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Bon Voyage Texture Referencing

by Cocomama Posted 17th Jan 2009 at 6:54 AM - Updated 14th Mar 2009 at 1:58 PM by Cocomama : Update for foreign languages
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This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.
Update feb 1 2009
Well nobody complaint about it, but I have attached a new .RAR that contains all TRfiles that will now display the Texture Referencing text in English (when hovered over in Bodyshop) if you have the game installed in any other language than English.
If your game lanquage is English, you don't need this, only replace the updated files for Mesh-Coc-MTlumberjack in the comment-post as that was missing the TR-text completely.
All files have the same name and will overwrite the previous version.

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Info
Here is a bunch of very tiny files that will make a lot more clothing avialable for you to choose from when playing with the Bon Voyage expansion.

As there are no textures files included you must have the Bon Voyage expansionpack installed as that is required for the files to work.

Some time ago Plasticbox posted some "light" versions of ageconversion meshes I've made, and when Phaenoh posted a tutorial how to do that and how to get rid of that custom star by giving proper expansion- or stuffpack labels, I thought it was time to actually do it.
It makes such nice tiny sized packages that will take little space in your downloadsfolder, and are great for slower computers.
My CAS and Bodyshop look so much cleaner now, I even sometimes couldn't find clothing anymore, because without that custom star it looks like regular Sims2 stuff ! And, as this clothing is now also townie-friendly, it is possible townies will wear it too!

In the comments will be a new post for every file with an explanation about the content and what it does.

I'll start with the "light" = Texture Referencing files for my meshes that are already uploaded here on MTS2, followed by TR (Texture Referencing) and DR (Default Replacement) files that allow some clothing to appear in Bodyshop and CAS and/or for additional ages.

Installation

You can place the DR-files =Default Replacements and the Texture Referencing (TR)files in your Downloads folder, but be carefull !! the delete button will be enabled in CAS and Body Shop.
Do not remove/delete this clothing in CAS or Bodyshop as that could cause damage to your game files!
All clothing has the proper expansionpack label and will appear among the other clothing of the Bon Voyage expansion pack, so biggest change is you won't even notice that it actually is custom content, and will try to delete it. Trial an error are the only way to find out, but a full re-install is not something I'm willing to risk right now.
All TRfiles are clearly labelled as TR (Texture Referencing) with the color, so you can carefully choose which files/colors you want installed.

If you want to be sure you don't accidently delete these files you can try to place them directly, or make a subfolder, in the following location and put the files there instead of in your Downloads folder.
C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 FreeTime\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins (or whichever is your highest expansion pack folder).
Or here: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 Highest Expansion Pack You Have\TSData\Res\Catalog\Skins
On my computer that worked for the DRfiles, but didn't work for the TRfiles, but maybe it will work on yours, seems it much depends on what other stuffs you have installed.

Here is the link to Phaenoh's upload "Conversion Content", that started this whole idea of texture referencing. http://www.modthesims2.com/download.php?t=276659

If you would like to learn how to do all of this yourself, take a look at the great tutorials I have used.

-How to remove the custom content star Tutorial from Phaenoh
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=304205

-How To: Age Conversion Repository Clothing Texture Referencing
Tutorial from Phaenoh
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=300954

And here is a link to the "light" edits that Plasticbox made
http://www.modthesims2.com/download.php?t=286425&c=1
http://www.modthesims2.com/download.php?t=286427

Here is the link to Moraque's tutorial "How to Unlock the Hidden Clothing" that I've used to unlock the hidden clothing in Bon Voyage.
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=38392

Special thanks to Phaenoh for the tutorials and help me to find where to put the files, Moraque for the Unlock tutorial and Rubberboy for checking the grammar.

