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#1 Old 16th Aug 2007 at 11:53 AM Last edited by angel f : 16th Aug 2007 at 12:38 PM.
Default Sims freezing in a Maxis house?!
Okay, i need your help.

I recently moved my sims into a Maxis created house, the Cape Cod Classic.
First time i notice this, my toddler was playing in the attic bedroom with her toys. Her temperature was low, so i gave her a bath. After that i didn't see it anymore, so i figured it was a bug.
Now her sister (teen) was painting a picture when i suddenly noticed she turned blue. She almost froze to death.

I've attached some pictures of the roof, but i can't see anything wrong with it.

Can anyone explain why my sims are freezing but no furniture snows over? It doesn't snow inside, it doesn't rain inside. They don't dress into outerwear when they enter the attick, but they do freeze...

EDIT: I tried replacing the roof, but that didn't solve it. I replaced the roof by dragging the long gabled roof across the whole upper floor (not sure if that info is needed).
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Field Researcher
#2 Old 16th Aug 2007 at 1:29 PM
It sounds like the attic aren't 100% enclosed by walls, however I've heard others complain about their attics not working after Seasons, so It could be a game glitch!
Have you tried to remove the Chimney to see if that corrects the problem?

Life's a game, so let's play!
Stupid people are stupid
Original Poster
#3 Old 16th Aug 2007 at 1:49 PM
Yup, doesn't help. I can't find any gaps. All walls show and cut away like they supposed to do.
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#4 Old 16th Aug 2007 at 3:27 PM
Maybe it's for realism. IME attics are always too hot in Summer and too cold in Winter

"You can do refraction by raymarching through the depth buffer" (c. Reddeyfish 2017)
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#5 Old 16th Aug 2007 at 3:57 PM
there's some info and a plausible solution for that in this thread
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=223637

"I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant and kindness from the unkind, yet, I'm ungrateful to those teachers. "- Kahlil Gibran
Stupid people are stupid
Original Poster
#6 Old 16th Aug 2007 at 4:59 PM
Thanks Megativity13, I had just figured it out myself. I went to post the solution here, but since it's already in that thread, i won't have to.
Lab Assistant
#7 Old 16th Aug 2007 at 8:57 PM
Well it would make sense most attics have no installation thanx megativity for the pointer just incase mine's start to freeze!

When you jump on your way down why do you ask yourself why did you jump?
Sometimes the quote 'think before you leap' comes in handy at that point
If you happen to see me down there you'll know I wasn't following my advice
Then we all know what happens...SPLAT!
Mad Poster
#8 Old 17th Aug 2007 at 5:09 AM
Linkage for roof and attic things:

A. build feature tutorials/hints/tips:
Bigger attics
http://www.modthesims2.com/member/s...ad.php?t=156028
roof Attic walls
http://www.modthesims2.com/showpost...02&postcount=12

1. weather-related (snow, hail, rain, outside or inside)
attics in seasons [abel1980]
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=223637
Info box indicating weather state @ build mode
http://www.modthesims2.com/showpost...957&postcount=6
seasons and roofing
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=233485
Sims freezing in a Maxis house
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=244718

2. cheat helps:
RESOURCE: Helpful roof slope angles
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=228157

3. build feature helps:
How Do I Make This Roooooof?
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=232043
%$%*$( ROOF &(*&*__^$
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=243574
Stupid people are stupid
Original Poster
#9 Old 17th Aug 2007 at 9:31 AM
Niol, i should have pm-ed you. Lol.
Field Researcher
#10 Old 17th Aug 2007 at 9:43 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by angel f
Niol, i should have pm-ed you. Lol.

Yes Niol always have a handful helping links, always use the Nioogle search engine :D

Life's a game, so let's play!
Mad Poster
#11 Old 18th Aug 2007 at 5:08 AM Last edited by niol : 18th Aug 2007 at 5:14 AM.
:red face: . Just hope the links and infos at least may be helpful.

Besides, not always, probably just the common ones.
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