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With the Windenburg University Fan Pack, you can better prepare your Sims for their transition into adulthood. Immerse them in the college lifestyle and let the Campus become their classroom! Send those teens off to Get Educated!

EXPLORE THE VAST CAMPUS by @redhotchilisimblr

ID : DWould / CC Free / 64 x 64 / Library / 859K

  • Get set up in your new dorm room and meet your fellow students, maybe join a club or two! On the first floor of your dorm, you will find the common area where we keep recreational and gaming equipment that can be checked out from the hall desk, as well as a small kitchen for late night snacking.
  • Don’t forget to take note of the lecture halls inside the main building so you aren’t late on your first day. The Dean has a great view of the entire Campus from his office in the tower so make sure to be on your best behavior.
  • The library in the West wing of the main building boasts more than 3000 books to browse, 14 desktop computers, and a quiet space to spread out and do all that homework you’ve neglected!
  • The cafeteria in the East wing of the main building will keep you well fed. Keep an eye out for (hopefully) delicious experimental dishes from the Culinary Arts Kitchens upstairs.
  • Interested in the fine arts program? Take some time to explore your creativity in the Art District next door to the dorm. With it’s towering walls decorated with former student’s works of art, you’re sure to feel those creative juices flow and become inspired to create some of your own.
  • Across the Quad from your dorm is the Science District. Collect samples from the surrounding area to splice and grow in our gorgeous Greenhouse and terrace.
  • In your free time, ‘The White Lotus’ basement terrace is a gorgeous place to grab some caffiene and sweets. Later in the evening, The Green Leprechaun Bar will be your new stomping ground. Mingle with your fellow nightowls and blow off some steam! Shop at the official campus bookstore for all of your supply and swag needs.

Windenburg University Majors

  1. Science (Skills : Logic - Programming)
  2. Art (Skills : Painting - Handiness - Photography)
  3. Media / Communication (Skills : Charisma - Photography)
  4. Physical Education (Skills : Fitness - Wellness)
  5. Drama (Skills : Charisma - Comedy - Singing)
  6. Business (Skills : Logic - Charisma)
  7. Culinary (Skills : Gourmet - Baking)
  8. History (Skills : Writing - Logic)

SHOW YOUR SCHOOL SPIRIT SWAG  by @vivificus-zombiae

And also new buy mode recolors (with various swatches each) :

Includes*… :

  • 4 base game top recolors (5 swatches each)
  • 5 new hairstyles
  • Puff chair (19 swatches)
  • “Hipster” style 3-piece living room seating set : couch, loveseat, armchair (5 swatches)
  • Matching area rug (10 swatches)

(*) Base Game Compatible.

TS2 > TS4 CONVERSIONS by @zx-ta

Includes 25 objects from The Sims 2 : FreeTime and Teen Style Stuff

Also includes a walls set !

STORYTELLING POSE PACK by @haziesims

Includes 16 new poses (more not in the preview)

Note :

Every items have been successfully playtested. For MAC users, you might encounters stuttering issues if your computer is running on an old version or with minimal requirements. For newest versions or PC users, no issues have been found.

Because the University is set as a lbrary, kids can possibly show up. It doesn’t happens a lot, but it could be annoying for some users. To prevent this, chose the lot trait “teens hangout”. Also, if you’ve Get Together, create a group of students and set up the campus as their favorite location. With both combine, you’ve a slim chance to have kids showing up, and if they do, they’ll leave pretty soon.

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(Includes all the custom contents, the poses pack and the lot tray file)


We’re all so proud and happy to finally share our project. It was quite challenging but I think the wait finally worth it. Thanks for your support, your patience and ideas. Besides, I want to thanks all the person who’ve somehow participated on the project. No doubt I’ll do it again because it was such a great experience to share with amazing creators and you. Once again, happy simming and feel free to tag us or use the hashtag “windenburguniversity” if you’re using our creations !  -Red.

Anthemoessa

TITLE: Anthemoessa

AUTHOR: aloysiavirgata​

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RATING: Gen

CATEGORIES: Clone Club

SPOILERS:  The Fall/X-Files/Hannibal crossover with a splash of Orphan Black

SUMMARY:  A show like Orphan Black where Gillian Anderson plays Dana Scully, Stella Gibson, and Bedelia du Maurier and they all go around not putting up with nonsense.

DISCLAIMER: Breaking seal constitutes acceptance of agreement. Proceed at your own risk. Do not use while operating a motor vehicle or heavy equipment. For recreational purposes only. Driver does not carry cash. And, as always, thank you for choosing Aloysia Airlines for your direct flight from 1013 to fanfic.

AUTHOR’S NOTES: Thanks to dashakay for eta and general enabling,

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That Phoebe Green brought this to her attention is somehow the most rankling thing about it, Scully thinks. She and Stella Gibson sit across from one another in overstuffed leather chairs, the kind with nail heads that make her think of Masterpiece Theater. She is embarrassed that the house intimidates her with its looming grandeur. The fireplace is oversized, ornate, and even the burning logs are picturesque. Scully wonders if Bedelia laid the fire herself or if she hired someone. She has the general sense that, when possible, Bedelia hires someone.

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smotherworldly  asked:

In this story I'm working on, the protagonist is a security officer working for a shady human augmentation corporation. They routinely come into contact with cybernetically-enhanced criminals and they chose a Desert Eagle .50 in order to actually do damage to any augmented threats. But I was wondering just how practical would that choice be? From what I've found, a box of that ammo goes for about $42, but I'm no expert on firearms.

