Custom Images for Lots

I use the Sunnyside lots by aelflead a lot, but I could never read what the lot was until I clicked on it.  So I’ve replaced the images with something that tells me at a glance (before selecting) what it is. Download How to change lot Images Create a 300×300 Image in your graphics editor,… Read more »

Compatible Hoods

Each EP added different neighborhood decorations and effects, this tutorial will show you how to make a decorated hood that requires EPs you don’t have compatible with your game. This does NOT include hoods with lots!  All lots require the EPs they were built with. You will need to download Hood Replace by Mootilda at… Read more »

Getting CEP Extras to Work

The CEP by Numenor installs easily, both manually and automatic.  But all those CEP-EXTRAS by Numenor and various creators you have to manually place in the CEP-Extras folder.  Easy again, but if you don’t have the folders listed correctly in the file table in SimPE then it won’t load the subsets properly. You’ll want to… Read more »

Homecrafter

HomeCrafter is the custom wall and floor application from EA.  Sometime in the latter half of the EP’s being released, they conflicted and Homecrafter would no longer start.  I personally do not have issues with Homecrafter, since I don’t have the later EP’s, but I hang out in a lot of different help forums.  This… Read more »

Shading in CS3

Creating shading around the edges of an object makes the textures look much better on the object in game.  You will notice that Maxis items all have shading.  To do this easily it is best to have the UV Map from the object.  This can be done with either custom content or even with Maxis… Read more »