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Deco 2 Story Colonial Column

by Fresh-Prince Posted 18th Aug 2009 at 4:49 PM - Updated 17th Aug 2009 at 5:54 PM by Fresh-Prince
37 Comments / replies (Who?) - 24 Feedback Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
I was very upset when the game came and there was no 2 story columns to be found. So, here's a simple solution until EA gives them to us.

This is a 2 story version of the Colonial Column. It still acts as a 1 story column, but usually there aren't any problems with roofing as long as you put flooring down. The middle texture is stretched, but still looks fine on most patterns.

So, enjoy this new deco item! It will complete the look to many houses! :D
The Item can be found in Buildmode under columns. It cost $300.





Polygon Counts:
Same as original.

Additional Credits:
DD, Wes, Inge, Delphy, and everyone else for all the tools and programs that allowed me to do this.

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 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
F-P 2 story column.zip

Size: 286.6 KB · Downloads: 18,926 · 18th Aug 2009
286.6 KB 18,926 18th Aug 2009
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. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. 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.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).


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.


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Top Secret Researcher
#2 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 5:04 PM
I too was disappointed, thanks for adding it FP! That'll make nice lots ^^
Field Researcher
#3 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 5:04 PM
I've been waiting for someone to make a 2-story column since I started building. And thanks for picking a "neutral"-looking column to start with; I can use this to build more than just American-style houses.
Field Researcher
#4 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 5:05 PM
Thanks one hundred million times
and pie all round!

You're lying to Sam like he's your wife. Which kinda makes me your mistress.
Test Subject
#5 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 5:07 PM
Exactly what I needed!

I solved my two-story column problem by placing two columns above eachother with 'moveobjects on', but that left a gap between them. This is much better. Thanks!
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 6:17 PM
<3 Thank you for this! Awesome.
Test Subject
#7 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 7:02 PM
Wonderful! Exactly what I need right now.
Thank you so much for making these!
Forum Resident
#8 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 7:08 PM
Thank god you've made this. So many of my houses didn't look right without these!
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 7:41 PM
Looks awesome F-P !
Thanks for sharing!
Wiki Wizard
#10 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 7:49 PM
Yay, you uploaded these, super duper!! :P


It's ok, we all laugh-snort occasionally!
Check out some of my other stuff here.
Test Subject
#11 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 9:58 PM
Same her, very disappointed. I managed to do a 2 story column by cheating, but it looked stupid :D.
Top Secret Researcher
#12 Old 18th Aug 2009 at 10:38 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Enjoydotcom
Same her, very disappointed. I managed to do a 2 story column by cheating, but it looked stupid :D.


How do you "cheat" for a 2 story column without this object? Or you just stack 2 columns on top of each other?
Test Subject
#13 Old 19th Aug 2009 at 12:09 AM
I was so sad when I saw there were no two story columns included in the base game. That makes this download possibly the most wonderful thing I've seen today. THANK YOU.
Test Subject
#14 Old 19th Aug 2009 at 1:54 AM
These are really, really neat! Great job! I'm a big fan of your work! You made some really excellent stuff for the Sims 2 also! Keep up the great work! Thank you for these!
Field Researcher
#15 Old 19th Aug 2009 at 3:40 AM
Magnificent! I couldn't believe EA didn't include even one multistory column. This will alleviate some of the awkward building I've had to do. Thank you so much!
Top Secret Researcher
#16 Old 19th Aug 2009 at 10:58 AM
I also missed this too! Thank you for giving us what EA couldn't!
Mostly Harmless
retired moderator
#17 Old 19th Aug 2009 at 6:21 PM
Very pretty F-P Terrific job!

Check out my other downloads at my blog!
Test Subject
#18 Old 20th Aug 2009 at 6:42 AM
wow i really like column it looks perfect with plantation houses since much of them do have 2 story columns
Test Subject
#19 Old 20th Aug 2009 at 1:46 PM
Now that I think about it for a second, it really is surprising that 2 story columns weren't an option from the beginning. 20 dollars says they'll "remember" to include a few in an upcoming expansion pack...ugh

Oh, and thanks, very much appreciated.
Scholar
#20 Old 20th Aug 2009 at 5:22 PM
just what i wanted! thanks



Call me Tyu. (:
Lab Assistant
#21 Old 21st Aug 2009 at 1:53 AM
Oh gosh thanks! I've been hoping for this to be made for ages
Test Subject
#22 Old 21st Aug 2009 at 4:46 AM
Thank you so much! Now plantation houses are possible to execute in a realistic manner. Hooray!
Test Subject
#23 Old 30th Aug 2009 at 2:08 AM
Thanks so much for this!
Test Subject
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Forum Resident
#24 Old 17th Sep 2009 at 6:38 PM
I was disappointed too! one of the most stupid things in Sims3 for a builder thank you - I hope this work on basements too (I need to place your columns on a basement in my new lot )
Lab Assistant
#25 Old 22nd Sep 2009 at 7:45 AM
I definetly need that for my mansions! Thanks!
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