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Blackstone Castle

by simgrl1934 Posted 14th Apr 2010 at 6:57 AM - Updated 14th Apr 2010 at 2:50 AM by simgrl1934 : required changes
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This download is part of the Medieval Creator Challenge
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Built for the Medieval Challenge. My first MTS Challenge! I'm so excited to bring you my Castle. I had a lot of fun building this.

*The only CC used are Walls, Floors and Terrain Paint. The windows on the balcony are wallpaper and not functional.

I started with a flat lot, then raised the terrain.

There are no Alarms or Phones. The unfurnished basement would make a great place for your Vamps. My poor old computer was complaining so much, I couldn't add the dungeon that I wanted to.

Download and enjoy, but please do not reupload to any site.

Lot Size: 5x5
Lot Price: $282,957

Custom Content by Me:
- Blue Green Water, Terrain Paint
- by simgrl1934 Cracked1 Wallcover
- Dark Stone Wall, Wallcovering
- Cracked4, Wallcovering
- Medieval Ceiling 3, FloorTile
- Cottagewall1.5, Wallcovering
- Cracked5, Wallcovering
- Cottagewall3, Wallcovering
- Cottagewall2, Wallcovering

Custom Content Included:
- AW1_WonderfulWater, Terrain Paint by Angelways1
- AW1_TP2006_4, Terrain Paint by Angelways1
- By Brighten111-07 Medieval Stucco 1, wallcovering by Brighten111
- CW-Maxis BOV Rock, Terrain Paint by Cheryl
- By Brighten111-07 Medieval Stone Walkway, Flooring by Brighten111
- BeachGrass, TerrainPaint by Cheryl
- by Skye Cracked Wall, wallcovering by Skye
- By Brighten111-07 Medieval Carved Base, Wallcovering by Brighten111
- By Brighten111-07 Medieval Stucco, Wallcovering by Brighten111

Number of bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: Build content only
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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

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Size: 2.23 MB · Downloads: 9,691 · 14th Apr 2010
2.23 MB 9,691 14th Apr 2010
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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. Install: Double-click on the .sims2pack file to install its contents to your game. The files will automatically be installed to the proper location(s).
  • You may want to use the Sims2Pack Clean Installer instead of the game's installer, which will let you install sims and pets which may otherwise give errors about needing expansion packs. It also lets you choose what included content to install. Do NOT use Clean Installer to get around this error with lots and houses as that can cause your game to crash when attempting to use that lot. Get S2PCI here: Clean Installer Official Site.
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Mad Poster
#2 Old 14th Apr 2010 at 10:47 AM
It's evident that a lot of effort went into this.
Thanks for sharing.

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Field Researcher
#3 Old 14th Apr 2010 at 11:41 AM
WOW!! Many hours of work is here! And the result is absolutely great!
Top Secret Researcher
#4 Old 14th Apr 2010 at 12:38 PM
Wow, it looks very realistic! My favourite castle so far!!

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Original Poster
#5 Old 14th Apr 2010 at 5:45 PM
Thank you all so much!

It means a lot to me coming from so talented creators.

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#6 Old 14th Apr 2010 at 7:03 PM
this is one of the best castles that I have ever seen that are made with sims, thanks a lot

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#7 Old 14th Apr 2010 at 7:30 PM
Very nice!
Test Subject
#8 Old 14th Apr 2010 at 9:27 PM
This is how - in my opinion - a castle should look like. Great!
Field Researcher
#9 Old 14th Apr 2010 at 9:37 PM
This is a sweet castle! I love the walls!!
Awesome job.

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Lab Assistant
#10 Old 15th Apr 2010 at 2:40 AM
Unbelievable! Your hard work shows. This must have taken forever! I love it!

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Forum Resident
#11 Old 15th Apr 2010 at 7:08 AM
As soon as I saw it I thought, "WOW." It's very impressive, I love it! :D

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#12 Old 15th Apr 2010 at 8:43 AM
It looks beautiful! Love the turret on the bridge and the many details, good luck for the contest
Forum Resident
#13 Old 15th Apr 2010 at 12:23 PM
great castle! your custom walls make it special and unique
I'm curious though, how did you manage to get the courtyard lit? I mean, when I make the exterior walls in my castles, the space surrounded by them gets dark... and yours looks full light!!
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#14 Old 15th Apr 2010 at 12:54 PM
Thanks everyone, for all of your nice comments.

lauralaima, I left a wall out behind the stairs leading to the balcony. You don't notice it unless you look for it.

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Top Secret Researcher
#15 Old 15th Apr 2010 at 4:52 PM
Very nice! I absolutely love it! I can see that my medieval neighborhoods are going to grow extensively. Great work!

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Forum Resident
#16 Old 15th Apr 2010 at 6:56 PM
Originally Posted by simgrl1934
Thanks everyone, for all of your nice comments.

lauralaima, I left a wall out behind the stairs leading to the balcony. You don't notice it unless you look for it.

okay! that's the very same trick I do ^^
Test Subject
#17 Old 16th Apr 2010 at 6:10 PM
Love it! But, I can't download it, I don't have the EP's ....
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 18th Apr 2010 at 6:29 PM
Excellent work. It reminds me a lot of Bran Castle in Romania.
Lab Assistant
#19 Old 25th Apr 2010 at 9:51 PM
I like this and I'd love to download it but i don't have celebration or holiday stuff. You did an amazing job on it though Love it.
Test Subject
#20 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 1:35 AM Last edited by vegabotain : 13th May 2010 at 1:42 AM.
Awww this is so cool! I wish I could use it! but I'm missing a coulpe of EPs, I wonder if I could still use it hmm

edit: It worked perfect even without the missing EP, thanks a lot!
#21 Old 17th May 2010 at 9:54 PM
Oohhh, I love this!! (Although I am a sucker for a good castle ) I wish I had a few more SP's though...

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Test Subject
#22 Old 16th Jun 2010 at 4:33 PM
Yes! Thank you so much; I love the castle, and need it very much for medival neighborhoods.
#23 Old 20th Jul 2010 at 12:46 PM
Very well done! Brilliant castle and I love the landscaping too.
Test Subject
26th Jul 2010 at 8:46 PM
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Test Subject
#24 Old 26th Jul 2010 at 8:47 PM
i want this castle really badly but i can't buy all the addons anywhere could anyone give me an idea ...
Test Subject
#25 Old 18th Sep 2010 at 1:11 PM
Can you a do a more basic version for those of us without all the stuff packs? Maybe just a basegame?
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