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The Contemporarian Starter Home

by karlik-nos Posted 9th Jun 2009 at 4:19 PM - Updated 9th Jun 2009 at 2:29 PM by karlik-nos
8 Comments / replies (Who?) - 8 Feedback Posts


This amply decorated Scandinavian style starter home comes with a complimentary bike (not featured in pictures).



Master bedroom. One bath. Open floorplan with living room/study in one end and kitchen/dining area in the other. Super compact, but very playable!

Lot Size: 30x20
Lot Price Furnished: 17949
Lot Price Unfurnished: 11606

Number of bedrooms: 1 Bedroom
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Starter Furnishings
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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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The_Contemporarian.rar

Size: 827.2 KB · Downloads: 2,425 · 9th Jun 2009
827.2 KB 2,425 9th Jun 2009
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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!
 
8 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 7 Feedback Posts
Test Subject
#2 Old 9th Jun 2009 at 4:24 PM
Nice, its perfect for a not so rich family. Lol 5/5
Scholar
#3 Old 9th Jun 2009 at 4:26 PM
Good starter - these are more important than the huge mansions. I'll probably strip out a few of the less important furnishings to get the total furnished cost < 16K so a single sim can move in.

Thank you!

Imagine a world without hypothetical situations
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 9th Jun 2009 at 7:37 PM
^good idea. A great, simple starter home though, very tastefully done
Test Subject
#5 Old 9th Jun 2009 at 10:59 PM
I love this starter home, nice job. There is a very good Count Dracula sim on the exchange I just moved him and his hot wife into this house. Now I need a very appropriate castle to move them into once they are rich. Of course his goal is to rule the free world!!!!!!
Field Researcher
#6 Old 10th Jun 2009 at 3:55 AM
Good looking starter, but you do need to get the amount down to 16k or less for it to really be a starter.

Have a bright platinum diamond day!
Deb
Field Researcher
#7 Old 10th Jun 2009 at 5:30 AM
It's not quite starter-appropriate for a single sim, but it's very nice nonetheless. I sometimes have the most trouble doing layouts for smaller houses and this one is great. I love it!
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#8 Old 10th Jun 2009 at 8:31 AM
It's meant as a starter home for a CAS family of two adults. With the 18 k handout they'll have just enough money left for a book and some tomatoes...
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 14th Jun 2009 at 2:06 AM
Really nice house. I do a lot of single sims in my game, so I will probably remove a couple of items. (It is perfect for a couple!)