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Featured upload! Manor House Collection: Gourmet Kitchen Pt. I

by phoenix_phaerie Posted 12th Jan 2009 at 10:29 PM - Updated 24th Jul 2009 at 2:15 PM by phoenix_phaerie : add link for part 2 and counter recolors
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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.
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Welcome to the third set release in the Manor House Collection. This is the Kitchen set, which I have a feeling a lot of people will enjoy.

This set has been split into two parts. This is part one and features all the appliances, counters and cabinets.

Click here to download Pt II of the Manor House Gourmet Kitchen

Click here to download EP-ready appliances and recolors

Click here to download countertop recolors for the MH Kitchen counters
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Click here to see more photos of MH Kitchen pt I

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Set Contents

-doors/drawers counter (contains three recolors: gold, silver, bronze.)
-island (slave to the counter file)
-3 hanging cabinets + corner cabinet (contains three recolors: gold, silver, bronze. All cabinets are slaves to the short, glass-front cabinet)
-stove (contains four metal trim recolors: gold/silver, gold, silver, copper/silver)
-stove hood (contains four recolors: white, black metal/gold trim, black metal/silver trim)
-dishwasher (trim and body are slaves to the stove)
-trash compactor (slave to counter file)
-refrigerator (contains three recolors: gold, silver, bronze)
-sink (contains three recolors: gold/white, stainless steel, bronze/cream)
-potrack (contains three pot recolors: black, copper/silver, stainless steel)

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As usual this set is quite high poly. Please use your own discretion when deciding whether or not your machine can handle it.

Terms & Conditions
You may recolor this set, but you canNOT clone it, hack it or alter the package files in any way!
You may also include it in houses and lots, but NOT if you are uploading to the exchange or any paysite (exception is TSR).

If you recolor this, don't host these mesh files anywhere else. Please link back so that downloaders can get the actual meshes here.
Please give full credit and a link back if recoloring or adding to a lot.
Thanks.

Note: collection file is included in the zip. It is the collection file for the entire MH Kitchen set, not just part I.




Polygon Counts:
Doors Counter - 771
Drawers Counter - 691
Island - 2492
Potrack - 2704
Short Cabinet - 2002
Tall Cabinet - 3421
Breakfront Cabinet - 3310
Corner Cabinet - 1186
Stove - 2767
Stove Hood - 710
Dishwasher - 1590
Trash Compactor - 1490
Refrigerator - 1417
Sink - 1469

Additional Credits:
SimPE, CEP, Photoshop, 3D Studio Max.


----JAN. 14 UPDATE: PLEASE READ---
Being the ditz that I am, I forgot to change the GUID settings of the kitchen island, which means it was overwriting the original Maxis table I cloned it from and generally running amok and vexing innocent simmers.
I have fixed the aberrant island file, but if you have already downloaded the kitchen set, you will need to download the fixed island.

If you are downloading the set for the first time, then you are safe.

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
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
MHKitchen.zip | Description: updated .zip file--contains fixed island file 2.84 MB 218,310 15th Jan 2009
cmmanorkitchenisland[FIXED_JAN_14].zip | Description: fixed island file 166.6 KB 148,511 15th Jan 2009
ManorHouseKitchen_collection.zip | Description: collection file for the Manor House Kitchen 9.2 KB 166,300 16th Jan 2009
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: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Windows Vista/7/8: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\

-or-

4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files(x86)\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Origin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Mac: APPLICATIONS FOLDER -> THE SIMS 2 -> TSDATA -> RES -> CATALOG


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Scholar
#2 Old 12th Jan 2009 at 10:29 PM
Wow! This is absolutely amazing and beautiful! Wonderful job on this! Fantastic work!

Keep it up! Thank you!
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 12th Jan 2009 at 10:57 PM
wow your amazing i love this collect and now we have a kitchen too, O.M.G thank you so much for sharing them with us...GREAT JOB!!

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Field Researcher
#4 Old 12th Jan 2009 at 11:04 PM
oh my god !!!!11111oneoneone!!!!!! i've been waiting so long for this and its here !!!! *parties*

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Mad Poster
#5 Old 12th Jan 2009 at 11:10 PM
All I had to do was wait... and look at what I got now. The work is exquisite and love the details. I don't care about the poly smoly counts, I am happy to have more of your work in my game. Thanks so much once again. I absolutely love the stove.

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Test Subject
#6 Old 12th Jan 2009 at 11:12 PM
Amazing work, its beautiful and elegant.
Field Researcher
#7 Old 12th Jan 2009 at 11:18 PM
I -love- you so much right now. I have waited for this part of the set and now that it's here, I have no purpose. Everything looks perfect in-game, as usual with you as the creator.
Forum Resident
#8 Old 12th Jan 2009 at 11:26 PM
This turned out amazing! Thankyou very much!
Instructor
#9 Old 12th Jan 2009 at 11:33 PM
Wonderful, amazing awesome! Thankyou very much
Mad Poster
#10 Old 12th Jan 2009 at 11:49 PM
Aaaaargh!!!! - pulls hair out - Your sets are so beautiful that I can't stand not having them!! Oh, my poor dl folder...it must suffer but I will enjoy! ..mad laughter.....

Oh, yeah, thanks a bunch, a millioin, a zillion....more mad laughter...
Lab Assistant
#11 Old 12th Jan 2009 at 11:54 PM
Absolutely LOVE it! You rock!
Test Subject
#12 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 12:26 AM
I LOVE ALL your creations, but I can't seem to dl these. When I try it says ''unexpected end of archive''. I have winrar. thanks.

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Test Subject
#13 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 12:27 AM
Great job. please do a seasons frig
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 12:31 AM
This is absolutely fantastic!
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 12:42 AM
I've been a good girl and now it's Christmas!! Yay!!!! You are my favorite creator EVER! Thank you for thinking of us when you're so busy with school!
Field Researcher
#16 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 12:42 AM
I don't know what to say except....just...WOW!
Field Researcher
#17 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 12:43 AM
Wonderful kitchen. Thank you for sharing.
Instructor
#18 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 12:51 AM
As all of your creations, they are so elegant. Fit for a manor, lol. Thank you for all your hard work and sharing it for free. My usual question is, will there be a collection file after the second part?
Field Researcher
#19 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 1:10 AM
Fabulous! Really exceptional! Thank you!
Lab Assistant
#20 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 1:17 AM
This kitchen is stunning, and very well done. I would love to have a season compatible frig, so I'm hoping there will be enough of a demand for one. Thank you for your work.
Lab Assistant
#21 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 1:23 AM
Beautiful, thank you!
Lab Assistant
#22 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 1:24 AM
This set is truly lovely. Thank you!

I would like to add my voice to those who would love a seasons version of the 'fridge. Just because I think that re-using leftovers is The Greatest.

*goes off to bless some incredibly lucky sim family with this beautiful kitchen*
Test Subject
#23 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 1:24 AM
Oh my God. *foams at the mouth* This is beyond gorgeous! Thanks a lot for sharing.
Scholar
#24 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 1:48 AM
AMAZING! best kitchen set ever... almost as good as your Tuscan kitchen. (any idea how long till part 2?)
Test Subject
#25 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 1:50 AM
Wow! Thank you so much for this beautiful kitchen set. Great work!!
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