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Post by Hanakazari on Tue 18 Nov 2014, 04:06

I open my game, I've been playing a while now, and all of the sudden, my panel wouldn't open. So, I look for a fix, and it suggests that saving the game with a different name and just playing the other game, will help. When I did that, I had no money, no sim image, no actions, and still no panel... Another suggestion suggested I deleted the other game and use the backup instead, not realizing my backup was from days ago, and have lost a lot of data on my original game. But I'm wondering if maybe I could get some help with my other game, I've saved as a different name. 

I have a few mods, but they've never interfered with the game play before.

Let me know if you can help

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Re: No Panel, suggested fix breaks saved game.

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Tue 18 Nov 2014, 06:09

@Hanakazari wrote:I open my game, I've been playing a while now, and all of the sudden, my panel wouldn't open. So, I look for a fix, and it suggests that saving the game with a different name and just playing the other game, will help. When I did that, I had no money, no sim image, no actions, and still no panel... Another suggestion suggested I deleted the other game and use the backup instead, not realizing my backup was from days ago, and have lost a lot of data on my original game. But I'm wondering if maybe I could get some help with my other game, I've saved as a different name. 

I have a few mods, but they've never interfered with the game play before.

Let me know if you can help

Hello Hanakazari,


Since you said your game worked well for a while, I assume you correctly applied the manual patch + Ultimate fix too...

Did you travel with your sim(s) somewhere, before this glitch occurred ? Like, into the future, the university town or into one of the holiday destinations (Shang Simla, Al-Simhara, Champs-les-Sims) ?

Or did you do any other "specific" in-game interaction before this glitch happened ? 

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Re: No Panel, suggested fix breaks saved game.

Post by Hanakazari on Wed 19 Nov 2014, 04:30

I did go to the University. I had just come back, went to sleep in the Dream Pod, had a dream, and saved the game and quit. I had just completed my second degree. 

I've never experienced this problem before.

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Re: No Panel, suggested fix breaks saved game.

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Wed 19 Nov 2014, 12:38

@Hanakazari wrote:I did go to the University. I had just come back, went to sleep in the Dream Pod, had a dream, and saved the game and quit. I had just completed my second degree. 

I've never experienced this problem before.


Try playing with your backup save, even if you lose some in-game progress. I'm afraid there's nothing much than can be done in your case. Savefile corruption can always happen, sorry. 

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For the future, try saving the game in shorter and more frequent intervals, and also make sure to backup your "Saves"-folder, regularly too (located in Documents/Electronic Arts/The Sims 3).

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Re: No Panel, suggested fix breaks saved game.

Post by Sim Architect on Thu 20 Nov 2014, 10:08

Carlos wrote:
@Hanakazari wrote:I did go to the University. I had just come back, went to sleep in the Dream Pod, had a dream, and saved the game and quit. I had just completed my second degree. 

I've never experienced this problem before.


Try playing with your backup save, even if you lose some in-game progress. I'm afraid there's nothing much than can be done in your case. Savefile corruption can always happen, sorry. 

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For the future, try saving the game in shorter and more frequent intervals, and also make sure to backup your "Saves"-folder, regularly too (located in Documents/Electronic Arts/The Sims 3).
What he said. I would also add that you should save with different names each time, so you have several levels of backup and, if anything goes wrong in a moment, you can always recover from the latest "good" backup available.

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