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Red Dunes- Unpopulated Neighbourhood

by simsample Posted 3rd Aug 2021 at 10:13 AM
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Red Dunes- A desert neighbourhood built around an oasis.



Red Dunes is a decorated main neighbourhood with residential and community lots. There are no sims and no subhoods.

It is made using all EPs and SPs on a fully patched game. You will need a patched game with all EPs and SPs, or else the Ultimate Collection, to play this neighbourhood.

There is no custom content in this neighbourhood.

Neighbourhood ID: SRED UID: 2113
Terrain Type Desert

6 Community lots
17 Residential Lots
2 Apartment lots, each with 4 rentable units

A sample of the lots

Community:
Caldera Coffee & Noodles
No-one knows where the breakdancer lives.


Blue Flamingo Casino
Watch out for the sharp that counts the cards.


Mesa Mall
The gyros are a bit dodgy.


Mesa Spa
One of the masseuses is not too good.


Crater Beach
There are no waves, it's a lake. Be careful on the pier.


Residential:
105 Caldera Road
1 bedroom, 1 bathroom; §19,964


11 Mesa Loop
3 bedroom, 2 bathroom; §46,121


19 Mesa Loop
2 bedroom, 1 bathroom; §77,896


14 Caldera Road (Apartment)
4 rentable units; §1,378 to §3,486


10 Enderly Road
1 bedroom, 1 bathroom; §43,265


Known issues:
To edit the 10 Enderly Road lot highest levels you will need to use the cheat 'SetHighestAllowedLevel 8'

The Adobe Motel is zoned as a Hotel; your sims will be able to visit, check in and sleep there, but not save the game until they leave the lot. Ordinary townies may not show up there, but if you either add a vacation subhood, or else spawn some tourist sims, then these have a chance to turn up and check-in to a room.

Crater Beach has no waves; I did this deliberately as I envisaged it as being on a non-tidal desert salt lake. If you wish to have waves on this beach, you can download the portal revealer and wave portals by Inge Jones to allow you to replace these. Load a standard beach lot in another neighbourhood to see correct pacement of the waves.

Recommended mods:
Portal revealer and wave portals by Inge Jones
Allow souvenirs in non-vacation hoods by Lord Darcy
Colour Enabler Package by Numenor (without this, the public toilets will be the wrong colour)
CEP Extra Qube by HugeLunatic (without this, the qube tables will be the wrong colour)
Bamboo texture fix by me
I used my own modded camera parameters to build this neighbourhood. It is recommended, but not necessary, to use a camera mod to play. There are several available on this site.

Mods used in the creation of Red Dunes:
Portal revealer and wave portals by Inge Jones
Caldera Coffee & Noodles lot was built using Sunnyside 3X1 community lot by Aelflaed
Hood lighting remedy by Criquette
Unlocked career rewards by SophieDavid
Hood Deco allowed in lots by SaraMK
More Hood Deco allowed in lots by Zazazu
Colour Enabler Package by Numenor
CEP Extra Qube by HugeLunatic
Unlocked buyable items by HugeLunatic
Notownieregen by JM Pescado
You do not need to download these to play Red Dunes.

Mods used in the creation of the images of Red Dunes:
Pond and sea water overhaul by Voeille
Radiance lighting by dDefinder and GunMod
You do not need to download these to play Red Dunes.


Thank you to:

Special thanks to Tashiketh for Modthesims, and to all of the people who have discovered the inner workings of the game and written tools and tutorials to help people like me.

Condolences to Alvin Chip who died several times during the testing of this neighbourhood.

Huge thanks to Rush, Pretty Maids, Miles Davies, Weather Report, Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson for the music I listened to when creating this neighbourhood.

Archive: SRED.7z
File: SRED_Lot1.package Lot Hotel

Title: Adobe Motel

Description: The food is okay but the pool will turn your hair green.

Lot Details
Base price: 6800
Sellable price: 119585
Keepable price: 14952
Architecture price: 61222
Total price: 190314
Size: 4w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot10.package Lot Residential

Title: 22 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 15200
Sellable price: 104552
Keepable price: 19803
Architecture price: 46420
Total price: 176691
Size: 5w x 5h
File: SRED_Lot11.package Lot Residential

Title: 5 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 1600
Sellable price: 6474
Keepable price: 2476
Architecture price: 8092
Total price: 17023
Size: 2w x 2h
File: SRED_Lot12.package Lot Residential

Title: 6 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 1600
Sellable price: 13350
Keepable price: 2560
Architecture price: 6168
Total price: 22444
Size: 2w x 2h
File: SRED_Lot13.package Lot Residential

Title: 11 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 4800
Sellable price: 23908
Keepable price: 7905
Architecture price: 11886
Total price: 46121
Size: 3w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot14.package Lot Residential

Title: 15 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 4800
Sellable price: 6887
Keepable price: 3945
Architecture price: 10630
Total price: 24136
Size: 3w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot15.package Lot Apartment Base

