill.

Decra Deco - Tall Bread Basket
Poly Count: 444

Decra Deco - Bread Rolls
Poly Count: 1136

Decra Deco - Gourmet Boxed Cookies
Poly Count: 92

Decra Deco - Decorative Tins
Poly Count: 152

Decra Deco - Biscotti Jars
Poly Count: 598

Decra Deco - Bags of Cookies
Poly Count: 234

Antique Wall Shelf - Jams
Poly Count: 157

Antique Wall Shelf - Flour
Poly Count: 127

Signs:
Store Sign - A recolor of "In the Beginning" painting.
Two Double Menus - Recolors of "An Anonymous Masterpiece" painting. I chose these because they fit over the Decra-Chill nicely.
Tall Menu - A recolor of University's "Stick Em' Up" Bulletin board.

Antique Wooden Labels:
Poly Count: A slim 24.
These miniature labels might be too easily glanced over for some, but I think they add a great touch. There are six, for both the bottom and top shelf, in the left, middle, and right positions. They are supposed to go in front of food in the Decra-Chill, to make it look like its labeled. The letters are in gibberish and too small to make out distinctly, so there's no need for English labels for every single food.

Half-sized Decra-Chill:
Poly Count: 452
Recolors: Comes in standard Maxis medium and dark browns. Uses a custom pale gold tray, my preferred color, which you can get from my first mod here (pretty crappy for the most part, but the gold tray is pretty). Use these as part of the counter for your bakery for an authentic look (but they are NOT a counter), put them against the wall or create an island in the middle of your floor. It works just like a normal Decra-Chill.

PICTURES:
I don't think that individual pictures of every item would be a good idea, so here are a few group pictures. Please forgive me if some of it is redundant--I hate taking screenshots more than anything, and itemizing this many items nearly kills me. But you should be able to get a solid idea of the set from these, most of it is covered.

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 University Open for Business
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AntiqueBakerySet.zip

Size: 2.48 MB · Downloads: 148,345 · 5th Jun 2006
2.48 MB 148,345 5th Jun 2006
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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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Test Subject
#101 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 5:27 AM
Outstanding job! I love it!

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Test Subject
#102 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 5:30 AM
Thank you. This is absolutely fabulous. Thank you!!!
Instructor
#103 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 5:42 AM Last edited by sakura_chan : 6th Jun 2006 at 5:48 AM.
Wow! They all look so yummy!
Great job on the detail, those pictures are making me hungry just looking at them! *drools all over keyboard* Thank you very much!
Lab Assistant
#104 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 6:28 AM
Your bakery is amazing!
It's absolutely incredible!
Thank you for creating something so awesome!
Test Subject
#105 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 6:28 AM
Oh!I love it.
Thank you so much.
Field Researcher
#106 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 6:30 AM
Do you Have ANY IDEa what you just did to my diet? Oh well, When I get back from the bakery I will start my own OFB bakery. Ten pounds, here I come
Field Researcher
#107 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 6:45 AM
mm yum those donuts look good thanks my sims with defently be spending alot of time here!
Test Subject
#108 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 6:47 AM
That's amazing work. Thank you so much for sharing this with us.
Lab Assistant
#109 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 6:50 AM
Now I know what my first business will be. Thank you so much. This is beautiful work.
Test Subject
#110 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 7:54 AM
OMG! It's just incredible! Thanks a lot!
Lab Assistant
#111 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 8:01 AM
Thank you! I have wanted this sincs I got OFB. I have even requested this. I can´t wait to build my perfect bakery. Finaly! Wheee... :D
Test Subject
#112 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 8:14 AM
Yum yum! What a great set! Thanks!
Test Subject
#113 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 8:18 AM
Oh my gosh this looks sooo fantastic!!!!
Thanks very much! :D
Test Subject
#114 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 8:33 AM
This is incredible. So incredible, in fact, that I just popped my comment cherry for you!

I like that you also included a collection file! More people should learn from you.
Lab Assistant
#115 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 8:51 AM
Thank you very much for this FABULOUS WORK!! You are amazing!! Bravo
Lab Assistant
#116 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 8:51 AM
Super job!!!I only wish you could have put it all together as a collection folder as well.

But being that I am a download junkie I got it. Let me know if you put a collection file for this set.

Thank you so much for sharing.

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Test Subject
#117 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 9:08 AM
This is unbelievably amazing! thank you!

i'm too tired
Lab Assistant
#118 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 9:23 AM
The meaningful words have all been said, but I could not let this amazing download go without personal comment. I wholeheartedly agree with the others so I'll just join the long queue and say "DITTO" with loud and heartfelt enthusiasm. Thanks ever so much for sharing!
Instructor
#119 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 9:26 AM
OMG!!!!This is sooooooo AWESOME!Thank you

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Test Subject
#120 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 9:29 AM
Default awesome..!
Awesome stuff...!!! :google:
Test Subject
#121 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 9:49 AM
It looks really great. But is it edible and buyable?
Test Subject
#122 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 10:19 AM
You'v just realise my dream !!
Thank you so much !!
Lab Assistant
#123 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 10:37 AM
wow, gorgeous ! it's unbelievable that this is your first mesh, congrats to you on a job beautifully done !

Using this decor set along with exnem's buyable/eatable foods such as the donuts and cakes will be perfect! I just won't set the decor food as for sale, just exnem's "real" foods.

if you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a horrible warning
Lab Assistant
#124 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 10:47 AM
this is simply wonderful !! thank you so much for sharing! *snuggle* ^^
Test Subject
#125 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 11:20 AM
This is super thank you so muc h
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