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Functional Pile of Books by FTuga197

by FTuga197 Posted 31st Aug 2019 at 5:01 PM - Updated 29th Aug 2019 at 9:42 PM by FTuga197
33 Comments / replies (Who?) - 6 Feedback Posts, 2 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.

I modified the Base Game's "Vintage Books" object to make this. It works as a bookshelf and you can place it wherever you want (on a table, a counter, some shelves...).


- It's a tuning mod. Only Maxis recolors are available.
- You can find it in your catalog under: Storage -> Bookshelves -> "Pile of Books (Functional)" with the cost of 60§.
- Modified by me. Please do not re-upload the file or claim it as your own.


- English.
- Portuguese.


Style: Not Applicable
Room: Study
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable

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

Size: 60.8 KB · Downloads: 7,478 · 31st Aug 2019
60.8 KB 7,478 31st Aug 2019
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 File tab to see the download link. Click the link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.
2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) to extract the file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).
3. Cut and paste the file(s) into your Mods folder
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
  • Windows Vista/7/8/8.1: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
Need more information?
  • Anyone can use both .rar and .zip files easily! On Windows, use WinRAR.
  • If you don't have a Mods folder, just make one.
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Forum Resident
#26 Old 4th Sep 2019 at 9:13 PM
Originally Posted by kristyp4
Originally Posted by Rasia Silver
I can't add it to my game. WinRAR keeps giving me an error message "The archive is either in unknown format or damaged" is message I get when I try to add it to my game.
i have the same problem with rar files. so frustrating.

You could both try 7-Zip.

~*~ Star light, star bright, I am Starry Might! ~*~
Test Subject
#27 Old 5th Sep 2019 at 4:05 PM
Awwee this is awesome thank you :3
Test Subject
#28 Old 6th Sep 2019 at 11:22 PM
thank you so much! Bookshelf takes up to much space
Test Subject
Original Poster
#29 Old 9th Sep 2019 at 12:42 PM
Can anyone give some feedback about this mod? I think patch 1.55 broke it but I tried to fix it and the error continues. My Sims can't reach the object. Does this happen to you guys?

Please tell me so I can figure out what is happening.
Test Subject
11th Sep 2019 at 6:28 PM
This message has been deleted by DWPiper. Reason: Problem seems to have been resolved by the latest patch.
Forum Resident
#30 Old 12th Sep 2019 at 6:53 PM
Hmm...did Realm of Magic add any new functionality to bookshelves, perhaps? (I don't have ROM, and I'm on patch hiatus, so I'm just guessing.)

~*~ Star light, star bright, I am Starry Might! ~*~
Field Researcher
#31 Old 21st Sep 2019 at 7:14 PM
I can only use this if I place it on the floor. They can't get to it on surfaces. They can put books away but not get them from the pile when placed on any surface even dressers.
Forum Resident
#32 Old 28th Sep 2019 at 3:53 AM
Originally Posted by TashaFaun
I can only use this if I place it on the floor. They can't get to it on surfaces. They can put books away but not get them from the pile when placed on any surface even dressers.

So it's acting like a regular bookcase now? Thanks for the info. I'm doing a test save right now, I'll have to see this for myself tomorrow.

~*~ Star light, star bright, I am Starry Might! ~*~
Forum Resident
#33 Old 30th Sep 2019 at 9:17 PM
I didn't get a chance to check until today...but I tested this earlier on a couple of nightstands, and it works fine for me, at least so far (I'll have to check the exact names of the nightstands - both base game - in question).

I should actually mention, thinking about it as I type this, I have MCCC and the "Put Away Books Fix" enabled, in case that helps.

~*~ Star light, star bright, I am Starry Might! ~*~
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