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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:

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.

University Open for Business
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Size: 2.48 MB · Downloads: 150,026 · 5th Jun 2006
2.48 MB 150,026 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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#2 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 8:42 PM Last edited by FireDemon9 : 19th Sep 2006 at 1:55 PM.
omg this is amazing!!!!!!!! thanks!!!
#3 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 8:45 PM
Super!!! You've done a fantastic work!

Thank you very much! :D

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Field Researcher
#4 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 8:45 PM

Thank you so so much... It's making me hungry.
Test Subject
#5 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 8:48 PM
Wow,this is amazing! They look so yummy. All my sims will appreciate this in their bakeries.
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 8:49 PM
What a beautiful set!! This is just amazing, you should be very proud!
#7 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 8:57 PM Last edited by Katy_76 : 5th Jun 2006 at 9:05 PM.
I would like to give you 10 stars!!!

Now I'm able to build my big bakery!! It's super!!!
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
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#8 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 8:57 PM
Wow! These are incredibly gorgeous!

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Lab Assistant
#9 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:03 PM Last edited by similicious20 : 6th Jun 2006 at 2:06 AM.
Wow. They are absolutely amazing! It's incredible!

I'm speechless. Really. I just with there was a bakery like this around somewhere. =)
20 million stars!

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Lab Assistant
#10 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:09 PM
This is fantastic set-
Thanks so much

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Test Subject
#11 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:17 PM
What a fantastic variety! Congratualtions on your talent.
Test Subject
#12 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:18 PM
Thank you so much!!! It's GREAT!!!!
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#14 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:33 PM
Absolutely amazing thanks so much for sharing

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#15 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:40 PM
Phenomenal detail. How long did it take you to do all this?!

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Lab Assistant
#16 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:40 PM
This is a beautiful set, however just so I am cystal clear, this set is purely decorative correct? I mean none of the foods are really foods that sims can buy (and eat later)?
Lab Assistant
5th Jun 2006 at 9:41 PM
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Field Researcher
#17 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:43 PM
WOW! I haven't run a business in a while, but after seeing this, I'm definitely going to start a bakery!

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Test Subject
#18 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:45 PM
Amazingly beautiful work. I am totally impressed. Thank you!
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#19 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:45 PM
zomg, WOW!!! I started working on something similar myself but you've totally blown my stuff away. But I'm still grinning REALLY big right now... I just started building a bakery last night and I needed a lot more food and... zomg, LOTS more food! Your texturing is incredible, and I love the jars and boxes and stuff - that's *exactly* the sort of thing I wanted in one part of my bakery but had no items for. Thank you SO MUCH. Your hard work is greatly appreciated!

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#20 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:45 PM
I am in awe of your talent. Thanks for sharing this.

* If you download my sets please note that I usually include a collection file. Please do not pm me that you can not find something from my sets if you have not yet installed the collection file. I do it for a reason. Thanks!
Lab Assistant
#21 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:46 PM
Runing a bakery is a hard work, because it always sells more than my sims are able to make. Thanks to this set they will be able to sell a lot of stuff without having to make them. I loved it! Thank you!

I am pretty sure people liked it a lot! 51 thanks in 78 downloads! It's 65%, when the average is 10%. Great work!
Top Secret Researcher
#22 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:48 PM
Excellent! Now this is what i call bakery stuff! Thank you so much!

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Test Subject
#23 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:49 PM
It's great too bad it's not eatable to the sims!!
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#24 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:50 PM
That's right, it's not edible. I don't know how to make real foods yet, but I'd love to learn. (Would you believe this was my first time making a mesh?) It took about a full week to do all of it, the first part of it a learning curve with mesh making and object cloning.

I'm glad people like it. It's the kind of thing I'd want to download, so I'm happy to give that to others.
Field Researcher
#25 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 9:58 PM
it's absolutely beautiful! And you included Walker's Biscuits!!! My all time favorite! Thank you for such a beautiful set! :thumb:
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