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Piece of Manhattan - Late night apartment NO CC

by Arisuka Posted 6th Nov 2010 at 6:43 PM - Updated 31st Dec 2010 at 8:06 PM by Arisuka : A small technical tweak
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zomg my first lot upload, enjoy the outcome of my painfully hard work with super-duper details!



When we went to New York for a holiday, our cab driver asked us whether we had given him the right address when he pulled in front of a building that looked exactly like the one in the middle.. New York is amazing in all of it's dirtyness and weird impractical stuff, so let's have our sims enjoy some of it too!



The lot has three buildings, which the shortest and the middle one are just basically deco-buildings only. The taller red bricked includes a groovy apartment, and a storage space that can be used as a space for band practices and parties, or as artistic studio or whatever you want and need for your simmies!

The apartment has an elevator that goes to two floors. The other floor is for NPC characters and the other for your simmies.
The apartment is decorated in groovy city style, and it has one room that is currently used as an office, but it can easily be changed into an extra-bedroom. There's also the iconic fire ladder thingies that you see everywhere in NYC, but they obviously are just deco so don't forget the fire alarms.
There are also 4 parking spaces.

The other deco building is a house under heavy renovation, but in the ground floor is a guitar shop. The other building is purely decoration only, and your sims can't enter neither of them not even by mistake, so they won't get stuck there or anything.




I've used decoration objects from WA and couple of AMB objects, so the lot works okay without the two EP's, but you'll lose a lot of the details of the outside. Late night is a must though, the lot isn't meant to be run without it, so don't even try it!



Brick pattern by Hydroxide
Destroy pattern by Around the sims 3

I have used codes while building, so be careful not to remove parts of the buildings (like the fire stairs, elevators..) since you won't be able to get the as they were if you aren't experienced in using codes in build mode!


The lot size is 35 x 25


Lot Size: 3x2
Lot Price: Furnished 37,406
Unfurnished 7,589

Number of bedrooms:
      1 Bedroom
Custom Content Included:
      None: No Custom Content included
Furnishings:
      Fully Furnished: Lot is completely decked out in furnishings
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 Late Night
Built with Game Version: 6.0.81.009
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Piece_Of_Manhattan.rar

Size: 3.90 MB · Downloads: 14,393 · 6th Nov 2010
3.90 MB 14,393 6th Nov 2010
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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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Lab Assistant
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#26 Old 7th Nov 2010 at 3:55 AM
WOW!!! This looks so AWESOME!!! Thank you!!!
Lab Assistant
#27 Old 7th Nov 2010 at 4:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Arisuka
feldynn

Pretty much all of the decoration objects of the outside are from buydebug.


Groovy, thanks!
Test Subject
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#28 Old 7th Nov 2010 at 6:09 AM
Very nice. Thank you
Lab Assistant
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#29 Old 7th Nov 2010 at 7:46 AM
So much attention to detail! It looks absolutely stunning for your first lot, Arisuka! I'm going to love having this in my neighborhood.
Test Subject
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#30 Old 7th Nov 2010 at 9:43 AM
Whoa! seriously LOVE this. thanks sooooo much!
Inventor
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#31 Old 7th Nov 2010 at 11:13 AM
This is awesome!! And many thanks for using no cc. I hate lots with much cc in it.
Field Researcher
#32 Old 7th Nov 2010 at 2:02 PM
I love it! It reminds me of my son's apartment in NYC. I did find some routing problems however. My Sim can't use the frig and the sink in the bathroom because of the items around it. I moved the frig and table under the sink so she can use them. I love the way you had it better (as far as the aesthetics) but I had to play this lot! It's perfect for LN. By the way, I put it where the fire station was.
Field Researcher
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#33 Old 7th Nov 2010 at 11:42 PM
your not the only one having crash problems in buy/build!

This is yummy!
Thanks a Million
Lab Assistant
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#34 Old 8th Nov 2010 at 2:29 AM
This is great, but I am curious to know if you were able to get NPC's to move into the lot after moving your own in there, all the apartment buildings I have made refuse to let NPC's move in they just remain forever empty.
Inventor
#35 Old 8th Nov 2010 at 6:30 AM
I just love all the little details of your lot and your pictures are great, very atmospheric. If this had been made with a computer crashing every 30 minutes, I can't imagine what you could do with one that is working perfectly...

Awesome work!
Test Subject
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#36 Old 8th Nov 2010 at 12:34 PM
This apartment is just awesome. Too bad I borked my game "a little" and can not play the lot as much as I'd like yet but I placed it near the bridge, moved my sims in immediately to see how fast I fall in love with the house. It was very fast indeed! I hope your computer behaves and we see more lots like this from you. Thank you for sharing.
Test Subject
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#37 Old 8th Nov 2010 at 1:29 PM
Good job!!!
Scholar
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#38 Old 8th Nov 2010 at 4:05 PM
Incredible job!
Inventor
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#39 Old 8th Nov 2010 at 4:49 PM
I especially love the interior Will love to have this whenever I'm able to get Late Night lol
Forum Resident
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#40 Old 8th Nov 2010 at 6:58 PM
Zomg I Want This For The Sims 2.
Test Subject
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#41 Old 9th Nov 2010 at 12:04 AM
I second feefifofum! This would be absolutely awesome atmosphere for my urban sims2 city! If you decide to convert, let me know and I'll help out any way I can! The pictures by themselves are awesome!
Lab Assistant
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#42 Old 9th Nov 2010 at 2:10 AM
Absolutely incredible! A mind-blowing fantastic lot, everywhere I look... it's just perfect! Can't thank you enough for sharing this build with all of us!
Test Subject
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#43 Old 10th Nov 2010 at 10:13 PM
So realistic and great! Thanks a lot!

Astrid
Field Researcher
#44 Old 11th Nov 2010 at 9:06 AM
I could swear that that Red brick never came with NL... I swear I HAVE seen it before.. I think its a custom pattern on this site.. /me goes to check

EDIT - http://modthesims.info/download.php?t=367745 is that it? I cant really tell.. But I know that that pattern isnt in my CAST..

I didn't see you there. Hello. *runs* | Visit my CFF World thread
Rogue Redeemer
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#45 Old 11th Nov 2010 at 4:36 PM Last edited by Arisuka : 11th Nov 2010 at 7:54 PM.
TVRdesigns

I've added the credit links for the two patterns now.
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#46 Old 12th Nov 2010 at 4:44 AM
Love this lot--I added this lot to my customized version of Bridgeport and am using it as the legacy house for my band!

So funny--the NPC that is living in the downstairs apartment is a magician (tee hee!). Seriously, this lot is made out of pure awesomeness--perfect for my grungy Brooklyn-esque neighborhood.
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#47 Old 12th Nov 2010 at 7:59 AM
WOW Amazing!
Test Subject
#48 Old 14th Nov 2010 at 10:11 AM
Hey, is there any reason for this lot not to appear while being placed in the neighbourhood? It's not the EP, nor the cc.
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#49 Old 16th Nov 2010 at 1:40 PM
How many bedrooms?
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