Walls and floors by Lama at The Medieval Smithy
Category: Electronics -> Audio
EPs Required: None – base-game compatible
Poly Count: (848 – 912)
Update, 6 Feb, 2019: Meduza has updated these to have NL/BV/Pets/FT functions. Thank you for doing what I should have done ages ago! ❤
I love the TSM music boxes, I think they’re adorable, and so I really wanted to convert them and make them functional (read that: turn them into stereos. ‘Cause I cheat like that in my medievalish ‘hoods). Problem was, I knew for a fact this was something that had been done before, and I don’t like to repeat what somebody else has already done if I can help it. So, like Ol’ Blue Eyes I did it my way, and turned them into stereos… with custom animations. 😀
When the music box is turned on (do you turn on a music box?), the lid opens, and the figurine appears and starts rotating. It will obligingly keep on doing so until you turn the music box off; then the figurine disappears again and the lid closes. But you don’t have to take my word for it – see for yourself:
So. The music boxes. 🙂 The first one is the ‘Crazy King Kronenberg’ Music Box for $150.
Then we have the ‘The Passion of Lovers’ Music Box seen spinning around above, for $205…
…and the ‘Pixie’s Lament’ Music Box for $210. This one is my favourite, it reminds me a little of this music box with a ballerina I had when I was little. 🙂
There is also the ‘Prancing Pegasus’ Music Box for $215…
…and last, but not least, the ‘Werms Warble’ Music Box for $220.
For all five music boxes, the velvet (felt, whatever it is) inside has three recolours: the original red, blue and green. Unfortunately the catalogue thumbnails will just be three identical (closed) music boxes; even though I’ll happily do custom cameras, I’m not quite brave enough to attempt custom thumbnails – sorry. 😦 The recols will always be in the order red-blue-green, though – or, you can simply hold off with the recolouring until you’ve turned the music box on and the lid is open. 😉
Also, since these are medieval music boxes, Sims can’t very well use a plastic remote with little green lights to turn them on and off – that would be too anachronistic, even for me. 😛 So you get an invisible remote to go with them.
This remote is not a default replacement, though, so it can coexist peacefully with any default replacement remotes you might already have in your game. But you do need to have it in your game, otherwise you’ll get an error the moment you try to turn a music box on. But the remote is only 12 polys and the file less than 4 kB, so I’m confident your computer can handle it. 😉