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Picked upload! Summer Fun Playset **Updated 3-22-13**

by Honeywell Posted 22nd Mar 2013 at 10:20 AM - Updated 22nd Mar 2013 at 8:20 PM by Honeywell
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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.
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Updates

3-22-13 Fixed a problem with the monkey bars adding an invisible recolor to the Maxis monkey bars. Please download the HW_summerFunPlayset_EVERYTHING zip and allow the new files to overwrite the old -- sorry for the inconvenience.


Summer Fun Playset

When I saw this bee themed playset from the Sims 3 Seasons expansion pack there was no doubt in my mind I would be converting it for the Sims 2, I just didn't expect it to take so long! Assigning joints, morphing meshes, extending footprints and fixing countless self referencing BHAVs were the easy parts. Recoloring these so it looked like a cohesive set? That was the hard part for me but I finally settled on a bright, cheerful color scheme to match the fun caterpillar swing and the flowery decals on the lookout tower. I hope you enjoy it.

The set includes six meshes, that have two subsets you can mix and match and everything can be found in the catalog under Hobbies / Recreation. I wanted the set to be large enough for community lots (was thinking parks and schools) so I added matching monkey bars and the large 5x5 sandbox from Generations. Click the button for more information:


Terms of Use:
There are none. The PSD files I made with the original textures are HERE if anyone wants to recolor these.

Special Thanks:
Go to mustluvcatz, justsimaround, meetmetotheriver, fivegigs, lipe2k, kalisasims, sushigal007, voleste, truebloodsims, lestrangeramblings, thetragicclown, and divasim for your input when I was spamming asking for feedback on tumblr. I haven't quite got the hang of replies yet but I appreciated each and every note. Thank you.

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Additional Credits:
SimPE, AGS, s3pe, s3oc, Gimp 2.8, Fraps, Milkshape, and EA for the meshes and textures. I'd also like to thank Echo not just for cloning her mesh but I think almost every single skill that I needed to know in order to convert this set all came from reading her tutorials at one time or another. Thank you.



Download files

Filename Size Downloads Date
HW_summerFunPlayset_EVERYTHING.zip | Includes everything for those with the APARTMENT LIFE expansion pack.

Size: 3.98 MB · Downloads: 30,164 · 22nd Mar 2013
3.98 MB 30,164 22nd Mar 2013
HW_summerFunPlayset_BASEGAME.zip | Includes the swing and sandbox which only require the basegame.

Size: 953.9 KB · Downloads: 20,544 · 22nd Mar 2013
953.9 KB 20,544 22nd Mar 2013

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Expansion/Stuff packs required:
Sims 2

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Tags: #honeywell, #playground, #sims 3 conversion, #lookout tower, #sandbox, #sand box, #slide, #sliding board, #spring rider, #swing, #swing set, #monkey bars, #park, #school, #toys, #playground equipment