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Featured upload! The Harry Potter Project

by Dumbledore's Army Posted 12th Apr 2006 at 6:10 PM - Updated 17th Jun 2013 at 2:01 PM by leesester
1308 Comments / replies (Who?) - 16 Feedback Posts, 9 Thanks Posts
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.

Hello one and all,

The Harry Potter Project is designed to bring the magic of the Potter books to life in your Sims 2 game. Witches and muggles alike will feel right at home with this big set. It's as close to a magic expansion as we're going to get.
In the following posts, you'll find characters, clothes, recolours and a brand new magical skill, complete with magic supplies.

Dumbledore's Army are Atavera, Avialle, Cinnamon, Echo,
Exnem, Jaxad0127, Lethe_s, LyricLee, Superfly and Tipoual

Our thanks to everyone who has helped this project along, including all original HP forum members, Numenor and especially Delphy and the staff.

Policy thingy

- Please don't steal our work.
- Don't upload the sims or their custom content without permission.
- You're very welcome to recolour the objects found here, but please link to this thread for the meshes.
- You're allowed to remesh the hacked objects, but please give credit to the original creators, and post a link to this thread with your upload.
- We like to know about recolors and additions! Please tell us about them so we can link you here.

Download info

- All downloads come with a readme file containing all necessary information. Please read those before asking questions. The downloads are also in rar archives to save on bandwith and serverspace.
Please do not ask for zips or single, grouped uploads. Just use Q-Xpress and click the little Q icon instead.
There's simply too much here to make different versions of archives Thank you.

- You will find the downloads in the first few posts of this thread.
Click on the link that says Click here to view all Comments / Feedback to open them.
and again
Downloads are in posts 2-13

- And just for good measure.
We will not be posting zip files.
Thank you.
Get Q-Xpress instead (just read the first note... again)
Can all questions about any of the items/characters in this set please go in this thread (Rather than Pm'd to the DA). Thanks

Update apr 14: Added a new version of the haunted painting. This should work for non-ep versions. If you had problems with the old one, please redownload. It'll overwrite the previous package.
Update apr 15: Repackaged the Bloody Baron. My apologies to Tabala.


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
Warning! There are no files attached to this upload. If this is a "group project" or multi-part upload please check the comments for more files.
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\


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

Need more information?
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Test Subject
#1251 Old 28th Sep 2010 at 9:23 PM
it is buyable? where you can buy it?
Retired Duck
staff: retired moderator
#1252 Old 29th Sep 2010 at 1:28 PM
The cauldron is under Hobbies > Knowledge
Test Subject
#1253 Old 2nd Oct 2010 at 11:18 PM Last edited by CoolSims2World : 19th Oct 2010 at 8:09 PM.
Wow this is amazing!!! but I am having a problem.
The movie-based Hogwarts is not showing up either I just cant find it or it didn't download correctly. And yes, I used WinRAR.
Someone please help!!!
Test Subject
#1254 Old 4th Nov 2010 at 3:33 AM
The following links are broken: (for the meshes)
Male Kimono
English Link for Trelawney's Hair
Moaning Mrytle's Hair
Bloody Baron's Clothes
Narcissa's necklace (Dr Pixel)
Bellatrix's Dress
Pettigrew's Hair
Test Subject
#1255 Old 4th Nov 2010 at 3:44 AM
Originally Posted by CoolSims2World
Wow this is amazing!!! but I am having a problem.
The movie-based Hogwarts is not showing up either I just cant find it or it didn't download correctly. And yes, I used WinRAR.
Someone please help!!!

It won't show up in the game unless you have Uni, Nightlife, and OFB. You must have all three expansions.
#1256 Old 21st Nov 2010 at 9:53 AM
How can i download it?

when i click the links it is saying that page dont found
Test Subject
#1257 Old 21st Nov 2010 at 7:01 PM
Love it.
Test Subject
#1258 Old 24th Nov 2010 at 10:02 PM
I don't suppose anyone knows of any content for Snape's potions lab or any similar objects I could use to create one (or feels like creating some ;oP )? Thanks!
Test Subject
#1259 Old 6th Dec 2010 at 5:11 AM
Has anyone made Scabior, yet?
Test Subject
#1260 Old 16th Dec 2010 at 8:02 AM
exelent but you forgot 1 tiny detail ...

Test Subject
#1261 Old 12th Jan 2011 at 7:44 AM
You know what would be epic? If someone made a mailbox for true Harry Potter inspired Sim worlds! An Owl on a Post! When you get mail, you see the mail in the Owl's beak or talons! The more I think about it the more I want it. I would make it myself but have no idea how. I'm new to Sims, Only been playing it for two months now... though I would count only a few weeks since my computer is being rebuilt after It started crashing when i try to play Sims. So I don't know the first thing about making custom content for the Sims 2. Anyone up for making the new "Mailbox," OwlPost?
Lab Assistant
#1262 Old 18th Feb 2011 at 5:47 AM
All I can say is WOW!
Test Subject
#1263 Old 30th Mar 2011 at 12:14 PM
I don't like the lucius malfoy hair, because the site is closed (http://www.artemistha.moonfruit.com)) for download
Test Subject
#1264 Old 18th Apr 2011 at 5:37 AM
Thank's you
Test Subject
#1265 Old 22nd Apr 2011 at 12:35 PM
Test Subject
#1266 Old 23rd Apr 2011 at 2:31 PM
please read downloading for dummies. It's in the Game Help section.

I read that thing a million times and it still says STOP and read it -.-
Lab Assistant
#1267 Old 15th May 2011 at 8:39 AM
Test Subject
#1268 Old 1st Aug 2011 at 6:26 PM
I think Harry Potter themed foot would be great. Like Butterbeer and Firewhiskey from the bar and fridge, and candy like Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans, Licorice wands, Cauldron Cakes, etc.
Lab Assistant
#1269 Old 5th Aug 2011 at 1:06 PM
half the links for meshes dont work/
Test Subject
#1270 Old 20th Aug 2011 at 1:33 PM
Can someone please just post RIGHT HERE how to install the magic skill point??!! And the stuff is absolutely AMAZING, by the way! Just please tell me how to install it? Thanks.
Retired Duck
staff: retired moderator
#1271 Old 21st Aug 2011 at 4:57 AM
Chicken and Cheese: Just put it in your downloads, same as every other mod!
Test Subject
#1272 Old 25th Aug 2011 at 1:54 PM
Oh, right.. Thanks Echo, got confused because I saw the word 'install'. And I couldn't see the skill point bar, but I now know that it's hidden. Thanks.
Test Subject
#1273 Old 2nd Oct 2011 at 8:00 PM
Thank you sooooooo much this is by far the best HP project ever!!!!
Test Subject
#1274 Old 30th Oct 2011 at 6:37 PM Last edited by ArwenFowl : 31st Oct 2011 at 8:32 PM.
Originally Posted by Lynn33594
RE: male kimono mesh (needed for post 3)

Looked all over. Found it!

Where: www.sapphiresims2.com/showthread.php?t=15024
(-or- Downloads -> Sims 2 -> Meshes -> Clothing Meshes)

NOTE: You'll need to be a registered member to download from sapphiresims2.

I tried this link and the site said that it was broken or something??? I really want to download this

Please help!

Otherwise, its awesome
Test Subject
#1275 Old 9th Nov 2011 at 5:57 PM
I was wondering if anyone would PLEASE make a Tom Riddle? The one from COS? Please? :D
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