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Keep Books After Publishing v5

by scumbumbo Posted 4th Dec 2014 at 4:53 AM - Updated 31st Dec 2018 at 2:27 AM by scumbumbo : Bugfix
110 Comments / replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts, 23 Thanks Posts
Updated 12-30-2018 --- Version 5 has the bug fixed which was preventing publishing cook books or skill books. As always, be sure to remove any old version of the mod when you update!

Description

This mod for The Sims 4 will make a sim keep a copy of a book after the book is published. Self-written books in the sim's inventory which have already been submitted to a publisher or the literary digest cannot be republished and will be grayed out.

Installation Instructions

Just unzip the package file to your Mods folder as usual.

This mod may cause conflicts with other mods which change the book publishing actions. Due to the wide variety of mods and sources for them, it is unlikely I will be able to help you with such a conflict. If there is a conflict, either one or both mods may fail to work properly.

This mod requires The Sims 4 to be patched to at least version 1.48.94 (December 20, 2018).



Additional Credits:
Kuree and all the others at Sims4Group who have put together the S4PE tool.
Tags: #keep, #book, #publish

Type: Other

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

Sims 4
Built with Game Version: 1.48.94

This is a multi-part download:


Use one mod version appropriate for your game's patch level.
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
KeepBooksAfterPublishing.zip | Version 5 - for TS4 version 1.48.94 (December 20, 2018)

Size: 22.6 KB · Downloads: 15,294 · 31st Dec 2018
22.6 KB 15,294 31st Dec 2018
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Basic Download and Install Instructions:
1. Download: Click the File tab to see the download link. Click the link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.
Read the upload description for installation instructions. If nothing else is specified, do the following:
2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) to extract the .package file(s) (if included, ts4script as well) from the .rar or .zip file(s).
3. Cut and paste the .package file(s) (if included, ts4script as well) into your Mods folder
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
  • Windows Vista/7/8/8.1: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\

Need more information?
  • Anyone can use both .rar and .zip files easily! On Windows, use WinRAR.
  • If you don't have a Mods folder, just make one.
  • Mod still not working? Make sure you have script mods enabled
 
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Lab Assistant
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#2 Old 4th Dec 2014 at 4:55 AM
Yes! I was just complaining about this and rage quit the game! Can you say absolute perfect timing?
Test Subject
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#3 Old 4th Dec 2014 at 5:16 AM
thanks a lot! It really bugged me that all the books my Sims wrote were gone forever when they wanted to make money with it. This mod is perfect!
Test Subject
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#4 Old 4th Dec 2014 at 7:33 AM
Very cool. Thanks for all the work.
Test Subject
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#5 Old 4th Dec 2014 at 8:02 AM
Yep! Exactly what I need. Thanks a lot for this mod.
Field Researcher
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#6 Old 4th Dec 2014 at 10:01 AM
This is great; thank you! It really bugged me that books written by my Sim just poofed into thin air.
Smeg Head
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#7 Old 4th Dec 2014 at 12:00 PM Last edited by coolspear1 : 4th Dec 2014 at 12:14 PM.
What kind of self-respecting author does not have at least one copy of their own published manuscript? Silly Maxis, and well done you for fixing this blatant oversight. In the realms of cyberspace gaming, you have won a Pulitzer Prize for dedicated services to Sims publishing.
Mad Poster
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#8 Old 4th Dec 2014 at 12:22 PM
Thank-you Scumbumbo! This was very much needed, indeed!
Lab Assistant
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#9 Old 4th Dec 2014 at 3:08 PM
Will this also make a book that you publish buyable? I know after publishing I thought I would just be able to buy a copy of my book but alas I wasn't. Does this mod change that as well?
Test Subject
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#10 Old 4th Dec 2014 at 3:26 PM
Thank you! This is great.
Test Subject
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#11 Old 4th Dec 2014 at 4:16 PM
I too thought I would be able to buy a copy of my own published books. Thank you so much! Now I should actually put thought into the titles of my books rather than letting the randomly generated names go because why does it matter?
Test Subject
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#12 Old 4th Dec 2014 at 7:28 PM
Great!! Thanks. :)
Lab Assistant
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#13 Old 4th Dec 2014 at 8:57 PM
What were they thinking making it so we couldn't buy our own books... sigh. Thank You.. having the books you've written in inventory makes the whole writing career!
Test Subject
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#14 Old 5th Dec 2014 at 4:22 AM
Oh thank you so much! Now I can keep all the books written by my sims.
Test Subject
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#15 Old 6th Dec 2014 at 8:21 AM
This is exactly what I was looking for! Like many others, I found it really dumb that I couldn't go and buy my books that I published. I swear you were able to in Sims 3, though it has been a long time since I played it.
Mad Poster
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#16 Old 6th Dec 2014 at 12:42 PM
Now maybe I'll actually try to pursue the Writer career. Thanks so much!
Test Subject
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#17 Old 13th Dec 2014 at 2:26 AM
Saved my bestseller!
Lab Assistant
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#18 Old 14th Dec 2014 at 10:44 PM
Thank you! I was really bummed that I couldn't retain (or buy) a copy of my published books. This is how it should've been in the first place, IMO. :-)
Test Subject
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#19 Old 16th Dec 2014 at 3:55 AM
I've been waiting for this mod~! Thanks!
Lab Assistant
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#20 Old 17th Dec 2014 at 2:30 AM
Will this need updating, with today's 12-16 patch? or is it good to go...?
Deceased
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#21 Old 17th Dec 2014 at 3:42 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jron7667
Will this need updating, with today's 12-16 patch? or is it good to go...?


Good to go - no changes are required for the careers patch.
Test Subject
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#22 Old 18th Dec 2014 at 2:25 AM
Thank You very much for this! As a writer it made me almost mad that the Sim never had it's own book! Crazy! Tks!
Lab Assistant
#23 Old 18th Dec 2014 at 7:02 AM
Thank you for replying!

Quote:
Originally Posted by scumbumbo
Good to go - no changes are required for the careers patch.
Test Subject
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#24 Old 18th Dec 2014 at 2:33 PM
This is really great. Thank you so much!
Lab Assistant
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#25 Old 27th Dec 2014 at 8:09 PM
this was bugging me soo much so thank you very much for fixing it :)
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