Monday, August 11, 2008

1 Divided Drive

I opted to name the street of my new set of split-level homes "Divided Drive." Sadly, it was the best I could come up with, but to me it sounds better than Split Street. This house has 4 levels inside, which was a challenge. I used a houseplan as a guide, but ended up making some major changes on the inside, and a few on the outside as well. I'm really happy with how it turned out.

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Saturday, August 2, 2008

73 Road to Nowhere - Rebuilt

For the last few months there has been a challenge on MATY in Planet K 20X6 called "EAxis House of Fail." Basically, every month a house that came with the game is chosen for its crappiness, and people rebuild it, keeping the original outside walls. The idea is to turn it into a nice looking, playable home.

So here is August's challenge house. If you've ever played Strangetown, you may have seen this little vacant house. It is a little piece of crap. The long, narrow entrance is a death trap for your sims, and everything is all ugly on the inside with a bad floor plan. To top it all off, the edges of the lot are not even level.

And this is my version of the same lot. Well, I actually took a lot of pictures of the original lot and rebuilt it just like the original, only I used a flat lot. Then I added on and changed it until I got this.
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My Original "The Burrow"

After I rebuilt the original Weasley Burrow because of the non-level edges issue I mentioned in my previous post, I discovered that with LotAdjuster it could be fixed. This is called Murphy's Law, but that's OK. So, I loaded The Basegame + University on my hubby's computer, fiddled with LotAjuster, and yada, yada, yada... the lot is now flat. So here are some original upload pics from when I put it on the exchange in July 2005, and apologize that they're small and can't be enlarged when you click on them:

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