I hope all the information is clear now, please let me know if something is not right, Happy Simming, Coco

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

Sims 2 Bon Voyage
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
All-TR-files-BV-ForeignLanquages.rar

Size: 88.9 KB · Downloads: 608 · 2nd Feb 2009
88.9 KB 608 2nd Feb 2009
Downloads are in the comments.rar | Don't download this-Upload-text

Size: 1.8 KB · Downloads: 572 · 18th Jan 2009
1.8 KB 572 18th Jan 2009
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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\
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#2 Old 11th Jan 2009 at 8:27 PM Last edited by Cocomama : 14th Mar 2009 at 1:33 PM.
Default Bon Voyage Texture Referencing
One of the ageconversion meshes for teens now made to reference the ingame textures. Mesh included.

Mesh-Coc-MTvillian polycount= 2264 conversion from a hidden mesh in Bon Voyage 1 texture categorized as formal
Allosim made the adultmesh (it's the pickpocket man) unhidden and available for Elders here: http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=303186

The UVmap and more pictures of the mesh can be found in the original thread that you can find here
http://www.modthesims2.com/download.php?t=312097
Screenshots
Download - please read all instructions before downloading any files!
File Type: rar Mesh-Coc-MTvillian-BVConversion-TextureReferencing.rar (116.5 KB, 338 downloads)
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#3 Old 11th Jan 2009 at 9:07 PM Last edited by Cocomama : 14th Mar 2009 at 1:35 PM.
Default Age Conversion MTlumberjack
Conversion for male teen from Bon Voyage Adult mesh "lumberjack" now made to reference the ingame textures. Mesh included.

Updated feb 1 2009 to include TRtext when hovered over in Bodyshop.

Mesh-Coc-MTlumberjack polycount= 2632 with 4 EAmaxistextures in Casual

The UVmap and additional pictures can be found in the original post here:
http://www.modthesims2.com/download.php?t=309719
Screenshots
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File Type: rar Mesh-Coc-MTlumberjack-BVconversion-TextureReferencing.rar (144.1 KB, 315 downloads)
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#4 Old 11th Jan 2009 at 9:21 PM Last edited by Cocomama : 14th Mar 2009 at 1:37 PM.
Default Age Conversion FTlumberjill
A teen Conversion of the adult female lumberjackmesh from BV with Texture Referencing files for the 1 female adult texture and the other 3 are originally malelumberjack textures categorized as everyday. Mesh included.

Mesh-Coc-FTlumberjill polycount 2624 4 textures Casual

The UVmap and additional info/pictures you can find in the original upload here
http://www.modthesims2.com/download.php?t=310542
Screenshots
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File Type: rar Mesh-Coc-FTlumberjill-BVconv-TextureReferencing.rar (139.3 KB, 322 downloads)
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#5 Old 11th Jan 2009 at 10:40 PM Last edited by Cocomama : 14th Mar 2009 at 1:38 PM.
Default Ageconversion TF- and TMtourguide
Texture referencing files for Mesh-Coc-TFtourguide-BVconversion polycount=2548 3 textures in Casual Mesh included

Texture referencing files for Mesh-Coc-TMtourguide-BVconversion polycount=2328 3 textures in Casual Mesh included

More info and the UVmap you can find int the original upload here: http://www.modthesims2.com/download.php?p=2099537

The girl in the brown outfit is not included as that is an ageconversion from a Seasons mesh.
Screenshots
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File Type: rar Mesh-Coc-TFtourguide-needsBV-TextureReferencing.rar (129.0 KB, 260 downloads)
File Type: rar Mesh-Coc-TMtourguide-needsBV-TextureReferencing.rar (112.6 KB, 238 downloads)
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#6 Old 11th Jan 2009 at 10:48 PM Last edited by Cocomama : 14th Mar 2009 at 1:40 PM.
Default Ageconversion CUlumberjack Bloom
This is not one of my meshes, but made by Bloom on Insiminator.org I'm using it in my game and made Texture Referencing files for it. I couldn't find how to contact Bloom to ask permission to include the mesh so you have to go download the mesh yourself on
http://www.insimenator.org/showthread.php?t=60519

