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Featured upload! Functional Canning Station and Custom Canning Skill ( New Preserves Update)

by icemunmun Posted 6th Aug 2017 at 7:04 PM - Updated 22nd Jan 2018 at 9:49 PM by icemunmun : Updated to the Pets patch
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Update - 23, Jan 2018 : Non- English strings fix

--- I sort of messed up some of the non-English strings again! So they are fixed now
--- Fixed the Club interaction

Update - 20, Jan 2018 : New Preserves

1. Excluded the traits - Evil and materialistic from the Embarrased 'Sold to Corporation ' Buff
2. Fixed the 'Sold to Evil corporation ' Interaction and Parsnip Pickles
3. Recipe changes

- Added Onion requirement to Chili pickles
- Added Herb requirement to Green Chili Spread

4. Added 15 new preserves and 8 new buffs

1. Honey spread
2. Chamomile Spread
3. Salmon Spread
4. Heart Jam
5. Mango Jam
6. Mango Pickles
7. Mango Chutney
8. Guava Jam
9. Guava Pickles
10. Plum Jam
11. Sweet Chili Plum Pickles
12. Pumpkin Jam
13. Pumpkin Butter
14. UFO Jam
15. Elderberry Jam

*See SkillLevel-Ingredient and Buff Tables below for details

5. Added Ingredient Optional Packages for the preserves - Ingredient requirement for preserve making is optional

Choose Ingredient Optional version if you want the sims to be able to make the preserves without the specific ingredient in their inventory. ( If you want the preserves to always require inventory simply choose icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_EA and icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_Custom ).Do not put both icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_EA and icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_EA_IngredientOptional in your game. Choose only one. Same for the custom ingredient preserve.




Compatible with PC 1.38.47.1020 / Mac 1.38.47.1220




1. Introduction

I loved the Canning Station from Sims 3 and have been wanting to recreate it in sims 4 for quite some time. When I saw the poll for the eco Living SP, I knew this theme was not going to win because Laundry!!
Anyway so I took up my half finished stuff and finished it asap!

2. What does the mod do? Catalog Details

The Mod adds -

i) Canning station (To make various kinds of preserves)
Catalog Details -
Name - Canning Station
Price - 2000 Simoleons
Location - Appliances --- > Stove
Presets - 6 presets

ii) A new 10 level custom Canning Skill

iii) Retail GTW shelves - Comes in two sizes

Catalog Details -
Name - Canning Preserve Display / Canning Preserve Display - Medium Height
Price - 200/120 Simoleons
Location - Surfaces --- > Display
- Function --- > Retail
Presets - 10 presets
Slots - 24 small + 6 medium / 16 small + 6 medium


3. Interaction on the Canning Station

i) Make Jam ( Available from Canning Skill Level 0)
--- Requires 6 harvestables
--- Makes a Jar of Jam which is then put on a surface or into the inventory by the sim.
--- Gets a special Buff (This is my Jam!)

ii) Make Pickles (Available from Canning Skill Level 3)
--- Requires 6 harvestables
--- Makes a Jar of Pickles which is then put on a surface or into the inventory by the sim.
--- Gets a special Buff (Pickled Life!)

iii) Make Spreads (Available from Canning Skill Level 6)
--- Requires 6 harvestables
--- Makes a Jar of Spread which is then put on a surface or into the inventory by the sim.
--- Gets a special Buff (Spread The Love)







4. Canning Skill

--- 10 Level Skill
--- 3 Skill Books available from the bookshelf :---
i) Canning Skill Vol 1: To Can or Not to Can?
ii) Canning Skill Vol 2: Cantastic Fruits and Where to Can Them
iii) Canning Skill Vol 3: If I can can, I will can!





