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Assignable Gravestone

by cathair2005 Posted 2nd Dec 2006 at 3:05 PM
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Grave Matters


Once again, I lost my description while trying to format it. In future, remind me to do a copy in notepad first aaah i lost it again!!! The back button doesn't reload your text

Anyway, I present to you an early christmas gift as part of a greater project. This requires all expansions and will definitely crash on the load screen without pets.

Here's what this object does:

1. You may assign any ghost to the urn
2. Providing there's no ghost assigned, you may sell the urn/grave in your business
3. You may unassign a ghost and leave it vacant
4. You may change the appearance from normal to any aspiration grave
5. You may either instantly create a ghost requiring the sims attention or immediately ready/unready a ghost to appear in the near future
6. Finally, you may resurrect any ghost assigned to this grave but requires the sim's attention

PROBLEMS AND WORKAROUNDS

I couldn't manage to coax the grave into switching between urn and grave upon placement or upon demand, so I've made it so when you change the appearance, it becomes an urn inside and a grave if on the ground outside. Once you've got it how you like it, it will stay that way until you change the model again.

Ressurection is kinda experimental but seems to be working. However, I couldn't stop from having resurrection appear on the menu when there is no ghost assigned. Please don't click this unless you are eager and if you are than make sure your sim is doing nothing - but it's pointless because your sim will just do nothing other than pop out of any interaction they're in

Do not add to your inventory while a ghost is lurking; make sure the ghost is "sleeping". I don't think it will cause any issues but there's a chance it might.

Even though it requires pets, there is no support for pet ghosts and pet graves

There are no relationship boons for resurrecting a sim but the sim will come back in whole not zombied or nit-witted.

TESTING

I have tested this urn in the house only.

I have not tested this urn by moving it to a community lot or from a community lot. I have not tested whether the sim stays in your family or not. If anybody can confirm this, let me know.

I do not yet know if this ghost will appear without being prompted to

INTERACTIONS

Note that the haunt interaction is the same as clickong on the Spawn Ghost is Off/On. It's just that the latter tells you whether you are constantly spawning and being tormented by the ghost (on) or if it doesn't appear.

Finally, if you have any GRAVE concURNS about this object, either post here or PM me hehe
Tags: #urn, #urns, #grave, #graves, #resurrection

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

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22 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 19 Feedback Posts
Test Subject
#2 Old 2nd Dec 2006 at 4:08 PM
Finally no killing off Sims so my knowledge Sims can see a Ghost! This is great stuff!! Thanks alot
Forum Resident
#3 Old 2nd Dec 2006 at 4:29 PM
Test Subject
#4 Old 2nd Dec 2006 at 5:00 PM
I really like this idea! Just to clarify, can you assign the headstone/urn to any dead Sim in the neighborhood?
Field Researcher
#5 Old 2nd Dec 2006 at 5:47 PM
Great idea
Forum Resident
#6 Old 2nd Dec 2006 at 9:06 PM
Where can I buy it(in the game?)
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#7 Old 2nd Dec 2006 at 10:51 PM
Yes you can assign any ghost to this grave and it is found under miscellaneous for $150. It has to have a price cause it's sellable now.
Test Subject
#8 Old 3rd Dec 2006 at 2:31 PM
I love this but how did u get the grave to be white and gold?
Plz cos i wanna know!

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Lab Assistant
#9 Old 3rd Dec 2006 at 3:36 PM
There should be a menu option.
Field Researcher
#10 Old 7th Dec 2006 at 7:18 PM
Quote:
I couldn't manage to coax the grave into switching between urn and grave upon placement or upon demand, so I've made it so when you change the appearance, it becomes an urn inside and a grave if on the ground outside. Once you've got it how you like it, it will stay that way until you change the model again.


I couldn't get this to work. It didn't matter if I placed it inside or outside, it was an urn. No matter how many times I changed it's appearance or what appearance I changed it to, it still remained an urn.
Field Researcher
#11 Old 8th Dec 2006 at 5:39 AM
YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY! I was wondering when we would get an update to this!
Field Researcher
#12 Old 8th Dec 2006 at 6:52 PM
Now is we can only get the author to respond to the thread!
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#13 Old 9th Dec 2006 at 12:15 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by raynuss
I couldn't get this to work. It didn't matter if I placed it inside or outside, it was an urn. No matter how many times I changed it's appearance or what appearance I changed it to, it still remained an urn.


Okay, if you place the urn outside on the ground, it should become a grave when you click to change the appearance. But if it's outside and happens to be sitting on something, then it will stay an urn. Do you know what I mean?

If you want it to sit on something, and be a grave, you'll need to place it on the ground first, change appearance, then move the grave onto the table.
Field Researcher
#14 Old 9th Dec 2006 at 8:57 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by cathair2005
Okay, if you place the urn outside on the ground, it should become a grave when you click to change the appearance. But if it's outside and happens to be sitting on something, then it will stay an urn. Do you know what I mean?

If you want it to sit on something, and be a grave, you'll need to place it on the ground first, change appearance, then move the grave onto the table.


Like I said, THIS DOESN'T WORK!!!!! No matter if it's on the ground or not, changing the appearance doesn't make it change into a grave stone. It's ALWAYS an urn, inside or outside, on the ground or on a surface, no matter what!!
Lab Assistant
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Lab Assistant
#15 Old 10th Dec 2006 at 1:03 AM
yea it dosent show up for me either i looked in all the miscellaneous catagories and nothing!! I downloaded it like 5times allready AND NOTHING EACH TIME ....i really want this!!! could somebody help?

edit: i have pets could that be the problem?
Field Researcher
#16 Old 10th Dec 2006 at 9:44 AM
It works perfectly for me, and it changes shape properly too, and I do have Pets installed. Its an urn in the catalogue.
Test Subject
#17 Old 8th Jan 2007 at 5:36 PM
"Finally, if you have any GRAVE concURNS about this object"
come on..lol.

Despite all my rage,I'm still just a rat in a cage..
"Bullet With Butterfly Wings"-Smashing Pumpkins
Test Subject
#18 Old 31st Jan 2007 at 11:58 PM
I have OFB and last happy holiday stuff i installed this gravematters in downloads but when i launch the game at the loading screen it gives an error than terminates the application


AND THANKS FOR THIS OBJECT ITS SO COOL BUT I CANT USE (((
Test Subject
#19 Old 15th Jul 2007 at 9:26 AM
i have just got seasons and it dosent work anymore is there any chance of a update soon?
Alchemist
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Alchemist
#20 Old 6th Jun 2010 at 6:13 PM
It works fine for me, but when I resurrect a sim (Broke) he is invisible. Changing clothes or appearances doesn't change anything.

I found out what the problem is. Now it works really fine!

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#21 Old 26th Dec 2011 at 2:37 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by lientebollemeis
It works fine for me, but when I resurrect a sim (Broke) he is invisible. Changing clothes or appearances doesn't change anything.

I found out what the problem is. Now it works really fine!


I'm glad you figured it out & I do realize it's been a year since, but could you share what the solution was? (if you happen to remember)