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Gilgolem Castle - Playable Tomb Adventure

by Diwtay Posted 22nd Nov 2013 at 2:56 AM - Updated 27th Jan 2014 at 12:32 AM by Diwtay
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Gilgolem Castle - Playable Tomb Adventure

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Game Version: 1.63.4.024001
Lot Size: 64 x 64
Lot Type: Hidden Tomb
Lot Price: $258,109
Lot Price Unfurnished: $100,070
Required Expansions: World Adventures, Night Life, Showtime, Supernatural, Island Paradise
Required Additional Store Content: Dragon Valley (GOLD Version), Midnight Hollow (GOLD Version), Wood Fire Oven
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NOTE:: Gilgolem Castle has been thoroughly tested to make sure that all traps are working. That being said, I do not recommend placing two copies of this lot in the same world. Doing so causes an error with the warp wells. I successfully killed at least one sim while testing because of this. Also, Gilgolem Castle is a HUGE lot with plenty to render. Please make sure you are playing on a system that can support the graphics.

If anyone encounters a pathing problem please let me know so I can correct it; and as always, if there are enough requests I may upload a non-tomb and store free version of this lot for those who wish to use it as a residential lot.

UPDATE 11/23/13: I have added a second copy of Gilgolem Castle. This version does not require any store content.

UPDATE 12/01/13: The residential version of this lot can be downloaded here. Gilgolem Castle - Residential
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If you enjoyed playing Gilgolem Castle please check out my other tombs:
Titus Industries, and Horticultural Research Centre of Sunset Valley

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Tags: #castle, #tomb, #adventure, #france, #puzzle, #Tomb

Number of bedrooms: 1 Bedroom
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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

Sims 3 World Adventures Late Night Showtime Supernatural Seasons Island Paradise
Built with Game Version: 1.63.4.024
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Gilgolem Castle Tomb With No Store Content.rar | Does not include any store content.

Size: 3.86 MB · Downloads: 1,905 · 24th Nov 2013
3.86 MB 1,905 24th Nov 2013
Gilgolem Castle (Tomb Lot).rar | Original Lot design.

Size: 4.23 MB · Downloads: 3,222 · 22nd Nov 2013
4.23 MB 3,222 22nd Nov 2013
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
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.
6. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the lot to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
7. Run the game, and find your lot in Edit Town, in the premade lots bin.

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.


Need more help?

If you need more info, see Game Help:Installing TS3 Packswiki for a full, detailed step-by-step guide!
 
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Lab Assistant
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#2 Old 20th Nov 2013 at 5:55 PM Last edited by Diwtay : 20th Nov 2013 at 6:07 PM.
Gilgolem Castle Floor Plan Screenshots: If you do not want to spoil the tomb exploration please skip this post.

>>WARNING SCREENSHOTS CONTAIN SPOILERS<<<
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#3 Old 20th Nov 2013 at 7:16 PM Last edited by Diwtay : 20th Nov 2013 at 7:30 PM.
Gilgolem Castle Additional Screenshots: If you do not want to spoil the tomb exploration please skip this post.

>>WARNING SCREENSHOTS CONTAIN SPOILERS<<<
Screenshots
Instructor
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#4 Old 22nd Nov 2013 at 6:10 AM
................can't ....... control .......... must .......... click ................... DOWNLOAD!

Nice! .....I mean - whoah, nice! :D
Instructor
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#5 Old 22nd Nov 2013 at 6:26 AM
This is SO beautiful! The landscape is fantastic, I want to go hiking through it so badly - it looks that real! So, so well done.
Scholar
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#6 Old 22nd Nov 2013 at 7:37 AM
I don't download Sims 3 houses because I have tons of cc. But your lot is so amazing that I have to add a huge Thank you for this masterpiece. It's so well balanced, so perfectly built, so beautiful that I am lost in admiration.
Test Subject
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#7 Old 22nd Nov 2013 at 9:23 AM
I love your Gilgolem Castle it is beautiful !!!
Mad Poster
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#8 Old 22nd Nov 2013 at 12:36 PM
It is gorgeous, looks like you took lots of care with the details and an enjoyable tomb. Would this work in WA worlds too? That is the only time I get my sims into tomb raiding. :D
Test Subject
#9 Old 22nd Nov 2013 at 1:20 PM
I really love it great work, but could you maybe upload a residential version, please?
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#10 Old 22nd Nov 2013 at 2:19 PM
Thank you everyone. I am particularly proud of this lot.

