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Winter cottage

by Aya20 Posted 13th Dec 2011 at 2:14 PM - Updated 10th Dec 2011 at 7:53 PM by Aya20
11 Comments / replies (Who?) - 5 Feedback Posts, 6 Thanks Posts

Winter cottage is the perfect place to spend long winter evenings and Christmas. Near the house there is a narrow stream, now frozen. The whole area is covered by snow and ice.
I really miss the Sims 2 Seasons additive. I hope it will be released soon. I tried to create a winter landscape. But it looked odd without snow-covered trees. So I decide to made graveyard tree - winter recolour, and it's also bigger then original.

- kitchen
- bedroom - 2 single beds
- living room
- bathroom

Lot Size: 3x2
Lot Price Furnished: 29.049
Lot Price Unfurnished: 21.350

Custom content not included:
Ice&Snow Terrain Paints by jllucas - ( only first pack)

Game version:

Lot Size: 3x2
Lot Price: 29.049

Custom Content by Me:
- graveyard tree - winter recolour

Custom Content Included:
- snow - terrain paint by mammut
- roof snow recolour by mammut
Tags: #winter, #cottage, #snow, #ice

Number of bedrooms: 1 Bedroom
Custom Content Included: Build content only
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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.

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Built with Game Version: 6.5.1
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Size: 2.67 MB · Downloads: 1,575 · 13th Dec 2011
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Field Researcher
#2 Old 13th Dec 2011 at 3:21 PM
How lovely. Very pittoresque.
Field Researcher
#3 Old 13th Dec 2011 at 4:54 PM
omg i agree!! TS2 had a lot more differences than these ts3 expansions. But of course, they are coming out with "Showtime" which is more like an expansion on LateNight.
Top Secret Researcher
#4 Old 13th Dec 2011 at 7:06 PM
I love winter, and I love little've just built my dream home!

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Lab Assistant
#5 Old 13th Dec 2011 at 9:33 PM
Oh how gorgeous! <3
#6 Old 13th Dec 2011 at 10:15 PM
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#7 Old 14th Dec 2011 at 9:17 AM
Hym don't get me wrong, I just think that the rooms in the house are too small for a lot this size. Like that tiny kitchen, or the dinning table with only one single chair... when there are two beds... so it looks weird and not too comfortable.
In lot size 30x20 I would like to have living space for at least 4 sims... landscape with snow and stream looks nice in pictures but they're not so good when it comes to effective and playable matter. That's just my opinion though. constructive criticism is not hate so PS I really like that graveyard tree winter recolour
#8 Old 14th Dec 2011 at 12:02 PM
Very beautiful
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 15th Dec 2011 at 12:40 AM
Ooh, me likey! If you didn't already add in fog emitters, I will be doing so. I think I'll move into this house in Hidden Springs.
Lab Assistant
#10 Old 15th Dec 2011 at 5:54 PM
Very nice. I like how you've used what you could to create a winter environment. I do agree with Milfe though that the rooms do look a little small.
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Original Poster
#11 Old 15th Dec 2011 at 8:26 PM
Thanks for your opinions. In the future I will try to build bigger houses and more playable. I love to create landscapes and perhaps too much focus on them
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 29th Dec 2012 at 1:40 AM
Had it in my game, loved it, found it too small, built a top floor using the speedy pole to go up and down, ripped apart the kitchen to put in a spiral staircase to the basement. Now that Seasons is out, I'm going to redownload because I can't find the thing anymore, though I did find some old saved files with it (though the family got corrupted, waah!). Should be fun to remodel!