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Southern Charm a tribute to New Orleans

by Lisen801 Posted 31st Oct 2010 at 7:46 PM - Updated 27th May 2012 at 11:09 AM by Lisen801
75 Comments / replies (Who?) - 5 Feedback Posts, 19 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
Southern charm

This set matches my last set, stairs, railings and fences. In it is also a "corner filling" that you can use if you are building with rounded corners.

Updated for Pets and patch and tested in game

Unfortunately, it appeared that the column did not appear in the first 7z file. I have now updated and also added the column as a separate file for those who are already loaded down and want it.

The column is included in the new file so if you download now you do not need to download the column-file separately

Unfortunately I've never been to New Orleans and will probably never get there. But Google is my friend and with Street View I have gone up and down the streets for hours so it almost feels like I've been there. Bourbon Street seems to be a central street in the French Quarter and it turned out to be rather small, narrow street. I like the architecture with all the cast iron stuff, balconies, columns, etc.

Here I have tried to do some things that I use to create a neighborhood with bars, gaming clubs, restaurants and houses of “scandals beauties”.

Maybe someone else wants this for similar creations.

This set consists of 16 parts. 15 of these have the same design, and so there is a cast iron columns, which appear to be common in New Orleans. All parts are the same color channels, so it is easy to determine the color scheme. When "delivered" is all parts just galvanized so you must color yourself in the CAST if you don’t want it that way.

All parts, except the column, is based on a statue so you can find all parts in the buy-decorated-statues catogery. The column is, indeed, among the other columns. I have set prices so that all parts are together in the directory. There might be some weird prices but it is easy to find.
Note - The parts are NOT symmetrical so you can not use a left part, reverse it and use it as a right side part.

Certain combinations, you must use "moveobjects on" for placing the parts. This applies especially at corners and intersections.

Known Bugs

It sometimes appears that alpha-mask is not working properly. To fix it go to the CAST and change little in the shade to reset.

Filename and prices:

IronWorkCenter.package $ 255
IronWorkCenterLeftFence.package $ 254
IronWorkCenterRightFence.package $ 254
IronWorkCenterNoFence.package $ 253
IronWorkLeft.package $ 252
IronWorkRight.package $ 252
IronWorkLeftNoFence.package $ 250
IronWorkRightNoFence.package $ 250

IronWorkExtension.package $ 249
IronWorkExtensionNoFence.package $ 248

IronWorkVertical.package $ 248

IronWorkRoundCorner.package $ 245
IronWorkRoundCornerNoFence.package $ 243
IronWorkRoundCornerFence.package $ 243 - NOTE This is the same file as in my other post
IronWorkRoundCornerTop.package $ 241

CastIronColumn.package $ 150

Polygon Counts:
Polygons vertices / faces

IronWorkCenter.package 386/214
IronWorkCenterLeftFence.package 282/162
IronWorkCenterRightFence.package 282/162
IronWorkCenterNoFence.package 178/110
IronWorkLeft.package 222/126
IronWorkRight.package 222/126
IronWorkLeftNoFence.package 118/74
IronWorkRightNoFence.package 118/74

IronWorkExtension.package 144/72
IronWorkExtensionNoFence.package 40/20

IronWorkVertical.package 56/36

IronWorkRoundCorner.package 1116/1004
IronWorkRoundCornerNoFence.package 368/332
IronWorkRoundCornerFence.package 632/568
IronWorkRoundCornerTop.package 284/256

CastIronColumn.package 482/444

Additional Credits:
Well, without EA we would not have this marvellous game and without the nice tools nothing would be made so thank you all developers and also I want to thank the support of helpful folks.

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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Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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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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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 31st Oct 2010 at 7:57 PM
I have been to New Orleans several times (once we went to Anne Rice's Vampire Lestat Ball)...anyway, you have certainly captured the typical "Bourbon Street" look. Thank you for these...they should have been in Twinbrook...but, well, you know
Test Subject
31st Oct 2010 at 8:07 PM
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Field Researcher
#3 Old 31st Oct 2010 at 8:08 PM
Fantastic job. I love how they look with the plants all around them.
#4 Old 31st Oct 2010 at 8:22 PM
OMG!! I have been wanting to build that style of house and this is what I have been lacking! Thank YOU! I know what I am doing now
Mad Poster
#5 Old 31st Oct 2010 at 9:00 PM
Lisen, you are the most excellent creator. I think I have everything you've put up on MTS. This is another wonderful and useful creation! Thank you so much!!! :D
Mother Function
retired moderator THANKS POST
#6 Old 31st Oct 2010 at 9:19 PM
New Orleans is my home town, and now I live about 45 minutes away! I've always loved this style and I'm so excited to see something like this
Original Poster
#7 Old 31st Oct 2010 at 9:24 PM
daluved1 - Really! I would therefore be consulting with you before I made these parts then? I hope I made it fairly right. It have been based on pictures I found online.

