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Testers Wanted - Retextures for RGiles Scarborough Kitchen *UPDATED* 10th/04

by Xianah Posted 9th Apr 2005 at 7:34 PM - Updated 12th Oct 2008 at 7:11 AM by -Maylin-
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This is a new mesh recolour, and means that you will need to download the particular mesh itself in order for this to show up in your game. See the Meshes Needed section or read the text for more information.
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Ok folks.. heres the retex I have made for the awesome new kitchen by the ever talented RGiles, thanks muchly for greatly improving my simmies domestic bliss :yippee:

You must have the main kitchen meshes installed for these textures to work...
Get RGiles Scarborough Kitchen HERE

These are new textures, not hue & sat changes. Off white wood, with light wood inserts and a butchers block counter ... very much like my own kitchen.. sort of'ish 'cept mine is a bit more modern, less country'ified!! lol

I made a boo boo the 1st time, and didn't include the counter tops.. I realised what I did wrong and corrected it.. but something odd happened and the new set didn't show, but it does seem to all be working.. So I have included all 3 files (i'm not used to using Wizards of SimPe, so u'll have to forgive me if I have messed up)... as I said there, i didn't see any duplications when I tested it in my game and all worked well.

So as this is supposed to be for testing and not just a download bonanza, i'd appreciate it if you good folks good tell me if all is ok

Rules.. well you know the drill by now... don't upload anywhere, include in exchange lots, edit or clone my textures... etc .. so on & so forth... but by all means enjoy them

heres some pix


Thanks to Dewshine for sorting the file optimization out for me, this is a much smaller download, but includes the same stuff.... sorry about that folks, but thats what testing & learning is all about!... These will just overwrite the others.

Also i noticed, if you use the counter with all drawers (i think it was that one) to be the corner cupboard joined on both sides the counter top looks darker, so if you get that, just use another counter to be the corner

**ADDED ANOTHER TEX** 10th April
After seeing the requests to have the light wood panels on the doors made white, I have added this set 'White Classic', it also includes another counter top... I did try to make a version with glass panels, but try as I might I couldn't get them to be transparant, or semi.. So if anyone can help, that would be good

Anyway, heres a pic of the new tex, White Classic <--- click the name for pic

Please let me know who these work out in the game... Cheers!!


{aka SimderZ}

PS.. if you'd also like a rar version, let me know
**oh and its made with the latest version of Wizards and I have Uni
Style: Modern
Room: Kitchen
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable

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#2 Old 9th Apr 2005 at 7:40 PM
Was waiting for you to upload this after you posted the pics. Thanks for making it and so quickly too.

PS, my female sims also love your eye shadows lol
Forum Resident
#3 Old 9th Apr 2005 at 7:45 PM
Thank you very much. These are lovely. If I have a problem I'll let you know.
Field Researcher
#4 Old 9th Apr 2005 at 7:54 PM
A lovely recolor, thank you both.
Forum Resident
#5 Old 9th Apr 2005 at 8:09 PM
Xianah, I looked inside your packages. I think they can be trimmed a little, so to speak. Your first package should be the counter finish, and your third should be the countertop. There is no need to repeat the entire graphics in both packages. If you like I'll fix them and repost for you to place at the top of the thread.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#6 Old 9th Apr 2005 at 8:14 PM
cheers that would be good.. although i've been skinning for a million years (so it seems!) i'm pretty new to using wizards thingy... thanks again & i'm glad u like them xx i knew there was something wrong just unsure as to how to fix it...
Forum Resident
#7 Old 9th Apr 2005 at 9:48 PM Last edited by dewshine : 10th Apr 2005 at 12:47 AM.
Default Attachment no longer needed here.
Sorry that took so long. My computer started acting all weird so I did a virus scan. It came up clean, but hey, better to be safe than to be sorry. Here are the files. They are the same name and everything. I cleaned the packages up so that they are a lot smaller. When you get them posted at the top I'll remove this attachment. BTW they look great in the game. If you want the counters to have a slightly oiled look that can be done too, but they are fab as is. :D
Field Researcher
#8 Old 9th Apr 2005 at 10:03 PM
It's beautiful!
Definately going to be the first custom kitchen that goes in my game!
Thank you and RGiles!
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 9th Apr 2005 at 10:45 PM
I was hoping you'd put these up. Thank you!
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#10 Old 9th Apr 2005 at 10:55 PM
Thanks Dewshine... done & done
Lab Assistant
#11 Old 9th Apr 2005 at 11:31 PM
Thank you, Xianah! :clap:
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 12:27 AM
Default great kitchen
/// thanks for the awesome download ///
Lab Assistant
#13 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 12:35 AM
YES!!!!! This is exactly what I wanted !!!!! Thank you soooooo much, a small request would it be possible to make all the inserts glazed &/or white too?! Thank you so much!!
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 12:38 AM
Field Researcher
#15 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 1:01 AM
This is just perfect! Thank you!!
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 1:55 AM
Simply lovely. Thank you :bigwave:
Test Subject
#17 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 2:04 AM
Thank you very much!
Test Subject
#18 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 3:31 AM
Thank you Xianah! Its fantastic!!
Lab Assistant
#19 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 3:48 AM
Great! I agree with Aimoss, I would love to see all the inserts either white or glass, too! Thanks for all your great work!
Test Subject
#20 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 5:40 AM
It's fantastic. Thank you very much.
Test Subject
#21 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 11:09 AM
I love it. Thanks a lot.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#22 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 11:21 AM
Thanks everyone.. I can make the counter inserts white no probs, but I have to say I don't know how to make them semi-transparant so they look like glass. It most likely can be achieved, but I know not how!!
Test Subject
#23 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 12:18 PM
Lovely kitchen, many thanks. I too will report, should anything untoward occur
Field Researcher
#24 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 12:45 PM
these are prettyful!!! :jig: thanx so much!!!
#25 Old 10th Apr 2005 at 2:59 PM
thank you so much - gorgeous new kitchen
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