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The Numenorean Hibernation Cell (Aspiration reward OR Buyable) - *UPD 08 NOV 2006*

by Numenor Posted 31st Oct 2005 at 1:03 AM - Updated 17th Nov 2008 at 1:14 PM by -Maylin-
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This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
08 NOV 2006: ADDED BUYABLE VERSION. Many users asked me for a version of the Hibernator buyable from the catalog; at first I resisted, because I think it's a nice idea to have it as an aspiration reward. But anyway, if people want to buy it from the catalog, well, here is the buyable versio
NOTE: YOU CAN'T HAVE BOTH! Choose either the Aspiration Reward OR the buyable version. The buyable version is attached to this post, in the archive "Hibernator_main_(BUYABLE).rar". Install it as usual (the QX works fine, too). Once installed it, the buyable Hibernator can be found in the normal Buy Mode catalog, in the section Misc/Misc, at a price of §15,500 (sorry, but you have to earn it anyway! ).

08 NOV 2006: Also ADDED a new "Glass" recolour made by CyberBob: it's more transparent then mine, and has a transparent base, too (not only the door).

11 SEPT 2006: FIXED the bug that caused the children to sit on the floor after exiting the Hibernator; also improved compatibility with other hacks involving beds by removing the categorizaton of the Hibernator as "bed".
Thanks to TwoJeffs for both bug-fixes.

21 JUNE 2006: Added Finnish translation (thanks Kissamies)

22 APR 2006: Added Spanish translation (thanks HarlotBoy) and Italian translation

27 DEC 2005: FIXED the "jump" bug that occurred when cancelling the "Hibernate" interaction while the sim was still walking toward the Hibernator.

You want to have 10 children and an entire life isn't enough? You want to meet your grand-grand-grand-nephew? Just take a "nap" into the Numenorean Hibernation Cell!

I'm very proud of this object (though it isn't perfect ), because it's definitely the project that I worked on for the longest time.
I've made a completely new animated mesh (created from scratch), heavily modified the BHAVs, edited and adjusted the animations, enabled the colour options... A special thanks to Inge Jones for having pointed me in the right direction with the BHAV that saves/restores the age of the sim.

The Hibernator functions: you can send your sims to hibernate for a chosen time (from 1 day to 1 month); the sim will enter the hibernator (obviously naked: have you ever been hibernated with your clothes on? ) and will stay there in life suspension: no aging, no needs, nothing! If you don't manually interrupt the hibernation, by deleting the action from the command queue, the sim will automatically "wake up" when the chosen time has finished.
The hibernator takes care of all the body's needs (all the stats will slowly increase during the hibernation); only drawback: the sims will feel lonely into the hibernation cell, and their "social" will slowly decrease; the more they stay in, the more they will need social interactions when they wake up.
I suggest to put the Hibernators in a quiet place: though hibernated, the sims don't like noise, music and such (a "thought balloon" will be displayed if a sound disturb them).

Installation: put the package(s) in the downloads folder. You will find the Hibernator among the Aspiration Rewards, not in the normal catalog!

Additional data
The objects that I've cloned, in order to create the Hibernator, were the cheap single bed and the coffin, though very little still remains of both of them.
The Hibernator works in every game, even without EPs, is recolourable, and is shipped in three colours: blue (default), pink and transparent glass.
The mesh is only 822 faces / 584 verts (= very low, for an object of these dimensions).
If you are going to create recolours for the "metal" cover, be sure to recolour the separate "plaque" texture".