BV Lumberjack for kids *New Mesh* by Bloom
4 Texture Referencing files in Casual, mesh not included
Screenshots
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File Type: rar Blooms_BVKidsLumberjack_Mesh.rar (4.4 KB, 331 downloads)
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#7 Old 11th Jan 2009 at 10:55 PM Last edited by Cocomama : 14th Mar 2009 at 1:41 PM.
Default EMlumberjack
DR-Coc-ambodylumberjack-BV-for em
makes all 4 gametextures from ambodylumberjack available for Elders.
Screenshots
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File Type: rar DR-Coc-ambodylumberjack-BV-for em.rar (561 Bytes, 341 downloads)
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#8 Old 11th Jan 2009 at 11:07 PM Last edited by Cocomama : 14th Mar 2009 at 1:43 PM.
Default EFlumberjack and male textures for females
DR-Coc-afbodylumberjack-BV-for ef
Makes the afbodylumberjack texture available for Elderly women

And Texture Referencing files to make the 3 additional textures for the ambodylumberjack available for Elder, Adult and Young adult females.

TR-BV-Coc-af+yaf+ef-lumberjack-blueplaid
TR-BV-Coc-AF+YAF+EFlumberjack-greenplaid
TR-BV-Coc-AF+YAF+EFlumberjack-redplaid
Screenshots
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File Type: rar DR-Coc-afbodylumberjack-BV-for ef.rar (495 Bytes, 283 downloads)
File Type: rar TR-BV-Coc-af+yaf+ef-lumberjack-blueplaid.rar (1.1 KB, 279 downloads)
File Type: rar TR-BV-Coc-AF+YAF+EFlumberjack-greenplaid.rar (1.1 KB, 276 downloads)
File Type: rar TR-BV-Coc-AF+YAF+EFlumberjack-redplaid.rar (1.1 KB, 270 downloads)
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#9 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 7:55 PM Last edited by Cocomama : 14th Mar 2009 at 1:48 PM.
Default More choice in yukata's
52 extra yukata's in just 55 kb

The Yukata textures for the teen meshes fit on the adult meshes and vice versa, plus an extra version for elders seperatly from all textures (thats a total of 9 for the Females and 10 for the Males). If you prefer to have a more elderly shape for the Female and male Elder, you can take a look at the new meshes Dustfinger made for them here: http://www.modthesims2.com/download.php?t=308008
To make it possible for the whole family to be dressed in the same yukata I also made Texture referencing files for the child Yukaya mesh from Bloom. That mesh is not included so you have to download that here: http://www.insimenator.org/showthread.php?t=89832

Every file and texture is clearly labelled so you can choose which one you want. I didn't picture all 52 extra yukata's as you already know the textures, just a few to show how they fit on the other meshes/ages.
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File Type: rar AFyukata-5-textures-for-EF=AFyukatamesh.rar (5.4 KB, 326 downloads)
File Type: rar AFyukata-5-textures-for-TFyukata.rar (5.4 KB, 383 downloads)
File Type: rar AMyukata-6-textures-for-Bloom-CUyukata.rar (8.2 KB, 404 downloads)
File Type: rar AMyukata-6-textures-for-EM=AMyukatamesh.rar (6.5 KB, 328 downloads)
File Type: rar AMyukata-6-textures-for-TMyukata.rar (6.4 KB, 364 downloads)
File Type: rar TFyukata-4-textures-for-AFyukata.rar (4.3 KB, 365 downloads)
File Type: rar TMyukata-4-textures-for-AMyukata.rar (4.3 KB, 371 downloads)
File Type: rar TMyukata-4-textures-for-Bloom-CUyukata.rar (5.4 KB, 399 downloads)
File Type: rar TMyukata-4-textures-for-EM=AMyukatamesh.rar (4.3 KB, 322 downloads)
File Type: rar TFyukata-4-textures-for-FE=AFyukatamesh.rar (4.4 KB, 321 downloads)
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#10 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 8:02 PM Last edited by Cocomama : 14th Mar 2009 at 1:51 PM.
Default Allmost all hidden Bon Voyage clothing Unlocked
With the Bon Voyage expansion came a lot of hidden clothing files, that I wanted to see and use in my game and bodyshop, so I made a Unlocking file for it using Moraque tutorial: "How to Unlock the Hidden Clothing" that you can find here:
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=38392

In the next post you will find some unlock files for the clothing seperatly and links to threads where you can find other files to unlock BV clothing.
All clothing can be found in Casual unless otherwise specified.
I tried to make pictures of every mesh and texture, some of them you can find elsewhere and with the next post about seperate Unlockers.

