11 JULY 2005: Fixed an issue that prevented the user-created recolours to show up in the catalog. All the 5 Water Towers have been updated. Added a sample recolour (for the Big and Medium versions only).
14 MAY 2005: IMPORTANT UPDATE!!!
This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Somehow, the GUIDs of these water towers conflict with another object of mine: the glass double door (from the Wall-Window set). I've updated the GUIDs in all the Water Towers (except the huge one, that was correct), so PLEASE RE-DOWNLOAD!
This Water Tower represents a real landmark in Pleasantview, I'm sure that everyone will recognize it
Now it can be bought from the Buy Mode catalog (in Misc/Misc section).
It comes in 5 sizes, ranging from Huge to Mini (Polygon count: 1406, regardless the size).
To help you get an idea of the relative dimensions, in the attached picture they are compared to a 5 storey building. The Huge version is really oversize: to look at the top, you have to switch to First Person camera! (And the huge version is 50% of the original mesh!).
Much to my surprise, I've found that the mesh is very detailed, as you can see from the pictures.
1) Oddly enough, the Water Towers placed in the lots *are not* displayed in Neighborhood view;
2) Though some of them are really big, all of them are 1-tile objects: I suggest to place them at the corner of the lot, otherwise your sims might pass through them.
The Water Towers are EP-ready, have unique GUIDs and are recolourable (the only recolourable part is the "Sims2" design).
When you select it from the catalog, don't forget to read the description! :D