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Totally Plastered: The Bright Reds

by iCad Posted 22nd Sep 2010 at 11:20 AM
9 Comments / replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts, 6 Thanks Posts
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
In this download and in its eventual 29 "sister" downloads, you will find a ton of plaster walls, more than you will ever want/need, guaranteed. I didn't originally make these for The Sims. I made them for an architectural drafting program. But it wasn't hard to convert them, and I actually ended up finding them useful. I figured that I might as well share, in case anyone else might find any of them useful.

So...I will eventually give you 1,620 colors of Valspar Paint's Ultra Premium line. The colors are on a fairly subtle plaster texture created from sampling photos of the walls of my living room. I'll be uploading the colors in their color families, which consist of 54 colors each. There will eventually be 30 downloads, for a total of, as I said, 1,620 colors. (Whew!) This download will give you the 54 members of the Bright Red family, consisting mostly of pink, peach, and berry shades, with a few actual reds.

I have set up this download (and will set up the others to come) in the way that I use these walls, personally. You can download all of the colors in the family if you happen to want all of them for some insane reason. But more practically, you can selectively download them in far more useful "color cards" of six colors each. The colors on a given card are related to each other and therefore work well together. (With the exception of Card 9 in each set, which in real life are meant to be accent colors. For Sims purposes, they tend to look nice as exterior colors, if you like dark, rich exterior colors.) Each rar file also contains a collection file for those colors that are included in that particular download, so that you can find these easily when you want them. The "All Colors" download contains a collection file for all 54 of the colors together, but I've also included the collection files for the individual color cards as well, so that you can find them that way, too. So in that download, there are a total of 10 collection files included in addition to the 54 walls. The other downloads only have the collection file for that particular color card. (NOTE: The collection files go in your "Collections" folder, NOT your "Downloads" folder!)

So, here are the "color cards" for the Bright Reds:

To give you an idea of how these walls look in-game, here is one of the colors "in action" on a dummy wall:
(A few more similar pics are attached below. Sorry, but I'm not about to make pics of all 54 colors. )

Tags: #plaster, #walls, #pink, #peach, #rose, #red, #berry, #bright

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Sims 2
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iCad_TP_BrightReds_Card9.rar | The 6 colors of Card 9 plus a collection file for those colors only.

Size: 261.3 KB · Downloads: 524 · 22nd Sep 2010
261.3 KB 524 22nd Sep 2010
iCad_TP_BrightReds_Card8.rar | The 6 colors of Card 8 plus a collection file for those colors only.

Size: 282.1 KB · Downloads: 278 · 22nd Sep 2010
282.1 KB 278 22nd Sep 2010
iCad_TP_BrightReds_Card7.rar | The 6 colors of Card 7 plus a collection file for those colors only.

Size: 282.4 KB · Downloads: 271 · 22nd Sep 2010
282.4 KB 271 22nd Sep 2010
iCad_TP_BrightReds_Card6.rar | The 6 colors of Card 6 plus a collection file for those colors only.

Size: 292.1 KB · Downloads: 268 · 22nd Sep 2010
292.1 KB 268 22nd Sep 2010
iCad_TP_BrightReds_Card5.rar | The 6 colors of Card 5 plus a collection file for those colors only.

Size: 282.3 KB · Downloads: 241 · 22nd Sep 2010
282.3 KB 241 22nd Sep 2010
iCad_TP_BrightReds_Card4.rar | The 6 colors of Card 4 plus a collection file for those colors only.

Size: 276.9 KB · Downloads: 249 · 22nd Sep 2010
276.9 KB 249 22nd Sep 2010
iCad_TP_BrightReds_Card3.rar | The 6 colors of Card 3 plus a collection file for those colors only.

Size: 275.2 KB · Downloads: 317 · 22nd Sep 2010
275.2 KB 317 22nd Sep 2010
iCad_TP_BrightReds_Card2.rar | The 6 colors of Card 2 plus a collection file for those colors only.

Size: 283.9 KB · Downloads: 284 · 22nd Sep 2010
283.9 KB 284 22nd Sep 2010
iCad_TP_BrightReds_Card1.rar | The 6 colors of Card 1 plus a collection file for those colors only.

Size: 280.2 KB · Downloads: 292 · 22nd Sep 2010
280.2 KB 292 22nd Sep 2010
iCad_TP_BrightReds_All.rar | All 54 colors +10 collection files, one for all 54 colors and one for each of the color cards.

Size: 2.46 MB · Downloads: 5,419 · 22nd Sep 2010
2.46 MB 5,419 22nd Sep 2010
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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\
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  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
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9 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts, 6 Thanks Posts
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Mad Poster
#2 Old 22nd Sep 2010 at 8:38 PM
Awesome! :-D I look forward to the next 1500+ colours too! :-)
Field Researcher
#3 Old 22nd Sep 2010 at 8:57 PM
Lovely colours, thank you!
Test Subject
#4 Old 22nd Sep 2010 at 9:01 PM
I am also looking forward to the rest of the colors! Thanks for the download, and thanks for the super-organized fashion in which you've got it, makes things much easier. ^_^
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 24th Sep 2010 at 12:12 AM
I love having more paint to choose from! Especially these beautiful pink shades!! Thank you!
Gone Fishin'
retired moderator THANKS POST
#6 Old 25th Sep 2010 at 12:47 PM
You need to stop doing this to my Downloads folder, you realise that, right? I'm going to end up with all 1,600+ colours in game if they're all this great! Not that I'm complaining, though. Plaster rules!
Field Researcher
#7 Old 28th Sep 2010 at 2:46 AM
Pretty thanks for sharing.
Test Subject
#8 Old 29th Sep 2010 at 7:16 AM
So far I've got 162 of the colors. Oh, the addiction! Thanks for all of the colors so far and all the ones to come.
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 2nd Jan 2011 at 4:03 AM
How much would this slow down my game if I were to download them all? Oh, the addiction to your incredible work! Thanks for the incredible download.
Lab Assistant
#10 Old 2nd Mar 2011 at 9:28 PM
I'm trying not to download all of these, really I am, but the idea is brilliant! Is it too much that I hope to see the same sort of insanity with paints?