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**UPDATED** 2-tile Wooden Ladder (stairs)

by Targa Posted 14th Oct 2005 at 7:04 PM - Updated 15th Oct 2005 at 4:44 AM by Targa : Updated to version 1 - fixed global stair animations
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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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Here's a ladder (stairs) object I made in response to a request in the requests forum. It only takes up 2 tiles, and is a fully-functioning staircase. As you can see by the screenshot, the 2nd floor ends up with only a single used tile (with the second tile being the "landing" that's created automatically). In discussing this with the requestee, he stated that he was fully aware of the odd-looking animations associated with modified stairs (Sims walking in air, etc) and had seen them with spiral staircases, and was willing to put up with that. Well... I hate to put my name on something that would look so silly when being used, so I removed the animations from this object. Going up, the Sim appears to teleport to the top. Coming down is actually almost realistic. See for yourself.

I also changed the routing slots so the Sims approach at the proper point on the object.

I have checked off full compatibility for the time being, as I am fairly certain this will work with all versions of the game. If you experience a problem, please report it in this thread.

This is a new mesh, although not much of one: 132 faces. The original Maxis stairs had 4,148 faces.

Enjoy!

-Targa

***UPDATE***

My apologies to all who downloaded this already. Due to a faulty SimPE plugin that didn't work as advertised (and me not noticing the problem), the animations (or lack thereof) from the ladder were also being used by all stairs. This has now been corrected by hand, and the ladder should be completely stand-alone now. Please re-download this new file.

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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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:
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Test Subject
#2 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 7:07 PM
Oww these look great.. Great job!
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 7:07 PM Last edited by Daan1302 : 14th Oct 2005 at 7:08 PM. Reason: Someone posted the same time as me!
Wow!Thanks Targa!
I was looking for something like this for my attics!
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#4 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 7:20 PM
Awesome! These are absolutely great!

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#5 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 7:24 PM
Oh, terrific!! that would be great for the farmhouse Im doing. I could build an attic too, what a cool idea!!!
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 7:25 PM
Very nice! Almost like the one's I made for Sims1 (That was another lifetime ago LOL). Well done.
Test Subject
#7 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 7:26 PM
Thanks!

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Test Subject
#8 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 7:31 PM
nice i like maby you could make metals ones
Test Subject
#9 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 7:31 PM
Great way to access the loft area of a house. Thanks a lot for this!
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#10 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 7:34 PM Last edited by Anshin Lanugo : 14th Oct 2005 at 7:48 PM.
Where can I find t spiral staircase you mentioned? (or are you making it??)
Thanks so much for the ladder, it's grrrreat!

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#11 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 7:46 PM
Default Wow!
Wow! Thanks! These Look Really Cool :bandit:
Merci x
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#12 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 7:50 PM
Ohhh! Thanks! I love it! Can't wait to use it in the game.

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#13 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 7:55 PM
Very nice job Targa!

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#14 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 8:09 PM
Targa--you are so good! Thank you!
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#15 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 8:18 PM
Awesome job, thanks
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#16 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 8:20 PM
Sensation!!! 2 tiled ladder!! :wow:

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#17 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 8:39 PM
Thankyou Targa, this will make for much easier and more realistic attic rooms. You're a genius!

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#18 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 8:52 PM
This wil go really well with my small houses! I don't care about the animations anyway so this is awesome!

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Test Subject
#19 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 9:09 PM
Yeah, that's great, Maybe a recolour in a wooden-colour coulb be better...
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#20 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 9:16 PM
cool job!!!
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#21 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 9:31 PM
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#22 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 9:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Anshin Lanugo
Where can I find t spiral staircase you mentioned? (or are you making it??)
Thanks so much for the ladder, it's grrrreat!


I don't know. Perhaps Cristaillee (the one who requested this item) will tell us where to find them.
Test Subject
#23 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 10:18 PM
omg...I've really been wanting something like this

I've got some lots I've built based upon Ultima Online houses Things like the Small Tower and the Marble Patio are best with a ladder.

Thanks!
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#24 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 10:27 PM
Wow! These are cool. Thank you!
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#25 Old 14th Oct 2005 at 11:25 PM
Awesome. I was waiting for a ladder

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