Quote:
Originally Posted by lewisb40
It is gorgeous, looks like you took lots of care with the details and an enjoyable tomb. Would this work in WA worlds too? That is the only time I get my sims into tomb raiding. :D

To answer your question lewisb40 Gilgolem Castle is designed to work in the WA worlds. It was built for and tested in France. When you download this lot it has been saved as a "secret tomb". To initially place the lot you will need to pre-load either France, China, or Egypt in build mode and convert an empty 64 x 64 lot into a "secret tomb". Once the lot is placed, reload your normal world and save. Only then should you travel to the world where you placed the lot with a sim. The reason why you need to place the tomb lot before you travel is to force all the loot to spawn. In testing previous tombs I learned that some tomb objects (ie: one time loot, treasure chests that require keystones to be opened and chains on doors) do not spawn correctly unless the lot has been converted to a "tomb" classification and then loaded in game.

Also, once the lot has been initially placed and loaded for loot, it can be converted from a "secret tomb" lot to a normal community lot and placed in your sims home world as well.

For those who do not know how to do change the tombs lot type here are the cheat codes that were used:
crtl-shift-C (to bring up the menu)
testingcheatsenabled true (to enable the cheat codes)
Then select "Secret Tomb" from the Lot Type drop down menu on the empty 64 x 64 lot
Place lot

To convert Gilgolem Castle from a "hidden tomb" lot to a normal community lot place the lot using the cheats typed above, then
crtl-shift-C (to bring up the menu again)
enablelotlocking true (to allow lot to be edited)
Click on Gilgolem Castle as if you were to buy/edit it. There should be a picture of a closed lock. Click on the closed lock and it should change to opened.
Then select "Community Lot" from the lot type drop down menu
Save the converted lot to your menu and place as normal in your home world
Lab Assistant
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#11 Old 22nd Nov 2013 at 4:54 PM
Wow! this is really beautiful job you did. Details on the images are just fine. Thanks for this beautifull work.
Instructor
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#12 Old 22nd Nov 2013 at 6:05 PM
Vlad would have loved this! Great job!
Lab Assistant
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#13 Old 22nd Nov 2013 at 7:18 PM
Wow! It's even more beautiful than I imagined!
Mad Poster
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#14 Old 23rd Nov 2013 at 12:37 AM
Incredible work! WOW!
Mad Poster
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#15 Old 23rd Nov 2013 at 1:40 AM
Thank you for your very helpful post. I will be trying that. Downloading now.
Test Subject
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#16 Old 23rd Nov 2013 at 3:10 AM
This is fantastic. I can't wait to crack it open. I'm wanting to use it as a home for my new legacy in Dragon Valley.
Lab Assistant
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#17 Old 24th Nov 2013 at 2:08 PM
It looks amazing! Thanks.
Lab Assistant
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#18 Old 24th Nov 2013 at 7:07 PM
I have added a second copy of my lot for those who do not have the required store items.
Test Subject
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#19 Old 25th Nov 2013 at 3:52 AM
This looks fantastic! I can't wait to try it out. I might even put it in Midnight Hollow. It looks like it would fit perfectly there. Thanks for taking the time to create and share such a wonderfully detailed tomb.
Instructor
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#20 Old 25th Nov 2013 at 6:34 AM
Yay you, for thinking of us without store sets Thank you, that was extremely considerate
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#21 Old 25th Nov 2013 at 2:55 PM
The residential version is almost done as well. The inside was almost completely overhauled. I should be ready to post soon. The residential version will be in a separate upload and is suppose to exist in an earlier timeline than the tomb.


Oh and the residential version will not be including any store content.
Test Subject
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#22 Old 25th Nov 2013 at 4:20 PM
OMG you're awesome!!
Lab Assistant
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#23 Old 28th Nov 2013 at 6:43 PM
This looks fantastic! Looking forward to playing it!
Test Subject
#24 Old 30th Nov 2013 at 10:49 AM
Right now, I don`t have the Sims installed to my computer but I had to download this awesome lot!
Thank you so much for sharing.
Test Subject
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#25 Old 30th Nov 2013 at 10:50 AM
Outstanding work!
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