Title: 123 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 9400
Sellable price: 52801
Keepable price: 13759
Architecture price: 44923
Total price: 111898
Size: 4w x 4h
File: SRED_Lot16.package Lot Residential

Title: 10 Enderly Road

Lot Details
Base price: 8800
Sellable price: 7896
Keepable price: 5500
Architecture price: 26337
Total price: 43265
Size: 3w x 5h
File: SRED_Lot17.package Lot Residential

Title: 101 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 2900
Sellable price: 7962
Keepable price: 1205
Architecture price: 8475
Total price: 18847
Size: 2w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot18.package Lot Residential

Title: 102 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 4800
Sellable price: 16867
Keepable price: 6100
Architecture price: 15275
Total price: 39987
Size: 3w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot19.package Lot Residential

Title: 105 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 2900
Sellable price: 7657
Keepable price: 2075
Architecture price: 9166
Total price: 19964
Size: 2w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot2.package Lot Community

Title: Blue Flamingo Casino

Description: Music: newwave restaurant chess bubble pinball poker bar

Lot Details
Base price: 6800
Sellable price: 100802
Keepable price: 12235
Architecture price: 22074
Total price: 137496
Size: 4w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot20.package Lot Residential

Title: 8 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 4200
Sellable price: 24194
Keepable price: 5340
Architecture price: 11934
Total price: 43281
Size: 2w x 4h
File: SRED_Lot21.package Lot Residential

Title: 108 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 4800
Sellable price: 11766
Keepable price: 3278
Architecture price: 13137
Total price: 30353
Size: 3w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot22.package Lot Residential

Title: 59 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 1600
Sellable price: 6847
Keepable price: 1250
Architecture price: 4730
Total price: 13481
Size: 2w x 2h
File: SRED_Lot23.package Lot Residential

Title: 22 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 2900
Sellable price: 13852
Keepable price: 2496
Architecture price: 10224
Total price: 27427
Size: 2w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot24.package Lot Residential

Title: 9 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 6800
Sellable price: 34780
Keepable price: 9233
Architecture price: 17682
Total price: 64958
Size: 4w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot25.package Lot Residential

Title: 19 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 9400
Sellable price: 37386
Keepable price: 9439
Architecture price: 27089
Total price: 77896
Size: 4w x 4h
File: SRED_Lot3.package Lot Community

Title: Mesa Mall

Description: The gyros are a bit dodgy.

Lot Details
Base price: 4800
Sellable price: 72293
Keepable price: 3210
Architecture price: 25072
Total price: 100360
Size: 3w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot4.package Lot Community

Title: Mesa Spa

Description: One of the masseuses is not too good.

Lot Details
Base price: 4800
Sellable price: 84387
Keepable price: 7996
Architecture price: 48841
Total price: 136255
Size: 3w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot5.package Lot Community

Title: Caldera Coffee & Noodles

Description: Music:Heavymetal Fast Food Noodles Small Electronics Pinball Vending Coffee Bar Breakdance Video Games Souvenir Clothes Groceries

Lot Details
Base price: 1000
Sellable price: 45098
Keepable price: 1308
Architecture price: 8947
Total price: 54563
Size: 1w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot6.package Lot Community

Title: Crater Beach

Description: Be careful on the pier.

Lot Details
Base price: 8800
Sellable price: 17472
Keepable price: 3420
Architecture price: 3419
Total price: 32427
Size: 5w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot7.package Lot Residential

Title: 2 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 1600
Sellable price: 5801
Keepable price: 1580
Architecture price: 6014
Total price: 13792
Size: 2w x 2h
File: SRED_Lot8.package Lot Residential

Title: 5 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 1600
Sellable price: 8322
Keepable price: 1855
Architecture price: 6886
Total price: 17285
Size: 2w x 2h
File: SRED_Lot9.package Lot Apartment Base

Title: 14 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 9400
Sellable price: 74302
Keepable price: 13816
Architecture price: 41477
Total price: 130699
Size: 4w x 4h
File: SRED_Neighborhood.package Neighbourhood Main

Title: Red Dunes

Description: A desert neighbourhood built around an oasis.



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Archive: SRED.7z
File: SRED_Lot1.package Lot Hotel

Title: Adobe Motel

Description: The food is okay but the pool will turn your hair green.

