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How is your simming lately?
My only issue is that whenever I get really in to the game and my own story, something trivial like a phone call from a rando or anything other immersion breaking happens which then plumbs me off and I lose interest in playing the game.
All the sims err'day
I am scared to play such active games as that because I might smack something, like my big screen TV.
My computer is in the bedroom without much space for a play area. I intend to use it more for simulations where I can remain seated.
I gave Star Wars Rogue Squadron a try yesterday.
I spent too much time adjusting controls to actually enjoy it. Everything was backwards from what I consider intuitive.
Up was down and down was up. What I normally use for the Yaw axis was set to Roll axis.
I am not that impressed with the HP Reverb G2 headset. I felt like I was looking at the game through a pair of binoculars.
I've felt it was too early for VR years ago. I think I might have jumped in a couple of years too early even now, but I was hearing good things about the HP Reverb G2.
There was a spacer insert for glasses in the headset.
Once I removed that, the field of view was better.
You've got years to play your saves! TS5 (or whatever it will be called) won't be releasing any time soon, so don't be fretting over that. I mean it will eventually be released and new content for TS4 will eventually stop, but that's a long way away.
Plus, even once it's released, you won't be forced to replace TS4, you can keep enjoying it for as long as your PC lets you.
I've actually not been playing lately, almost finished setting up a world save with a nice variety of various community lots and residences in all of the worlds and I'm pretty pleased with how it's turned out. It's looking as close to how I want them with the limitations of world creation.
I've also been reading a LOT of challenges and taking notes about the ones I thought sounded like something I'd actually play, like certain aspects of them, not the actual challenge itself. (But more like the tasks, goals, household creation, backstory ideas, etc).
See, I am not a legacy player, I'm not a rotational player, I'm not a generations player. I'm a re-startitis type player. Create a sim(s), start playing, get bored, move on to something else ... get an idea, then rinse and repeat.
So, I decided to incorporate all of the little things I liked about some of the challenges and create my own thing .... don't know what to call it, because it won't be a challenge, but will give me things to either work towards, force me to visit other worlds, try out gameplay aspects with packs I never, ever play with and hopefully just get more and more inspiration as I play and my households/stories branch off.
But for sure, there will be no RULES and/or TIME LIMITS on any of it.
Just to make this game feel a bit like any other regular game with an end goal lol
I haven’t been able to invest in a lot of story play lately - it takes me all day - and I can’t afford this right now due to a busy schedule. With me it’s either all or nothing when it comes to Sims live mode.
I did get to play a few older RPGs last week because I don’t need to be creative with those. I find it much easier to stop following an existing story that requires me to shoot a heap of monsters -unfortunately it’s fun- than to quit a game in which I can build my own world with stories and characters. In an ideal world I would be given a lifetime solely dedicated to life simulation… 🤔
Would you mind saying which mods that you're using to get rid of these please? I'm having the same problems, and have been trying to solve the issue without mods for ages.
I've turned my attention to prep-work for my Hogwarts/Harry Potter world now.
Sourcing sims and lots from the gallery, placing them, getting professors and support staff the necessary skillls, etc.
I have not heard anything about any of these bugs being looked into.
With it, came a whole host of bugs and issues, which I had to download more Mods to address.
I also had to update all my broken Mods. I have started to keep a typed and alphabetized listing of all my Script and Non-script Mods. It numbers in the 300's. XD
With all my Mods, you would think I would be perfectly happy with my game right? Nope. I am a generational family style Simmer. I play with my Sims with aging off for 1 or more Sim years per life stage. I flesh out my entire calendar, with vacations, breaks, birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, summers off school, parties... and recently lost that ability with High School Years, and am pretty upset about it. As High School Years, has made the High School "events" like Football rally, Cheer Rally, Career Day, and Prom.. FESTIVALS, and you cannot change, reschedule, cancel or remove them. They oftentimes are on inconvenient days and I want to change them, but cannot, such as Career Day being during Summer Vacation... And Prom being on New Years.
As soon as I got the expansion, I worked for 3 days to fix all the bugs, broken mods, and general issues before playing, and since then, I've just been more and more annoyed. I restarted an old family in a new save file so I could play with them as Teens in high school, but I'm not sure how long I'll continue to play with that expansion. Tbh I regret buying it.