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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #105 on: July 11, 2014, 10:21:52 AM »
Yes, I think some of us may have to start over again, because I was under impression that any empty commercial lots left after the 5 changes were to be turned into residential lots and have a house put on...not just redesignated as something else so the sims can purchase it.  I honestly don't see much difference between having sims buy and upgrade an empty property and buying a house for the drones to fill.


EDIT:  I should mention I don't see much difference, because I didn't put the cheapo houses in the commercial-turned-residential lots, but the homes that came in the bin with one of the EP's (was it GEN?)

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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #106 on: July 11, 2014, 10:52:33 AM »
To me small parks and undesignated lots are not commercial lots really, they are nothing, hence the designation changes.  However if you have already put in houses Metro might give permission for you to continue.  I don't see a huge difference anyways. 

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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #107 on: July 11, 2014, 10:57:06 AM »
Nutella and Metro-It's ok....I don't mind restarting.  I honestly can't remember what I changed at this point.

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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #108 on: July 11, 2014, 11:01:10 AM »
I was confused by this as well, which is why I decided to go with Starlight Shores.

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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #109 on: July 11, 2014, 11:49:16 AM »
Nutella and Metro-It's ok....I don't mind restarting.  I honestly can't remember what I changed at this point.

Yeah we just made the rules change today re: small parks so you're free to continue, simfulicious.

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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #110 on: July 11, 2014, 12:02:26 PM »
Let me explain the small parks / undesignated lot change.

For a player playing in a new world, they may not realize the small park is not purchasable.  They think the small park is like big park, let the drone purchase the property for moving out.  They start playing the game and many weeks into it, then they realize the small park can't be purchase, it just sits there looking pretty is all, and it is too late for them to go to edit town to do anything at that point, hence disqualifying them.

For everyone that already started but have filled their small park / undesignated lot with residential houses, you are free to continue.

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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #111 on: July 11, 2014, 12:16:18 PM »
Ok, I don't mean to beat a dead horse, but you've taken care of the small park issue, however, if the purpose is to either have a drone living on a property or owning a property (and having absolutely nothing unowned/resided in) then you are forgetting the other lot types that were on the "Edit town" list as ok to change.  This was so they would appear in the real estate screen.  An example off the top of my head are the community gardens.  Left without changing their type, they are not purchasable to the drone, and will therefore go on doing nothing but being pretty.  So I'm thinking that we do kind of need the edit town list previously made, in order to change all lot types to something that can be purchased.


Again, I am sorry for being a pain in the butt.  I just feel that if we address the small parks, we should be addressing the rest for the same reason...and of course, permission should be granted for existing players to go to edit town and make the changes without starting over.



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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #112 on: July 11, 2014, 12:39:58 PM »
The community garden in my game has "small park" as lot designation.  Rica already have a list of small parks and undesignated lots in each world, http://www.carls-sims-3-guide.com/forum/index.php/topic,17623.0.html

Simfulicious, do you know any other lots that are not purchasable but not covered by small parks / undesignated?

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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #113 on: July 11, 2014, 12:49:33 PM »
The community garden in my game has "small park" as lot designation.  I can work on the edit town list, but its going to take me a while to finish.


Sorry, that may have been a bad example, not sure...I did, however, go to my honeycomb file in MV and the 3 properties on the edit town list do not come up as purchaseable in my file, because I never changed them to something else.

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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #114 on: July 11, 2014, 12:52:27 PM »
The community garden in my game has "small park" as lot designation.  Rica already have a list of small parks and undesignated lots in each world, http://www.carls-sims-3-guide.com/forum/index.php/topic,17623.0.html

Simfulicious, do you know any other lots that are not purchasable but not covered by small parks / undesignated?


So by undesignated, you mean that it won't come up and be purchaseable?  So, maybe we just to add that players need to look at the edit town list to see the lots that will need to be changed to something else (if aren't axed by the 5 free choices). 

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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #115 on: July 11, 2014, 12:54:09 PM »

Sorry, that may have been a bad example, not sure...I did, however, go to my honeycomb file in MV and the 3 properties on the edit town list do not come up as purchaseable in my file, because I never changed them to something else.

