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Springville - a new Neighbourhood (only basegame needed)

by himawara106 Posted 21st Jan 2010 at 7:19 PM - Updated 5th Apr 2010 at 10:12 AM by Delphy
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This is my first neighbourhood upload for the sims 3 - so please be kind.

You find in Springville all rabbit holes, many community and residential lots. It is a small neighbourhood and I playtested it and it runs very smoothly.

All collectibles and fish species can be found in the neighbourhood. There are many fishing spots, beach spots, a waterfall and other things to explore.

You can change ingame residential to community lots and vice versa.

I hope you like it - please leave a "thanks" if you like it or comments for suggestions etc.

General
  • Map Size: Small
  • Spawn Points: all from the basegame

Performance
  • Routing Info: Sims can go everywhere except into the water or on the top of the mountains.
  • Layering: Two layers: one for the lots and one for the game objects and spawning objects
  • Textures: I have used 6 textures


Lots
Total Number: 52
Residential (20):
20x18: 1
20x20: 4
26x33: 1
20x30: 3
30x30: 3
30x20: 7
40x40: 1

Rabbitholes (all, 16):
Jail: 40x40
Military: 54x44
Cemetery: 64x32
Hospital: 30x40
Stadium: 33x50
Small restaurant: 22x11
Police: 30x30
Science: 64x64
Wellness: 22x21
City Hall: 48x64
Corporate Towers: 36x32
School: 22x39
Restaurant: 18x16
Theater, Bookstore, Grocery: 64x32

Community: (16 - empty lots)
20x22, 8x15, 30x20, 6x8, 30x30, 20x25, 22x20, 18x14, 40x30, 40x25, 20x28, 30x30, 20x20, 40x56, 50x40, 20x30

You only need the basegame to play this hood.


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

This is a multi-part download:


Unpacking: When I upload here, the system gives the files two unequal names and so you can't extract it at once. You have to extract the first and when it asks for the second you have to choose it (it should be in the same folder).
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Springville.part1.rar 8.58 MB 43,374 21st Jan 2010
Springville.part2.rar 5.63 MB 38,305 21st Jan 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. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. 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.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).


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.


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