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"The Inner Light" Table Lamp [CEP-EXTRA]

by HugeLunatic Posted 3rd Oct 2012 at 4:34 PM - Updated 29th Jan 2013 at 2:41 AM by HugeLunatic
14 Comments / replies (Who?) - 5 Feedback Posts, 9 Thanks Posts
Somewhere along the way EAxis broke the art nouveau table lamp, "The Inner Light". The base game version had three recolors of the glass shade and four recolors of the base. For some reason they changed the subset name in a couple of resources for the base and broke all the original base recolors. The earliest game setup that I found where it was broke is Base + OFB, this is the only AGS I have besides base game so I'm not positive which EP actually broke it (NL or OFB). This mod will restore those lost recolors. Note that any recolors made after EAxis broke this light, will no longer work! This is because they changed the subset name for the base portion.

This file must be installed into Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\zCEP-EXTRA.
**You only need this if you have only base game if you are missing the scroll pieces on the base.

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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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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
#2 Old 3rd Oct 2012 at 5:40 PM
Thank you! I didn't even realize this lamp was broken. Now it will get more use in my game.
Field Researcher
#3 Old 3rd Oct 2012 at 6:01 PM Last edited by DoReMiFaSoLaTiDo : 3rd Oct 2012 at 6:21 PM.
I KNEW there was something wrong with it. Nothing about it made any sense at all.
Thank you SO much for fixing it. Now I can finish my set. Thanks!

Edit: But, what happened to the sticks with circle things? Were those not supposed to be there at all?

Edit2: Or does this "Note that any recolors made after EAxis broke this light, will no longer work" mean I can't color it? I'm putting it in the CEP folder though, so that's unlikely...

Edit3: Hmmmmm... The sticks with circles show up in my game (they didn't in your picture), but only at certain angles.
Field Researcher
#4 Old 3rd Oct 2012 at 6:17 PM
Ooo! Thank you for fixing this! I always had a wee inkling that something wasn't right about this lamp.... And now I know why. Ha, ha! Thank you. Thank you, HugeLunatic.
Field Researcher
#5 Old 3rd Oct 2012 at 6:34 PM Last edited by shastakiss : 3rd Oct 2012 at 6:45 PM.
That Was Fast. You Are Awesome.

edit - ah! mts thwarted my all caps post. But I was yelling.
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#6 Old 3rd Oct 2012 at 7:00 PM
Thank you for this! This is one of my favourite lamps, but I never understood why it seemed to have one only recolourable subset. Now I do. Again, thank you!
#7 Old 3rd Oct 2012 at 7:40 PM
It was NL, btw. I have NL and not OFB and it's only the 3 shades.
Mad Poster
#8 Old 4th Oct 2012 at 12:08 AM
Huh, I was wondering what happened to those other recolours.
Me? Sarcastic? Never.
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Original Poster
#9 Old 4th Oct 2012 at 4:20 PM
Even though shasta was okay without the scrollwork, I think I've got that fixed now. Any recolors you may have made between yesterday and today should be fine. If you don't like the scroll, just be sure to leave that section on the texture blank when recoloring.

Thanks for posting the info that the issue started at NL MattShizzle.


I'm not taking new pics, so use your imagination on what the scrollwork looks like.
Not actually evil.
#10 Old 5th Oct 2012 at 12:36 AM
Adjusting any recolors to work with the fixed lamp is but a minor price to pay for having a fixed lamp. Thanks for fixing!
Lab Assistant
#11 Old 6th Oct 2012 at 3:56 PM
This was one of my favs. Thanks so much for the repair.
Field Researcher
#12 Old 7th Oct 2012 at 6:11 AM
Is the zCEP-EXTRA a folder I have to create myself?
Me? Sarcastic? Never.
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Field Researcher
#14 Old 20th Oct 2012 at 4:13 PM
MattShizzle is right, it did break with NL, because I don't ever remember seeing the scrolls on the lamp. Thank you for this fix! ^_^
Test Subject
#15 Old 11th Nov 2020 at 10:18 PM
This is great!! Thanks!