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Haunted Mansion Patterns

by HystericalParoxysm Posted 23rd Jun 2009 at 6:06 PM
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Ooooh, spooky!

These patterns are inspired by some really kickass wallpapers found in Disney's Haunted Mansion. Specifically, the beautiful art nouveau inspired arcing florals of the foyer, and the very dark and spooky damask "eyes" type wallpaper found in the hall. Set to dark colours, these patterns are suitable for haunted, gothic, and dark-natured homes - but they also work great in light colours for more traditional homes.


The hallway wallpaper comes in one size, and two versions: clean and dirty.

The foyer wallpaper comes in two sizes: large and small, and comes in two versions each size: clean and dirty.

The clean patterns have 3 recolourable channels. The dirty patterns have 4, with the dirt layer as the 4th channel.

All patterns are under "Themed."

Install Instructions:

Just CLICK HERE and follow the instructions. I highly recommend using the Helper Monkey if you're not capable of advanced computer use such as copy-pasting files and creating folders.

Thanks to:

Delphy, for his Pattern Packager
Skrandi, for the info on making dirt layers.
In-Game Category: Themed

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. 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.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

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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Test Subject
#2 Old 23rd Jun 2009 at 6:07 PM
They look awesome in my haunted house..First download and Thanks :P
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#3 Old 23rd Jun 2009 at 6:10 PM
Once again I take my hat off to you! Thank's for making the Goth's a little more gothic!

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Lab Assistant
#4 Old 23rd Jun 2009 at 6:12 PM
Great stuff, HP. I do believe I adore you.
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 23rd Jun 2009 at 6:16 PM
Thanks alot..Love them

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Test Subject
#6 Old 23rd Jun 2009 at 6:23 PM
HP, I love your craft... there's a pun in there somewhere, I'm sure the Elder Gods will figure it out. This will go great with my creepy evil family, the ghost baby needed some new decorations too. Kudos!
#7 Old 23rd Jun 2009 at 6:24 PM
Geeze, woman, do you ever get time to actually PLAY the game?

Thanks for all you do!

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Lab Assistant
#8 Old 23rd Jun 2009 at 6:56 PM
They look awesome!
It's just so sad the game doesn't have vampires, I'd make them live in mansions like that...

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#9 Old 23rd Jun 2009 at 6:59 PM
wow, great job! I like these colors)
Test Subject
#10 Old 23rd Jun 2009 at 6:59 PM
thank you sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much :D
Lab Assistant
#11 Old 23rd Jun 2009 at 10:47 PM
Thanks!!! YAY!!!

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#12 Old 23rd Jun 2009 at 11:43 PM
oooh very cool I've just been playing a house full of playable ghosts, these will fit right in. <3 the Haunted Mansion, used to go there all the time in the eighties when I lived in LA
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#13 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 12:53 AM
Thank you - this is a really good design, perfect for my gloomy play style...

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Test Subject
#14 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 9:47 AM
Disney's Haunted Mansion? Seriously, I love you. Thaaaaanks.

Can't wait for the first Sims 3 Phantom Manor... maybe someone will build it in the future.
#15 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 4:48 PM
Oooh, I love the spooky look of these!

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#16 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 11:52 PM
Dang! I *just* uploaded a creepy house - wish I'd gotten these first. Next time Thanks so much for making them.
Lab Assistant
#17 Old 26th Jun 2009 at 7:37 PM
One of my favorite rides when I go to Disney world. Nice job!
Test Subject
#18 Old 26th Jun 2009 at 8:06 PM
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#19 Old 29th Jun 2009 at 8:21 PM
I love this but I followed all the instructions for downloading to a "T" but it didn't work. I tried installing the Helper Monkey but I couldn't get it to. Any suggestions?
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#20 Old 29th Jun 2009 at 8:28 PM
ms_ziggy - Make sure you're not clicking "show custom content only" or looking for items with a custom content symbol. Installed with the monkey or manually to Mods\Packages these will display just like Maxian content - no CC symbol.

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Test Subject
#21 Old 30th Jun 2009 at 8:25 PM
Hmmm....maybe it was there but I tried installing the body-slider hack and unless it has vastly different installing instructions it didn't work.
Test Subject
#22 Old 1st Jul 2009 at 1:44 AM
I was just at disney's haunted mansion last week and this looks eerily similiar. Great job!
Test Subject
#23 Old 1st Jul 2009 at 6:04 AM
Good idea, will make spooky sims more at home.
#24 Old 23rd Jul 2009 at 11:57 PM
Nice! I can create some old fashioned houses now.
Lab Assistant
#25 Old 13th Aug 2009 at 11:19 PM
Am A Huge Disney Fan So This Will Rock My Haunted Mansion!!!!!!!! Can't Wait To Get Started!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yayy Thanks!!!!!!!

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