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No more clothes changing at doorways

by MogHughson Posted 8th Jun 2010 at 8:05 AM - Updated 15th Jun 2010 at 1:36 PM by MogHughson
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Originally Posted by TheSimsWorldSims
I have been looking everywhere for a mod that stops sims from changing their clothes at all doors. For example, when a sim changes their clothes from their casualwear into their outerwear to go and pick up their newspaper....or whatever the reason they go outside for. I really would love to have it possible for them to only change their clothes at closets or chest of drawers vs. having the unrealistic aspect of them changing at the last minute into their outerwear on the way out of the door, even though I already had an everyday outfit that was warm looking. Why can't my sims not go outside in the rain in their pajamas?
here is a mod that means Sims will no longer change into or out of Outerwear as they go through a door.

Please note that if you use this mod, you are responsible for making sure your Sim doesn't freeze to death because they went outside to play in the snow wearing their underwear!

There are three versions of this mod, to cover various possible preferences on behaviour.
Version A
This version means that no-one, controllable Sims or visitors, ever change clothes when they walk through the door. This does have the side effect that visitors and walk-bys that you invite in, stay in their outerwear if they arrived wearing it (i.e. because it is cold outside). This visitor behaviour may seem a bit odd but at least there is no more clothes changing going on at the door.

Version B
This version means that no controllable Sims ever change clothes when they walk through the door. Visitors that arrive wearing outerwear (i.e. because it is cold outside) will change clothes however. This keeps you in full control of your Sims, and allows visitors to do an appropriate thing since they are not controlled by you.

Version C
This version means that no-one, controllable Sims or visitors, ever change clothes when they walk through the door. It also changes visitors and walk-bys so that they do not wear outerwear even if it is cold outside. They may look a little cold as they wander past but at least there is no more clothes changing going on at the door and your visitors won't be sitting there wearing a coat for the duration of their visit.

Each .rar file has a name including the version letter described above. Inside the .rar file however, all the .package files have the same name thus ensuring that you cannot install more than one in your downloads folder because they will clash with each other.

I don't know of any mods this clashes with. There is always the possibility of course, so the pertinent information for the owner of the other object is here.


Additional Credits:
Quaxi for SimPEwiki.
Numenor for the AnyGameStarter.
crumplebottom_marky4444 for the More Snow During Winter mod which made it easier to test.

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Seasons
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
no-change-for-outdoor-version-A-Mog-20100519.rar | Description: Version A of the mod 746 Bytes 3,011 8th Jun 2010
no-change-for-outdoor-version-B-Mog-20100519.rar | Description: Version B of the mod 753 Bytes 6,262 8th Jun 2010
no-change-for-outdoor-version-C-Mog-20100519.rar | Description: Version C of the mod 909 Bytes 2,538 8th Jun 2010
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Windows Vista/7/8: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\

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4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files(x86)\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Origin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Mac: APPLICATIONS FOLDER -> THE SIMS 2 -> TSDATA -> RES -> CATALOG


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