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Lakeside Pool Accessories

by tkdjunkie Posted 18th Nov 2005 at 8:13 PM - Updated 7th Mar 2006 at 3:18 PM by tkdjunkie : Added some water terrains
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This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.

This custom content if it is not clothing, may require a seperate download to work properly. This is available at Colour Enable Package (CEP) by Numenor.

Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
This is my first recolor that I've ever shared before (I'm kind of new with this, lol).

I recently uploaded this house with a swimmable lake. (To learn how to make this kind of swimmable lake, click here. )

And after uploading the house, it occurred to me that the Maxis white diving board and ladder really don't look like they belong at the end of a dock like that. So I've made recolors to make them look more realistic. Now they have wooden planks, and the metal parts look rusted (like what you'd see on a real dock).

Instructions: Extract the rar file to your My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads directory.

Compatibility: This should be compatible for all users.

Hope you like it!

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

Sims 2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
WaterTerrains.rar

Size: 88.2 KB · Downloads: 27,653 · 7th Mar 2006
88.2 KB 27,653 7th Mar 2006
Rusty Wooden Ladder and Diving Board.rar

Size: 115.0 KB · Downloads: 37,613 · 18th Nov 2005
115.0 KB 37,613 18th Nov 2005
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

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

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
4. CEP Required: The CEP is necessary for this download to work. Make sure that you have the newest version of the CEP installed. Get it here: The Official CEP Download.


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Instructor
#2 Old 18th Nov 2005 at 8:18 PM
Oh wow!! Thank you so much..these are so very beautiful.Thanks again tkdjunkie.
Field Researcher
#3 Old 18th Nov 2005 at 8:19 PM
you're right
that does look more realistic
thanks
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 18th Nov 2005 at 8:47 PM
thankz 4 sharing i just wish i could get my pond 2 work but never can but i still d/l it just in case i do get it 2 work (LOL)
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 18th Nov 2005 at 9:30 PM
how do you get that pool ????????? please tell me how you got that pool/ lake thingy mabober

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#6 Old 18th Nov 2005 at 9:40 PM
this looks cool! thank you

I'd like to learn how to make a swimmable lake too but it seems like the link is broken?

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#7 Old 18th Nov 2005 at 10:12 PM
The link is working, but it takes you to the maxis exchange. That site is up and down all the time (overloaded servers or something). Here's the link again just in case:
http://thesims2.ea.com/exchange/sto...?asset_id=20008

If you want to search for it at the exchange, it is in the Stories/Tutorials section, and it is called "SWIM in a lake!" by HabboArwen.

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Lab Assistant
#8 Old 18th Nov 2005 at 10:13 PM
Great work!

Could you maybe create a lot that has a pond on it already? No house, just a pond off to the back somewhere so that people who have difficulties building ponds can have a lot where they can still build there own house, but one with a swimmable lake?
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#9 Old 18th Nov 2005 at 10:22 PM
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Originally Posted by samanthamas
Great work!

Could you maybe create a lot that has a pond on it already? No house, just a pond off to the back somewhere so that people who have difficulties building ponds can have a lot where they can still build there own house, but one with a swimmable lake?


I can I have to go to work for the rest of the evening (so I can't make anything tonight), but I'll bet I could upload an empty lot with just the swimmable lake by the end of the weekend.

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Lab Assistant
#10 Old 18th Nov 2005 at 10:48 PM
could you make a zip? :confused:

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Scholar
#11 Old 18th Nov 2005 at 10:58 PM
This is a great idea, thank you!
xo
Instructor
#12 Old 18th Nov 2005 at 11:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Sk8erxidental
could you make a zip? :confused:
Get WinRAR or alzip instead of requesting a zip. Rars are twice as less in size than zips are.Once again great work tkdjunkie.
Lab Assistant
#13 Old 18th Nov 2005 at 11:33 PM
Rely nice

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Inventor
#14 Old 19th Nov 2005 at 1:09 AM
Wow! I was visiting someone's profile page and saw they were viewing this thread so I popped in and I like it! Great job!!! I've been looking for something like this for a while!!
Thank you!

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Lab Assistant
#15 Old 19th Nov 2005 at 2:15 AM
Thanks for sharing this. Now I have to try to build house with a swimmable lake.


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#16 Old 19th Nov 2005 at 9:30 AM
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Originally Posted by tkdjunkie
I can I have to go to work for the rest of the evening (so I can't make anything tonight), but I'll bet I could upload an empty lot with just the swimmable lake by the end of the weekend.



yeah!!!! Thanks TDK!! when you do the lot could you, would you, PLEASE make it the BIG lot lol. I cant wait to read how to make a swimmable lake, just ahve to wait and hope I guess
Thanks again!!!
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#17 Old 19th Nov 2005 at 9:55 AM
Oh cool!
Scholar
#18 Old 19th Nov 2005 at 3:03 PM
fantastic - thanks
Field Researcher
#19 Old 19th Nov 2005 at 5:16 PM
great! thanx, they are really nice :P

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#20 Old 19th Nov 2005 at 9:26 PM
Perfect for rural lots!!
Thank you!!
Great recolors!!

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Inventor
#21 Old 20th Nov 2005 at 1:18 AM
Might I add, I've installed the objects you recolored and they look GREAT ingame! So you know. So much better thank you again!
xts

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Lab Assistant
#22 Old 20th Nov 2005 at 1:28 AM
Thanks tkdjunkie! Ya a big lot would be great! I always use the big lots.....my sims have way too much space, lol!
Field Researcher
#23 Old 20th Nov 2005 at 2:45 PM
Thanks - both for these, and for pointing to the tutorial! Now I can send my fantasy sims swimming without the clean-cut lines of the pool :D

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#24 Old 20th Nov 2005 at 4:22 PM
Okay, the lot is available for download HERE.

Hope that helps!

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Scholar
#25 Old 20th Nov 2005 at 5:43 PM
Thank you for these. I had spent alot of time looking for something like this, a while back. I appreciate this very much.
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