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(Outdated - Fixed by Game Patches) Homework Fix

by scumbumbo Posted 23rd Jan 2016 at 8:07 AM - Updated 5th Feb 2018 at 10:56 PM by scumbumbo
February 06, 2020 - Scumbumbo has passed on but his work and memories are still being kept alive by many of those whose lives he has touched. To download fixes for his mods, please check <a href=""></a> and please direct any questions or concerns to his discord channel linked there.
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This mod is no longer needed in game, the bugs it addressed have been fixed by game patches


It used to be just teens who left homework lying around all the time, but now the children do too! EAxis added code to the homework actions which was designed to cause sims leave items on a surface (desk or table) when their next action was compatible with staying at that surface UNLESS they were in a cafe.

Unfortunately, that means the sim would leave their homework lying there when they did finally decide to leave the table or desk. Also, if they were doing homework anywhere else (not a surface) the sim would reset and drop the homework at their feet. Rather than trying to fix this "feature" I thought it best to just take it out, and that seems to work well.

This mod removes that code from all homework actions for both child and teen sims, and instead restores the old default of "just pick your damned homework up" all the time. Of course, this doesn't always work, because this is The Sims 4 - but it works far more reliably (100% in testing, but odds are it won't work everytime).

Compatibility and Installation Instructions

The initial release of this mod was written with The Sims 4 version (January 7, 2016 game patch), but should work with versions (December 4, 2015) and newer.

This is a simple XML tuning mod, so just extract the package file from the download zip file into your game's mods folder, or a subfolder.

Resource Overrides

This mod may cause conflicts with other mods which change the homework interactions for children and teens. Click the spoiler below for the list of all interactions which are overriden.

Additional Credits
Kuree and all the others at Sims4Group who have put together the S4PE tool

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Filename Size Downloads Date | Initial release of Homework Fix mod

Size: 25.6 KB · Downloads: 10,299 · 23rd Jan 2016
25.6 KB 10,299 23rd Jan 2016

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Expansion/Stuff packs required:
Sims 4

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Type: Fixed

Tags: #teen, #child, #homework, #bugfix