Home | Download | Discussion | Help | Site Map | New Posts | Sign in

Latest Site News

New Rubrics coming - we need your help! - posted on Yesterday at 3:24 PM
MTS has all free content, all the time. Find out how YOU can help to keep it running. Tell me how...

Featured upload! Pose Player Updated 8-22-13

by cmomoney Posted 4th Apr 2011 at 4:10 AM - Updated 14th Jan 2015 at 8:09 PM by cmomoney : updated 8-22-13
Open thumbnail gallery
18,620 Thanks  Thanks     5797 Favourited
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.

You must be patched to at least 1.26+[/COLOR]

In TS2, pose boxes made it easier to take pictures and make machinima by 'freezing' fidgety sims in a desired position. This object is a TS3 version, but it works a little differently. This object plays any installed pose (EA or custom) by name. So, instead of having individual boxes for each pose set, pose sets can be placed in packages and installed, then played by the Pose Player by typing in the pose name.


If you have the object in the game, but can't use it due to the "No interactions available" issue, take a good long look at Game Help:Installing Sims 3 Package Files/Old Way to New Way
If you post in the comments concerning this issue, it will be assumed you didn't read this and you comment will be ignored.

To use the Pose Player, simply buy it in the Decorations/Miscellaneous section (at the starving artist price of $1) and place anywhere on the lot. With the sim you want to pose selected, click on the Pose Player and select 'Pose by Name'. In the text pop up, type in the name of the desired pose, i.e. a_jockPose_x, and click the check mark or press Enter. The sim will do the pose. They will stay posed until the interaction is canceled. To pose another sim, select them and repeat the process, or choose 'Use current pose' to use the same pose again.

Installed Poses list

If a creator has correctly created his pose package to be found by the Pose Player, the poses can be chosen from a list by choosing 'Select Pose from List'. The list will include all pose packages created for this option, with a thumbnail, the creator's name, and a description of the pose. Only pose packages created to be found by the pose player will be in this list. If you have a pose package installed that does not show up in the list, ask the package's creator to update their package for this option. There is an additional interaction to add a pose from this list to MyList.

Pose creators: To get you pose package to show up in the list, download the Pose Pack Creator
My List.

You also can have your own customizable list of favorite poses. Just select 'My Pose' from the pie menu, then select 'Add to My List' and type in a pose name. The pose is added to a list that can be saved with the game, and the test pop up asks for another pose. From there you can either enter another pose, or just close the pop up. Once you have a pose in 'My List', you have access to the following options:

Pose from My List - Lets you choose a pose from My List to play.
Add Current Pose to My List - Adds the currently loaded pose to My List, useful if you've played a pose via 'Pose by Name' and want to add it to the list.
Delete from My List - Lets you select a pose from My List to delete.
Clear My List - - Clears all poses from My List

To save the list, make sure you save the game!

Pose Database w/pics :

Pose ResourcesPolys:

update log:
8-22-13: Added ability to pose babies(thanks again A )

5-1-12: Fixed to work on pets(thanks for your help atevera ). Pose from List now can be replayed with 'Use Current Pose' interaction(thanks for the report misusuki).

9-7-11: Fix to pause game while choosing from pose list.

5-25-11:Added creator pose list option(thanks Buzzler ) and clear MyList interaction

4-25-11:Removed motive/headline toggle

4-14-11:Fixed issue with having to play poses twice to work.

4-11-11: Added 'My List' interactions; fixed plumbbob/headline/motive toggle.

Additional Credits:
Thanks to Orangemittens, Buzzler, Granthes, Leesester, Wes Howe, Atavera, and Inge and Peter Jones.

Skin: Navetsea
mirror floor: Morphead
Download files
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
cmomoney_PosePlayer.rar | Description: updated:5-25-11 461.0 KB 1,048,790 4th Apr 2011
creators_poselistkit.zip | Description: CREATORS ONLY. use to make pose packages show up in pose player list 8.7 KB 275,357 25th May 2011
PosePackCreator_1_3.rar 165.2 KB 98,296 14th Jan 2015
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

See: Game Help:TS3 CC Basicswiki for a full guide!
Page 4 of 101
2508 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 1205 Feedback Posts, 1212 Thanks Posts
Hide Thanks Posts for this thread (Show only feedback)
Forum Resident
#76 Old 5th Apr 2011 at 6:53 PM
Thank you for this fantastic tool!
Test Subject
#77 Old 5th Apr 2011 at 7:45 PM
alguém me ajuda aí?!
pf tô doidinho por isso
Test Subject
#78 Old 5th Apr 2011 at 7:50 PM
eu instalei em packages só q quando eu vou clicar no objeto fala q ñ tem interação ;/ alguém me ajuda
eu tenho todas as expansões instaladas e todas as coleções de objetos,menos essa que lançou agora
Test Subject
#79 Old 5th Apr 2011 at 7:57 PM
It doesn't work with expansion packs
˙uʍop ǝpᴉsdn ǝɹ,noʎ 'oN
Original Poster
#80 Old 5th Apr 2011 at 8:25 PM
It has been successfully tested through all the EPs. If you're not getting any interactions, more than likely you are having framework problems, as stated by orangemittens and paaalinkaaa above.

"Part of being a mesher is being persistent through your own confusedness" - HystericalParoxysm
| (• ◡•)| (❍ᴥ❍ʋ) [◕ ‿ ◕]
Test Subject
#81 Old 5th Apr 2011 at 10:11 PM
Are there any tutorials for how to make the pose themselves? The one linked doesn't include it.

