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EP upgraded careers- Astronomy and Hogwarts

by SuperFly Posted 7th Jun 2006 at 2:30 PM
26 Comments / replies (Who?) - 24 Feedback Posts, 1 Thanks Posts
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Hello all

The careers I'm posting today are not my own. These are careers written by kaebaka, a user who has now moved on.

For for a long time these careers have been usable by TS2 users only. These careers are, in my opinion, some of the best written on MTS2. It seemed a shame to me that only a few users could enjoy them. I therefore decided to upgrade them, allowing all users to play with them.

They are all now EP ready, have unique GUIDs, are language enabled and have their own icons.

The original posts can be found below-
Astronomy- http://forums.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=34403
Hogwarts- http://forums.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=35643

Astronomy
Computer Programmer
Research Assistant
Graduate Student
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Private College Professor
University Professor
Research Scientist
Senior Scientist
Project Head
Institute Director

Hogwarts Teen
Prefect
Headboy/Headgirl

Hogwarts Adult
House Elf
Gamekeeper
Caretaker
Librarian
Quidditch Referee
Substitute Professor
Professor
Head of House
Deputy Headmaster
Headmaster

Please do not redistribute either these files or the original files- they are to remain in your Downloads folder at all times.

Thank you, and enjoy

SuperFly

P.S. do not be put off by the small file size- the careers have been language enabled, removing all forieign language text (English will appear in all game versions as a result)

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
MTS2_kaebaka_hogwartsinfo.txt

Size: 842 Bytes · Downloads: 7,546 · 7th Jun 2006
842 Bytes 7,546 7th Jun 2006
MTS2_kaebaka_astroinfo.txt

Size: 516 Bytes · Downloads: 9,122 · 7th Jun 2006
516 Bytes 9,122 7th Jun 2006
Hogwarts Careers.zip

Size: 40.2 KB · Downloads: 18,000 · 7th Jun 2006
40.2 KB 18,000 7th Jun 2006
Astronomy Career.zip

Size: 25.3 KB · Downloads: 17,975 · 7th Jun 2006
25.3 KB 17,975 7th Jun 2006
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
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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Instructor
#2 Old 7th Jun 2006 at 3:28 PM
thanks superfly!

Visit Sims 2 World sometimes if you like.
Scholar
#3 Old 7th Jun 2006 at 3:41 PM
Brilliant,
can't wait to try out the astronomy one
thanks

Please note - I'm not taking any requests at the moment.

You may include my items in your uploads but please credit with a link to either the object or my creator page please.

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Test Subject
#4 Old 7th Jun 2006 at 7:15 PM
do they wear different career outfits?
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 7th Jun 2006 at 7:38 PM
very cool, thanks for making these available to us. Another set of jobs for my HP sims.
Consciously Undead
retired moderator
Original Poster
#6 Old 7th Jun 2006 at 9:24 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by xxKyo_n_Katanaxx
do they wear different career outfits?


No they don't- these are only updated careers.

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate
Test Subject
#7 Old 9th Jun 2006 at 1:54 AM
This is awesome - I love astronomy! Thanks.

A radiation wave hit, I was shot through a wormhole -- lost in some distant part of the universe aboard a ship, a living ship! Full of strange alien life forms. I need help! Please! Is there anybody out there who can hear me? I'm being hunted by an insane military commander, . . .
Test Subject
#8 Old 17th Jun 2006 at 8:00 AM
do i need the original carrer for this to work, or is it stand alone?
if i need the base were can i find it.
Consciously Undead
retired moderator
Original Poster
#9 Old 17th Jun 2006 at 5:08 PM
Nope- you just need the files's I have posted.

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate
Test Subject
#10 Old 22nd Jun 2006 at 4:52 PM
The Hogwart career looks awesome going to try it.
Test Subject
#11 Old 28th Jun 2006 at 12:46 PM
do you need all of the files? if not what ones do you need for the hogwarts career?
Consciously Undead
retired moderator
Original Poster
#12 Old 28th Jun 2006 at 5:56 PM
jerzegrl92, the files you need to run the careers are the top two. The other two files are readme files that contain data about the career, and are not needed for the smooth running of the careers.

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate
Field Researcher
#13 Old 28th Jun 2006 at 10:15 PM
Thanks so mucj SuperFly! I played H a long time ago, and it was great but alas and now I can play it again! Brill! Thanks again for the hard work :D
Forum Resident
#14 Old 6th Jul 2006 at 1:27 AM
Thanks for the updates - I'll give these a try

To all, of the very talented MTS-2 creative types - my sincere thanks for taking the time to create/upload/share...
Test Subject
#15 Old 13th Jul 2006 at 8:50 AM
Ive just got a suggestion, why don't you have in the teen career, as the bottom, student, then as you've done, prefect, head boy/girl? I know students wouldn't get pay normally, but neither do prefects or head boy/girls do in reality. Just a suggestion!

salt_and_vineger

Btw superfly, your signature made me laugh! :D
Test Subject
#16 Old 4th Jan 2007 at 5:35 PM
The Hogwarts one won't upload. I tried uploading the zip file, it didn't work. Can you have rar files for the Hogwarts Career Version 2? Thanks!

A whirlwind of emotions, a rocky exterior and an sensitive yet egotistical personality are all part of one person- me.
Test Subject
#17 Old 6th Feb 2007 at 5:27 PM
Hogwarts career worked well and the chance cards were great. Also, half way through the astronomy career and all seems to be going well. Thanks so much for sharing!
Field Researcher
#18 Old 19th Feb 2007 at 11:13 AM
Thanks

To err is human. To forgive is divine. Sometimes:)
Test Subject
#19 Old 28th Jun 2007 at 4:05 AM
what do u mean "moved on"?
Test Subject
#20 Old 28th Jun 2007 at 4:07 AM
btw, great jobs i luv harry potter so i LUV this and astronomy ROX MY SOX! lol i had to say that
Test Subject
#21 Old 19th Jul 2007 at 4:18 AM
Anyone have any idea why the Hogwarts career isn't working for me, though I see it's working for everyone else? When I have it in the download folder, and try to play a house, it either won't load the house at all, or it will load, but the person stands there, won't do anything, and the time is frozen at 8 AM.
Test Subject
#22 Old 22nd Aug 2007 at 9:40 PM
ahh!! this is so awesome! thank you so much.
I know u most likely have a million requests but could you maybe make some more harry potter themed careers? i downloaded all the majors already and i feel like i need to get some cool new careers... = )
Test Subject
#23 Old 27th Aug 2007 at 5:55 AM
It isn't working for me either to open the zip file. Here is the message I am getting:
The Compressed (zipped) folder is invalid or corrupted
If I try and open with 7-Zip, it says it can't open it as Archive, and if I do a test Archive, it says there is an error with the Teen Career Package...

Dunno if this helps, but it would be really neat to have it work properly... Thanks for making it available to us though!

Check out my Gryffindor and Hufflepuff Dorms!! :) Let me know what y'all think too!!
Field Researcher
#24 Old 21st Jul 2008 at 7:29 AM
Wonderful work! Me and my simmians thank you!

Wow, it's beautiful outside. I should probably do something....

Like close the blinds on my window so there isn't a glare on my computer screen.
Lab Assistant
#25 Old 24th Oct 2008 at 11:24 AM
whoo i love the Hogwarts career. Thank you!!!
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