Thank you all...
The other one
#8 Old 31st Oct 2010 at 10:06 PM
Like Edejan, I'm an avid fan I think I have almost every bit of CC you've uploaded here in my game. These fences are simply beautiful and I can't thank you enough for bringing rounded corners to my homes
Test Subject
#9 Old 31st Oct 2010 at 11:35 PM
Lovely, well done.
Wiki Wizard
#10 Old 1st Nov 2010 at 12:37 AM
:o i want to marry your talent! These are incredible, i got a request to make something very similar but i couldn't do it, but you have made them, and you did an amazing job too! thank you thank you thank you!
#11 Old 1st Nov 2010 at 1:08 AM
As always, high quality stuff, thanks!!!
Test Subject
#12 Old 1st Nov 2010 at 2:18 AM Last edited by RedTele : 1st Nov 2010 at 3:04 AM.
My god I love you! This is amazing. I was in The Big Easy for a few days this past May and I had a great time. It will always hold a special place for me. Very nice work. I'd recommend taking a trip down there sometime.
Test Subject
#13 Old 1st Nov 2010 at 3:34 AM
THANK YOU! This was much needed/wanted!
#14 Old 1st Nov 2010 at 9:38 AM
Beautiful! This set reminds me on Sims 1 Unleashed 'New Orleans' furniture Thanks for sharing this with us
Test Subject
#15 Old 1st Nov 2010 at 10:44 AM
The set is beautiful and is just what i have been waiting for over a year for to finish my New Orleans Square project. Only issue i found is that the cast iron column is not in the .7z file. Could you post it as another download or add it to the whole package?
Mad Poster
#16 Old 1st Nov 2010 at 12:43 PM
WOW, this is just what I was dreaming for for so long ! Pitty that I really can't have the .package files to appear in my game ! Thanks for sharing though I love them
Lab Assistant
#17 Old 1st Nov 2010 at 2:01 PM
This is amazing! Not sure if I'll ever make it there either but my sims will sure love it! Thanks for sharing
Original Poster
#18 Old 1st Nov 2010 at 2:03 PM

Unfortunately, it appeared that the column did not appear in the first 7z file, Thanks you Impulseman37 so much for pointing that out.

I have now updated and also added the column as a separate file for those who are already downloaded and want it. The column is of course an important element in this set

I'm really very sorry for the mistake and inconvenience.

Thank you all for the comments it's inspire me to more work.
Lab Assistant
#19 Old 1st Nov 2010 at 2:37 PM
so happy and thankful you have shared this!
Mad Poster
#20 Old 1st Nov 2010 at 3:19 PM
OOoo la la! I LOVE the iron work!
Test Subject
#21 Old 1st Nov 2010 at 4:35 PM
Ooh I love this set!! Thank you so much!!
Test Subject
#22 Old 1st Nov 2010 at 6:50 PM
This just got even better! You're awesome!!
#23 Old 2nd Nov 2010 at 1:00 AM
Wonderful sets! This is perfect timing as I am doing a New Orleans inspired hood in CAW now. I hope you can do some windows and doors for us also. I love the tall somewhat narrow double doors and windows with the panels on the lower half.

And what windows are you using as the tall ones, one which opens in the pics?

Original Poster
#24 Old 2nd Nov 2010 at 1:41 AM

The windows, doors and shutters are in my production que and may be uploaded soon.

Thank you all for your nice comments, I'm so happy you like it.
Rabid Recoloring Renegade
retired moderator THANKS POST
#25 Old 2nd Nov 2010 at 1:11 PM
This is outstanding work! Your columns and arches are very detailed and look fabulous. I'm really impressed with your work. Great job, and thanks for sharing! :-)
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