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Toddlers Can Use Stairs

by lizcandor Posted 27th Apr 2021 at 8:22 PM - Updated 3rd May 2021 at 5:09 AM by lizcandor : Description updates
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Free your sims from carrying their toddlers up and down stairs! They have better things to do!

This is a combination script, tuning, and default replacement mod that lets toddlers use stairs.

The default replacement part replaces the StairHelper object's OBJK with a version pointing to a custom Stairs class that toddlers can interact with. If this mod is inserted into an ongoing game, existing stairs may need to be deleted and re-purchased for the replacement to take effect.

The tuning part edits the LocomotionConfig XML to insert stairs animations for toddlers, demonstrated in the gifs above. Toddlers who have learned to walk will use the slightly faster standing animations, while those who haven't will crawl.

The script part (in addition to letting toddlers use stairs at all) replaces the Go Here interaction and toddlers’ interactions with some of the objects they can use, lifting the restriction that blocks those interactions from being used by a toddler not on the same level of the lot as the object in question. (See Conflicts for the list of un-restricted interactions)

Expected Updates
  • Animations will be upgraded once my skills improve enough - this has been my first attempt at animating, so think of the current animations as a beta version.
  • Currently, only straight staircases have been unlocked for toddlers' use; spiral staircases to come, they have separate code.
  • Stairs will be unlocked for kittens and puppies once I learn to animate pet rigs.

This mod will conflict with any others that edit the LocomotionConfig XML or replace the OBJK of the StairHelper object. It also seems to conflict with the NRaas NoCD mod, unclear why.

It may also overwrite the effects of mods to the Play interactions on the xylophone and pegbox, the Play With interactions on toy box toys and stuffed animals, the Play With Blocks interaction on the activity table, the Use interaction on the potty chair, and (toddlers’ version of) the Read interaction on toddler books.

There are two versions available to download, one compatible with NRaas GoHere and one not; only install one. Don’t install the GoHere-compatible version if you don’t have GoHere, it will not work and may crash your game. If you use the non-GoHere-compatible version with GoHere, nothing bad will happen, but it'll undo some of the improvements GoHere applies to the Go Here interaction.

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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See: Game Help:TS3 CC Basicswiki for a full guide!
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Mad Poster
#26 Old 29th Apr 2021 at 6:11 PM
Wonderful to still see massive game-changer mods being made for TS3- thank you!
Lab Assistant
#27 Old 29th Apr 2021 at 9:45 PM
Can you please make a version that is compatible with Twoftmama's Route Fix mod too? Thanks
Test Subject
#28 Old 30th Apr 2021 at 11:51 PM
How spectacular is this? I think you're a genius, yeah! Thank you!
Forum Resident
#29 Old 1st May 2021 at 12:40 AM
No FRICKEN WAY!!!! This is amazing!!!! Thank you. Downloading NOW!!!
Test Subject
#30 Old 1st May 2021 at 11:38 AM
Test Subject
#31 Old 1st May 2021 at 11:30 PM
It's such a wonderful thing, thank you for making this mod and sharing. Another little dream coming true.
Test Subject
#32 Old 2nd May 2021 at 3:43 AM
Yay!! Now I can have the nursery upstairs and not worry about toddlers being stuck at the top at the stairs when they need to be picked up! Thank you
Field Researcher
#33 Old 2nd May 2021 at 9:59 PM
It doesn't work with Nrass NoCD. The game asks for the CD if I keep it.
But wonderful mod anyways.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#34 Old 3rd May 2021 at 5:06 AM
Originally Posted by LucieSims
It doesn't work with Nrass NoCD. The game asks for the CD if I keep it.
But wonderful mod anyways.

Oh, how strange. I'll update the compatibility section to note that, thanks for letting me know!
Lab Assistant
#35 Old 4th May 2021 at 5:43 AM
Default Warning !
lizcandorToddlerIndependence_NRaasGoHereVersion is no compatible with ShimrodsDoTheLocomotionPregnant+Elder150 mod

Note : Beware of ShimrodsDoTheLocomotionPregnant+Elder150 may to mess up with Ice Skating or Roller Animations , specially with "Spin with..." sims will no longer spin with other sims, (At least Spin lonely works) instead they are just standing, with no move, actually , "ShimrodsDoTheLocomotionPregnant+Elder150" cause that, but not your mod, just tested it
Mad Poster
#36 Old 4th May 2021 at 9:56 AM
Seems to conflict with Cherry92's Toddler Interactions mod.

Sanity is overrated.

Nitromon is a type of Pokemon encountered in the Pokemon Nitrome Version series.

There. Mystery solved.
Lab Assistant
#37 Unread 5th May 2021 at 5:56 AM
finally, i've been waiting for such a mod for ages thank you so much :)
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