Known bugs
I said it's not perfect
1) When the Hibernator is used by a child, the animation of the door isn't perfectly synchronized with the body movement, and the child's body sometimes peeks out of the door (this happens only when entering and exiting: the hibernation itself has no glitches).
2) FIXED (Was: As soon as the child exits the hibernator, he suddenly sits down to the floor; this happens in Nighlife only)
3) FIXED (Was: If you order a sim to hibernate and cancel the action before he reached the hibernator, an error occurs (the sim will "jump"); there's nothing to worry about, though).
Style: Contemporary Sci-Fi
Room: Bedroom Study
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Hybernator_recolour_CyberBob-Glass.rar

Size: 2.4 KB · Downloads: 23,282 · 8th Nov 2006
2.4 KB 23,282 8th Nov 2006
Hibernator_main_(BUYABLE).rar

Size: 118.0 KB · Downloads: 33,627 · 8th Nov 2006
118.0 KB 33,627 8th Nov 2006
Hibernator_main.rar

Size: 118.0 KB · Downloads: 39,583 · 27th Dec 2005
118.0 KB 39,583 27th Dec 2005
Hibernator_recolour_Glass.rar

Size: 8.1 KB · Downloads: 43,577 · 31st Oct 2005
8.1 KB 43,577 31st Oct 2005
Hibernator_recolour_Pink.rar

Size: 59.9 KB · Downloads: 31,285 · 31st Oct 2005
59.9 KB 31,285 31st Oct 2005
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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Test Subject
#351 Old 21st Apr 2006 at 3:31 PM
ohh kwl objects thanks xxmwhxx

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Lab Assistant
#352 Old 23rd Apr 2006 at 10:35 AM
strange? but cool great job!

Elfen Lied
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Lab Assistant
#353 Old 24th Apr 2006 at 2:36 AM
Oh holycrap WOW.

[joydance]

And it's gone, baby, gone.
Field Researcher
#354 Old 26th Apr 2006 at 4:54 AM
wow nifty!

Sometimes I say smart and/or amusing things. Really.
Test Subject
#355 Old 28th Apr 2006 at 2:00 PM
ooo if only there was one that included aging... great way to keep those poor...elders happy.... I hate how Maxis thinks of them as practically helpless *tear* this way they can go nicely :P
Test Subject
#356 Old 30th Apr 2006 at 1:18 AM
Is it safe for OFB?
Object(ive) Investigator
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#357 Old 30th Apr 2006 at 1:21 AM
Yes.

Please don't PM me with questions. Post them in the appropriate thread.
Test Subject
#358 Old 30th Apr 2006 at 3:06 AM
I want that! Can you put it on a .zip please????
Object(ive) Investigator
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#359 Old 30th Apr 2006 at 3:08 AM
No.

Please don't PM me with questions. Post them in the appropriate thread.
The ModFather
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#360 Old 30th Apr 2006 at 12:01 PM
Come on, guys! Still with these requests for ZIPs!
Our great administrator Delphy has released (long ago!) an extremely easy-to-use and powerful little program that handles rar perfectly: the Q-Xpress. Install it at once, it's free and it's a life saver, really!

I've finally started my Journal. Information only, no questions.

My latest activity: CEP 9.2.0! - AnyGameStarter 2.1.1 (UPD) - Scriptorium v.2.2f - Photo & Plaques hide with walls - Magazine Rack (UPD) - Animated Windows Hack (UPD) - Custom Instrument Hack (UPD) - Drivable Cars Without Nightlife (UPD) - Courtesy Lights (FIX) - Custom Fence-Arches - Painting-TV - Smarter Lights (UPD)


I *DON'T* accept requests, sorry.
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Test Subject
#361 Old 30th Apr 2006 at 2:14 PM
What is it?
The ModFather
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#362 Old 30th Apr 2006 at 2:19 PM
The Hibernator or the Q-Xpress?
Read the desciption of the Hibernator on the first post, above; the explanation about the QX can be read following the link that I've provided in my previous post.

I've finally started my Journal. Information only, no questions.

My latest activity: CEP 9.2.0! - AnyGameStarter 2.1.1 (UPD) - Scriptorium v.2.2f - Photo & Plaques hide with walls - Magazine Rack (UPD) - Animated Windows Hack (UPD) - Custom Instrument Hack (UPD) - Drivable Cars Without Nightlife (UPD) - Courtesy Lights (FIX) - Custom Fence-Arches - Painting-TV - Smarter Lights (UPD)


I *DON'T* accept requests, sorry.
Forum Resident
#363 Old 1st May 2006 at 11:01 PM
Thank you so much! You are highly appreciated!
Top Secret Researcher
#364 Old 6th May 2006 at 6:30 PM
What an amazing idea! I love your creativity.

