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Picked upload! Vielle (Medieval Violin)

by Esmeralda Posted 18th May 2016 at 6:26 PM - Updated 18th May 2016 at 7:29 PM by Esmeralda : Minor typo edit
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I'm on a bit of a musical instrument-making spree at the moment, and here is a funky old vielle to complete a set of three types of medieval instruments following my Medieval/Renaissance-Style Piano and Lute. It's found in the Activities section in Buy Mode, where the violins are found, and costs 425 simoleons.

This ancient basic rough-and-ready instrument is in three funky textures as below. It has geostates, so it sits on a stand which disappears when your sim uses the violin and then reappears when he/she puts the violin back down.



In use, my sims look really miserable playing them at first:



I do find it hilarious how terrified the sims look when first learning to play violin. (The lutenist is also looking tense at all the squeaky violin-playing surrounding her):



But finally they level up and are looking a little happier:



Thanks for looking, hope you'll find this useful to add to your medieval musical instrument collection.


INSTALLATION:
Unzip the zip file and move the .package file to your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods folder.

Polygon Counts:
Vielle 1357, stand 202.

Additional Credits:
Meshed by me in Milkshape, plus recycled modified EA neck and stand. Packed with TSRW.

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Style: Antique Retro Fantasy
Room: Living Outdoor
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Tags: #violin, #fiddle, #medieval, #historic, #antique, #fantasy

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