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"Demolition Alley" Series - The Last Train..

by feldynn Posted 30th Jul 2009 at 10:19 PM - Updated 30th Jul 2009 at 10:34 PM by feldynn : Noticed a rogue bench and fence screwup, reuploaded fixed version
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"Demolition Alley" Series
This is a series of warehouse and industrial type buildings, they are all residential lots so they are designed to be functional houses at the core but I am trying to retain as much of a warehouse / industrial theme as possible.

The Last Train.. SimsVille, retired to an old train yard.. it won't be there by 4.30 and I won't be meeting you at the station, oh no no no..

4 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
Kitchen / dining room
Parking spaces
Derelict train carriages
Party carriage

Lot Size: 40x30
Lot Price: $147,201 (F) / $125,561 (Unf)

Side Notes
This is my seventh building in this series, basically this place is supposed to be part of an old abandoned train yard. There's a couple of carriages still left, though they've been there so long that weeds are invading and some local "youths" even made off with the wheels! Fortunately though a couple of party animals remodelled one of the carriages as a party wagon, the majority of the rooms are at the top of the building..

Old offices converted into 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen / diningroom and livingroom. There's also an office / study on the 2nd floor and another bathroom down on the 1st floor. As mentioned one of the train carriages has been set up as a party wagon with a bar, big radio and fooseball table and some alternative lighting.

Have done some basic testing, everything seems in order (all objects seem to be accessable so far as I could see). Some service sims path strangely when they first arrive on the lot but seem to work ok, paperboy for example runs in and goes to one of the train carriages then (once he's "entered" the lot) he'll walk up to the front door and drop the paper. If anyone finds any issues please let me know and I'll try to correct them as promptly as possible.

Lot Size: 4x3
Lot Price: $147,201

Number of bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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Sims 3
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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.
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7. Run the game, and find your lot in Edit Town, in the premade lots bin.

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Forum Resident
#2 Old 30th Jul 2009 at 10:38 PM
Wow another original idea! The train is very convincing.
Mad Poster
#3 Old 30th Jul 2009 at 10:40 PM
Very creative, I like the train carriages (and their psychedelic interior decor)!
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#4 Old 30th Jul 2009 at 10:42 PM
This is one of your best! Thanks for the series!
Field Researcher
#5 Old 30th Jul 2009 at 11:17 PM
Love it - just like the rest of the series. Very creative and original.
Thank you!

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Lab Assistant
#6 Old 30th Jul 2009 at 11:38 PM
Cool, a hideout for the local youth gangs, lol! Great idea, great series, keep 'em coming!

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I could sit & watch it all day!

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Test Subject
#7 Old 31st Jul 2009 at 1:02 AM
Wicked cool! I love the entire Demolition Series, but this lot in particular rocks. Thanks so much for sharing it.
Test Subject
#8 Old 31st Jul 2009 at 1:04 AM
This is so awesome. Best lot I've found for both the Sims 2 and 3. Thanks!
Test Subject
#9 Old 31st Jul 2009 at 1:48 AM
Perfect for my sims that think they are badass
#10 Old 31st Jul 2009 at 1:50 AM
This is fantastic. The service sims thing, have you set the front door? If you haven't had sims living in it then you might not have. Once the front door is set, it should be fine. It looks amazing though.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#11 Old 31st Jul 2009 at 1:59 AM
Originally Posted by fluttereyes
This is fantastic. The service sims thing, have you set the front door? If you haven't had sims living in it then you might not have. Once the front door is set, it should be fine. It looks amazing though.

I did have my test sim living there for a couple of days with the door down front near the mailbox / dumpster set as the front door.. I think it's a similar issue that I noticed in Sims 2, when NPC sims first "enter" the lot they have a designated spot (or spots) to walk to first before they begin their actions, chances are I put a bush or fence or something on the standard entry points so the first available one was further in the lot. They did all use the set front door appropriately though after they "arrived" .
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 31st Jul 2009 at 2:03 AM
Stunning! I am loving this series, each one is so detailed and adds so much style to the neighborhood. Keep up the good work!
Test Subject
#13 Old 31st Jul 2009 at 2:31 AM
This is gorgeous. Runs like a dream, and the planning that must have gone into this is incredible.

Thank you!
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 31st Jul 2009 at 3:39 AM
Pure genius. Again!

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Lab Assistant
#15 Old 31st Jul 2009 at 8:33 AM
wow, it's so interesting and realistic! good job

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Test Subject
#16 Old 31st Jul 2009 at 8:34 AM
Everything everyone else has said with an OMG. Amazing.
Field Researcher
#17 Old 31st Jul 2009 at 9:02 PM
Your lots are always so creative. I like.
Test Subject
#18 Old 1st Aug 2009 at 8:00 AM
Well I think everyone else has pretty much covered what I would say BUT I'll say it anyways. This thing ROCKS like a Crazy Train! Good work and keep'em coming!
Lab Assistant
#19 Old 8th Aug 2009 at 1:54 AM

This entire series has been, as mentioned above, incredible, but this lot especially. It really looks like an old train station, which, before seeing the finished product, I'd have said was a dubious prospect. I sit corrected!

The party room is a bit hard on the eyes, but entirely appropriate. I guess a pair of sunglasses is in order.

Thank you so much for creating and sharing! Truly, a noteworthy accomplishment. I applaud your effort!!
Test Subject
#20 Old 20th Aug 2009 at 6:38 PM
Yes, just like everyone I think this is KICKASS!! Loving the Demolition series as well as your other creative houses. Thanks for sharing!!!
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#21 Old 5th Oct 2009 at 4:28 AM
Wow - this is really good, thank you.

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Lab Assistant
#22 Old 6th Dec 2009 at 4:20 AM
Love the lot and the Monkees song XD
Test Subject
#23 Old 30th Jan 2010 at 1:42 AM
I just wanted to tell you how much I adore this series. Very good idea.
Lab Assistant
#24 Old 30th Oct 2013 at 7:32 PM
Amazing! Thanks
Lab Assistant
#25 Old 9th Nov 2014 at 1:49 PM
Wow this looks like a building from Fallout 3, but at closer look - no, it's original idea, still abandoned feeling but this is something new and very creative!