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Library Mod & Magazine Display

by Honeywell Posted 21st Nov 2020 at 4:01 PM - Updated 22nd Nov 2020 at 11:46 PM by Honeywell : forgot dropshadow link
18 Comments / replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts, 15 Thanks Posts
Library Mod
Two objects to add some more function to your library! Allows you to bring home books, magazines and newspapers from the library or display magazines for your sims to read.

Lending Library
A floor to ceiling column with an invisible recolor and pie menu options (actions are instantaneous without animation).

Pie Menu
  • Return Books & Periodicals - Deletes books (not custom novels), magazines and newspapers from the Sims inventory.
  • Borrow Book - Puts a book in the Sims inventory.
  • Borrow SimCity Chronical - Puts a newspaper in the Sims inventory.
  • Borrow Magazine by Title - Has all 16 magazines arranged by title. Choosing one puts that magazine in the Sim's inventory.
  • Borrow Magazine by Hobby - Has the magazines listed by hobby. Choosing one puts that magazine in the Sim's inventory.
  • Borrow Magazine by Interests - Has the magazines listed by interests. Choosing one puts that magazine in the Sim's inventory.
  • Pay Fines - Deducts money from the household funds.(1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000)
$0 | Surfaces/Shelves or Room Sort Misc.
1 subset | Poly 12
Magazine Display for Shelves
A display stand for magazines that you can put on wall shelves. Floor shelves require a walkthrough block.

$0 | Surfaces/Shelves or Room Sort Misc.
2 subsets | Poly 136
REQUIRED:
HW_dropshadow_master (link)

RECOMMENDED:
Basic Shelves with Slots, Slaved to AL Shelf by simi-simmer (tumblr/sfs)
Get Where You're Going -- Walk Around & Through Blocks by SilentLucidity (mts)

VIDEO: You can see me put together Calamity Hill's library and playtest it here

TERMS OF USE: None

Additional Credits:
SimPE, Milkshape, Photoshop and MTS for hosting.

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

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HW_libraryMod.zip

Size: 42.3 KB · Downloads: 1,555 · 21st Nov 2020
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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
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18 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 1 Feedback Posts, 15 Thanks Posts
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Lab Assistant
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#2 Old 21st Nov 2020 at 4:38 PM
This is so great! Thank you.
Alchemist
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#3 Old 21st Nov 2020 at 8:39 PM
oooh, this looks exciting!
Instructor
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#4 Old 21st Nov 2020 at 9:30 PM
Very nice. I like your video presentation and the mod. Very helpful for my sims.
Test Subject
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21st Nov 2020 at 9:55 PM
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#5 Old 21st Nov 2020 at 11:18 PM
This is so exciting. I've wanted something like this for my library for ages. Thank you so much!
Top Secret Researcher
#6 Old 22nd Nov 2020 at 8:37 AM
Thanks!I can put this into my community service center in Dodge for my BACC to help poor sims without bookcases out.
Mad Poster
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#7 Old 22nd Nov 2020 at 5:20 PM
Running around with my hands in the air, shouting YAY YAY! Thank you, it is going to mean so much for my libraries and my game
Test Subject
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#8 Old 22nd Nov 2020 at 8:39 PM
So happy to find this here. I had looked after I saw your video and was sad to not find it.
Theorist
Original Poster
#9 Old 22nd Nov 2020 at 11:28 PM
Thanks guys! I'm so glad you guys like it.
Test Subject
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#10 Old 22nd Nov 2020 at 11:46 PM
Great objects! Thank You!
Instructor
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#11 Old 23rd Nov 2020 at 1:27 AM
I am so very appreciative for this mod. I am so in awe ... I've come to realize that things that I've hoped and wished for in this game get created ... Thank you so much for this, you are absolutely awesome & amazing.
Field Researcher
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#12 Old 23rd Nov 2020 at 4:47 AM
My inner Librarian is squeeing so hard right now. Thankyou!!
Forum Resident
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#13 Old 23rd Nov 2020 at 6:14 AM
I love this! Thank you, Honeywell
Lab Assistant
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#14 Old 24th Nov 2020 at 5:47 AM
This is very exciting! I love additional gameplay. I guess I better create a library lot!
Alchemist
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#15 Old 24th Nov 2020 at 9:11 AM
Far out, this is what I needed last week when I made my library, I looked and looked for a library mod like this, thanks for filling another niche Honeywell, you're a star!!
Inventor
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#16 Old 25th Nov 2020 at 2:19 AM
This is soooo cool!! Thank you so much!
Theorist
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#17 Old 28th Nov 2020 at 7:19 PM
omg, I just saw this posted on your Tumblr and had to dash over here and download this... immediately. I've wanted something like this for so long... *screams* Thank you so much!
Field Researcher
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#18 Old 6th Jan 2021 at 10:43 PM
This. is. AWESOME. You made my dreams come true. I don't think I'll ever be able to play Sims again without this mod. Thank you so much.

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