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On the First Day of Christmas

by macarossi Posted 12th Dec 2007 at 5:22 PM - Updated 14th Dec 2007 at 11:04 AM by macarossi
35 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.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Important: all objects except the lamps are base game compatible.

Decorate your sims' houses for Christmas … with snowmen!
There is a snowman candle with a flickering light, which can be found in Decorative/Plants.
There’s a snowman for the mantelpiece (Decorative/Plants), a cute snowman armchair for the kids’ room and a table lamp: a snowman with an animated star.

Light up the rooms with 2 hand painted table lamps – one has the shape of a Christmas ornament and the other one – of a Christmas bell.

An animated musical mobile playing 2 Christmas carols will take care of your toddlers’ motives: fun, bladder, hunger and social. It also increases all sims’ comfort and fun (Decorative/Sculptures)
And there’s an animated tabletop Christmas tree (Decorative/Sculptures) and a Christmas centrepiece with holly (Decorative/Plants).

Warm and wonderful Christmas wishes to everyone in the community!
http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/...masall_optm.jpg

P.S. I just used Numenor's Game Base Starter and checked the objects. Numenor, Thank you for this very useful tool. All the objects, except the llamps, work fine. The lamps are OK when they aren't lit. But somehow I get a flashing blue texture when I turn them on.

Polygon Counts:
1048
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1182

Additional Credits:
My special thanks go to:
Hexameter: thank you so much for you time and patience. Without your help it would have been impossible for me to include sound in the kids’ mobile;
Echo for her excellent and easy to follow tutorials;
Wes_h for his brilliant plug-ins and ideas;
Delphy and all the moderators for keeping this site running and constantly improving it;
And last but not least: everyone in the community;
Tags: #christmas, #xmas, #snowman, #candle, #tree, #kids, #mobile, #lamp

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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SnowmanMantelpiece_macarossi2007.rar

Size: 359.5 KB · Downloads: 8,664 · 12th Dec 2007
359.5 KB 8,664 12th Dec 2007
SnowmanChair_macarossi2007.rar

Size: 327.6 KB · Downloads: 8,081 · 12th Dec 2007
327.6 KB 8,081 12th Dec 2007
ChristmasTreeAndCandles_macarossi2007.rar

Size: 770.3 KB · Downloads: 9,501 · 12th Dec 2007
770.3 KB 9,501 12th Dec 2007
ChristmasTableLamps_macarossi2007.rar

Size: 1.51 MB · Downloads: 8,929 · 12th Dec 2007
1.51 MB 8,929 12th Dec 2007
ChristmasMobile_macarossi2007.rar

Size: 1.07 MB · Downloads: 8,401 · 12th Dec 2007
1.07 MB 8,401 12th Dec 2007
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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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Mad Poster
#2 Old 13th Dec 2007 at 8:12 PM
Merry Christmas to you and everyone. God bless you! Thanks!

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#3 Old 13th Dec 2007 at 8:25 PM
Absolutely beautiful as always, Macarossi - I have everything you've put up and I love it all... one question though... you have OfB, Seasons, and BV marked as required - is that the same for every item in the set? I don't have BV but if I can use some of this lovely set I'd be happy.

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Lab Assistant
#4 Old 13th Dec 2007 at 9:30 PM
A wonderful collection to have in my simmies home, thank you very much and a Merry Christmas to you too.

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Thankyou for your creative works of art.
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Field Researcher
#5 Old 13th Dec 2007 at 9:50 PM
Wonderful Christmas Items..Thank You For Sharing..
Instructor
#6 Old 13th Dec 2007 at 10:35 PM
You are amazing,thank you so much!!!

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Field Researcher
#7 Old 13th Dec 2007 at 11:13 PM
Another beautiful bunch of creations from you!! Thanks you so much!!!

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Mad Poster
#8 Old 14th Dec 2007 at 12:08 AM
The snowmen are so wonderfully cute! Thank you somuch for sharing. Warm and jolly Christmas to you too!
Forum Resident
#9 Old 14th Dec 2007 at 4:01 AM
Wow!! Thats amazing, thanks so much
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Original Poster
#10 Old 14th Dec 2007 at 6:23 AM
Hi HP!
The OBJD parameters for all objects are 0x8b and I followed Numenor's instructions on making base game compatible objects. This should mean that they are base game compatible. But I haven't tested them in a base game only environment.
Scholar
#11 Old 14th Dec 2007 at 7:44 AM
These are lovely, thanks!

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Alchemist
#12 Old 14th Dec 2007 at 9:28 AM
That´s so nice of you to give them toddlers such a nice Christmas gift, the mobile is just cute! Thanks and also Merry Christmas!
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#13 Old 14th Dec 2007 at 11:58 AM Last edited by Sim_Me : 14th Dec 2007 at 11:59 AM. Reason: typo =P
Sooo awesome! Thanks :D

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Field Researcher
#14 Old 14th Dec 2007 at 1:57 PM
It is all wonderful but the mantlepiece snowmen ... well they are extraordinary! Thank you :D
Forum Resident
#15 Old 14th Dec 2007 at 4:02 PM
looks wonderful in game!tree is my fav looks gorgeous in game at night!thanx so much!
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#16 Old 14th Dec 2007 at 6:50 PM
Aww, this is fabulous! Thank you so very much macarossi
You are truly GREAT!!

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Test Subject
#17 Old 14th Dec 2007 at 7:57 PM
Thank you! I love this set - and everything you make. I hope that you have a very Merry Christmas.
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 15th Dec 2007 at 12:04 AM
Very nice! You are very talented. Thanks for the great decorations.


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Forum Resident
#19 Old 15th Dec 2007 at 2:16 AM
Thanks for your beautiful Christmas set. All the items are well done and I don't know what I like best. Merry Christmas to you, too!
hexameter
Top Secret Researcher
#20 Old 15th Dec 2007 at 5:45 AM
This is so great to see what a wonderful Christmas set and to include the toddlers is so cute.
Thank You for being so creative and sharing your talented work with all of us.
Merry Christmas to you and all your loved ones.
Alchemist
#21 Old 15th Dec 2007 at 8:01 AM
Very beautiful objects that you made for Christmas.

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Field Researcher
#22 Old 15th Dec 2007 at 8:49 AM
How did I miss these, they're great. Thanks so very much.
Alchemist
#23 Old 15th Dec 2007 at 9:12 AM
Yes, truly beautiful and detailed. thank you veery much macarossi for this amazing gift and Merry Xmas
Top Secret Researcher
#24 Old 15th Dec 2007 at 10:27 AM
Awww man I've just tested the animated musical mobile in my babies nursery, it is so damn cute! it works perfectly
Thank you so much
Forum Resident
#25 Old 21st Dec 2007 at 4:06 PM
AWESOME!!!! Really nice work,must have!! Thank you many much for sharing
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