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The Beginning of Strangetown.

by marka93 Posted 25th Mar 2014 at 1:09 PM - Updated 23rd Aug 2014 at 2:10 PM by marka93
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Welcome to "The Beginning of Strangetown".

(3rd installment of the "Beginning Hoods".)

Going back to the beginning of Strangetown.
The UFO has not crashed (yet) so there is no crater and the earthquake has not happen so the little hill has not formed (yet).

Have you ever wondered how Strangetown would have turned out if you were able to play the Strangetown Ancestor's from the start.
Well now is your chance, bring them up to current Strangetown or take them in a whole new direction.

Just a little back story of why I made this hood, EA/Maxis deleted most of the ancestor's in Strangetown, (This is one of the reason why Strangetown is corrupted from the start) and when I found out I could restore the deleted Sims so they would become playable again, I did it!

After following "A summary of the illustrated tutorial by Celesta92059" on how to Resurrect Sims with no character data http://sims.wikia.com/wiki/Resurrecting_tips
I made Sims with all the stats that I could find in-game and on the Wiki to fix the deleted Sims with.
I fixed all the deleted Sims so I could extract them using SimPE.
After extracting them I cloned them in this new "The Beginning of Strangetown" hood using the AGS program making a clean and empty environment with no Maxis content.
There are only 41 Sims in 25 families, there are no townies/NPC's in this hood.
There is no way to know if EA/Maxis made all the Sims in Strangetown or if they were born in game so to that end you may come up with different looking Sims when the babies are born

These Sims have the original DNA, original Genetics and original looks of the Strangetown Ancestor's.
(These are not the corrupted Strangetown Sims. They are cloned and fixed from the Strangetown ancestors.)
I tried to use the same style and color clothing they had in the game.
Some of the tops will have different colors than they originally wore. (If its not in the Base Game then they don't have it.)
After cloning them I cycle through all the ages from toddler through elder and back down to adult.

I have not placed any lots in this hood. Most players like to remodel or use houses they made or downloaded anyway.
To install place the STR1 folder in your "C:\Users\(your computer name)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Neighborhoods" folder.

Credits:
Celesta92059 for the tutorial on fixing deleted Sims: http://sims.wikia.com/wiki/Resurrecting_tips
Numenor for the AnyGameStarter v. 2.1.1: http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=250555
Mootilda for the HoodReplace 2.3: Replace Neighborhood Terrain program. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=279992

I have made this hood into a Shopping District and you can get it here: http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417

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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Mad Poster
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#2 Old 16th Mar 2014 at 9:22 PM Last edited by marka93 : 17th Mar 2014 at 1:22 AM.
Default Beaker/Halfdanarson/Salamis/McGork
Beaker/Halfdanarson/Salamis/McGork
Canute and Gertrude Beaker would like to have a son named Bjorn.
Leif and Ingibjorg Halfdanarson would like to have a daughter named Gundrun.
Bjorn Beaker would like to marry Gundrun Halfdanarson and have a son named Loki and a daughter named Erin.
Andros and Eurydice Salamis would like to have a son named Xanthos.
Gwrtheyrn and Moira McGork would like to ahve a daughter named Grainne.
Xanthos Salamis would like to marry Grainne McGork and have a daughter named Circe.
Loki Beaker would like to marry Circe Salamis.

