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Recolors of Marvine's animated spiral stairs

by JLonier Posted 4th May 2008 at 10:27 AM - Updated 3rd Sep 2008 at 12:09 AM by JLonier : Damn typos, how'd they get there!
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This is a new mesh recolour, and means that you will need to download the particular mesh itself in order for this to show up in your game. See the Meshes Needed section or read the text for more information.
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I can't believe no one has recolored these yet. At least not here. Probably the single most wanted stair item for this game evar!!! I've done five of the stair with the railing as it's the one I always use. I have no plans to recolor the others at this time. I wanted these colors for my own game and since they turned out so well decided to share them.

The only reason I used a new texture is because I couldn't get the white to look anything but washed out on Marvine's lovely wood texture. I then tried several other textures with white... none of which looked any better. So, I was lazy with the white and only used a bit of noise and blurr. Better than flat white, but not by much. At least I now have white! I tried marble too, which looked really, really good, but isn't realistic for this sort of stair. It would be waay too heavy in RL. The red, black, brown, and grey are textured. It's not supposed to be anything in particular. Just looked good on the mesh and added some interest. As do the dog and cat in my screenies. :P

So, five colors of Marvine's fantasic mesh with a new texture. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did making it!

It's probably silly to even say this as I imagine there isn't anyone in the TS2 universe who doesn't have these... Make sure you grab Marvine's mesh from the link below in order for these to show up in your game.

The terms of use for these recolors is limited to Marvine's policy. For myself, do what you will with my creations just don't claim them as your own. I don't know why anyone would want to anyway! It's far too easy and too much fun to do it yourself anyway.

Jenn




Additional Credits:
Lethe and HystericalParoxysm for hints, tips, humour, and allowing me to pick their brainz about white and texturing. Thank you, ladyeez.
Tags: #Marvine, #spiral, #stair, #recolor

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Test Subject
#2 Old 4th May 2008 at 10:33 AM
Awesome recolours!

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Scholar
#3 Old 4th May 2008 at 10:37 AM
Yep thank you JLonier and the white version will be great in neat / modern house. A welcome addition !
PS : I like the screens with the pets. :D

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Instructor
#4 Old 4th May 2008 at 10:41 AM
Love the recolors; they look great! I've seen recolors at all4sims.de and MATY (if you are interested) but these are another excellent addition to my collection. Thanks so much for sharing them!
Field Researcher
#5 Old 4th May 2008 at 10:47 AM
Kewl i was waiting for some recolors of these stairs, and the white and grey ones will be nice to use (as if it's metal). Thank you very much !
Field Researcher
#6 Old 4th May 2008 at 11:36 AM
Lab Assistant
#7 Old 4th May 2008 at 11:48 AM
These are fab! many thanks :D
Forum Resident
#8 Old 4th May 2008 at 12:57 PM
These are great! Especially that white one will come in handy. Thank you very much!

P.S: I love the pets in the pictures. That dog is Cyd Roseland's isn't it?
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Original Poster
#9 Old 4th May 2008 at 1:58 PM
It is Cyd Roseland's dog! In my simmie world he's an architect who fell in love on the internet. :P

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Top Secret Researcher
#10 Old 4th May 2008 at 3:32 PM
i really like these stairs and some more recolours are very welcome! thanks!!!
Field Researcher
#11 Old 4th May 2008 at 5:20 PM
I think everone agrees, the white ones will be used alot. Thank you very much.

ClicknPsycho
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 4th May 2008 at 5:30 PM
I was wondering who would recolor it and yes! you did and it's in white - that's exactly what i'm looking for thank you!!!

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Test Subject
#13 Old 4th May 2008 at 5:38 PM
I've always wanted white... thanks for sharing these! Very nice. :D
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#14 Old 4th May 2008 at 7:34 PM
Cute cats make any screenshot better!

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Instructor
#15 Old 4th May 2008 at 7:38 PM
Love it!
Test Subject
#16 Old 4th May 2008 at 11:23 PM
Amazing! I was just thinking about how much I wanted a white recolor of these stairs! I was going to do it myself but I've got so many projects going right now... so thanks loads! Fantastic job, I love them :-)
Mad Poster
#17 Old 5th May 2008 at 12:49 AM
Do these recolors work on the "simple" stairs, that is without the railing? That's the one I have and I like it the best for its simplicity. Thanks for these recolors by the way = really needed!
Scholar
#18 Old 5th May 2008 at 1:59 AM
A perfect addition for perfect stairs. Thank you for these excellent recolors

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Lab Assistant
#19 Old 5th May 2008 at 5:01 AM
Thanks for these stairs! Especially for an added benefit: I'd consider myself very active in the Sims community, but somehow the spiral stairs slipped past me! I must have been hiding under some sort of selective rock without even realizing ... So thank you for bringing this to my attention, as well as your wonderful recolors.
Field Researcher
#20 Old 5th May 2008 at 5:08 AM
Your work is much appreciated

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Top Secret Researcher
#21 Old 5th May 2008 at 5:27 AM
Yes, for me who uses these stairs a lot I am so happy to see some recolors.
The more the merrier as I say.
Thank You.
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#22 Old 5th May 2008 at 9:15 AM
No, these are only for the stairs with the railing as it's the one I use the most. Sorry.

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Mad Poster
#23 Old 5th May 2008 at 6:33 PM
Thanks, JLonier, for the info. I like your recolors so much I picked up the spiral stairs with railings too! Thanks!!
Field Researcher
#24 Old 6th May 2008 at 4:49 AM
These are great!

I occasionally use the matching fences that Marvine made with his original colors. I know fences can't simply be recolored, they have to be cloned, but if you end up making the matching fences, it would be awesome if you uploaded them here.
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Top Secret Researcher
#25 Old 10th May 2008 at 7:05 AM
Yay!! I was just wishing I had some recolors of this staircase.... Thank you!!!
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