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Good Old Plants [Updated for WA]

by lemoncandy Posted 28th Sep 2009 at 5:32 PM - Updated 29th Dec 2009 at 6:59 PM by lemoncandy : update
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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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EDIT 29/11/2009.
These objects became broken with the patch 1.6.6 and the expansion and caused the "blue lot syndrome". I have fixed them now so if you still want to use them with World Adventures, please re-download.

I really missed the potted plants of The Sims 2, so I decided to convert them. It's not as simple as it sounds but I managed somehow
So here are four Sims 2 plants, the "Fig Tree" (which looks nothing like a fig tree imo), the "Simulated Succulent" and two bonsais.

They are in Decorative/Plants in the catalog and each cost 80§.
You can recolor the pots. Have fun!

Polygon Counts:
Bonsai Round: 793 faces, 685 vertices
Bonsai Blue Sky: 752 faces, 492 vertices
Fig Tree: 733 faces, 794 vertices
Succulent: 1038 faces, 812 vertices

Additional Credits:
The Object Tool, S3OC, S3PE, SimPE, The Sims 2.

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 3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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Sims2plants.rar | Fixed version for EP01.

Size: 224.4 KB · Downloads: 24,447 · 28th Sep 2009
224.4 KB 24,447 28th Sep 2009
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1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.

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#2 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 5:42 PM
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#3 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 5:50 PM
Oh, yes, this is just what I long for, plants, plants and more plants both for indoors and out, thank you very much
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#4 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 6:06 PM
You can not have enough decorobjects!

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#5 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 6:10 PM
Yay! I miss a lot of stuff from TS2, thanks for bringing the old stuff back.
#6 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 6:16 PM
Thanks so much!!! You can never have enough plants specially indoor ones.
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28th Sep 2009 at 6:16 PM
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#7 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 6:19 PM
I was gonna say "there's no way you can have too many alternatives when it comes to plants", but people already said that, so ...
I'm not gonna say that

Just, thanks!
Test Subject
#8 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 6:28 PM
FINALLY some foliage. You have no clue how destitute my poor homes look without the proper greenage. Thanks!

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#9 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 6:30 PM
These are great, I liked these plants in TS2 and it's really good to be able to have them in TS3 - thank you!
#10 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 6:36 PM
OMG, OMG.... this is SO exciting...

I've always loved this fig tree from TS2 and was so disappointed not to have the same in TS3 - btw: I don't like the plants in TS3

You're my hero for doing all those wonderful plants for TS3 and converting some of the TS2 plants... oh, I love you for that! :
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#11 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 6:45 PM
Thank you so much!
Ive been waiting for someone to convert the Fig Plant since the game came out since it was one of my favourites!
Again thank you SO much!
Please if you have time and you want to convert more stuff from TS2!
I really miss them!

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#12 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 6:54 PM
These are great, thanks. Would you consider doing a tutorial for conversions? There's so much stuff I'd like to be brought over from the old game.
Test Subject
#13 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 6:54 PM
You are an angel! haha Thank you so much!!!
#14 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 7:00 PM
THANK you! I really need plants for my game.
Field Researcher
#15 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 7:04 PM
I'm doing something similar for some sims2 deco objects and I looked at the plants at some point, but I thought you might make them ^^. I'm glad I was right ! Plaaaaaantss ! Thankyou !!
Test Subject
#16 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 7:06 PM
Excellent as always, and while it may not look like a full-sized fig tree, I DO think it looks like a Ficus, which is the genus of Fig trees. Most Ficus plants as we know em in our houses are just small decorative figs instead of full-sized fruit-bearing ones. ;o) EA may be dummies and call it a fig, but you're awesome for converting it!
Field Researcher
#17 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 7:06 PM
I love plants & was really missing these. Thanks so much.
Test Subject
#18 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 7:17 PM
Thanks very much. Excellent work.
Lab Assistant
#19 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 7:22 PM
i missed these too, thank you!
Lab Assistant
#20 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 8:27 PM
I really missed the bonsai trees. Thank you!
Test Subject
#21 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 8:41 PM
to many, many thanks for the flowers
I love the fig tree and now am
quite happily
I to thanks to you very much for it
(sorry for English makes translator)

many dear ones greets from Germany
#22 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 9:11 PM
Thanks for sharing.
Mad Poster
#23 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 9:16 PM
Ooo, as much as I used the fig tree, how could I forget it? I did til now and will be making my favorite mix with that tree. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

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#24 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 9:23 PM
Oh, Lemoncandy, these turned out GREAT! Thank you *ever* so much. (big hugs)

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#25 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 9:42 PM
cool, i remember these!!

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