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Sim Invisible and game Crashes, Help! [SOLVED]

Post by chibimunchi on Mon 27 May 2013, 09:17

I re-downloaded sims 3(with all expansions expect for supernatural and seasons) a few days ago and everything worked fine, but as we know in sims all good things must end.

I just teleported my sim to a gig location and gave her the task of auditioning for a gig.
As soon as she changed to her work wear she became invisible.
(This has happened before in the past so I didn't think much of it, I thought I would just change her outfit)
BUT, this time she could not move or do any of the actions I gave her. I even tried teleporting her away from that area but she just invisibly stands there.
So I saved the game, which in hindsight I shouldn't have, thinking it might be fixed when I came back but she still can't move and is still invisible.
I tried to the resetsim and nothing happened and it crashed, even worse now the game crashes everytime I go onto that sim for 10 seconds.

I took off all my mods and set the game to run admin but it still happens.

I quit the game once because I got tired of its random problems, I don't want to again.

Please, any suggestions?
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Re: Sim Invisible and game Crashes, Help! [SOLVED]

Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Mon 27 May 2013, 09:24

Hello,

Do you have Master Controller? If you don't, please get this mod and use it to perform a hard reset of the entire town. That interaction is available in game from the menu on city hall.

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Re: Sim Invisible and game Crashes, Help! [SOLVED]

Post by chibimunchi on Mon 27 May 2013, 10:41

Wow that worked! Thank you so much! Now I can sleep Surprised

Lets hope it doesn't crash when I start playing it again Smile



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Re: Sim Invisible and game Crashes, Help! [SOLVED]

Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Mon 27 May 2013, 11:36

Hello,

Good to hear! Please let us know the final result.

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Re: Sim Invisible and game Crashes, Help! [SOLVED]

Post by chibimunchi on Mon 27 May 2013, 22:14

The game is running fine but my sim still turns invisible and can't move when switching to her level 8 career wear, she is a singer.
I do the sim reset and I can see her again but she can't work now because she won't move.

should I just give her another career or is there another way to fix this?

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Re: Sim Invisible and game Crashes, Help! [SOLVED]

Post by invalidusername on Mon 27 May 2013, 22:38

Did you ever, by any chance, change her career outfit, by adding a custom one? This has been known to cause a lot of career related issues with Showtime.
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Re: Sim Invisible and game Crashes, Help! [SOLVED]

Post by chibimunchi on Tue 28 May 2013, 00:32

Before this happened I never did anything to her career outfit. After it happened I tried but she was invisible even in the plan outfit and I could not add another work outfit, because she was invisible and it gave no clothing option.

She got married and has a few days off, maybe that's why?

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Re: Sim Invisible and game Crashes, Help! [SOLVED]

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Tue 28 May 2013, 00:43

chibimunchi wrote:Before this happened I never did anything to her career outfit. After it happened I tried but she was invisible even in the plan outfit and I could not add another work outfit, because she was invisible and it gave no clothing option.

She got married and has a few days off, maybe that's why?

I'm not sure, but my sister actually played with a sim in the singer career. Although the sim was visible, she couldn't move the sim while performing a gig. A lot of people have problems in that career, so it seems that EA have screwed up there No.

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Re: Sim Invisible and game Crashes, Help! [SOLVED]

Post by chibimunchi on Tue 28 May 2013, 09:43

Then I'll just not go any further in that career then. Sad

There has been no problems with the game all day, in fact it runs smoother now!

Thanks for all the help!


Helper edit: Good to hear ir Smile Topic is closed.
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