• FAQ
    FAQ

    Save Games

    Answers to questions about save games

  • Bug Fixed
    Fixed Bugs

    [FIXED] Widowed Sims can’t remarry

    Problem My Sim wanted to remarry after their partner’s death. Unfortunately that is not possible since they are still married to their dead partner. Cause The game doesn’t resolve the relationship to the dead Sim correctly. Solution First you need the ID of both your Sims Type sims.get_sim_id_by_name <Firstname> <Lastname> Then you can destroy the relationship Type relationship.destroy <ID Sim 1> <ID Sim2>

  • Bug
    Open Bugs

    Game hangs on loading

    Problem My game hangs on the initial loading screen and it takes forever to load. Cause Large save games with lots of downloads can take a while to load. This issue can be caused by a faulty or outdatedĀ custom content or mods. Computer doesn’t fulfill minimum requirements This issue occurs if you have an active connection and files in the Tray folder (your houses and Sims). Patch 1.21 had an issue that a large amount of screenshots freeze the game. Solution Remove incompatible mods and delete your cache files. Use the 50/50 method to find the any outdated or corrupted…

  • Bug Fixed
    Fixed Bugs

    [FIXED] Children are their parents siblings

    Update I believe this bug was fixed but I’m not 100% sure Problem My Sims kids suddenly are not the parents children anymore but their siblings. Cause This bug is caused by the cheat cas.fulleditmode. Solution You can repair the relationships with a few cheats. First you need the ID of both your Sims. Do the steps below for both Sims: Open the Cheat-Console mit ctl-shift-c Type testingcheats true Type sims.get_sim_id_by_name <Firstname> <Lastname> Write down the number you are given. It’s very long. Then you can reset your Sims relationships Type relationship.add_bit <ID Sim 1> <ID Sim2> <relationshipBit> <relationshipBit> can…

  • Tutorial
    Tutorial

    Installing from DVD

    How to install your game from a DVD - This method is no longer recommended due to the amount of patches released.

  • Update
    Patch

    Patch 1.0.671.10

    Today's patch fixes the distorted babies that occurred for integrated graphics chips.

  • Bug
    Open Bugs

    Sim stuck in work mode

    Problem After coming home from work, my menus are still all grayed out as if there were still at work. I’m unable to access the inventory. Cause This issue isn’t a bug as such but a symptom of one. If an error occurs when the Sim is coming home from work, he’s getting stuck at work since the process wasn’t finished. Because of this, there’s many causes for this and will probably never be solved completely. A few known issues below Sim stuck at Class – Multiple Sims household at Uni. Stuck at class after going to class while at…

  • Bug Fixed
    Fixed Bugs

    [FIXED] Bills stuck in Inventory

    Update This bug has been fixed in August 2015 Problem I have bills stuck in my inventory that I can’t get rid of or pay. The consequences are dire cause I have no more water and electricity. Cause This might be caused by going traveling with bills in your inventory. They seem to not be payable when you’re not on your home lot but should go back to normal once you are Solution Move in another Sim. They should have the option to pay the bill on the phone/mailbox/computer Try traveling a few times to see if they unstuck Use…