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Juice Blender

by plasticbox Posted 21st Jan 2016 at 8:26 PM - Updated 5th Mar 2016 at 11:25 PM by plasticbox
166 Comments / replies (Who?) - 7 Feedback Posts, 18 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 functional juice blender that sims can use to make juice from apples, pears, carrots, tomatos, blackberries, grapes, or oranges.


Update 2016-03-05: Updated with the rest of the Italian translation, revised Dutch translation, and Polish translation for the orange juice.






The blender has various options:
  • Blend Juice ‒ for a single glass
  • Serve Juice ‒ for a pitcher
  • Clean/Repair like on the tea machine; Upgrade is (partly) changed to have custom strings

All juices require ingredients -- one fruit/vegetable for a single serving, six for a group serving. Ingredients are taken either from the sim or the fridge inventory (stuff in the fridge comes first). The better the ingredients are, the better the juice; but Ive tuned it so that sims will drink Okay quality juice without making faces and ewwww-bleh noises (i.e. Okay actually means Okay, not tastes like puddle).

The juices are basically like the Maxis orange juice, just with different colours and more low-polyness and additional half-full states. (Or half-empty states? Discuss! )


Available in Small Appliances for 180, teens and older can use it.



The whole thing still has room for improvement (actually, two rooms), but since I didn't get anywhere I just finished everything else and decided to upload as is for now, instead of fiddling forever:
  • It is using the unchanged tea machine animations (including props, see the Prepare screenshots -- sims pour tea leaves into the machine etc), because in order to make custom ones *and* have sims route to the object right at the start, I would have to override S4_7DF2169C_00000000_0000000000003FCC cooking_Counter.xml (bad idea) or add on to it, and I havent yet figured out how to do the latter. I assume its possible to do that (and probably even quite simple once you know how), but for now, there are tea leaves. The sounds are also from the tea machine but they actually fit quite well ‒ the boiling water is not too unlike mashing fruits into pieces. Use your imagination!

  • Right now the juice in the pitcher and machine (behind the glass) only has one colour option (it is always orange); I havent quite figured out yet how to set material states on the crafting object without breaking the actual crafting. Ideally this should of course match the colour of the juice that is being blended. This is also why it has only one olour option overall at the moment (black/dark grey, like on the screenshots).

Also, on the Prepare screenshots + some others, the glass parts still have a different shader ‒ the final object looks like on the first three screenshots, where the glass on the pitcher is a bit milky (that is on purpose, to make the wrongly-coloured juice less obvious).


Localisation:

Blender and juices speak the following languages: US English (pbox), Simplified Chinese (wuccwzt), Traditional Chinese (egureh), Czech (Rynka_CS), Dutch (ElenaInTheSims), French (PharaohHound/Damabiah/MiniMimi), German (pbox), Italian (Ele88), European Portuguese (azoresman/simshout), Brazilian Portuguese (matheusmm94), Norwegian (therbon), Polish (hubi98), Russian (thesimsclub), Spanish (gato_24). Thank you all!

The additional orange juice has Engish, German, Dutch, Norwegian and French (I hope I got those right -- I learned all my Dutch from Sinaasappelsap packages! ), as well as Chinese (egureh), Italian (ele88), Polish (Piesek64), and Czech (Rynka_CS).

More contributions welcome; see here if you want to translate mods but dont know how.


Polygon Counts:

Juice blender, high poly: 437-529V/476-540F (depending on active state)
Juice blender, low poly: 294-404V/301-349F
Juice blender, high poly sun shadow: 266V/474F
Juice blender, low poly sun shadow: 126V/220F

Juice glass, high poly: 137V/132F
Juice glass, low poly: 86V/72F
Juice glass, sun shadow: 29V/44F


blender, Paint.net, TSRW/Milkshape, XML Extractor, Notepad++, s4pe.

