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Testers Wanted: The Borg Collection

by xanathon Posted 25th May 2005 at 11:09 PM - Updated 25th May 2005 at 11:58 PM by xanathon : typo
88 Comments / replies (Who?) - 25 Feedback Posts
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.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
And here it is: The Borg Collection.

Some objects, walls and floors resembling the interior of Borg installations.

9 Floors
6 Walls
2 Columns, one tube-design and one "reactor-thingie"
Decorative objects, one square column, a wall mounted gizmo (animated) and a regeneration chamber with plasma-anim
1 Electronics
2 Lights (lightcolumns)

And a collection to spot those easily in the catalog (important: you have to put that into "My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Collections\").

There are no hacks in this, but if anyone is able to code BHAVs for example into the regeneration chamber so that it works as one (sims standing in it to "sleep", regenerating energy), feel free!

I did not include the Borg-skins since I'm not satisfied with them. If a gifted skinner is able to make good ones, best with implant based on glasses or the like, that would be great.

Some of the textures and meshes were extracted out of the game "Voyager Elite Force 1" and at first I was reluctant to post those objects here, since there are copyrights from ravensoft on those. I wrote a mail to Ravensoft and asked if I could use those but got no answer. I saw, however, that the textures and objects were used by modders for Elite Force and other games without any complaints from Ravensoft and so I guess it should be okay. Furthermore, the game is really old now, from 2001.

If someone from Raven does not like those objects to be shared here, please inform me and I will remove them immediatly.

Other meshes are completely by me, the alcove for example. The textures were reworked and stitched together by me, as were the animations. :D

The polycount of all objects is really low.

Dear admins: There are not only objects but also walls and floors in this, but I did not find a better place to put this complete package. As it is a set with new meshes, I placed it here. If you think another place in this forum is better suited, feel free to move the thread!

Have fun! :howdy:

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 2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
borg_collection.rar

Size: 2.4 KB · Downloads: 16,457 · 25th May 2005
2.4 KB 16,457 25th May 2005
borg_walls.rar

Size: 342.0 KB · Downloads: 15,633 · 25th May 2005
342.0 KB 15,633 25th May 2005
borg_floors.rar

Size: 229.5 KB · Downloads: 16,121 · 25th May 2005
229.5 KB 16,121 25th May 2005
borg_objects.rar

Size: 703.6 KB · Downloads: 19,106 · 25th May 2005
703.6 KB 19,106 25th May 2005
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
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\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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Test Subject
#2 Old 25th May 2005 at 11:29 PM
Great job....thanks
Test Subject
#3 Old 25th May 2005 at 11:33 PM
Oh my God you are the best at making star trek stuff.
Test Subject
#4 Old 25th May 2005 at 11:34 PM
This is great. Now I can make my own collective of :borg: sims.
Oh, and thank you for the warpcore of USS Voyager.
Test Subject
#5 Old 25th May 2005 at 11:35 PM
Very interest....
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 25th May 2005 at 11:46 PM
EXCELLENT WORK!!!!....as always im very impressed with ur objects...thanx so much for these:D:D:D:D

"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.- (Albert Einstein) " Simillion Homes 2 & Simillion Homes & Simmillion Hair InSimenator
Instructor
#7 Old 26th May 2005 at 12:03 AM
Thank you!

Finally! My Borg cube will actually have something in it that looks like it belongs there!

netseeker2
Scholar
#8 Old 26th May 2005 at 12:17 AM
AHHHH BORGS! RUN FOR IT! ^.^ Thanks.. Now I can make a Borg House.
Forum Resident
#9 Old 26th May 2005 at 12:48 AM
INSANE!!! love it thats is awsome!
Test Subject
#10 Old 26th May 2005 at 12:52 AM
Default Wow!
I haven't downloaded it yet, but that looks friggin' great!
Lab Assistant
#11 Old 26th May 2005 at 12:53 AM
Wow those look great!!! These will be perfect for movies as well!! I agree with the fact that it would be great if a modder could turn the regeneration chamber into actally making the energy to go up while they stand up in it or whatever.. but that might be harder than it sounds.. Anyway, this is a great collection and will definetly be going in my game right away!!!
Field Researcher
#12 Old 26th May 2005 at 1:11 AM
Oh wow... this is beyond amazing. You truly are a master, and thank you for sharing your work. *bows*
As I've mentioned before I've had sims that have ended up sleeping while standing up, so that would suggest that some clever modder might be able to add that function to the alcoves eventually.
Field Researcher
#13 Old 26th May 2005 at 1:37 AM
You have Simply Outdone Yourself! These are Awesome Xanathon! I think your Borg Skins look great. You should upload them. I think im going to re-install Elite Force & give it another good play. I Love that game! Will you be pulling any more goodies from Star Trek Voyager Elite Force? I Certainly Hope So
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 26th May 2005 at 3:11 AM
its seems like you could use that awful looking generator thingie from aspiration rewards, you know the one that looks like a steel tub with wires and whatnot. It regenerates sims if I remember right and its a standing animation which is pretty funny in itself. I bet that animation and regeneration would look great with this! hmmmm....
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 26th May 2005 at 4:39 AM
I downloaded these files, but I can't seem to find them in my game. All I can find is the wallpaper. Where are the objects located?
Field Researcher
#16 Old 26th May 2005 at 5:26 AM
I Believe they will be in your collections icon in the buy mode screen.
Test Subject
#17 Old 26th May 2005 at 7:31 AM
HOLY CRAP MONKEYS!! thats look so cool!
Test Subject
#18 Old 26th May 2005 at 10:28 AM
thanks for this pack, i will test just today
Forum Resident
#19 Old 26th May 2005 at 1:21 PM
@nectere: borg are usually pretty "turned-off-robot-like" in their alcoves.
Lab Assistant
#20 Old 26th May 2005 at 5:33 PM
I checked my collection and all that is in there are the walls and floor files? I still haven't found the objects I downloaded to my game.
Test Subject
#21 Old 26th May 2005 at 6:05 PM
absolutly great, your the best, i love it
Forum Resident
Original Poster
#22 Old 26th May 2005 at 6:54 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by williamz23003
I checked my collection and all that is in there are the walls and floor files? I still haven't found the objects I downloaded to my game.


Odd, here it works fine. You clicked on the new Borg-collection, that appears and see only walls & floors? Can anyone say something about this? does it happen on other installations too? Or can the others see the collection and all objects in it?

happy simming,
Xanathon


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Field Researcher
#23 Old 26th May 2005 at 7:58 PM
WoW very cool! thanx :clap:
Lab Assistant
#24 Old 27th May 2005 at 1:55 PM
WoW!!! This is really cool
#25 Old 27th May 2005 at 1:55 PM
Awesome work, thank you
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