Lot Details
Base price: 6800
Sellable price: 119585
Keepable price: 14952
Architecture price: 61222
Total price: 190314
Size: 4w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot10.package Lot Residential

Title: 22 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 15200
Sellable price: 104552
Keepable price: 19803
Architecture price: 46420
Total price: 176691
Size: 5w x 5h
File: SRED_Lot11.package Lot Residential

Title: 5 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 1600
Sellable price: 6474
Keepable price: 2476
Architecture price: 8092
Total price: 17023
Size: 2w x 2h
File: SRED_Lot12.package Lot Residential

Title: 6 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 1600
Sellable price: 13350
Keepable price: 2560
Architecture price: 6168
Total price: 22444
Size: 2w x 2h
File: SRED_Lot13.package Lot Residential

Title: 11 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 4800
Sellable price: 23908
Keepable price: 7905
Architecture price: 11886
Total price: 46121
Size: 3w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot14.package Lot Residential

Title: 15 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 4800
Sellable price: 6887
Keepable price: 3945
Architecture price: 10630
Total price: 24136
Size: 3w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot15.package Lot Apartment Base

Title: 123 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 9400
Sellable price: 52801
Keepable price: 13759
Architecture price: 44923
Total price: 111898
Size: 4w x 4h
File: SRED_Lot16.package Lot Residential

Title: 10 Enderly Road

Lot Details
Base price: 8800
Sellable price: 7896
Keepable price: 5500
Architecture price: 26337
Total price: 43265
Size: 3w x 5h
File: SRED_Lot17.package Lot Residential

Title: 101 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 2900
Sellable price: 7962
Keepable price: 1205
Architecture price: 8475
Total price: 18847
Size: 2w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot18.package Lot Residential

Title: 102 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 4800
Sellable price: 16867
Keepable price: 6100
Architecture price: 15275
Total price: 39987
Size: 3w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot19.package Lot Residential

Title: 105 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 2900
Sellable price: 7657
Keepable price: 2075
Architecture price: 9166
Total price: 19964
Size: 2w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot2.package Lot Community

Title: Blue Flamingo Casino

Description: Music: newwave restaurant chess bubble pinball poker bar

Lot Details
Base price: 6800
Sellable price: 100802
Keepable price: 12235
Architecture price: 22074
Total price: 137496
Size: 4w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot20.package Lot Residential

Title: 8 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 4200
Sellable price: 24194
Keepable price: 5340
Architecture price: 11934
Total price: 43281
Size: 2w x 4h
File: SRED_Lot21.package Lot Residential

Title: 108 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 4800
Sellable price: 11766
Keepable price: 3278
Architecture price: 13137
Total price: 30353
Size: 3w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot22.package Lot Residential

Title: 59 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 1600
Sellable price: 6847
Keepable price: 1250
Architecture price: 4730
Total price: 13481
Size: 2w x 2h
File: SRED_Lot23.package Lot Residential

Title: 22 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 2900
Sellable price: 13852
Keepable price: 2496
Architecture price: 10224
Total price: 27427
Size: 2w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot24.package Lot Residential

Title: 9 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 6800
Sellable price: 34780
Keepable price: 9233
Architecture price: 17682
Total price: 64958
Size: 4w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot25.package Lot Residential

Title: 19 Mesa Loop

Lot Details
Base price: 9400
Sellable price: 37386
Keepable price: 9439
Architecture price: 27089
Total price: 77896
Size: 4w x 4h
File: SRED_Lot3.package Lot Community

Title: Mesa Mall

Description: The gyros are a bit dodgy.

Lot Details
Base price: 4800
Sellable price: 72293
Keepable price: 3210
Architecture price: 25072
Total price: 100360
Size: 3w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot4.package Lot Community

Title: Mesa Spa

Description: One of the masseuses is not too good.

Lot Details
Base price: 4800
Sellable price: 84387
Keepable price: 7996
Architecture price: 48841
Total price: 136255
Size: 3w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot5.package Lot Community

Title: Caldera Coffee & Noodles

Description: Music:Heavymetal Fast Food Noodles Small Electronics Pinball Vending Coffee Bar Breakdance Video Games Souvenir Clothes Groceries

Lot Details
Base price: 1000
Sellable price: 45098
Keepable price: 1308
Architecture price: 8947
Total price: 54563
Size: 1w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot6.package Lot Community

Title: Crater Beach

Description: Be careful on the pier.

Lot Details
Base price: 8800
Sellable price: 17472
Keepable price: 3420
Architecture price: 3419
Total price: 32427
Size: 5w x 3h
File: SRED_Lot7.package Lot Residential

Title: 2 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 1600
Sellable price: 5801
Keepable price: 1580
Architecture price: 6014
Total price: 13792
Size: 2w x 2h
File: SRED_Lot8.package Lot Residential

Title: 5 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 1600
Sellable price: 8322
Keepable price: 1855
Architecture price: 6886
Total price: 17285
Size: 2w x 2h
File: SRED_Lot9.package Lot Apartment Base

Title: 14 Caldera Road

Lot Details
Base price: 9400
Sellable price: 74302
Keepable price: 13816
Architecture price: 41477
Total price: 130699
Size: 4w x 4h
File: SRED_Neighborhood.package Neighbourhood Main

Title: Red Dunes

Description: A desert neighbourhood built around an oasis.

 
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