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The Great Aussie Bathroom

by blake_boy Posted 22nd Jul 2007 at 3:02 PM - Updated 19th Apr 2009 at 5:19 AM by blake_boy
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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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Since takin up a university course in addition to my now part time work, its been quite impossible to get my hands on creating stuff for the sims. But with the 1 months break, i thought id spent a bit of time sharpening my meshing skills, and not surprisingly, I was very rusty at it. So apologies if some of the objects are not polished and so on.

Ive always thought maxis' bathroom stuff are a bit foreign looking to me, so Ive decided to make some common bathroom things (well in Australia anyway) while sharpening my meshing skills with all the nice shapes that bath things challenged me with. Most of the meshes Id just improvised as I made them, but they turned out pretty alright, well thats what I reckon anyway







Where to find the objects (please refer to picture with objects numbered):

BUY MODE:
1), 2) - Plumbing > toilet
3), 4), 5) - Plumbing > sink
6), 7), 12) - Plumbing > tubs
8), 9) - Surface > counter
13), 15), 16) - Decorative > wall hanging

BUILD MODE:
10), 14) - Misc > fences
11) - Misc > gates


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

- Some objects contain recolours, included in the zip with the mesh

- Most of the objects such as the toilets do not have animations, as the designs made the animations awkward. But water still gushes out of taps and shower,/tubs etc

- Ive provided both BASE GAME versions and PETS versions of the bath tubs (6, 7). Both versions are included in the zips, but ive labelled them appropriately (i.e. pets with PETS suffix)

- Shower (12) needs University to function. The showers can be built using the shower screen and door (10, 11) as shown in the pictures, it's pretty versatile though. For 1 tiled showers, you'll need to use the cheat moveobjects on to place the shower inside the screen and door.

- 15, 16 are classified as paintings, but can be used as mirrors

As usual, please report any problems (think i'm really gonna get hammered with the large number of files, there's bound to be some kind of problems) and hopefully you guys'll enjoy the great aussie bath things.

I mentioned this time and time again, but i gotta say thanks to the SimPE creators, the people who provided tutorials in the first place, and lastly, modthesims2 for providing us the medium for creators to share their stuff.





Polygon Counts:
I've arranged the poly counts so they correspond to the numbers given to each object in the picture:

1) - 762
2) - 1488
3) - 1378
4) - 342
5) - 800
6) - 506
7) - 566
8) - 426
9) - 690
10) - 104
11) - 504
12) - 632
13) - 1330
14) - 385
15) - 12
16) - 12

Blake'sBathroomGears = whole set

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 University
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Round-Shower-Basegame.zip

Size: 69.4 KB · Downloads: 17,255 · 19th Apr 2009
69.4 KB 17,255 19th Apr 2009
16) Blake's-Shiny-Painting-Long-1tile.zip

Size: 472.3 KB · Downloads: 33,864 · 22nd Jul 2007
472.3 KB 33,864 22nd Jul 2007
15) Blake's-Shiny-Painting-Wide2tile.zip

Size: 413.5 KB · Downloads: 35,098 · 22nd Jul 2007
413.5 KB 35,098 22nd Jul 2007
14) Blake's-Modern-East-railings.zip

Size: 43.6 KB · Downloads: 36,518 · 22nd Jul 2007
43.6 KB 36,518 22nd Jul 2007
13) Blake's-Towel-Hanger.zip

Size: 141.9 KB · Downloads: 36,947 · 22nd Jul 2007
141.9 KB 36,947 22nd Jul 2007
12) Blake's-Round-Shower.zip

Size: 47.4 KB · Downloads: 44,925 · 22nd Jul 2007
47.4 KB 44,925 22nd Jul 2007
11) Blake's-Glass-Shower-Door.zip

Size: 32.4 KB · Downloads: 46,825 · 22nd Jul 2007
32.4 KB 46,825 22nd Jul 2007
10) Blake's-Glass-Shower-Screen.zip

