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PostSubject: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptyTue Sep 02, 2014 7:35 pm

Is is just me? I think it is a royal pain in the fanny to have to build in rooms. It is causing me all sorts of problems. I don’t like it at all. I like being able to adjust window heights but we cannot rotate them from what I have seen yet and some are going in backwards. I have a frieze inside the house that there is no way to get rid of so far that I can find unless I demolish that section of the house. Thank goodness we can move the whole house as I have had to move it a few times already. I could have had this house done in 3 an hour ago. Not happy. I like that there are the curves and some of the things, but overall this is far more complicated than any of the prior games.

End of rant.

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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptyWed Sep 03, 2014 10:30 pm

Gorgeous house, even if it is aggravating. I have not done a lot of building yet. I am too busy playing my newlywed couple.
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptyWed Sep 03, 2014 10:34 pm

Your house looks lovely. First appealing shot from Sims 4 I've seen. Love the rounded edges.
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptyWed Sep 03, 2014 11:54 pm

Thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptyThu Sep 04, 2014 12:24 am

Very cute house. The thread title had me burst out laughing.
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptyThu Sep 04, 2014 12:28 am

Thanks! I did a little, simple house and it was not too bad, but that other one, yikes. Not fun.

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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptyThu Sep 04, 2014 2:05 am

daisylee, About the windows going in bassakards. did you attempt the old < or > to rotate them? it worked for me with the doors.
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptyThu Sep 04, 2014 3:28 am

I just tried with my mouse. Will try that. Thanks! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptyThu Sep 04, 2014 8:35 am

applause   Daisy  applause

I love both of them, but that first house is amazing!  WaveCheer
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptyThu Sep 04, 2014 1:19 pm

Thanks! I need to work on it more. Was too irritated to continue before. Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptySun Sep 07, 2014 4:19 am

I'm using . , on my keyboard to turn the windows. Perhaps I should find my way to the norwegians forums to figure out some of the controls.

It's not that hard to build with rooms, but a few things just isn't possible, and sometimes I have to add rooms I delete later just to make the game do as I want. I made three videos, if you don't find me too boring to listen to: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOePEChPB4TxPADcOYNaxa6sjis8beTuL
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptySun Sep 07, 2014 3:29 pm

Glad you are not giving up on your first house. It looks very promising. Your second house is adorable!

I kinda like plopping down an empty room and then adjusting the walls. Especially on the 2nd floor, right on top of a roof. Cool No tearing down. I do miss the tilt action though and really hate it when my mouse doesn't 'mind', which is a lot of the time. All the pulling back, zooming in, turning around to get a good angle is tiring and time consuming.
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptySun Sep 07, 2014 5:17 pm

@Gramcrackers wrote:
Glad you are not giving up on your first house.  It looks very promising.  Your second house is adorable!

I kinda like plopping down an empty room and then adjusting the walls.  Especially on the 2nd floor, right on top of a roof. Cool  No tearing down.  I do miss the tilt action though and really hate it when my mouse doesn't 'mind', which is a lot of the time.  All the pulling back, zooming in, turning around to get a good angle is tiring and time consuming.

Sure is timeconsuming. Sometimes it suddenly start working and I have no clue why. That's just equally annoying.

The controls for the camera in tab is located around W A D Z, and then Q and E, and a bit of X, and C to take a picture. They are around that area, I just keep forgetting them and just end up trying my best.
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptyFri Apr 21, 2017 5:47 am

I didn't know where to put my question so I hope this is the right place Big Grin

Sometimes I build "real life" houses - but the proportions aren't always right even though I measure. So my question is: How long is a single wall piece in Sims 4?

Perhaps it's because I'm from Denmark and we use meters and centimeters and the game is American and you use feet and inches.
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptyFri Apr 21, 2017 10:49 am

Hmmm I presumed the proportions in Sims 4 were the same as Sims 3
Not sure if anything here will be helpful but here is a collection of links related to building.

Building Tips and Tutorials
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptyFri Apr 21, 2017 1:56 pm

You can also read through this thread, it may help you. https://forums.thesims.com/en_us/discussion/875773/lot-house-realistic-size

And if you don't mind doing a lot of reading or researching I found this link for Carl's Sims 4 forum http://www.carls-sims-4-guide.com/forum/index.php?board=70.0

Hope one of these or the link that EQ gave you helps!
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptySat Apr 22, 2017 6:47 am

Thank you so much for helping me EuphorialQueen and Mamajanaynay. I think the result was: Measure with your eyes because the furniture etc wouldn't fit RL standard furniture measurement anyway. Crying or Very sad
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PostSubject: Re: Aaaaaaaaaaaargh!   Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! EmptySat Apr 22, 2017 1:09 pm

Ahhh. Yeah. I have found it difficult to build by blueprint in both Sims 3 & 4, because of that very reason. For the most part I try to make it as similar as possible. I have found that by building the blueprint room by room and adding the furniture in as I go along has helped, that way if I need to enlarge or shrink it I don't have to worry about destroying the whole lot and starting over.
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