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Island Paradise 8 Terrain Paints - Finally matching Grass!

by marydehoyos Posted 9th Apr 2022 at 4:04 AM
9 Comments / replies (Who?) - 5 Feedback Posts, 4 Thanks Posts
I noticed that Island Paradise came with only 2 Terrain Paints. Neither matched the grass or the sand. So after much frustration building and using the eraser which made it worse when it wasn't grass. I decided to create them.

1 water
1 beach sand
2 rock
1 dirt
3 grass


These should be base game compatible since I used base game terrain but if you have any issues using them just let me know.


I have included package files and sims3packs so pick one or the other.
They can be merged if you use packages.
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Size: 5.80 MB · Downloads: 154 · 9th Apr 2022
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9 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 4 Feedback Posts, 4 Thanks Posts
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Field Researcher
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#2 Old 9th Apr 2022 at 9:43 AM
This is so useful, thank you !
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#3 Old 9th Apr 2022 at 2:29 PM
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Originally Posted by FloTheory
This is so useful, thank you !


You're Welcome!
Scholar
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#4 Old 9th Apr 2022 at 3:18 PM
Just when I started a game in IP! Thank you!
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#5 Old 9th Apr 2022 at 3:31 PM
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Just when I started a game in IP! Thank you!


You're Very welcome!
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#6 Old 10th Apr 2022 at 2:10 AM
Nice, thank you ! It's a pain in the rear when building to not have matching terrains. I wish EA would sometimes think ahead ( hahahahaha yeah right ) about giving us such things, but thank goodness for community creators Thanks!
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#7 Old 10th Apr 2022 at 2:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Pary
Nice, thank you ! It's a pain in the rear when building to not have matching terrains. I wish EA would sometimes think ahead ( hahahahaha yeah right ) about giving us such things, but thank goodness for community creators Thanks!


You're Welcome and I totally agree! I think Terrain Paint is one of the most least obtrusive thing to have in the game and makes it so nice. I would rather have 100 terrain paints than seeing the same floor patterns offered in variations of colors!
Instructor
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#8 Old 11th Apr 2022 at 10:44 AM
Super useful, thank you!
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#9 Old 11th Apr 2022 at 2:35 PM
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Originally Posted by enable_llamas
Super useful, thank you!


You're Welcome!
Test Subject
#10 Old 14th Oct 2022 at 10:56 PM
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Originally Posted by marydehoyos
You're Welcome and I totally agree! I think Terrain Paint is one of the most least obtrusive thing to have in the game and makes it so nice. I would rather have 100 terrain paints than seeing the same floor patterns offered in variations of colors!


Definitely! We can re-colour floor patterns anyways so who knows why they felt the need to give us that many pre-sets