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SmokyTopaz


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Hi I am going to restart the tutorials list, it was really helpful to me in the past and continues to be, but a lot of them need updating.


If you have new links, find old links that aren't in the list or realise one of them simply doesn't work, please let me know and I will edit them.

If Fieryfemale is still around, original op, and want to take this back, please just let me know.

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OK until we get some real tutorials on apartment/high rise building here are two threads to plough through, lots of info, and a long read...

How to modify penthouses/high rises
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/283202.page

Wait... so can we or can we not build our own apartment building?I think we can
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/280497.page

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List of Useful Tutorials for Sims 3


General Building


The Zoo U Master Thread Link:
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/499348.page

Building Basics in TSS - a text book of how to's
http://www.simmerssociety.net/building

Adding basements to existing houses with foundation by Spartan1
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/462025.page

How to build House on Slope by 3TREES
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=362940

*How to build an Apartment - In 8 steps* (Deconstruction Method)- (step by step in photos)- by lovingreds http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/364138.page

Using the half height wall tool to make foundations
by socalkdl
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/362238.page

The Sims 3 Building A skyscraper Tutorial. TuReal4Lyfe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKDdmxum_KM&feature=player_embed
ded


By Freynas
Angled columns/walls Revised
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=62546

ByFreynas
House with roof instead walls
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=111671
By Frenas
Daylight basement
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=141485

By Freynas
Split level house without the foundation
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=244158

Manipulating fireplaces by Nichaedemus
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/0/48277.page#405845


The Sims™ 3: Half-Wall Tutorial SimsAustria
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1lwnDeNmwI&feature=player_embed
ded


Whoops need to check author!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dm7FOJG6Pk&feature=player_embed
ded


Creating a sunken room with floor-to-ceiling windows by Beefysim1
http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=350293

Sims 3 Q&A How many Floors can I build? Tutorial Addieo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xayuerboa14&feature=player_embed
ded


Special Sunken Room Tutorial by cyberman418
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=38146

Sims 3 Basic/Cheap House Tutorial Addieo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ofLQsSwmts&feature=player_embed
ded


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGvcBJsqK7w&feature=player_embed
ded

Sims 3: Simple/Basic House with Garage Tutorial Samcatlover

The Sims 3 - A design of a little house. buypoemod
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYtn6qb68QU&feature=player_embed

ded

Sims 3 - Simple house tutorial Kieranschannel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNOVh5cA80A&feature=player_embed

ded

How to build a underground garage sims 3 gmxcrew
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dN1xbGBEpSs&feature=player_embed
ded


Sims 3 Underground Basement Garage Tutorial (Correct Way) Addieo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uyjmc2ke9bc&feature=player_embed
ded


How To Make a Sunken Room On a Second Floor (Tutorial
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/181086.page

Connecting yards
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=346817


How to Build a Starter


Building a Sumptuous Starter for §16,500 by BluebellFlora
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=271793

Budget Building, starter tutorial 1
Story
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=65685

Part 2
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=80320

Forum
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/75837.page

Stairs



Sims 3 Stairs and Basements Tutorial Addieo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sw_29UsEHTI&feature=player_embed

ded


Non Floating L-Shape Stairs by ravensloft530
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlo44kLlgCo&feature=player_embed

ded#!

How to make 4 level stairs by Teasingmeat1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3xY4PdDWJg&feature=player_embed

ded#!


TS3 Tutorial Stairs teasingmeat
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3xY4PdDWJg&feature=player_embed

ded

MOO (move Objects On)


1001 ways to use MOO
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/76681.page

Water and Pools


Tenderwolf made a tutorial on one way to use the curves in the pool tool.
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=295759


This is by Meester Mark, adapting Amoebius's earlier method
Connecting basements and in-ground pools
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/0/291244.page#38880
45


Make a Waterfall and Rope Bridge by AzaraRumohra
http://gb.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=255819

How To: Make A Waterslide !by AzaraRumohra
http://gb.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=256114

How to make some cool looking pool platforms by Meestormark
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/181160.page

Sims 3 Stilthouse in Water Tutorial ankaa81
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=favf7etAmD0&feature=player_embed

ded

a swimable Pond - how to by Amoebius
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=85647

How to make some cool looking pool platforms by Meestormark
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/181160.page

The Sims 3 - Building a Pool Window Catfish2933
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4jP48sQv6E&feature=player_embed

ded#!

