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Posted 15th Apr 2017 at 4:35 PM - Updated 17th Apr 2017 at 10:29 AM by sweetdevil : added routing test results by Blyss - Viewed 5992 times. Direct link to this thread
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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.
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Edit: regarding the routing, @Blyss made a very helpful comment:
If you have Supernatural you may be familiar with the tall decorative urn that's just a little unsettling. It's even called the Urn of Mystery!
This creation was partially born out of the desire to have a simpler fairy house that didn't look like a dollhouse, like the other two do.
So, now your fairies can do their fairy things with a more minimalist approach
Will not replace the existing Urn of Mystery (decor item under Misc Decor) or conflict with it.
Costs $435 and is available in the same categories as the other fairy houses (I usually find them in Outdoor Activities).
Offers all the perks and interactions as the expensive fairy house, though it does boast a 4x smaller footprint
Comes with 3 new presets and custom thumbnails for them.
Recolorable with 4 channels (body, base, side rings, top ring), like the original Urn.
Can be grabbed and moved around in Live Mode.
Technical: aside from changing the script class, I also changed the _RIG, LITE and RSLT resources to ensure proper routing.
The only downside is that sims can't enter the urn if it's placed on something, so it has to be at the same level as them.
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