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Simburbia - Something for Everyone! All Playable Lot Types from All EP; No CC

by SimmyRN Posted 9th May 2017 at 2:32 AM - Updated 5th Apr 2018 at 2:58 AM by SimmyRN : Note 04/04/18: New Sims File Share link added.
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Love city night life; great cultural, recreational, and educational facilities; high rise apartments; quaint houses in the suburbs; ranches; farms; and all the modern technology your heart could desire? If so, Simburbia's the place for you! Simburbia has it all - and sims will flock to it. But wait, there's a seedy underbelly too - grimy businesses, a criminal element, not so nice houses, a "no tell" motel out by the airport, and Simburbia's own version of Area 51. There's even a rumor that sea monsters lurk beneath the dark water of Simburbia bay. What path will your sim choose in Simburbia - black widow, beach bum, business mogul, mad scientist? Or, something better or worse?

Simburbia is the result of more than 3 years of work in CAW. Simburbia has all community lots from all expansion packs except a Rebel Hangout, Student Union, Cafeteria, Business Park, Wasteland, and Dried Up Beach as most have no functionality outside their associated expansion pack. Riverview Lite was used as the base for Simburbia because I thought it would be quick and easy to add all the expansion pack lots to it for a fully functional, all encompassing neighborhood. I also wanted space for large lots to use Roaring Heights rabbit holes and my "Enchanting" series of suburban houses. Was I wrong! Much terraforming has been done and streets/paths revised. Sea level was raised considerably to make Simburbia water deep enough for dive lots. Routing was completely re-worked. My hope is that players will hardly recognize Riverview as the base for Simburbia. Note: Simburbia is a large world with many objects, plants/trees, and lots! A higher end computer may be required to run it. I have a moderate gaming PC and run Simburbia without problems. The only lag experienced is a few seconds at 3 a.m. and/or 5 a.m. when the game resets NPCs and so forth. ~~SimmyRN

176 lots total - 108 Community & 68 Residential

Built with patch 1.67.

Known issues:
  • Public Sounds Stereo speakers on community lots may default to classical music and need to be reset by the player. See Community Lot table, above, for music suggestions. (This is an EA issue.)
  • Special effects generators on stages at show venue lots must be reset after installation of Simburbia. See Community Lot table, above, for special effects suggestions. (This is an EA issue.)
  • The Gnubb set must be placed in-game in order for the "rigging" to work correctly. Eerie Park is marked with terrain paint so it's easy to tell where the set is supposed to go. (This is an EA issue.)
  • Boats "jump" as they cross the edges of dive lots. (This is an issue with all custom dive lots.)
  • Caves on dive lots sometimes "boot" divers to the shore. If this occurs, it is recommended to wait until the tentacles are visible at the cave before entering, not point the in game viewer directly at the cave as the sim enters, and/or to "reset" or delete/undo the cave. See link "Sim Resets When Exploring An Underwater Cave" for more information. (This is an issue with all dive lots.)
Additional credits:
simsample unlocking the Food Truck and Parking Space (Post # 3) was very helpful.
Cleaning the Global Layer tutorial by simsample.
Thank you, Winterhart, for these mods: Generations Cars Buyable & Available for Community Lots and Cars for Community Lots.
CyberBob78 for EA\Maxis Mail & Trash Receptacles *Unlocked*.
Creating Dive Lots.
Guide to Houseboats in game & in CAW.
Other - [Tutorial] How to make hidden island.
World Adventures - How to create tombs?, The Sims 3 Tomb Creation Guide How to Build a Tomb in World Adventures, and The Sims 3: World Adventures Building Tombs.
Tutorial Changing out the WPID File by auntielynds.
MTS modders for CAW Resources.
Thank you so very much to attuned and Vincent T. for play testing and feedback for Simburbia
Thank you to HugeLunatic for "cleaning up" my feedback thread for upload. It saved me so much work

Note 04/04/18: Sims File Share link accidentally deleted. Below is a new link to a single Simburbia file at Sims File Share.

For those who prefer a single file, Sims File Share link.

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 World Adventures Ambitions Late Night Generations Pets Showtime Supernatural Seasons University Life Island Paradise Into the Future + 1 SPs
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date

