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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 9:53 AM - Updated 28th Oct 2013 at 8:08 PM by aikea guinea : EP update
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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


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: 26,483 · 26th Jun 2013
895 Bytes 26,483 26th Jun 2013
Aikea Guinea - No Drift Freecam Mod.rar | Camera mod in package form.

Size: 827 Bytes · Downloads: 68,264 · 22nd Jan 2010
827 Bytes 68,264 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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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 10:01 AM
Very useful. Thanks for sharing
Test Subject
#3 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 10:04 AM
Thank you very muuu-huu-uuuch! XD Finally, I can go to ground level now! Thanks Aikea! :D
Test Subject
#4 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 10:36 AM
thank you very much! :D
Test Subject
#5 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 10:36 AM
wicked awesome as always aikea. thanks much :D
Test Subject
#6 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 10:41 AM Last edited by Canoodle : 12th Jun 2009 at 4:14 PM. Reason: Off topic. Read the tutorials.
Thanks for this, it should come in handy for sure.

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Test Subject
#7 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 10:53 AM
This will make taking pics of my houses SO much easier!! Thanks!
Test Subject
#8 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 11:03 AM
Thanks so so much, this is exactly what I need it was driving me crazy not being able to tilt down below a certain point
Wiki Wizard
#9 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 11:42 AM
Finally a mod which i can use to take good pictures! thanks!

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Test Subject
#10 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 12:41 PM
YOU my friend are a godsend! *applause*

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Field Researcher
#11 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 12:46 PM
This is awesome! Is there a way to make a mod as involved as Gunmod's? I sure miss being able to scroll out and see the whole neighborhood! Thank you so much!
Test Subject
#12 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 1:04 PM
Graet! Thanks! Very useful

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Mad Poster
#13 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 1:33 PM
Thanks...I appreciate it...
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 1:43 PM
I hated that drift...thanks for dumping that. And why would EA add ceilings but not allow a good low angle shot? Anyway thanks for the mod.
Test Subject
#15 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 2:19 PM
I diff will be using this. The drifting is the main reason I haven't been able to play for long. Ty!
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 2:36 PM
I'll have to try this. The default camera settings are eeeevil.
#17 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 2:45 PM
I hated the drifting thing with a passion so this will come in handy, thanks!
Test Subject
#18 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 2:58 PM
YES i can now view my ceiling and now i can make better movies.

Test Subject
#19 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 3:07 PM
Where do you get the clothes from? wow
Field Researcher
#20 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 3:09 PM
Thank you thank you!! I can't wait to try this. The Sims 3 camera was bugging me to NO END.
Lab Assistant
#21 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 3:12 PM
Thank you! <3
Lab Assistant
#22 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 3:42 PM
Yes yes yeeess!! That is what I have been waiting for You made my day, thank you!

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Lab Assistant
#23 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 4:01 PM
OMG, thank you SO much! I can't wait to try it!
#24 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 4:37 PM
Excellent! The current camera makes my head spin!
Test Subject
#25 Old 12th Jun 2009 at 4:45 PM
I am soooooo grateful!!! That camera drift was/is annoying!! I hate not being able to take a pic of something w/o "hitting the right spot" UGH!!

You made my day as well!!!
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