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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.
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
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:

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


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

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

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.

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

Size: 2.48 MB · Downloads: 148,336 · 5th Jun 2006
2.48 MB 148,336 5th Jun 2006
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
#126 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 11:28 AM
This is really a beautiful bakery! Thank you soooo much! I love it!
Test Subject
#127 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 11:33 AM
can someone make those eatable???

thank u so much for ur work, it is excellent ^_^
Test Subject
#128 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 11:36 AM
this is absolutely incredible! thank you so much for sharing this awesome piece of work with us =)
Test Subject
#129 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 11:53 AM
this is by far the best set ive seen, congrats, its terrific, cant wait to play!
Field Researcher
#130 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 11:55 AM
Wonderful set!! I adore them, this is quality work!! thank you so much for sharing them, I will believe a lot of hours are in each piece of this set.
Lab Assistant
#131 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 11:58 AM
These look amazing, and I'm happy to here that most of it doesn't need OFB..I am right in saying that?
Test Subject
#132 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 11:59 AM
Originally Posted by FireDemon9
:omg: this is amazing!!!!!!!! :omg: thanks

I´ve been waiting for somethin like that since a long, long time.......
Test Subject
#133 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 12:03 PM
This is fantastic!!!! :D
Forum Resident
#134 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 12:15 PM
Really great work! Thank you so much for meshing these.
Space Pony
#135 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 12:20 PM
Fantastic work - love it ! Thanx so much for sharing !

Test Subject
#136 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 12:21 PM
thank you so much for the beautifull bakery!!!!!! now i have to redo the one i have, its my best business, and now it will be even better thanks to you, keep up the good work your very talented!!!!!
#137 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 12:56 PM
Thank you! I am working on a community lot that was crying out for
something like this, only this is more detailed than'd I'd hoped for!
I Love it ,love it, love it, LOVE IT!!!!
.....and I...okay, wait!... why am I suddenly craving a donut????


"What we say is good for nothing, if we say nothing for good.".
Lab Assistant
#138 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 1:05 PM

Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

This is a 5!


I really wish for a realistic young Priscilla Presley sim.
Test Subject
#139 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 1:15 PM
This looks beautiful. Thank you so much
Test Subject
#140 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 1:20 PM
This is AWE-SOME!
Test Subject
#141 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 1:38 PM
This is amazing! Tkank you very much.
Lab Assistant
#142 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 2:01 PM
Thank you very very much ....:D

Test Subject
#143 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 2:06 PM
This looks so beautiful, thank you so much for sharing
Test Subject
#144 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 2:11 PM
Absolutely beautiful!
Test Subject
#145 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 2:41 PM
Wow! Its amazing.
Test Subject
#146 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 2:55 PM
I voted and gave you 5 stars .... BUT I really wanted to give you 100!

This is Excellent! Thank You so much for making and sharing this set with us. I'm in awe of your talent.
Field Researcher
#147 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 3:09 PM
one word WOW!!!!

"I have chosen darkness as my guide, Broken is my heart, Pain walks by my side, Grey is my Reality."
Lab Assistant
#148 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 3:09 PM
Ohh my gosh!!! I can *easily* see this passing off as a fantastic donationset/payset!!! Thank you thank you thank you so much!
Lab Assistant
#149 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 3:21 PM

Simply beautifully and perfect. Thank you very much.

Please excuses my bad english. I translate your language with Google
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#150 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 3:31 PM
Originally Posted by HystericalParoxysm
I didn't think about it at first (until I actually began placing them in my bakery, and with the mention of the disappearance above) but if these go onto shelves using moveobjects on, when they are set for sale and bought, and then one switches from live to buy/build mode, the restock sign will disappear and reappear across the lot on the other side of the road near the vehicle exit portal. There's a way to fix that here.

Edit: Okay, so, that doesn't actually work... I batch fixed all my downloads and these (and other decorative objects) aren't placeable in the coolers - which I guess makes sense since they're not technically food. However, does have this hack that may fix the misplaced restock signs when placing objects with moveobjects on that may help anyone experiencing that problem.

I'm gonna cry if I have to wait through another 20 minute load time only to find that doesn't work either. I love these so much, I really want to be able to use them properly.

Second Edit: Well, I got Numenor's hack that's supposed to fix the misplaced signs, moveobjects'd these into place, marked for sale, sold one of your bakery items, switched to buy mode and back into live mode, and... misplaced sign. I'm going to keep trying to figure a way to make it work, even if I just have to stick these on the Illuminations shelves or something, as I MUST have these beautiful items in my bakery, but it appears placing them in the coolers, at least with the methods I've tried, is not gonna work correctly right now.

Third Edit: The restock sign issue appears to be related directly to placing non-food objects into the cooler... I tried with another decorative custom object, the doughnuts from this set, and a Maxis decorative item. Moveobjects'd them into the cooler (with Numenor's hack I linked in my second edit) and all had the misplaced sign problem - placing the same objects on a variety of other surfaces with or without moveobjects on did not result in the same problem - the signs stayed where they were supposed to.

I reported my findings on Numenor's thread for the hack... at this point to me it looks like it comes down to that darn cooler. Perhaps a hacked version of the cooler could be created that does not require moveobjects to place other objects inside, or the hack updated to also work for the coolers, or... something. In the mean time, I'm going to just use these on shelves and tables and hope there's another option to fix the issue soon.

I'm very sorry about this! I thought I tested it but I guess I didn't pay enough attention. This is very distressing. I will try to find a way today to get them to be saleable in coolers (and eventually make real food with them) but hopefully find a quicker fix for today. Maybe I can make a shelf look like a cooler...? I'm going to go try now.
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