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Base Game Kitchen Counter Recolours

by Michelle Posted 2nd Apr 2013 at 5:41 AM - Updated 29th Sep 2015 at 12:01 PM by Michelle
30 Comments / replies (Who?) - 6 Feedback Posts, 19 Thanks Posts
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.

This custom content if it is not clothing, may require a seperate download to work properly. This is available at Colour Enable Package (CEP) by Numenor.

Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
All base game kitchen counters, islands and commercial counters in AL wood colours. Now for a twist 3 extra colours added, many thanks to amythestfenix for the colours.

Kitchen counters & islands can be found in Buy Mode > Surfaces > Counters.
Cost:
Krampft Industries Value Counter - §140, Counter Culture "Surface" - §200, Epikouros "Sleek Cuisine" Counter - §325, Chiclettina "Fjord" Kitchen Counter - §490, Club Room Countertop - §600, Chiclettina "Sardinia" Kitchen Counter - §780 & Chez Moi French Country Counter - §800.

Commercial counters can be found in Buy Mode > Community Sort > Shopping > Surfaces.
Cost:
Old Boys Club Commercial Counter - §710, Chiclettina "Fjord" Commercial Counter - §750 & CounterRevolution Commercial Counter - §750.

All kitchen counters and islands have a clean and a dirty state.

Files have been compressed and checked in game.


Additional Credits: SimPE - CEP - GIMP - The Compressorizer - EA Games and MTS, amythestfenix for extra wood colours and for allowing me to use them, CTNutmegger, Numenor & MsBarrows for all the fixes and add-ons these amazing creators have made.

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
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KrampftIndustriesValueCounter-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle.zip | KrampftIndustriesValueCounter-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle

Size: 689.9 KB · Downloads: 4,025 · 2nd Apr 2013
689.9 KB 4,025 2nd Apr 2013
EpikourosSleekCuisineCounter-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle.zip | EpikourosSleekCuisineCounter-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle

Size: 986.6 KB · Downloads: 3,846 · 2nd Apr 2013
986.6 KB 3,846 2nd Apr 2013
CounterRevolutionCommercialCounter-AlWoodColours-ByMichelle.zip | CounterRevolutionCommercialCounter-AlWoodColours-ByMichelle

Size: 378.5 KB · Downloads: 3,672 · 2nd Apr 2013
378.5 KB 3,672 2nd Apr 2013
CounterCultureSurface-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle.zip | CounterCultureSurface-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle

Size: 1,007.5 KB · Downloads: 3,951 · 2nd Apr 2013
1,007.5 KB 3,951 2nd Apr 2013
ClubRoomCounterTop-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle.zip | ClubRoomCounterTop-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle

Size: 406.9 KB · Downloads: 3,941 · 2nd Apr 2013
406.9 KB 3,941 2nd Apr 2013
ChiclettinaSardiniaKitchenCounter-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle.zip | ChiclettinaSardiniaKitchenCounter-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle

Size: 1.23 MB · Downloads: 3,904 · 2nd Apr 2013
1.23 MB 3,904 2nd Apr 2013
ChiclettinaFjordKitchenCounter-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle.zip | ChiclettinaFjordKitchenCounter-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle

Size: 1.02 MB · Downloads: 3,927 · 2nd Apr 2013
1.02 MB 3,927 2nd Apr 2013
ChezMoiFrenchCountryCounters-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle.zip | ChezMoiFrenchCountryCounters-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle

Size: 1.20 MB · Downloads: 4,197 · 2nd Apr 2013
1.20 MB 4,197 2nd Apr 2013
AllBaseGameCounters-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle.zip | AllBaseGameCounters-ALWoodColours-ByMichelle

Size: 6.74 MB · Downloads: 13,996 · 2nd Apr 2013
6.74 MB 13,996 2nd Apr 2013
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
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
4. CEP Required: The CEP is necessary for this download to work. Make sure that you have the newest version of the CEP installed. Get it here: The Official CEP Download.


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Test Subject
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#2 Old 2nd Apr 2013 at 11:07 AM
Thank you thank you thank you! This is wonderful - exactly what I've been waiting for! I'm so looking forward to using these in my game. (Sorry that this is basically just more thanks, but hitting the thanks button just wouldn't cut it on this occasion.)
Mad Poster
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#3 Old 2nd Apr 2013 at 1:50 PM
Lovely =) It's easy to get stuck in using the same few recolors that you think are decent, so anything that adds variety to kitchens is great. Thank you!

