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    EA's Create a World Beta pdf

    Post  Archivist on Fri Aug 24, 2012 2:41 am

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    Post  Archivist on Fri Aug 24, 2012 2:54 am

    Contents


    Installing & Starting the Tool..........3

    Key Commands..........4
    Windows Hotkeys..........4
    Tools Hotkeys..........4
    Toolbars..........4
    Worlds at Your Fingertips!..........4
    Create New Worlds..........4


    Terrain Editing..........5
    Sculpt Terrain..........5
    Paint Terrain..........5


    Routing..........6
    Masks..........6
    Sea Level..........6


    Roads and Sidewalks..........7

    Lots..........8
    Adding New Lots..........8
    Edit In Game..........8
    Objects, Effects, and Spawners..........8
    Placing and Manipulating Objects..........8
    Effects..........8
    Spawners..........8
    Sharing..........8
    Using Your World In-Game..........8


    Hints and Tips..........9
    General..........9
    Lot Location and Routing..........9
    Performance..........9
    Gameplay and Aesthetics..........9
    Technical..........9


    Glossary..........10

    Spawners and Objects Lists..........11
    Fish..........11
    Insects..........11
    Rocks, Gems, and Metal..........11
    Seeds and Plant Commonalities...........11


    Recommended Objects Per Lot Type ...........12
    Residential Lots..........12
    Venue/Community Lots..........12
    Base Game Hidden Lot Types..........12
    The Sims 3 World Adventures Lots..........12









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    Installing the Tool..........

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    Installing the Tool
    To install The Sims 3 Create a World Tool—Beta:
    Go to 1. The Sims 3 Community site at www.thesims3.com
    From the Games pull-down menu at the top of the page, choose 2. The Sims 3 Create a World. Your browser brings up The Sims 3 Create a World Tool—Beta page.
    Click the DOWNLOAD NOW button and follow the on-screen instructions. 3. Note: You must have registered a copy of The Sims 3, The Sims 3 Collector’s Edition, or The Sims 3 World Adventures to download the tool.



    Starting the Tool
    To start the Tool:
    Games on Windows Vista™ are located in the Start > Games menu
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    Key Commands

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    Key Commands








    Toolbars








    Create New World

    To create a new world:

    From the File menu, choose NEW WORLD. The New World Options pop up appears.

    Click the browse button to choose a terrain image file.
    The terrain image file is a height map that determines the basic size and shape of the terrain.♦♦

    Then choose a desert or lush climate (which determines the default available terrain paints in your 3. world), and set the maximum map height
    (Each file in the Height Maps directory has a number in the filename. Set your maximum height map to this number). Click OK.

    Power User Tip: You can import and export different height maps to create/edit your terrains with external programs such as Adobe Photoshop or World Machine, etc. The height map files must be a 16 bit grayscale .PNG
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    Routing, Masks & Sea Level









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    Roads





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    Lots








    Objects, Effects, & Spawners








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