Hello Guys, Sorry it's been a couple months sence i've created...
Onward we go.
Sims 4. Right. It's released,
got my premium copy. Awesome.
All I can say is awesome, awesome game.
Very recommended. i WILL be creating for TS4!
Actually I've already made a few shirts, testing everything out.
Not really wanting to start creating until TSRW4 is out.
Very limited actions so far. but stay tuned cause i will indeed be creating
for the sims 4.
I will be releasing some new clothing for TS3, and yes, i will continue to
create for both games, until i feel like its my time to go in the sims 3...
Please make a anime girl on my profile
With the release of Sims 4 I have decided it’s finally time to hang up my building hat and step aside for the new talent that this new game will bring. I know I haven’t been around so much over the last few months and it doesn’t seem right to hang on just for the sake of it now that the passion has gone.
I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here as a sims artist and I would like thank the team here at TSR for putting up with me for so long! I also wish to thank you the downloaders whose comments and encouragement have meant so much to me and kept me going all this time. I have some fantastic memories and have made some dear friends over the years and now it is time to move on. I won’t be giving up simming completely (I’ll finally get to spend some serious time actually playing the games that I’ve spent so long creating for) and you may still find me lurking around the place from time to time.
I’m sure many of your are excited to get started on sims 4 but for me the look and feel of the game just doesn’t inspire me and I won’t be parting with my hard earned cash for a copy, at least for the time being. So, that being the case I bid you fare thee well but not goodbye.
See you around,
Hi guys! Many of you know me as Degera, a lot builder and member of the staff, in charge of Social Media as well as lot submissions. I've been playing the Sims since 2001, and submitting my creations to TSR since 2002. So when a new Sims game comes out, I'm usually the first one in line. But I was reluctant this time. I wanted to keep an open mind, but I was hearing so many negatives about the game that it was affecting my ability to remain unbiased. That whole 'No Toddlers/No Pools' debate was only part of it. There was also to be no CASt, which as a lot builder is something I felt was integral. Plus they were bringing back loading screens between lots, which was something I did not miss from the first two Sims games.
But I put all of that aside, I pre-ordered and held my breath, with a hopeful 'wait and see' attitude. I wanted to make my own opinion. I downloaded the files last week on Origin so when midnight on September 2 hit, I was ready. I fired up the game and dove in. And... I don't hate it. I know that's not a ringing endorsement, but it's honestly better than what I expected.
The first time you start the game, you will be taken to Create-A-Sim where you will go through a tutorial section on making your very first Sims 4 sim. And if you're not careful, you can get stuck in CAS - it's like a spider's web. You find yourself pushing and pulling to get that nose exactly the way you want it and when that doesn't work, you sort through the available pre-made noses to find something, anything... The next time you look up, two hours have passed, and you still haven't picked out your Sim's hair!
There is a fair amount of clothing options, and of course any gaps will be taken care of by our CC creators. What I like most about this new CAS, however, is the Styled Looks option. For each clothing section (everyday, formal, sleepwear, etc) there is a set of pre-made outfits that include shoes, accessories and makeup. That's right, you can change your entire outfit, plus shoes, all accessories and your makeup with the push of one button! Making your sim look good has never been easier.
Got your Sim sorted? Then let's move him/her in and get started. The tutorial you followed in CAS will stay with you, walking you through all aspects of the game as you go along. This is handy if you have never played The Sims before, but for me, I was completely annoyed by it within minutes. And you can't shut it off. You have to let it run the full course at least once for it not to appear again. If I could get in touch with any of the developers, this would be one of the first things I bring up - please give us an option to turn off the tutorial and never have to see it again!
Now your Sim is moved in and ready to explore the world. Press the M button at any time to see the map view. Wait... is that the map? Yes. It really is that small. The map of each world is divided into neighborhoods. Each neighborhood has approximately five lots inside it (some less), and either they will all be venues, or they will all be residential, with one section in the middle set aside for a huge park. But don't be too discouraged, because you can swap between the two base game worlds at any time, for any reason, which effectively doubles the number of venues and homes. It's still only a fraction of what we had in The Sims 3, but I'm reminding myself that this is just the base game and there will be more to come.