--- Custom Skill icon
--- Custom Speech and thought bubbles
--- Skill can be gained by reading the skill books or by making Preserves
--- Different Skill levels unlock different Preserves
--- Making Preserves is a Custom Club Activity (Get Together EP)

--- Custom Canning steps



5. Table of Jams, Pickle, Spreads




6. Jars

Details

--- Each Jar costs 120 simoleons. Price maybe modified according to skill level

--- Jar can be sold from Inventory/Retail Shelves/City Living Craft tables

--- Jars of preserves do not spoil

--- Jars are not found in the catalog but are searchable by the name of the preserve (If you want to grab them quickly)

Interaction on the Jars

i) Eat
--- Sim eats Jam/pickle/Spread directly from the jar with a fork
(Issue - The jar has the lid on while being eaten from. Also sometimes the empty jars shows prices. Please ignore and clean them up. No cheating and selling empty jars!)
--- Gets special moodlet
ii) Eat with Bread
--- The Jar is consumed and 6 plates of Bread with preserve appears in the inventory.
--- The plate of Bread with Jam/Pickle/spread can be eaten as normal food
--- The plate of Bread with Jam/Pickle/spread is toddler compatible
--- The plate of Bread with Jam/Pickle/spread can be packed into Lunch Sacks (Parenthood GP)
iii) Sell To Evil Corporation
--- Jar can be sold for a hefty profit
--- Sim gets Special buff




8. Custom Buffs




9. Requirement -

Outdoor Retreat Required



10. Compatibility - Outdoor Retreat Required


11. Issues - Mainly graphical at lowest settings - The canning pot becomes translucent
- The skill icon disaappears - to be fixed in the next update

12. Future direction - Addition of more moodlets
- More options for gameplay enhancement
- Support for more EA and Custom harvestables as they are released


13. Patch Level - Made with Game Version PC Version 1.32.1.1020 / Mac Version 1.32.1.1220

14. Conflicts: Should not conflict with any other mod

15. Polycount




16. Translations - Traditional Chinese (konansock , wuccwzt ), POR_BR (simshout), German (Jevi) and French (YuuNyuu)


17. Thanks

-EA Maxis for Grandma's Canning Station for some meshes and ideas
-s4pe
-Sims 4 studio
-TSRW
-Blender
-Photoshop
- Canning station Overhaul by Butterbot for inspiration
- All my simming friends for the feedback and encouragement. Love you all!
-Thank you to everybody who have reported issues and helped in testing
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
icemunmun_Canning_Base.rar | Description: Main mod File 3.04 MB 65,595 22nd Jan 2018
icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_EA.rar | Description: Preserves using EA Maxis harvestables 3.66 MB 55,811 22nd Jan 2018
icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_Custom.rar | Description: Preserves using Custom harvestables 3.70 MB 47,851 22nd Jan 2018
icemunmun_Canning_RetailShelves_GTW.rar | Description: Retail shelves.Requires GTW EP 1,017.8 KB 50,618 12th Nov 2017
icemunmun_Black_plate.rar | Description: Required for the Preserve bread 11.7 KB 52,265 7th Aug 2017
icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_Custom_IngredientOptional.rar | Description: Preserves using Custom harvestables. Ingredient Optional 3.70 MB 13,158 22nd Jan 2018
icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_EA_IngredientOptional.rar | Description: Preserves using EA Maxis harvestables. Ingredients optional 3.66 MB 15,539 22nd Jan 2018
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1. Cut and paste the .zip file(s) into your Mods folder
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
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  • 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\


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  • If you don't have a Mods folder, just make one.
  • Mod still not working? Make sure you have script mods enabled
 
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Test Subject
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#26 Old 6th Aug 2017 at 10:05 PM
I'd almost given up hope that this would ever be anything but a WIP! I'm so glad I didn't! Now I'll actually have something to do with the insane amount of harvestables in my game, and something besides a "bakery" to open as a retail store! LOL! I'm gonna have to go start my game up ASAP!
Lab Assistant
#27 Old 6th Aug 2017 at 10:07 PM
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Originally Posted by icemunmun
Thank you everybody! I am overwhelmed by all the love for this

I have found a few non-English strings missing (these went missing while merging the individual files) and I am fixing them. Will also upload the strings for translation!


