The zipped package contains 5 folders, from straight basic pieces to angled pieces

as well as add-ons for a total of 83 bitmaps. You can basically make any shape pool

you want with these and islands too!

These are the basic pieces, there are small ones and big ones, I encourrage you to

use the blank ones as a base to make your own add-ons!! They are fun to make!! =)

These are the basic add-ons, you will notice that the slides have all 8 views

And here are more add-ons! Again, have fun making your own!!! =)

All the pieces you see have all four views, except for the Loch Ness, the floats

and the shark. It's very easy to simulate under-water by the way...

Take this loch ness for instance. I took the one without water, then I pasted

this image onto the large blank water tile and I positioned it with an imaginary

line in the center (half under-water and the other half above water level), then

I recoloured the part that would be under-water in shades of blue. If you get

the chance of looking at a real pool, look at anything under-water and you will

see that everything is blue, or different shades of blue. This is how I improved

the maxis pool ladder!! I added step and recoloured them blue for the part that

would be underwater! Try it, it's easy!!!

IMPORTANT: To avoid hitting the plateau for maximum customs on a tile...

There are two hints: First, try to use the bigger pieces more than the smaller

ones everytime you can. Take the big piece that has an edge on the top part...

You could have the same piece using three of the identical smaller version, in

this case, don't use the three small ones, use the bigger one instead. And the

second hint is if you plan on making a big giant complex pool, try multi-tiling

it! You can make it more extravagant in this way without hitting the roof! =)

Another thing I found out while working on these pieces and testing them out

is that it isn't so much how many customs that you use, rather it is how many

of the same one you use that will make you hit that plateau. Indeed, I was able

to place a whole bunch of customs on the tile above without having a problem!! =)

Well worth experimenting on... I just haven't had the time.

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