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…

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.  

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…

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…

Wall & Floor Categories

Subsort – catalog location wall brick masonry siding poured paint wallpaper tile paneling floor stone wood brick tile carpet linoleum poured miscellaneous surfacetype floor sounds cpet marble wood stone cment wdeck

Game Engine

EP1 – University EP2 – NightLife —– EP3 – Open for Business SP1 – Family Fun Stuff (OFB) SP2 – Glamour Life Stuff (OFB) SP4 – Celebration Stuff (OFB) SP5 – H&M (OFB) —– EP4 – Pets SP6 – Teen Style Stuff (Pets) SP7 – Kitchen & Bath Stuff (Pets) SP8 – IKEA Home Stuff (Pets) —– EP5 – Seasons —– EP6…