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The Railway Shack - NO CC

by ninotchka Posted 20th Jun 2010 at 2:46 AM - Updated 22nd Jun 2010 at 1:54 AM by ninotchka
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The Railway Shack - only 16,142 Simoleons!

Requires World Adventures and Ambitions
Built with version 4.0.87

I am loving Ambitions! I have been playing a couple of families in Twinbrook and as a result, began to channel my inner redneck....

Jim-Bob Bubkis was a railroad track switch controller way back when Twinbrook's railways were bustling with the transportation of freight for local factories. When freight by train was snuffed out by other more ecological means of transport, the almighty petrol guzzling big rigs, Jim Bob's career came to a screeching halt.

He lived out the rest of his eccentric, loner life in the weed-infested, junk-laden, run-down railway track shack
until he died. Some local folk say that these abandoned railway lines are still haunted by the ghost of Jim Bob.....

Nevertheless, Twinbrook Union Bank is looking to offload this little 15x10 residential lot, complete with Jim Bob's old furnishings/belongings including his trusty old Kenspa scooter. It's a bargain, priced at only 16,142 Simoleons.

It features 1 bedroom/work room/office with fireplace, 1 bathroom, kitchen with combined dining, bookshelf and washing machine. The porch features Jim Bob's original railroad switch levers. The yard includes a few basic types of vegetables,a washing line, some useful scrap and Jim Bob's beloved Kenspa scooter. This starter house is perfect for those loner, eccentric, inventor, slobby Sims in your neighbourhood.

Tips for placement in Twinbrook:
After you've installed The Railway Shack lot locate the railtracks behind the Twinbrook Storage Corporation Warehouse buildings. Zoom in and click on the World Editor button, then the Trees tab. Remove some of the excess bullrushes by grabbing them with the hand cursor and pressing delete. Still in the World Editor menu, click on the Lots tab and select a 15x10 lot. Press the alt key and carefully place this empty lot on the cleared area between the tracks. Now go to the Select button and find The Railway Shack in the "Show Empty Houses" menu. Place the lot on the lot you've just created inbetween the railway tracks. The mail and newspapers are still delivered to the lot in this location, however, when your Sim wants to go shopping/to work etc, the Sim first does a mini-epic run along the railway lines before reaching the road whereby he/she gets into a vehicle/bike/taxi.

15x10 lot
16,142 furnished
10,743 unfurnished

Lot Size: 1x1
Lot Price: 16,142

Number of bedrooms: 1 Bedroom
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 Ambitions
Built with Game Version: 4.0.87
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
The Railway Shack{1}.rar

Size: 2.87 MB · Downloads: 3,137 · 20th Jun 2010
2.87 MB 3,137 20th Jun 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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#26 Old 21st Jun 2010 at 10:36 AM
Very nice Thanks for the placement-clue.

"The only reason people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory. "
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#27 Old 21st Jun 2010 at 4:53 PM
This is great! I love it, thanks for sharing :-)
#28 Old 27th Jun 2010 at 5:26 PM
You're a great builder and imaginative writer!
Lab Assistant
#29 Old 29th Jun 2010 at 8:42 PM
This is just lovley! Thank you!

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Lab Assistant
#30 Old 13th Jul 2010 at 10:32 PM Last edited by RattySim : 13th Jul 2010 at 10:49 PM.
Just placed it... looks awesome! Can't wait to play.

If you're in hell, and are mad at someone,
where do you tell them to go?
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Lab Assistant
#31 Old 25th Jul 2010 at 8:19 AM
Great lot, perfect for a place like Twinbrook. I also like the idea of the lot placement tip, it helps you where to best fit the lot. Thanks!
Lab Assistant
#32 Old 5th Aug 2010 at 6:14 AM
Rusty Johnson is living here now and he's loving this place. He sends his best regards and thanks to you!
Field Researcher
#33 Old 8th Oct 2010 at 5:03 AM
I adore this home but what i love most is that little story! I always love it when ppl add stories to their uploads! It adds a certain charm and appeal. great stuff!
Test Subject
#34 Old 23rd Jul 2011 at 5:57 PM
I love this little build (and no CC!). Twinbrook is my fav town, I basically registered at MTS for this and the cookout. Thanks.
Test Subject
#35 Old 13th Oct 2011 at 6:21 AM
Genius! Thanks!
Test Subject
#36 Old 26th Mar 2012 at 7:31 PM
This is LEGENDARY! Thank you so much!
Test Subject
#37 Old 8th Sep 2013 at 3:19 PM
very well done, I almost wanna go on holiday there myself! :-)
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