But Degera, you're asking, how's the gameplay? Overall it's incredibly smooth. I have not experienced any severe bugs or glitches. Yes, there are loading screens everywhere. You can walk around in your neighborhood without loading, but if you go into another world, neighborhood, or even into another venue, you will have load time. The time varies depending on whether or not you've been to that location before - first time loads are longer.
A couple of minor bugs that I have noticed include:
1. After playing the same family for a few days, I could no longer see the names of other Sims when I hovered my mouse over them.
2. Sims will walk through the front door of my lots and stand on the inside to knock to be invited inside - which, when invited, they end up going outside.
3. Curtains and paintings will not always drop when the walls go down, but putting the walls back up and removing them again takes care of it.
4. Some of the cheats that were listed as shipping with the base game don't seem to work - for example, the hide headline effects toggle won't get rid of the plumbob as it should.
Other issues, not bugs:
1. Not having CASt makes it nearly impossible to match any furnishings. I complained about this earlier on our Twitter feed. Everything that is supposed to be black, for instance, is a different shade. In this image of my new dining room, I thought the table was black until I got the lights in place and I realized it's just a very dark brown.
2. Having the Tutorial (or Tips) always appear and not being able to get rid of it is massively annoying.
3. Having to be on the lot itself, or in the process of moving in a new family, in order to bulldoze the lot is frustrating.
4. If you want to move a lot, or turn it, after you've built it, be prepared to re-do all of your landscaping.
5. Those of you that use Edge Scrolling will be frustrated because it won't scroll if your mouse pointer is over a menu or a part of the UI (especially on the bottom of the screen). It does work, you just have to make sure your pointer is directly above the white bar at the bottom.
6. Notifications can't be recalled once they close, so if you miss what it's saying for some reason then you've missed it completely.
7. Maid service is spotty. This might be a bug, or the maid might be lazy, it's too soon to tell.
8. If you're playing a single sim and they leave the lot to go to work, you have absolutely nothing to do until they get home again.
9. You can't send a sim to a venue for a night out while you stay at home with another sim. You will go to the venue and the sim left at home will be unplayable/in limbo until you return.
If you've already discovered a workaround for some of these issues, if you found some that I missed or if you haven't experienced these problems at all, feel free to let me know in the comments.
When it's all said and done, those of you looking for a quirky, fun game to play will find it here. Our artists will bring the CC that we need soon enough, so go ahead and play to form your own opinion!
I don't think I'm ready for Sims 4, I adore Sims3 and I have too many mods and CC, I can't move on yet!
I'm a huge fan of the hit American television series on Fox, Sleepy Hollow. The series is a fun mixture of creepy and campy and I can't wait for the premiere of the sophomore season on September 22nd. This set was created so my obsession with the show (watching all 13 episodes of season one multiple times) would serve a useful purpose, creating for the Sims 3 game.
My Sleepy Hollow artifacts include the headless horseman's skull in a pickle jar, Katrina's necklace, George Washington's bible, a golem, vintage baby carriage, Ouija board, and Katrina's headstone. If you are not familiar with the show no worries, the set items can be used as part of a Halloween theme. The collection folder for the set can be downloaded at MediaFire.
7 uploads pending, I had a lot of fun with them. I created a series of houses called 'coloured homes' or something of the sort. They were so much fun to build :) hope you will enjoy using them as much as I enjoyed building them.
Melanie Carmichael is
my newest created sim for The Sims 3 and I decided to try out the legacy
challenge. I must say, it really makes you like The Sims all over
again. In the past, I've found myself cheating to give my sim the things
I wanted her to have or so she didn't have to work. But then you're
missing out on a big part of playing the game.
So when I created Melanie, I decided to start working on the Legacy Challenge. She started out with $1,800 after buying the empty plot and she built a very, very small one room place to stay in. She slept in a sleeping bag or took advantage of sunbathing to get in a little shut eye. Eventually she got a job and has been working herself up the corporate ladder. She makes over $100 an hour now so far and recently had a baby as well as got married. I'd say that she's progressing well in beginning her legacy. The house has had improvements along the way and she really loves to save money, which is always nice.
