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Picked upload! Two retro-TV from Soviet Union

by Stanislav Posted 26th Dec 2013 at 11:30 AM - Updated 4th Dec 2014 at 9:03 PM by Stanislav
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Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Are you ready for a bit of nostalgia? Let's back in USSR.

Welcome two wonderful retro-TV which were the most popular in Soviet Union: "Gorizont" (Horizon) of 1978 and "Berezka" (Birch) of 1989.
TV "Berezka" was so sensitive that if you get close, you become its antenna. And if TV "Gorizont" did not show the image, you could knock it to make it work again.

- you can place the TV on the floor or on the surface and rotate in any direction available in TS3;
- you can choose the variants of TV with antenna and without in recolors;
- the first two variants of each TV are not available to recolor manually, just because they colored in factory colors;
- the last two variants of each TV recolored in fun style just to show you that it's available to recolor manually;

- you can place the small objects (small vases with flowers, alarm clock, candles) on the left top of each TV;

- all labels are on simlish;
- the TV names and descriptions translated on all languages available in game.


1. Name: TV "Horizon", price: 80 simoleons;
2. Name: TV "Berezka", price: 100 simoleons;

Catalog Location: Buy Mode, Electronics, TVs.

Polygon Counts:
TV "Gorizont": 2940 polygons, 3567 verticles;
TV "Berezka": 2240 polygons, 2743 verticles.

Additional Credits:
"Berezka" was my TV from 1989 till 1996.
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Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
GorizontTV.zip | Description: TV "Gorizont" of 1978 7.15 MB 14,312 26th Dec 2013
BerezkaTV.zip | Description: TV "Berezka" of 1989 9.56 MB 12,704 26th Dec 2013
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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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Tags: #birch, #berezka, #horizon, #horizont, #soviet union, #soviet, #tv, #russian, #istanislav, #stanislav