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Variable Emotional Traits

by roBurky Posted 16th Sep 2017 at 5:04 PM - Updated 13th Nov 2018 at 9:42 PM by roBurky : v1.0.0 released
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What it does
When an emotional trait like goofball or gloomy gives an occasional moodlet for its associated emotion, like 'Feeling Playful' or 'Feeling Sad', the moodlet will have a random strength, instead of always being +1.

Those occasional +1 moodlets from the emotional traits rarely do much, especially the negative ones. With this mod, even if you're not deliberately putting your sim into the emotion associated with their trait, there should be a better chance they'll accomplish it themselves sometimes.

Variable Emotional Traits is also included in the Total Emotional Overhaul of the upcoming Meaningful Stories mod pack.

Variable Emotional Traits in detail
The occasional moodlets from emotional traits and the erratic trait will be a random strength each time they're received.

For positive moods:
2/3 chance of +1, 1/3 chance of +2


For negative moods:
2/5 chance of +1, 2/5 chance of +2, 1/5 chance of +3


The moodlets affected are: 'Feeling Energized', 'Feeling Happy', 'Feeling Inspired', 'Feeling Focused', 'Feeling Sad', 'Feeling Playful', 'Feeling Angry', 'Feeling Flirty', 'Feeling Confident', 'Flarn', 'Elicanto Whirly', 'Ooh Be Gah!!', and 'Shmoo Shmoo Shmoo'.

Recommended mods to go with this
  • Uncomfortable Overhaul
    Allowing discomfort to boost negative moods can also help smaller negative moodlets to have an effect.
  • No Happy Environment Moodlets
    With permanent happy moodlets around, it can still be hard for a negative mood to come to the surface. Disable happy moodlets from decorations for a better balance between positive and negative moods.
  • Emotional Inertia
    With emotional inertia, a negative emotional trait causing a negative mood will be a bigger deal, with more lasting consequences.

Thanks
  • This mod has only been made possible by the continued support of my patrons.
  • This mod was made with the help of Sims4Studio by The Sims 4 Studio Team.
  • Thanks to Sjofn, SarahSyna, Loofofbread, jackboog21, and spidergirl79 for testing and reporting bugs.

Conflicts and compatibility
This mod overrides no files, and should not conflict with any other mod.
Working for The Sims 4 v1.47.49 / The Get Famous Patch

Support and updates
To keep informed of updates to my mods, click the follow button on patreon for email alerts. You can also follow roBurky on tumblr and twitter.
To talk about the mod with other players, or get live help with installing or using the mod, join our Discord server .

If you like my mods, I have a patreon where you can support me in making more of them and keeping them up to date with patches.

Changelog
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roBurky - VariableEmotionalTraits.zip 92.9 KB 12,485 13th Nov 2018
Basic Download and Install Instructions:
1. Download: Click the File tab to see the download link. Click the link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.
Read the upload description for installation instructions. If nothing else is specified, do the following:
2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) to extract the .package file(s) (if included, ts4script as well) from the .rar or .zip file(s).
3. Cut and paste the .package file(s) (if included, ts4script as well) into your Mods folder
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
  • Windows Vista/7/8/8.1: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\

Need more information?
  • Anyone can use both .rar and .zip files easily! On Windows, use WinRAR.
  • If you don't have a Mods folder, just make one.
  • Mod still not working? Make sure you have script mods enabled
 
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Expansion/Stuff packs required:
Sims 4

Built with Game Version: 1.47.49

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