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Featured upload! Mexican Flair

by -Shady- Posted 11th Aug 2010 at 4:20 PM - Updated 14th Dec 2010 at 5:03 AM by fanseelamb : fixing ep tickboxes
96 Comments / replies (Who?) - 23 Feedback Posts
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
A new project called mexican Flair is finish! I never took so long for creating a house in ts ever. i worked about a week and noticed that my computer is pensioner now :D
i decided that this lot should be a residential area, because i thought a community one would be weird. It's perfect for big familys or a apartment sharing community, because it's really expensive I hope you enjoy this small village!

you will need World Adventures and the new Ambitions EP to get the result as in the pictures.

size: 39x39
costs furnished: 271,557§
costs unfurnished: 102,251§

no custom content included
fully furnished

Lot Size: 4x4
Lot Price: 271,557§
Tags: #mexican, #mexico, #village, #town, #house

Number of bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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

World Adventures Ambitions
Built with Game Version: 4.2.3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Mexican Flair.rar 2.34 MB 13,856 11th Aug 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.
2. Select the .sims3pack file you got from extracting.
3. 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.
5. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Select the house icon, find the lot in the list, and tick the box next to it. Then press the Install button below the list.
6. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the lot to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
7. Run the game, and find your lot in Edit Town, in the premade lots bin.

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.

Need more help?

If you need more info, see Game Help:Installing TS3 Packswiki for a full, detailed step-by-step guide!
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#2 Old 11th Aug 2010 at 5:44 PM
Really unique and colorful! Nice work! (:

Call me Tyu. (:
Test Subject
#3 Old 11th Aug 2010 at 5:53 PM
loves it!
#4 Old 11th Aug 2010 at 6:52 PM
Thanks :D

Knight Of The Moon
Test Subject
#5 Old 11th Aug 2010 at 6:53 PM
Nice work! Really reminds me of some sections of towns in New Mexico and Arizona.


If you're too busy to laugh; you're too busy.
#6 Old 11th Aug 2010 at 7:46 PM
Thanks! I really like it! :D
#7 Old 11th Aug 2010 at 8:24 PM
Ohh, I love those big lots. Very nice and detailed work. Good job Looks very authentic.
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 11th Aug 2010 at 8:47 PM
WOW! What a perfect lot for a music video!

this is going to be a featured upload ^___^

Party up in here! BYOO!! Bring Your Own Overalls!!!
#9 Old 12th Aug 2010 at 12:06 AM
Absolutely gorgeous, those colours, shapes and Mexican details look stunning together! Gobsmackingly beautiful work, Shady
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#10 Old 12th Aug 2010 at 6:15 AM
Everything about this lot is so beautiful, Shady. The vibrant colors, the attention to detail, clear over to the architecture. Awesome lot

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Lab Assistant
#11 Old 12th Aug 2010 at 6:42 AM
Where does El Mariachi sleep? :>
Awesome lot!

I don't take requests anymore. Archive of my creations: http://sims3tattoostudio.wordpress.com/
Test Subject
#12 Old 12th Aug 2010 at 7:10 AM
this looks AMAZING!
12th Aug 2010 at 8:23 AM
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Field Researcher
#13 Old 12th Aug 2010 at 8:38 AM
The colours are wonderful - so bright and happy. The lot really looks great. Thank you :D

for more of my lots check out my blog: smmishing.wordpress.com/
Mad Poster
#14 Old 12th Aug 2010 at 10:51 AM
Lovely, cheery and colourful, very nice work, thank you!
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 12th Aug 2010 at 1:47 PM
@RogeerBlood I find it rude and insulting when you're posting in Spanish trying to show yourself better than someone. The Sims is just a game, we all know that - we know that not every house in Sweden is red and white, not every house in Japan has pagoda roof and not every house in Mexico is so colorful and cheerful. Sayint that this house is Mexican shows that -Shady- was inspired by Mexico, not disappointed. It's a good thing!

Again - love this creation -Shady- and I'm working on a community who can live there. A cop and a thief will live there for sure. A musician and his stubborn librarian. Any more ideas? :>

I don't take requests anymore. Archive of my creations: http://sims3tattoostudio.wordpress.com/
Field Researcher
#16 Old 12th Aug 2010 at 4:41 PM
This is absolutely beautiful, I adore the colours. Thank you so very much.
Test Subject
#17 Old 12th Aug 2010 at 8:37 PM
@des, I think you should have someone with the Childish trait for the kid's room.
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 12th Aug 2010 at 9:14 PM
@rabbit - yeah, I don't want any kids in that lot. There will be love and hate (and mucho woo-hoo).

I don't take requests anymore. Archive of my creations: http://sims3tattoostudio.wordpress.com/
#19 Old 13th Aug 2010 at 12:55 AM
@RogeerBlood I agree with des-demmonia. Shady tried to capture a Mexican atmosphere in her lot, and she successfully did it! I know that not every house in Mexico has as many colors as this one, and that not everyone in Mexico wears a sombrero every day. But as des-demmonia said, The Sims is just a game. Take a look at Shang Simla, Champ Les Sims and Al Simhara. Those countries aren't like that IRL. What makes this house special is the attention put in details!

Shady congratulations on your featured upload, keep it up !
13th Aug 2010 at 2:16 AM
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Test Subject
#20 Old 13th Aug 2010 at 2:23 AM Last edited by polluxval : 13th Aug 2010 at 2:35 AM.
As a Mexican I just have to say that the colors arent very popular here, all the rest its fine. The problem its a mexican series called "EL chavo del ocho" wich used a lot of colorfull houses but in fact that was becouse the set was reused by an old series and they never get rid of the colors (called here in mexico "color pastel" or "cake color" ... :p)
But you should used more yellow/orange collors or even white with red used in almost 80% of the little towns here in mexico. Aside from that everything else its just nice, i must say that its like the japanese houses, not every house its the same but the intention of the cultural view its what matters.

nicely done. :D


oh btw, "viva piñata" was another game that used a lot of colors wich its incorrect regarding mexican culture.
Test Subject
#21 Old 13th Aug 2010 at 7:37 AM
WOW :o this is really something else! Thank you very much, i love it! :D
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#22 Old 13th Aug 2010 at 12:23 PM
oh... ok, i don't want to affront someone... i just have played a Adventure game called "NI Bi Ru" and there was a Screenshot on my computer i must have taken during i played.. and i saw it again and had to try it out for the sims. I didn't copy every detail and changed and added things and colors just because of my taste I wanted to create a special feeling of mexican villages, although i've never been to Mexico. To make sure that it wouldn't be too strange i "googled" mexican houses and saw them like i built mine.

@RogerBlood: Please write in english please,when you can answer to these posts above yours, i think you are able to
Test Subject
#23 Old 13th Aug 2010 at 12:51 PM
Wow!! When I saw this, I remembered a place in a game called Ni Bi Ru, but I thought it was my imagination.
And now I know that I had seen it before, when you mentioned the game XDDD

Rogeerblood, please, write in English so everybody can understand you. I´m Spanish and I don´t think that it would be more difficult for you than it is for me.
Test Subject
#24 Old 13th Aug 2010 at 2:52 PM
This is a wonderful village, I like the colors. I'd like to know where you got the aged walls from? Like the dusty edges.
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