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 4
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
pbox_juiceblender.zip 227.4 KB 108,732 5th Mar 2016
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166 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 69 Feedback Posts, 92 Thanks Posts
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#26 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 6:19 AM
Das ist wundervoll, danke schn!!!
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#27 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 7:38 AM
The work you are doing with the harvestables makes my day! Gives me something to look forward to while playing. Thank you so very much, I really appreciate it.
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#28 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 8:39 AM
You have outdone yourself with this one! Thanks so much. I love it. :)
Test Subject
#29 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 9:56 AM
Really love it ! Thank you very much
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#30 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 11:38 AM
Thank your for your work, this looks really nice! I can't wait to try this juice blender:)
Test Subject
#31 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 12:01 PM
Default Your awesome mods make me want to play TS4...
I currently only play TS3 and though I own all TS4 DLC up to GT, I just can't enjoy it like the GTW days. Anyways back to coolness of your mods...this is phenomenal! Just a few of my personal favs are the custom soups, flower vase, tea pot and now this! I wish they could could be converted to TS3...Gosh I would evaporate! Off to download and boot up TS4 just to try this. Thanks!
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#32 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 12:15 PM
Updated with Russian translation added. Thanks thesimsclub!

Screenshots

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#33 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 12:46 PM
My gardener Sim thanks you a lot
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#34 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 1:01 PM
This is actually truly great.Thank you for sharing.
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#35 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 1:56 PM
You're a saint for taking away potential Stuff Pack business, Plasticbox.
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#36 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 1:56 PM
Great idea ! Thank you
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#37 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 2:29 PM
*敵です*、私のシ*達もきっと喜ぶでしょう。
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#38 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 2:35 PM
please put version in Portuguese
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#39 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 2:39 PM
Portuguese is already included. If it is not working for you, can you be more specific? Is it some strings, all strings, does it say **DEBUG**, or what .. ?

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#40 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 2:47 PM
Fascinating! Thank you! :D
A quick correction to the Chinese translation: Chinese version TS4 is in Traditional Chinese, not Simplified Chinese.
The Chinese strings of this mod is in Simplified Chinese, I think it's better to be consistent with the whole game.
And the translation says Juice Extractor, not Juice Blender. So here is the correction to the stbl file.
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File Type: zip JuiceBlender_STBL-CN.zip (374 Bytes, 10 downloads)
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#41 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 3:03 PM
Thank you!
You know the drinks tray of Spa Day? It would be good to choose which serve drink...
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#42 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 3:39 PM
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Originally Posted by egureh
Fascinating! Thank you! :D
A quick correction to the Chinese translation: Chinese version TS4 is in Traditional Chinese, not Simplified Chinese.
The Chinese strings of this mod is in Simplified Chinese, I think it's better to be consistent with the whole game.
And the translation says Juice Extractor, not Juice Blender. So here is the correction to the stbl file.


Ah, I think we had that topic before -- 0x01 was Traditional, 0x02 Simplified, or the other way around .. and only one of them is used atm. Yeah could be the current translation is mixed up, I will check. Thanks for the heads-up and edit! =)


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Originally Posted by EliasFoxworth
You know the drinks tray of Spa Day? It would be good to choose which serve drink...


No, I don't, but this is not a tray, it's a blender. To serve apple juice, you need to craft apple juice.

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#43 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 3:48 PM
It's just awesome! Thank you very much. How I'd like to have smth like this in TS3!
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#44 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 3:58 PM
:lovestruc
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#45 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 5:48 PM
i am gonna try it out i loved the juice maker in The Sims 2 a lot and my Sims like to garden thank you so much this would be much more awesome than a popcorn machine maxis EA make something please that we really like and want !!!!!!
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#46 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 5:53 PM
Thank you, this is fab! I love how it looks in-game too.
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#47 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 6:39 PM
This is amazing! Very well done!
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#48 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 7:29 PM
This is so cool! I loved playing with the juice maker in Sims 2 and then getting mods to open my own juice shops...speaking of, can the juice be sold in a GTW business or just for home consumption?
Anyway, thanks for the awesome creation, it's nice to add things like this to enrich my game a little more :D
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#49 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 7:50 PM
I know nothing about GtW, I don'thave that. The tuning and tags of the juices are very similar to the Maxis Orange Juice, so they will probably behave similar to that.

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#50 Old 22nd Jan 2016 at 7:53 PM
Wow, thanks so much for this blender! Sims will love having them. :)
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