Size: 6.0 KB · Downloads: 49,021 · 22nd Jul 2007
6.0 KB 49,021 22nd Jul 2007
9) Blake's-Bathroom-Counter-Drawers.zip

Size: 1.26 MB · Downloads: 38,666 · 22nd Jul 2007
1.26 MB 38,666 22nd Jul 2007
8) Blake's-Bathroom-Counter.zip

Size: 1.25 MB · Downloads: 38,801 · 22nd Jul 2007
1.25 MB 38,801 22nd Jul 2007
7) Blake's-Bathtub-Be-Selfish.zip

Size: 632.3 KB · Downloads: 40,259 · 22nd Jul 2007
632.3 KB 40,259 22nd Jul 2007
6) Blake's-Tub-Serenity.zip

Size: 669.2 KB · Downloads: 40,071 · 22nd Jul 2007
669.2 KB 40,071 22nd Jul 2007
5) Blake's-Table-Sink.zip

Size: 348.5 KB · Downloads: 36,755 · 22nd Jul 2007
348.5 KB 36,755 22nd Jul 2007
4) Blake's-Square-Sink.zip

Size: 153.4 KB · Downloads: 37,172 · 22nd Jul 2007
153.4 KB 37,172 22nd Jul 2007
3) Blake's-Semi-Recessed-Sink-Round.zip

Size: 379.2 KB · Downloads: 37,208 · 22nd Jul 2007
379.2 KB 37,208 22nd Jul 2007
2) Blake's-Pegasus-Toilet.zip

Size: 161.4 KB · Downloads: 38,653 · 22nd Jul 2007
161.4 KB 38,653 22nd Jul 2007
1) Blake's-Harmony-Toilet.zip

Size: 157.6 KB · Downloads: 42,034 · 22nd Jul 2007
157.6 KB 42,034 22nd Jul 2007
Blake'sBathroomGears.zip

Size: 6.00 MB · Downloads: 68,472 · 22nd Jul 2007
6.00 MB 68,472 22nd Jul 2007
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
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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Forum Resident
#76 Old 5th Sep 2007 at 4:58 PM
astonishing. thank you fro sharing this great job!
Instructor
#77 Old 7th Sep 2007 at 8:10 AM
Wow, they really are super-dooper fancy bathrooms, Mr Blake! Hope my Sims are richer than I am, because these look as though they are way out of my price range! Really love what you've done - thank you for sharing with us. :D
Field Researcher
#78 Old 7th Sep 2007 at 3:52 PM Last edited by midnightmetal84 : 7th Sep 2007 at 3:57 PM.
Wow! I thought I was gonna have to miss out on this when I saw that Uni was required! I'm so glad it's just needed for the shower. So it's a good thing for me that you included a tub These really look great in the game. Your work never disappoints. It's kind of funny to see my Sim using the toilet without popping up the lid. Doesn't cause any problems with the game, so doesn't bother me at all. Just gave me something to laugh about Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us!

I just wanted to add that I really love the taller painting you've included with the download. There's not one recolor I don't like! Also I love that you make your items affordable without making them seem worthless with five and ten dollar price tags.
Test Subject
#79 Old 11th Sep 2007 at 4:36 AM
beautifull!!!!!!
Thank you for share this wonderfull set with us!!!
Test Subject
#80 Old 15th Sep 2007 at 12:55 PM
truely amazing work
Lab Assistant
#81 Old 20th Sep 2007 at 7:39 PM
This set is awesome! I was afraid you had gone because it was so long without any updates, and I adore your previous sets. Thank God you are still around!!
Test Subject
#82 Old 22nd Sep 2007 at 5:37 PM
Just awesome.
Test Subject
#83 Old 23rd Sep 2007 at 8:43 PM
is there any way to make the shower compaitble without uni? its the best bit out the set imo

thanks
Lab Assistant
#84 Old 4th Oct 2007 at 5:32 AM
That bath is looking fantastic. More than only one masterpiece.
Thank you very, very much. You are a great designer.
Test Subject
#85 Old 5th Oct 2007 at 2:52 PM
Blake thanx for the help + the set= A+++++++++++ FOR YOU X
Banned
#86 Old 8th Oct 2007 at 10:03 AM
WOW!

