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Targa's SupaFridge - Updated to FreeTime, uses Maxis mini fridge recolors (Updated 2008-12-17) Fixed leftover animations and juice drinking bug

by Lord Darcy Posted 16th Oct 2007 at 9:05 PM - Updated 15th Jan 2011 at 8:04 AM by Lord Darcy : Fixed awkward leftover animations and juice drinking bug
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2008-12-17: Awkward leftover animations were fixed. Juice will no longer disappear from children's hand. Special thanks to rebecah and yedda_2000 for fixing glitched animations.
Only FT version was fixed, Seasons version remains unfixed. FT version may or may not work in Seasons/BV, so use at your own risk.

Food capacity of FT LargerCapacity version was raised to 400 to match K&B Stylish fridge. "Counter - Controller" error will no longer occur when you take out SupaFridge from your game. Added Korean translation of catalog description.


2008-03-11: Updated to FreeTime. Sims who have gained enough Enthusiasm points in Cuisine hobby can Serve Platters of chips, cheese and appetizer. Food capacity of FreeTime LargerCapacity version was raised from 300 to 350 to match the new FT modern fridge.

Seasons and BV players can use FT version for increased food capacity. Naturally, they can't use FT-only function.



2008-02-15: Removed annoying mouseover tooltip. (Thanks Numenor)
Removed redundant shadow png file for smaller size. SupaFridge now borrows shadow as well as textures from Maxis mini fridge.


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This is an updated version of Targa's ever popular SupaFridge, a mini-fridge that functions as a full-sized fridge. A HUGE thanks to Targa for creating this wonderful object. It is my all-time favourite fridge and a must-have for Sim nursery. I only wished I could have more color choices than the 3 Maxis defaults, preferably sharing the same textures with the Maxis mini fridge. After some trial and error, I finally succeeded to apply "Repository" technique to this cutie. (Thanks to IgnorantBliss for the tutorial!)

It has the same GUID as Targa's original version. You must remove Targa's original version to prevent GUID conflict. (Thanks to sirbartonslady for pointing it out.)
Poly count is the same as Maxis mini fridge.

Requires Uni. Works for Pets or later EP engines.
  • Targas_SupaFridge-SNS: Pets/SNS/BV (including Teen, K&B and IKEA)
  • Targas_SupaFridge-FT: FT/AL/M&G/Store Edition
FT version may or may not work in Seasons/BV, so use at your own risk.


1. Now uses all recolors for Maxis "MMM" Mini Fridge!

No need to make separate recolors for SupaFridge. It will pull textures from Maxis mini fridge.



2. Updated for OFB / Seasons / FreeTime.

All OFB functions (Make/Make Many), Seasons functions (Get Leftovers/Stock) and FreeTime function (Serve Platter) are now enabled.



3. Fixed the counter slot bug.

The original SupaFridge has a bug which makes it impossible to prepare food on top of it. Maxis mini fridge doubles as a kitchen counter when it isn't placed under the counter. Sims can prepare meal on top of the mini fridge. But the original SupaFridge lacks a counter slot, because it was cloned from base game Cheap fridge. As described in this post, if you don't put SupaFridge under the counter and try to prepare a meal on top of it, the food will just disappear. Similarly, if you put small appliances (like microwave) on top of SupaFridge and try to use it, the appliance will just disappear. I fixed this bug as best as I can. Sims can now prepare food on top of SupaFridge just like the Maxis original, and objects will not disappear when placed on top of it. I can't guarantee that the bug was completely squashed though. Any help will be appreciated.

When you take out SupaFridge from your game, it will now revert to Uni mini fridge instead of base game Cheap fridge, and "Counter - Controller" error will no longer occur.


4. Fixed the outdoor shadow.

Now correctly casts the shadow when placed outside.


5. Increased food capacity.

You can choose between two versions; original (capacity: 80, same as Maxis mini fridge) and increased one (capacity: 400, same as the K&B Stylish fridge). Choose ONLY ONE version, they share the same GUID and will conflict with each other.



6. Fixed animation and juice drinking bug.

Thanks to the generous help of rebecah and yedda_2000, two long-standing animation issues were finally fixed.

Drinking juice function was glitched in the original SupaFridge. When children try to drink juice from SupaFridge, it disappeared from their hand. (Thanks to Wanda for catching this bug.)
rebecah already fixed this bug back in June, but I delayed integrating this fix to wait for AL. Then when AL finally came out, the whole issue just slipped from my mind...
Sorry for this awfully belated update, but better late then never.

As the original Maxis mini fridge lacks leftover function, SupaFridge used tall fridge animations for storing leftovers, which looked very awkward. yedda_2000 fixed leftover animations for both adults and children. Now Sims will actually crouch when they store leftovers, and the fridge door will close properly.


Note:

If you want SupaFridge for "Nursery-Only", you can edit it with SimPE on your own.

Open the package in SimPE. Select Pie Menu Functions (TTAB) in Resource Tree window, select TreeTable in Resource List window.
In Plugin View window, you can see all available pie menus for fridge. If you don't want Sims to take out food and prepare meal autonomously, select each menu and change the Autonomy value from 0x00000032 to 0x00000064. Repeat it to all meal-related menus (Have/Serve Meal/Grilled Food/Dessert), press "Commit File" button and save your package.


Known issues:

There is a glitch in child animation. As Maxis mini fridge lacks child animation for taking out food except snacks, the child animation for this fridge is somewhat wonky. When children take out leftovers from SupaFridge, the fridge door wouldn't close properly. It stays open until another adult uses the object. (Thanks to jelena_ee for reporting this bug.) I have very little knowledge in Sim animation files, any help would be greatly appreciated.

