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Let there be light

by Lisen801 Posted 26th Jul 2010 at 7:49 PM
24 Comments / replies (Who?) - 20 Feedback Posts, 3 Thanks 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 really don't know why I like those globe lights. Maybe because as a child I broke one of these with a stone. Well, it wasn't the intention.

These lights was, and are, very common. Here I have made six models for different purposes. Actually that's just five. One of them, the "Outdoor wall" is the same mesh but is available in two hights. The higher one can be used for placement over doors etc.

All the lights have one recoloorable channel.

Simple Wall: 55$
Simple Ceiling: 45$
Traditional Ceiling: 75$
Outdoor Normal: 75$
Outdoor High: 80$
Park: 300$

I find now that you must have Destination World to use the traditional light but not the other.

Hope someone can use one of these.

Haave fun

Polygon Counts:
Simple Wall: 194 vertices and 284 faces
Simple Ceiling: 221 vertices and 284 faces
Traditional Ceiling: 573 vertices and 836 faces
Outdoor Wall (both): 310 vertices and 368 faces
Park: 457 vertices and 684 faces

Additional Credits:
As usual I thank the developers of S3OC and s3pe, Inge and Peter Jones, and all autors of tutorials here and there.
Tags: #lights, #globe, #ball

Style: Contemporary
Room: Kitchen Bathroom Outdoor
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable

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Sims 3 World Adventures
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Size: 197.7 KB · Downloads: 5,979 · 26th Jul 2010
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Field Researcher
#2 Old 26th Jul 2010 at 7:59 PM
Thanks a lot for these! One of the things that bothered me when getting Sims 3 was the lack of basic, simple lamps like these, I say these are a must have.
#3 Old 26th Jul 2010 at 8:09 PM
Very nice work, thanks
Forum Resident
#4 Old 26th Jul 2010 at 9:12 PM
Oooh, this is wonderful! Almost everyone I know has that simple ceiling ball in their bathroom, and I've been wondering why EA hasn't made them.
Thank you so much for sharing these, Lisen!
#5 Old 26th Jul 2010 at 10:23 PM
Sweet! they look great, thank you for sharing
Top Secret Researcher
#6 Old 26th Jul 2010 at 11:09 PM
These are nice. Now I can stop using some of the pay lights I have been forced to use because of lack of lights.
Test Subject
#7 Old 26th Jul 2010 at 11:46 PM
You were totally right in making these, they're such a staple of houses everywhere! Once I saw the pictures, I realized how much my game missed such lights! :D
#8 Old 27th Jul 2010 at 12:30 AM
These remind me of the super cool IKEA ones. Thank you

Check the Sims 3 EA Freebies List for some awesome freebie downloads!
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 27th Jul 2010 at 7:23 AM
Behövdes verkligen. Tack!
#10 Old 27th Jul 2010 at 1:57 PM
Really nice balls.
Field Researcher
#11 Old 27th Jul 2010 at 3:10 PM
Thank you for making them. I like the ball light. We have a new ikea one in kitchen and a vintage wall one in bathroom and I was disappointed to not see them in the game.

Now I see you are a swede (or fan of Sweden ) no wonder I recognized the style.

My username here is sweetichigodream, but I am better known as Helena and/or Funny Bunny! :) would love to change username...
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 28th Jul 2010 at 1:06 PM
Thank you for making these. I especially like the ball ceiling light. I have one just like it in my closet but it will do well in any room. Also, I would like to know where you got the bell tower and hopscotch drawing in your picture of the houses. Are they both availble for download anywhere?
Thanks again for sharing your wonderful lights. :D
Lab Assistant
#13 Old 28th Jul 2010 at 1:31 PM
I'm really glad you made this. I wanted a light like this for my bedrooms (like mine has), but the game didn't have any! You must be a mindreader. :P
Original Poster
#14 Old 28th Jul 2010 at 3:08 PM
Thank you all for the positive response, I'm very glad you like the lights.

The things you ask about are things that I made by myself. I don't know if I'll upload them. They are a bit special and maybe not so useful.
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 28th Jul 2010 at 3:30 PM
Lisen801 - I can understand them being special to you. But I'm not sure why you would think they would not be useful!!! The bell tower would be excellent for my church and the hopscotch would go well with some other chalk drawings I found for my playground. If I could only make such useful things!!! I have to rely on talented creators such as yourself. I truly hope you might reconsider some day. Anyway, keep up the good work and thank you again for your time, talent and creativity!
Original Poster
#16 Old 28th Jul 2010 at 3:41 PM
OK I'll upload them and hope they get approval....
Original Poster
28th Jul 2010 at 4:35 PM
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Lab Assistant
#17 Old 29th Jul 2010 at 6:57 AM
Thank you Lisen801. This is good news!!
Test Subject
#18 Old 8th Aug 2010 at 6:10 AM
my dreams have come true! THANK YOU!!
Test Subject
#19 Old 15th Aug 2010 at 11:26 PM
Thanks for a really useful download. Now my houses can have some reality to them!! I got the traditional one from Ikea myself and always on the look out for an antique one. The bathroom one has long been missing from my game. Awesome work!
Lab Assistant
#20 Old 4th Sep 2010 at 12:31 AM
Well, thank you! My Apartment has these lights everywhere and i love them! The're very attractive in my opinion.

Smile tomorow will be worse.
Test Subject
#21 Old 14th Sep 2010 at 12:02 PM
Originally Posted by TUDOR_T_BEST
Really nice balls.

This made me LOL

~ I wonder do these work with Sims 3 only?
#22 Old 18th May 2014 at 12:23 PM
Top Secret Researcher
#23 Old 25th May 2014 at 11:47 AM
Test Subject
#24 Old 8th Nov 2014 at 12:23 AM
I like round things