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Vibrant Lupins

by heaven Posted 16th Oct 2019 at 6:55 PM
3 Comments / replies (Who?) - 1 Feedback Posts, 2 Thanks Posts
This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.
As I was working on Greymont Bay, many inspiration pictures I poured over featured beautiful lupins studding the landscape. There was the store lupin from Aurora Skies but it wasn't quite right. Using that one as a base, I rescaled it to be smaller and a edited the footprint to a single tile. Then I created more vibrant colors that are similar to those seen in the inspiration pictures I loved. Because this is not a simple recolor, the lupin from the store is not required for these to work.

  • Name: Fuschia Lupin / Pink Lupin / Purple Lupin
  • Price: 50
  • Found in: Build Mode > Flowers
  • Unlocked for CAW: Yes

Known Issue:
For some reason, the plants get darker than normal when you zoom further away from them. This behavior is not present in the store lupin but I have been unable to determine the cause. See the attached picture for visual representation of the issue.

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Maxis Flags: AddOn

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Sims 3
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Size: 226.4 KB · Downloads: 3,637 · 16th Oct 2019
226.4 KB 3,637 16th Oct 2019
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#2 Old 17th Oct 2019 at 4:28 PM
They are really pretty and much better than the original.

Does speedtree allow you to easily modify vegetation? And are you planning to modify other plants in the future? (there are quite a few original plants that blend terribly together)
Top Secret Researcher
#3 Old 18th Oct 2019 at 2:23 AM
I was hoping for these- thanks!!
Mad Poster
#4 Old 21st Oct 2019 at 10:01 AM
Thanks for these! I was always mad at EA for skimping out on purple flowers, so these are perfect!