Order of pictures.
Beaker/Halfdanarson/Salamis/McGork
Screenshots

All my Beginning Hoods here at MTS. http://www.modthesims.info/member.php?u=7749491
All my Beginning Hoods as Shopping Districts plus Old Town. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417
MooVille, a tribute to Mootilda and her fabulous lots http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=534158
Mad Poster
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#3 Old 16th Mar 2014 at 9:22 PM Last edited by marka93 : 17th Mar 2014 at 1:06 AM.
Default Curious/Hogleg/Smith
Curious/Hogleg/Smith
Notzo and Zo Curious would like to have a son named Glarn.
Hamm and Annie Hogleg would like to have a daughter named Kitty.
Glarn Curious would like to marry Glabe Curious then OPPS Glarn is pregnant by
Pollination Technician 9 (Smith) and have twin daughters named Lola and Chloe, at this time Glabe will leave Glarn and take his twin baby daughters with her.
Glarn Curious will then marry Kity Hogleg and have a daughter named Jenny and 3 sons name Pascal, Vidcund and Lazlo in single births.
Birth Queen and Colony Drone 1000101 have decided to have a son name Colony Drone 65535.
Birth Queen and Colony Drone 2121 have decided to have a daughter named Birth Queen.
Birth Queen from CD 2121 and Colony Drone 65535 have decided to have a son named Pollination Technician 9 (Smith). (Pollination Technician 9 (Smith) needs to be sneaky and inpregnant Glarn Curious and have twin daughter named Lola and Chloe.)
Pollination Technician 9 (Smith) would like to marry Jenny Curious and have a son named Johnny and a daughter named Jill. (You may need to cut there family ties or use the mail box cheat to "set Pregnancy Relations with")

Order of pictures.
Curious/Glabe Curious/Hogleg/(Smith) Birth Queen/Drone 2121/Birth Queen/Drone 1000101
Screenshots

All my Beginning Hoods here at MTS. http://www.modthesims.info/member.php?u=7749491
All my Beginning Hoods as Shopping Districts plus Old Town. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417
MooVille, a tribute to Mootilda and her fabulous lots http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=534158
Mad Poster
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#4 Old 16th Mar 2014 at 9:23 PM Last edited by marka93 : 17th Mar 2014 at 12:47 AM.
Default Grunt/Steel-Melons/Vandermorgan
Grunt/Steel-Melons/Vandermorgan
General Rock and Wanda Grunt would like to have a son named General Chip.
Mike Steel would like to have a fling with Mary Melons and have a daughter named Missy.
General Chip Grunt would like to marry Missy Melons and have a son named General Buzz.
A.P. and Jacqueline Vandermorgan would like to have a daughter named Lyla
General Buzz Grunt would like to marry Lyla Vandermorgan and have 3 sons named Tank, Ripp and Buck.

Order of pictures.
Grunt/Steel/Melons/Vandermorgan
Screenshots

All my Beginning Hoods here at MTS. http://www.modthesims.info/member.php?u=7749491
All my Beginning Hoods as Shopping Districts plus Old Town. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417
MooVille, a tribute to Mootilda and her fabulous lots http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=534158
Mad Poster
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#5 Old 16th Mar 2014 at 9:24 PM Last edited by marka93 : 16th Mar 2014 at 10:43 PM.
Muenda/Nigmos
Peponi and Lerato Muenda would like to have 2 daughter named Olive and Willow, they may be twins.
Zog and Hecate Nigmos would like to have a son named Creon.
Creon Migmos would like to marry Willow Muenda and have a daughter named Ophelia.
Now for the tricky Part.
(Warning.) (Warning.) (Warning.)
I would not get her pregnant by the Grim Reaper it may break your game.
Olive had a son - Nervous Subject - who was taken away by the Social Worker. There is no record of Nervous' father in the family tree, though some say it is the Grim Reaper.
First Olive gets left at the altar by Earl E DeMise who dies soon after with his brother.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wiki
Earl died young due to electrocution, and the circumstances surrounding his death are often thought of as a murder done by Olive for breaking her heart. Earl's grave can be found in the cemetery on Olive's lot.
Earl has a brother named Tim Lee, who also mysteriously died on Olive's lot due to electrocution, not long after Earl's death.

Then she marries Rigger Mortis who dies soon after of fire, now she gets married to Hugh Thanasia (he died in a fire) who also dies soon after with his brother, "As a Elder Olive had Nervous"I would just have her have Nervous by one of her many husbans or from any one els you want to.(You can get Chirs Hatch "Alternate Pregnancy Controllers and his Free For All Bed from "BackAlleySims" (Adult Site) to get her pregnant as a Elder like it is in her memories.) Last but not least she marries Ichabod Specter who also dies very soon after of old age.

