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Testers Wanted: Open Plan Interior Staircase **UPDATED**

by boblishman Posted 28th Mar 2005 at 10:03 PM - Updated 29th Mar 2005 at 12:44 AM by boblishman : typos
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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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Hi Guys...
Would you test this for me please? Made with SimPE v.0.32b it's EP ready, with (ten!) unique GUID's.

This is an interior 'open plan' staircase. Once again, I hate most of the stairs that shipped with the game...so I've made my own. Designed for a modern, 'minimal' style home, office or Hotel, they have a very modern, spacious look.

They has the option of a step-support rail (when placing in the centre of a room) or you can 'remove' the rail ... so you have a 'floating' staircase (when placed against a wall) -the pictures explain it better than my words..

***** [EDIT: Thanks to Numemnor for tidying up the package ....now fully recolourable (steps too) ...so have added Black steps...more colours later in the week]*******


PLEASE NOTE: These stairs work like 'ordinary' stairs...in other words... the 'space' under them is 'seen' by the game as part of the stairs.
You can use the 'moveobjects on' cheat to place things under them...but be careful not to place 'useable' things (like chairs, desks etc) because your Sim will complain about not being able to access them. They can however 'view' things..(so I'm not sure if you can put a music system or tv under them.) Anyway, they are more for asthetic use, than actual 'space'saving...


Finally, I'm not sure if someone else has already made these...if so..my apologies. Also, I'm not 100% sure this is the right forum (because it's a new object...but it could be considered 'construction'. Anyway, I've seen other stairs posted here...so I guess it's the right place.

Enough from me...please report any issues you have with them

Enjoy, ...and thanks for testing...

Bob

[p.s. I'm actually away from home at the moment...so I won't be producing as many things as usual for a few weeks....then back to 'normal' ]

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Sims 2
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BobL_OpenPlanStairs_EP2.zip

Size: 73.0 KB · Downloads: 49,299 · 29th Mar 2005
73.0 KB 49,299 29th Mar 2005
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Test Subject
#2 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 10:07 PM
thanks great keep up the good work.
Test Subject
#3 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 10:07 PM
Awesome! I just love it!
Test Subject
#4 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 10:08 PM
They Look great. I also hate the stairs that shipped with the game.

I’ll test them out tonight
Forum Resident
#5 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 10:11 PM
BobL...I love them. Do they replace any of the standard stairs? One of the other stairs I downloaded replaced stairs instread of adding them and I was kinda bumed out about it , but alas...Those I could live without, these I cannot. They are beautiful.
Test Subject
#6 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 10:16 PM
please please please make more they are perfect i really would love a spiral staircase.
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Original Poster
#7 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 10:17 PM
They do NOT replace any of the stairs in your game...they are NEW...with 10 (yes, ten) seperately registered GUID's ... so I think they will be ok...
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 10:26 PM
They look awesome! I'll try them out for you!
Test Subject
#9 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 10:47 PM
How cool! I've been waiting for something like this...I'm another hater of the stairs that shipped with the game. Thanks so much!
Lab Assistant
#10 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 10:47 PM
I love your new stair and want to say thank you for all the nice things you´ve made for us.Every time I see a new thread with your adress I be really happy.

Birgit
Test Subject
#11 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 10:52 PM
Finally! It is so nice to have stairs that will go with my modern style houses. You are the best! Thank you so very much.
Lab Assistant
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#12 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 10:59 PM
Boblishman, you're the greatest!!! i love (and have) everything you do!
Test Subject
#13 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 11:00 PM
Amazing work, Bob. I'm awestruck.
Instructor
#14 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 11:02 PM
Excellent!
It's looks real!
very nice thank you!!!
Test Subject
#15 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 11:07 PM
What a wonderful stairs!!! Thanks!
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 11:31 PM
Love these! Thanks! No problems using them at all in game :clap:

For long you live and high you fly, and smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry
And all you touch and all you see is all your life will ever be

Test Subject
#17 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 11:44 PM
Just what I wanted. Keep up the good work!!!


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Field Researcher
#18 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 11:47 PM
Really good job !!!
Instructor
#19 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 11:54 PM
Great job and thank you very much!
Test Subject
#20 Old 28th Mar 2005 at 11:57 PM
Excellent Work! :howdy:

Greetz picies
Test Subject
#21 Old 29th Mar 2005 at 12:18 AM
Thanks so much! Fantastic work!!!
Lab Assistant
#22 Old 29th Mar 2005 at 12:24 AM
It's lovely! Thanx so much!
Guest
#23 Old 29th Mar 2005 at 12:27 AM
Great Work
Just what i was looking for!!!!
Lab Assistant
#24 Old 29th Mar 2005 at 12:30 AM
thanks so much
Guest
#25 Old 29th Mar 2005 at 12:34 AM
talk about Pimp my ride. You pimped the hell out of that staircase. You the man!
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