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Antique Bakery Set - Decorative foods and more

by mdhttr323 Posted 5th Jun 2006 at 9:40 PM - Updated 16th May 2011 at 11:36 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:

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
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Size: 2.48 MB · Downloads: 148,587 · 5th Jun 2006
2.48 MB 148,587 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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Lab Assistant
#76 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 3:13 AM
This is fantastic! Thanks so much for sharing it with us.
Test Subject
#77 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 3:26 AM
It's absolutely amazing !!!
Field Researcher
#78 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 3:34 AM
I have never seen a more incredible set. I am in awe and can barely believe the detail that you put into this. I am so excited about getting it into my game. I think that in the food area there are so many interesting directions to go and the fact that they are statues...perfect. No rotting food! LOL

Great Job, for the set and for your ability to share. Thank you so much!
Lab Assistant
#79 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 3:49 AM
What a buttload of hard work you've put into this! Thank you so very much for sharing!
Field Researcher
#80 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 3:49 AM
More than spetacular, more than amazing, more than any adjetive I know in any language! It's simply... something I can't define!!!!!! Lots of congrats!!!!!

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Test Subject
#81 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 4:19 AM
Thank you. I looked everywhere to find bakery stuff. You truely are great!!!
Test Subject
#82 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 4:23 AM
I voted and thanked and dl the file but I don't know about installing all the stuff, this set is awesome, and the decorations will be great. I just think it would be out of this world if the stuff was eatible and sellable. Awesome work.
Test Subject
#83 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 4:25 AM
OMG, This is an absolutely beautiful set! I can't believe this was your first try at meshing and it only took you a week -- WOW!! Thank you sooooo much. Your talent and hard work is very much appreciated by me and my Sims.
Lab Assistant
#84 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 4:29 AM
WOW, this is simply AMAZING!
Thank you so much for sharing.
Test Subject
#85 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 4:34 AM
This set is spectacular!!!! Wow!! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful talent with us! I can hardly wait to use it in game. It's so REAL looking!! Again, Thank you so much for sharing

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Test Subject
#86 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 4:39 AM
This is awesome!!!!
I always wondered why Maxis didn't put donuts in the foods for the bakery. I guess they don't like cops. LOL
Beautiful work. I tip my policeman's hat to you.
Lab Assistant
#87 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 4:40 AM
OMG this is so amazingly beautiful. Absolutely stunning. I could give you only 5 stars, but it deserved so many more.
Thank you for this wonderful gift

Test Subject
#88 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 4:46 AM
thank you for the bakery set it is simply excellent.everything looks so real and yummy thanks again tina
Lab Assistant
#89 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 4:58 AM
Wow. I can't wait to get this in my game. Thanks so much for your hard work.
Test Subject
#90 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 4:58 AM
This is the best bakery so far. You are the BOMB
Test Subject
#91 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 5:07 AM Last edited by nana62618 : 6th Jun 2006 at 5:11 AM. Reason: words missing
If I understand right , your chill cases are fully functioning cases and will keep the Maxis food from spoiling?
Will the Simmies try to buy your food, or will they just see it as a deco objects?
I LOVE your set, just want to make sure what will happen when the whinning , foot stomping customers will do when they come into the beautiful realistic bakery!
Test Subject
#92 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 5:15 AM
This is adorable! I am planning on downloading this.

I have to agree- OFB default bakeries are kinda cold... This one is very warm and friendly. I can almost smell the fresh bread!
Lab Assistant
#93 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 5:24 AM
I've already got a whole bakery all set up with this fantastic set!!

One quick question: when a sim buys an item, the restock sign shows up, but when you actually restock, the item disappears, and you have to rebuy it. Wondering if you're aware of that, and if anyone else has had this happen?

(Love it all though, really do!)
Lab Assistant
#94 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 5:38 AM
I never rate anything a 5, but this.. I did!! Outstanding!! Thanks so much for sharing!!!
Lab Assistant
#95 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 5:49 AM
This is just wonderful. Thank you for your hard work.
It is just beautiful.
Field Researcher
#96 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 6:03 AM
That's just phenomenal! Thanks for sharing it.

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Lab Assistant
#97 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 6:15 AM
*eyes pop out of skull*

you see what you did! now I have to go and find my eyes!! lol

Really though, thanks soo much..this is beyond gorgeous!
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#98 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 6:16 AM Last edited by HystericalParoxysm : 6th Jun 2006 at 9:08 AM.
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.

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Test Subject
#99 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 6:22 AM
WOW~~They are beautiful!Thank you very much!!XD
#100 Old 6th Jun 2006 at 6:23 AM
Gorgeous! I have a TON of bakery related stuff from other sites already, but yours are so fantastic and tasty looking that I will stuff them into my already overflowing downloads folder as well.

I will definetly keep my eye out for your creations in the future.

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