Order of pictures.
Muenda/Nigmos/DeMise/Mortis/Thanasia/Specter
Screenshots

All my Beginning Hoods here at MTS. http://www.modthesims.info/member.php?u=7749491
All my Beginning Hoods as Shopping Districts plus Old Town. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417
MooVille, a tribute to Mootilda and her fabulous lots http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=534158
Mad Poster
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#6 Old 16th Mar 2014 at 9:25 PM Last edited by marka93 : 16th Mar 2014 at 11:03 PM.
Default Singles family
Singles family.

Goshem and Vera Loste would like to have a son named Arty.
Leonard and Petunia Simnitch would like to have a daughter named Daisy.
Arty Loste needs to marry Daisy Simnitch and have a daughter named Kristen (Singles) Loste.

Lola and Chloe (Singles) Curious. (See the Curious family above.)
Erin (Singles) Beaker. (See the Beaker family above.)

Order of pictures.
Loste/Simnitch
Screenshots

All my Beginning Hoods here at MTS. http://www.modthesims.info/member.php?u=7749491
All my Beginning Hoods as Shopping Districts plus Old Town. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417
MooVille, a tribute to Mootilda and her fabulous lots http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=534158
Mad Poster
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#7 Old 16th Mar 2014 at 9:26 PM Last edited by marka93 : 16th Mar 2014 at 10:55 PM.
Default Loner/Frehndly
Loner/Frehndly
Kavi and Jeevika Loner would like to have a son named Vikram.
Bhu and Milony Frehndly would like to have a daughter named Madhuri.
Vikram Loner would like to marry Madhuri Frehndly and have a son named Ajay.

Order of pictures.
Loner/Frehndly
Screenshots

All my Beginning Hoods here at MTS. http://www.modthesims.info/member.php?u=7749491
All my Beginning Hoods as Shopping Districts plus Old Town. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417
MooVille, a tribute to Mootilda and her fabulous lots http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=534158
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#8 Old 25th Mar 2014 at 5:46 PM Last edited by Jawusa : 31st Oct 2014 at 11:14 PM.
Can't it be done if someone dies and you use Tombstone L and D to inpregnant Olive with Grim Reaper?

Anyway, thank you for this beginning neighborhood.
I want to finish it first for Pleasantview.
Mad Poster
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#9 Old 25th Mar 2014 at 6:08 PM
Yes you can but I have no idea if it will break the game or not so that is why I put the warning in.

All my Beginning Hoods here at MTS. http://www.modthesims.info/member.php?u=7749491
All my Beginning Hoods as Shopping Districts plus Old Town. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417
MooVille, a tribute to Mootilda and her fabulous lots http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=534158
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THANKS POST
#10 Old 25th Mar 2014 at 8:13 PM
Absolutely love it - Thank you so much!

Debra (HeartDeco) & Michelle
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#11 Old 25th Mar 2014 at 10:23 PM
But if a sim gets abducted by aliens.
Isn't he going to give birth to an alien baby?
The father of that baby also resides in the objects.package (I mean Pollination Technician)

So do I corrupt the neighbourhood if my sim gets abducted by aliens?
If so, all my neighbourhoods are corrupted because I like alien abductions and alien babys

Catalogue of Custom Neighborhoods for TS2
All Hood Building Group neighborhoods are available here
Want to get rid of EA's sims in neighborhoods? Check out my Clean and Empty Steatlh Hoods and Clean and Empty Neighborhood Templates
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Mad Poster
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#12 Old 25th Mar 2014 at 10:39 PM
I really don't know but I don't think so for the Pollination Technician is set to make adult male Sims pregnant.
The Grim Reaper is not meant to make Sims pregnant.

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All my Beginning Hoods as Shopping Districts plus Old Town. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417
MooVille, a tribute to Mootilda and her fabulous lots http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=534158
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THANKS POST
#13 Old 26th Mar 2014 at 9:13 AM
Wait, strangetown is corrupted? I'm playing with some sims I made there, is that bad?

(Nice work too, btw)
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#14 Old 26th Mar 2014 at 12:48 PM
http://sims.wikia.com/wiki/Tombstone_of_Life_and_Death

There's a tutorial about how to impregnate a sim wth Grim Reaper.

