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#1 Old 5th Jan 2010 at 11:15 PM

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Sims 3
Default Freaky Swimming Pools!
I'm having this really strange experience with all of the swimming pools in the game. I can't find anything related to it in the FAQ's, but it's only happened since my last game update.

Basically, my swimming pools appear to be underground. The surface is pretty dark & my sims just disappear when they get in, but I can click the 'go down a floor' button 1 more time & it takes me in to the pool, where my sims are swimming through thin air. You can see the walls of the pool but outside of that there's just a massive expanse of black. It creeps me out!

I've got a really good computer that's well suited for gaming, and The Sims 3 runs so smoothly. This is the only real problem I've had.

I appreciate you taking a look at this & I'll be grateful for any suggestions =]
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#2 Old 6th Jan 2010 at 5:55 AM
I saw a thread on this issue in another forum. The fix was to simply enable advanced rendering in the game options. Hope it really is this simple for you!
Test Subject
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#3 Old 6th Jan 2010 at 7:44 PM
Hmm, I'll try that & see if it helps. Thanks!
Test Subject
#4 Old 14th Jan 2010 at 12:50 AM
It actually worked! Select "enable advanced rendering" in game options, restart game, and ZAPP!! I can see my Sims swimming crystal clear!
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