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Socialite Expansion Set - Part One

by leefish Posted 25th Mar 2009 at 11:15 PM - Updated 28th Jan 2012 at 2:44 PM by leesester
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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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I started these windows a long time ago, then I saw that fway was making them so I abandoned them a couple of windows in. Then, sadly, fway had a total harddrive failure before he had the chance to upload. So I started again - but RL and train stations got in the way, and so several months later, here it is, the Socialite Expansion Set, Part 1.



The set is quite small as there are two different socialite windows - the Perfect Pediment and the Classical Curves. This set is the Perfect Pediment and consists of four windows and two doors. The pic above shows a 1 tile version of the Maxis window; as you can see, I made it so it tiles.



I took the big window and shrank it down to a petite version of itself, and made a 1 tile and 2 tile version of it - (see picture with all 4 windows) and made a privacy window as well.

But what are windows without doors? I had a request to make a one tile version of the Socialite double doors, and while making it thought it would be cool if I could get a surround on it to match the windows. I managed it, just, and - see pic - it tiles and so looks very grand.



Of course not everyone likes grand so I am also uploading the original requested door by Phaenoh. The stone surround door looks like this on the inside.



And finally - yes, these are custom windows, so I took an interior shot for you to see that the small windows sit nicely above a counter. See screenshots at end of post.

LATE EDIT: I forgot to mention, these are repository windows and doors and so will pick up any recolours of the original Maxis items that you may have in your downloads folder. In the related tab there is a link to Guardgians white recolours of the doors used in this set.




Polygon Counts:
POLY COUNTS APPLY TO DIAGONAL AND STRAIGHT

Equally Eloquent Doorway = 1324 polys and 350 simoleons
Perfect Pediment Door = 1666 polys and 350 simoleons
Petite Perfect Pediment 1 tile and 2 tile = 1066 polys and 170 simoleons
Perfect Pediment Window 1 tile = 1082 polys and 293 simoleons
Private Perfect Pediment Window = 566 polys and 85 simoleons

Additional Credits:
Maxis, for providing the original mesh and textures, SIMPE, Phaenoh for asking for the door, all the tutorial writers on MTS2, fway for being a sport and helping me when my UV map got screwed up, and MTS2 for giving me a place to share my stuff.

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

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#51 Old 21st Nov 2011 at 8:50 PM
These look very lovely, Lee. I confess that I didn't download these before because I didn't like the original door and the stone windows don't fit the style of what I usually build. But since I laboriously re-re-colored the door just last night...I like it a lot better now, and now I'll probably use it and...yeah. Hopefully my door recolors won't look crappy on the versions in this set. I just uploaded them and downloaded these, so I guess I'll see when next I fire up my game to actually play it.

Thanks, as always, for all your hard work. I'm totally one of your biggest fans.

(Who me? A stalker? Nooooooooo... )
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#52 Old 21st Nov 2011 at 10:00 PM
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Originally Posted by iCad
These look very lovely, Lee. I confess that I didn't download these before because I didn't like the original door and the stone windows don't fit the style of what I usually build.


Exactly. I made these back in the day when I made things so that people would "like" me. Hah. Now I make what I want - or make things for people who I know who may ask me to make something.

I remade these windows to fit what I want and I use em all the time >> see pic



They are in final stages for uploading now, and I like them very much. I have thought about doing them for sims3 as well, but I don't think I will bother. TS3 players seem to go for a more modern style somehow.

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Undead Molten Llama
#53 Old 22nd Nov 2011 at 10:34 PM
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Originally Posted by leesester
Exactly. I made these back in the day when I made things so that people would "like" me. Hah. Now I make what I want - or make things for people who I know who may ask me to make something.


I'm hideously selfish. Everything I've made, I've made for me. Well, OK, so I've fulfilled a couple of requests here and there, but other than that, it's all about ME, and stuff that I wanted! :D

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Originally Posted by leesester
I remade these windows to fit what I want and I use em all the time >> see pic


That is an adorable little house. The floor plan is very nice and compact (I like angled entryways), and I love the windows/doors; I didn't even realize that they were related to the AL windows. The originals are kind of...ponderous, as I guess they're supposed to be, but those are lovely, especially on stone exteriors like that. And since they DO have wooden insides, so I discovered last night...MWAHAHAHAHAH! Heck, maybe I'll even mess with the stone to make 'em match sarah*rose's recolored stone walls that I luff so much...

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Originally Posted by leesester
They are in final stages for uploading now, and I like them very much. I have thought about doing them for sims3 as well, but I don't think I will bother. TS3 players seem to go for a more modern style somehow.


I can't wait to get a whole set. And to TS3, I say: :p

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#54 Old 28th Jan 2012 at 8:16 PM
would be so awesome, if these were available for sims 3, too *.*
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#55 Old 10th Apr 2014 at 3:00 AM
Then again, maybe the privacy one from the perfect pediment will work better for my lot. Will just have to see. Either way, thanks again!
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#56 Old 19th Oct 2014 at 11:13 PM
I love add-ons! Thanks!
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#57 Old 15th Jan 2015 at 5:22 AM
thanks
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