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Pattern: Retro Waves Encore

by sweetichigodream Posted 13th Jun 2009 at 12:43 AM
4 Comments / replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts, 1 Thanks Posts
I have made the jump from The Sims 2 to The Sims 3 now.

I wanted to make an encore of the wallpaper "Retro Waves" that I made for Sims 2, so I made this! (for Sims 2 I made it in garish colors, now you can breathe out of relief because you can pick your own colors!) Three colors and all recolorable. As a bonus there is is a small version of the pattern included too. (you can see it on the rug border)

This has been made possible by the helpful people here at this forum!

In-Game Category: Abstract

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

Sims 3
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Retro Wave

Size: 51.2 KB · Downloads: 3,198 · 13th Jun 2009
51.2 KB 3,198 13th Jun 2009
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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. 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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Mad Poster
#2 Old 13th Jun 2009 at 7:16 AM
Very nice pattern ! Thanks for sharing
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 13th Jun 2009 at 8:25 AM
Very nice prefer it as bedding ratehr than a wallpaper, but it's still very good well done
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#4 Old 13th Jun 2009 at 10:22 AM

Hismodsir: That's why it is good that you can choose what you want to use patterns to.

I surely enjoy that aspect of sims 3.
Test Subject
#5 Old 2nd Oct 2015 at 9:04 PM