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Posted 6th Aug 2017 at 8:04 PM - Updated 12th Nov 2017 at 10:31 PM by icemunmun : Updated to the Pets patch - Viewed 40690 times. Direct link to this thread
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Tags: #Canning Station, #Custom canning Skill, #Custom harvestable, #Gardening, #Skilling, #Plants, #functional Object, #Craftable
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Minor Update - 12th Nov 2017
An attempt was made to fix the Transparency issues of the retail shelves post patch.
Compatible with Pets Patch PC - 126.96.36.1990 / Mac 188.8.131.520
Update - 9, Nov, 2017 : Pets Patch
--- Updated to Pets Patch (PC - 184.108.40.2060 / Mac 220.127.116.110)
--- Added Russian Translations by ViolettaJevans
--- Canning Skill Tweaks to make the skill more balanced
--- Price Tweaks
--- Slots added to the Canning station - 29 small + 3 medium
--- Skill icon reduced in size ( The icon will not disappear at low settings any more )
--- The sim now eats preserve from the Jar with a spoon ( and not a fork )
--- New model for Poor Quality Preserve added
Update - 7.08.2017 : Misc Bug Fixes and Translations
---- 1. Added Translations - Traditional Chinese (konansock , wuccwzt ), POR_BR (simshout), German (Jevi) and French (YuuNyuu)
---- 2. Added Outdoor Retreat GP as requirement for the mod ( as some users without OR were having some issues)
-----3. Flirty Buff with Berry Jam will no longer appear in children
---- 4. Plasma Jam and bread will increase thirst and and a small amount of hunger for vampires
---- 5. Fixed some wrongly appearing strings
---- 6. The Garlic Spread can be properly made now if you have 6 harvestable custom garlics in your inventory
---- 7. Some minor bug fixes
Update - 7.08.2017
--- So yeah, while merging the individual files some of the Non-english strings went missing ( ). I have updated the packages with the missing Non-English strings.
--- If you want to help translate the mod, I have added the strings to this comment . The package contains 3 string tables. (translation will be much appreciated)
--- If any last exception appear then download the file icemunmun_Black_plate
I loved the Canning Station from Sims 3 and have been wanting to recreate it in sims 4 for quite some time. When I saw the poll for the eco Living SP, I knew this theme was not going to win because Laundry!!
Anyway so I took up my half finished stuff and finished it asap!
2. What does the mod do? Catalog Details
The Mod adds -
i) Canning station (To make various kinds of preserves)
Catalog Details -
Name - Canning Station
Price - 2000 Simoleons
Location - Appliances --- > Stove
Presets - 6 presets
ii) A new 10 level custom Canning Skill
iii) Retail GTW shelves - Comes in two sizes
Catalog Details -
Name - Canning Preserve Display / Canning Preserve Display - Medium Height
Price - 200/120 Simoleons
Location - Surfaces --- > Display
- Function --- > Retail
Presets - 10 presets
Slots - 24 small + 6 medium / 16 small + 6 medium
3. Interaction on the Canning Station
i) Make Jam ( Available from Canning Skill Level 0)
--- Requires 6 harvestables
--- Makes a Jar of Jam which is then put on a surface or into the inventory by the sim.
--- Gets a special Buff (This is my Jam!)
ii) Make Pickles (Available from Canning Skill Level 3)
--- Requires 6 harvestables
--- Makes a Jar of Pickles which is then put on a surface or into the inventory by the sim.
--- Gets a special Buff (Pickled Life!)
iii) Make Spreads (Available from Canning Skill Level 6)
--- Requires 6 harvestables
--- Makes a Jar of Spread which is then put on a surface or into the inventory by the sim.
--- Gets a special Buff (Spread The Love)
4. Canning Skill
--- 10 Level Skill
--- 3 Skill Books available from the bookshelf :---
i) Canning Skill Vol 1: To Can or Not to Can?
ii) Canning Skill Vol 2: Cantastic Fruits and Where to Can Them
iii) Canning Skill Vol 3: If I can can, I will can!
--- Custom Skill icon
--- Custom Speech and thought bubbles
--- Skill can be gained by reading the skill books or by making Preserves
--- Different Skill levels unlock different Preserves
--- Making Preserves is a Custom Club Activity (Get Together EP)
--- Custom Canning steps
5. Table of Jams, Pickle, Spreads
--- Each Jar costs 120 simoleons. Price maybe modified according to skill level
--- Jar can be sold from Inventory/Retail Shelves/City Living Craft tables
--- Jars of preserves do not spoil
--- Jars are not found in the catalog but are searchable by the name of the preserve (If you want to grab them quickly)
Interaction on the Jars
--- Sim eats Jam/pickle/Spread directly from the jar with a fork
(Issue - The jar has the lid on while being eaten from. Also sometimes the empty jars shows prices. Please ignore and clean them up. No cheating and selling empty jars!)
