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The Sims 2 Style Need Decay

by simmythesim Posted 31st May 2015 at 9:41 PM - Updated 1st Jun 2015 at 5:42 AM by simmythesim
17 Comments / replies (Who?) - 6 Feedback Posts, 10 Thanks Posts
A minor tweak but a tweak nonetheless, this changes the default The Sims 4 need decay speed to one that is used by The Sims 2. I did this because people said that needs were unbalanced, and by considering that hunger decay rate is 30% more than The Sims 2, I can see why.

Note: This is different from the other needs decay mod as this one sets it to The Sims 2 levels, while that one you set the change for all needs equally

Changes (All of these are in per sim minute)

Hunger's decay rate was decreased from 0.2083 to 0.1405
Bladder is almost the same, changed from 0.1736 to 0.171
Fun's rate was decreased from 0.1488 to 0.1161
Energy is almost the same, changed from 0.1389 to 0.134
Social's decay is increased from 0.0868 to 0.1161
Hygiene's decay was increased a lot, from 0.0694 to 0.134

I hope this mod leads to a fun sims experience!

Made with version 1.7.65

v1.0 release!

Will conflict with any mod that tries to modify the following files

Additional Credits:
velocitygrass for sims4xmlextractor
Kuree for s4pe
Tags: #the, #sims, #2, #style, #needs

Type: Other

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17 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 5 Feedback Posts, 10 Thanks Posts
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Mad Poster
#2 Old 31st May 2015 at 11:11 PM
This could be useful. Thank you so much!
Field Researcher
#3 Old 31st May 2015 at 11:48 PM
thanks i think this is better
Field Researcher
#4 Old 1st Jun 2015 at 1:15 AM
Anything that will remind me of TS2 I'm downloading. Thanks so much!
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 1st Jun 2015 at 1:53 AM
Thanks for sharing!! :-)
Field Researcher
#6 Old 1st Jun 2015 at 2:21 AM
Thank you. :)
Test Subject
#7 Old 2nd Jun 2015 at 12:32 AM
Great~ Thnx 4 sharing!
Field Researcher
#8 Old 8th Jun 2015 at 12:07 PM
Noticed that hunger decreases very quickly, which is no fun at all. Means you spend half of the day just with eating, like there's nothing else to do.
Thanks for making a fix for that.
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 22nd Jun 2015 at 2:12 PM
Good mod, but I have noticed that instead of the hunger going down fast hygiene does. They have to shower twice a day as it ends in the red field quickly :s And no they are not working out lol.
Test Subject
#10 Old 28th Jun 2015 at 4:40 AM
Woo ty!
Test Subject
#11 Old 31st Aug 2015 at 8:08 PM
This looks fun I'll try it out
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 18th Dec 2015 at 3:14 AM
Is this still working in December 2015?
Test Subject
29th Jan 2016 at 11:32 AM
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Lab Assistant
#13 Old 19th May 2016 at 5:54 AM
This is still working right? As of May 2016?
Test Subject
#14 Old 18th Jul 2016 at 12:17 PM
It seems this mod not working after last updates. Can you confirm this simmythesim?
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 21st Dec 2017 at 8:08 AM
Please update this.
Test Subject
#16 Old 25th Feb 2018 at 12:00 PM
Not sure if it works on active Sims for the latest patch, but it prevents NPCs from properly refilling their needs, especially vampires, so please hold off from using this mod for now until the op or somebody updates it.
Test Subject
#17 Old 17th Jun 2018 at 12:23 AM
Hi, I replicated the mod with fresh (1.43) tuning files.