Apartment Life patch 2: EP8_220.127.116.11
Complete list of changes:
o Neighborhood decoration alleys no longer get inappropriately covered in snow.
o The Sleek and Secure fence model now appears complete in all states
o The Elegant Rails railing no longer clips through the post when placed diagonally.
o The Butler no longer calls the fire department if there is a fire outside during a thunder storm.
o A friend that was brought home from work after certain hobby chance cards will only be brought home once instead of every day.
o Being friends with the iconic hobbyist corresponding to the Show Biz, Athletic, Natural Science or Gaming career now reduces the friend requirement for promotions by two instead of one.
o Elders no longer receive Lifetime Wants to reach the top of any career.
o Social Groups now generate significantly less NPCs
o “Super Savory” Snack Machine by Chewie-Louie Factory and “Kooler Than Ice” Soda Machine by Freezer Time Industries both now have the ‘Show item’ interaction to customers when they are marked for sale with The Sims 2 Open for Business installed.
o Bills will now autonomously be brought into Sim’s apartments.
o Cats can now scratch Serenity by Kai Dai and Globulous Wonder by Anne Nuit sculptures.
o Cats and dogs can now chew and scratch Industrious Divinity Dining Chair, Heavy Metal Chair by You Got Muscle and Eloquent Divinity Dining Chairs.
o Pets can no longer destroy the following objects that are out of their reach: Vim's Ventilation Small Wall Vent, Vim's Ventilation Large Wall Vent, Transversal by Joi Structure, and Vim’s Ventilation Wall Section with Elbow.
o Error no longer occurs when a Plant Sim attempts to clean Olde Tyme Toilette and Little Footprint Toilet by Sleek Sensations.
o Sims will now finish eating gyros.
o SuperTower, Hey Hey It’s the Monkey Bars and SlidenFraude (from Go Play!) can now be repossessed by the Repo man.
o Single servings of salmon no longer display flashing blue textures.
o Witches no longer have the option to use ‘Materialize’ spell in other vacant or occupied hotel rooms.
o The option to ‘greet’ an invited Sim is now available before they ring the doorbell.
o Rugs on foundations now disappear correctly when burnt
o ‘Try for Baby’ interaction is no longer available on walk-in closets when the household has reached the family member limit.
o Neighbors are no longer cloned when resurrected while their old apartment is still vacant.
o Neighborhood Nanny will no longer be considered a nanny if he/she joins the Sims’ family.
o The fire fighter no longer automatically arrives if there is a fire outside during a thunder storm
o Pregnant Sims will now leave a neighbor’s apartment before having a baby.
o Genie lamp can now be picked up in Buy Mode on apartments.
o Closet ‘Woohoo’ animation will now fail properly if one partner is occupied with another activity such as reading a book
o Child Sims’ interactions are now available after joining another Sim on playground equipment.
o ‘Study topics’ no longer autonomously cancels unless Sims’ hunger or bladder motives are low.
o Dynasty Dresser 2 now has design modes available with The Sims 2 Apartment Life installed.
o “You Got Feets Bathtub” value is now consistent with other tubs in its class.
o ‘Write Restaurant Guide’ option is now available on computers in apartment lots.
o Neighborhood Decoration Building (Tall Circular version) thumbnail now matches the building being placed.
o Various objects from previous Expansion and Stuff packs can now be placed on shelves with the Sims 2 Apartment Life installed:
o ‘Dream Date’ reward objects can now be picked up in Buy mode on Apartment lots.
o Error no longer occurs when a Sim tries to ‘Get Mail’ on an apartment mailbox with a Date Coupon inside.
o Reward objects can now be picked up in Buy mode on Apartment lots.
o Stepping stool is now visible when a child Sim ‘Stargazes’ through a telescope.
o The Butler will now remain in the apartment with a toddler until his/her parents return home.
o Endless Winding Staircase no longer blocks other spiral stairs from being built directly above the first one placed.
o Elder Sims now have the option to ‘watch’ TV while lounging in a couch.
o Cooking skill no longer goes down once a family is moved onto the same apartment lot as another Sim.