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    Terrain Texture Links, Custom Roads, & other Effects

    Post  Admin on Sat Jan 29, 2011 5:22 pm

    Here are the links I know about for CAW terrain textures.  If you know of any others post here and I'll pop them in the top post.

    Terrain Textures
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    14 Caw Textures by Rusty333P @ tumblr




    15 Caw Textures by Rusty333P @ tumblr





    Roaring Heights Textures, Roads, INI Files and Colour Ramps by Zerbu @ mediafire





    Oasis Landing ini, color ramps, and Future World Designator @ Cawster
    Oasis Landing Textures, Roads, by Zerbu @ mediafire
    Oasis Landing Textures, Roads, by Mr. C @ EA Caw Forum Added Nov. 2013









    Midnight Hollow Textures, Roads, Height Map,Distant Terrain, INI & Color Ramps auntielynds @ MTS Added June 2013






    Boardwalk Wood Plank Texture Pack by aminovas





    Isla Paradiso Textures, Roads,  INI & Color Ramps by Zerbu @ mediafire






    Collingwood's Terrain Textures by MrCrumplebottom1 Added June 2013







    Dragon Valley Textures, Roads, Height Map, INI & Color Ramps auntielynds @ MTS Added June 2013









    University Town Textures & Roads auntielynds @ MTS Added March 2013
    Nothing exciting, but here they are.  :wink:








    Aurora Skies Textures, Roads auntielynds @ MTS Added Feb. 2013









    Monte Vista Textures, Roads extracted by 123456123456123456 @ Mediafire Added Dec. 2012
    Monte Vista Textures, Roads, Height Map, Distant Terrain, & ini & Colour Ramps extracted by auntielynds @ MTS









    Mr.C's Supernatural Textures & RoadsEA Caw Forum, added Sept. 2012
    Moonlight Falls: Textures, Road, Height-Maps extracted by Atakoy @ MTS







    Sunlit Tides Textures & Roads - mediafire download






    Mr.C's Lucky Palms Textures & Roads EA Caw Forum, added July 2012

    Lucky Palms Textures & Roads - box download added June, 2012
    Lucky Palms Textures & Roads - mediafire download






    Twelve Tempting Terrains by Simmiller @ MTS added April, 2012




    Starlight Shores Textures & Roads - mediafire download
    Starlight Shores Textures & Roads - box download






    Lunar Lakes Textures & Roads - mediafire download









    Appaloosa Plains Textures - mediafire download
    Appaloosa Plains Roads - mediafire download

    Appaloosa Plains Textures - box download
    Appaloosa Plains - Roads box download







    I have 47 new textures for you by HturnerP   added Sept, 2011






    MrCrumplebottom1 HiddenSprings Textures extracted by Mr. Crumplebottom added Aug 28th, 2011
    MrCrumplebottom1 HiddenSprings Roads added Aug. 28th, 2011





    New Grass, Water, and Sand by NILXIS @ Nilixis Sims3  added Feb 7, 2011





    Textures Extracted from other EA games by Ouerbacker added Jan 29th, 2011







    Apocalyptic/destroyed terrain paints by VampireSim @MTS added Jan. 18th 2011
    In this post are distressed, in game textures as well.


    CAW Terrain - Simple but useful recolours of EA terrain paints by Armiel @ MTS added Dec. 30th 2010






    Late Night ,Bridgeport Textures Extracted by Emmies
    Bridgeport roads extracted by Emmies Added Nov. 6th 2010
    http://emmies.dreamwidth.org/3821.html






    Twinbrook/Ambitions Textures extracted by Drowssap
    Twinbrook/Ambitions Roads extracted by Drowssap







    Exclamation Beach Rock Texture Pack with matching in game Terrain Paint by HystericalParoxysm @ MTS
    These are some of my favorite, go-to textures

    130 Custom Textures Pack by Stw405

    Horror Texture Pack by Chellemh29 This is her thread
    This is the mediafire link to Chellemh29's textures

    New Terrain Textures for CAW - Extracted from Ts2!  by MrCrumplebottom1 added Sept. 4th

    Faerie Grass set by Ghost at CS3 @ mediafire
    Matching Sidewalk Tiles: Terrain Paints and Texture Files by Simsimsillion
    Snow & Ice Textures from auntielynds added Nov. 2010
    Auntielynds Water Textures Folder
    My Opacity Folder







    BSI Regina's Caw Textures & Shire Road mediafire
    https://app.box.com/s/983oxlxng0u2txe5wvbd box download








    Caw Terrain Packs & Create A Road: Urban Street Pack
    Ice age Terrain Pack by Ashillion



    Eruption Terrain Pack by Ashillion


    Badlands Terrain Pack by Ashillion




    Fossil World Terrain Pack by Ashillion




    Create A Road: Urban Street Pack








    Martines CAW Textures Megapack








    English Road Textures! ;D by MrCrumplebottom1 added Jan. 30th, 2011




    Drowsapp's Snow Tire Track Road



    Water_Cat1s French Road Texture


    Wyndhane's Custom Roads Pack Pictures
    Download Link





    CAW Textures by MerryWiddow








    Viewing your .dds textures so you don't have to guess

    Mystic Thumbs .dds Viewer for Windows
    Source Texture Organization









    Instructions for installing your new textures:

    When you download click on save and then download them where you can find them.
    Okay now you have your files downloaded I will walk you through putting them into your game. I'll write this for beginners like I was just a few months ago.