The husband that Melanie has.... Well, he's odd. She was attracted to him originally because of his nice personality. However, it wasn't until after they were married that she found out he's a mermaid(man)... LOL So that part took me by surprise and I'm still waiting to see what will happen. They named their daughter Madison and I'm anxious to see what type of person she becomes.
Playing The Sims 3 without cheats or mods in order to do this Legacy Challenge is actually a ton of fun. Cheats aren't always the greatest and sometimes you just need to get back down to the basics and play it how it was meant to be played!!!
Due to major Windows corruption issue I've had to reinstall everything on my computer from the O/S up. Meaning yes, I lost all my work for everthing. Though I have external backup copies of Diamond Key, they are not the most recent backups so I lost tons of hours of work. I am choosing to put Diamond Key aside now rather than try to re-do all the work I lost. The good news? I'm back to creating content! Look for new work from me soon!
I'm here to tell that I will buy Sims 4 on next weeks, maybe on last September week. So, while I don't build houses for Sims 4, you can download my new houses for Sims 3 that I will upload next days and weeks :) I decided to build houses for both games, so don't forget to take a look at my uploads for Sims 3 ;)
Hello everyone! :)
This is it, the sims 4 will be available in 2 days for Europe and it means that my sims 3 creative journey is over. I had so much fun creating and your downloads and friendly comments helped me to improve and make better creations and I thank you for the support, especially from the amazing friends I met here and will NEVER forget!
However I won't create anything new for sims 3, I will for sure create new custom content for your sims 4 games and I hope you are going to like what I will create. I will convert my favourite sims 3 creations for sims 4 because there are some I really like.
I hope to see you again when I will be creating for sims 4, your downloads and your comments are the most beautiful compliment for a creator, thank you so much for everything!
THANK YOU: for 102 creations I got more than 580,000 downloads, more than 580,000 pageviews and more than 1600 comments! ♥
I have been creating alot of content for Sims3 and fully plan on continuing to do so as I love Sims 3. However I got Sims4 and this morning just started trying it out.. Oh my! Its so different! Not used to it yet but there is plenty of time to figure it out. Once TSR has it all set up to make CC for Sims4 I will surely be submitting my creations but until then like I said creating for Sims3 and playing Sims4 !
I was very happy to discover that my laptop also supports Sims4 with great graphics too!
I start College this week so schoolwork will take priority but I love creating so much that I fully intend to keep on submitting!
Anyways Happy Simming! and please check my mini site for more houses and paintings for Sims3 as well as some other items I am currently trying to learn... patterns for one and still attempting to learn how to object mesh!
Jackie ( aka MightyFaithGirl)
A warm thank you to Cedric 13 for the beautiful simself she made for me and which you can see on my avatar picture. This sim can be downloaded at http://nicolesims3.eklablog.com/patricia-a109204246
Ii've been playing the sims for years, I finally decided to give something back to the Simming community by creating homes!
I'm still pretty novice, but the more I do the better I get - right? So i'll be uploading lots left, right and center!
I am currently in the process of making some poster/paintings too.
To whomever is reading this, I hope you're well and thank you for visiting GraceySims :D xo
After a break from creating I'm back and ready to release this, if I do say so myself - adorable coral reef inspired TWIN set!
I have been creating Sims 4 Custom Content for Create a Sim such as shirts over the last couple of weeks and will be making it available to anyone who wants them. If you liked the stuff here you will like this stuff more. Just go to my blog to download it and put it in your game.
There will also be a guide for people who do not know how to install custom content.
The blog is at http://lukecheuhdesigns.net
Luke Cheuh Designs
The Sims 4 HELP in 4 languages :)
just wanted to let you know I'm returning this September, yeah Sims 4!
Want to see Random Dance of Speed* Club Members?
Here's the link XD
So this is my first blog entry. I don't know who actually reads these lol, but here goes. So there are a couple of chapters left in my story Siren, but it is coming to an end. I was going to make a new story afterwards based around Tiffany's sister Natalie, and in fact have already written a large portion of the story, mainly because I am not done with these character's yet. But the story was getting so complicated and I had this idea in my mind on where I wanted to take the story line, but it was too hard to write and the more I wrote the less the character's did what I wanted them to do....I know it's a stupid thing to say since I'm the writer haha but it's true. Anyway, so I don't think I'm going to put that story on tsr, but instead I have been writing another story which was originally meant to be based around Tiffany's daughter, but now I have decided to change all the character's name and cut all ties and start with fresh characters. With out giving anything major away it's a romance (of course) but done quite differently to the usual romance.
