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The Rainforest Cafe (No CC)

by pancake101 Posted 12th Mar 2019 at 5:55 AM - Updated 12th Mar 2019 at 4:49 PM by pancake101
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Hi everyone! Today I am very happy to be bringing you my rendition of the famous Rainforest Cafe! I love this restaurant in real life and have wanted to try and build a version for my game. I have gone through to accentuate every detail to make it the best it could be and incorporate as many of the key elements of the real restaurants as possible.

The exterior of the restaurant is designed as an ancient jungle temple surrounded by thick tropical vegetation. Inside is a lush tropical setting complete with aquariums, animals, plants of every variety, and more! There is even the starry night sky in the main dining room that is featured in the real locations. I heavily relied on colored lighting to give the place a more authentic feel along with some fog emitters to help bring things like the aquarium areas to life. There is the bar with the multi styled bar stools and of course the gift shop complete with all sorts of jungle inspired merchandise! As an added bonus, I included an outdoor seating space so your Sims can enjoy their food outside if they so desire!

One thing you may notice is that the kitchen space is empty. I intentionally left it this way for you to design yourself. I would highly recommend downloading the "Business as Usual" bistro from the Sims 3 Store and get the oven and custom kitchen equipment that you can then use to turn this place in to an actual functioning restaurant your Sims can operate! If not, don't worry. I have the lot set as a dive bar meaning Sims can order both food and drinks from the bar and then sit where they please.

I really hope you all enjoy my rendition of this iconic jungle themed eatery! It is 100% CC and Store content free and ready to place in your worlds! Happy Simming!

Lot Size: 40x40
Lot Price (furnished): $195,338
Lot Price (unfurnished): $130,735

Number of bedrooms: Not Applicable
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.

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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
The Rainforest Cafe Restaraunt.7z 1.39 MB 318 12th Mar 2019
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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.

Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.


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If you need more info, see Game Help:Installing TS3 Packswiki for a full, detailed step-by-step guide!
Lab Assistant
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#2 Old 12th Mar 2019 at 11:34 AM
This is so cute
Test Subject
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#3 Old 14th Mar 2019 at 2:34 AM
This is really cool....Thanks
Test Subject
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#4 Old 14th Mar 2019 at 12:28 PM
Wow, this is so well done! It really has the right look and feel of things. Great job recreating a theme restaurant; it's excellent!
Test Subject
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#5 Old 24th Mar 2019 at 4:33 PM
I clicked on this because I love the restaurant irl too. I was curious if it was the same thing or a very weird coincidence lol. Looks lovely, can't wait to see it in game!
Instructor
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#6 Old 20th Apr 2019 at 11:03 PM
Oh wow... I used to love this restaurant- very cool!