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  • Elizabethsims
    Hi there! I usually come to you for sims 3 related issues, but today I'm here for the sims 2. Yesterday I got The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection, and most of my childhood was spent playing TS2 Pet and Castaway stories which is why I do not have that much experience and such things. Anyways, I came here to ask if there is any mod that ages up my inactive sims for TS2. Thank you!
    June 1
    • igazor
      igazor
      Am afraid to say that I do not own and have never played TS2. Your best bets would be to post on the TS2 section of the forum or, possibly better, have some searches through and post on the TS2 section of the Mod The Sims (MTS) site. :)
    • Elizabethsims
      Elizabethsims
      thank you nontheless. I was considering that :)
    • waggymiley2013
      waggymiley2013
      If Im thinking of the right sims then you should be able to use cheats to age non household members by shift clicking the non playable sim. Activate the cheat menu then type: Boolprop testingcheatsenabled true .Then shift click on the sim and it should give you a pie menu of options. One should be Set birthday or something to age up the sim. Im sorry my sims 2 knowledge is poor now. I don't play it anymore as my new system doesn't like old games. Such a shame Sims 2 was my favourite.
    • KATENESS
      KATENESS
      You also get an option to age up other sims when one of your sims ages up. So like if your child is aging to teen you'll have an option to age their friends too. That's just in the game already. Congrats on getting the UC, it's so awesome and fun to have everything!
  • SIxteenShells
    Hey there, I see that you are very helpful on the boards and well, I need some help. I posted this as a comment in a post because there was no place for me to make my own post: can you help me? I've contacted EA and they labeled my issue resolved without ever even contacting me. My old laptop died and I'm trying to re-install all my Sims 3 stuff on my 2016 Macbook... the base game installed just fine, product code was there, but I can't install any EPs or SPs. It keeps telling me I need the starter bundle installed, but it won't let me install that, and when I do get an EP to start the installation process, my product code is missing and I no longer have the emails containing them (it was years ago and I seem to have accidentally deleted them thinking I no longer needed them). Is there any way to get ahold of EA or to fix this problem? Thanks.
    May 30
    • igazor
      igazor
      You could try posting to the Mac section of the EA Answers HQ board over here:
      http://answers.ea.com/t5/The-Sims-Mac/bd-p/The-Sims-Mac

      But as I mentioned on the thread, this really sounds like more of an account, registration code validity thing than a technical one and chances are they will tell you to keep trying Customer Support until you get through to someone who can help.
  • MajorMarlin
    Hello
    I've checked these forums for awhile reading up on mods and things, first off thank you for all your help even though it was all technically for someone else's posts they helped me out a lot. I just signed in with my old EA account and can't seem to post my question I was hoping you could answer it for me. I picked up a disc release of Roaring Heights on amazon for a few bucks more than it's worth but since I have all discs and want to avoid origin it was worth it.

    From some research the disc version only came out in Europe, will this disc work with my sims 3, I have all of them up to into the future. If it would cause problems I can still cancel my amazon order

    Thanks again for all your help
    May 16
    • igazor
      igazor
      Hi there. Thanks for the kind words. If you ever do need to ask a tech question but are still classified as a New Member, we have threads on the Tech Discussions boards with "For New Members" subject lines that can be added onto. When a question is overly complicated, one of us will usually make a new thread for you near the beginning of the discussion.

      As I understand it, EA worlds are available through the old TS3 site (the "store"). It's not like EP/SPs. Whether the product is purchased on disc (now, I could be wrong about this) or a code is purchased from a reseller like Amazon or WalMart, or from Origin directly, Origin is merely used as a purchasing agent and the code needed to be used on the TS3 site is ultimately provided. The Origin.com website can be used for such purchases or to redeem such codes, the player does not need use or have the Origin client program or even be on the same computer that has their game install in order to process such a purchase. Of course, they have to be on the "right" computer to actually download the world from the TS3 site in the end.

      The DVD regional issue might be relevant, but honestly if you have a way to cancel the purchase and do this another way I would probably do so.
    • MajorMarlin
      MajorMarlin
      Thank you for the response. It has already shipped, it is new not used, if I can get it to work some way that's good but if I can't I'll try the games code on the store. If not I'll try to return it.

      Thanks again for all your help. Those mods always seemed so complicated but until I read your posts I finally understood how easy they really were and then found out how many stuck cars I had in sunset valley haha
  • MMitchell93
    Hi, igazor. I'm not sure if you remember, but over the last few years whenever I've had a question (which seems to happen a lot as I'm very challenged with computers and learning mods), you've always had an answer and been very helpful! I'm very grateful for your kind responses and Sims/mods wisdom. And for putting up with my ignorance and super dumb questions! Haha :) Thanks again! And I hope you have a great day!

    Also, quick question! (Ahh! Sorry! I promised myself I wouldn't do this! Haha): on the wikispaces for NRAAS, how/where do you start a discussion post regarding mods? And since I'm a member, will I get alerted when someone responds?
    May 5
    • igazor
      igazor
      Hi there. Thanks for the kind words and am happy to have been helpful where I could.

      The best place to post at NRaas would be the general use message board called Chatterbox. Each of the mods has their own message board sections as well, but those are really for feature requests, bug reports (where the player knows it's a bug and not that they don't know how to use the mod), getting help with understanding uploaded script logs, and conversations with the developers. The mod specific boards get much less traffic and fewer responses from the general membership than the main one does.
      http://nraas.wikispaces.com/page/messages/Chatterbox

      When you are logged in, a large blue "New Post" button should show up at the top of the screen. You can Monitor any thread whether you are its originator or someone else is, by hitting the button in the upper right corner while you are reading it -- this means an email will be sent to the address associated with your account whenever someone responds or adds to the thread.
    • MMitchell93
      MMitchell93
      Thanks so much! I've been compiling a small list of questions. I just wanted to know where to post them! :)
  • pepperjax1230
    So if you have the latest patch for sims 3 and you used that patcher from mod the sims would the other one patch Into The Future because that one on mod the sims can't find that EP to patch.
    May 6
    • igazor
      igazor
      Sorry, am a bit confused by the question. By "latest patch" do you mean 1.67 or 1.69? They are both considered current. There actually isn't any difference between them except for the Origin tie-in, thus the need to start the game through Origin and the Packs & Stuff chooser. The gameplay files between the two are exactly the same (except for their internal build numbers).

      If on Patch 1.69, as delivered by Origin for Windows, there is no need to patch anything else. Origin takes care of that. If you run EA's Super Patcher, which some players have done in an attempt to revert to 1.67 because they don't like Origin or it's not behaving well for them, it will break the installation and most likely will end up with a Launcher showing version 0.0.0.0, which is not valid, or just have a game that won't launch.

      If on Patch 1.67, or intending to be, then the Super Patcher is fine as long as the player isn't using Steam.

      In either case though, we are talking about patching the base game. Not the EP/SPs.

      The early EP/SPs up through Generations or so had patches of their own but they really only make small adjustments to the way in which some pack specific items appear. They are not critical to have. Our advice has always been to accept offers to patch the early EPs themselves if they ever appear, but not worry about it if they don't. This is not the same as patching the base game, which is much more critical.

      Does that help explain things a bit better?
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