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Posted 10th Feb 2018 at 1:10 PM - Updated 27th May 2018 at 12:07 PM by Lamare : new lot link - Viewed 29828 times. Direct link to this thread
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This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Who goes on vacation
- Normally, only humans from child to elder can travel to vacation destinations.
This mod allows to add:
Practically everyone except babies.
- take their household members
- invite pets and toddlers from other families as guest vacationers (provided they're friends)
How they get there
So, a sim has booked vacation and airport shuttle has arrived.
- Grown-up pets get in the van and take a seat.
- Kids and older humans walk with their suitcases and take a seat in the van as well.
- If toddlers, puppies and kittens are free from any containers and can move around, they crawl near the car and poof. Otherwise they disappear from their beds/chairs/person's hands/whatever's holding them. If they can't get near the car for any reason, they just poof. In any case, rugrats will be linked to vacation party and appear at destination with everyone else.
- On arrival, little ones just appear near the airport shuttle after it stops. Everyone else gets out the van through doors, as usual.
- So, just to be clear, there's no animation for getting in and out airport shuttle van for toddlers, puppies and kittens, but they travel as well as others.
What they do
This depends on what your vacation sub-hood has to offer! :P
- If you decide to go on vacation community lot without toddlers, you'll be offered nanny services before you go (even in hotels). Pets don't need nannies.
- This mod can be used with 'Allow puppy kitten toddler riders' mod that allows to go to community lots with little ones. It's not needed for my mod to work, but I recommend it or some similar mod.
- Toddlers and pets don't go on tours. It's not very appropriate for them to get in a helicopter to explore ancient woods or whatever.
- Pets do not receive vacation benefits, even though it looks like you pick them in a dialog. Toddlers do receive them.
- The mod requires either Ultimate Collection or BV + AL/M&G
- Clear game's cache and your 'hoods once you installed it and before running the game.
- I tested different situations, but I'm not perfect. If you catch any bugs, please let me know.
- If you've been testing the file from this CFF thread, you can keep it. The difference is I compressed the resources.
- The mod may conflict with other mods that alter the same resources. When in doubt - run HCDU.
Does NOT conflict with:
- df_allow_puppy_kitten_toddler_riders (even though HCDU says so. I made sure it's OK)
BHAV | 0x42484156 0x7FC92A9D 0x00001033 | Get in T - Pet Count
BHAV | 0x42484156 0x7FC92A9D 0x00001013 | Get in T - BPC Count
BHAV | 0x42484156 0x7FC92A9D 0x0000102B | Test - Can this neighbor go on vacation?
BHAV | 0x42484156 0x7FC92A9D 0x0000102D | Sub - Load Family To Invite List
BHAV | 0x42484156 0x7F8BB661 0x00001010 | CT - Give
BHAV | 0x42484156 0x7F26D1B9 0x00001005 | Interaction - Get In
BHAV | 0x42484156 0x7F26D1B9 0x00001105 | Interaction - Get Out
BHAV | 0x42484156 0x7F26D1B9 0x00001006 | CT - Spawn Route Accessory
TTAB | 0x54544142 0x7F26D1B9 0x00000080 | Airport shuttle actions
TTAB | 0x54544142 0x7F7BD09B 0x00000001 | Lot Transitions actions
TTAB | 0x54544142 0x7F0136DC 0x00000001 | Go Somewhere actions
Tips on building pet & toddler friendly hotels
Keep in mind:
- Sims can't get bottles from mini-fridge (unless modded). They can get toddler mush from it when toddler is in a high chair, though.
- Puppies, kittens and toddlers normally can't use stairs.
- To save space and money, you can put only sleeping items inside paid rooms, and the rest can go in special parenting rooms, play rooms and some kind of pet rooms.
- Don't forget to place vital items for pets and toddlers.
- food bowl
- pet bed or house
- bathtub or shower-tub to bathe dogs
- optional - pet toys and litterbox
- crib or toddler bed
- bathtub or shower-tub
- optional - changing table, high chair, potty chair and toys
Optional downloads that might be useful
- Buy/build mode enabler mod to use inventory even where it's normally not available.
- Allow puppy kitten toddler riders mod to take rugrats to community lots.
- Custom mini-fridge that allows to get bottles: The SupaFridge.
- MoonlightDragons never ending sippy cups (can't find a link).
Pet & toddler friendly vacation lots:
- Dog friendly hotel Rover's Relax by CatherineTCJD
- 3 Lakes - Beach hotel by MyWickedSims
Hope to see more of such lots! Will be filling this list over time.
- The Sims 2
- - Photoshop
- MTS & wiki
- and I thank Kukamuukaanmuka and CatherineTCJD for giving it a test before I uploaded
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Expansion / Stuff Packs Required
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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: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).
3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
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The creator also recommends you check the following:
Allow puppy kitten toddler riders
Dog friendly hotel Rover's Relax by CatherineTCJD