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Picked upload! Maxis Match Matrix/Craftsman Windows Expansion Sets 1,2,3&4 - Replaced by a newer version - Please read the 1st line of the post

by tbudgett Posted 17th Sep 2008 at 11:20 AM - Updated 18th Oct 2011 at 1:40 PM by tbudgett : Added New Sets
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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.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
This set has been replaced by the Maxis Matrix/Craftsman Windows Expansion Set with Recolorable Interior & Exterior Frames found HERE

4/27/09 Added Expansion Sets 3 & 4

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This is an expansions set for the Maxis Symmetric Poly-Molecular Matrix Window or Craftsman Window. There are open and closed versions of several windows. Set includes, matching, 1&2tile doors & arches. Diagonals are included (except 2 story window) and each object has a unique GUID. The set is Base Game Compatible.

9/18/08 Added SET 2 it includes:
-3 Windows, 1 Tile and 2 Tile Interior Doors.

4/27/09 Added Set 3 it includes:
-1 Tile Maxis, Kitchen and Tall Windows Centered On 2 Tiles.
-1 Tile Doors and Arch Centered On 2 Tiles.
-2 Tile Maxis and Tall Windows Centered On 3 Tiles.

4/27/09 Added Set 4 it includes:
-2 Tile 2 Story Window

Shutters can be found HERE

This set uses the repository technique as described by [email protected] To recolor use the Maxis Symmetric Poly-Molecular Matrix Window (Craftsman Window). Enjoy!!!

Thanks Marylou for your 3Tile Window Templates, your a life saver. You can find them HERE.

Polygon Counts:
1Tile Privacy Closed- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 424
1Tile Privacy Open- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 432
1Tile Bath Closed- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 512
1Tile Bath Open- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 460
1Tile Kitchen Closed- Staight & Diagonal(Each) 602
1Tile Kitchen Open- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 732
1Tile Maxis Open- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 764
1Tile Tall Closed Window- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 828
1Tile Tall Open Window- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 848
1Tile Arch- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 512
1Tile Door- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 996
2Tile Arch- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 700
2Tile Door- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 1860
2Tile Maxis Closed- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 1284
2Tile Maxis Open- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 1304
2Tile Tall Closed- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 1456
2Tile Tall Open- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 1476
3Tile Tall Closed- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 1956
3Tile Tall Open- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 1999
1Tile Tall Privacy Closed - Staight & Diagonal(Each) 584
1Tile Tall Privacy Open - Straight & Diagonal(Each) 596
1Tile Tall Narrow Closed - Straight & Diagonal(Each) 592
1Tile Interior Door - Straight & Diagonal(Each) 972
2Tile Interior Door - Straight & Diagonal(Each) 1868
2Tile 2 Story Door - 1800
1Tile Maxis Closed Window On 2Tiles- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 764
1Tile Tall Closed Window On 2Tiles- Straight & Diagonal(Each) 828
1Tile Arch On 2Tiles - Straight & Diagonal(Each) 512
1Tile Door On 2Tiles - Straight & Diagonal(Each) 996
2Tile Maxis Closed On 2Tiles - Straight & Diagonal(Each) 1284
2Tile Tall Closed On 2Tiles - Straight & Diagonal(Each) 1456
1Tile Interior Door On 2Tiles - Straight & Diagonal(Each) 972

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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tb-Craftsman_Expansion4.rar | 04/27/09

Size: 21.3 KB · Downloads: 14,161 · 28th Apr 2009
21.3 KB 14,161 28th Apr 2009
tb-Craftsman_Expansion3.rar | 04/27/09

Size: 492.8 KB · Downloads: 14,701 · 28th Apr 2009
492.8 KB 14,701 28th Apr 2009
tb_Craftsman_Expansion2.rar | 04/21/09

Size: 409.1 KB · Downloads: 16,030 · 14th Mar 2009
409.1 KB 16,030 14th Mar 2009
tb_Craftsman.rar | 03/14/09

Size: 838.8 KB · Downloads: 17,984 · 14th Mar 2009
838.8 KB 17,984 14th Mar 2009
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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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Field Researcher
#51 Old 15th Sep 2010 at 12:21 AM
Nice set thanks
2nd Jun 2011 at 12:26 PM
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Test Subject
#52 Old 15th Jan 2015 at 5:59 AM
Lab Assistant
#53 Old 20th Jul 2015 at 5:25 AM
You are truly godly. Thank you.
Test Subject
#54 Old 30th Dec 2015 at 10:34 PM
Thank you so much! I love these windows and doors! :D
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