I'm just posting to update those who follow my stories. Recently I have been dealing with a number of health issues that are causing me some severe pain. (I feel like a little old lady!) Because of this, typing and being on the computer has become quite difficult. It's not always this way but it is causing me to take a little longer to put each new chapter together. They are coming though! I promise!
Just thought I would let you all know. Thank you so much and stay tuned!
I am back. I took a seem like a year long break. I got a new laptop and some new games for the sims 3. I been quite busy with real life. Lets see. I been working on seeing my dad. I even visited thim and spent time with him. I even hung out with my step brothers. Lastly I was in my dad wedding. I got a new stepmother and 3 stepbrothers but only met 2 and hang out with two.
I got two sims games and playing with them and I like them both a lot.
I create lovely & unique houses, also walls & floors, that are different then any I have seen.
If I can I will upload some.
or go to
http://joannasims2.doodlekit.com/ you can only view my houses, walls & floors here. I will see it I can get some on here, if YOU ALL like them. walls/floors and or houses.
I actually just figured out that I could add entries to my page so here is my first post! I am super excited because my fiance just bought World Adventures and Generations for me last night so I am looking forward to making more lots with my new expansions. I was a little wary of buying World Adventures but now that I have it, I am having so much fun exploring tombs. So far I have only been to Egypt and have only spent one Sim day in that location. Looking forward to exploring some more!
I hope every one is having a lovely week! <3
Hey everyone !
I know there are some amazingly talented clothing creators and designers on this website and I was wondering if anyone ever takes requests ? Since I don't have the sligtest idea about creating clothing and designing outfits for The Sims I thought maybe i'd ask some of you brilliant designers !!
Finally, I finished my very first recolor of sims 4 dress.
I was so happy :D
I will make more so stay tuned :) I posted a pic on my check it out :D
I will upload more of my favorite sims 3 lots soon, You should check them out.
We would like to thank everyone who entered the 'Black and White' screenshot contest! We had over 150 entries total when it was all said and done. That's a ton of pictures to sort through and try to pick just three. There were some outstanding entries and our judges had an impossible job. (Thank you to Sim_man123, AudreyMay and NRMann for offering to judge this contest.) Now, the winners are...
First prize goes to Daniluvsims with this breath taking snowy landscape - http://www.thesimsresource.com/screenshots/details/id/162362/
Second prize goes to Ramonna with this mysterious lady in white in the woods - http://www.thesimsresource.com/screenshots/details/id/162641/
Third prize goes to Shea Stone with this woman with rose petals on the piano - http://www.thesimsresource.com/screenshots/details/id/162590/
And as we said, we had so many entries, and there were some fantastic ones that we feel deserve a special mention:
http://www.thesimsresource.com/screenshots/details/id/162568/ by Bluegardenia
http://www.thesimsresource.com/screenshots/details/id/162737/ by DOT
http://www.thesimsresource.com/screenshots/details/id/162458/ by Blue_Girl
http://www.thesimsresource.com/screenshots/details/id/162513/ by Any-sim
http://www.thesimsresource.com/screenshots/details/id/162287/ by HeavenSent418
Great job everyone!
Well, I wasn't going to order it.. but now seeing the required specs on PC, and hearing how it should run on normal laptops.. I have pre-ordered Sims 4. And I am so excited for it to release! Seems like it'll be forever.. haha.
I don't know if I'll continue creating for Sims 3... I love Sims 3, but it runs pretty slow on my laptop. I can't even have expansions since the strain on my computer is far too much. Besides, it looks like creating in Sims 4 will be amazing, and I don't know how I will be able to go back to 3 afterward. Well, we'll see!
