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Pets at University
by Lamare Posted 11th Jun 2018 at 10:12 PM - Updated 26th Apr 2019 at 12:47 AM by Lamare
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This is a set of overrides with a simple goal - to liberate young adults and college neighborhoods from restrictions on pets.
This mod allows young adults and university residents to:
- Adopt cats and dogs from pet shelter
- Give them up for adoption
- Sell and give pets to playable young adults
- Buy pets in shops from pet displays
- Hire obedience trainer
- Have wants and fears about pets
At the moment, teens can't take their pets with them by taxi when they're moving to college, but I plan on releasing the mod that allows that.
By the way, small pets, like birds, caged dogs and guinea pigs are allowed in college by default.
Plan of attack
- Make sure you have Pets and University expansion packs.
- Decide which version of this mod you want and download only one of them.
- Choose and download related mods.
- Optionally, run HCDU for conflicts.
You'd want to get additional mods that take care of aging, moving out and jobs at university. They are not absolutely necessary, but very much recommended.
- For pet aging on campus - Uni-aging mod.
- For moving out of college with pets - YA-move-out-of-college.
- For pet jobs to be available on campus - Jobs-in-uni mod.
The Sims 2 Pets and University.
I only tested on Ultimate Collection, but I did work on compatibility, so the mod should be good for other configs as well. No confirmation, though.
- pets-at-university - regular version with all the above features.
- pets-at-university+noautopetbuy - the difference from the regular version is that uncontrolled playables won't autonomously buy pets from pet displays. (Personal note: You get asked before a pet is added to buyer's family, so I personally don't use this version. I can always say no, but sometimes I want to say yes to random pets.)
HCDU may show possible conflicts with the following mods, but they are resolved.
- MogHughson's Apartments and Shopping - you can use our mods together and have all the benefits, if my mod loads after Mog's. Both versions of my mod are compatible with Mog's.
- Pescado's No Autonomous Pet Buying - it's included in the noautopetbuy version of my mod (there's no other way). This means you can remove Pescado's mod, or let my mod load after Pescado's.
- No Pet Obsession by twojeffs - can probably be resolved, see post #16
This mod may conflict with other mods that override the same resources.
That's it. If you catch a bug or have a suggestion, please post in the comments. Thank you!
EA/Maxis, SimPE, Compressorizer, Photoshop.
My thanks to LilSister and gummilutt for testing.
The picture is composed of original Sims 2 renders and some default Photoshop pattern.
This is a multi-part download:
Choose only one version of the mod!
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
|Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents||Size||Downloads||Date|
|pets-at-university.zip||1.9 KB||2,057||11th Jun 2018|
|pets-at-university+noautopetbuy.zip||1.9 KB||1,059||11th Jun 2018|