It’s not. As firearms go, the Desert Eagle is sort of ridiculous. It’s a stupidly big and heavy gun. They’re designed more around the idea of looking cool and imposing, rather than actually being a practical combat weapon. Which is part of why Hollywood loves them.

They have a home in the high end sport shooting market. Basically for the same reasons they found a home in films; it’s big, showy, and looks cool. If you view guns as recreational equipment, want to have the biggest toy and are willing to spend, that’s what the Desert Eagle delivers. That’s also pretty much all the Desert Eagle delivers.

The spending part is important, the Desert Eagle itself is not a cheap gun. Aftermarket rates for .50 Desert Eagles range from $1.5k - $3k. It’s not just the gun, as you pointed out, .50 AE run close to $2 a bullet.

Put this in perspective, your character could buy a Remington 870, and keep it loaded it with FRAG-12s for less than a Desert Eagle would cost. (Assuming they could actually buy FRAG-12 rounds to begin with.)

Assuming your character’s gun is actually part of their job, there’s a decent chance the corporation would be the one paying for it, and the ammo. Especially if they actually expect your character to be using it on people. That said, the expenses would still be relevant, if only because accounting wouldn’t want to see the security division snorkeling through cash when cheaper, better, options exist.

Regardless who’s paying, your character would probably be better off with a 10mm pistol. A Glock 20 will run you around $600, and the ammo is around $0.35 a round. That’s still somewhat pricey as handgun ammo goes, but it’s far cheaper than .50 AE.

That said, the entire reason 10mm Auto never caught on in the real world is because it kicks hard. As with the .50 AE, 10mm Auto is an overpowered round. For perspective, it’s muzzle velocity is between the .357 and .41 magnum cartridges.

If your character absolutely needs something with stopping power similar to a Desert Eagle, they’ll be better off getting a rifle or carbine chambered in 5.56mm. For visual aesthetics, you might want to take a look at the H&K G36C or the SIG552.

Realistically, handguns are what you give someone when you don’t expect a problem but they should have something, “just in case.” If your shady cybernetics company is sending their security forces out to deal with criminals, they’re better off with automatic rifles.

FRAG-12s aren’t off the table. These are impact detonation grenades designed to chamber into a 12 gauge shotgun. Basically impossible to obtain on the civilian market, but for a corporation with defense contracts these might an option.

-Starke

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Animus Possidendi

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TITLE: Animus Possidendi

AUTHOR: aloysiavirgata​

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RATING: Explicit

CATEGORIES: MSR

SPOILERS: En Ami

SUMMARY: “It looks good on you,” he said flatly. “It looks incredible, actually. But I still hate it. Get rid of it.”

DISCLAIMER: Breaking seal constitutes acceptance of agreement. Proceed at your own risk. Do not use while operating a motor vehicle or heavy equipment. For recreational purposes only. Driver does not carry cash. And, as always, thank you for choosing Aloysia Airlines for your direct flight from 1013 to fanfic.

AUTHOR’S NOTES: Thanks to dashakay and leiascully for excellent beta-ing

***

“What’d you do with the dress?” he asked from the depths of the fridge.

Scully, on the couch, sat up. “What?”

“The dress, the uh…the one he got you.” He bumped the door closed with his hip, heading to the living room with two IPAs.

“It’s in my closet.” Her eyes narrowed. “Why?”

Mulder settled next to her and opened the beers. “No reason. I just wondered, I guess.” He passed her a bottle.

She watched him, his studied casual demeanor. She thought they had finished with this topic yesterday, but it would seem otherwise. Anger tightened her chest. “You never just wonder. You think I should have gotten rid of it, don’t you?”

He shrugged, taking a long sip. “None of my business.”

“You’re damned right it’s not. I don’t have the luxury of tossing an expensive item just because I don’t like the source of it.”

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Camp Chopunnish

TITLE: Camp Chopunnish

AUTHOR: Aloysia Virgata

​E-MAIL: Feedback is ever appreciated at aloysia.virgata@yahoo.com

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RATING: Gen

SPOILERS:  Season 10

SUMMARY:  Mulder and Skinner talk about things to come.

DISCLAIMER: Breaking seal constitutes acceptance of agreement. Proceed at your own risk. Do not use while operating a motor vehicle or heavy equipment. For recreational purposes only. Driver does not carry cash. And, as always, thank you for choosing Aloysia Airlines for your direct flight from 1013 to fanfic.

AUTHOR’S NOTES: This is a sort of follow-up to The Oak and The Cypress. When the spoilers first started leaking about Miller and Einstein, I said they sounded like dogs Mulder would have, and I am totally sticking with that. Thanks to fuckyeahdavidgillian and leiascully for looking things over.

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March 2012

“Walter,” Mulder says, shutting the door. “Good to see you. I would have baked a cake, but I don’t know how. Mind the dogs, Miller sprawls where he pleases and Einstein can’t see real well. He only has one eye.”

The dogs, hearing their names, rise and run over. Miller, the big one, wags his preposterously fluffy tail with such enthusiasm that it whacks the Director in the leg.

Skinner scrutinizes the creature. One ear stands up while the other flops dejectedly sideways. Miller has enormous paws at the bottoms of his skinny legs and slightly crossed blue eyes. His coat is a patchwork of colors and cowlicks, and the general effect is of having been assembled from the spare parts of other dogs. “The hell kind of mutt is that, Mulder?”

“Free. It’s how he got his name, actually. I found him under a beer truck when I went to buy ice. The little one there, Einstein, somebody dumped in the driveway.”

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