Building an aquarium pool by aphexZero
http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=346732

Tutorial: How to make split-level pools by Moonfeather
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=45282

How To: Indoor/Outdoor Pools +Bonus! by Kraslev
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=22856



CFE help (constrainfloorelevation true/false


GreenCats CFE tutorials
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/681355.page

Conservatory or Greenhouse by Joolster
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=405652

Garages on Foundation Homes - The Sims 3 WhyYouLittle05
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w90xq7FfAtk&feature=player_embed

ded

How to use cfe
for garages on houses with foundation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w90xq7FfAtk&feature=player_embed

ded
Garages by Deathsoldier
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=30891

How To use the CFE Cheat..by TM1
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=82483

CFE arches tutorial by CaliforniaBound
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=82627

How to put exterior door in WA style basement or tomb wall
by Romangi
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=329928

How to put flower boxes on a balcony
by Rutschagago
http://de.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=330447

Bridges, Arches


Multilevel arched bridge tutorial for sims 3 ankaa81
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqfCGqdZllE&feature=player_embed

ded

How to Build a Bridge in The Sims 3 tygereyeXII
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pITcKQNlIJI&feature=player_embed

ded

Sims 3 Bridge Tutorial (Arched Bridge) TheLighterDark
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eK5gznR56A&feature=player_embed

ded

The Sims 3:: Bridge Tutorial (No Cheats) SimTutorials
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTGMGMLCDhI&feature=player_embed

ded

Making an arched bridge, The Sims 3 Zzinged
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjOmEYJ08oU&feature=player_embed

ded

Fazendo Arcos de Casamento - The Sims3 by usss2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TUSTmY9zUk&feature=player_embed

ded

Building bridges
A tut by Lightside
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/94559.page

The Sims 3 Smooth Arch Tutorial Feltlikedoing
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iY19JeTZv5E&feature=player_embed

ded

By Feldyn
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=22246

ROOFS


Gambrel roofs by Ricslady
http://www.simmerssociety.net/help/sims-3-tutorials/57-roofing/
131-sims-3-gambrel-roofs-dormers-and-porches


Roofing tips by socalkd (KirK)
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/375222.page

Roofing 101 Part 2: Roofing the Wilmington
by socalkdl
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/375888.page#5337211


Slanted floor tile roof tutorial by jisgr8
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=86127

Roof with different angles by Amoebius
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=84959

How to create a basic roof with different slope angles - feldynn
http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=344816

INDIVIDUAL ROOF SLOPE tutorial by Mch36504 by Mch36504
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=31104

Sims 3 Roof Height Tutorial TheLighterDark
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKgh5I2DVi0&feature=player_embed

ded

Slanted roof tutorial with halfwall by Richrealmen
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=156192

Tomb Building Tutorials


Thank you AuntieLynds!

The Sims 3 Tomb Creation Guide @ Carl's The Sims 3 Guide
http://www.carls-sims-3-guide.com/worldadventures/tombbuilding.
php


The Sims 3 World Adventures – Tomb Building #2 @ Sims Programs
http://www.simprograms.com/10018/the-sims-3-world-adventures-to
mb-building-2/


The Sims 3 World Adventures Tomb Creation 1011 @ planetthesims.gamespy.com
http://planetthesims.gamespy.com/wiki/index.php/The_Sims_3_Worl
d_Adventures_Tomb_Creation_101


The Sims 3: World Adventures Building Tombsl @ IGN
http://uk.guides.ign.com/guides/23327/page_7.html

Building a tomb under foundation ~WA EP by cheekyangel16
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=130017

The Sims 3: World Adventures - Tomb Building Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XOpZf2HwOU&feature=player_embed
ded


TOMBS:How To Use The Processor's "AND!" by bunbunnyny
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=139160

Tomb Building: The Processor by TS3 Wiki at TSR
http://wiki.thesimsresource.com/index.php?title=Tomb_Building:_
The_Processor


Tomb Overview by TS3 Wiki at TSR
http://wiki.thesimsresource.com/index.php?title=Tomb_Overview

Tomb Building Basic by TS3 Wiki at TSR
http://wiki.thesimsresource.com/index.php?title=Tomb_Building:_
Basic


Tomb Building Advanced by TS3 Wiki at TSR
http://wiki.thesimsresource.com/index.php?title=Tomb_Building:_
Advanced


Tomb Building: Triggers and Activated Behaviours by TS3 Wiki at TSR
http://wiki.thesimsresource.com/index.php?title=Tomb_Building:_
Triggers_and_Activated_Behaviours


Tomb Creation 101 by TS3 Wiki at TSR
http://wiki.thesimsresource.com/index.php?title=Tomb_Creation_1
01


How to Build Subtopias & Cave Complexes: Lost Worlds to your Tombs! by bunbunnyny
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/419151.page

How to Create Underwater Passages (Great With Tombs!) by bunbunnyny
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/418886.page#6007226


How to Create a Countdown Timer for Your Tombs) by bunbunnyny EA Caw forum
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/419457.page

Landscaping tips


Landscaping Part 1 'Tools of the Trade' by Allium
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=164869

Landscaping Part 2 'Creating Gardens' by Allium
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=168484

Landscaping Tutorial: Color Choice by Kitkat7145
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=190169

by MerryWiddow
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=133901

raised garden decks by godshelpio
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=307880


How to make a Green House by Tikigurl0666
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=43579

how to make a football field in The sims 3 TutVideos1295
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tvJA91Dqts&feature=player_embed

ded

awesome_phoebe
Treehouse tut
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=247035

Little Princess Play Castle - http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=346266

Western Clubhouse - http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=346581


Decor


How to make cap patterns by Lucky Heather
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/429264.page

