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Aging Mods

by simler90 Posted 8th Sep 2020 at 5:04 PM - Updated 11th Dec 2020 at 9:16 PM by simler90
21 Comments / replies (Who?) - 9 Feedback Posts, 12 Thanks Posts
There are a number of mods and fixes on this page related to aging in the Sims 2.

Aging Townie Aspiration Fix: Freetime added a feature that allows the player to age up townie sims whenever a currently played sim ages up (except when a teen ages up to young adult, and when a young adult ages up to adult on a university lot). The aging played sim needs to have met an eligible townie for the aging dialogue to appear. There is an issue with this feature. Whenever a currently played child ages up to teen, and when the player chooses child townies to age up to teen together with their played sim, the game forgets to give the newly aged-up teens new aspirations, leaving them stuck with the Grow Up aspiration. This mod fixes this issue. Whenever a townie child ages up through this feature, the game will allow the player to pick the newly aged-up teen townie's aspiration and turn-ons/offs.

Aging Birthday Party Fix: This mod makes it so that when the game decides to push a currently played sim to age up at 18:00 and later, the game will not immediately push the sim to age up if there is a birthday party going on. This allows you to throw a birthday party in the evening.

Aging Baby to Toddler Fix: There is an issue in the game with the automated Help with Birthday code which prevents sims from aging babies to toddlers, especially if the baby happens to be in a crib, but it can happen in other situations, too. What happens usually is that both sims freeze for a bit during the Help with Birthday interaction, then the interaction drops and gets replaced with the Hold interaction. Sometimes it may take hours or even days for sims to properly age babies to toddlers, so it is a serious problem. This mod should fix this problem once and for all.

You need the latest version of 7zip or WinRAR to get this mod.

Requirements: You will most likely need Apartment Life and/or M&G.
Age Transition/0x7F07FBBC/0x00001009
Sub - No Party?/0x7F07FBBC/0x00001015

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 Apartment Life + 1 SPs
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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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21 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 8 Feedback Posts, 12 Thanks Posts
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Mad Poster
#2 Old 8th Sep 2020 at 5:07 PM
Thank you, I have been frustrated with this feature for a long time !
#3 Old 8th Sep 2020 at 5:51 PM
Thanks so much for these mods!!!!
Field Researcher
#4 Old 8th Sep 2020 at 6:12 PM
it is a very useful and desired mod. Thank a lot.
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 8th Sep 2020 at 6:21 PM
Ah, yes, I love this! It always bothered me when my Sim aged during the party before reaching the cake. That automatically makes the score end up in disaster.
Test Subject
#6 Old 8th Sep 2020 at 8:24 PM
great mod Simler you are doing God's Work with these mods. I have a request for the next mod. Any way you could change the University Cafeteria worker time table ? I think it's unrealistic that the cafeteria worker starts at 4am until 12am. I was hoping you could change it to 6am to 5pm and at night the students have to look after themselves for hunger.
Lab Assistant
#7 Old 9th Sep 2020 at 4:46 AM
wow. This's what I was searching for! Thank you a lot ! :D
Mad Poster
#8 Old 9th Sep 2020 at 12:22 PM
Thankyou very much for these! I've been looking for fixes like these for a long time!
Mad Poster
#9 Old 9th Sep 2020 at 12:51 PM
There is a conflict between your AgingTownieAspirationFix and jase439's old no_adult_to_elder_al mod. Jase's mod is a purely cosmetic fix for elder sims' posture, so I removed it. It seems to be a popular mod, though, so I thought I'd let you know about the conflict.

File Type: BHAV
Procedure Name: Age Transition
Group ID: 0x7F07FBBC
Instance ID: 0x00001009
Packages Containing This Procedure:
Top Secret Researcher
#10 Old 9th Sep 2020 at 1:24 PM
Thanks for fixing a few issues I hoped I'd never have in my game.I worried that double aging might happen and cause a teen to age into an elder by accident becuase of a game bug and ddidn't have any way to fix the issue if it occured back then.
Test Subject
#11 Old 9th Sep 2020 at 10:01 PM
Thank You Thank You!!!
#12 Old 10th Sep 2020 at 2:49 AM
Would it be possible to just have the game give aged up townie teens a random aspiration? If I have to pick I'm just not going to do it at all and thus there will be no point in having the mod.
Test Subject
#13 Old 12th Sep 2020 at 9:52 PM
Late night birthday parties YAY!!!!!
Field Researcher
#14 Old 23rd Sep 2020 at 10:40 PM
Thanks so much! This glitch has bothered me for a long long time
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 23rd Sep 2020 at 11:55 PM
I love your work and how you keep popping up in the recent stuff. Nice consistency and dedication!
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 18th Oct 2020 at 12:44 AM
Thanks for this, you so often fix issues I didn't even know about but now can't live without your fixes haha!

I do have an issue though, The Aging Townie Aspiration Fix conflicts with piqiwi's Parenthood Mod due to both editing the Age Transition.

Here is what the conflict detector says:

Do you have any advice regarding this? Can it be resolved with load order or can they simply not be used together?
Lab Assistant
#17 Old 12th Dec 2020 at 5:57 PM
Thanks so much, especially for the baby birthday fix. It's been bothering me forever.
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 18th Feb 2021 at 3:26 AM
The baby to toddler aging mech has always been a hassle thanks for fixing this.
Test Subject
#19 Old 3rd May 2021 at 8:36 PM
Thanx, you're a life-saver !
Test Subject
#20 Old 26th May 2021 at 2:37 AM
I'm getting this error when using the Age Baby to Toddler mod, though the error only occurs when using the Sim Blenders Age Baby option. When I don't have your Age baby to toddler mod in my Downloads folder, the Sim Blender's Age Baby X option works fine. When I put your mod in, I get this error and your mod shows up as the cause in What Caused This ( Is there a way to fix it?
Download - please read all instructions before downloading any files!
File Type: txt ObjectError_E001_t27499.txt (97.4 KB, 5 downloads)
Field Researcher
#21 Old 30th May 2021 at 5:36 AM
Aging Baby to Toddler Fix: This mod needs updating to handle twins. Right now it doesn't. The first baby can be aged up, no problem, but there is no doing anything with the second. No cake option, no grow up option, no nothing.
Test Subject
#22 Old 13th Jun 2021 at 3:43 PM
Hi, just wondering if you had a chance to look into the error I posted in comment #20? No worries if you've just been busy, I was just wondering as you fixed an error I posted with the butler mod so I just wondered if you might have forgotten this one.