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TS4 Space-Saving Desk [UPDATE: Mar 17 2018]

by Butterbot Posted 22nd Feb 2017 at 10:53 PM - Updated 17th Mar 2018 at 6:46 AM by Butterbot : Updated file.
24 Comments / replies (Who?) - 5 Feedback Posts, 19 Thanks 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.
Changelog

Mar 17 2018
  • Improved occluders.
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Description

This is a conversion of the Space Saving Desk Set, a one-tile desk from TS4's City Living expansion pack.

There are three recolourable channels and two presets, the second of which features a new overlay for the books on the shelf. Three decorative slots have been added above the shelving.

Priced at 300 simoleons, it is found under:
  • Sort by Room -> Study -> Desks
  • Sort by Function -> Surfaces -> Desks

Preset 1


Preset 2 and additional overlay


Channels and decorative slots


Polygon Counts

Low LOD: 150
High LOD: 180

Terms of Use
  • Do not redistribute.
  • May be included with lots with or without attribution.

Additional Credits
  • Blender 2.70 (with TS3 Slot Editor)
  • Photoshop CS6
  • S3OC
  • S3PE
  • S3SE
  • Sims 4 Studio
  • TextureTweaker 3

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 3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Butterbot - 4to3SpaceSavingDeskSet.zip

Size: 206.0 KB · Downloads: 4,246 · 17th Mar 2018
206.0 KB 4,246 17th Mar 2018
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).


Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.


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24 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 4 Feedback Posts, 19 Thanks Posts
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#2 Old 22nd Feb 2017 at 11:48 PM
Dos this work as an actual desk? None of the shots show it with a computer.
Instructor
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#3 Old 23rd Feb 2017 at 12:05 AM
@BlackjackGabbiani

Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackjackGabbiani
Dos this work as an actual desk?


Yes.

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Field Researcher
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#4 Old 23rd Feb 2017 at 12:11 AM
I just checked this desk out in-game and I love it. The 3 slots on top are great, the main surface holds all computers, and a small ivy can be tucked in the corner behind the computer (as well as other small items). I'm going to use this one-tile desk a lot, thank you Butterbot!
Top Secret Researcher
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#5 Old 23rd Feb 2017 at 3:22 AM
Love this desk and having those recolourable channels and the shelves on top is a bonus.
Thanks very much Butterbot.
Lab Assistant
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#6 Old 23rd Feb 2017 at 4:31 AM
Your creations never disappoint me, Butterbot. This is fantastic! Thank you
MTS2 Hot Pepper
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#7 Old 23rd Feb 2017 at 7:37 AM
though I have got som like this but I gonna use it as well. I love Maxis conversions too much
Scholar
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#8 Old 23rd Feb 2017 at 12:51 PM
It looks great and can really help in small rooms!
Alchemist
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#9 Old 23rd Feb 2017 at 1:22 PM
There's a criminal lack of one-tile desks in the game. Thank you for making this!
Test Subject
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#10 Old 23rd Feb 2017 at 3:00 PM
I love one-tile furniture, and this is super cute and modern. Thanks!
Top Secret Researcher
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#11 Old 24th Feb 2017 at 2:01 AM
Neat! And it looks awesome. I have a lot of one tile desks but none in that simple ikea style, thank you ButterBot! *kiss*
Scholar
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#12 Old 24th Feb 2017 at 10:22 AM
Cute! And it can be used with computers on it? This is going in my game right now Thank you, Butterbot!
Field Researcher
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#13 Old 24th Feb 2017 at 9:22 PM
Lovely! And I was needing one like this in my game ^-^
Icy Spicy
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#14 Old 25th Feb 2017 at 8:29 AM
I love your conversions!Thanks
Top Secret Researcher
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#15 Old 25th Feb 2017 at 2:43 PM
Thanks!I might be using this in a city hall build.
Instructor
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#16 Old 25th Feb 2017 at 2:59 PM
Thank you! I have a couple of 1-tile desks converted from 2-tile desks, but this is the first designed to be a 1-time desk. It's so useful!
Mad Poster
#17 Old 28th Feb 2017 at 1:45 AM
It nice desk, but I think the TS4 books look out-of-place and weird. It would be better if they were replaced with TS3 books to keep desk consistent with other TS3 objects

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Instructor
Original Poster
#18 Old 28th Feb 2017 at 7:47 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by HarVee
It nice desk, but I think the TS4 books look out-of-place and weird. It would be better if they were replaced with TS3 books to keep desk consistent with other TS3 objects


The second overlay (preset 2) is less candy-hued, giving the books a more classic look.
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#19 Old 3rd Mar 2017 at 9:49 PM
Ohh nice! I really like this desk! Just wondering though, if those slots on the top of the desk are all the slots the desk has ^-^ *runs off to download the desk*
Instructor
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#20 Old 4th Mar 2017 at 12:30 AM
@Greenplumbbob

Quote:
Originally Posted by Greenplumbbob
Just wondering though, if those slots on the top of the desk are all the slots the desk has ^-^


Hiya The three slots at the top are extra slots. The desk has the usual deco slots on the actual desktop that all EA desks have (one of them is where the clock is on the screenshots), plus the three above the books. Sorry if that wasn't clear.
Field Researcher
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#21 Old 5th Mar 2017 at 11:10 PM
Beautiful! Now my architets can place this cool desk even in the smallest rooms when requested: brilliant!
Test Subject
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#22 Old 4th Apr 2017 at 5:57 PM
Thank you so much for making this and sharing it! I've been wanting something like this for a long time since many of my Sims live in small houses and need all the room they can get, so I really appreciate this! :)
Test Subject
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#23 Old 12th Sep 2017 at 6:58 PM
I absolutely hate putting a full size desk in a tiny apartment or kids room, but this is just perfect!!! I would love to see different versions of a space saving desk (after I download this I am going hunting for them lol). Thanks a bunch for uploading this!
Lab Assistant
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#24 Old 28th Oct 2017 at 1:22 PM
Thanks! I'm always on the search for small, space-saving items like this, and this desk will be perfect for the nuns' cells in the abbey I'm building. :)
Field Researcher
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#25 Old 22nd Sep 2018 at 2:52 AM
Superb work on the textures! Thank you for help us save space on those tiny highrise lots in style!