Bathrooms
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=303410

Bedrooms Gokukaren
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=295605

Interiors by enkeli63
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=302588

Fidler's Carpet tutorial
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=186697
More:-
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=186697

Smokytopaz
Finished edge to your carpet
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/275331.page#3676048


By Ruthless
color and pattern
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=137970

interior layouts
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=197187

interesting exteriors
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=163813


How to Make Gingerbread *updated* by Sophiaraspberry
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=92532

Design 101: Colors and Patterns by ruthless_kk
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=137970

Creating Double Coloured Ceilings. A thread tutorial by ~LightSide
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/169927.page

Misc


CAP Patterns on TShirts, signs etc (really fun)by CravenLestat
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/566924.page

Placing stoves in community lots
by tori104
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=284980

Yoteamo's tip on a cc free way to clutter.
http://yoteamosims.blogspot.com/p/cc-free-clutter-junkies-ahoy.
html


Light colours/architecture by Cyron
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/418165.page

Colour matcher by Cyron
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/0/418219.page

Cap tutorial for wallpaper borders by PeppiPuppy
http://simswiki.info/wiki.php?title=Create_a_Pattern_-_Wallpape
r_Borders


Fixing the colour on garage doors
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=311071

How to make a sofa bed by Judiland
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=298221

Building a Cemetery with Ghosts Turorial-by PKS

http://www.simmerssociety.net/index.php?option=com_kunena&Itemi
d=4&func=view&catid=18&id=41305#41305


Unique Rabbitholes - how to by Amoebius
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=162034

How to Design a Floor Fish Aquarium by SuperPogimon
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=138550

How to Build a Swimmable Pond in WA by Kitkat7145
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=132936

House with roof instead walls by Freynas
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=111671

How to make bunkbeds- by awesome_phoebe by awesome_phoebe
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=117475

How to Make a Storyboard by Addict
Http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=266077


The Fog Emitter


Using the Processor and Other Advanced Fog Emitter Techniques
by SimEve
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymAn-fYZiPE


How to Make a SHARK TANK With Fog Emitters SimEve1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LR-upqJwp9k&feature=player_embed
ded


Build A Waterfall with The Sims 3 Ambitions rockstar2die4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-GlXPCRiK0&feature=player_embed
ded


Fog emitter codes
http://www.moreawesomethanyou.com/smf/index.php/topic,18664.0.h
tml


from Simeve FULLY animated!
http://createveworks.blogspot.com/2011/01/fog-emitter-effects-a
nimations-series.html


from Alexurt
Updates for the fog emitter since LN
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/316381.page
AND Lastly…..


There are lots of other great tutorials here also (thanks to judhudson for compiling the list):
http://www.simprograms.com/the-sims/the-sims-3/the-sims-3-tutor

ials/

And here
http://www.simprograms.com/the-sims/the-sims-3/the-sims-3-tutor

ials/

Ruthless made a post about changing images etc etc.... so I will add those links here

Here is a tutorial for taking pictures that might be helpful
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=142791

How to edit the exchange cover shot photo - In 8 steps (pics)* - (step by step in photos)- this is for windows - by lovingreds http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/410866.page

How To Change the Cover Shot on a Mac
(for your lots)
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/182189.page


Here is the thread that goes into detail about swapping out your cover picture
http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/40396.page#318684

Here is one for adding pictures to your forum thread..cause once you post a house and tell us about it here, we will want to see lots of pix in your thread!
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=266077

Ok New one
Photography
[b]

Joolsters thread

http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/631732.page

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Finished

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Okay, gonna take a break as I am going cross eyed cross referencing, hope I can find the thread later!
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Thanks for this,my cousin is always asking me for help and i hate sitting there showing him how to do things,ill point him to this thread!

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Hi Smoky, glad to see you decided to do this. The tutorials are really a big help to me and I think this is an important thread for the community.
I was thinking of doing the same, but I am glad you did it before me LOL.


Here are the links to my tutorials:

Angled columns/walls Revised
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=62546


House with roof instead walls
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=111671


Daylight basement
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=141485


Split level house without the foundation
http://www.thesims3.com/contentDetail.html?contentId=244158


and here is the link to a great list of tutorial:

http://www.simprograms.com/the-sims/the-sims-3/the-sims-3-tutor
ials/

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Thanks Freynas, I am trying to eliminate links that don't work, or tuts that no longer work. May take some time!
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Do you think I need to add the basement tutorials? We can build basements now, I need a good one for walkout basments really....
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OK thats enough for one day, I'll come back to it tomorrow!

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Yeah done about half..... the links on the working tuts work, sadly no guarantee if they are a great tutorial....


When the list is all checked, I will copy it and tidy it up so it makes more sense.

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Great Job Smoky! These are really helpful and it is great to see them all in one place.

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Thanks for doing this, Smoky, the tutorials are so helpful!

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WOW Smoky! You have put a lot of effort in gathering all the tutorials in one place! Thanks for all your hard work!

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Thanks Smoky for doing this, now can we please get it stickied?

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