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KOSC presents: Maxis Mansion Overhaul - Extension Set

Introduction

Ah, Maxis mansions... err... wait a minute!

This is the long overdue expansion pack for my Maxis Mansion Overhaul mod, which was released several eons ago. This set expands the original mod by taking advantage of new lot sizes, climate variation, and the strength of the individual models themselves to add further variation in your affluent areas.

Package Overview

This set contains a total of 33 lots. Some of the new features include:

  • climate variation: The original was purely focused on seasonal vegetation, and nothing more. This set varies that up by introducing "warmer" and "colder" lots, which can contain anything from tropical palm trees to spruces.
  • individual lots: Some models, especially the larger palazzo variants, don't function very well in a family due to the variation of sizes. These have been lotted individually and each have their own flair and unique design (mostly).
  • new general lot sizes: 2x4 and 3x5 sizes are available for a few of the mansion families, adding even more shapes and sizes.
  • mayor's mansion: The tiny mayor's house reward now joins the fray as a growable, in 3 distinct variations.

General Stats

The Mayor's House is the only new building and has a capacity of 10 R$$$ sims. It is available in the following lot configurations:

  • 1 3x3 front, stage 1
  • 2 2x3 front, stage 2

The rest of the mansions use the original descriptors and as such, have their stats untouched. Consult the README or view the screenshots for a more detailed breakdown of the lot stats.

Install Instructions

Drop the files in your My Documents/SimCity 4/Plugins folder.

Dependencies

Not mandatory, but highly recommended is the original Maxis Mansion Overhaul mod.

Props

Textures

Enjoy!


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khimera

  • 5
  

This is beautiful work, thank you! Must have taken forever, but good lots make such a difference in the game. And Mayor's Houses (2!) that don't look like Maxis garbage, at last. Can't wait to use these in the game.

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SimNation

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Always have enjoyed mods that use the maxis buildings, Twrecks W2W Industrial project which uses maxis industrials is a fine example of this. Your mansion overhauls are great for the R$$$ sims thanks.

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tariely

  • 5
  

(I'll write a review when I manage to pick myself off the floor. The first mansion overhaul had me hyperventilating, this one almost killed me. How COULD you, Kosc !?

Well, actually I'm very glad you could.)

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sejr99999

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thank you  this gives new life to some underappreciated original Maxis content  - looking good

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mattb325

  • 5
  

Fantastic re-lots. Thanks for sharing!

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tonyr

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Top notch... That's all!

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