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Animated - Placeable Fish - Pack 1

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Uploaded: 20th Sep 2019 at 5:33 PM
Updated: 30th Aug 2023 at 11:36 AM

For the actual fish animations, more info and some example scenes, please click this Youtube Video Link:
Bakies The Sims 4 Custom Content: Animated - Placeable Fish - Pack 1

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Animated - Placeable Fish - Pack 1
Something my oceans and aquariums were still missing, were some small fish to add more life to these areas.
So that's why I proudly present to you, my first Animated Placeable Fish Pack!

As the game has more then 50 fish species at the moment and making these new kind of animated fish mods takes more time to make then other animated animal mods, this first pack will contain 12 different fish species:
Angelfish, Anglerfish, Bass, Batfish, Betta, Catfish, Eel, Goldfish, Exotic Goldfish, Spooky Gummy fish, Spooky Bones fish and Guppy.

For all of these objects counts that by using a custom option menu (Interaction), you can change the default amount of 3 fish to either 1 fish, 1 baby fish, 5 fish, 8 fish or no fish at all.
The setting for spawning no fish at all can be useful if your game starts to lag during video recording, but you don't want to delete all carefully placed objects. Disabling just a few can already do a lot about the lagging.
When leaving your lot or the entire game, all objects will reset to spawning 3 fish again. This makes it easier to find them back then seeing none or just one.

As for the objects spawning the fish effects, all will have two swatches to choose from. The first one will be a floor decal showing the particular fish that will be spawned after placing the object.
The second swatch will make the object to become invisible.
When placing these objects in the ocean, they will become invisible all by itself and the interactions will still work when hovering your mouse over them.
Placing these objects in Pool Aquariums only makes the objects to become invisible when looking from above the water surface or looking from behind glass. Using the Option Menu isn't possible inside of the Pool Aquarium as the game thinks you want your Sim to go swim to that spot. There fore, activate the desired amount of fish outside of the pool, before placing it in!
The invisible objects (second swatch) are especially useful if you made an Empty Room Aquarium as then the floor decal will behave like normal objects do in a room and thus won't become invisible.
Examples of all the things mentioned above and more, can be seen in my video for which you can find a video-link right underneath the image at the top.

To be able to raise these objects out of the ground, activate the moveobjects on cheat (bb.moveobjects on) and press the number 9-key.
To lower them back into the ground, press the 0-key. Placing these objects on different heights will make it look more realistic.
As these objects will be placed underwater and our Sims need to be able to swim over them, all these objects are Walk-throughable when placed on terrain or swim-throughable in water.

Object information:
These mods are Base Game Compatible.
They're standalone objects, so won't override any other objects in game.
To easily find all objects at once, type "Animated Fish" into the search bar and after that click the Search tag above the results so all of them will appear in the catalog.
All of them can be found in Build's mode Pond VFX section.
You can recognize them by my "BakieGaming" icon in the lower right corner of the thumbnail.
The cost are: 4 Simoleons each

Game Requirements:
Get Famous

Game Version:
Tested with gameversion:

Custom Content visible on the Thumbnail
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Animated - Placeable Reptiles - Sea Turtles
Ocean Buoy - Diving & Snorkeling
Walk-Through Grasses - Base Game + Jungle Adventures

I hope you like this FIRST Animated Placeable Fish Pack and if you do, please leave a comment!
If you want to use it in screenshots or videos, be sure to give me some credit!

>> Want to share my mods? <<
Besides giving me credit and linking back to this page, I would appreciate it if you could add my video instead of (only) the thumbnail.

Polygon Counts:
Vertices: 4
Polygons: 2

Additional Credits:
A Big shout out to ICEMUNMUN for helping me getting the Custom Option Menu to work as it should!
Thanks to the Sims 4 Studio
Thanks Adobe for making Photoshop