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Requested: OC Poolhouse objects, testers wanted

by blake_boy Posted 7th Mar 2007 at 8:37 AM - Updated 7th Sep 2007 at 3:59 AM by blake_boy
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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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Alright, this is something requested by ghsus a while ago. Apologies for the maassive delay as I was occupied by new work and a couple of other things. I think this might be my last upload for a while since I'll be kept busy with my real life.

These are new object meshes and recolours that are from the television series (which I have never watched :P) the OC, from the poolhouse.
There are 8 new meshes, and 1 wallpaint.

Comes in several recolours for some of the objects:

Overall, I'm pretty happy with how it came out, but flaws that are worthwhile to mention are: the dresser's drawer does not exactly correspond to the sims pulling out animation, unsatisfactory textures of the recliner and endtable, oversized shadow of the table lamp. I tried to improve on those, but in the end I was too busy to do them.

The blind fits the frame of Maxis' The "Function of Plate Glass" Window.

That's it, I've tested the objects thoroughly, hopefully there wouldn't be too many problems. Thanks testers.

Polygon Counts:
> Blind: Faces = 362, Vertices = 296
> Vase: Faces = 702, Vertices = 696
> Low Path Lights: Faces = 114, Vertices = 104
> Endtable: Faces = 458, Vertices = 444
> Dresser: Faces = 2980, Vertices = 2334 High Poly
> Couch/recliner: Faces = 1994, Vertices = 1790
> Floor Lamp: Faces = 496, Vertices = 363
> Double Door: Faces = 1692, Vertices = 1152

Ive decided to still upload the bedding, which is in the zip "Blake'sPoolhouseBednBedding", however, containing in the zip is also the bed recolour to murano's bed at TSR. So you should be aware that you should have the bed mesh if you'd like the recolour to function

Custom Content by Me:
- Paint for walls in the poolhouse 

Additional Credits: SimPE creators
Reflective flooring: muranomobilia
Tags: #OC, #Poolhouse, #Cohen

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 9:23 AM
Great Job! I didn't know I wanted it, til I saw it :D
Space Pony
#3 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 9:45 AM Last edited by Canoodle : 14th Apr 2008 at 5:53 AM. Reason: Converted to a 'thanks' post.
Wonderful set ! I´m in love with that dresser ! *swoon*

Thanx so much !

Lab Assistant
#4 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 10:10 AM
It's a very beautiful set, hope my simmies like it. they're all picky. lol
Mad Poster
#5 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 10:23 AM
It is a very lovely set, I especially like the box wardrobe. Thank you for sharing.
Field Researcher
#6 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 10:29 AM
I'm sad to hear you're too busy to upload more stuff. *sniff*
But this set looks awesome, thank you!
Lab Assistant
#7 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 11:06 AM
Where do i get the skateboards from?

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#8 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 11:21 AM
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#9 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 11:40 AM
Wonderful job! Everything looks PERFECT! Thanks a lot for sharing

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Test Subject
#10 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 12:43 PM
Love your work! It's fabulous. I'm a big fan of yours. Thanks for sharing!
#11 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 12:58 PM
Loving the look and the recliner, oh yummy
Test Subject
#13 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 2:43 PM Last edited by Canoodle : 14th Apr 2008 at 5:57 AM. Reason: Converted to a 'thanks' post.
I adore all of your objects, so this is just perfect! Thank you so much!
#14 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 3:42 PM
Absolutely perfect! The dresser and the floor lamp are really well done, but the whole set (how many details!) is cool.
I don't like the TV show O.C., actually never seen, but probably it's nice for getting inspired. Hope you'll see more TV! Thank you forever and ciao.
#15 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 4:06 PM
Wow I love this!!!!! hehe, this is one of the greatest sets I've ever seen! woohoo, thank you, you made my day!
I love the OC, I'm bummed that it's over though...

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Lab Assistant
#16 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 4:57 PM
I'm so jealous of your object making skills--and your graphics card!
Lab Assistant
#17 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 5:34 PM
Aw, this is Sims2 Heaven! Just a quick question, how did you get the floors so shiny?
Test Subject
#18 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 6:32 PM
Gorgeous! Everything you make seems to be of such high quality. Thanks for your (obviously) hard work! I look forward to your next upload, whenever that may be...
Lab Assistant
#19 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 6:39 PM
Love Oc, Love This Set
Lab Assistant
#20 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 7:23 PM Last edited by Canoodle : 14th Apr 2008 at 5:53 AM. Reason: Converted to a 'thanks' post.
I love this set!! The details and shadows are just amazing!
Can't wait for futur creations from you

@ Kadez, you have to download teko's reflective floor
Test Subject
#21 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 7:51 PM
Awesme job,

Really like the dresser
Lab Assistant
#22 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 9:07 PM
This set is gorgeous and i cant believe your gonna be gone for awhile, however long it takes i hope you continue to create, your objects are among my favs!

dont feed or tease the animals!!
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#23 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 10:01 PM
I've never seen the show, so I can't make any comparisons. But, it has a great look whether it matches the show or not. Great Job!

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#24 Old 7th Mar 2007 at 11:35 PM
This is so cool, even though I've never seen the show. It's awsomely decorated, and love the paint. Thanks!
Lab Assistant
#25 Old 8th Mar 2007 at 12:39 AM
Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!!! Thank you!!!
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