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Wee Barnoid #18 – Starter for six sims (under 22.000§) – No CC

by plasticbox Posted 27th Sep 2009 at 10:27 PM - Updated 29th Sep 2009 at 12:51 AM by plasticbox
14 Comments / replies (Who?) - 14 Feedback Posts
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
A compact family starter for 6 sims that will be affordable for two adults and four children or teens. This has a fully useable basement – all of the inside walls are regular walls (not foundation), so the light remains functional and the walls will collapse in walls-down view. The basement rooms have sunlight, as well.

1 x double bedroom
3 x single/twin bedroom
4 x bathroom (2 furnished)
1 x kitchen/dining
1 x living room

It is quite sparsely furnished due to the very limited budget, but there is still room for additions – the kids' bedrooms have space for desks or dressers, the upstairs landing could be used for an easel or desk, and the double bedroom also has space for a dresser. Two of the bathrooms (one private, one on the main floor) are also still unfurnished.

The upstairs twin bedroom can easily subdivided (just like the bedroom/bathroom on the other side) if you prefer that each of your sims have their own bedroom. The single bedroom in the basement would have room for another bed, it would also work very well as a hobby room.

Built on the smallest lot I have (16x18), so it can be rotated in any direction on every other lot. Playable from at least three static camera angles.

Prices given below (F = Furnished; U = Unfurnished) are when placed on a regular 20x30 lot.

Please don't PM me with questions. Post questions/feedback about this particular house in this thread, generic build mode stuff in the Build Mode forum. Thanks.

Base Game content only. This house will look exactly like on the screenshots.

Lot Size: 2x2
Lot Price: 18.638§ U, 21.981§ F
Number of bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Starter Furnishings
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
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Size: 2.49 MB · Downloads: 4,692 · 27th Sep 2009
2.49 MB 4,692 27th Sep 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!
14 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 13 Feedback Posts
Lab Assistant
#2 Old 27th Sep 2009 at 11:11 PM
Very nice job on this one! I would never be able to build a starter for six sims o.o
Field Researcher
#3 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 12:21 AM
Phenomenal job! Thank you!
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 4:21 AM
Trust pbox to come up with a starter for a six-sim household! Amazing!

I have gone out to find myself. If you see me before I get back, please let me know where I'll be.
Field Researcher
#5 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 4:32 AM
you did a great job! i love all of your starters, especially when my sims can use the extra lot space for gardening
#6 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 6:25 AM
I've always loved your houses!!! Can you show me how to do my stairs that way? Any tutes I should be looking up?
Lab Assistant
#7 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 6:53 AM
I like this , small but big enough for a family of 6.Thank you for sharing!

Great work!
Test Subject
#8 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 9:05 PM
As usual.
I expect great things out of you plasticbox
Field Researcher
#9 Old 28th Sep 2009 at 11:57 PM
I almost always play 6 Sims at a time. If I don't play 6 Sims at a time in one household, I play 5 Sims in one household. It's obnoxious trying to find them Starter homes. Thanks.
Lab Assistant
#10 Old 29th Sep 2009 at 2:22 AM
I tell ya I just can't get enough of these houses! Every time I see a new one I get all dorky and excited. They're just so cute. XD
Test Subject
#11 Old 1st Oct 2009 at 4:56 AM
I love this house. In fact, I love all of your houses. Great work and keep them coming!

Although, I was wondering how you did the stairs for this. Not the Split level, I know how to do that. I am having problems stacking the stairs like a stairwell. The game tells me I cant put it there. How did you do it?
Top Secret Researcher
#12 Old 5th Oct 2009 at 4:35 AM
Wow this is great. Thank you.
Not actually evil.
#13 Old 19th Oct 2009 at 3:03 PM
So small, but so fanciful! How do you keep doing it?

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Lab Assistant
#14 Old 23rd Feb 2010 at 5:58 AM
I love it so much. Thanks.
#15 Old 2nd May 2010 at 9:10 AM
Just what I needed! Thank you :-)