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3t2 Plumbob Pictures Backlot - Residential Lot for Storytellers

As a big movie enthusiast I couldn't withstand the temptation to recreate Plumbob Pictures Backlot, one of the rabbit holes that comes with the 'Late Night' expansion pack, for my Sims 2 game. In order to make it as true to the original as possible, I had no option but to make conversions of almost all of the objects that are found on the movie lot. Like its Sims 3 counterpart, the lot also doesn't have any bathroom facilities, electrical appliances, or leisure time objects and is merely supposed to serve as a backdrop for taking pictures or telling stories.

Extract from a leaflet promoting the movie set:

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"Plumbob Pictures Backlot" is a standard motion picture and television set, providing the perfect scenery for all your artistical productions.

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Regardless of whether you want to shoot a Victorian costume drama or a sci-fi blockbuster, the set will always offer the appropriate prop and the optimal lighting.

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Replicas of typical buildings from the medieval era up to modern times will put even the most inexpert beginner in the right mood for filming.

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Budding actors and directors can also profit from the artistic spirit that hovers over the premises, having spawned such great movies as "The Energizer Strikes Back" or "A Piranha Called Amanda".



The movie set comes with three different stage sceneries representing the most popular movie themes. With only a few clicks and drags of the mouse, you can change the theme from horse opera to knight's tale to mad scientist pastiche.

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Just let a couple of Sims pose in front of one of the giant screens and quickly take your photos or film your scene.

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If your actors aren't as expressive as you like them to be, don't worry.

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The props are so screen-filling that nobody will pay attention to the acting.

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The only thing that should be avoided is approaching the traveling salesman that is loitering the premises to give out free computers.

Lot Size: 6x6
Lot Price: 203,120
Zone Type: Residential

The lot is built with all expansion packs and the Mansion & Garden special pack!

Custom content included:

TS3 Tall Privacy Fence in White Wood: http://curiousb.dreamwidth.org/22690.html
Georgian Entrance Door: http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=188669
Water Jets: http://www.aussietopenders-sims2.com/newmeshes%20page2.htm
Sirona Sims Bigger Hydrangea: (dead site, no link available)
Helios Maxis 2-tile Window: http://www.thesimsresource.com/downloads/details/category/sims2-meshes-objects/title/hm-2-tile-window-2/id/278793/
Fence Design 5 Gate:  http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=251975

Download the residential lot:  http://www.mediafire.com/?jwu4bp4mnc0ctqn


Download the converted objects:  http://www.mediafire.com/?8da2re8tiqh586d

Download the collection file: http://www.mediafire.com/?rf8ug9xwsstkvmm

Important note: In order to have all three variations of the movie themes on your lot, you have to download the objects folder and manually change the theme. The movie set building and the movie set pieces are individual objects, not recolors, and thus only one of the them is included in the lot.

Tags: decorative, lots
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