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Picked upload! Townie Body Diversity

by Nysha Posted 24th Sep 2017 at 8:50 PM - Updated 10th Oct 2017 at 12:41 AM by Nysha
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Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
The other day, iCad pointed out on tumblr that it's boring that all townies are thin, never fat or fit - and as soon as she'd said it, it started bugging me too. So I've made this set of mods, which will make various different types of townies spawn with a variety of body shapes - as in this illustrative group photo of the new dormies at Sim State Dormitory!

With these mods installed, whenever the game makes a new townie, it will roll a die to decide whether the townie should be fat, fit or thin. Existing townies won't be affected - only new townies.

There are four different files included with this mod, and you can use them all together, or just pick the ones you want. They are:
  • TownieBodyDiversity - this affects townies, downtownies and AL social group townies.
  • TownieBodyDiversity_Dormies - this affects dormies.
  • TownieBodyDiversity_BVLocals - this affects locals in BV destinations (but not tourists).
  • TownieBodyDiversity_NPCs - this affects all NPCs, e.g. cashiers, bartenders, maids, professors etc.

If you have Ultimate Collection, or your latest EP is AL or M&G, download Townie Body Diversity.7z. If you don't have all the EPs, I've included versions for other EP configs in the "Legacy Versions" file - pick the version for your latest EP. TownieBodyDiversity_BVLocals works for all EPs (as long as you have BV) so there is only one version of that one. Obviously, don't use the Dormies mod if you don't have Uni.

I also recommend downloading this fix from Jawusa in order to prevent your fat waiters from exploding.

For those who are concerned about loading times, it's safe to combine these files into one using SimPE.

These mods do not conflict with notownieregen, nodormieregen or Cyjon's There Can Be Only One (Professor), and any townies/dormies/professors that are allowed to spawn by those mods will get a chance to be fat or fit.


Additional Credits:
MSD, for also having this annoying problem.

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Townie Body Diversity.7z 1.4 KB 2,865 24th Sep 2017
Townie Body Diversity - Legacy Versions.7z 2.1 KB 803 24th Sep 2017
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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:
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Windows Vista/7/8: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\


4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files(x86)\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Origin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins

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