503 Serverdown Rd.
zone type: apartment
size: 3×3
rent: §2884 to §7834 (holy crap, 8k rent LOL)
apartments: 4
amenities: pool, basketball court
custom content: windows by Tiggy027 @ MtS2, windows by fway @ mts2, Utility Poles by Cooldadx4 @ MtS2, walls by Kayleigh83, walls by ireland4brains @ MtS2

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I’m constantly inspired by modern condominium architecture in various parts of my home city. I wanted more loft style condos for my Sims, and here’s the result:  503 Serverdown Rd… that’s the name of a road in SimTopi. I used to play Sims 2 when World of Warcraft servers were offline. Hence the oh-so-clever name. And I couldn’t actually think of real-estate-ish sounding names for this one, so this lot only gets an address.

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This is the most custom content I’ve used in an upload. >.<  It is mostly build mode stuff though. I decided that  the aesthetics would be worth the extra bandwidth. All rooms, however, are furnished with Maxis objects. I figure most people re-decorate for their Sims styles, anyway.

Continue reading for more screenshots and to download.

Please note that though there are some custom objects in the screenshots that the lot is NOT packaged with any custom buy mode content. The only buymode CC are the Utility Poles. All other CC are build mode items, i.e. windows and wallpapers. I’ll try as much as possible to list all the objects in the screens that are not Maxis.

Unit 1
2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1 garage
*blinds are from Sims 2 Play

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Unit 2
2+ bedroom, 2 bathrooms, 1 garage
(this is where Clive and Denise currently live, so the place looks a little more decorated than the others)
*bedding and art from Sims 2 Play
*kitchen clutter, shelves  by buggybooz @ mts2
*curtains from Holy Simoly
*big plant from ????

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Unit 3
2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2 balconeys
( I always need to have a “feminine” room :p)

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Unit 4
2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2 balconeys
(no, he doesn’t live there. He’s just the housesitter.)
*sideboard, artwork, from Sims 2 Play again :D
*vase with branches, table, chairs from Holy Simoly
*metal shelves by buggybooz @mts2

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There’s a basketball net and a pool in the back.

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Floor Plans!

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Instructions:

The master files and recolours for the Metro Windows are included in the Zip file.  If you do not have the Metro Windows Set in your game yet, extract the __.package files into your downloads folder (My Documents/EA Games/Sims 2/Downloads/).  Extract 503ServerdownRd.sims2pack onto your desktop or a seperate folder. Double click on the file and the installer will add the lot to your game.

Download @ mediafire

If for some reason the windows do not show up in your game, you can download them from here.

Built with the following EPs/SPs*:  Nightlife, Open For Business, University, Seasons, Freetime, Pets,  Apartment Life, Mansions and Gardens, Family Fun, Kitchens and Baths,  Celebration, Holiday Stuff, IKEA, H&M, Glamour Life.
* I recommend having all these installed in your game, otherwise I can’t guarantee that it will install properly.

To rent apartments completely furnished, move your Sims in to the lot,  open the cheat window (ctrl+shift+c) and type in boolProp testingCheatsEnabled true. Shift+click on the door of the apartment you want your Sims to rent and select “rent furnished”. The furniture and decor should now appear.  Close the cheat by typing boolProp testingCheatsEnabled false

9 Comments

  1. Wow, this lot is really nice. I’d love to be able to play it, but my comp kinda sucks. :P Reeeeeeeeeeeeally nice job!

  2. Author

    Thanks Lamia.. yeah my comp sorta sucks too. This lot was pushing it for my poor dinosaur. LOL


  3. Thank you so much. This apartment is fabulous, and I know just where to put it in my ‘hood. :)

  4. Just wanted to say that I LOVE this. I haven’t yet seen it in-game but I’m sure I’ll love it even more then. Thank you for sharing, your buildings are absolutely amazing!

    1. Author

      Thank you so much Penny! :) I hope it’s fun for you in your game.

  5. hi, thanks for this cool apartment…only problem is when i`m trying to install it , it says ” This content requires Expansion Pack data that is not installed ” but i`ve got all the expasions ? Whitch expasion is required????

  6. Author

    Hi Neill… I’m not sure what the problem could be. The expansion requirements were listed on the bottom of the post. When I built this, I had all the EPs except for Bon Voyage and all the Stuff packs except for Teen Stuff. Mansions & Gardens is a stuff pack but the game treats it like an EP from what I’ve read.

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