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No Drift/Lower Level Free Cam Camera Mod - Updated For Island Paradise/Patch 1.55

by aikea guinea Posted 12th Jun 2009 at 8:53 AM - Updated 28th Oct 2013 at 7:08 PM by aikea guinea : EP update
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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.

When I first got TS3, the camera movements made me physically ill within only a few minutes of playing. The first thing I did was start digging through directories until I found the camera file and quickly began making changes.

This is my camera mod for TS3. It gets rid of the 'drift' in freecam mode (tab), plus allows the camera to go down to ground level. It's not as involved as Gunmod's TS2 camera mod was, but hopefully it'll be useful for people. It's allowed me to actually play the game for more than ten minutes at a time, at any rate.

Want to get rid of the drift in normal camera mode? Buhudain has a fantastic live-camera mod that fixes the drift during game play!

Installation instructions: Install as you would any other custom content.

Updated 11.06.10 for Late Night
Updated 06.26.13 for Island Paradise - Please be sure to grab the 'IP' version if you find yourself having issues with the older file. (At this time I don't actually have Island Paradise, but I haven't heard from anyone that my updated version causes problems.)

Original file works with all EPs/SPs. Special package for Island Paradise now included.
Tested in all EPs with no problems.
Tags: #camera mod

Type:

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 3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
AikeaGuinea_NoDriftFreecamMod_IP.rar | Camera mod in package format for Island Paradise

Size: 895 Bytes · Downloads: 26,102 · 26th Jun 2013
895 Bytes 26,102 26th Jun 2013
Aikea Guinea - No Drift Freecam Mod.rar | Camera mod in package form.

Size: 827 Bytes · Downloads: 67,968 · 22nd Jan 2010
827 Bytes 67,968 22nd Jan 2010
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

See: Game Help:TS3 CC Basicswiki for a full guide!
 
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Test Subject
#26 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 4:14 PM
Yay! Now I can take better pictures of my non-walking toddlers. Thank you so much.
Lab Assistant
#27 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 4:16 PM
wicked! thanks muchly
Scholar
#28 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 4:42 PM
oh cool, trying this out right away! thanks!

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Lab Assistant
#29 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 5:12 PM
Thanks for this. Is it compatible with Awesomemod? I'm still not sure whether one can combine mods or not.
Lab Assistant
#30 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 5:12 PM
Thanks so much fro sharing! I was getting a bit seasick wi the old cameras lol...am so greatful xx

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Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#31 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 5:18 PM
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Originally Posted by nillionaire
Where do you get the clothes from? wow

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Originally Posted by M0rgaine
Thanks for this. Is it compatible with Awesomemod? I'm still not sure whether one can combine mods or not.

Yes; I installed Awesomemod last night and played the game with this file in, no problems.

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Lab Assistant
#32 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 6:12 PM
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Originally Posted by aikea guinea
Yes; I installed Awesomemod last night and played the game with this file in, no problems.


Great, thanks again! I hope we will see some of your fantastic creations for TS3, when the needed tools are developed...?
Lab Assistant
#33 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 6:14 PM
Yep, default camera makes me nutty enough to open up the Sims 2 and analyze the differences--can't wait to try this

Thanks so much!

Suzanne

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Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#34 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 6:24 PM
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Originally Posted by M0rgaine
Great, thanks again! I hope we will see some of your fantastic creations for TS3, when the needed tools are developed...?


Absolutely! :D

you stare at my shoulders
are you surprised to see one more devil 
where angel wings should be..?
Lab Assistant
#35 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 6:26 PM
Wow thank you so much!!!
The default camera in TS3 is just wicked. Instead of playing the game, I keep trying to get used to the camera. Now thanks to your mod I'll finally get to enjoy playing!
Lab Assistant
#36 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 6:30 PM
Woah!, thank you so much for this :D
Test Subject
#37 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 7:07 PM
Thank you! This helped me MUCH BETTER! Btw, your person reminds me of Jhonen Vasquez O.O
Test Subject
#38 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 7:19 PM
WOW! Thanks so much. We're saved! Really... the default camera sux.
Lab Assistant
#39 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 7:56 PM
YES! Thank you soooo much! I was getting literally ill trying to build. You saved the day. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
Test Subject
#40 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 8:04 PM
So freakin' glad I wasn't the only one getting physically sick from playing due to the camera drift. Thank you!!!
Test Subject
#41 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 8:35 PM
Great idea! Now I don't have to starve myself before playing!
Lab Assistant
#42 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 11:00 PM
I might try it, and thanks!
Lab Assistant
#43 Old 13th Jun 2009 at 2:42 AM
I forgot to comment over at GoS (I nabbed it then) but WOW does it make a huge difference in cameraman mode! You're my hero :D
Test Subject
#44 Old 13th Jun 2009 at 5:10 AM
Thank youuuuu! <3 So awesome.
Mad Poster
#45 Old 13th Jun 2009 at 7:47 AM
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Originally Posted by aikea guinea
Absolutely! :D


Yay! I am trying to be patient, but the possibilities have me going bonkers!

I am so thankful, I hate the camera in this game. Now I can make some good shots with excellent angles! Glad you shared this one

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Lab Assistant
#46 Old 13th Jun 2009 at 7:49 AM
One thing is really annoying me with TS3 camera, when I go from sim to mapview, it doesn't remember the angle and camera setting I had on the sim before I went, is this going to fix this or not???

Dooglebear
Test Subject
#47 Old 13th Jun 2009 at 8:23 AM
excelente!! now take picture give me more space for shotting, gracias!
Test Subject
#48 Old 13th Jun 2009 at 9:17 AM
Thank you SO much. This is totally awesome and has made my Sims3 life so much better.
Test Subject
#49 Old 13th Jun 2009 at 9:33 AM
Thank you so much, Aikea! This is badly needed. I too was having headache playing around with the cams. This will come in handy! ^_^

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Lab Assistant
#50 Old 13th Jun 2009 at 12:13 PM
Thanks so much for this - hopefully no more jumping camera when trying to line up a shot now! YAY!

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