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Urban Reflections Part 2: The Glass Elevator

by macarossi Posted 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:18 PM - Updated 25th Aug 2007 at 8:27 PM by macarossi
190 Comments / replies (Who?) - 25 Feedback Posts
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.
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
I could write a short story about this elevator. I made the mesh and complete noob that I am, I quite naively thought I just had to register the new guids and voila! the elevator would work as a miracle... and of course, it didn't.
Anyway, now it's fully functional, at least I think it is. I hope you'll give me some feedback.
The mesh is slightly larger than the original Maxis. I figured I could make it bigger as the elevator is supposed to be placed in the middle of the room for everyone to see.

The elevator comes in three colours:gold, silver and offblack.
Specs:
Vertices for the frame are 2148. Just for comparison: Maxis original frame has 3318 vertices, which is quite a bit more.
The doors have not been changed. I was afraid it would mess up the animations so I left the original ones.

Important: you cannot use this elevator in combination with the original Maxis ones. I mean you cannot put an original Maxis elevator and stack the Glass Elevator on top of it (or under it).

Feel free to recolour. Please, do not upload to pay sites.
Enjoy
Tags: #elevator

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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:29 PM
I've been waiting so long to get something like this!
Thanks
Test Subject
#3 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:31 PM
thanks for the upload its awsome!

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Test Subject
#4 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:32 PM
wow! beautiful!
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:34 PM
Thanks, this will look nice in modern buildings.

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Lab Assistant
#6 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:34 PM
i know this is gonna be featured, but this is soo awesome!!!

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Test Subject
#7 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:40 PM
This is great! Do you even realize how long we have been waiting for this?!
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:42 PM
Outstanding work! Thank you so much for sharing. Like the others, I've been waiting for something like this...
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#9 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:45 PM
This is incredible ...You inspire me to make better and better windows with your creations ....This is definatly going to be featured !!!!!
Test Subject
#10 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:46 PM
Been waiting for new elevators, these are awesome. I wish folks would make more houses with elevators instead of stairs. thanks so much
Field Researcher
#11 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:50 PM
Amazing!!! I am totally gobsmacked by your genius!!!!

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Instructor
#12 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:53 PM
Thank you so much. I have been waiting for a decent elevator. It's simply beautiful
Test Subject
#13 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:54 PM
Reminds me of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Or Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator. Very cool upload.

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Lab Assistant
#14 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:54 PM
That's fantastic! Good job!

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Field Researcher
#15 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:55 PM
Absolutely amazing - thanks
Test Subject
#16 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 9:56 PM
This is awesome! Thank you so much!
Test Subject
#17 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 10:03 PM
I love it!!!
Field Researcher
#18 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 10:05 PM
It is so beautiful and elegant. It will look great in my higher-end boutique. Thanks for sharing!

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Greatest Dad Ever
#19 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 10:07 PM
wow i want to know who didnt give this a five stars ???? there should be a special star category for items like this as this is truly amazing !!!
Instructor
#20 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 10:07 PM
really cool!!!!!!!!Thank you for your brilliant work!

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#21 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 10:10 PM Last edited by ghogin : 2nd Aug 2006 at 10:18 PM.
Fantastic incredible job :wow: Thank you SO much for these beautiful elevators...I never used the maxis ones cuz they were just soo ugly. I can't believe how great these look!
Field Researcher
#22 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 10:17 PM
Awesome elevator! I can't wait to try it in the game, great work!
Lab Assistant
#23 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 10:26 PM
These textures are just amazing. The doors were wonderful, but these elevators--woo hoo! You really are your own glamor pack. Thanks so much for these.
Instructor
#24 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 10:27 PM
one of the best meshes that i have ever seen! great work, and when i say that, i mean GREAT WORK! RAH RAH! i know it'll be featured! you're the best macarossi!
Instructor
#25 Old 2nd Aug 2006 at 10:36 PM
Wow! I mean just....WOW! Thank you so much!
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