The package file with the string tables attached to this comment.


Thank you, i began translating to Portuguese. Can you do the same for the beebox? The other day i was translating but the amount of scattered files become too confusing for me.
Icy Spicy
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#28 Old 6th Aug 2017 at 10:13 PM
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Originally Posted by simshout
Thank you, i began translating to Portuguese. Can you do the same for the beebox? The other day i was translating but the amount of scattered files become too confusing for me.


Will upload the BeeBox strings tomorrow! I was meaning to but forgot!
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#29 Old 6th Aug 2017 at 10:36 PM
I have been waiting on this! Thank you so much for this!
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#30 Old 6th Aug 2017 at 10:36 PM
I love this! The canning station was my favorite item from Sims 3.
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#31 Old 6th Aug 2017 at 10:51 PM
I voted for this too, thanks so much for making it and sharing with us. Ps. When I untick use fresh ingredients I still need the ingredients to make the ea stuff... the custom ones I can make without ingredients. Am I doing something wrong?!
Icy Spicy
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#32 Old 6th Aug 2017 at 10:53 PM
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Originally Posted by KimmyGibbler
I voted for this too, thanks so much for making it and sharing with us. Ps. When I untick use fresh ingredients I still need the ingredients to make the ea stuff... the custom ones I can make without ingredients. Am I doing something wrong?!


Strange! Anyway, will look into it!
Test Subject
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#33 Old 6th Aug 2017 at 11:00 PM
So awesome Thanking you!
Test Subject
#34 Old 6th Aug 2017 at 11:10 PM
Thank you, I'm still bummed that laundry won over "off the grid"
do you or anyone you've talked to think its possible the modding community could work on it?
Lab Assistant
#35 Old 6th Aug 2017 at 11:36 PM
Here is the Brazilian Portuguese translation
Download - please read all instructions before downloading any files!
File Type: 7z POR_BRCanning_Strings.7z (4.7 KB, 31 downloads)
Test Subject
#36 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 12:55 AM
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Originally Posted by icemunmun
Strange! Anyway, will look into it!

I'm not positive but fairly certain it's something else I have that's messing with it... I'll let you know if I figure out what it is so you can advise against it. Ha
Lab Assistant
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#37 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 12:59 AM
Amazing mod. Can't wait to see it developed further!
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#38 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 1:07 AM
I can't imagine the work you put into this. Just ... wow. Thank you so much!
Top Secret Researcher
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#39 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 1:22 AM
icemunmun- you are an endless source of talent, creativity and devotion. Thank you thank you thank you!
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#40 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 1:36 AM
You are a awesome modder!!!!
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#41 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 2:22 AM
I wanted the Canning Station to win but Laundry prevailed. I am so happy and grateful you have created one for our Sims. Thank you so much.
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#42 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 3:02 AM
Thank you for this! Been waiting for it :D
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#43 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 3:22 AM
I was one of those who chose the Canning too. Thank you so much for fulfilling our wishes.
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#44 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 3:41 AM
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!!!! I soooooo missed this! ***doing my happy dance... Best thing that could of happened to the game! So..mean did i say THANK YOU!!!! ;)
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#45 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 6:27 AM
This is awesome! Thank you!!
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#46 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 7:50 AM
Thank you very much. So much time put into this mode. Thank you again
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#47 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 8:13 AM
Oh god, this is awesome! thank you so much :)
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#48 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 8:39 AM
This is amazing.
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#49 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 10:00 AM
Are you kidding me? Modding community has no bounds, this is amazing!!! We have been canning pickles recently, so now I can do it both IRL and in the game Thank you very much!
Test Subject
#50 Old 7th Aug 2017 at 10:20 AM Last edited by milordeq : 7th Aug 2017 at 3:30 PM.
when I will do doze I don't have jars but pot and nothing won't let be formed after behind cleaning as it to repair?
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