Size: 26.14 MB · Downloads: 13,428 · 9th May 2017
26.14 MB 13,428 9th May 2017

Size: 50.00 MB · Downloads: 14,863 · 9th May 2017
50.00 MB 14,863 9th May 2017
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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Original Poster
#2 Old 9th Jan 2017 at 7:07 AM Last edited by SimmyRN : 22nd Mar 2018 at 1:24 AM.
Default Allegro Cafe & Pool Hall
Community Lot # 1 - Allegro Cafe & Pool Hall
University Hangout
F: 107,332
U: 35,934
Inspired by Cafe Allegro, Seattle Washington's Original Espresso Bar established in 1975, Allegro Cafe is a great place for University sims - or other caffeine addicts - to get their daily fix and grab a snack. Caffeinated sims can play instruments or expound on philosophical issues in the first floor coffee bar. Or, shoot pool in the building next door. Upstairs at the cafe is a Ping-Pong table, photo booth, and the cafe office. On the third floor is an outdoor juice keg, dance floor, whiteboard, and foosball table. Spawns barista. Has LLAMA. Local law enforcement tends to stake out the alleyway, so everyone should feel safe at Allegro Cafe & Pool Hall!
Original Poster
#3 Old 9th Jan 2017 at 7:07 AM Last edited by SimmyRN : 22nd Mar 2018 at 1:24 AM.
Default Gypsy Campground
Community Lot # 2 - Gypsy Campground
Small Park with Gypsy Wagon Rabbit Hole
F: 19,624
U: 12,534
The gypsy caravan has come to Simburbia! Campground has bee hives, fire pit, grill, tents, Supernatural plants, and the Gypsy Wagon Rabbit Hole. There are also amenities like a toilet, bath house, refrigerator, and soda machine.
Original Poster
#4 Old 9th Jan 2017 at 7:07 AM Last edited by SimmyRN : 22nd Mar 2018 at 1:25 AM.
Default Simburbia Internat'l Airport
Community Lot # 3 - Simburbia Internat'l Airport
No Visitors Allowed
F: 417,037
U: 93,328
With architecture inspired by modern airport designs, Simburbia Internat'l Airport has hosted sim travelers from all over Sim Planet. From the efficient ticket agents to the airport security center and concourse with restaurant, shops, and bars, it's bon voyage for sims! Sims can have passport photos taken at the security center. Juiced travelers can wile away layover time by listening to the piano in the piano lounge or dancing on the dance floor. (Public Sounds Stereo may need to be reset to Songwriter music.) Even sims who aren't traveling may want to visit the second floor arcade or business center. The third floor air traffic control center is where all the real action takes place. Spawns register attendants, bartender, and barista. (Notes: Airport entrance is at the left side of lot. Airport parking is not included on lot.)
Original Poster
#5 Old 9th Jan 2017 at 7:08 AM Last edited by SimmyRN : 22nd Mar 2018 at 1:25 AM.
Default The Kickin' Kowboy Klub
Community Lot # 4 - The Kickin' Kowboy Klub
Local Watering Hole
F: 88,656
U: 38,504
Drink, two-step, and line dance the night away at The Kickin' Kowboy Klub! Enjoy a friendly game of horseshoes or a little woo-hoo outside. Then, head inside where there are two bars and dance floors. (Public Sounds Stereos may need to be reset to Country music.) Try your luck at bull riding or foosball, or practice chess on the second floor. The third floor has bathrooms, bookcases, and a Kingdomino table. Bars spawn bartenders.
Original Poster
#6 Old 9th Jan 2017 at 7:08 AM Last edited by SimmyRN : 22nd Mar 2018 at 1:26 AM.
Default Simburbia Cemetery
Community Lot # 5 - Simburbia Cemetery
F: 119,205
U: 47,538
This is the place to go for those sims who wish to visit a graveyard at night. Surely it's just their over-active imaginations when sims feel that someone or something is watching them ...
Original Poster
#7 Old 9th Jan 2017 at 7:08 AM Last edited by SimmyRN : 22nd Mar 2018 at 1:26 AM.
Default Plumbob Apartments
Residential Lot # 1 - Plumbob Apartments
Late Night Apartment
3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms
F: 22,047
U: 4,777
Not to be confused with Plumbob Apts. II, Plumbob Apartments has a jungle gym and sandbox outside for the children to play in. Garage parking is available. The first floor of this tri-level apartment has a bedroom with two single beds and bathroom. Kitchen, dining, and living areas are on the second level as well as a half bath. The third level has the master en suite, another bedroom with two single beds, and a third bathroom. There are desks for doing homework - one for each single bed. Houses 6 sims. Two NPC apartments are located on the fourth floor. The fifth floor common area features a hot tub, gym equipment, foosball and chess tables, and lounge chairs. It's the perfect place to take a hot soak and then relax in a lounge chair while taking in Simburbia's sights! Players could easily add a basement laundry room, if desired.
Original Poster
#8 Old 9th Jan 2017 at 7:08 AM Last edited by SimmyRN : 22nd Mar 2018 at 1:27 AM.
Default Enchanting Home - 2 Story
Residential Lot #2 - Enchanting Home - 2 Story x 2
One lot has a crib
5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
F: 23,923
U: 923
One of a series of "enchanting" houses created especially for suburban living, this is a home for a big family! Outdoors there's a grill and play area for the children. The first floor features an open kitchen, dining and living areas, fireplace, half bath, and laundry. There's a private patio off the master bedroom. The nursery is next to the master en suite. A reading nook is upstairs along with 3 more bedrooms - 2 with bunk beds - and a full bath. Houses 7 sims plus infant/toddler.
Original Poster
#9 Old 9th Jan 2017 at 7:08 AM Last edited by SimmyRN : 22nd Mar 2018 at 1:28 AM.
Default Modern Triplex
Residential Lot # 3 - Modern Triplex
Late Night apartment house
3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
F: 18,469
U: 3,578
Located on a dead end street near the cemetery, it might not be the best neighborhood but at least it's quiet. Just ignore the tales about ghosts in the graveyard across the street. The playable apartment has an easel, telescope, and small garden in the back yard. Open plan first floor with 1 single bedroom and 1 bathroom. (First floor bedroom could be converted into an office or laundry room.) Upstairs there's a master en suite, a single bedroom, and another bathroom. (Single bedroom upstairs would make an excellent nursery!) Houses 4 sims. 2 NPC apartments.
Original Poster
#10 Old 9th Jan 2017 at 7:09 AM Last edited by SimmyRN : 22nd Mar 2018 at 1:28 AM.
Default Travel Trailer
Residential Lot # 4 - Travel Trailer
2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
F: 15,767
U: 1,047
From the mismatched furniture to the wallpaper that screams the 70s, this travel trailer needs a lot of TLC! Owners may first have to evict any poor college student squatters. At least it has indoor plumbing and a little garden. Houses 3 sims. Uses base game and University objects only except for the Island Paradise boat trailer. (Note: the truck on which the travel trailer sits should be considered decorative only as it was placed using the "MoveObjects on" cheat.)
Original Poster
#11 Old 9th Jan 2017 at 7:09 AM Last edited by SimmyRN : 22nd Mar 2018 at 1:29 AM.
Default Nectar Maker's Dream
Residential Lot # 5 - Nectar Maker's Dream
1 bedroom, 1 bathroom
F: 16,354
U: 11,078
This modest home is ideal for sims who aspire to be nectar makers! Located next door to the Nectary and down the road from vineyards and orchards, plus with a home garden, all the supplies needed for making top quality nectar are close at hand. Features nectar maker and nectar rack in the basement. Upstairs is 1 bedroom with double bed, an open kitchen, dining, living area, and 1 bathroom. Houses 2 sims. Home can easily be expanded.
Original Poster
#12 Old 19th Jan 2017 at 3:07 AM Last edited by SimmyRN : 22nd Mar 2018 at 1:30 AM.
Default Redorated Simerset Apartment at 2000 Sycamore Street
(Middle) Simerset Apartment
1 bedroom, 1 bathroom
F: 16,259
U: 1,102
The middle Simerset apartment building in Simburbia located at 2000 Sycamore Street, this home has been redecorated with an aqua, tan, and orange color scheme. Features better appliances and a breakfast bar.

