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Testers Wanted: Art Deco Mantle Clock

by boblishman Posted 1st Jun 2005 at 10:08 AM - Updated 2nd Feb 2006 at 8:03 PM by boblishman
74 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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Hi Guys,
Would you test this for me please?
Made with Milkshape, UVMapper and SimPE 0.38. It has its own unique (registered) GUID, is EP ready (not required) and is colour enabled.
Ploygon Count: 346 (= VERY low)

This is my first object made using SimPE v0.38(which now has a new way to import/export meshes, and so the Mesh Tool is no longer part of the process).
It took me a few attempts to understand it...but I finally got there.... :smash: .... consequently, I went for a simple design object (so I'm not expecting five stars, - though that would be nice! ).

I am trying to concentrate on LOW polygon items, whilst retaining as much 'smoothness' and detail as possible, which I think this manages to do reasonably well. :confused:

This is an Art Deco style clock, available in six flavours. Available in Plain Black Bakalite (default colour) , Plain White (Plastic), Mahogany, Teak, White Marble and Black Marble. (see pics).

It can be placed in all the 'usual' places...but...and this is why I made it...it can be placed on any Fireplace Mantlepiece without using any cheats. (This is because it is cloned from one of Maxis's 'special' objects that will go on the fireplace mantles.)

It can be found in Decorative / All. It is purely decorative. Price = 97 simoleons

It does not have any interactions (because it's cloned from the small glass vase)...and, guess what...the clock doesn't work. (Well, it does tell the exact time twice a day!). However, because it hasn't got any interactions (your sims won't even look at it) I have given it some extra 'room' points (8), and kept it down in price!

Please report any issues, and thanks for testing

enjoy!

Bob


Recolours: (As with all my objects,) please DO NOT post any files that contain my original mesh.
You are free to post your recolour files (preferably here, in the recolours section). Please pm before posting recolours....I always reply!.. as I love to see what you recolour artists can do with my stuff!

LOTS: Please do NOT include this (or any other of my objects) in any LOT uploads. These are BETA objects, here for testing, and not yet ready to 'inflict' on an unsuspecting LOT downloader.

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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BobL_Deco_Mantle_Clock_ep2_col_en.zip

Size: 154.7 KB · Downloads: 16,769 · 1st Jun 2005
154.7 KB 16,769 1st Jun 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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Field Researcher
#26 Old 1st Jun 2005 at 9:12 PM
Great job :clap:
Thank you :D
Lab Assistant
#27 Old 1st Jun 2005 at 9:18 PM
5 Fabulous Stars!!
Field Researcher
#28 Old 1st Jun 2005 at 9:22 PM
Wonderful! This clock really was missing! Thank you very, very much for sharing!
Test Subject
#29 Old 1st Jun 2005 at 10:49 PM
thank you
Field Researcher
#30 Old 1st Jun 2005 at 11:00 PM
Yay, another great object from my favorite Englishman. Thank You Bob.
Field Researcher
#31 Old 1st Jun 2005 at 11:26 PM
very nice!
Lab Assistant
#32 Old 1st Jun 2005 at 11:52 PM
As always your stuff is great Thanks
Test Subject
#33 Old 2nd Jun 2005 at 2:23 AM
Reporting for testing duty sir!
Even though you've given me horrendous grief in the past Bob (my wrist is still recovering from all those other downloads, shame on you for being so good), I have decided to help you test this one. Only out of pity mind you!

With that in mind...if you dont hear back from me...I'm probably stuck in game placing shakers, bowls, juicers, and little clocks all over the place with no problems. :D

"Keep smiling, it makes people wonder what you're up to."
"A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory."
My cat intends to conquer the world. One nap at a time.
Aysen - (Turkish) "Beautiful, Like The Moon"
Scholar
#34 Old 2nd Jun 2005 at 3:34 AM
fantastic! love it!
Forum Resident
#35 Old 2nd Jun 2005 at 5:36 AM
You really do make the most useful objects Bob, TYVM I love them.
Lab Assistant
#36 Old 2nd Jun 2005 at 8:26 AM
Beautiful! Thanks.
Test Subject
#37 Old 4th Jun 2005 at 3:17 AM
Great work! Thanks so much!!
Forum Resident
#38 Old 5th Jun 2005 at 4:48 AM
Loves it! I've needed one of these - I just love clocks!
Lab Assistant
#40 Old 5th Jun 2005 at 3:51 PM
I love how you know I want things before I do. This is PERFECT!! Thank you
Forum Resident
#41 Old 5th Jun 2005 at 10:57 PM
Finally another deco for the fire place too... Nice job as always Thank you very much...
Test Subject
#42 Old 5th Jun 2005 at 11:00 PM
Bob...what can I say?? Extraordinary as always! Thanks so much!
Test Subject
#43 Old 6th Jun 2005 at 8:48 PM
Thanx so much!!! I love all of your work!
Instructor
#44 Old 10th Jun 2005 at 5:59 AM
Thank you Bob, you are amazing! I saw this clock when I was downloading your lovely new vase of flowers - so I just had to come looking for it: it is just beautiful!
Field Researcher
#45 Old 10th Jun 2005 at 6:24 AM
Beautiful. Thank you.
Test Subject
#46 Old 11th Jun 2005 at 12:49 PM
Thought you might like to know it looks great and works fabulously. I think your work is really outstanding. Thank you.
Field Researcher
#47 Old 14th Jun 2005 at 8:34 PM
how do you actually put the decor on the top of the fire??
ive tried with and without the moveobjects on
oh and i think its great by the way
thank you a 100 times
Lab Assistant
#48 Old 15th Jun 2005 at 2:10 PM
thank you, :jig: they look great.
Field Researcher
#49 Old 16th Jun 2005 at 8:01 PM
boblishman thank you very much for another piece to make the game complete.
Field Researcher
#50 Old 16th Jun 2005 at 8:08 PM
thank you again..It looks very pretty.
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