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Moar Barn Walls! EA wall fixed + 10 new walls!

by armiel Posted 17th Nov 2012 at 3:37 PM
31 Comments / replies (Who?) - 5 Feedback Posts, 20 Thanks Posts
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.

I was not sure how to show best what I've done, so I made you a little story to demonstrate it, as seen above.

My dear friend Qbie has been making an awesome house, and I have been looking at his pics in awe. But seeing them also made me cranky about how EA neglected those one tile wide walls. The barn walls are my absolute favorite walls to use, so I wanted to fix this issue. And knowing me, I could not leave it to just one wall, could I? :D

So I present you 10 new walls that match EA's (so well they hurt brains!). You can mix and match them all you want.



I also made a tiny mod to fix tiling on one of the EA's barn walls. I can't believe I never saw how borky it was - I use them walls all the time! But missroxor did poke me about the issue when I showed her the walls I was making, and the mod was born.

So here is the 'Barn wall with pilaster - left side' with correct 1/3 tiling instead of the 2/2 it had.


The mod changes resource 'CWAL 0x515CA4CD-0x00000000-0x76E34316615FD039' of the 'Wall_ structured_BarnPilaster_left' and will conflict with any mod that changes that resource.


Everything is for Base game. Please enjoy!

Additional Credits:
Qbie for 'bringing out' the issue with one tile walls again.
missroxor for poking me about the wall borkiness.
Creators of the tools I used.
There are my terrain paints on the pictures, are not in any way included to the download though.
Tags: #EA fix, #mod, #walls, #barn, #barn wall, #wall, #new, #base game, #armiel

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armiel_Tiling fix for EAs Barn wall with pilasters - left.rar

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armiel_Moar barn walls.rar

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Test Subject
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#2 Old 17th Nov 2012 at 4:05 PM
Thank you soooo much! I always wished for the 1 tile corner wall for my game.
Field Researcher
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#3 Old 17th Nov 2012 at 4:40 PM
As always you're a genius!

Thanks a Million!
Test Subject
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#4 Old 17th Nov 2012 at 5:35 PM
Thanks so much! I was hoping somebody would do this one day! BTW, I love that little house. Will that be up for download anytime soon?
Veteran Finn
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#5 Old 17th Nov 2012 at 5:37 PM
Lol, gosh no. The house is just a setup. :D
Scholar
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#6 Old 17th Nov 2012 at 6:28 PM
Holy crap, I'm dead. This is so perfect!
Field Researcher
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#7 Old 17th Nov 2012 at 6:50 PM
Just what I've been waiting for. Thank you.
Test Subject
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#8 Old 17th Nov 2012 at 7:33 PM
I love you. This set has been my favorite to use forever, and not just for barns, either. I always hated the fact that the white border wasn't on both sides for the one-square walls I put up -.-

You are fantastic, Armiel.

Love from Gem <3
Test Subject
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#9 Old 17th Nov 2012 at 8:02 PM
I've been needing these forever! Thank you!
Lab Assistant
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#10 Old 17th Nov 2012 at 8:06 PM
I didn't even know I needed this, but now I do.
Interstellar Traveler
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#11 Old 17th Nov 2012 at 10:14 PM
I'm glad it's up armi! It looks fantastic!
Test Subject
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#12 Old 18th Nov 2012 at 12:27 AM
awesome. thank you!
Field Researcher
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#13 Old 18th Nov 2012 at 1:39 AM
Yay, happy Finn makes happy Canadian.
Field Researcher
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#14 Old 18th Nov 2012 at 3:49 AM
This is one of those things you don't even know you need until you see it.
Test Subject
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#15 Old 18th Nov 2012 at 7:26 AM
Perfection!
Inconceivable!
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#16 Old 18th Nov 2012 at 9:54 AM
You don't know how long that messed up barn wall has bugged me for. Thank you for this!
Instructor
#17 Old 18th Nov 2012 at 3:48 PM
Thank you for helping to alleviate EA's stinginess! But you must stop making such wonderful downloads because my Packages folder is about to explo--
mature minion
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#18 Old 18th Nov 2012 at 6:04 PM
Thanks armi, if only EA has people as good as you creating/fixing things for them, what a game that would be! :D
Test Subject
#19 Old 18th Nov 2012 at 6:48 PM
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Originally Posted by armiel
Lol, gosh no. The house is just a setup. :D


Lol, okay. Any chance you could give me the color codes for the yellow and green then?
Test Subject
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#20 Old 18th Nov 2012 at 7:09 PM
These are perfect. Thanks!! ^_^
Veteran Finn
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#21 Old 18th Nov 2012 at 8:44 PM
coastal_cutie,
Again, sorry, no, I didn't save it. It's just green and yellow on wood walls, I'm sure you'll fine the tones you want if you fiddle around in CAST a little.


Everyone,
thanks for your nice comments! :D
Test Subject
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#22 Old 19th Nov 2012 at 5:21 PM
::flail:: thank you so much!! perfection!!
Lab Assistant
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#23 Old 19th Nov 2012 at 6:53 PM
I have a soft spot for fixes like this. It's surprising how much better the game looks when there's an attention to detail. The new walls are a lovely addition, too.
Field Researcher
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#24 Old 19th Nov 2012 at 10:26 PM
Its cute nice job
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#25 Old 11th Dec 2012 at 11:03 PM
Thanks for this, my Barns will soon be 20% cooler!
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