Can you do a post on all the weird/strange stuff found in SimPE for sims2? I’ve always been curious but I have no idea how to navigate it, and I’ve googled it but you seem to have more information on all things sims more so than I’ve been able to find via google

There’s actually a lot of content dummied out in the game files. While it may seem like I know a lot I actually have the people at Snootysims, ModTheSims, and The Cutting Room Floor to thank for that. You may have heard the (very widely circulated) lie that there was a fire in the server room at EA between the TS2′s release in late-2004 and it’s unveiling on the showroom floor at E3 2003. This, however, is completely untrue. As the design documents that were leaked have shown, the reason for the extended development time was actually about quality control. 

Here are some things that were either cut out early in development or later on that are referenced in SimPE:

1. Most people know rain was originally meant to be in the game. What most people don’t know is that you can get rain without Seasons because it was left in the game’s code. You can test out the original weather feature here.

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Can you do a post on all the weird/strange stuff found in SimPE for sims2? I’ve always been curious but I have no idea how to navigate it, and I’ve googled it but you seem to have more information on all things sims more so than I’ve been able to find via google

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Cousins Don’t Get Flagged As Family

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Maxis Arches Have Polygamy/Marriage Of Convenience Options

The social from Marhis’s arch has been modified and included as well to work with the maxis BG arch.

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Sims Who’ve Learned Fire Safety Extinguish Fire Instead Of Panicking

I hope you don’t mind that I decided to make them extinguish the fires – it didn’t make sense to me for them to not react at all.

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Crossposted from Tumblr http://sigmundsims.tumblr.com/post/181285501370

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