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Clean Bon Voyage 'Stealth' Neighbourhood

by IAmTheRad Posted 16th Sep 2007 at 9:57 AM - Updated 17th Sep 2007 at 12:48 AM by IAmTheRad : adding maxis family
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On MATY, this was requested for Bon Voyage. This makes a clean stealth neighbourhood for The Sims 2 Bon Voyage. It's NOT installed the ways you make other mods. In fact, I'll tell you how to put it in the game.

C:\Program Files\The Sims 2 Bon Voyage\TSData\Res\NeighborhoodTemplate\V001 is the folder you need to access (assuming that you used the default install location, different install locations require a different path)

Make sure you make a backup, because once you use this, only a backup can restore it. This is VERY important to do.

Once you're in that folder, extract the package, and make it overwrite the old one. Then go into the Characters folder and delete EVERY file from inside.

This only works on a new neighbourhood. Once the game adds the 'Exotic Locations' part, then there'll be no tourists.

However, you must be cautioned once you load into a vacation lot after you use this. You'll get VERY bad lag as the game generates 48 new tourists. Once that's over, it won't need to load it again. As well, the tourists will not have the same family name, and the touristy clothes. They also might have different skintones when they're in a different household. (Each 'family' adds one child, one teen, one adult, and one elder. 12 'families' are made)

I strongly recommend you also get antiredundancy from MATY, since it'll stop tour guides being made for every lot visted, as well as unsavory charlatans. It'll make only the amount it needs (which is one)

This is still in testing.

The maxis_only file has the traveller family also incorporated into it. Same way to install. This time extract the folder after clearing the characters folder into the v001 folder
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Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
V001_Neighborhood.zip 133.4 KB 836 16th Sep 2007
V001_Maxis_Only.zip 1.27 MB 567 17th Sep 2007
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Windows Vista/7/8: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\


4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files(x86)\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Origin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins

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