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Sims 4 Better Father Winter

by Jessica P
Sims 4 Better Father Winter

Sims 4 Better Father Winter

Added French translation to all the files




It always stroke me as strange that Father Winters comes to your house at 20:00/8PM and that you have to ask him for a present in order to fulfil the holiday goal about him. I have sorta always thought he would come at midnight while people slept, and that your sims had a better reaction to actually seeing him. So I changed that. Now he arrives at 23:00/11PM, you just have to "Watch" him to complete the tradition about him and your sims now gets moodlets depending on their age.



What does this mod do?

Quite a few things, actually:

Father Winter will now arrive at 23:00/11PM instead of 20:00/8PM. I originally wanted him to arrive at midnight, but I noticed he was taking his sweet time getting to your sims house if you didn’t have a chimney (EA’s doing, not the mod) and since the holiday ends at 2AM I wanted to make sure people had time enough.

Your sims will now have the option to "Watch" him. You can find it under "Friendly" interaction and your sims does not need to be introduced to him first, it will be there straight from the bat (It has a little party hat icon if that helps).
Doing so will complete the holiday tradition (Father Winter) and give your sims a buff and a moodlet depending on their age(Picture above for reference). Their age also take into account how long the buff last for, toddlers will probably forget quicker while children will remember it for a while.
I made the buff quite powerful’ish, it is a special thing afterall, but let me know if it’s too powerful and I can potentially make a toned down version.

Your sims can still complete the tradition by asking for a present or fight him. I didn’t change that.

If you have Lumpinou’s Mood Pack, your sims will get custom moods that I feel fits better with their reaction. Bit fret not, there is a Basegame plus Season option for those that do not.

red cross DO NOT CANCEL "Watch" ELSE THE BUFF WON’T APPLY! I reduced the time in which it takes for it to finish in order to compensate for it.



Installation and versions: PICK ONLY ONE!

BetterFatherWinter:
Only requires the basegame as well as season.

Unzip to your mod folder, either in the main mod folder or in a folder. Don’t do folder within folder etc etc.


BetterFatherWinterMoodPack
Requires basegame and season AS WELL as Lumpinou’s Mood pack, which you can download here Mood Pack.

Follow Lumpinou’s installation guide on how to install the Mood Pack.

With mine, you unzip to your mod folder, either in the main mod folder or in a folder. Don’t do folder within folder etc etc.


BetterFatherWinterNoTimeChange:
BetterFatherWinterMoodPackNoTimeChange
These two are the same as their counterparts except I left the time Father Winter arrives to default, so 20:00/8PM as per request.
Installation is the same and remember the Mood Pack requires Lumpinou’s Mood Pack.



Conflicts:
Mod will conflict with any mod that alters the following tunings:
(The NoTimeChange versions does not contain the TalkToFatherWinter HolidayTradition XML)



Credit:
As usually a bunch of wonderful people to thanks.
MizoreYukii.
Adeepindigo.
Lot51.
LeRoiDeTout.
Lumpinou – For the Mood Pack.

Translations:
Caradriel – French.



More info
While I will make sure that the important updates are announced here as well regarding to the mod, I do have a Patreon where I post things like WIP, or if any upcoming issues/update on mods are coming soon. Of course once it is released I WILL update here as well.
Everything on my patreon is 100% free and will remain so. Patreon

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