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'Any Counter' Ceramic Hob

by boblishman Posted 2nd Feb 2006 at 6:21 PM - Updated 6th Jan 2018 at 3:27 PM by boblishman : fix link
224 Comments / replies (Who?) - 8 Feedback Posts, 17 Thanks 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.
by Boblishman & Numenor (aka "Dynamic Duo")

Numenor and I have got together to bring you a truly amazing, fully working ceramic hob that can be placed on any counter top.... including islands!

It comes in 4 'flavours', the default Black one, a white one, a Blue one and a rather luxourius Burgundy. It is fully recolourable, has it's own GUID (so won't replace anything in the game) and is compatible with ALL games.

Polygon count: (wait for this...... TWELVE, yes, 12 (= amazingly low )

(don't you just love this new technology... with it's touch buttons and no horrible knobs and switches....makes a mesh-makers life a dream!)

OK, now on to what it does. ... As usual, all I did was make the mesh and textures..... Numenor has done all the clever stuff....

First, it's the same thickness as a real ceramic hob... and Numenor has managed (god knows how!) to make the pots actually sit exactly on the HOB (which is actually lower than the Maxis gas/electric rings!! :omg: )

1) It can be placed on any counter (including islands)
2) The cooking ring glows red when cooking (no gas flames!)
3) It will get dirty with use and need cleaning
4) There is no don't try and cook anything that needs an oven...the option will not be there! ...)
5) No, your Sim's will NOT put other objects onto will only be used for cooking...
6) Yes, it CAN catch fire and burn your house down, just like any Maxis stove
7) They can still use the cupboard underneath the hob (in your dreams!)

This , therefore, is a Brand New Cooking Appliance, and, surprisingly can be found under....Appliances/Cooking !
Please report any issues (though we've not found any yet) and thanks for testing...

Bob & Numenor

(We'll share all your 'stars' and 'thanks' )

Recolours: (As with all our objects,) please DO NOT post any files that contain my original mesh or Numenors work.

You are free to post your recolour files anywhere (preferably here, in the recolours section).

LOTS: Please do NOT include this (or any other of our joined creations) in any LOT uploads.

If you wish to include them (as an optional download) please use them in your screenshots and then remove the item before packaging your lot. You can then offer a link back to here for people to download the item if they want to. This way, they will always get the most up-to-date file (with any corrections/additions if needed)

Finally, please do not clone or post on pay/subscription sites

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
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Size: 860.4 KB · Downloads: 62,104 · 2nd Feb 2006
860.4 KB 62,104 2nd Feb 2006
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
#201 Old 9th Feb 2009 at 11:57 PM
You didn't put the logo on the clean version of the red stovetop.
Good nonetheless!

ev149 is the new ilikecheeseyoranges
Test Subject
#202 Old 2nd Mar 2009 at 8:34 PM
YaY!! Awesome!
#203 Old 11th Dec 2009 at 12:13 PM
Cool, ehrm... Hot... I mean... Marvellous!! I'm definately gonna give this one a go.

Thank you both for sharing this with us.
Test Subject
#204 Old 10th Jan 2010 at 2:06 PM
im sorry but it doesn't work it normaly works but it keeps saying that its damaged if you can tell me or updated it then that would be perfect and also i use WinRAR so i dont know whats wrong please reply
thanks josh
Test Subject
#205 Old 10th Jan 2010 at 2:11 PM
it dont matter know its working sorry
Top Secret Researcher
#206 Old 9th May 2010 at 5:32 PM
This is an awesome object I use all the time. Thought I'd drop by and say thanks!

I know I can't do it, but I'm still going to do it. - M. C. Escher
Test Subject
#207 Old 28th Aug 2010 at 3:25 PM
brilliant, excellent! tnx!!
Test Subject
#208 Old 18th Nov 2010 at 7:26 AM
LOL i put it on the coffee table
Field Researcher
#209 Old 30th Nov 2010 at 12:30 PM
Thank you two for this awesome and needed download! Just what I've searched for. You're awesome!
Test Subject
#210 Old 15th Dec 2010 at 2:10 AM
This is one of my most used custom items EVER! Thank you so much!
Lab Assistant
#211 Old 18th Dec 2010 at 12:36 AM
Yaeeee!! I know Im a bit late bit i'm just finding all this cool stuff! You guys are amazing!!
Test Subject
#212 Old 1st Jun 2011 at 12:38 AM
This is totally amazing cause the other ones tha I have sometimes are not right but anyway thanks!
Lab Assistant
#213 Old 9th Jun 2011 at 1:05 AM
Wow, I've been wanting one of these for ages. Thanks!
#214 Old 25th Aug 2011 at 3:17 AM
Everytime I think I've got enough I stumble across another object I've just got to have. Thank you, this will go perfect with my wall oven.
Test Subject
#215 Old 26th Aug 2011 at 3:01 AM
This is fantastic! I've been looking for something like this forever! Great job! (Yes, I love my exclamation points.)
Test Subject
#216 Old 13th Feb 2013 at 10:20 PM
LIFE SAVERS..... been lookin high and low for this
Test Subject
#217 Old 15th Jun 2015 at 4:49 AM
Test Subject
#218 Old 4th Dec 2016 at 1:04 AM
muito obrigado
Top Secret Researcher
#219 Old 8th Jan 2017 at 4:31 PM
Thank you
#220 Old 11th Feb 2017 at 10:59 AM
This is ingenious. This makes my kitchen completely flexible in its layout.
Test Subject
#221 Old 8th Apr 2017 at 4:05 PM
Mad Poster
#222 Old 9th Sep 2017 at 12:32 PM
Eleven years after this download first came out, and it still looks and works great. Thank you!
Meet Me In My Next Life
#223 Old 8th Jan 2020 at 12:10 AM
Thank you both for this creation and work and time spent.

"Nothing in life is a Surprise it just happen to come your way at the time".
Top Secret Researcher
#224 Old 19th Apr 2020 at 4:35 PM
Thanks!This would work for some families.
Test Subject
#225 Old 14th Sep 2020 at 1:17 AM
I love your idea, thank you very much for share it :)
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