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Featured upload! Medieval Marketplace

by jhd1189 Posted 28th Jun 2007 at 8:17 AM - Updated 2nd Jul 2007 at 6:50 PM by jhd1189 : Edited file
51 Comments / replies (Who?) - 23 Feedback Posts, 1 Thanks Posts
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Well, it's been a long time, but I'm finally back with something to add to my medieval collection. This time, I've come up with a commercial lot for your medieval sims: a marketplace! Yes, I know... "Medieval Marketplace" is such a clever name. What can I say?

Anyway... this lot is something that sort of popped into my head because I'm a bit of a goofball who likes to build stuff. Basically, this is meant to be a town from an RPG or a video game of some kind. It has all the shops that you'd need for a quest (a general store, a pub, a food store, a bookshop, and a fortune teller), an inn (with three rooms, of course: cheap, average, and luxurious), and of course only one actual house in the entire village--which seems to be pretty typical of most video games, because the people milling about in town never seem to live anywhere. :D

With a little bit of work (aka adding a more strategic cash register), your sims could turn this into a nice business a la OFB. The diagonal building is almost entirely empty (except for the grocer), so you could easily add whatever sort of business you wanted.

Lot Size: 4x4
Lot Price: 240,378

Custom Content Included:

- Tudor Walls by corvidophile2
- Open Sesame Door Recolors by corvidophile2
- SimWardrobe Arch Recolor by corvidophile2
- Exterior Ivy and recolors by Zelia Theb
- Invisible End Table by redeth20
- Foxgloves by macarossi
- Irises by macarossi
- Medieval window. medieval fireplace, dishes, barrels, cauldron, stool, hutch, flour sacks, table, wall lamp, bench, Medieval bathroom set (sink, toilet, bath tub), decorative cart, broom, egg basket, garden tools, decorative hen and rooster by Taroo
- Produce display recolor by mistletoesquest
- Push cart by Gnurpsel
- Medieval Wall Banner and recolors marinasims2
- Stack of books by Taroo
- Medieval Wall Flagpole adn recolors by marinasims2
- 3 Tile Map by Taroo
- Knight on the Tiles by gromit
- Ye Olde Wall Torch by wintermuteai1
- Chinese Lion by MaxoidMonkey at The Sims 2 Official Site


Custom Content NOT Included:
There were, as usual, a few things that I couldn't include with the lot, so I'm afraid you're going to have to download them yourself.

Lethe_s's medieval hearth and counter recolor, available here as well as her Shield of the Black Prince, available here.

The winery windows (part of the free download) at woodforsims.

The decorative books from AvenidaSims, available here.

The 2x3 Tapestry from Caravan Shop Sims2, available here.

The Crescent arch column by SimWardrobe, available here.

The climbing vine, the larger climbing vine, and the flowering climbing vine, all by Zita and available here.

Aaannddd... I think that's everything. Enjoy!



Oh and don't upload my lot anywhere. Thanks.

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

University Nightlife Open for Business Pets Seasons
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Marketplace.rar 6.19 MB 18,345 2nd Jul 2007
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .sims2pack file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Install: Double-click on the .sims2pack file to install its contents to your game. The files will automatically be installed to the proper location(s).
  • You may want to use the Sims2Pack Clean Installer instead of the game's installer, which will let you install sims and pets which may otherwise give errors about needing expansion packs. It also lets you choose what included content to install. Do NOT use Clean Installer to get around this error with lots and houses as that can cause your game to crash when attempting to use that lot. Get S2PCI here: Clean Installer Official Site.

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Field Researcher
#26 Old 28th Jul 2007 at 2:47 AM
This...is...awesome! Thank you so much!
Test Subject
#27 Old 4th Aug 2007 at 11:53 PM
I downloaded it today but can't find it in my neighbourhood lots list. :S
Field Researcher
#28 Old 9th Aug 2007 at 8:14 AM
This is absolutly fabulous! I never even imagined someone making this! Its amazing...and im not being sarcastic. It inspires me to make my own...but i dont think i could do as good as you. This is spectacular! Great work!!!

