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Field Researcher
#276 Old 13th Sep 2019 at 9:55 AM
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Originally Posted by jje1000
That looks really cool! Is it Japan?

I might suggest one thing- using mid-rise deco buildings so you don't need to build so much!

I think that Cities Skylines has a decent set of buildings that they pulled from Cities in Motion that can work well converted to TS3.


Thank you, Jj, for the suggestion. Yes, I try to create a "Japanese big city" feel, and yes, now that I upload the pic, I can see that these deco skycrapers from Aroundthesims3 (conversions from TS4) don't look very good here. They are fabulous at night when all lightened up, but by daylight, not really Japan. I haven't been lucky with finding deco high-rises or mid-rises so far, but I'll search for Cities Skylines conversions. (You recognized your apartment building from São Paten, right? I use a few apartments from São Paten because of their off-white colors and concrete box '60s/70s aesthetics, they can fit into an Asian city nicely.)
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Lab Assistant
#277 Old 20th Sep 2019 at 5:55 AM
I have the same problem finding proper deco for my Tokyosou CAW.

Mad Poster
#278 Old 23rd Sep 2019 at 1:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Floraflora2
Thank you, Jj, for the suggestion. Yes, I try to create a "Japanese big city" feel, and yes, now that I upload the pic, I can see that these deco skycrapers from Aroundthesims3 (conversions from TS4) don't look very good here. They are fabulous at night when all lightened up, but by daylight, not really Japan. I haven't been lucky with finding deco high-rises or mid-rises so far, but I'll search for Cities Skylines conversions. (You recognized your apartment building from São Paten, right? I use a few apartments from São Paten because of their off-white colors and concrete box '60s/70s aesthetics, they can fit into an Asian city nicely.)


I would definitely try to convert from Cities Skylines in order to create the midrises, as it's a lot of effort making shells!
Mad Poster
#279 Old 28th Sep 2019 at 11:07 PM
Bridgeport at night:

Lab Assistant
#280 Old 5th Oct 2019 at 1:14 AM
Just started this beast. More work than I was expecting haha
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"Fear is only in our minds. But it takes over all the time."
Lab Assistant
#281 Old 26th Oct 2019 at 8:42 PM
Kabuki theater inspired by the Kubukiza Theatre in Tokyo

(how does one post several images with small thumbnails? ^_^
Lab Assistant
#282 Old 27th Oct 2019 at 1:58 AM
[QUOTE=how does one post several images with small thumbnails? ^_^[/QUOTE]

With the Go Advanced option

"Fear is only in our minds. But it takes over all the time."
Field Researcher
#283 Old 31st Oct 2019 at 6:33 PM
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Originally Posted by SakuraPhoenix
Kabuki theater inspired by the Kubukiza Theatre in Tokyo

(how does one post several images with small thumbnails? ^_^


Hehe, yes, I recognized it, and it's surrounded by high-rises just like that in RL. My only problem with theater-like or opera house-like lots in TS3 like this is that I can't figure out a useful function for them - because, apparently, they cannot be played as theaters - even with a Showtime stage, sims will never flock into the auditorium to sit down and watch. Did you build the Kabuki-za? And what do you use it for: decorative only or does it have a Sims-compatible function?
Lab Assistant
#284 Old 6th Nov 2019 at 5:16 AM
Flora; Sorry so late was on vacation
Yes, I built it ^^ I am using it as a rabbit hole movie theater. It has been really hard to find a way to make it filled...which I guess it can't ;_; Ah well, at least it's functioning.
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Scholar
#285 Old 2nd Jan 2020 at 10:36 PM
I thought I had a quite good computer but the combo of Island Paradise and weather did not work out that well Oh well, I can still post some pics from the game I guess...

And here is a weather report for Isla Paradiso: Minus three degrees Celsius and heavy snowfall. And a couple of paparazzi's all around.


And how do we know who would go out in just her underwear to fight some uninvited guests? Just Asala Karam I guess. It's freezing cold out there but she just don't care...

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Lab Assistant
#286 Old 20th Mar 2020 at 2:41 AM


Finished a Casino for Twinbrook, as the original Riverboat one was not working for me (I mean, it works, but did not fit into my world aesthetic)






Dead Ringers
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Lab Assistant
#287 Old 8th Apr 2020 at 8:24 PM
This is still mid-build and might be the worst thing Ive ever undertaken. I hope its worth it haha
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Lab Assistant
#288 Old 20th Jun 2020 at 11:14 AM
My last house, greek inspired.
Mad Poster
#289 Old 20th Jun 2020 at 11:04 PM Last edited by AGuyCalledPi : 20th Jun 2020 at 11:29 PM.
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Oasis Landing in winter

Damn, this really gives a new sort of post-communist feel in a way. Long live the commie block.

insert signature here
( Join my dumb Discord server if you're into the whole procrastination thing. But like, maybe tomorrow. )
Instructor
#290 Old 21st Jun 2020 at 12:47 AM
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Damn, this really gives a new sort of post-communist feel in a way. Long live the commie block.
Um...yeah
Lab Assistant
#291 Old 10th Aug 2020 at 7:54 AM
Default Beach House
This was my first attempt at a beach house, and it was way outside my comfort zone. Not only because it was a beach house for one, which is very different from houses I design in general, but also because I loved how colorful Isla Paradisio was and I wanted to create a very colorful house as well. I'm not 100% on how I did on it. As well, the sims I was designing it for had different personalities from my normal sims, which is really why they're living in Isla Paradisio in the first place. Artemisia (a 3rd generation sim) is very athletic and fell in love with the beach, the windsurfing, the ocean, then men... haha. Well, here is the home I created for her, her husband, and her teenage stepdaughter. I had to post it now because they've got a baby on the way and some changes are going to have to be made, and I haven't decided what yet! (practically, I'll have to get rid of the dressing room, or add another floor onto the house, but I'm considering shipping the daughter off to boarding school just so I don't have to change this house!!! I really went all out with it, trying to create a little slice of paradise for my sims.
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Test Subject
#292 Old 18th Feb 2021 at 7:45 PM
Scholar
#293 Old 31st Mar 2021 at 1:28 PM
How dark do you want your house to be?
Answer: Y E S








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Test Subject
#294 Old 5th Apr 2021 at 5:40 PM
Default The new house for Roommates in Twinbrook - exterior





Check out my YouTube channel and Tumblr - I'm renovating Twinbrook
Field Researcher
#295 Old 23rd Jul 2021 at 9:37 PM

wip
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Scholar
#296 Old 16th Aug 2021 at 2:20 PM


A postcard view of Oakshot-by-Riverview. Looking across the village green to the Old Rectory, and the half timbered Tudor style Manor House. To the right is the parish church of St Simia.

Oakshot is a self contained village I built on a more or less unused part of Riverview, using only my own houses. Here is an aerial view of the whole village...



The village green is a performance park, where the annual Oakshot Festival is held, and across the road is the Dog and Duck Inn. The lot to the left of the church consists of a book shop and a grocery store (using rabbithole rugs) and behind them is the village hall. To the far left, down by the river is Oakshot Mill, and just over the hill near the crossroads is Oakshot Priory, with the ancient Abbey ruins behind it.



A closer look at Oakshot Mill. It is currently used as a fishing spot, but could easily be converted for residential use. There are five families living in Oakshot, with room for two more.

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Scholar
#297 Old 12th Nov 2021 at 9:19 AM
My latest build: Suncatcher, modern two bedroom home built with glassy elements..





And two of my most favorite parts of the house, the semi indoor garden at the ground and the glass enclosed hallway at the second floor..



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