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Depths rising - The Siren's shelter

by Crowkeeper Posted 1st Feb 2015 at 4:37 PM - Updated 9th Nov 2015 at 2:32 PM by Crowkeeper : changing title:D
132 Comments / replies (Who?) - 5 Feedback Posts, 20 Thanks Posts
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
The Siren's shelter

Once upon a time there lived a girl. She was very beautiful and her voice had a power to capture human hearts. But there was something even more special about her - she was a mermaid. Or maybe I should say that people believed she was. The girl lived in a small tower, covered in corals, in the middle of the sea. If you want to see it for yourself then don't forget your swimsuit...or a boat



Floorplan, exterior and interior of the Siren's shelter







Basic information
Lot price and size:
Furnished price72 558
Unfurnished price24 426
Lot size30x30

Lot placement:Place the lot in the middle of water of any kind (sea, lake...). Don't place the lot on land.
Roof issues:If there is a hole in the roof, go to - build mode - roof section - use the delete all roofs feature and then undo the action
Lot front:Please always make sure that the beach part of the lot is set as a front
Performance issues:If you are experiencing performance issues, delete all fog emitters

Requirements

You will need all expansion packs up to Island paradise.
You will need a roof recolour by Amarysauce: http://modthesims.info/d/529195 - shade AquaBright
*build with game version : 1.67.2

Additional credits

I would like to send my thanks to all people from the Creator Feedback Forum who helped me to build this lot - every word of support means a lot to me A special thanks belongs to Amarysauce for her beautiful set of roof recolours.

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Tags: #Mermaid, #Tower, #Shelter, #Fantasy

Number of bedrooms:
      Studio: No seperate bedroom
Custom Content Included:
      Build content only: only Walls, floors, terrain paint, fences, stairs, windows, doors, etc.
Furnishings:
      Fully Furnished: Lot is completely decked out in furnishings
Special Flags:
      Beach Lot

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

World Adventures Ambitions Late Night Generations Pets Showtime Supernatural Seasons University Life Island Paradise
Built with Game Version: 1.67.2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Siren's Shelter.zip

Size: 1.92 MB · Downloads: 21,252 · 1st Feb 2015
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1.92 MB 21,252 1st Feb 2015
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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.
2. Select the .sims3pack file you got from extracting.
3. 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.
5. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Select the house icon, find the lot in the list, and tick the box next to it. Then press the Install button below the list.
6. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the lot to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
7. Run the game, and find your lot in Edit Town, in the premade lots bin.

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.


Need more help?

If you need more info, see Game Help:Installing TS3 Packswiki for a full, detailed step-by-step guide!
 
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dodgy builder
#2 Old 1st Feb 2015 at 7:18 PM
Hah!! ... and you just through out one spooky lot after the other. I wish I had your imagination lol
Instructor
#3 Old 2nd Feb 2015 at 1:27 AM
I couldn't wait until I had a mermaid to check out your lot on the water. I added it to Barnacle Bay and placed one of my Sims in the house. She ended up on land but took a water taxi out to her new home. Seeing the lot in-game is WOW! (as are the bubbles). The papergirl found her way to the little island home without any problems and the octopus in the cave is trying to entice my Sim into coming closer (she's not falling for it). Awesome build, amazing creativity, I love it!

ETA: I only added the Aqua Bright roof color to my mods folder, there were so many and I only wanted to add what I needed for this build. Let me know if I added the wrong color, please.
Instructor
Original Poster
#4 Old 2nd Feb 2015 at 8:55 AM
Thank you very much for your comments I am glad you like the lot In the Creator Feedback Forum we are working on its "bigger sister" (mermaid castle) for almost one year i think:D

Quote:
I couldn't wait until I had a mermaid to check out your lot on the water. I added it to Barnacle Bay and placed one of my Sims in the house. She ended up on land but took a water taxi out to her new home. Seeing the lot in-game is WOW! (as are the bubbles). The papergirl found her way to the little island home without any problems and the octopus in the cave is trying to entice my Sim into coming closer (she's not falling for it). Awesome build, amazing creativity, I love it!

ETA: I only added the Aqua Bright roof color to my mods folder, there were so many and I only wanted to add what I needed for this build. Let me know if I added the wrong color, please.


I am so happy that the lot is working fine for you And yes Aqua bright is the right shade (I will add this information to the upload)
Test Subject
#5 Old 4th Feb 2015 at 1:08 AM
Beautiful cozy home. Very different and atmospheric. I downloaded it and everything seems to be working perfectly. I love it.
Instructor
Original Poster
#6 Old 6th Feb 2015 at 12:11 AM
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Originally Posted by kittyvibe
I positively squeed when I saw this uploaded. I saw this on the feedback forum and was astounded by all the beautiful details and the creativity is top notch!~ Is Island Paradise the best place to put this lot? In Greek mythology, Poseidon created the horse, I made a horse with green/blue hues, is it possible to put the horse in the cave? I havent installed the lot yet but was wondering if theres a place for him to sleep/eat in the cave?


The cave works as a decoration only when it is not underwater
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