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Door with glass

by lemoncandy Posted 10th Oct 2009 at 4:58 PM - Updated 29th Dec 2009 at 7:47 PM by lemoncandy
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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.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
I really-really wanted a glassy door for kitchens, patios, balconies and such. I thought EA's "Mags' Door" would be great if it lost the stencil. But it is solid and has nothing to do with glass and my attempts to replace the middle part failed. So I did it the hard way. I cloned another door, that had glass, and replaced the whole mesh instead. This meant that a lot of new problems sprung up, like with the normals and messing up the boneassignments, I'm such an amateur at this... I placed wooden parts in the middle, and finally managed to make it work okay, I hope it will work for you.
Because it is cloned from a metal door, the defaults you will find with it will be metal, so you have to apply a wooden texture to it yourself. Choose horizontal textures, they look better for this door (I had to rotate the texturemap to fit the clone's map.)
Known issues: There are some odd shadowed parts that are visible in sunlight. It's because of the normals, I tried fixing them, this is the best I could do.
This door can be found in the catalog right next to "Mags' Door", it costs 270§.
Let me know if you have any problems with it.



Polygon Counts:
592 faces, 604 vertices.

Additional Credits:
S3PE, S3OC, ObjTool and plugins.
Tags: #door, #glass, #glassy, #patio, #kitchen, #balcony

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Sims 3
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Door_Glassy.rar

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Lab Assistant
#51 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 5:28 AM
oh THANK GOD FOR U!!! u r a saviour! i have been wanting glass doors.

u kno what else i wish i cud find... half windows without glass. i got so much ideas with that one. lol

thanks alot for these.

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Instructor
#52 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 6:09 AM
Awesome! THANKYOU very much
Lab Assistant
#53 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 7:18 AM
I love it, thank you for all your hard work!
Test Subject
#54 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 8:55 AM
i was wondering why the game had so many doors to choose from but forgot the classic and popular french door! thanks for this
Test Subject
#55 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 9:46 AM
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Originally Posted by lemoncandy
Looking forward to see it!

Lucassimone3, the bread and buns are from this mod: http://linna.modthesims.info/download.php?t=353351


Thank you, must have missed it when I was downloading^^
Test Subject
#56 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 10:43 AM
This is great! The Sims 3 is realy lacking good doors (and windows). Keep up the good work!
Lab Assistant
#57 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 11:14 AM
Wonderful door! And amateur, are you crazy? :P
Scholar
#58 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 11:37 AM
This beautiful door makes me dream from a lovely country cottage...I'll build one and it will have your door.Thank you so much for spoiling us with your wonderful talent.Hugs.
Field Researcher
#59 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 12:03 PM
Love it. Thanks.
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Original Poster
#60 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 1:29 PM
I'm glad so many peeps can make a use of this. Have fun with it!
Plasticbox, thanks for making a test, I guess that means the light-transparency is coded in the objects somewhere and doesn't depend on the glass.
Test Subject
#61 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 1:34 PM
These are great, thank you so much for sharing!
Test Subject
#62 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 1:39 PM
You cannot possibly know how badly I have wanted this, thank you sooooo much!
Scholar
#63 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 2:30 PM
It's excellent ! A lot of thanks for this so-useful glassy door lemoncandy !

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Lab Assistant
#64 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 2:36 PM
My SIms 3 game would suck without all the wonderful creations you have given us! You are GOLD!
Lab Assistant
#65 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 3:00 PM
This is really a perfect back door. I know I will be using this design object in a lot of my Sims homes. Thank you for fixing another oversight of EA's.
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#66 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 4:22 PM
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Originally Posted by lemoncandy
Plasticbox, thanks for making a test, I guess that means the light-transparency is coded in the objects somewhere and doesn't depend on the glass.

Light in TS3 seems to work pretty much like TS2 + Radiance mod, for all I know. I'm not familiar with the details of it, but if it's even remotely close to TS2 that means the material or shape doesn't play any role whatsoever – instead, some portals reference a light source that gets activated when they're on an outside wall (they're basically a lamp). From looking at the in-game behaviour, I guess in TS3 the exact size and shape of portal lights might be defined similarly to the indoor sunshadows (they move and they're apparently scaleable; in TS2 this was not the case).

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Test Subject
#67 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 6:22 PM
Oh, thank you, you are such a prune (in danish that is a compliment, I swear!)
I have been looking for something like this door for my terrasses and balcony for a very long time. Just what I needed.
Lab Assistant
#68 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 7:50 PM
I can't wait to try this in my game! I was having trouble finding appropriate doors for certain house designs....thank you for sharing.
Test Subject
#69 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 10:06 PM
Thank you so much for your had work in creating this much needed door. I am with you it bugged me that there was no clear glass door that was good for the kitchen. Luv it kudos.
Test Subject
#70 Old 12th Oct 2009 at 3:49 AM
there was a same exact door in ts1 and i always missed it in my game!!!!!
Test Subject
#71 Old 12th Oct 2009 at 8:19 PM
lovely
Lab Assistant
#72 Old 12th Oct 2009 at 8:58 PM
i really needed a glass door and i love your creations!
Lab Assistant
#73 Old 12th Oct 2009 at 11:41 PM
I love this - so simple and pretty! Definitely something people will be downloading and enjoying for a long time. Thank you!
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