I dont' have Monte Vista world, I can't check.

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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #116 on: July 11, 2014, 12:59:41 PM »
I know that those 3 listed would need to be changed to big park, hangout, beach, cat/dog park.  I think the list is pretty accurate as far as the hoods listed.

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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #117 on: July 11, 2014, 01:03:48 PM »
I'll link the list in the rules.

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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #118 on: July 11, 2014, 01:06:25 PM »
Thank you, and I think I'm clear now.  We NEED to change the lots on the edit town to something else if we don't get rid of them in one of our 5 free moves.  I will go change my lots now.  Thank you Metro and Nutella for putting up with me today.

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Re: The Sims 3 Domination Dynasty: Resistance is Futile
« Reply #119 on: July 11, 2014, 01:11:33 PM »
This was written by Ricalynn a while back.
List of Lots for each town that are allowed to receive a Lot Designation Change to one of these four choices only: Hangout, Beach, Big Park or Cat/Dog Park:

  • Appaloosa Plans
    • Hangman's Tree
  • Barnacle Bay
    • Crow's Nest Campgrounds
    • Garden of the Forgotten
    • Grace's Garden
    • Lookout Park
    • Pirate's Hideaway
    • Wanderer's Watering Hole
  • Bridgeport
    • Buena Vista Resort
    • Bogaard Overlook
    • Civic Plaza
  • Hidden Springs
    • Hidden Gardens
    • Fairyfolk Park
  • Lucky Palms
    • Botanical Gardens
    • Community Parking Lot
    • Palms Park
    • The Perfect Park
    • Rio Vista Park & Playground
    • The Wishing Well
    • Wonderful Wells Community Garden
  • Lunar Lakes
    • Community Garden
    • Gamma Gardens & Park
    • Kelvin Pavillion
    • Memories of Appaloosa Plains
    • Memories of Hidden Springs
    • Memories of Riverview
    • Memories of Sunset Valley
    • Memories of Twinbrook
    • Penumbra Park
    • Solstice Stones
    • Umbra Playground & Park
  • Moonlight Falls
    • 41 N Falls Ave
    • 71 N Falls Ave
    • 96 Horseshoe Bend
    • 99 Horseshoe Bend
    • 149 Horseshoe Bend
    • 205 Valley View Drive
    • 206 Valley View Drive
    • 270 Valley View Drive
    • 302 Knott Street
    • 305 Knott Street
    • Moonlight Point
    • Playful Park
    • Zoomsweeper Test Track
  • Riverview
    • Azalea Acres Community Garden
    • "All the Rave" Warehouse
    • Dogwood Playland
    • Four Bridges Park
    • The Gazebo
    • Plaza Park
    • Riverwalk Park
    • The Water Hole Juice Bar
  • Roaring Heights
    • Downtown Community Garden
    • Oceanview Park
    • Roaring Heights Visitor Center
    • The Boardwalk
  • Starlight Shores
    • Tot Spot Playground
    • Starlight Plaza
  • Sunlit Tides
    • Paradise Park & Garden
    • Seaside Sculpture Park
    • Sunshine Park
  • Twinbrook
    • Twinbrook Community Garden
    • Twinbrook Esplanade
    • Willowglen Ampitheatre
  • Sunset Valley
    • Maywood Glen
    • Recurve Strand
    • Sunnyside Strand
  • Union Cove
    • Small Plaza
    • Zen Garden
  • Midnight Hollow
    • Gloomy Garden
    • Passé Park
    • Precarious Pub
  • Monte Vista
    • Etruscan Park
    • Sunlit Stride Park
    • The Public Pizzeria
  • Aurora Skies
    • Fiskar Fishing Park
    • Sundhöll Community Pool (to Pool only)
    • Sustainable Community Garden
    • Lend and Learn Library (to Library only)
    • Placid Park
    • Björn Café
  • Dragon Valley
    • Community Garden
    • Dragon Tavern
    • McCafferty's Pub
  • Isla Paradiso
    • Petite Park
    • Ichtaca Community Garden
    • Rebecca's Cafe
    • Island Jewel Park
    • Paradise Pub
    • Beso De Sol Garden


 

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