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Mr Maritime Aquarium Default

by PineappleForest Posted 7th Nov 2021 at 4:03 PM - Updated 9th Sep 2022 at 7:37 PM by PineappleForest
4 Comments / replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts, 2 Thanks Posts
09.09.22 Aquarium default updated - fixed dirty state

Default replacement for Mr.Maritime aquarium (Pets EP) includes:

- TXMTs for glass & water
- Texture & TXMT for algae (dirty state)
- Modified mesh
New polycount: 3449 (was 3152)

I've removed the decorative wreck - it's 1024 poly, but you couldn't tell..
If you still need it in the aquarium, it's available as a separate decor item (doesn't require Pets EP)
found in Buymode/Decorative/Sculptures
Cost: 69 S

Default replacement for Pets EP Fish (7-13) comes in two versions:
Blue OR orange fish number 11 (there are six of those in the aquarium) - pick one!
Default includes meshes and three 256x512 fish textures. Fish 11 texture is 128x256.
Three fishes were made invisible.


Please note that screenshots feature my default for base game fish 1-6,
available HERE.
I've updated it with 256x512 textures so if you use an old version, consider replacing it.
512x512 textures look a bit better if you don't have full transparency antialiasing enabled in your game.

Credits:
EA Maxis, SimPE, Compressorizer

Type:
      Global Mods: Mods that change the way the game works without requiring any user intervention.

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

Pets
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
PF_MrMaritimeAquarium[Pets]_Defaults_updated.zip | fixed aquarium Default dirty state

Size: 687.1 KB · Downloads: 869 · 9th Sep 2022
687.1 KB 869 9th Sep 2022
DecoShipWreck.zip | Ship sculpture extracted from MrMaritime doesnt require Pets EP

Size: 258.4 KB · Downloads: 359 · 7th Nov 2021
258.4 KB 359 7th Nov 2021
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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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Test Subject
THANKS POST
#2 Old 7th Nov 2021 at 5:37 PM
Looks beautiful and smooth, thank you!
Link Ninja
THANKS POST
#3 Old 9th Nov 2021 at 7:57 PM
Great replacement. A good find for aquarium lovers that play!
Test Subject
#4 Old 6th Sep 2022 at 5:14 AM
Can you help me? "PF_MrMaritime[PETS]_Aquarium_DEFAULT.package" causes pink flashing in the aquarium when it gets dirty, I don't understand why. I tried removing the file and it stopped happening, but I still don't understand why it happens, since the file has the resources for the dirty state of the aquarium.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#5 Old 9th Sep 2022 at 7:33 PM Last edited by PineappleForest : 10th Sep 2022 at 3:35 PM.
@GOOD_BOYgoneBAD
I've tested this MTS file and indeed it's flashing pink. The one I have in my game works fine.
Not sure what happened here but thanks for letting me know, I'll update the file any time soon. default file has been updated.

Somehow I've shared a wip version of that default, not the one I use in my game. I think I used "fix TGI" on the texture inside,
or maybe on TXMT resource. Some TS2 objects seem to be more sensitive to that than others.