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Mailbox default color replacement

by windkeeper Posted 25th Apr 2006 at 4:17 AM - Updated 16th Dec 2008 at 2:32 PM by -Maylin-
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This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.

This custom content if it is not clothing, may require a seperate download to work properly. This is available at Colour Enable Package (CEP) by Numenor.

These are not simply recolors of a mailbox, each of these files will actually replace default white mailbox color in the game. You can only install and use one color replacement at a time.

To install copy the file into your Downloads folder. To remove simply delete the file. The package only changes the default color of the mailbox, nothing else. No expansion packs required. All the metal parts are shiny and reflective, except for the one that comes with the aged wood.

I also included matching regular mailbox recolors (wind_mailboxrecolors.zip). Those you can extract all at once into your Downloads and use at any time to change the color of the mailbox. They will not interfere with color replacement files. CEP required.

Do not to upload these files to any other site. You are welcome to use them in lots submitted to MTS2 or TSR. You can also get matching mailbox covers by me at TSR. Those come with a small shelf for sims to place the mail on.
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Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
wind_mailboxcolorreplacement_aged.zip 62.8 KB 2,690 25th Apr 2006
wind_mailboxcolorreplacement_black.zip 50.2 KB 2,772 25th Apr 2006
wind_mailboxcolorreplacement_blue.zip 54.7 KB 2,113 25th Apr 2006
wind_mailboxcolorreplacement_dark.zip 52.6 KB 2,546 25th Apr 2006
wind_mailboxcolorreplacement_green.zip 54.9 KB 1,911 25th Apr 2006
wind_mailboxcolorreplacement_med.zip 54.3 KB 2,226 25th Apr 2006
wind_mailboxcolorreplacement_white.zip 51.4 KB 3,205 25th Apr 2006
wind_mailboxcolorreplacement_light.zip 54.4 KB 2,855 25th Apr 2006
wind_mailboxrecolors.zip 378.8 KB 7,311 25th Apr 2006
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: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
4. CEP Required: The CEP is necessary for this download to work. Make sure that you have the newest version of the CEP installed. Get it here: The Official CEP Download.


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