• Bug
    Open Bugs

    ‘New’ Highlight in buy mode not disappearing – StrangerVille Edition

    Problem The categories Kids and decorations keep their new highlight although I clicked on all objects. Cause The objects Wacky Wonderful Carnival Sock Cyclops and Crabby Bottom Armadillo have multiple swatches that don’t have the new high-light removed when clicking on the object. Solution Click on all swatches for both objects and the highlight will go away. Further Reading

  • Bug Fixed
    Fixed Bugs

    [FIXED] Sim is suddenly married to an unknown Sim

    Update This bug was fixed in Patch 1.19.31. This should no longer happen to your Sims but it won’t fix already borked Sims. With the patch, a new cheat was added so you can get rid of the wrong ones easily Type: testingcheats true Shift-click on the Sim and choose Marriage and then clear the faulty one Problem My family tree suddenly shows my Sim married to another Sim I don’t know. My Sim is already married and now there’s suddenly a second partner in the family tree There’s an unknown child in my family tree. Cause The game has…

  • Bug Fixed
    Fixed Bugs

    [FIXED] Kids reset while doing homework

    Update This bug was fixed in Patch 1.15.55. Problem When my Sims do their homework, they reset after finishing them, causing them to drop their queue. All other Sims in the same room are also reset. The homework can then be found on the floor and it can be extremely difficult to re-find them. There’s also a lot of homework lying around all over the community lots. Cause Unclear but the issue only occurs if kids do their homework on a bed, a sofa or on the floor. If they do it on a table, they don’t reset. Teens are not…

  • 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…

  • Bug Fixed
    Fixed Bugs,  Graphics

    [FIXED] Distorted Babies

    Problem My Sims babies look all distorted and weird Cause Unclear at this point but it might be related to games running on below-specs graphic chips. EA has now identified the cause of this bug and is working on a fix (source) Solution If you have an Intel Chip with 0 MB, 32 MB or 64 MB dedicated RAM, you’re not fulfilling the minimum requirements of this game. If you have both an Intel Chip and a graphics card, make sure your game is running on the card and not the chip. If you are on a laptop, try putting…