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The Starter Legacy 3.2

Posted by psitticism on 2013.05.21 at 11:01


madame_ugly at 2013-05-23 11:05 (UTC) (Link)
It worked. I now have a chicken coop in my game. The process was really easy. The hardest part? I had to get the admin password for my computer from my hubby. Oh, and I didn't have winzip (to unpack the .rar downloads) so I had to get a freebie version. Again, not HARD but just a few extra steps.

I followed these instructions: http://pixelpixies.tumblr.com/installcc

I didn't have time to play at all but I did go into my game and check out the coop briefly and it appears to be working just fine. It was making noises and I saw hens and my sim could interact with the coop.

The only drawback I can see to adding cc as .package files is they seem to be more "laggy" than sims3packs. From what I was reading, the game reads EACH file separately so if you have a ton it takes a while to read them all and causes lag. So if you have a lot of .package you should probably get a cc manager to bundle them to make the reading process faster. I'm going to read up a bit more on that to see if there is some magic number when things start to get laggy. I'd like to add a bit more cc to my game (hairs and clothes mostly) but not if it's going to slow my game.
psitticism at 2013-05-23 14:19 (UTC) (Link)
Thanks for all the info! Really good to know! I'll have to try it out. I do have a few package files already, mostly hairs. I haven't noticed any lag, although my game is laggier in general since I installed Pets. Don't think that has anything to do with package files, though.
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