Catalogue of Custom Neighborhoods for TS2
All Hood Building Group neighborhoods are available here
Want to get rid of EA's sims in neighborhoods? Check out my Clean and Empty Steatlh Hoods and Clean and Empty Neighborhood Templates
My Simblr
Mad Poster
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#15 Old 26th Mar 2014 at 1:07 PM
It also says
Quote:
The Tombstone of Life and Death is a debugging object
so to that end and you want to try it let us know how it works out.

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All my Beginning Hoods as Shopping Districts plus Old Town. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417
MooVille, a tribute to Mootilda and her fabulous lots http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=534158
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#16 Old 26th Mar 2014 at 3:44 PM
Strangetown has always been my favorite hood. My question is, do we expect them to have the gender, in order as the storyline, or will we need to save before the birth process starts and leave lot without saving until the desired gender is born?
Mad Poster
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#17 Old 26th Mar 2014 at 3:49 PM Last edited by marka93 : 26th Mar 2014 at 4:43 PM.
That is up to you if you want to follow the story or not it is your game so have fun with it.

Just remember "There is no way to know if EA/Maxis made all the Sims in Strangetown or if they were born in game so to that end you may come up with different looking Sims when the babies are born."

All my Beginning Hoods here at MTS. http://www.modthesims.info/member.php?u=7749491
All my Beginning Hoods as Shopping Districts plus Old Town. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417
MooVille, a tribute to Mootilda and her fabulous lots http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=534158
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#18 Old 26th Mar 2014 at 10:00 PM
I'll try that with impregnanting a sim with Grim Reaper.

But I have another question, how can I change those Colony Drones 2121/1001...or other numbers?
As I see, Colony Drone is the first name.
But how can I change their last names to numbers?

And how about Polly Tech 9 Smith?
How can I change Polly Tech 9 Queen in Smith?

Catalogue of Custom Neighborhoods for TS2
All Hood Building Group neighborhoods are available here
Want to get rid of EA's sims in neighborhoods? Check out my Clean and Empty Steatlh Hoods and Clean and Empty Neighborhood Templates
My Simblr
Mad Poster
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#19 Old 26th Mar 2014 at 11:14 PM
You can do it with the SimBlender or SimPE.

All my Beginning Hoods here at MTS. http://www.modthesims.info/member.php?u=7749491
All my Beginning Hoods as Shopping Districts plus Old Town. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417
MooVille, a tribute to Mootilda and her fabulous lots http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=534158
Lab Assistant
THANKS POST
#20 Old 8th Apr 2014 at 1:52 PM
I love this, I always play Strangetown after fixing the DNA; I'm not sure I could get away with playing this but its bookmarked. Cheers :-)
Test Subject
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#21 Old 18th Apr 2014 at 11:14 PM
After finding an older post of "100 years before Pleasantview" I was really hoping someone would do one of Strangetown... I AM SO HAPPY THAT YOU DID!!

Thanks for all your hard work!
Mad Poster
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#22 Old 8th May 2014 at 2:48 PM Last edited by marka93 : 19th May 2014 at 11:03 PM.
ADD: I have made all of them into shopping district and have been waiting for over 3 week in the upload queue. THERE HERE. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417

All my Beginning Hoods here at MTS. http://www.modthesims.info/member.php?u=7749491
All my Beginning Hoods as Shopping Districts plus Old Town. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417
MooVille, a tribute to Mootilda and her fabulous lots http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=534158
Field Researcher
THANKS POST
#23 Old 15th Sep 2014 at 10:55 PM
I've been looking for a Strangetown Past for a while to write some stories, this will really help inspire me. You are amazing for making all of the towns in the past.
Test Subject
#24 Old 12th Nov 2014 at 9:28 PM
Hi Is there a way to replace the hilly, cratery strangetown-terrain with this one? I prefer to build on flat ground
Mad Poster
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#25 Old 22nd Nov 2014 at 4:29 PM
@AnnaSue Yes you can by using Mootilda's Hood Replace Program. http://modthesims.info/download.php?t=279992

All my Beginning Hoods here at MTS. http://www.modthesims.info/member.php?u=7749491
All my Beginning Hoods as Shopping Districts plus Old Town. http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=523417
MooVille, a tribute to Mootilda and her fabulous lots http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=534158
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