Hello to all of you! I am back from vacations and had a wonderful time, maybe to short, but better than nothing. Hope you have had a wonderfut time too. Had great impressions and so many ideas for new creations and lots. So I hope we will enjoy our time together!!! Regards matomi
So today I uploaded my second house to TSR. My second house, and only my eighth creation. I was just so happy to even be abled to get my creations on TSR. And now this is the second out of the eight to make it to the Featured Page! I don't say this to brag (although of course I am proud of myself), but rather out of sheer joy! :) Creating and sharing brings me great joy. And being validated by having my work featured is a real blessing. I just want wanted to share my happiness. And also wanted to give a big thank you to Guardgian and Anna Blue...each of which helped me with the upload process. Thank you ladies <3 <3
I hope I will be able to continue to grow in my skills.
I am planning on releasing a Green Day set by the 25/08/2014. This set will consist of a Bed, Curtains, Posters, Rug, Laptop and Pattern. This set contains images and content from their American Idiot Album
Also i will be releasing much more content in the coming weeks as well.
Check out the site below for more details
wait.. wait... I just can't contain the excitement.
the teaser of my new story, "Secretly" (to come out soon this August 2014), is out!
if you have the time, you can check it out. Just browse on the stories section of TSR.
I hope you'll like it.
and yeah, that's just it for today, I guess.
I just came home from work (I had overtime. GAAAH!) and I'm pretty tired. sheesh!
SORRY FOR SHOUTING BUT HEY LOOK
it's a bit messy due to the lack of tools we have, but i will definitely update it when we have tsr's workshop and the game itself xx
p.s. you can download the thing here if you want it
I noticed that the animations for the double and single beds of the Artamishia bedroom set were not working, so I've fixed them and updated the files. If you have downloaded before today, you'll need to uninstall just the beds, download and reinstall the new files. I apologize for the inconveience.
Hello All, Thank you for visiting my page. I would like to say that in no way does the lack of hearts or thumbs up on the creations I commet on is onky because sometimes the area forchoose them is gray and wont let me apply them at all to that comment. It will work for one comment or CC and not the next. I just wanted you very talented Artist to know my lack of hearts left meant it wasnt working when I commented on your beautiful creations. Thank you for all the wonderful fun beautiful things you bring to the game everyday, without which the game would be dull and not special at all. All the CC creators, Mods, Pose makers are what makes Sims 3 so special. Thank you Thank you, with Big Hugs !!!!
So, I have been getting a glitch If you know LifeSimmer from youtube you know that she got this same glitch once. So I get Store content from the sims 3 store and it does not lod or corectly go into my launcher! The few things that do go into the launcher say that it is allready installed.....But....when i go into my game its not there O-O
This is WasabiChi, fresh from the grave!
it's been a hundred decades since I spoke. And now, I'm back for moaaaar fun.
hello TSR! hello, person reading my blog post! hello, TSR friends!
It's been a long while. I've been pretty busy for the past 2 years. After graduation, I faced the real, cruel world and geez! I was slapped by reality and wrestled by obligation. And yes, for the past 2 years, believe it or not, I didn't have a "stable" internet connection.
For the past year and several months, I've been contemplating if I should write again. Seriously, I miss writing here. I miss writing stories and most of all, I miss chatting with my friends here. However, the question is: Do I still have the time to write?
I am a very "finicky"(?) writer. If I am not satisfied with what I'm doing and what I've done, even if I already wrote a loooot, I'd scrap it. I don't like to rush myself and be rushed because I know the story won't be good if I hurry. And now, here I am dealing with the "time constraints" issues. Sheesh!
Then again, nobody can stop you if it is your passion. It is my passion to write. So, I will write.
I'm currently working on my "comeback" story (and I guess this'd be a long one). I hope that I'll be able to finish this soon. I'm very inspired to write this story because first and foremost, this is inspired by a TRUE STORY. I'm really trying my best to develop each and every character in this story. If the odds will be with me, most likely, this'll come out by the end of this month (or earlier). That's IF AND ONLY IF the odds will be with me. (I hope I won't be excessively busy. I am busy. My sched is full but I will definitely find time writing).
To the people who know me here, you must be wondering why I deleted all my uploads (from screenshots to stories) here in TSR. Well, it's like I want to have a fresh new start all over again. I just felt like it.
Anyway, thanks for spending a wee bit of your precious time reading my blog post.
See you real soon,
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