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Zelda Castle (inspired by Ocarina of Time)

by candlelight82 Posted 14th Jul 2010 at 5:17 PM - Updated 15th Jul 2010 at 12:25 AM by candlelight82
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Hi folks,

I present you Zelda Castle (from Ocarina of Time)

I have to tell you some things about this lot first, because it's not like my others.

- Thanks to Revenger who asked me if I would help him rebuild the "Zelda - Ocarina of Time" - world. You can find his thread here Zelda World.
- So my part was to build Zelda Castle, it was planed to be a special feature of the world.
The lot wasn't meant to be playable, just a nice decoration and visitable lot in the world.
Revenger and me worked together. He was responsible for the main hall, big tower, the arboretum and basic underground work.
- Also thanks to Simmiller for advices. She works on the Deku-Tree and world.

Anyway. There wasn't too much progress since february, so I decided to release the castle now.
It's fully furnished and playable.
I tried to stay as close as possible to the original. (see picture with original game screenshots).
If you ever played this game on the N64, you'll remember the obstacle-way to get inside the castle. You can take this way on my lot, too.

Expansion Pack 1 (World adventures) required
Saved with game version
Furnished: 785,878
Unfurnished: 544,556
Size: 60x60

Parking lot 1x (stable), Moat (Pool), Dungeon, Wine-cellar, bedroom 2x double, 4x single, main hallway, throne room, kitchen 2x, dining room 2x, bar, living room, Links training room, library, painting room, plants room, arboretum, bath 8x, relax areas in- and outside,
explore kings tomb (find triggers first)

Used EA Store Content:
Harvest Bounty: free
Riverview: free
Cellar Arch: free

Have fun

When you place the lot in your world, have a close look at the ground painting,.. if you feel it doesn't look right, then please turn the lot around before placing! That's a general problem when placing lots with ground paint, it has nothing to do with my lot.

Lot Size: 6x6
Lot Price: 785878
Tags: #castle, #zelda, #ocarina, #of, #time, #nintendo, #link, #ancient, #fantasy, #rpg

Number of bedrooms: 5 or more
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

You must have the expansion, game version or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 3 World Adventures
Built with Game Version:
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Zelda Castle.rar

Size: 4.48 MB · Downloads: 9,605 · 14th Jul 2010
4.48 MB 9,605 14th Jul 2010
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
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!
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Rabid Recoloring Renegade
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#2 Old 14th Jul 2010 at 6:10 PM
Fabulous! It looks wonderful, and you've done an exceptional job on the interior decorating. Great work!
Test Subject
#3 Old 14th Jul 2010 at 6:23 PM
WOW!!! This brings back so many memories! I loved that game! Great job!!
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 14th Jul 2010 at 6:38 PM
i LOVE IT! Man, so many memories come flooding back, thanx!

Test Subject
#5 Old 14th Jul 2010 at 6:45 PM
OMG!! This is AMAZING! I love it!! Can't wait to have my sims visit my once fav. game place! It kinda makes me wanna play the game agin!!! Great job!!
Test Subject
#6 Old 14th Jul 2010 at 9:31 PM
Wonderful!! Very beautiful! I have to have it in my game.
Test Subject
#7 Old 14th Jul 2010 at 9:33 PM
This is beautiful! Fantastic work!
Test Subject
#8 Old 14th Jul 2010 at 10:49 PM
Cool, but is World Adventures really necessary?
Test Subject
#9 Old 14th Jul 2010 at 11:04 PM
All I can say is, good job. You finally got it done!

... and..... thanks!
Lab Assistant
#10 Old 14th Jul 2010 at 11:11 PM
Sweet! Now I gotta find a Link and Zelda to live there.
Test Subject
#11 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 12:14 AM
That is awesome...this is totally going in my game...if only the person who did twilight princess Zelda for sims 2 would create for sims 3...that would be even better...*goes hunting for link sheik zelda and midna*
Original Poster
#12 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 12:22 AM
@The Don of Louisville
- Yes World Adventures IS REQUIRED, because of the traps and levers,...
I didn't show them on the pictures, there's a tomb to discover
#13 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 12:54 AM
Its incredible.Not enough words.Zelda OoT is one of my favorite games ever.A year ago have replayed it with the N64 and it was so sweet....! Now I NEED your Zelda Castle in my Sims 3 game.It will be a bridge (ridable with Epona) between Zelda and our Sims 3 !

Thank you so much for sharing this fabulous magnificent word.
Test Subject
#14 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 1:57 AM
This'll go nicely with the Triforce, Goron Ruby, Zora Sapphire and Kokiri Emerald i downloaded

How bout a Ganon castle after this? so we can have them as neighbours..... bad neighbours like the kind u dontwanna live next to, drop their relationship to a -100
#15 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 3:04 AM
This was built by a true expert! I so enjoyed the tour of your beautiful castle.
Test Subject
#16 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 5:35 AM
OMG this is perfect i love zelda games! this will work great in my city!!! thank you sooooooooooooo much your like the new god!!!!:D
Test Subject
#17 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 5:48 AM
Wow, nostalgia. The moment I saw it the memories of the obstacle course instantly came rushing back. This is beyond incredible - it's perfect down to the last square.
Test Subject
#18 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 5:58 AM
Just had to say that you rock and I applaud you on your hard work to try to recreate Zelda's castle. Good job! :-)
Field Researcher
#19 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 6:37 AM Last edited by ClicknPsycho : 15th Jul 2010 at 6:39 AM. Reason: punctuation :)
Well, I never played, but my daughter just said it was perfect
and she is a zelda freak !!!

I'm downloading right now! Thank you.

Test Subject
#20 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 6:54 AM
This is truely the best castle to date!.... And it's zelda's as well which makes it even more perfect!! Love the little touches and decor! THANKS!
Field Researcher
#21 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 10:00 AM
This is so amazing - you are truly the artist of the castle! I don't think they come any better than you - thank you so much.
Lab Assistant
#22 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 10:46 AM
Impresionante trabajo ...! Me quedo sin palabras ...! Awesome work ...! Words escape me ...!
Mad Poster
#23 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 2:57 PM
This looks incredible - great work as always!
Lab Assistant
#24 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 3:34 PM
I don't give comments easy but i have to say, this is amazing @.@ i love you for this
Test Subject
#25 Old 15th Jul 2010 at 4:22 PM
This is amazingly accurate! Great job on this. Definitely using this!
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