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Newbie Road 87 [NL+OfB] -- Starter Home Business

by plasticbox Posted 18th Jan 2007 at 12:21 PM - Updated 21st Sep 2008 at 10:52 PM by plasticbox
14 Comments / replies (Who?) - 11 Feedback Posts, 2 Thanks Posts
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Cost: 19.980
Lot: 2x2
Households: 1

Requires Nightlife and OfB.
No custom content.

So many starter houses here, but I see hardly any starter businesses, so I thought I should make one. This has a food store/bakery/takeout included, but it's easy enough to turn it into something else if you prefer (the food displays are 1.600§ together if I'm not mistaken -- enough to buy a workstation or stock up on catalogue goods).

Two-story starter house with a home business ready to go, furnished for 1-2 sims with room to spare. Sparsely furnished, minimal landscaping. Playtested in a vanilla game with no cheats, works nicely.

2 x double bedroom
2 x bathroom
1 x kitchen/dining
1 x living room
2 x spare room (unfurnished)
2 x store room

Another small (bed)room could be cut off the livingroom if you need more space.

The store has two rooms (technically it's one, but on two levels) with access to a toilet; if you don't want to devote so much room to the store you can easily fence off access to the upper level or set up your workshop there.

Basic appliances included: lights, toilet, bathtub, fridge, kitchen sink, phone, 2 x burglar alarm, trash can, smoke detector, bookshelf. This house also has a stove and basic business equipment; enough room for driveways but none included.
Number of bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Starter Furnishings
Special Flags: Home Business

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 Nightlife Open for Business
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Size: 741.1 KB · Downloads: 6,673 · 18th Jan 2007
741.1 KB 6,673 18th Jan 2007
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Mad Poster
#2 Old 19th Jan 2007 at 8:24 PM
Realy a nice homebusiness starter !
thank you

p.s : There is an other busines starter on MTS2...

You know a site allowing re-upload of free build/buy stuff in lots ? Help us to update the list !

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Lab Assistant
#3 Old 19th Jan 2007 at 8:55 PM
another superb lot
thanks plasticbox
p.s. i wish i was as skilled with boolprop constrainfloorelevation

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Ty Woodchip50
#4 Old 19th Jan 2007 at 10:48 PM
Excellent idea! I love all your lots.
Test Subject
19th Jan 2007 at 11:44 PM
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Lab Assistant
#5 Old 20th Jan 2007 at 12:05 AM
llllllllllloooovve it!

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Field Researcher
#6 Old 20th Jan 2007 at 5:01 AM
Thank you, i love how this looks really nice but is still simple and not overdone!
Test Subject
#7 Old 21st Jan 2007 at 5:45 PM
Damn i cant install it
Test Subject
#8 Old 10th Feb 2007 at 2:28 AM
thanks! it looks really nice and i agree with plicka; it's still simple and not overdone or anything. it's a perfect starter home and business.
#9 Old 16th Feb 2007 at 8:47 PM
Wonderful. I've been downloading all of your Backdoor Lane lots, and I decided I should also have a suburb-esque part of the neighborhood, as the neighborhood map it's on is quite large. Which is probably pointless and odd and bizarre, but in any case.. This shall work wonderfully with it. Thanks! ^^;''
Test Subject
#10 Old 19th Feb 2007 at 5:04 PM
whenever i try to download on q-express it says the files are corrupt..

did you know that?>
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#11 Old 19th Feb 2007 at 5:13 PM
I've heard that before, thanks =/. *Please* take QXPress issues to the QXPress forums where they belong.

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Test Subject
#12 Old 17th Jun 2009 at 7:52 PM
Looks great I'm a big fan of your houses so far great idea to include some with home buisnesses
Test Subject
#13 Old 5th Mar 2016 at 1:37 AM
thank you
Forum Resident
#14 Old 22nd Oct 2018 at 10:41 AM
Now this is cool. Can you make more houses like this with more room and a business attached? Thanks.