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Base Game + University Life (Base Game Plus Series #9)

by luvalphvle Posted 4th May 2017 at 5:16 PM - Updated 8th Jun 2017 at 10:14 PM by luvalphvle
11 Comments / replies (Who?) - 4 Feedback Posts, 7 Thanks Posts
Built at 1325 Grant Avenue in Sims University, this dorm has eight double-occupancy student rooms (in case some of you run mods that allow you to have more than eight Sims in a household). The second floor contains four bunk suites: two loft beds and a private bathroom per unit. The third floor contrains four double bed suites: four Murphy beds and one private bathroom per unit. University study items are placed on each floor. Parking spots provided if your student is lucky enough to head off to college with a vehicle; if not, there are bike racks out front. A small fenced-in garden offers all the fun University herbs your Sims love to throw in the bonfire. For the most festive parties, activate Partaeus Maximus and your guests are guaranteed to have a great time! All appliances upgraded (my Sim flunked out of college to do it lol). I suggest hiring a maid to contain the slobby coeds' messes.






Lot Size: 40x40
Lot Price (furnished): §184,233
Lot Price (unfurnished): §108,827

Other entries in the series:
Base Game + World Adventures
Base Game + Ambitions
Base Game + Late Night (A)
Base Game + Late Night (B)
Base Game + Generations
Base Game + Pets
Base Game + Showtime
Base Game + Supernatural
Base Game + Seasons
Base Game + Island Paradise
Base Game + Into the Future

Number of bedrooms: 5 or more
Custom Content Included: None
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.

University Life
Built with Game Version: 1.69.43.02
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Base Game Plus University Life.7z

Size: 3.63 MB · Downloads: 4,407 · 4th May 2017
3.63 MB 4,407 4th May 2017
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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.

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Scholar
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#2 Old 4th May 2017 at 5:59 PM
Great dorm!! Thank you for sharing it.
Instructor
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#3 Old 4th May 2017 at 9:32 PM
I've downloaded so many from the series, I'm unsure which is my favorite! Thank you for sharing!
Theorist
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#4 Old 5th May 2017 at 12:07 AM
I was recently looking for an over-sized dorm! Thanks so much!
Scholar
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#5 Old 5th May 2017 at 1:04 AM
Thank you! Great builds in this series!
Lab Assistant
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#6 Old 5th May 2017 at 11:52 AM
I build "real" towns, rather than being concerned with game-play, so ways to accommodate larger numbers of people are always welcome.

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Forum Resident
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#7 Old 5th May 2017 at 6:04 PM
Amazing work, thanks!!!
Forum Resident
#8 Old 8th May 2017 at 4:45 PM
Was this tested before uploading? Because holy routing fails, Batman!! First thing I noticed: The back door was set as the front door. Fixed that in a hurry. Then I noticed that none of the dorm residents were sleeping and they were stomping their feet every time they tried to access a bed. So first, I deleted all the desks, etc. under the loft beds, thinking that might be the problem. The foot-stomping prevailed. Then I switched out all the loft beds for regular beds, deleted the desks from all the third-floor rooms and very slightly rearranged the murphy beds and nightstands to ensure those beds could be used. Foot-stomping continued. Replaced the stairs. Noticed that foot-stomping also occurred when Sims tried to shower. Replaced all showers with the Simple Shower instead. Foot-stomping continued. Rearranged some of the bathrooms so the doors to the bedrooms and bathrooms would not be in the way of each other. Foot-stomping continued. Found out Sims could not use the stairs, for some reason. Got rid of the stairs (sans the basement stairs, which worked fine), replaced the first floor stairs with spiral stairs (had to delete the half-walls to do that), replaced second floor stairs with a ladder against the wall (since for some reason the game wouldn't let me stack the spiral stairs & I wanted to make sure my sims had room to walk around in that somewhat narrow hall). Foot stomping finally stopped. Fingers crossed that there are no more routing problems because I really like this lot. (And something just occurred to me--the reason the sims couldn't use those stairs was probably because of the half-walls because the game can be stupid like that. Think I'll try to put the original stairs back in later today without the half-walls and see if they're usable.)

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Lab Assistant
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#9 Old 15th May 2017 at 9:31 PM
Damn, this looks fine! Can't wait to use it in uni
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#10 Old 25th May 2017 at 6:31 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by chreai
Was this tested before uploading? Because holy routing fails, Batman!! First thing I noticed: The back door was set as the front door. Fixed that in a hurry. Then I noticed that none of the dorm residents were sleeping and they were stomping their feet every time they tried to access a bed. So first, I deleted all the desks, etc. under the loft beds, thinking that might be the problem. The foot-stomping prevailed. Then I switched out all the loft beds for regular beds, deleted the desks from all the third-floor rooms and very slightly rearranged the murphy beds and nightstands to ensure those beds could be used. Foot-stomping continued. Replaced the stairs. Noticed that foot-stomping also occurred when Sims tried to shower. Replaced all showers with the Simple Shower instead. Foot-stomping continued. Rearranged some of the bathrooms so the doors to the bedrooms and bathrooms would not be in the way of each other. Foot-stomping continued. Found out Sims could not use the stairs, for some reason. Got rid of the stairs (sans the basement stairs, which worked fine), replaced the first floor stairs with spiral stairs (had to delete the half-walls to do that), replaced second floor stairs with a ladder against the wall (since for some reason the game wouldn't let me stack the spiral stairs & I wanted to make sure my sims had room to walk around in that somewhat narrow hall). Foot stomping finally stopped. Fingers crossed that there are no more routing problems because I really like this lot. (And something just occurred to me--the reason the sims couldn't use those stairs was probably because of the half-walls because the game can be stupid like that. Think I'll try to put the original stairs back in later today without the half-walls and see if they're usable.)
Yes, everything was play tested before I uploaded! I play test everything. I had no problems. My Sims used the bathrooms and the beds with no routing issues. I don't know why it was an issue in your game, sorry.
Forum Resident
#11 Old 25th May 2017 at 9:33 PM
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Originally Posted by luvalphvle
Yes, everything was play tested before I uploaded! I play test everything. I had no problems. My Sims used the bathrooms and the beds with no routing issues. I don't know why it was an issue in your game, sorry.


No prob. I was able to get it all sorted and was even able to keep using the original stairs after all. Not sure why that happened in my game. I do have a lot of mods and cc so maybe there was a weird conflict with one of those. No matter as my modifications to the building seemed to solve the problem and I've been using it for three university terms now. I love the layout and all the amenities, especially the pool. This place is perfect for throwing parties!

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Check out my Simblr! (TS3-focused, sometimes NSFW)
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Test Subject
#12 Old 13th Jun 2017 at 9:24 AM
Thank You I am using it and it's a great dorm lots of fun I am having to much fun to many party's I might fail my first term