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Picked upload! B.o.K (The Book of Knowledge)

by cmomoney Posted 30th May 2010 at 8:35 PM - Updated 15th Oct 2012 at 3:24 PM by cmomoney
115 Comments / replies (Who?) - 24 Feedback Posts
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.


So now your bookshelves are all filled with clutter, but you have nowhere to put your books? Behold, The Book of Knowledge (echoes)! This book has the capacity of a bookshelf, in the size of a book, to be placed on shelves, desks, tables, end tables, ect.


Just click on the book, select "open Book of Knowledge" and drag and drop books from/ to the sim's inventory for reading. note: The "Put Away" option does not apply to this object. You must drag the book to/from the sim's inventory.

But wait there's more...


It is wrapped in fine high-grade leather in three preset colors: red w/gold text, blue w/gold text, and blue w/o text. It has two recolorable channels (great for personalizing book collections). And that's not all...

Did I mention that they are stackable? That's right, you can have your book collections in a neat stack on a shelf, or a not-so-neat stack on the floor (some other objects can also be placed on top of the book). How high is up to you...

Act now and get The Book of Knowledge for the low price of 45 siml. Found in Surfaces/Storage.

Polys: 36

Updated: 11.7.10
Updated for Late Night. (Ambitions version depreciated)

Updated: 6.6.10
Added interaction to add books from family inventory
Added version updated for Ambitions


Additional Credits:
Special thanks to buzzler, for giving me the final piece I needed to make this work how I wanted.

Thanks to those who suggested I make this.

Thanks to Wes Howe, Inge Jones and PLJones, Ceixari, ChaosMageX, and Delphy for the tools.
Tags: #bookshelf, #book, #shelf, #shelves, #books

Type:

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: 1.8
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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cmomoney_Bookshelf_B_o_K.rar | Updated 11.7.10 for Late Night

Size: 75.7 KB · Downloads: 25,621 · 30th May 2010
75.7 KB 25,621 30th May 2010
cmomoney_Bookshelf_B_o_K(Ambitions).rar | DEPRECIATED

Size: 74.9 KB · Downloads: 14,108 · 6th Jun 2010
74.9 KB 14,108 6th Jun 2010
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

See: Game Help:TS3 CC Basicswiki for a full guide!
 
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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 30th May 2010 at 8:53 PM
Great idea! Awesome space-saver and perfect for poor sims just starting out. Nice work, thanks!
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 30th May 2010 at 10:06 PM
Haha I was actually going to try and make something like this and call it a kindle. It would also be able to purchase books right there and you just read the physical object.
Alchemist
#4 Old 30th May 2010 at 10:14 PM
Amazing and adorable
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Original Poster
#5 Old 30th May 2010 at 10:34 PM
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Originally Posted by jadaytime
Haha I was actually going to try and make something like this and call it a kindle. It would also be able to purchase books right there and you just read the physical object.


What's stopping you? Sounds like a good idea to me.

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Test Subject
#6 Old 30th May 2010 at 11:41 PM
Amazing
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#7 Old 30th May 2010 at 11:51 PM
Wow! This is amazing! I thought bookshelves weren't creatable yet? And chance you would be willing to tell us how you did it?

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Original Poster
#8 Old 31st May 2010 at 12:17 AM
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Originally Posted by whitewaterwood
Wow! This is amazing! I thought bookshelves weren't creatable yet? And chance you would be willing to tell us how you did it?


I gave it it's own script class that uses the bookshelf class and disables all the options but "open bookshelf", since the other options have animations that depend on routing slots and such.

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Mad Poster
#9 Old 31st May 2010 at 12:45 AM
This is a really nifty idea, thank you!
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#10 Old 31st May 2010 at 1:03 AM
Great idea! Now I could make those scary stacks of books teetering on my desk, like in real life, and have them be readable and usable by my sims! If I played TS3, that is. If I ever do, my DL folder will be chock full of your useful stuff.

Someone really needs to make a Monty Python's Big Bok recolor for this.

edti: Big round of applause for discovering something new and implementing it so nicely.

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Mad Poster
#11 Old 31st May 2010 at 1:34 AM
Agreed! Fabulous work and space saver for very tiny homes. Thanks alot.

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Instructor
#12 Old 31st May 2010 at 1:36 AM
Wwwwwoow Thanks!
Instructor
#13 Old 31st May 2010 at 1:50 AM
Awesome! I especially love that it's CAStable. Thanks!
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 31st May 2010 at 4:27 AM
Excellent! Thank you (again) ...
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 31st May 2010 at 4:45 AM
Oh useful and awesome work ty a lot!

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Field Researcher
#16 Old 31st May 2010 at 4:54 AM
what a cool idea!!! now you have saved my simmies from having to put unsightly bookshelves all over the place. how very clever
Lab Assistant
#17 Old 31st May 2010 at 7:01 AM
Astonishing, incredible, you're a genius! Thanks a lot!
Field Researcher
#18 Old 31st May 2010 at 7:08 AM
I was just thinking how good it would be if there was some way to put books in the clutter-cases. This is wonderful!
Eminence Grise
#19 Old 31st May 2010 at 9:25 AM
LOL -- you win the prize for creating a problem (bookcases that no longer hold books) and then solving it (book you can put on those bookcases)!

Seriously, very ingenious indeed, and so nicely implemented with the lil touches like the stackability and the recolorability.
Wiki Wizard
#20 Old 31st May 2010 at 10:16 AM
Zomg stackableness!! *dies*


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Field Researcher
#21 Old 31st May 2010 at 12:14 PM
Fantastic idea and it's stackable! Thank you very much. 8-)

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Field Researcher
#22 Old 31st May 2010 at 12:27 PM
Slick and shrewd idea! Thanks!
Instructor
#23 Old 31st May 2010 at 3:30 PM
Thank you very much for this unique book storage device. Since we have to drop and drag books, I assume that Sims will not autonomously read books if this is the only book storage in the lot and there are no books in their inventory. If so, I think this is a great way to control what and when our Sims read.
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#24 Old 31st May 2010 at 3:41 PM
Great work! Your collection is coming along quite nicely :-)
Test Subject
#25 Old 31st May 2010 at 4:39 PM
OMG! Finally, stacks and stacks of books for a bookworm! Thank you!
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