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Gem & Metal Processing Machine *Compatible with 1.55*

by treeag Posted 18th Feb 2010 at 12:08 PM - Updated 22nd Aug 2013 at 11:39 AM by treeag
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Updated for 1.55 and IP

This was requested a while back, and last week I finally got around to making it. Basically this is a modded object that will cut your gems and smelt your metal ores, and also enlarge them on demand.

It can not, however, enlarge your space rocks. Trying to do so may result in an undesirable outcome and I take no responsibility for any damage or loss of those rocks You are very welcome to try though, just save your game first if you love your space rocks. No, it won't cause a BFBVFS, it's just a small "feature" I added for fun.

It's cloned from the fortune cookie maker, so the animation is a bit off. But let's just pretend the machine needs to be fed to process our gems and metals It won't have any animation if you don't have WA.

It's available in the catalog under Misc Appliances and it costs §50,000. All types of cuts are available (provided you have the required EPs installed), including "Random". The machine will also produce a pile of gem dust for every gem cut.

There's also a new experimental feature I've just added, transfiguration. It basically uses the game's code, but only for rock/gem/metal. You can put less than 8 things in and it'd still do the transfiguration.

Also, due to popular demand lately, I added a custom icon so you can find it in the catalog easily. It may be not too pretty, but it holds a special meaning to me so do not complain

Compatibility: 1.50 and up.


-Updated for 1.50.
-The machine will now produce a pile of gem dust for every gem cut.

-Updated for 1.38.

2011/10/21 :
-Updated for 1.26/10.0.

2011/06/20 :
-Updated for 1.22/2.16/3.12/4.9/5.7/6.4/7.2/8.0.

2010/10/29 :
-Updated for 1.17/2.12/3.8/4.5/5.2/6.0.

2010/08/16 :
-Added Italian translation (Credit: Cristina).

2010/08/13 :
-Updated for 1.12/2.7/3.3/4.0.
-Added an experimental feature, Transfiguration.

2010/02/27 :
-Translations added: German (Credit: crinrict), Chinese and Taiwanese (Credit: wheatberry)
Tags: #rgm, #rock, #gem, #metal, #cut, #smelt, #machine, #gems, #metals, #enlarge, #large, #cheese


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

Sims 3
Built with Game Version: 1.50
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See: Game Help:TS3 CC Basicswiki for a full guide!
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Test Subject
#226 Old 30th Dec 2014 at 9:41 PM
It's really helpful
Thanks a lot! :D
Test Subject
#227 Old 8th Jan 2015 at 6:25 AM
its great ! Thank you!
Test Subject
#228 Old 9th Mar 2015 at 2:32 AM
Muchas gracias por la maquina. Thank you very much!
Field Researcher
#229 Old 15th Nov 2015 at 5:48 PM
Does anybody know if this was ever updated to work with the new traits/journal/DNP or if it will work for 1.67? And what about the instability issues?
Test Subject
#230 Old 23rd Feb 2016 at 8:54 PM
Is this compatible with 1.67?
Test Subject
#231 Old 1st May 2016 at 11:28 AM Last edited by Philogino : 1st May 2016 at 1:35 PM.
A Maquina custa 50 mil!!!!!! isso é um absurdo. 5 mil seria o suficiente!
( The machine cost 50 000 !!!!!! this is nonsense. 5000 would be enough! )
Test Subject
#232 Old 8th Dec 2016 at 1:21 PM
Originally Posted by Philogino
A Maquina custa 50 mil!!!!!! isso é um absurdo. 5 mil seria o suficiente!
( The machine cost 50 000 !!!!!! this is nonsense. 5000 would be enough! )

What a PERFECT MOD, the only problem for me is the price of the machine. Could anyone make a version of this machine worthing $1000? Please please please..... Cause honestly, when my sims have that kind of money (50000), I'm done collecting... Thanks!!!
Test Subject
#233 Old 17th Jun 2018 at 4:32 AM
compatible with 1.67?

not being able to use HTML code in your signatures makes this site a living hell for me
Test Subject
#234 Old 27th Dec 2018 at 2:26 AM
Getting a lot of use out of this thing. (at 1.69 and it works) Regarding the animation. In RL considering the number of toxic chemicals used in smelting, I see nothing wrong with the "feeding the machine" animations. This is great.
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