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Aquariums Create Community Dummies

by Richi3frog Posted 8th Jan 2009 at 1:00 AM - Updated 8th Jan 2009 at 2:30 AM by Richi3frog
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In The Sims 1, community lots with aquariums and other pet containers or cages were always stocked (had community dummies). In The Sims 2, pet cages and containers (dog pen, womrat cage, bird cage) are also stocked with dummies but aquariums were forgotten! I made a fix for this issue, aquariums will now be stocked when visited on community lots.

Description:
Aquariums on community lots are stocked with dummy fish.

Flavors:
  • Free Fish - Fish will be created on every community lot. Does not require EPs (EP-ready, will update Pets aquarium).
  • No Free Fish (original download) - Fish will be created on every community lot not owned by a Sim (no free fish for pet shop owners). Requires Open For Business or any later EP, such as Seasons, FreeTime, Garden & Mansion, etc.

Changelog:
v1.0: Initial release. (2009/01/05)
v1.01: New flavor was added; free fish. (2009/01/07)

Custom Aquariums:
Custom aquariums cloned from large saltwater aquarium (Pets) need an update in order to create community dummies, such as this one by lastrie. Replace custom aquarium's "Function - Main" with one included in my package.

Additional Credits:
Ailias, for requesting this.
Numenor, for helping me with the fish on head issue.
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Richi3f-CreateCommunityDummyFish.zip | Description: Fish will be created on every community lot [B]not owned[/B] by a Sim. 1.3 KB 4,533 8th Jan 2009
Richi3f-CreateCommunityDummyFish-FreeFish.zip | Description: Fish will be created on every community lot. 1.3 KB 5,501 8th Jan 2009
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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\

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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
  • Mac: APPLICATIONS FOLDER -> THE SIMS 2 -> TSDATA -> RES -> CATALOG


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Tags: #aquarium, #fish, #tank, #comm, #lots, #community, #dummy, #stocked, #pet, #cage, #container

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