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Romanesque Connecting Column Arches Set

by TheJim07 Posted 2nd Jul 2010 at 8:04 PM
44 Comments / replies (Who?) - 25 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.


These meshes are from TS2 University. I modified them to make five 2 storey columns to TS3. We can now build beautiful arches in our beloved game to make incredible castles, WA tombs...

So this set contains five parts : "cross", "T", "right", "repeat" and "end". Each part costs §340 and can be found in the Columns section.

N.B. :
- these columns act like 1 storey columns.
- the columns are recolourable (one channel).
- No EP is needed.

Have fun ,


Polygon Counts:
Cross: 1872
T: 1570
Right: 1320
Repeat: 1296
End: 1054

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
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Size: 2.11 MB · Downloads: 22,754 · 2nd Jul 2010
2.11 MB 22,754 2nd Jul 2010
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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#2 Old 2nd Jul 2010 at 8:17 PM
Really nice! I was missing these Thanks
Mad Poster
#3 Old 2nd Jul 2010 at 8:39 PM
These look beautiful, thank you!
#4 Old 2nd Jul 2010 at 9:41 PM
OHHH thank you! I love them!
#5 Old 2nd Jul 2010 at 10:10 PM
These are gorgeous, thanks!

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#6 Old 2nd Jul 2010 at 10:13 PM
Perfect! Thanks for these, 'cause I have been searching and not finding something similar. Cheers!
Test Subject
#7 Old 2nd Jul 2010 at 10:39 PM
Great! I sooo needed this!!
#8 Old 3rd Jul 2010 at 12:03 AM
This looks fantastic!
Test Subject
#9 Old 3rd Jul 2010 at 3:17 AM
Brilliant. Thank you!
#10 Old 3rd Jul 2010 at 5:40 AM
Thank you! the columns are wonderful!
Test Subject
#11 Old 3rd Jul 2010 at 7:10 AM
Thank you very much, theyre beautiful, I've missed these

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#12 Old 3rd Jul 2010 at 7:48 AM
Lovely! and a much anticipated addition. Thanks so much!
#13 Old 3rd Jul 2010 at 9:47 AM
beautiful! really amazing work!

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#14 Old 3rd Jul 2010 at 11:35 AM
I have missed them awfully ! Thank you so much for creating this set.
Field Researcher
#15 Old 3rd Jul 2010 at 6:28 PM
You have read my mind. Many thanks, it is very useful!
Test Subject
#16 Old 3rd Jul 2010 at 7:38 PM
Thanks a bunch! I needed these. :D
Test Subject
#17 Old 4th Jul 2010 at 3:57 AM
Perfect! Just what I needed.
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 4th Jul 2010 at 10:07 PM
thanks Jim these are great!

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Mad Poster
#19 Old 5th Jul 2010 at 2:33 AM
Awesome job! :D

One problem- they don't cast any shadows outside! I hope you can fix that!
Original Poster
#20 Old 6th Jul 2010 at 12:58 PM
Originally Posted by jje1000
Awesome job! :D

One problem- they don't cast any shadows outside! I hope you can fix that!

I can not. The sunshadows created was disproportionate because of the height of the new meshes. So I prefered to delete them.
Test Subject
#21 Old 7th Jul 2010 at 8:29 AM
they're fantastic, but I've noticed a glitch with them:
if you place the corner pieces on a tile right next to the outside corner of a room, they follow the lighting level of inside the room!
Lab Assistant
#22 Old 7th Jul 2010 at 2:22 PM
Oh thank you!!!! I just wondered if there was anyway you'd release a single column without any arches to match? And will you be making a one-story version as well?

Thank you again for such beautiful work. I love them!!!
Lab Assistant
#23 Old 9th Jul 2010 at 7:56 PM
Great. Thank you!
Lab Assistant
#24 Old 22nd Jul 2010 at 1:24 AM
These are great. I would love to have the connecting columns from TS2 that had the flower boxes at the top too. Single story ones. Hint? lol If you get the time it would be great. =)

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Test Subject
#25 Old 23rd Jul 2010 at 5:00 AM
I second the request for a single arch-less column and a one-story version of the set. As lovely and useful as they are, the 2-story versions are difficult to use well if you're building in the historical Richardson Romanesque style.
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