When Sims stock fish or produce in SupaFridge, they will hold the basket in an awkward way.


Additional Credits:
Targa for the original version of SupaFridge
rebecah and yedda_2000 for fixing glitched animations
IgnorantBliss for "Repository" technique tutorial
Numenor for information on removing annoying Live Mode toolip
Maxis for mesh and texture

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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 16th Oct 2007 at 9:13 PM
A question: Does this have the same GUID as Targa's fridge, or is it a whole new object? In other words, do I need to remove Targa's fridge when I put this one in to prevent conflict?

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Field Researcher
Original Poster
#3 Old 16th Oct 2007 at 9:19 PM
Oops, I forgot to mention it in the post. Yes, it has the same GUID as Targa's fridge, you must remove Targa's fridge to prevent GUID conflict.
MTS2 Hot Pepper
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#4 Old 16th Oct 2007 at 10:17 PM
Great news! thank you
This is for me too who always forgets to leave a tile for a fridge in new kitchen created. :D
Lab Assistant
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#5 Old 16th Oct 2007 at 10:23 PM
Great, thanks for the quick feedback! I'll delete targas and drop yours into its place. Now maybe I'll actually start using it again, now that it has the new Seasons options!
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 16th Oct 2007 at 10:27 PM
Is it too brazen of me to say I love you for this? *offers heart-felt handshake instead*

I like building houses I don't have to 'turn' to play fully, and my biggest peeve as a result is always having to put the galley in the back of the house so the fridge won't block anything. What a fantastic space-saver for all of my little lots, and with no SSN functionality or capacity loss!
Alchemist
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#7 Old 16th Oct 2007 at 11:10 PM
Thanks for this! I liked Targa's but I'm so attached to the Seasons leftovers option that I got rid of almost all my custom fridges
Field Researcher
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#8 Old 16th Oct 2007 at 11:52 PM
Wonderful! Thank you so much for this!
Field Researcher
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#9 Old 17th Oct 2007 at 12:28 AM
Thank you! This was one of my favorites, and it's wonderful to see all the improvements you've made!
Field Researcher
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#10 Old 17th Oct 2007 at 12:52 AM
Great update, thanks!
Instructor
#11 Old 17th Oct 2007 at 3:56 AM
Thanks for the updated version of Targa's fridge...I managed to update a couple of fridges myself. Particularly the SimStone one.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ghanima Atreides
Thanks for this! I liked Targa's but I'm so attached to the Seasons leftovers option that I got rid of almost all my custom fridges


I found a nice tutorial at MATY.
http://www.moreawesomethanyou.com/s...pic,8012.0.html

They call me The Seeker.
I've been searching low and high.
Instructor
#12 Old 17th Oct 2007 at 5:53 AM
Awesome! Any idea if this will function properly in BV?
Top Secret Researcher
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#13 Old 17th Oct 2007 at 7:35 AM
Thanks so much for updating this fridge I missed it so much and had removed it.
Thanks again.
Alchemist
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#14 Old 17th Oct 2007 at 2:08 PM
Thanks for that link, SimJymm!
Scholar
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#15 Old 17th Oct 2007 at 2:55 PM
thank you so much! good idea!
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Original Poster
#16 Old 17th Oct 2007 at 3:39 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by AmberDiceless
Awesome! Any idea if this will function properly in BV?


Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Darcy
I only tested it with all EPs (up to BV) installed.

:D

As BV didn't add any new functions to the fridge, it will work all right in BV if you have OFB and Seasons as well.
Lab Assistant
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#17 Old 17th Oct 2007 at 6:01 PM
This is so awesome! As the others stated...I hate the fact fridges block my view and I deleted my pre-Seasons fridges.
Thanks for the link SimJymm but anything I use my pre-BV SimPE for doesn't work in my game
Instructor
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#18 Old 17th Oct 2007 at 9:11 PM
Thanks for updating and generally improving this. I love Targa's SupaFridge but needed the additional seasons options.
Theorist
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#19 Old 17th Oct 2007 at 9:12 PM
Marvelous - thank you! I will be able to use little fridges again.
Theorist
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#20 Old 18th Oct 2007 at 10:12 AM
awesome!
Top Secret Researcher
#21 Old 19th Oct 2007 at 5:25 AM
I've already updated all the custom fridges i have using a tutorial found on SimsFileVault http://www.simsfilevault.com/forum/...php?f=26&t=1568 but these are cool added features! Thanks for the big capacity & the possible preparation on top, pretty handy for small houses/appartments!
Test Subject
#22 Old 19th Oct 2007 at 7:53 AM
After then child take food from the fridge (get leftovers - serving plater), he put the serving plater on the top of fridge, door of fridge stay open till adult use this.
Instructor
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#23 Old 20th Oct 2007 at 2:50 AM
Thank you, this is just brilliant! It's so disappointing to put a handy little fridge in your sim home and then realise that it doesn't do half the things you expect. I'm sure I'll use this a lot! :D
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#24 Old 20th Oct 2007 at 4:36 PM
I think the reason for glitchy child animation is that Maxis mini fridge lacks child animation for taking out food except snacks.

I didn't realize the child animation was wonky, guess I should have tested the object with both adult and child. I have very little knowledge about Sim animation files. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Test Subject
#25 Old 23rd Oct 2007 at 5:52 AM
Actually i think it's kinda funny that the kids won't shut the door all the way, I'm always yelling at my kids to shut the fridge/freezer door! It would be funny if you could add a "yell at kids and shut the door" option to the pie menu. Tee Hee.

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