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Natural Garden Edgers

by HugeLunatic Posted 1st Apr 2011 at 4:55 PM - Updated 31st Mar 2011 at 5:05 PM by HugeLunatic
56 Comments / replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts, 21 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
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Low Garden Fences
A couple of fences that I used alot in TS2 and missed for TS3. While TS3 did include a bamboo fence, it looks like some cheap plastic knockoff and doesn't resemble bamboo at all IMO. The first preset for the Cut Stump and Bamboo is an overlay that uses the texture from TS2 and is not CAStable. The second preset is CAStable but the cut stump fence has some heavy shading to keep the woodgrain and the rope on the bamboo fence is not CAStable. The third fence is a small rock edge border that has one channel and one preset.



Technical Bits
  • §3 (Cut Stump & Bamboo) §4 (Rock Edger)
  • Build/Fences
  • 1 Channel
  • 2 Presets (Cut Stump & Bamboo) 1 Preset (Rock Edger)


Polygon Counts:
Cut Stump
Straight - 267
Diagonal - 387
Post - 43

Bamboo
Straight - 691
Diagonal - 924
Post - 35

Rock
Straight - 236
Diagonal - 346
Post - 31

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Sims 3
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HL_GardenFences.rar

Size: 359.1 KB · Downloads: 40,534 · 1st Apr 2011
359.1 KB 40,534 1st Apr 2011
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Veteran Finn
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#2 Old 1st Apr 2011 at 5:00 PM
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Lab Assistant
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#3 Old 1st Apr 2011 at 5:47 PM
OMG!! Thank you so much!
Field Researcher
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#4 Old 1st Apr 2011 at 6:12 PM
I missed these fences, too! Especially the bamboo one. Thank you so much!
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Theorist
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#5 Old 1st Apr 2011 at 7:09 PM
Lunie, you're a genius. You remind us of all the stuff we missed from Sims 2 that we used to use As everyone above me has posted - thank you, thank you, thank you!!!~~hugs~~
Test Subject
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#6 Old 1st Apr 2011 at 7:52 PM
This was REALLY wanted & appreciated. Thanks!!!!!
Eminence Grise
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#7 Old 1st Apr 2011 at 8:01 PM
Ahh, I had really been wanting something like that rock border It's lovely, thanks!
Forum Resident
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#8 Old 1st Apr 2011 at 8:34 PM
I could see me using this in a couple of houses. Thank you!!!
Test Subject
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#9 Old 1st Apr 2011 at 10:18 PM
Thank you , I have missed these .
Lab Assistant
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#10 Old 1st Apr 2011 at 11:07 PM
These are all great, but I especially can't wait to use the rock border.
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#11 Old 2nd Apr 2011 at 12:27 AM
Meh, fubarred my first thankya... Anyway, these are great and make up for naughty April Fools jokes! lol
Field Researcher
#12 Old 2nd Apr 2011 at 2:55 AM
I have wanted these for so long. Thank you!
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#13 Old 2nd Apr 2011 at 4:25 AM
Couldn't tell you how many times I tried to make a rock border (actually, I can. Four.) and failed! They look great :D
Forum Resident
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#14 Old 2nd Apr 2011 at 4:34 AM
Thank You very much! I can really use these. Keep up the good work.
Scholar
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#15 Old 2nd Apr 2011 at 10:46 AM
Ooh, yay! I used to use these all the time. Thanks so much!
Scholar
#16 Old 2nd Apr 2011 at 10:56 AM
Wow! This is something I wished to have,a loong time ago.I am in love with your garden edgers.Can't wait to launch the game !

Hm....Please don't be mad at me if the following question sounds like a request : If you have some spare time,could you add a mini hedge ( same height as the edger on the first pic)...It would be great for any formal garden.

Thanks so much !
Zombie Socks
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#17 Old 2nd Apr 2011 at 11:57 AM
Ah! Too cute! Too cute! <3
Field Researcher
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#18 Old 2nd Apr 2011 at 12:08 PM
wonderful, you are truely my hero!
Thanks a Million!
Field Researcher
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#19 Old 2nd Apr 2011 at 2:05 PM
Perfect this is just what I have been looking for, for my gardeners.
Scholar
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#20 Old 2nd Apr 2011 at 3:33 PM
Thank you soooooo much!! You are awesome!!!!!!!!!!
Field Researcher
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#21 Old 3rd Apr 2011 at 4:37 PM
I love the rocks.
Test Subject
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#22 Old 3rd Apr 2011 at 5:08 PM
awsome, thank you
Field Researcher
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#23 Old 3rd Apr 2011 at 7:13 PM
Loooove these! I missed the wooden stumps so much from TS2! Thank you!
Test Subject
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#24 Old 4th Apr 2011 at 1:36 AM
All 3 of these are excellent...I too missed them from TS2...you rock!
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