The Bathtub Picture 7 is the same bathtub my parents have in there ensuite now i can make our house exact.

Thanks alot =]
Instructor
#87 Old 17th Oct 2007 at 6:19 PM
You make such wonderful, quality stuff. Thank you for sharing all this. It makes my Sims' life so much prettier
Field Researcher
#88 Old 17th Oct 2007 at 10:16 PM
These are amazingly well done. Just wonderful! I visited Australia a few years back, and I remember being amazed that something so very familiar could look so very alien! I imagine the same must be true for Aussies looking at American plumbing (even if it's just in the Sims world). The thing that seem most alien was the push-button on the back of the toilet. I kept looking for the little handle!

Thanks again. These are great.

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Lab Assistant
#89 Old 20th Oct 2007 at 6:53 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by gonkski222
The thing that seem most alien was the push-button on the back of the toilet. I kept looking for the little handle!


Lol little handle? Ive never seen a toilet with a handle only push ones. Back on topic. This bathroom is absaloutely georgous. I wish i could mesh. Anyway thanks so much for this .

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Lab Assistant
#90 Old 21st Oct 2007 at 5:42 AM
Your designs are gorgeous. Please keep designing Aussie items! It will good for us Aussie people to stick together through Sims 2!

I Got The University EP!!!!
Test Subject
#91 Old 22nd Oct 2007 at 11:52 AM
Oh my God... I so love it... beautiful! <3

A renovated country-mansion, or something simply out of this world?
Field Researcher
#92 Old 23rd Oct 2007 at 6:58 AM
FINALLY! A beautiful bathtub for my pets! I hate having to use that hideous Maxis bathtub to wash my pets. I had a ton of custom made bathtubs that I cannot even use to wash my pets, and had to spend extra money just to bathe them. Now I don't have to worry anymore.

I absolutely love your collection. The set is extremely modern, gorgeous, and stunningly beautiful. The name lives up to the gorgeousness of these objects. You've done extremely well despite being "rusty." Thank you so forever much for these beautiful objects. I am grateful!

PS. Don't worry about the toilet not animating. As long as it's still usable somehow that's all that matters. hehe. Take care.

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Lab Assistant
#93 Old 24th Oct 2007 at 1:22 AM
I very very like it, thank you so much!
Test Subject
#94 Old 25th Oct 2007 at 10:48 PM
what wallpaper and flooring have you used to model this also where did you get the plants and stuff?

great set thanks
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#95 Old 26th Oct 2007 at 7:58 AM
The wallpapers and flooring I made, the plants and stuff are made by me or maxis. Unfortunately, I really can't share those walls and floors cos my homecrafter keeps stuffing up.
Test Subject
#96 Old 27th Oct 2007 at 2:58 PM
can you put the plants up for download please ?
Test Subject
#97 Old 28th Oct 2007 at 1:04 AM
Can't say it looks much like my bathroom haha but i love it. specially the aboriginal touch. Cheers
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#98 Old 28th Oct 2007 at 2:37 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shoelia
Can't say it looks much like my bathroom haha but i love it. specially the aboriginal touch. Cheers


Haha, yeah my bathroom don't look exactly like these either, more like the cheaper versions of these lol
Test Subject
#99 Old 5th Nov 2007 at 9:10 PM
Wow! you are simply the best. my hubby will lovvvve this set. dont know how u do it but ur awesome!

*hugs*
Annie
Test Subject
#100 Old 6th Nov 2007 at 3:03 AM
Yay! Familiar looking things!
I'm in one of those off the plan houses in the middle of know where, so this stuff really looks like the stuff in my house! I think I'll go update some things. Thanks!

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