Are the tops and the bottoms separated, or can you only have them in the exact combination you show?
Top Secret Researcher
Original Poster
#4 Old 2nd Apr 2013 at 2:40 PM
@ gummilutt, separate tops and bottoms on all counters. Click on the spoiler below for an example.


Whenever you see a "Say Thanks" button show the creator you appreciate their work...click on it.
You can also find more of my work at Leefish and Plumb Bob Keep
Test Subject
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#5 Old 2nd Apr 2013 at 6:15 PM
These are great! Thanks for the option of separate files for each type of counter.
Mad Poster
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#6 Old 2nd Apr 2013 at 6:34 PM
Awesometastic =) That is going to make variation even easier, and since it's base game, they are all compatible with Numenors corner-enabler. Thanks again!
Lab Assistant
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#7 Old 2nd Apr 2013 at 6:34 PM
I thought I didn't need matching furnitur- er, everything, until I saw these recolors! Thank you. :D
Mad Poster
#8 Old 2nd Apr 2013 at 7:52 PM
Do we need AL installed to get these colours?
Field Researcher
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#9 Old 2nd Apr 2013 at 9:44 PM
Michelle you are a sanity-saver!!!
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
I was REALLY getting sooo sick of using the same counters/colors all the time! (Have my favorites you know! ) But this will make things so much more cohesive!

And I can mix'n match TOO!!!!!!!! I think I luv you!!!!!!!!

XOXOXOXOXOXO
Former Hamster
retired moderator
#10 Old 2nd Apr 2013 at 9:59 PM
fakepeeps- no, Michelle just used the AL wood textures.

Michelle- you do know how much I love you for recoloring all this stuff with my very favorite woods, right? Now that you've started using the other 3 woods too..
Theorist
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#11 Old 2nd Apr 2013 at 10:54 PM
I love having a ton of recolors for Maxis objects. Thank you!
Top Secret Researcher
Original Poster
#12 Old 5th Apr 2013 at 12:49 PM
I'd like to thank everyone for their appreciative and encouraging comments and thanks. ♥

@ Jeannie, you always manage to bring a smile to my face, I think I luv you too!

@ MLC, Kiri (celebkiriedhel) and Kate (amythestfenix) are responsible for getting me to use the other colours.

Whenever you see a "Say Thanks" button show the creator you appreciate their work...click on it.
You can also find more of my work at Leefish and Plumb Bob Keep
Test Subject
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#13 Old 12th Apr 2013 at 3:38 AM
Oh wow sweet, this is super-useful. Replacing sims' counters is really expensive for them since all the cheap ones are plastic and like, neon. You do nice recolors.
Field Researcher
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#14 Old 1st May 2013 at 11:29 PM
Thank you! Great recolors! Now I can start using base game kitchen again. Can't wait to do the dishes! :D
Test Subject
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#15 Old 9th May 2013 at 3:03 AM
time to remodel the kitchen with these neat recolors, thank you!
Lab Assistant
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#16 Old 14th May 2013 at 4:08 AM
YES. I love simple wood tones, and some of those atrocious Maxis counters never ever got used because they were just too strange, or their colors were too limited. Now everything can match. You are wonderful!
Field Researcher
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#17 Old 29th May 2013 at 8:42 PM
Love, love, love these! WOOT!!!
Thank you so much. Downloading them all NOW!
Test Subject
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#18 Old 14th Jun 2013 at 11:23 PM
Thank you for recoloring all those counters! I can't wait to see them in game. Thank you!
Test Subject
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#19 Old 11th Aug 2013 at 8:37 PM
Thank you for this very lovely recolor set. Also, eewww the dirty state is gross! Not bad, though. I like it.
Test Subject
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#20 Old 28th Feb 2014 at 5:07 PM
Nice! Love it, needed it!
Test Subject
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#21 Old 10th Mar 2014 at 3:56 AM
Thanks so much!they are gorgeous!I do appreciate all your hard work for bringing all these wonderful counters.
Test Subject
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#22 Old 6th Apr 2014 at 6:41 AM
With this, I will actually use base game counters...thanks!
Forum Resident
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#23 Old 26th Nov 2014 at 6:15 AM
thanks :)
Inventor
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#24 Old 24th Jan 2015 at 10:19 PM
OMGosh I love these!!! You're completing all my sets. Thank you!!!
Will you be doing the Locker Room Counterfeet Kitchen Counter?
Top Secret Researcher
Original Poster
#25 Old 25th Jan 2015 at 6:09 AM
@ Goldenbtrfly, I'll see what I can do.

Whenever you see a "Say Thanks" button show the creator you appreciate their work...click on it.
You can also find more of my work at Leefish and Plumb Bob Keep
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