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News Archive - October, 2009
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Friday 2 October 2009
Gardeners Retreat
Written at 19:47 by TammyB - 15 comments.

I have created a home for the sim who loves gardening and enjoys lots of beautiful flowers and trees that outline those gardens.

I hope you enjoy this fun little home as much as I did creating it!

To check it out and download, click here!

If you would like to see all of my creations for The Sims Zone, click here!

 

Monday 5 October 2009
The Sims 3 Indepth - From Toddlers to Teens
Written at 17:00 by Andy - 14 comments.

In the eighth report of The Sims 3 Indepth series, we will be looking at the three stages of development. Toddlerhood, childhood and the teenage days. The report covers from learning how to talk all the way through to learning how to juggle having a part-time job and keeping on the Honour Roll, mainly from the point of view of Melody Miles. We will also be looking at how her family develops and grows up around her.

To get the latest part of the review, click here!

However, if you would like to start at the beginning, then click here!

 

Thursday 8 October 2009
Problems with nVidia drivers
Written at 21:46 by ChEeTaH - 16 comments.
Several fansites have reported that the latest update of nVidia drivers causes problems with the Sims 3. The 191.07 version may cause the game to crash back to the desktop. If you experience the problem, revert back to an older version of the drivers. Until then EA recommends to not update to this version, and wait for a new revision of the nVidia drivers to upgrade. More information is in a forum thread.
 

Sunday 11 October 2009
The Sims 3 Indepth - Storymode Progression
Written at 20:30 by Andy - 19 comments.

In the ninth report of The Sims 3 Indepth series, we will be looking at Storymode Progression.

The report critically analyses how this has been implemented, looking at how families develop in the background, looking at the ease of changing the active families, looking at various irregularities and giving a personally considered judgement as to whether this has helped towards making The Sims 3 a hit or whether this is part of the game where things have good wide of the mark.

To get the latest part of the review, click here!

However, if you would like to start at the beginning, then click here!

 

Saturday 17 October 2009
New Upload - "Nu Strand Beach"
Written at 23:37 by TammyB - 31 comments.

I felt that Sunset Valley should have a beach that offered much more to keep sims entertained than just being able to fish.

Nu Strand Beach was created to offer an awesome 3 level bar complete with HDTV! Off the covered bar area is plenty of seating for the sims who enjoy ocean views and sunshine.

Other amentities include an area for chess lovers, spacious bath house, foosball, a fire-pit to gather around with your friends, and a boom box if you should feel the need to get your boogie on. And of course, salt water fishing areas.

To go straight to the download, click here!

For a list of all my creations, click here!

Happy Simming!

 

Friday 30 October 2009
New Upload - 101 Forest Ridge Ct
Written at 01:26 by TammyB - 22 comments.

The first in a series of Bungalow style homes that fit nicely on the lots of Pinochle Point in Sunset Valley.

This is a small home with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath and driveway for 1 car.

The fireplace is unique in that the red exterior bricks will not be shown to clash with any exteriors of the home.

To download, click here!

For a list of all my creations, click here!

Enjoy!

 

Saturday 31 October 2009
The Sims 3 Indepth - Riverview
Written at 03:28 by Andy - 7 comments.

In the tenth report of The Sims 3 Indepth series, we will be looking at Riverview, which is the second neighborhood.

We will be looking at how Riverview differs from Sunset Valley, looking at the geography and feel of the town and taking a close look at some of the families and homes in this community. We will also be seeing a few familiar faces.

To get the latest part of the review, click here!

However, if you would like to start at the beginning, then click here!

 
The Sims 3 - "Create-A-World" Tool - Coming Soon!
Written at 05:59 by Andy - 19 comments.

For those of us who have been waiting to build their neighborhoods from the ground up, the tool is coming that will allow us to do this. The Create-a-World tool is being released in December.

"Create-a-World is intended for serious Sims enthusiasts willing to devote enough time to build entire neighborhoods from scratch. The tool is actually the same one that the development team uses to create the playfields for The Sims 3 and its expansions. Because it's the same tool that the developers use, it can create areas similar to those that appear in the base game and expansions, in four different size levels. (The Sims 3's default neighborhood of Sunset Valley is the largest of the four world sizes.) ... Create-a-World will be a separate utility that will weigh in at about 130MB and be free to download from the official Sims 3 Web site. The tool is planned for release in a beta state this December in all languages--EA plans to support and improve the utility over time as it receives feedback from the fan community."

To read the entire article about this, click here!!

When we know more, you will know more!