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CEP-Extra ~ Longbranch Side Gate Metal Hardware

by SimFused Posted 2nd Apr 2018 at 5:30 PM
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This is a CEP-Extra for the Longbranch Side Gate, allowing the metal hardware to be recolourable. This also recolours the 2-tile, Longbranch Front Gate, as it is slaved to the Side Gate.

We also have 18 Colorbond and 5 MALM recolours of the Base Game Longbranch Side-Gate and the Pinegultcher Wood Rail Fence. There are four recolors of the metal included: Old Brass, Pewter, Rust and Verdigris, in a separate file. In addition, three Maxis' missing fence colours to match the original gates, included in a separate file. As a bonus we have added an invisible gate and fence recolour.

Where to Install the CEP Files:

SimFused-CEP-Extra-LongbranchSideGate-PF.package - goes in:
C:\Program Files (x86)\EA GAMES\The Sims 2\TSData\Res\Catalog\zCEP-EXTRA

SimFused-CEP-Extra-LongbranchSideGate.package and SimFused-CEP-Extra-LongbranchFrontGate.package - both go in:
Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\zCEP-EXTRA

Pinegultcher Wood Rail Fence: ยง40
Requires at least one EP for these clones to show up in your game.
Found in: Build Mode > Misc. > Fence Tool.
Poly Count: 1206

Longbranch Side-Gate: ยง150
Base Game compatible
Found in: Build Mode > Misc. > Gates.

Longbranch Front Gate: ยง180
Base Game compatible
Found in: Build Mode > Misc. > Gates.



Known issue: The ground shadows still show with the invisible gate and fence, when shadows are turned on.



Files have been compressed, objects have been checked in game and colour charts included in the zip files.

Special "Thanks" to:
Gdayars for her patience and advice.
Gabilei123 for her help.
Klaartje for the post we used as a guide, when making the CEP-Extra.

Additional Credits: SimPE ~ CEP ~ GIMP ~ Milkshape ~ UV Mapper ~ Homecrafter Plus ~ Gadwin PrintScreen ~ The Compressorizer ~ Maxis/EA Games ~ MTS
Shastakiss for her ygs textures in metal
Colorbond for the colour palette.
HeartDeco for requesting the recolours.
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
SimFused-CEP-Extra-LongbranchSideGate.zip 95.6 KB 383 2nd Apr 2018
SimFused-LongbranchSideGate-Metal-Recolours.zip 100.1 KB 331 2nd Apr 2018
PINEGULTCHER-Longbranch-ColorbondColours-ByMichelle.zip 5.49 MB 329 2nd Apr 2018
PINEGULTCHER-Longbranch-MALM-Colours-ByMichelle.zip 1.56 MB 335 2nd Apr 2018
PINGULTCHER-WoodRail-MaxisMatch-ByMichelle.zip 669.1 KB 334 2nd Apr 2018
SimFused-PINEGULTCHER-LONGBRANCH-Invisible.zip 145.6 KB 283 2nd Apr 2018
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


Need more information?

Expansion/Stuff packs required:
Sims 2

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Type: Fixed Global Mods Defaults

Tags: #CEP, #CEP Extra, #Default, #Longbranch, #Gate, #Pinegultcher, #Fence, #Recolours, #MALM, #Colorbond, #Metal, #Maxis Match, #Invisible

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