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horse14t
12th Jan 2021, 10:08 PM
(Sorry if this is the wrong thread. Haven't posted here in years! DX)

I I was looking into getting back into Sims 3 lately and one expansion I remember loving was Ambitions.
However I also remember the careers being buggy like the objective counter not counting or completing to early and your fellow Firefighters not helping you etc.
So I was wondering if anyone has ever made a mod that fixes the interactive careers? Especially the objective counter.

MissPat
18th Jan 2021, 1:09 PM
Were you playing in Bridgeport?

1) There is a multi-rabbithole glitch in Bridgeport (and other towns that have multi-rabbithole buildings) that impacts rabbithole career opportunities, documented on The Sims Wiki: https://sims.fandom.com/wiki/Bridgeport#Multi-Rabbit_Holes_Glitch
That's now solved by installing the mod "Nraas Overwatch" here: https://www.nraas.net/community/Overwatch
2) I also heard that it is impossible to complete the Private Investigator active career in some cases, here is a 2013 thread with details and tips to handle the bugs: https://forums.thesims.com/en_us/discussion/525174/my-sims-in-the-investigator-career-the-cases-dont-work

Hope that helps! Glad to hear you're back to playing TS3, it's one of the best games ever.

LucieSims
28th Jan 2021, 11:18 PM
True MissPat especially we often got an opportunity for psychic/medium sims (to help to find the llama) that never works. Nobody could fixed that :'(.

Jathom95
30th Jan 2021, 5:15 PM
Ambitions can be pretty buggy, but some of that I believe is intentional. Such as the other firefighters not helping you in the firefighter career. I seem to remember igazor mentioning once that the game can only handle the active sim/family in that particular case.

igazor
30th Jan 2021, 11:50 PM
The role of the other firefighters if the disaster is within their scheduled work time is to stay back at the firehouse, scream into their walkie-talkies, and run back and forth frantically flapping their arms and waving maps all over the place -- and then clock out and go home at quitting time even if the disaster is still being coped with. They at least recognize that a disaster is taking place, or they are supposed to. EA never really intended them to be truly helpful.

Mandelyn
1st Feb 2021, 1:07 AM
So much like EA exec's, art imitating life....