This is the complete list of what is included in this Unlock file (no hair etc just clothing)
All clothing for adults is also available for young adults if you have University.

afbodysaunatowel 4 textures in Undies For pictures take a look at Fanseelambs unlock file here:
efbodysaunatowel 4 textures in Undies http://www.modthesims2.com/download.php?t=256726
tfbodysaunatowel 4 textures in Undies
ambodysaunatowel 4 textures in Undies
embodysaunatowel 4 textures in Undies
tmbodysaunatowel 4 textures in Undies

afbodysuperninja 1 texture
ambodysuperninja 1 texture

afbodyhousekeeper 4 textures
ambodyhousekeeper 4 textures

afbodytourguide 3 textures To see a picture of all textures see my teen conversion picture a few
ambodytourguide 3 textures posts up

afbodymasseuse 4 textures
ambodymasseuse 4 textures

ambodybellhop 4 textures

ambodybigfoot 2 textures brown for adult in all categories 1 white/grey for elder male
ambodybigfootvest 2 textures brown for adult in all categories 1 white/grey for elder male

ambodypiratepegleg 1 texture

ambodyvillian 1 texture

ambodywitchdoctor 1 texture I thinks this is the clothing for the Foodgathering career in Castaway story

embodyhermit 1 texture Not sure, but I think I did see this mesh in Castaway too.
Screenshots
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File Type: rar DR-BV-Coc-Allmost-all BVhidden-clothing-unhidden.rar (1.7 KB, 384 downloads)
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#11 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 8:12 PM Last edited by Cocomama : 14th Mar 2009 at 1:56 PM.
Default Unlocking BV hidden clothing seperate files
To make it possible for you (and me) to choose which unlocked clothing we want in the clothing bin I've made some Unlock files for the clothing seperatly.

Fanseelamb already unlocked the saunatowels seperatly here:
http://www.modthesims2.com/download.php?t=256726

Fanseelamb already unlocked the ambodypiratepegleg + the other pirate stuffs here:
http://www.modthesims2.com/download.php?t=249918

Lord Darcy unlocked the afbodycroppedjacketskirt here http://modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=263640
This actually is a hidden outfit from H&M but as the mesh is in BV as well, I'm giving this link here too.

Allosim made the adultmesh ambodyvillian (it's the pickpocket man) unhidden and available for Elders here: http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=303186

Hekkawat unlocked the tourguide, masseuse and housekeeper in one file here:
http://modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=257502
I'm posting a file to unlock them seperatly here too.

Maybe others made some of the other files unhidden somewhere, but I don't have them so here are my versions. All clothing for Adults is also available for young adults if you have University.

To see what textures are included with these files, please also look at the pictures and description on the post above that contains the file that unlocks all hidden clothing (not hair etc) from the Bon Voyage expansion in one file.
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File Type: rar DR-Coc-BV- afbodyhousekeeper-Unlocked.rar (570 Bytes, 249 downloads)
File Type: rar DR-Coc-BV- afbodymasseuse-Unlocked.rar (557 Bytes, 214 downloads)
File Type: rar DR-Coc-BV- afbodysuperninja-Unlocked.rar (489 Bytes, 208 downloads)
File Type: rar DR-Coc-BV- afbodytourguide-Unlocked.rar (549 Bytes, 182 downloads)
File Type: rar DR-Coc-BV- ambodybellhop-Unlocked.rar (547 Bytes, 223 downloads)
File Type: rar DR-Coc-BV- ambodybigfoot+vest-Unlocked.rar (566 Bytes, 128 downloads)
File Type: rar DR-Coc-BV- ambodyhousekeeper-Unlocked.rar (570 Bytes, 214 downloads)
File Type: rar DR-Coc-BV- ambodymasseuse-Unlocked.rar (557 Bytes, 207 downloads)
File Type: rar DR-Coc-BV- ambodysuperninja-Unlocked.rar (491 Bytes, 202 downloads)
File Type: rar DR-Coc-BV- ambodytourguide-Unlocked.rar (541 Bytes, 180 downloads)
File Type: rar DR-Coc-BV- ambodywitchdoctor-Unlocked.rar (541 Bytes, 210 downloads)
File Type: rar DR-Coc-BV- embodyhermit-Unlocked.rar (534 Bytes, 208 downloads)
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#12 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 8:18 PM
Default Reserved
I'm reserving this post in case I've forgot something and maybe for future work on the Bon Voyage expansionpack.
Not actually evil.
#13 Old 15th Jan 2009 at 9:04 PM
Since I never delete anything in game or from BodyShop, this is not a problem for me. I only delete stuff from Downloads. (thank goodness for subfoldering) Thanks for all the lumberjack outfits, they're just what I wanted.