The other two Simerset apartments have been redecorated as well.
Original Poster
#13 Old 19th Jan 2017 at 3:54 AM Last edited by SimmyRN : 19th Jan 2017 at 4:21 AM.
Default More Simburbia Screenshots
Hope it's okay to post some more Simburbia screenshots.
Top Secret Researcher
#14 Old 9th May 2017 at 3:15 AM
It's here! It's amazing! Congratulations!!!
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 9th May 2017 at 6:19 AM
This is truly wonderful and creative. It looks like you put A LOT of work into this. You should feel very proud of what you created here. Thank you so much for sharing!
#16 Old 9th May 2017 at 6:49 AM
Just wonderful! Thank you for your hard work with this one, can't wait to see your other projects, they sounded quite amazing!
Lab Assistant
#17 Old 9th May 2017 at 11:38 AM
Always nice to have new worlds to explore and I really appreciate all the work you've done to give this to us.

#18 Old 9th May 2017 at 12:26 PM
Dang! I would love to play in this world.
#19 Old 9th May 2017 at 1:24 PM
Looks beautiful, SimmyRN! I can't imagine all the work it took to get this done. Thank you for sharing it since I love to explore new worlds!
Icy Spicy
#20 Old 9th May 2017 at 1:32 PM
This is super fantastic! thank you so very much. Off to explore this awesome world <3
Field Researcher
#21 Old 9th May 2017 at 9:35 PM
Thank you for still creating worlds for us! It's highly appreciated! :)
Original Poster
#22 Old 10th May 2017 at 4:37 AM
Thank you for all your kind comments! I hope you're enjoying life in Simburbia! Please let me know of any problems you encounter. (Vincent T. and attuned did such a great job play testing for me, though, that I'm pretty sure problems should be few and far between.) I've got a few more lots I created for Simburia I will upload separately. Plus, I plan to upload a "save game" with some of my favorite families.
Test Subject
#23 Old 10th May 2017 at 12:46 PM
This is fantastic!!!!! Thank you very much.
Test Subject
#24 Old 10th May 2017 at 1:19 PM
Sadly i have tried to install this beautiful world but it won't download am i doing something wrong.
Test Subject
#25 Old 10th May 2017 at 10:24 PM
This looks like an amazing world! Wish I had a better computer that would handle it! I love the idea of having all the packs in one town!

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my God is my rock, in whom I find protection.
He is my shield, the power that saves me,
and my place of safety." -- Psalm 18:2 (New Living Translation)
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