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A charming "Welcome Home" (3 bedrooms)

by nivaso Posted 17th Aug 2009 at 8:20 PM - Updated 18th Aug 2009 at 5:46 PM by nivaso
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Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Welcome Home

A cozy house surrounded by flowers, built with wood and stone. It has a charming garden with swimming pool, little veranda and flower area. Perfect for families!

Price
Unfurnished: $ 58.953
Furnished: $ 96.860

A short description

Lower Floor
Living room with fireplace, dining room, toilet, master bedroom with private bathroom.

Upper Floor
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom



THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE BASE GAME:

The Statue of an Unknown Seamstress (at the swimming pool) – Full Storybook Set
The bed and dresser in the master bedroom - Full Storybook Set
The bookshelf in the living room - Full Bayside Set
The Ray's Shades in the kitchen - Full Bayside Set
Little Lightbulb Sconce in the garage – Wall Light (Decoration – Lighting – Wall Light)

If you want these items to appear in your game, you will need to purchase them at the online store of The Sims 3, which you can find on: www.thesims3.com

Direct Link to the Online Sims 3 Store Sets: http://store.thesims3.com/category....action=setsView

enjoy


Lot Size: 3x4
Lot Price: $ 96.860

Number of bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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 3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Welcome Home.rar

Size: 2.93 MB · Downloads: 5,211 · 17th Aug 2009
2.93 MB 5,211 17th Aug 2009
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Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.
2. Select the .sims3pack file you got from extracting.
3. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
5. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Select the house icon, find the lot in the list, and tick the box next to it. Then press the Install button below the list.
6. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the lot to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
7. Run the game, and find your lot in Edit Town, in the premade lots bin.

Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.


Need more help?

If you need more info, see Game Help:Installing TS3 Packswiki for a full, detailed step-by-step guide!
 
28 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 26 Feedback Posts
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Scholar
#2 Old 17th Aug 2009 at 8:35 PM
Wow! Very pretty and warm home!

Thank you
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 17th Aug 2009 at 8:45 PM
I absolutely love this!! Very pretty house and amazing garden!
Thanks
Test Subject
#4 Old 17th Aug 2009 at 9:27 PM
This house is great. So well laid out and presented. I would love for my sims to live here.
Test Subject
#5 Old 17th Aug 2009 at 10:03 PM
Wow this house is perrrrrfect!
Wiki Wizard
#6 Old 17th Aug 2009 at 10:25 PM
WOAH! :o this is superb, thank you!


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Mother Function
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#7 Old 17th Aug 2009 at 10:30 PM
OH WOW! This house is amazing!

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Inventor
#8 Old 17th Aug 2009 at 10:58 PM
Great job!! I just love the interior and the brick you chose on the front of the house! Thank you for sharing!

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Instructor
#9 Old 17th Aug 2009 at 11:02 PM
Oh my gosh! That garden! Those pictures! So pretty and so perfect - great job x
Lab Assistant
#10 Old 17th Aug 2009 at 11:03 PM
Very well done! The house looks amazing and I especially love the garden.
Field Researcher
#11 Old 17th Aug 2009 at 11:49 PM
Gorgeous! And your images are stunning as well.
Field Researcher
#12 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 2:00 AM
So that's what Sims 3 looks like on a really good computer lol. I'm using a laptop and it doesn't look half as good as that.

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Forum Resident
#13 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 3:21 AM
So realistic looking - I love it!

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Test Subject
#14 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 6:30 AM
Amazing!!!
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#15 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 7:39 AM
Hi there, though I have the game running on max quality and the the graphics look really beautiful, it still doesn't look that way. Most of the pictures
have 4 filters (shadow/light, color filter, grain and sharp mask). When playing the game, things on distance get blurry, nice for playing, but less nice for taking pictures. Hope this explains it a bit
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#16 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 11:03 AM
nivaso,

please list the Store content used in this lot in post #1. People need to be aware it's not going to be furnished like this if they don't have that installed.

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Test Subject
#17 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 11:05 AM
wow, this looks absolutley lovely! thanks for sharing
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#18 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 12:50 PM
Hi, that's a good point you make, but I think this should be filtered when uploading. On some download sites the store content items are automatically filtered and displayed. The Online Store already contains about 200 store items, so if we have to list every single item, this will cost way too much time. For the moment you could maybe still manage this. But I'm sure that in the comming up months the Online Store will contain hundreds of items, no way to list them all. So I think this should be solved starting with the "source problem", ...How can they improve the upload process? Maybe a good point for Modthesims2?
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#19 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 2:08 PM Last edited by plasticbox : 18th Aug 2009 at 2:23 PM.
I agree that in a fantasy world, where we'd have as many coders as we'd like working on the site for free, it would be great if they'd already have whipped up an upload wizard that lists it all for you =D . But, this isn't the case at the moment.

For now, it's the responsibility of every uploader to point out where to get the content that isn't included. Since the game doesn't package anything – store items or user-made CC –, you'll have to either list it, or not use it. You cannot show screenshots of something that's not in the lot, with no indication that it isn't, and no link where to get it.

I know it can be hard to tell, since when you don't install the stuff with the Launcher there's no obvious indication in-game whether or not something is a base game item. Workaround: temporarily remove all your CC, and enter the lot to see what is missing.

Please list the missing items. Your upload will be tagged if you don't.


ETA, just to clarify: I'm not asking that you make a complete list of all the items in the Store! I'm asking for you to point out what is *used in this lot*, like for example "The couch in the bedroom is from the Suchandsuch Set, available in the EA Store, here (with link)". Sorry if that was unclear.

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Instructor
#20 Old 19th Aug 2009 at 2:36 AM
Wow this house is beautiful!

Smile.
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Mother Function
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#21 Old 19th Aug 2009 at 3:14 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by plasticbox
I know it can be hard to tell, since when you don't install the stuff with the Launcher there's no obvious indication in-game whether or not something is a base game item. Workaround: temporarily remove all your CC, and enter the lot to see what is missing.


Or--since the amount of furniture should be low at this time--you can go through each buy section and note what has the little green diamond in the corner

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#22 Old 19th Aug 2009 at 3:20 AM
daluved1, that icon doesn't show when you install content with a 3rd party tool like 3viewer.

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Original Poster
#23 Old 19th Aug 2009 at 8:31 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by plasticbox
daluved1, that icon doesn't show when you install content with a 3rd party tool like 3viewer.


Yes, I can see it by the green diamond . From now on I'll make a list with store content while constructing. But I try to use a less store content as possible. Like just some lamps for e.g.
Test Subject
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20th Aug 2009 at 1:13 AM
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Test Subject
#24 Old 20th Aug 2009 at 1:21 AM
oops I accidently deleted my message when I meant to edit....sorry. =D
Anyway, nice house thanks for sharing! Placed it in my game and looks great!!!
Scholar
#25 Old 20th Aug 2009 at 5:25 PM
this is great! keep up the good work!



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