Glossary

Those are in this blog commonly used abbreviations and terms

A

B

  • Backup: A copy of a file/ folder to recover lost data later.
  • Bug: A Error in the game (also called glitch)

C

  • CAS = Create-a-Sim
  • CC = Custom Content: Third-party content for your game.
  • CDT = Crash to Desktop: When your game closes without a warning

D

  • DL = Downloads: Stuff you download for your game.

E

  • EP: Expansionpack

F

G

H

  • Hacks or Mods: 3rd party tools that change the behavior of your game.

I/J

K

L

  • Log/ Log Files: Protocol of what happend.

M

  • Mods or Hacks: 3rd party tools that change the behavior of your game.
  • MTS – ModTheSims: Website, that has lots of good tutorials, downlaods and help

N

O

P

  • Patch: Update of the game that usually help remove bugs.
  • Plumbob: The green ‘thing’ that hangs above a active sims. The Sims trademark.

Q

R

  • Registry: Part of Windows. All important stuff concerning your OS is stored here. See Wiki.

S

  • Savegame: The current state of you game when it was saved last.

T

  • TS2, TS3, TS4: Sims 2, Sims 3 ôr Sims 4
  • TSR – The Sims Resource: Webseite with Tools and download (part of it pay) and forum.

U

V

  • Vanilla Game: Game that is played without mods or cc.

W

X/Y/Z

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