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Animated - Buoy + Waves Effects - Updated 19-07-2019

by Bakie Posted 31st May 2019 at 4:12 PM - Updated 19th Jul 2019 at 1:19 PM by Bakie
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This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.


Curious about the full waves effects in motion and some more info and example scenes, please click this Youtube Video Link:
Bakies The Sims 4 Custom Content: Animated - Buoy + Waves Effects (it's only 5:09 minutes long)

This file has been UPDATED on 19-07-2019.
Now this item is also placeable on the Ocean's Water Surface
Please RE-DOWNLOAD and delete the old file!


Animated - Animated - Buoy + Waves Effects
More Waves for your beaches!
Place this unlocked buoy onto your water surfaces and activate it with an On/Off interaction to see one of the three possible waves effects.
To choose which effect you want to use on your lot, you can choose between 15 color swatches divided into 3 groups of 5 recolors. Each group of 5 recolors contains one single effect that will be repeated for an infnite time after activation or until you switch it off again.
The first effect is that of a small wave, the second is a much larger one just as the third one. For those last two I recomment to only activate one on your lot as they're quite big.
Curious how these waves effects will look in your game? Then take a look at the video to see them in motion.
I've also added some screenshots here with all 5 buoy recolors and the images from the thumbnail a bit bigger.

An important thing to mention abouth this object, is that you can't use the Recolor Tool to switch from one effect to the other.
The recolor tool only works for switching buoy colors. To switch effect, go into build mode and pick the right swatch.

Another thing that I need to mention is that this effect won't work on each and every lot in each world. I still don't know why this happens as it's a problem on EA's side.
I asked one of the Gurus on twitter about it, but I'm not getting any responce..
The lot on the thumbnail is situated on a 64x64 lot in Windenburg, so that one does work. As far as I know it doesn't work in the entire world of Oasis Springs and Stranger Ville, but maybe some of you wil have other experiences.

Object information:
This mod requires the Cats & Dogs Expansion Pack
It's a standalone object, so it won't override any other objects in game.
You can find the Buoy + Waves Effects in Build mode > Fountains > Fountain Decoration OR type Waves into the search bar.
You can recognize it by my "BakieGaming" icon in the lower right corner of the thumbnail.
The cost are: 16 Simoleons.

Game Requirements:
Cats & Dogs Expansion Pack Required

Game Version:
Tested with gameversion: 1.51.77.1020

Custom Content visible on the Thumbnail
Animated - Water Shimmering
Animated - Unlocked Buoys + Whale & Dolhpin effect
Animated - Seaweed + Sandpipers
Animated - Placeable Birds - Seagulls
Animated - Birdflock Spawner - Seagulls
Animated Unlocked Lobster- & Crab Trap

Walkthrough Grasses - Base Game + Jungle Adventures
Unlocked + Recolored Raisable Rocks - Cliffs
Unlocked + Recolored BaseGame Rocks
Unlocked and Recolored Puddles - NO INTERACTIONS
Unlocked Wooden Sailor Statue + Lifesaver

I Hope you like this Animated - Buoy + Waves Effects!
If you want to use it in screenshots or videos, be sure to give me some credit!

>> Want to share my mods? <<
Besides giving me credit and linking back to this page, I would appreciate it if you could add my video instead of (only) the thumbnail.

Additional Credits:
Thanks to the Sims 4 Studio
Thanks Adobe for making Photoshop



Download files

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BakieGaming-Animated-Buoy-MultipleWavesEffects-UpdatedJuly2019.zip | BakieGaming-Animated-Buoy-MultipleWavesEffects-UpdatedJuly2019

Size: 594.3 KB · Downloads: 5,540 · 19th Jul 2019
594.3 KB 5,540 19th Jul 2019
BakieGaming-Animated-Buoy-MultipleWavesEffects.zip | BakieGaming-Animated-Buoy-MultipleWavesEffects

Size: 594.2 KB · Downloads: 3,676 · 31st May 2019
594.2 KB 3,676 31st May 2019

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Expansion/Stuff packs required:
Sims 4 Cats and Dogs

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Tags: #Sims 4, #Animated, #Buoy, #Buoys, #Waves, #Wave, #Beach, #Sea, #Ocean, #Lake, #Effect, #Effects, #Recolor, #Decoration, #Standalone, #Bakie, #BakieGaming

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