--- Gets special moodlet
ii) Eat with Bread
--- The Jar is consumed and 6 plates of Bread with preserve appears in the inventory.
--- The plate of Bread with Jam/Pickle/spread can be eaten as normal food
--- The plate of Bread with Jam/Pickle/spread is toddler compatible
--- The plate of Bread with Jam/Pickle/spread can be packed into Lunch Sacks (Parenthood GP)
iii) Sell To Evil Corporation
--- Jar can be sold for a hefty profit
--- Sim gets Special buff
8. Custom Buffs
9. Requirement -
Outdoor Retreat Required
Optional - Vampire GP for Plasma fruit , Custom plants (If you do not have the pack or the custom plant, the preserve will simply won't appear on the list)
1. Vampire GP - Plasma Fruit
2. Harvestable Olive
3. Harvestable Peach
4. Harvestable Blueberry
5. Harvestable Raspberry
6. Harvestable Garlic
7. Harvestable Parsnip
8. Harvestable Cucumber
9. Harvestable Corn
10. Harvestable Green Chili
11. Harvestable Vanilla Bean
12. Harvestable Pistachio
13. Harvestable ChickPea
10. Compatibility - Outdoor Retreat Required
2. Harvestable Peach
3. Harvestable Blueberry
4. Harvestable Raspberry
5. Harvestable Garlic
6. Harvestable Parsnip
7. Harvestable Cucumber
8. Harvestable Corn
9. Harvestable Green Chili
10. Harvestable Vanilla Bean
11. Harvestable Pistachio
12. Harvestable ChickPea
11. Issues - Mainly graphical at lowest settings - The canning pot becomes translucent
- The skill icon disaappears - to be fixed in the next update
12. Future direction - Addition of more moodlets
- More options for gameplay enhancement
- Support for more EA and Custom harvestables as they are released
--- Heart fruit
--- Celery, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Chard, Asparagus
--- Sweet Potato, Yam, Tapioca
--- Passion Fruit, Lytchee, Pineapple
13. Patch Level - Made with Game Version PC Version 18.104.22.1680 / Mac Version 22.214.171.1240
14. Conflicts: Should not conflict with any other mod
i) Canning Station -
High LOD - 2049 Vertices/1410 Polygons
Med LOD- 1632 Vertices/1018 Polygons
ii) Canning Pot -
High LOD - 1559 Vertices/1816 Polygons
Med LOD- 1248 Vertices/1248 Polygons
iii) Canning Jar -
High LOD - 283 Vertices/320 Polygons
Med LOD- 236Vertices/242 Polygons
iv) Plate of Bread - (Includes Plate)
High LOD - 268 Vertices/320 Polygons
Med LOD- 204 Vertices/226 Polygons
v) Empty Jar -
High LOD - 236 Vertices/242 Polygons
vi) Empty Plate -
High LOD - 128 Vertices/124 Polygons
Vi) Canning Skill Books –
High LOD - 178 Vertices/106 Polygons
Vii) GTW Retail Shelf -
High LOD - 364 Vertices/224 Polygons
Viii) GTW Retail Shelf – Medium Height -
High LOD - 316 Vertices/200 Polygons
16. Translations - Traditional Chinese (konansock , wuccwzt ), POR_BR (simshout), German (Jevi) and French (YuuNyuu)
16. Files –
a) icemunmun_Canning_Base - The main mod
b) icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_EA - The Preserves using harvestables included in the game. Requires icemunmun_Canning_Base. This file is required for the preserves to show up in game.
c) icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_Custom - The Preserves using custom harvestables. Requires icemunmun_Canning_Base. This file is required for the preserves to show up in game.
d) icemunmun_Canning_RetailShelves_GTW - Retail shelves. Requires Get to Work EP.
e) icemunmun_Black_Plate - Required for black plates of the Bread and Preserve
If you have even one custom harvestable then you require files a, b and c, e (icemunmun_Canning_Base, icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_EA, icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_Custom, icemunmun_Black_Plate )
If you have NO custom harvestable then you require files a, b and e (icemunmun_Canning_Base, icemunmun_Canning_Preserves_EA, icemunmun_Black_Plate )
Note - I have separated the files because it will be easier to update in future
-EA Maxis for Grandma's Canning Station for some meshes and ideas
-Sims 4 studio
- Canning station Overhaul by Butterbot for inspiration
- All my simming friends for the feedback and encouragement. Love you all!
-Thank you to everybody who have reported issues and helped in testing
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#Canning Station, #Custom canning Skill, #Custom harvestable, #Gardening, #Skilling, #Plants, #functional Object, #Craftable