Cory

I've made some mods for The Sims 1 -- yes, The Sims ONE :-) -- which you can find at http://corylea.com/Sims1ModsByCorylea.html
Test Subject
#365 Old 22nd May 2006 at 1:02 AM
you saved me of each one Numenor

perfect the Hibernation
Miss Bona Fiscalia
#366 Old 30th May 2006 at 4:16 AM
Cool! Now when I'm tired of the hubby I can stick 'em in there. lol Atleast I don't have to kill them off or have them get divorced anymore. Some of my male sims are too suffocating. This is a great thing you've done!

"Morning, Starbuck, what do you hear?"
"Nothin' but the rain."

Miss Bona Fiscalia
#367 Old 30th May 2006 at 6:05 PM
Numenor, this is great! This has solved a lot of my problems. But, is there any way to make them hibernate in clothes or undies so they other sims won't keep getting shocked by their nakedness everytime they see it (without keeping them in a seperate room)?

"Morning, Starbuck, what do you hear?"
"Nothin' but the rain."

The ModFather
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#368 Old 30th May 2006 at 9:04 PM
Ehm... no, sorry. Keeping them in a separate room is a great idea, though: I will do the same to prevent unwanted shocked screams

I've finally started my Journal. Information only, no questions.

My latest activity: CEP 9.2.0! - AnyGameStarter 2.1.1 (UPD) - Scriptorium v.2.2f - Photo & Plaques hide with walls - Magazine Rack (UPD) - Animated Windows Hack (UPD) - Custom Instrument Hack (UPD) - Drivable Cars Without Nightlife (UPD) - Courtesy Lights (FIX) - Custom Fence-Arches - Painting-TV - Smarter Lights (UPD)


I *DON'T* accept requests, sorry.
Miss Bona Fiscalia
#369 Old 31st May 2006 at 2:53 AM
Ok. This house in particular is small...I'll just build a wall around it. But thumbs up! I can't believe I've gone this long without this. Definately a must have for many different reasons. Thanks!

"Morning, Starbuck, what do you hear?"
"Nothin' but the rain."

Test Subject
#370 Old 2nd Jun 2006 at 11:43 PM
Awesome! But could you make it buyable from the catalouge, instead of an aspiration rewar?d
Test Subject
#371 Old 5th Jun 2006 at 7:26 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Megas3300
Awesome! But could you make it buyable from the catalouge, instead of an aspiration rewar?d


Why do people ask this? Should everything be easy??! Why can't you just find an "aspiriation cheat" to go with your "money cheat"?!?!!?

It is proper as an Aspiration reward. Losers (you know, sims with no aspiration points) wouldn't ever be able to get ahold of something like this. Therefore, q.e.d. it's where it belongs.

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Test Subject
#372 Old 13th Jun 2006 at 2:27 AM
Wow that is fantastic! I wish I could download it but my computer doesn't get RAR. files. But if I could I would totally do it! ^_^
The ModFather
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#373 Old 13th Jun 2006 at 7:08 PM
Try the Q-Xpress auto-installer

I've finally started my Journal. Information only, no questions.

My latest activity: CEP 9.2.0! - AnyGameStarter 2.1.1 (UPD) - Scriptorium v.2.2f - Photo & Plaques hide with walls - Magazine Rack (UPD) - Animated Windows Hack (UPD) - Custom Instrument Hack (UPD) - Drivable Cars Without Nightlife (UPD) - Courtesy Lights (FIX) - Custom Fence-Arches - Painting-TV - Smarter Lights (UPD)


I *DON'T* accept requests, sorry.
Test Subject
#374 Old 17th Jun 2006 at 12:41 PM
Um...I found a problem with it and i'm pretty sure it's directly connected.

Whenever I put a child in the hibernator for 1 day (all other time periods are okay) they get stuck inside and cannot get out, even when I cancel the action. The only way I found to get them out was to use boolprop and force an error on the sim.

"Don't piss me off! I'm running out of places to hide the bodies..."
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