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#14 Old 17th Jan 2009 at 10:22 AM
Thanks, these will be very useful.

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Your not the only one
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#15 Old 17th Jan 2009 at 11:11 AM
Thanx a million for this,I rly needed the ninja ones
if only someone unlocked the ninja mask too...
well i guess i have to check out that tutorial <.<

Plz visite my site and watch my videos.And most important->don`t forget to leave a comment
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#16 Old 17th Jan 2009 at 12:14 PM
This is really outstanding; a labour of love. "Repository technique" clothing - fantastic idea, and now our DL folder will be even smaller. Thank you!

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#17 Old 17th Jan 2009 at 6:38 PM
So how exactly do one's gamefiles get corrupted if one accdentally deletes some files like these? Is it fixable?
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#18 Old 17th Jan 2009 at 6:59 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rosawyn
So how exactly do one's gamefiles get corrupted if one accdentally deletes some files like these? Is it fixable?


As these reference the files already in the game those are the files the game will delete or try to delete they get screwed up in any case, the only way to fix it is to reinstall, so it's not to recommend having accidents, best policy is simply to never delete anything from CAS or BodyShop.

And Cocomama, I cannot wait for you to do more of these! I can so use a lightening of my downloads folder and the cc star does make things feel more cluttered than they are, so thank you so much for this!!

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#19 Old 17th Jan 2009 at 7:58 PM Last edited by Cocomama : 17th Jan 2009 at 8:07 PM.
Well thank you paigeturnersims, for answering that question, and about the tidy look of the clothingbin, thats how I feel about it too. I even have the idea Bodyshop and Cas loads faster now, but that could be wishfull thinking.

I'm working on Seasons right now, and have plans to make TR for every ageconversion mesh I have uploaded here. I hope other converters will do the same, it makes such a big difference in file-size.

Leesester, "Repository technique" clothing is not an original idea of mine but from Phaenoh, glad you like it
Lab Assistant
#20 Old 18th Jan 2009 at 4:23 AM
I have just went through modthesims looking for everything "unlocked" who knew if I waited a bit you'd have done this for us?! Thank you and thank you for the clear labelling too!
Lab Assistant
#21 Old 18th Jan 2009 at 8:30 AM
Fantastic job. Have to try out. THX
Lab Assistant
#22 Old 2nd Feb 2009 at 6:06 AM
This is fantastic.
I love the clothing conversions, but I'm trying to slim my downloads folder down so these are just perfect.
Lab Assistant
#23 Old 8th Mar 2009 at 11:06 PM
Thank you very much!

Hugs to everyone, always!
Test Subject
#24 Old 10th Mar 2011 at 4:42 AM
I just downloaded the previous files, and none of the child ones are showing up. Is I do something wrong?
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#25 Old 10th Mar 2011 at 7:49 PM
You're missing the meshes.

Texture referencing files for the child Yukaya mesh from Bloom. That mesh is not included so you have to download that here: http://www.insimenator.org/showthread.php?t=89832

BV Lumberjack for kids *New Mesh* by Bloom
you have to go download the mesh yourself on
http://www.insimenator.org/showthread.php?t=60519
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