    Find your files and then open up Windows Explorer.
    On the left hand side under Folders, go down to Documents,
    then to Electronic Arts,
    then to The Sims 3 Create A World,
    then to UserToolData.
    then click on SourceTextures.
    Now just drag and drop the new .dds files into the SourceTextures file.






    Adding the Textures to your World Palette









    Make Your Own Textures

    If you would like to try your hand at making your own textures here is a link:
    The Easy Way to Create Terrain Textures or here is a quick tutorial:


    Using Gimp

    1. Get gimp, and the .dds plugin. Links here, and how to do the plugin, very easy...Free Image Editors for use with Caw

    2. Pick a pre-existing texture from your Source Textures File. If you want pink grass, get a grass texture you like. Choose something that's not too dark.

    3. Drag and drop this into gimp. you get a pop up like this, un-check  the Load mipmaps box.



    4. Click on "Colors" on the menu bar, and the "Hue-Saturation"



    5. Now you get this pop up and you just mess around with the sliders.



    6. Under "File" click on "Save as", and name it, and click "Save".



    7. Then just save with these options, and your done.



    At this point I always do another "Save as" and save it as a jpeg. now when you are looking for your textures, you can see them.



    You can also get your own new textures. Google "Free Seamless Textures" and you'll get a bunch of different sites with interesting textures. Just make sure they are cropped to 1024x1024, or 512x512. You'll lose some detail in the texture if they are 512, but for some textures you only use to highlight it's better to have them at the 512, they are a much smaller file size, which will help lower you're overall world file size.

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    Re: Terrain Texture Links, Custom Roads, & other Effects

    Post  Admin on Sun Oct 30, 2011 9:59 pm

    Here are the links I know about for CAW terrain textures. If you know of any others post here and I'll pop them in the top post.

    Terrain Textures
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    Martines CAW Textures Megapack


    BSI Regina's Terrain paints from Bog Sims Institute
    Custom Terrain Paints


    BSI Regina's Game Extracted Terraian Paints


    BsiReginas Thread on her Terrain Textures


    Appaloosa Plains Textures - mediafire download
    Appaloosa Plains Textures - box download


    I have 47 new textures for you by HturnerP added Sept, 2011


    MrCrumplebottom1 HiddenSprings Textures extracted by Mr. Crumplebottom added Aug 28th, 2011
    New Grass, Water, and Sand by NILXIS @ Nilixis Sims3 added Feb 7, 2011
    Textures Extracted from other EA games by Ouerbacker added Jan 29th, 2011
    Broken Tarmac Textures by VampireSim @MTS added Jan. 18th 2011
    In this post are distressed, in game textures as well.
    CAW Terrain - Simple but useful recolours of EA terrain paints by Armiel @ MTS added Dec. 30th 2010
    Late Nights Bridgeport Textures extracted by Drowsapp Added Nov. 2nd 2010
    Late Night ,Bridgeport Textures Extracted by Emmies
    Ambitions Textures extracted by Drowssap
    Exclamation Beach Rock Texture Pack with matching in game Terrain Paint by HystericalParoxysm @ MTS
    These are some of my favorite, go-to textures
    130 Custom Textures Pack by Stw405
    Horror Texture Pack by Chellemh29 This is her thread
    This is the mediafire link to Chellemh29's textures
    New Terrain Textures for CAW - Extracted from Ts2! by MrCrumplebottom1 added Sept. 4th
    Faerie Grass set by Ghost at CS3 The download for the .dds files is in the third post down.
    Matching Sidewalk Tiles: Terrain Paints and Texture Files by Simsimsillion
    Snow & Ice Textures from auntielynds added Nov. 2010
    Auntielynds Water Textures Folder
    My Opacity Folder


    Ashillion is in the process of moving these textures to a new blog, I've just linked the new blog, and I'll update once they are all transferred.
    Fossil World Terrain pack by Ashillion
    Ice age Terrain Pack by Ashillion
    Eruption Terrain Pack by Ashillion
    Badlands Terrain Pack by Ashillion




    Custom Roads

    Appaloosa Plains Roads mediafire download
    Appaloosa Plains Roads box download
    I'll get a pic of roads up soon Very Happy
    MrCrumplebottom1 HiddenSprings Roads added Aug. 28th, 2011
    English Road Textures! ;D by MrCrumplebottom1 added Jan. 30th, 2011

    Bridgeport roads extracted by Emmies Added Nov. 6th 2010
    http://emmies.dreamwidth.org/3821.html


    Drowsapp's Snow Tire Track Road
    http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/205736.page


    Water_Cat1s French Road Texture, crossing and corner fix, full opacity map, "no detail" map and snow roads
    http://customsims3.com/forums/thread-206.html

    Wyndhane's Custom Roads Pack
    http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/45/230346.page#top Pictures halfway down page
    Download Link

    BSI Reginas Custom Roads from Bog Sims Institute
    CAW Custom Roads
    CAW Game Extracted Roads

    Exclamation Twinbrook roads extracted by Drowsapp New added Sept 12th
    http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/262254.page;jsessionid=5AA8A328208C915CB8E99325ED63A3A9.015060

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