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8+ Maxis Match "Value" Mirror Completion Set

by Sophie-David Posted 26th Aug 2007 at 4:40 AM - Updated 28th Jun 2009 at 7:31 AM by Sophie-David : Repaired the broken image links
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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.

Title

8+ Maxis Match "Value" Mirror Completion Set


Description

These downloads contain recolours of the base game "Reflective Glass Mirror", also called the "Value" or simply the "Cheap" Mirror, that sells for §100 and has an Environment value of 1. Used in conjunction with the recolours from Ten Maxis Match "Value" Mirror Recolours, I think you will find that you have enough variations to quite closely match all of the base game counters, with the exception of the Chiclettina sets - I have something special in mind for them. UPDATE: the Chiclettina series is now available here.

I actually created more matches than I uploaded here, but I found that there were several that were so similar that it was not worth having them. When you have to find the best match by a process of elimination then you know you've tried to take the process too far!

The main archive is SDmirrorvalue_club.zip, containing seven mirror recolours that specifically match the cabinets of the Club Room Countertop, plus one recolour in a yellow ash that matches a Chez Moi cabinet, as shown in the three screen shots above.


Secondly, SDmirrorvalue_blk&grey.zip contains two almost black recolours and three shades of grey for Retroville type scenarios. The second mirror from the left in the screen shot is technically not a greyscale recolour, but a "black walnut" in dark brown that I particularly liked. Note that there is a white and an off-white in my first Maxis Match series.

You may include these recolours in any uploaded lots, whether for free or pay - although it would be nice if you included a credit in the description and sent me a PM. Apart from using them in lots, I would prefer that you not upload these collections or portions of them elsewhere, if only because such duplication can cause confusion.


Additional Credits:

SimPE 6.0, which makes it all possible
Corel WEB.PhotoPaint, for making the recolours
Microsoft Photo Editor, for attaching the back of the mirror and for file conversion
BaseGameStarter Pro, so handy for testing base game compliance and speeding up the development process
Attribute Change 5.30, used to adjust a file's date and timestamp, which puts the recolours together in consecutive order, with the most recent recolour being the one furthest to the left. Thus the mirrors are arranged in alphabetical order within the catalogue popup display from right to left. You might also want to keep each collection in separate subdirectories, which will also keep them together in the catalogue display.
Download files
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
SDmirrorvalue_club.zip 54.4 KB 3,385 26th Aug 2007
SDmirrorvalue_blk&grey.zip 35.4 KB 3,110 26th Aug 2007
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