I would love to create a bunch of poses to add here to help expand the collection.
Lab Assistant
#82 Old 5th Apr 2011 at 11:19 PM
i'll save this for later
Test Subject
#83 Old 5th Apr 2011 at 11:43 PM
Originally Posted by orangemittens
Amiphire, this means that the script didn't get loaded. I'm wondering if your framework is not up to date. If it isn't many scripted objects will have problems in your game. Please check this out and see if it's the issue. To find out more about fixing your framework look in this thread here:


Thank you very much! There were some framework problems but it's fixed now. I haven't tried playing the game yet and using the pose player yet but I really hope it works now If not then I'll be asking for more help lol. Thanks again!
Test Subject
#84 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 12:20 AM
I was having this 'No interaction Issue' and the name problem aswell, Reading other posts i found out I didn't have the "D3dx9_31.dll" file in My "Bin", So i went and looked for a downloadable one, and found one here: http://simpedia.sims2cri.com/index....3dx9_31.dll_eng . I extracted the file and copied it into every single EP and SP "Bin" file and went into my game to see if it made a difference, and it did :D!!. Hopefully this will help some others out, as this is an amazing mod!
#85 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 12:22 AM
Originally Posted by cashew
I have run the framework installer as suggested....It tells me that it cannot find the resource cfg. or the Mod/Packages folder....As I said above I do not have Ambitions so my Mod/Packages is set up in ProgramFiles/EAgames/Sims3 ......My package files do not show up in the game if under MyDocuments/EAgames/Sims3....what now?
Since your problem is a framework issue I suggest you post about it in the Help section. You can get more help there than you will in a downloads thread for an object completely unrelated to your problem
Test Subject
#86 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 1:08 AM
Originally Posted by Simul8rReviews
this works perfect for my custom poses! <3!
Once again THANK YOU!

There are no tutorials on creating custom pose boxes anywhere! Since you know how to create custom poses, can't you create some for the public, like a lot of users in Sims2.
I could really use some for couples. If you could that would be really awesome!!! :D
Test Subject
#87 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 1:25 AM
Thank you for sharing this mod. It's very handy!
Test Subject
#88 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 1:40 AM
Im scared to download this and im kind of worried it will cause probs. can someone tell me if it does or doesnt? http://simpedia.sims2cri.com/index....dx9_31.dll_engs
Test Subject
#89 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 2:04 AM
YAAAAAYYYAAAAAAYYAYAYAYAYAYYAYA! er i think i just had another spaz attack well thank you for making this
Test Subject
#90 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 2:14 AM
I.... LOOOOOOOOOOOOVE YOUUUUU!!!! Augh! I've been looking for a posebox forever. You are amazing! Will you cybermarry me? =D Thank you so much!
Lab Assistant
#91 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 3:35 AM
Thank you so much, I've been waiting for something like this :D
Test Subject
#92 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 4:11 AM
thank you!
Test Subject
#93 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 6:53 AM
AWESOME! Thank you so much. This is help me tremendously with my movies.
Test Subject
#94 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 8:15 AM Last edited by daggerls : 6th Apr 2011 at 8:27 AM.
*No interactions available*
How do I get it work?

Also, I've already update my game to the latest version. (I have base game and Late Night, both are updated)

I got it, it's not compatible with expansion pack. Damn!
#95 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 8:23 AM
Originally Posted by daggerls
*No interactions available*
How do I get it work?
Daggerls please read the comments in the thread for the answer to your question
Lab Assistant
#96 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 10:08 AM
Thank you you have created something revoultionary here!
Test Subject
#97 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 1:33 PM
Originally Posted by orangemittens
Daggerls please read the comments in the thread for the answer to your question

No interactions available
Same problem and I read what you wrote, does not help there is another solution?
Please HELP ...
#98 Old 6th Apr 2011 at 3:17 PM
Daggerls, to the best of my knowledge, the Pose Player has been tested with all the EP's and is compatible. The game I'm using it in myself has all expansions except for Ambitions and it has HELS. It's patched with the LN patch.

Violeta and Daggerls, if you're getting the "no interactions available" message the issue is most likely that you don't have your game set up correctly. Simply posting the "no interactions available" message provides no real information which would allow someone to help you fix that and, in any case, since the problem isn't the Pose Player, this isn't the thread to be posting it in anyway. What both of you need to do is make sure your game is set up correctly. I've posted a link to Delphy's thread. Granthes launcher tool can also help with the issue and can be found here:


If you continue to have problems with getting your game set up right I suggest you post in one of those two threads or in the Help section where you can get help with the issue.
Test Subject
#99 Old 7th Apr 2011 at 4:57 AM
I am completely loving this so far! :D

Only one problem I am having. I'm curious, from the animations list, the only ones that work for me are the animations with an '_x or _y' after it. For example, if I try 'a2a_soc_interview_pose_notebook', it doesn't work. Is this supposed to happen?
Test Subject
#100 Old 7th Apr 2011 at 9:02 AM
OK using S3PE hubby and I extracted all the animations and got them into a spreadsheet. There are over 9000 of them o_O. To make it easier to find the ones you need we added a filter so you can select categories of animations. Ignore the ___'s after the last letter though. They are part of putting them all into one line.

Page 4 of 101

Expansion/Stuff packs required:
Sims 3

Built with Game Version: 1.26

2508 Comments / replies (Who?)

14 Feedback Posts
11 Thanks Posts



Type: Additional Functionality

Tags: #pose