~ ҉ SimArchitect ҉ ~
Lab Assistant
#29 Old 5th Sep 2007 at 2:25 PM
omg! sooo great!! same i cant download it, dont have all exp packs! great job! love it :P
Test Subject
#30 Old 3rd Nov 2007 at 12:46 AM
Im having the same problem as RenaLynnka I downloaded this lot and installed it using Sims2Pack Clean Installer, but it didn't show up in my game. I've redownloaded and reinstalled it several times, but it still doesn't show up in my neighbourhood. Can you help me please?
Lab Assistant
#31 Old 26th Nov 2007 at 5:59 PM
I'm pretty sure I saw this town in Final Fantasy 5-- I remember passing underneath an arch just like this Thanks so much!!

Necromancy is Good
Test Subject
#32 Old 8th Jan 2008 at 5:14 PM
Of course it should be a featured lot, this is spectacular!!!
It's going to fit perfectly in my harry potter neighborhood.
Test Subject
#33 Old 20th Feb 2008 at 3:23 PM
absolutely gorgeous! It's perfectly well made. Thanks for sharing.
Lab Assistant
#34 Old 4th May 2008 at 2:10 AM
Lol! I've seen that pattern in almost every RPG I've played -- 1 house for every 20 or 30 wandering NPCs.

Great work, by the way!

Live. Laugh. Love. Sim.
Test Subject
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Test Subject
#35 Old 13th Jul 2008 at 1:53 AM
I love this ;D
But i dont have all those expansion packs, so can someone recommend me something like this or any kind of marketplace that just needs the basegame?
Test Subject
#36 Old 29th Jul 2008 at 11:41 PM
OH MY GOSH! I got so incredibly giddy when I saw this-- I've been looking for a medieval-ish village for a story I'm writing on the sims, and this is more than perfect! This has become practically my all time favorite lot now!
Test Subject
#37 Old 20th Aug 2008 at 5:07 PM
wow this looks amazing and is exactly what i was looking for thank you very much
Scholar
#38 Old 25th Oct 2008 at 5:02 AM
This is gorgeous, and I'm thrilled to download it.

One problem, though -- I clicked on the Wood for Sims link, and there were no windows listed on that page, nor any free downloads, just a link to take you to their shop. Could you check on the windows again? Thanks!

"You must be the change you want to see in the world." -- Gandhi
Test Subject
#39 Old 14th Jan 2009 at 6:44 PM
I, too, haven't been able to find the free downloads on Wood for Sims.
Kinda sucks 'cause this lot looks awesome and I'd like to be able to play it.
Forum Resident
#40 Old 6th Feb 2009 at 5:33 AM
Beautiful!

Thank you.
Test Subject
#41 Old 28th Feb 2009 at 8:27 PM
this is just wonderful
Test Subject
#42 Old 28th Feb 2009 at 8:28 PM
i am new to modthesim2 but this is wonderful i downlode to add to my harry potter village
Lab Assistant
#43 Old 31st May 2009 at 6:09 PM
Thanks for all the work you did on this lot.. This must have taken you loads of time !
Scholar
#44 Old 10th Sep 2009 at 7:50 AM
This is perfect for Veronaville!
Test Subject
#45 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 9:28 PM
Whoa.. Ye has done it again haha. Good job man Good luck with the downloading numbers.

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Field Researcher
#46 Old 30th Jan 2010 at 8:08 PM
I hadn't seen this before, and even though I don't play Sims 2 anymore, I just wanted to say that it's lovely I'm a big rpg and fantasy fan. You're so right about there never being enough houses for all the peope in the games haha!!
Test Subject
#47 Old 28th Jun 2010 at 1:57 PM
Default Winery windows where?
I can't seem to find the winery windows over at woodforsims so if anyone can help with that thank you very much.

Caravan Shop Sims2 is now Sim Design Avenue and you can find the 2x3 Tapestry here
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#48 Old 22nd Dec 2010 at 2:39 AM
Love medieval lots, and your is done so well too.
Thank you for sharing this beautiful lot with us. Can't wait to try out in the game!
Lab Assistant
#49 Old 16th Jan 2013 at 4:44 PM
Yea. this looks like ThesimsMedieval- village outskirt's shop : )
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