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#1 Old 28th Feb 2022 at 12:24 PM Last edited by olomaya : 2nd Mar 2022 at 12:04 PM.
Default Tester Wanted: Religion Skill/Career
Hello,

I'm looking for testers/feedback for my religion mod. You will need Battery's Script Utility in order for this to work (not CTD) and CCLoader for the custom harvestable to show up.

Background:
There are two religions: Peteran (loosely based on TSM) and Omiscan (very loosely based on Jungle Adventures). Each one has its own skill, both are hidden but you will see the progress bar and get notifications upon leveling up or down. The skills should decay over time. Sims can pray and make offerings to the deities (omisca) based on their respective skill levels. The Peteran religion skill has a Priest career which you join at the mausoleum and can unlock interactions/features based on skill levels. Sims can also attend church service at the mausoleum RH or make tithe offerings there to gain their skills, as well as read sacred texts which you can buy at the bookstore.

Files & Objects:
You need to install the following package files: olomaya_religion_Peteran (needed for both religions), olomaya_religion_Omiscan, olomaya_banisteria_herb (if you're playing the Omiscan religion)
I've included Mspoodle's lovely TSM converted Peteran Pulpit (Hobbies) and Prayer stone (Sculptures) which I've added my scripts to as well as a Peteran Text (Misc Decor) object which serves as a lesson/FAQ to get more information about it. For the omiscan skill, I've added the script to ATS Sandy's JA totems but you can copy and paste the scripts to any objects you want to use depending on how you want to express the religions.

Tester Feedback:
It would be helpful to get feedback on the following: 1) skill gain and decay rates (too fast? too slow?); 2) any issues playing the Priest career with Ultimate Careers; 3) any bug feedback, particularly if you get null interactions (your Sim cannot interact with any other Sims). If you have ErrorTrap and get a null interaction, select on the Sim in your relationship panel and it should create an error report that will show the interaction causing the issue that you can send to me so I can fix.

Thanks in advance for anyone willing to help!
Download - please read all instructions before downloading any files!
File Type: zip olomaya_religions.zip (3.16 MB, 36 downloads)
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#2 Old 28th Feb 2022 at 1:10 PM
wow this sounds incredible, i’ve been hoping someone would make a mod like this!!! i’ll do some testing when i have some free time and report back! sounds like you’ve put a lot of effort into this, so thank you, i can’t wait to try it!
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#3 Old 28th Feb 2022 at 10:59 PM
Thanks! Looking forward to getting your feedback
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#4 Old 3rd Mar 2022 at 1:18 PM Last edited by omedapixel : 3rd Mar 2022 at 1:26 PM. Reason: emojis don’t show up
hi! i’ve played a bit with the mod in game and have a couple of errors that have come up - not sure if they’re an issue with the mod itself or a conflict with another mod i have installed?

i think it also might conflict with gamefreak’s job overhaul, as i didn’t get the “attend service” option at the mausoleum unless i uninstalled that mod (

- when i click on the peteran pulpit i get no interactions and a script error. i’m not sure if it’s because my sim didn’t have high enough religion skill?

- there seems to be a missing string when i click on the mausoleum. i think it’s the “donate” interaction but i’m not sure

- when going from peteran skill level 2 to 3 by reading the skill book, the pop up message was blank and my sim would act like he leveled up, but then didn’t? when i had my sim pray to level up, it seemed to work normally.

- i don’t have the option to join the priest career at all and it’s not a career option even in the Nraas menu

i will sort through my mods and see if there’s a conflict and let you know!

i also want to say i love the parts that are working!! the text for all the books and notifications are fantastic and well written! and i love that you can offer anything in the sims inventory to the omisca- my sim offered her digital camera and it was well received lol

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#5 Old 4th Mar 2022 at 3:02 PM Last edited by olomaya : 7th Mar 2022 at 6:06 PM.
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Originally Posted by omedapixel
hi! i’ve played a bit with the mod in game and have a couple of errors that have come up - not sure if they’re an issue with the mod itself or a conflict with another mod i have installed?

i think it also might conflict with gamefreak’s job overhaul, as i didn’t get the “attend service” option at the mausoleum unless i uninstalled that mod (


Thanks so much for all this feedback! I will look at the job overhaul mod (I don't have it installed in my game) to see where the potential conflict could be.

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- when i click on the peteran pulpit i get no interactions and a script error. i’m not sure if it’s because my sim didn’t have high enough religion skill?


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Originally Posted by omedapixel
- i don’t have the option to join the priest career at all and it’s not a career option even in the Nraas menu


So please allow me to put a giant DUNCE cap on my head and go stand in a corner. I forgot to include the Peteran Career file in the download folder.
So I'm guessing that might be the reason why it's not showing up,.  I've attached it here, sorry again, and yes, using the pulpit is skill locked to priests only at Level 5 to give sermons and then you can give "fiery" sermons at Peteran Level 6/Charisma Level 5.

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- there seems to be a missing string when i click on the mausoleum. i think it’s the “donate” interaction but i’m not sure  

Argh, thought I had fixed this already but guess not!

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Originally Posted by omedapixel
- when going from peteran skill level 2 to 3 by reading the skill book, the pop up message was blank and my sim would act like he leveled up, but then didn’t? when i had my sim pray to level up, it seemed to work normally.

Hmm, I haven't seen this before. I'll try to recreate in my game to see if I can figure out the issue.

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i also want to say i love the parts that are working!!   the text for all the books and notifications are fantastic and well written! and i love that you can offer anything in the sims inventory to the omisca- my sim offered her digital camera and it was well received lol

Yay, I'm glad you're enjoying the parts that aren't borked so far, lol! Will do some research to make the above fixes.
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File Type: zip PeteranReligion_Career.zip (33.0 KB, 17 downloads)
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#6 Old 6th May 2022 at 6:15 PM
Wow, this looks fabulous, and wonderful for my current medieval game.

One thing I was thinking, and I haven't loaded the mod up yet, is that I really want to simulate religion being a social center for my medieval neighborhood. I currently use the Fake Religion mod, which just changes the Art Gallery and related strings to Church, and I've been holding parties at the "Church" every Sunday morning. Mostly the part I like about using the art gallery is that it attracts a fair amount of visitors, so my sims can go to church to pray and run into inactives there.

If the church is a graveyard instead of an art gallery, does it get many inactive visitors?

Going to load this up to play around as soon as I can!

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#7 Old 12th May 2022 at 7:47 AM
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If the church is a graveyard instead of an art gallery, does it get many inactive visitors?

I’d like to know about this too. Additionally, in some EA worlds the graveyard is on the outskirts of town and can have a somewhat spooky theme. Would it be possible to have these interactions available at another rabbithole in addition to the Mausoleum? Like maybe the Vault of Antiquity for those who have Supernatural installed. That might mesh better with other community lot types that draw in more visitors.

Overall, I’m excited to try this mod out since I didn’t get a chance to play Medieval. There are quite a few mechanics from that game that caught my attention and it’s cool to see this project take shape with one of them. You’re off to a great start already
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